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尝 cháng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

尝 (cháng) English Meaning

  • to try (to taste)
  • to experience
  • flavor
  • (past tense marker)
  • already
  • formerly
  • ever
  • once
  • test

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 他们每周尝一次肉。
    Tāmen měi zhōu cháng yīcì ròu.
    They eat meat once a week.
  • 尝一点儿这种乳酪吧!
    Cháng yīdiǎn er zhè zhǒng rǔlào ba!
    Just have a taste of this cheese!
  • 我伤风了,尝不出味道。
    Wǒ shāngfēngle, cháng bù chū wèidào.
    I’ve got a cold and so I have no taste.
  • 你尝得出炖肉里有大蒜味儿吗?
    Nǐ cháng dé chū dùn ròu li yǒu dàsuàn wèi er ma?
    Can you taste the garlic in this stew?
  • 他让我尝到了他敏锐尖刻之机智的滋味。
    Tā ràng wǒ cháng dàole tā mǐnruì jiānkè zhī jīzhì de zīwèi.
    He gave me a taste of his acid wit.
  • 我尝试用多媒体播放器听音乐时,却出现了错误讯息而不能播放。
    Wǒ chángshì yòng duōméitǐ bòfàng qì tīng yīnyuè shí, què chūxiànle cuòwù xùnxí ér bùnéng bòfàng.
    When I try to listen to music with the media player there’s an error and I can’t play the file.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 chang 2
  • 土 (tǔ): earth
  • 一 (yī): one
  • 勿 (wù): do not

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 尝

HSK 4 Word List

  •  (cháng): to try (to taste); to experience; flavor; (past tense marker); already; formerly; ever; once; test

HSK 6 Word List

  • 尝试 (cháng shì): to try; to attempt; CL:次(cì)
  • 品尝 (pǐn cháng): to taste a small amount; to sample

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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