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还 huán: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

还 (huán) English Meaning

  • to come back
  • to give back
  • to return
  • to pay back
  • surname Huan

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced “hái” in HSK 1 and earlier in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 有借有还。
    Yǒu jiè yǒu hái.
    You should return what you borrow.
  • 她没有还我钱。
    Tā méiyǒu huán wǒ qián.
    She didn’t give me my money back.
  • 汤姆想去还欠的钱。
    Tāngmǔ xiǎng qù hái qiàn de qián.
    Tom wants to pay back the money he owes.
  • 我一有钱马上就还你。
    Wǒ yī yǒu qián mǎshàng jiù hái nǐ.
    I’ll pay you back as soon as I have money.
  • 我拿到了他还我的书。
    Wǒ ná dàole tā huán wǒ de shū.
    I got the book back from him.
  • 我们还得付多一万日元。
    Wǒmen hái dé fù duō yī wàn rì yuán.
    We still have more than ten thousand yen left to pay.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

还 (hái): (hái) still; still in progress; still more; yet; even more; in addition; fairly; passably (good); as early as; even; also; else; (huán) to pay back; to return; surname Huan

  •  (chuò): brisk walking
  •  (bù): (negative prefix); not; no

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 还

HSK 2 Word List

  • 还(hái):  still; yet; even more; still more; also; too; as well

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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