The Chinese word 头发 means “hair” in English. It is a compound word consisting of the characters 头 meaning “head” and 发 meaning “hair”. It is commonly used in daily conversations and written language to refer to the hair on one’s head. For example, one might say “我今天洗了头发” which means “I washed my hair today”.
Noun: hair (on the head)
|我的头发很长||wǒ de tóufǎ hěn cháng||My hair is very long|
|她的头发很短||tā de tóufǎ hěn duǎn||Her hair is very short|
|他的头发很黑||tā de tóufǎ hěn hēi||His hair is very black|
|她的头发很卷||tā de tóufǎ hěn juǎn||Her hair is very curly|
|我每天都要梳头发||wǒ měi tiān dōu yào shū tóufǎ||I have to comb my hair every day|
|我的头发掉了很多||wǒ de tóufǎ diàole hěn duō||I have lost a lot of hair|
|她把头发绑成了马尾辫||tā bǎ tóufǎ bǎng chéngle mǎwěi biàn||She tied her hair into a ponytail|
|他染了头发，变成了金黄色||tā rǎnle tóufǎ, biàn chéngle jīnhuáng sè||He dyed his hair and it became golden|
头发 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.