The Chinese word 回 is a versatile word that can be used as a verb or classifier. As a verb, it means “to return” or “to go back”, and is often used in phrases such as 回家 meaning “to go home”. As a classifier, it means “a time”, as in 回头 meaning “later” or “another time”.
Verb: to return, to answer, to reply
Measure Word: for events of action
|我们每年都会回家过春节||wǒmen měi nián dōu huì huí jiā guò chūnjié||We go back home to celebrate Chinese New Year every year|
|他回来了吗？||tā huí lái le ma?||Has he come back?|
|我们需要回答这个问题||wǒmen xūyào huídá zhège wèntí||We need to answer this question|
|他回忆起了他的童年||tā huíyì qǐ le tā de tóngnián||He recalled his childhood|
|我们需要回到过去去寻找答案||wǒmen xūyào huí dào guòqù qù xúnzhǎo dá’àn||We need to go back to the past to find the answer|
|昨天晚上我回家晚了||zuótiān wǎnshàng wǒ huí jiā wǎn le||I came back home late last night|
|他回避了我的问题||tā huíbì le wǒ de wèntí||He avoided my question|
|我们需要回顾一下过去的经历||wǒmen xūyào huígù yīxià guòqù de jīnglì||We need to review our past experiences|
回 is part of HSK Level 1 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1 and HSK Level 2.