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翻译 fān yì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

翻译 (fān yì) English Meaning

  • to translate
  • to interpret
  • translator
  • interpreter
  • translation
  • interpretation

Traditional Characters:  翻譯

翻 forms words in:

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

译 is only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)
  • (wèi)
  • (míng)

Sample Sentences

  • 我来翻译。
    Wǒ lái fānyì.
    I will translate.
  • 我是个翻译。
    Wǒ shìgè fānyì.
    I am a translator.
  • 翻译是一门学问。
    Fānyì shì yī mén xuéwèn.
    Translation is a kind of science.
  • 我正在逐字的翻译。
    Wǒ zhèngzài zhú zì de fānyì.
    I am making a word for word translation.
  • 比较你和他的翻译。
    Bǐjiào nǐ hé tā de fānyì.
    Compare your translation with his.
  • 不要翻译这个句子!
    Bùyào fānyì zhège jùzi!
    Don’t translate this sentence!
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 fan 1

翻 (fān): to turn over; to flip over; to overturn; to rummage through; to translate; to decode; to double; to climb over or into; to cross

  • 番 (fān): foreign country; foreigner; foreign (non-Chinese); barbarian; classifier for occurrences (of an action or deed); -fold (as in twofold, etc.); kind; sort
  • 羽 (yǔ): feather
HSK 4 yi 4

译 (yì): to translate; to interpret

  • 讠 (yán): speech
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand
  • -: unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 翻

HSK 4 Word List

  • 翻译 (fān yì): to translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation; CL: 個|个(gè),位(wèi), 名(míng)

HSK 5 Word List

  • 翻 (fān): to turn over; to flip over; to overturn; to rummage through; to translate; to decode

HSK 6 Word List

  • 推翻 (tuī fān): overthrow

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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