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打折 dǎ zhé: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

打折 (dǎ zhé) English Meaning

  • to give a discount

Traditional Characters:  打折

打 forms words in:

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

折 forms words in:

HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced shé, but not within HSK vocabulary lists.

Sample Sentences

  • 价钱可以打折吗?
    Jiàqián kěyǐ dǎzhé ma?
    Can the price be discounted?
  • 毛皮大衣在打折。
    Máopí dàyī zài dǎzhé.
    Fur coats are on sale.
  • 价钿好打折头𠲎?
    Jià diàn hǎo dǎzhé tou fa?
    A bargain, Huh?
  • 那商店里的商品全都打九折呢。
    Nà shāngdiàn lǐ de shāngpǐn quándōu dǎ jiǔ zhé ne.
    Everything at that store is 10 percent off the regular price.
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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)

折 (zhé): to turn something over; to turn upside down; to tip sth out (of a container) -- (zhé) to break; to fracture; to snap; to suffer loss; to bend; to twist; to turn; to change direction; convinced; to convert into (currency); discount; rebate; tenth (in price); classifier for theatrical scenes; to fold; accounts book; (shé) to break (e.g. stick or bone); a loss

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 斤 (jīn): ax / 500 grams

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 折

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 挫折 (cuò zhé): setback; reverse; check; defeat; frustration; disappointment; to frustrate; to discourage; to set somebody back; to blunt; to subdue
  • 曲折 (qū zhé): complicated; winding
  • 折腾 (zhē teng): to toss from side to side (e.g. sleeplessly); to repeat something over and over again; to torment somebody; to play crazy
  • 折 (zhé): to break; to snap; to suffer the loss of; to turn; to bend; to admire; to amount to; to discoun; to fold; turning stroke (in Chinese character); booklet
  • 折磨 (zhé mó): to persecute; to torment
  • 周折 (zhōu zhé): complication; twists and turns; problem; setback
  • 转折 (zhuǎn zhé): shift in the trend of events; plot shift in a book; twists and turns
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