The Chinese word 几乎 means “almost” or “nearly”. It is used to indicate that something is very close to happening or being true, but not quite there yet. 几乎 is a common word in spoken and written Chinese, and is an important word to know for anyone learning the language.
Adverb: almost, nearly
|我几乎每天都去健身房||wǒ jīhū měitiān dōu qù jiànshēnfáng||I almost go to the gym every day|
|这个城市的夏天几乎没有雨||zhège chéngshì de xiàtiān jīhū méiyǒu yǔ||This city’s summer almost never has rain|
|她几乎不吃肉，只吃蔬菜和水果||tā jīhū bù chī ròu, zhǐ chī shūcài hé shuǐguǒ||She almost never eats meat, only vegetables and fruits|
|这个问题几乎没有答案||zhège wèntí jīhū méiyǒu dá’àn||This question almost has no answer|
|我们几乎快到了||wǒmen jīhū kuài dàole||We almost arrived|
|这个地方几乎没人知道||zhège dìfāng jīhū méi rén zhīdào||Almost no one knows about this place|
|她几乎每天都喝咖啡||tā jīhū měitiān dōu hē kāfēi||She almost drinks coffee every day|
|他的中文几乎像母语一样流利||tā de zhōngwén jīhū xiàng mǔyǔ yīyàng liúlì||His Chinese is almost as fluent as a native speaker|
几乎 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 4.