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打扰 dǎ rǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

打扰 (dǎ rǎo) English Meaning

  • to disturb
  • to bother
  • to trouble

Traditional Characters:  打擾

打 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

扰 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 对不起打扰你了。
    Duìbùqǐ dǎrǎo nǐle.
    I’m sorry to bother
  • 我很抱歉打扰你了。
    Wǒ hěn bàoqiàn dǎrǎo nǐle.
    I’m sorry to trouble
  • 我可以打扰你一下吗?
    Wǒ kěyǐ dǎrǎo nǐ yīxià ma?
    May I bother you for a moment?
  • 你考虑周到,没有打扰我们。
    Nǐ kǎolǜ zhōudào, méiyǒu dǎrǎo wǒmen.
    You were considerate not to disturb
  • 对不起打扰一下,请问去车站怎么走?
    Duìbùqǐ dǎrǎo yīxià, qǐngwèn qù chēzhàn zěnme zǒu?
    I’m sorry to bother you, but could you tell me the way to the station?
  • 那我就不继续打扰你,玩数独游戏去了。
    Nà wǒ jiù bù jìxù dǎrǎo nǐ, wán shù dú yóuxì qùle.
    I will play Sudoku instead of continuing to bother you.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

打 (dǎ): to beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 丁 (dīng): fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 (shí tiān gān); fourth in order; letter ‘D’ or roman ‘IV’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’ etc; butyl; cubes (of food)

扰 (rǎo): to disturb

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 尤 (yóu): outstanding; particularly, especially; a fault; to express discontentment against

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 打

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 扰

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 干扰 (gān rǎo): to interfere; obstruction
  • 扰乱 (rǎo luàn): to disturb; to perturb; to harass
  • 骚扰 (sāo rǎo): to disturb; to cause a commotion; to harass
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