The Chinese word 段 is a measure word with multiple meanings depending on the context in which it is used. It can refer to a section, segment or part of something, such as a speech or a story. It can also mean a period of time, like a phase or a stage. Overall, 段 is a versatile word that is commonly used in both spoken and written Chinese.
Measure Word: for paragraphs, segments, periods, stories
|我们在这段时间内完成了很多工作||wǒmen zài zhè duàn shíjiān nèi wánchéng le hěn duō gōngzuò||We completed a lot of work during this period of time|
|这段路很曲折，需要小心驾驶||zhè duàn lù hěn qūzhé, xūyào xiǎoxīn jiàshǐ||This road is very winding and requires careful driving|
|他在电影的最后一段哭了||tā zài diànyǐng de zuìhòu yī duàn kū le||He cried during the last part of the movie|
|这段音乐让我感到非常舒适||zhè duàn yīnyuè ràng wǒ gǎndào fēicháng shūshì||This piece of music makes me feel very comfortable|
|我们需要一段时间来考虑这个问题||wǒmen xūyào yī duàn shíjiān lái kǎolǜ zhège wèntí||We need some time to consider this issue|
|这段文字很难理解||zhè duàn wénzì hěn nán lǐjiě||This text is difficult to understand|
|这段历史是我们国家的宝贵财富||zhè duàn lìshǐ shì wǒmen guójiā de bǎoguì cáifù||This period of history is a valuable asset to our country|
段 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.