The Chinese word 虽然 is commonly used to express “although” or “even though” in a sentence. It is often used to introduce a contrasting or concessive clause, indicating that despite a certain condition or situation, something else is still true. For example, “虽然天气很冷，但是我还是要去跑步” means “Although the weather is very cold, I still want to go for a run”.
|虽然天气很冷，但我还是要去跑步||suīrán tiānqì hěn lěng, dàn wǒ háishì yào qù pǎobù||Although the weather is very cold, I still want to go for a run|
|虽然他很忙，但他还是会抽空来看我们||suīrán tā hěn máng, dàn tā háishì huì chōukòng lái kàn wǒmen||Although he is very busy, he still makes time to come see us|
|虽然我很想去旅行，但我没有足够的时间和钱||suīrán wǒ hěn xiǎng qù lǚxíng, dàn wǒ méiyǒu zúgòu de shíjiān hé qián||Although I really want to travel, I don’t have enough time and money|
|虽然他年纪很小，但他已经很有才华了||suīrán tā niánjì hěn xiǎo, dàn tā yǐjīng hěn yǒu cáihuá le||Although he is young, he is already very talented|
|虽然我不喜欢吃辣的食物，但我还是尝试了一下||suīrán wǒ bù xǐhuan chī là de shíwù, dàn wǒ háishì chángshì le yíxià||Although I don’t like spicy food, I still tried it|
虽然 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.