The Chinese word 怎么 is a question word that means “how” or “in what way”. It is commonly used in questions to ask for information about how something is done or how something happened. For example, 怎么走 means “how to get there” and 怎么了 means “what’s wrong” or “what happened”. It is a fundamental word in the Chinese language and is essential for communication.
|你怎么了？||nǐ zěnme le?||What’s wrong with you?|
|怎么去火车站？||zěnme qù huǒchēzhàn?||How do I get to the train station?|
|你怎么知道的？||nǐ zěnme zhīdào de?||How did you know?|
|怎么办？||zěnme bàn?||What should we do?|
|你怎么说？||nǐ zěnme shuō?||What do you mean?|
|怎么样？||zěnme yàng?||How about it?|
|怎么了解这个问题？||zěnme liǎojiě zhège wèntí?||How to understand this problem?|
|你怎么能这么做？||nǐ zěnme néng zhème zuò?||How could you do this?|
怎么 is part of HSK Level 1 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.