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谈 tán: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

谈 (tán) English Meaning

  • to discuss
  • to chat
  • to converse
  • to talk
  • to speak

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 别谈这种事。
    Bié tán zhè zhǒng shì.
    Don’t talk about such a thing.
  • 我们会后详谈。
    Wǒmen huì hòu xiáng tán.
    We’ll talk about this in detail later.
  • 我们过一会再谈。
    Wǒmenguò yī huǐ zài tán.
    We’ll talk later.
  • 我想和你的舅舅谈一谈。
    Wǒ xiǎng hé nǐ de jiùjiu tán yī tán.
    I want to talk to your uncle.
  • 我不和我的老板谈私事。
    Wǒ bù hé wǒ de lǎobǎn tán sīshì.
    I don’t talk to my boss about my private matters.
  • 我们有些重要的事要谈。
    Wǒmen yǒuxiē zhòngyào de shì yào tán.
    We have important issues to discuss.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 tan 2
  • 讠 (yán): speech
  • 炎 (yán): flame; inflammation; -itis

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 谈

HSK 4 Word List

  • 谈 (tán): to discuss; to chat; to converse; to talk; to speak

HSK 5 Word List

  • 谈判 (tán pàn): to negotiate; negotiation; talks; conference; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 侃侃而谈 (kǎn kǎn ér tán): to speak frankly with assurance;
  • 洽谈 (qià tán): to discuss

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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