The Chinese word 窄 means “narrow” in English. It is commonly used to describe a space or area that is not wide enough, such as a narrow street or a narrow path. It can also be used to describe a person’s physical build, as in “他的肩膀很窄”, which means “he has narrow shoulders”.
|这条路很窄||zhè tiáo lù hěn zhǎ||This road is very narrow|
|我的脚很窄，很难买到合适的鞋子||wǒ de jiǎo hěn zhǎi, hěn nán mǎi dào héshì de xiézi||My feet are narrow, it’s hard to find shoes that fit|
|这个房间很窄，只能放一张床||zhège fángjiān hěn zhǎ, zhǐ néng fàng yì zhāng chuáng||This room is very narrow, it can only fit one bed|
|这个背包比我想象中的要窄||zhège bèibāo bǐ wǒ xiǎngxiàng zhōng de yào zhǎ||This backpack is narrower than I imagined|
|这个街道很窄，车辆很难通过||zhège jiēdào hěn zhǎ, chēliàng hěn nán tōngguò||This street is very narrow, it’s hard for vehicles to pass through|
|这家餐厅的门口很窄，人们要排队才能进去||zhè jiā cāntīng de ménkǒu hěn zhǎ, rénmen yào páiduì cái néng jìnqù||The entrance of this restaurant is narrow, people have to line up to get in|