顺便 (shùn biàn) English Meaning
- in passing
- without much extra effort
Traditional Characters: 順便
顺 forms words in:
便 forms words in:
Tā shùnbiàn tí dào tā yǒu yī liàng xīn qìchē.
He mentioned in passing that he had a new car.
Wúlùn hé shí nǐ lùguò zhè’er, qǐng shùnbiàn jìnlái zuò zuò.
Please drop in any time you are passing this way.
Dào lúndūn shí shùnbiàn lái kàn wǒ.
Drop in and see us when you’re next in London.
Wǒ zhǐshì shùnbiàn tí jí cǐ shì.
I mention it only as an aside.
Wǒ juédìng shùnbiàn qù kànwàng kànwàng tā.
I decided to take the opportunity to go and visit him.
Yěxǔ jiù shì lùguò shùnbiàn lái kàn kàn.
Maybe he just came by to drop in.
Stroke Order & Character Components
顺 (shùn): to obey; to follow; to arrange; to make reasonable; along; favorable
- 川 (chuān): river
- 页 (yè): head / leaf
便 (biàn): ordinary; plain; convenient; as convenient; when the chance arises; handy; easy; informal; simple; so; thus; to relieve oneself; to urinate; to defecate; equivalent to 就(jiù): then; in that case; even if; soon afterwards
- 亻 (rén): man
- 更 (gèng): even more; more; further; still; still more
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 顺
- 顺便 (shùn biàn): conveniently; in passing; without much extra effort
- 顺利 (shùn lì): smoothly; without a hitch
- 顺序 (shùn xù): sequence; order
HSK 5 Word List
- 孝顺 (xiào shun): to be obedient to one’s parents
HSK 6 Word List
- 一帆风顺 (yì fān fēng shùn): single sail, gentle wind (idiom); plain sailing; to go smoothly
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 便
- 便宜(pián yi): cheap; inexpensive; small advantages; to let somebody off lightly
- 方便(fāng biàn): convenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet
- 顺便(shùn biàn): conveniently; in passing; without much extra effort
- 随便(suí biàn): as one wishes; as one pleases; at random; negligent; casual; wanton
- 便(biàn): convenient; as convenient; ordinary; plain; when the chance arises; handy; easy; informal; simple; so; thus; to relieve oneself; to urinate; to defecate; equivalent to 就: then; in that case; even if; soon afterward
- 便利(biàn lì): convenient; easy; facilitate
- 便条(biàn tiáo): (informal) note; CL: 张(zhāng), 個|个(gè)
- 便于(biàn yú): easy to; convenient for
- 即便(jí biàn): even if; even though; right away; immediately
- 以便(yǐbiàn): so that; so as to; in order to
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word