The Chinese word “好” is a versatile word that can be used in a variety of ways. It is most commonly used to mean “good” or “well” and can be used to describe things like food, weather, or a person’s health. In addition, it can be used to express agreement, approval, or satisfaction, similar to “OK” or “alright” in English. Overall, “好” is a fundamental and frequently used word in Chinese that can express a range of meanings depending on the context.
Adjective: good, nice
Verb: to be fond of, to be prone to
|我很好||wǒ hěn hǎo||I am very good|
|你好吗？||nǐ hǎo ma?||How are you?|
|她的中文说得很好||tā de zhōngwén shuō dé hěn hǎo||She speaks Chinese very well|
|这个饭店的菜很好吃||zhège fàndiàn de cài hěn hǎochī||The food in this restaurant is very delicious|
|我好喜欢这个电影||wǒ hǎo xǐhuān zhège diànyǐng||I really like this movie|
|他好像在等人||tā hǎoxiàng zài děng rén||He seems to be waiting for someone|
|这个地方的风景真好||zhège dìfāng de fēngjǐng zhēn hǎo||The scenery in this place is really beautiful|
|你做得很好！||nǐ zuò dé hěn hǎo!||You did a great job!|
好 is part of HSK Level 1 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1, HSK Level 2 and HSK Level 4.