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咱们 zán men: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

咱们 (zán men) English Meaning

  • we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to)
  • I or me
  • you

Traditional Character:  咱們

咱 is only found in HSK 4.

们 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 这都是咱们听说的。
    Zhè dōu shì zánmen tīng shuō de.
    That’s what we heard.
  • 咱们动手洗碗碟好吗?
    Zánmen dòngshǒu xǐ wǎn dié hǎo ma?
    Shall we attack the dishes by hand?
  • 咱们不如去喝杯咖啡?
    Zánmen bùrú qù hē bēi kāfēi?
    Wouldn’t it be better if we went and got a coffee?
  • 咱们到田园去放风筝怎么样?
    Zánmen dào tiányuán qù fàng fēngzhēng zěnme yàng?
    Let’s go to the field and fly kites, what do you say?
  • 还记得咱们造木桥那时节么?
    Hái jìdé zánmen zào mù qiáo nà shíjié me?
    Do you remember when we made wooden bridges?
  • 咱们迟到了,我必须催你一下。
    Zánmen chídàole, wǒ bìxū cuī nǐ yīxià.
    We’re late; I have to rush you.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

咱 (zán): I or me; we (including both the speaker and the person spoken to)

  •  (kǒu): mouth
  •  (zì): personal

们 (men): plural marker for pronouns;marker for nouns referring to individuals

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 门 (mén): gate

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 们

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 咱们(zánmen): we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to); I or me; you
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