The Chinese word 张 is a versatile character that can be used as a noun, verb, or measure word. As a noun, it can refer to a sheet, a piece of paper, or a photograph. As a verb, it means to stretch, to open, or to spread out. 张 is also commonly used as a measure word for flat objects, such as tables, chairs, and doors. In addition, 张 is a common surname in China, and it is often used in personal names.
Verb: to open up, to spread
Measure Word: for pieces, flat objects
|张先生是我的老师||zhāng xiānsheng shì wǒ de lǎoshī||Mr Zhang is my teacher|
|她在张罗婚礼的事情||tā zài zhāngluó hūnlǐ de shìqíng||She is arranging the wedding|
|这张照片很漂亮||zhè zhāng zhàopiàn hěn piàoliang||This photo is very beautiful|
|她给我张纸条||tā gěi wǒ zhāng zhǐtiáo||She gave me a piece of paper|
|他的脸上挂着一张笑容||tā de liǎn shàng guàzhe yī zhāng xiàoróng||There was a smile on his face|
|我要去张家沟旅游||wǒ yào qù zhāng jiā gōu lǚyóu||I am going to Zhangjiagou for a trip|
|张嘴，让我看看你的牙齿||zhāng zuǐ, ràng wǒ kàn kàn nǐ de yáchǐ||Open your mouth, let me see your teeth|
|这张地图上标注了所有的城市||zhè zhāng dìtú shàng biāozhùle suǒyǒu de chéngshì||All cities are marked on this map|
张 is part of HSK Level 2 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 3.