The Chinese word 卷 has several meanings, but the most common one is “roll” or “scroll”. It is often used to describe a rolled-up piece of paper or fabric, such as a scroll with calligraphy or a rolled-up mat for exercise. In addition, 卷 can also mean “volume” or “book”, as in a series of books that are numbered by volume.
Noun: roll Verb: to roll Measure Word: for roll, spool
Noun: book, examination paper, scroll, chapter Measure Word: for books, paintings, etc.
|我喜欢吃卷饼||wǒ xǐhuān chī juǎn bǐng||I like to eat rolled pancakes|
|她的头发卷曲||tā de tóufǎ juǎnqū||Her hair is curly|
|我们需要卷尺来测量尺寸||wǒmen xūyào juǎnchǐ lái cèliáng chǐcùn||We need a tape measure to measure dimensions|
|他卷起袖子开始工作||tā juǎn qǐ xiùzi kāishǐ gōngzuò||He rolled up his sleeves and started working|
|这个卷轴很有历史价值||zhège juǎnzhóu hěn yǒu lìshǐ jiàzhí||This scroll has a lot of historical value|
|我们可以卷一张纸来写字||wǒmen kěyǐ juǎn yì zhāng zhǐ lái xiě zì||We can roll up a piece of paper to write on|
|这个学期我要学习卷积运算||zhège xuéqī wǒ yào xuéxí juǎnjí yùnsuàn||This semester I will study convolution operations|
|他的卷发很难打理||tā de juǎn fà hěn nán dǎlǐ||His curly hair is hard to manage|
卷 is part of HSK Level 5 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 4.