The Chinese word 碗 means “bowl” in English. It is a common noun used to describe a round, deep dish used for holding food or liquids. In Chinese cuisine, bowls are commonly used for serving rice, noodles, soup, and other dishes. In addition to its literal meaning, 碗 is also used in various idiomatic expressions and phrases, such as “一碗水端平”, which means “to treat everyone equally” or “to be fair and impartial”.
|我需要一碗面条||wǒ xū yào yì wǎn miàn tiáo||I need a bowl of noodles|
|她喜欢吃一碗热汤||tā xǐ huān chī yì wǎn rè tāng||She likes to eat a bowl of hot soup|
|他把碗放在桌子上||tā bǎ wǎn fàng zài zhuō zi shàng||He put the bowl on the table|
|这个碗很漂亮||zhè gè wǎn hěn piào liang||This bowl is very beautiful|
|她喝了一碗牛奶||tā hē le yì wǎn niú nǎi||She drank a bowl of milk|
|我的碗碎了||wǒ de wǎn suì le||My bowl is broken|
|请给我一碗米饭||qǐng gěi wǒ yì wǎn mǐ fàn||Please give me a bowl of rice|
|她拿起碗来喝汤||tā ná qǐ wǎn lái hē tāng||She picked up the bowl to drink the soup|
碗 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.