The Chinese word 坏 means “bad” or “broken” and is often used to describe something that is not functioning properly or is in a state of disrepair. It can also be used to describe a person’s behavior, indicating that they are behaving badly or doing something wrong. In some contexts, the word can be used to mean “spoiled” or “rotten”, such as when referring to food that has gone bad. Overall, 坏 is a versatile word that can be used in a variety of contexts to describe something negative or undesirable.
Adjective: bad, broken, spoiled
|这个苹果坏了||zhège píngguǒ huài le||This apple is rotten|
|他的行为很坏||tā de xíngwéi hěn huài||His behavior is bad|
|这个房间的气味很坏||zhège fángjiān de qìwèi hěn huài||The smell in this room is bad|
|这个电视机坏了||zhège diànshìjī huài le||This TV is broken|
|这个人说话很坏||zhège rén shuōhuà hěn huài||This person speaks badly|
|我的胃很坏，不能吃辣的食物||wǒ de wèi hěn huài, bùnéng chī là de shíwù||My stomach is bad, I can’t eat spicy food|
|这个孩子很坏，经常欺负别人||zhège háizi hěn huài, jīngcháng qīfu biérén||This child is bad, he often bullies others|
|这个地方治安很坏||zhège dìfāng zhì’ān hěn huài||The public security in this place is bad|
坏 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.