The Chinese word 听 means “to listen” or “to hear”. It is commonly used in everyday conversation to indicate the act of paying attention to someone or something. For example, one might say “请听我说” which means “please listen to me”. The word can also be used in more formal settings, such as in a lecture or presentation, to encourage the audience to listen attentively.
Verb: to listen, to hear, to obey
Measure Word: for canned beverages
|我喜欢听音乐||wǒ xǐhuān tīng yīnyuè||I like listening to music|
|你能听到我说话吗？||nǐ néng tīng dào wǒ shuōhuà ma?||Can you hear me speaking?|
|他很喜欢听别人的故事||tā hěn xǐhuān tīng biérén de gùshì||He enjoys listening to other people’s stories|
|我们需要认真听老师讲课||wǒmen xūyào rènzhēn tīng lǎoshī jiǎngkè||We need to listen carefully to the teacher’s lecture|
|她喜欢听电台播放的新闻||tā xǐhuān tīng diàntái bōfàng de xīnwén||She likes listening to the news on the radio|
|我们应该听取不同的意见||wǒmen yīnggāi tīngqǔ bùtóng de yìjiàn||We should listen to different opinions|
|他听说过这个地方，但从未去过||tā tīng shuō guò zhège dìfāng, dàn cóngwèi qùguò||He has heard of this place but has never been there|
|我们需要听取专家的建议||wǒmen xūyào tīngqǔ zhuānjiā de jiànyì||We need to listen to the advice of experts|
听 is part of HSK Level 1 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.