The Chinese word 试 means “to try” or “to test”. It is often used in the context of trying or testing something out, such as a new product, recipe, or method. It can also be used in a more formal sense, such as testing someone’s knowledge or abilities. Additionally, the word 试 can be used in compound words to express different meanings, such as 试验 meaning “experiment” or 试卷 meaning “test paper”.
Noun: experiment, examination, test
Verb: to test, to attempt
|nǐ kěyǐ shì shì zhège xīn fāngfǎ
|You can try this new method
|wǒ yào shì shì zhège xīn cāntīng
|I want to try this new restaurant
|wǒ huì shìzhe xuéxí hànyǔ
|I will try to learn Chinese
|nǐ néngfǒu shìzhe ràng tā gǎibiàn zhǔyì?
|Can you try to change his mind?
|wǒmen xūyào shìyàn zhège xīn chǎnpǐn
|We need to test this new product
|tā shìzhe dǎ diànhuà gěi nǐ le
|He tried to call you
|wǒ yào shì shì zhège yóuxì yǒu duō hǎowán
|I want to try how fun this game is
|tā shìzhe jiěshì tā de cuòwù
|He tried to explain his mistake