The Chinese word 万 means “ten thousand” in English. It is a commonly used numeral in Chinese, and is often used to represent large numbers. For example, the phrase “一万” means “ten thousand” and “一百万” means “one million”. In addition to its use as a numeral, the word 万 is also used in various idiomatic expressions, such as “万无一失” which means “absolutely safe and sound” or “万事如意” which means “may all your wishes come true”.
|我们公司有几万员工||wǒmen gōngsī yǒu jǐ wàn yuángōng||Our company has tens of thousands of employees|
|他的收入达到了一百万||tā de shōurù dádào le yī bǎi wàn||His income has reached one million|
|他为了买房子存了十万块钱||tā wèile mǎi fángzi cún le shí wàn kuài qián||He saved 100,000 yuan to buy a house|
|这个城市的人口已经超过了两百万||zhège chéngshì de rénkǒu yǐjīng chāoguò le liǎng bǎi wàn||The population of this city has exceeded two million|
|我们要为这次活动筹集十万资金||wǒmen yào wèi zhè cì huódòng chóují shí wàn zījīn||We need to raise 100,000 funds for this event|
|这个项目需要投入数百万的资金||zhège xiàngmù xūyào tóurù shùbǎi wàn de zījīn||This project requires an investment of millions of yuan|
|他是一个有百万粉丝的网红||tā shì yīgè yǒu bǎi wàn fěnsī de wǎnghóng||He is an internet celebrity with millions of fans|
万 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.