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弹钢琴 tán gāng qín: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

弹钢琴 (tán gāng qín) English Meaning

  • play the piano

Traditional Characters:  彈鋼琴

弹 forms words in:

钢 forms words in:

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

琴 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 我弹钢琴。
    Wǒ dàn gāngqín.
    I play the piano.
  • 谁在弹钢琴?
    Shéi zài dàn gāngqín?
    Who is playing the piano?
  • 我不弹钢琴。
    Wǒ bù dàn gāngqín.
    I do not play the piano.
  • 玛丽弹钢琴。
    Mǎlì dàn gāngqín.
    Mary plays the piano.
  • 你会弹钢琴吗?
    Nǐ huì dàn gāngqín ma?
    Can you play the piano?
  • 她擅长弹钢琴。
    Tā shàncháng dàn gāngqín.
    She is good at playing the piano.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 tan

弹 (dàn): (dàn) cross ball; bullet; shot; shell; ball; (tán) to pluck (a string); to play (a string instrument); to spring or leap; to shoot (e.g. with a catapult); (of cotton) to fluff or tease; to flick; to flip; to accuse; to impeach; elastic (of materials)

  • 弓 (gōng): bow
  • 单 (dān): bill; list; form; single; only; sole; odd number; CL: 個|个(gè)
HSK 4 gang

钢 (gāng): steel; hard; strong

  • 钅 (jīn): gold / metal
  • 冈 (gāng): ridge; mound
HSK 4 qin

琴 (qín): musical instrument in general; Chinese lute

  • 王 (yù): jade
  • 今 (jīn): today; modern; present; current; this; now

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 弹

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 导弹 (dǎo dàn): guided missile; cruise missile; missile; CL: 枚(méi)
  • 弹性 (tán xìng): flexibility; elasticity (physics)
  • 子弹 (zǐ dàn): bullet; CL: 粒(lì), 颗(kē), 发(fā)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 钢

HSK 4 Word List

  • 弹钢琴 (tán gāng qín): play the piano

HSK 5 Word List

  • 钢铁 (gāng tiě): steel; strong; firm; staunch
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