The Chinese word 一 is a numeral that means “one” in English. It is used to represent the quantity of a single object or entity, and is often combined with other numerals to form larger numbers. In addition to its numerical use, 一 is also used as a sort of measure word for certain nouns, such as “day”. It is a very common and essential word in the Chinese language, and is one of the first characters that students learn when studying Chinese.
|我们一起去看电影吧||wǒmen yīqǐ qù kàn diànyǐng ba||Let’s go watch a movie together|
|这是一本好书||zhè shì yī běn hǎo shū||This is a good book|
|我们一家人都很喜欢旅游||wǒmen yī jiā rén dōu hěn xǐhuān lǚyóu||Our whole family loves to travel|
|我们需要一些面包和牛奶||wǒmen xūyào yīxiē miànbāo hé niúnǎi||We need some bread and milk|
|他一直在等你的电话||tā yīzhí zài děng nǐ de diànhuà||He has been waiting for your call|
|我们需要一些新的想法||wǒmen xūyào yīxiē xīn de xiǎngfǎ||We need some new ideas|
|他们一起去了餐厅||tāmen yīqǐ qùle cāntīng||They went to the restaurant together|
|我们一定要准时到达机场||wǒmen yīdìng yào zhǔnshí dàodá jīchǎng||We must arrive at the airport on time|
一 is part of HSK Level 1 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.