一会儿 is a Chinese term that means “a little while” or “a moment”. It is commonly used in everyday conversation to express a short period of time, such as when someone asks you to wait for a moment or when you tell someone that you’ll be back in a little while. It can also be used to describe a short duration of time, such as when someone says they’ll only be staying for a little while. Overall, 一会儿 is a versatile phrase that is used frequently in Chinese conversations.
Time: a while
Adverb: in a moment, a little while
|我们一会儿见||wǒmen yīhuìr jiàn||We’ll see each other in a little while|
|你可以等一会儿再走||nǐ kěyǐ děng yīhuìr zài zǒu||You can wait a little while before leaving|
|我只需要一会儿就可以完成这个任务||wǒ zhǐ xūyào yīhuìr jiù kěyǐ wánchéng zhège rènwù||I only need a little while to complete this task|
|他说他一会儿会回来||tā shuō tā yīhuìr huì huílái||He said he’ll be back in a little while|
|我们可以坐在这里一会儿||wǒmen kěyǐ zuò zài zhèlǐ yīhuìr||We can sit here for a little while|
|等一会儿，我需要检查一下||děng yīhuìr, wǒ xūyào jiǎnchá yīxià||Wait a little while, I need to check something|
|我们可以一会儿去看电影||wǒmen kěyǐ yīhuìr qù kàn diànyǐng||We can go watch a movie in a little while|
|他说他会在一会儿之内完成这个任务||tā shuō tā huì zài yīhuìr zhī nèi wánchéng zhège rènwù||He said he’ll complete this task within a little while|
一会儿 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1 and HSK Level 2.