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打针 dǎ zhēn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

打针 (dǎ zhēn) English Meaning

  • to give or have an injection

Traditional Characters:  打針

打 forms words in:

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

针 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 我讨厌打针。
    Wǒ tǎoyàn dǎzhēn.
    I hate injections.
  • 给他打针时,用了三个护士才把他按住。
    Gěi tā dǎzhēn shí, yòngle sān gè hùshì cái bǎ tā àn zhù.
    It took three nurses to hold him down while they gave him the injection.
  • 我宁愿吃药,也不打针。
    Wǒ nìngyuàn chī yào, yě bù dǎzhēn.
    I would rather take a pill, than get a shot.
  • 打了這針,你就不會那麼痛了。
    Dǎle zhè zhēn, nǐ jiù bù huì nàme tòngle.
    This shot will help numb the pain.
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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)

针 (zhēn): needle; pin; injection; stitch; CL:根(gēn),支(zhī)

  • 钅 (jīn): gold / metal
  • 十 (shí): ten

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 针

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 针对 (zhēn duì): to be directed against; to be aimed at; to counter; in the light of; in connection with

HSK 6 Word List

  • 方针 (fāng zhēn): policy; guidelines; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 指南针 (zhǐ nán zhēn): compass

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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