判断 pàn duàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

判断 (pàn duàn) English Meaning

  • to decide
  • to determine

Traditional Characters:  判斷

判 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

断 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我无法判断距离。
    Wǒ wúfǎ pànduàn jùlí.
    I can’t judge distance.
  • 不要以穿着来判断一个人。
    Bùyào yǐ chuānzhuó lái pànduàn yīgè rén.
    Don’t judge a man by his clothes.
  • 判断树优劣,看果不看叶。
    Pànduàn shù yōu liè, kàn guǒ bù kàn yè.
    Judge a tree by its fruit, not by its leaves.
  • 不能根据服装来判断一个人。
    Bùnéng gēnjù fúzhuāng lái pànduàn yīgè rén.
    You can’t judge a person based on clothing.
  • 判断往往因利害关系而产生偏差。
    Pànduàn wǎngwǎng yīn lìhài guānxì ér chǎnshēng piānchā.
    Judgments are often biased by whats at stake.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 pan

判 (pàn): to judge; to sentence; to discriminate; to discern; obviously (different)

  •   (bàn): half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
  •  (dāo): knife
HSK 4 duan

断 (duàn): to break; to snap; to cut off; to give up or abstain from sth; to judge; (usually used in the negative) absolutely; definitely; decidedly

  •  (mǐ): rice
  •  (yǐn): second, hand
  •  (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 判

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 断

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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