The Chinese word 慢 means “slow” in English. It is often used to describe the speed of something, such as a slow-moving vehicle or a leisurely pace of walking. It can also be used to describe a person who is slow in understanding or learning something. In addition, 慢 can be used in various phrases and idioms, such as 慢慢来, which means “take it slowly” or “go at a relaxed pace”.
|他走路很慢||tā zǒulù hěn màn||He walks very slowly|
|请慢用||qǐng màn yòng||Please take your time|
|她的反应很慢||tā de fǎnyìng hěn màn||Her reaction is very slow|
|这个电梯很慢||zhège diàntī hěn màn||This elevator is very slow|
|他说话慢慢地||tā shuōhuà màn màn de||He speaks slowly|
|我的电脑运行很慢||wǒ de diànnǎo yùnxíng hěn màn||My computer runs very slowly|
|这个服务员服务很慢||zhège fúwùyuán fúwù hěn màn||This waiter provides service very slowly|
|她的心跳很慢||tā de xīntiào hěn màn||Her heartbeat is very slow|
慢 is part of HSK Level 2 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.