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转 zhuǎn : Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

转 (zhuǎn) English Meaning

  • to turn
  • to change direction
  • to transfer
  • to forward (mail)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 转过来。
    Zhuǎn guòlái.
    Turn around.
  • 把火转小一点。
    Bǎ huǒ zhuǎn xiǎo yīdiǎn.
    Turn the flame down low.
  • 你可以转小声一点吗?
    Nǐ kěyǐ zhuǎn xiǎoshēng yīdiǎn ma?
    Could you turn it down?
  • 请把我的信件转到我的新地址。
    Qǐng bǎ wǒ de xìnjiàn zhuǎn dào wǒ de xīn dìzhǐ.
    Please forward my mail to my new address.
  • 我希望你最近转变成的这样子永远不要再变。
    Wǒ xīwàng nǐ zuìjìn zhuǎnbiàn chéng de zhèyàng zi yǒngyuǎn bùyào zài biàn.
    I hope you’ll never change back from the person you have recently become.
  • 该飞机的飞行速度可慢了一点,但它转的圈子可以小得多——这在近距离激战中是一大优势。
    Gāi fēijī de fēixíng sùdù kě mànle yīdiǎn, dàn tā zhuǎn de quān zǐ kěyǐ xiǎo dé duō——zhè zài jìn jùlí jīzhàn zhōng shì yī dà yōushì.
    The plane may be slightly slower, but it can turn in a much tighter circle–a big advantage in a dog fight.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

转 (zhuǎn): to turn; to change direction; to transfer; to forward (mail)

  •  (chē): car
  •  (zhuān): for a particular person, occasion, purpose; focused on one thing; special; expert; particular (to something); concentrated; specialized

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 转

HSK 4 Word List

  • 转 (zhuǎn): to turn; to change direction; to transfer; to forward (mail)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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