The Chinese word 遍 means “all over” or “everywhere”. It is commonly used to indicate that something has been done or experienced throughout a particular area or space. For example, if someone says “我去过北京遍了”, it means “I have been all over Beijing”. In this context, 遍 emphasizes that the person has explored many different parts of the city. The word can also be used in other contexts, such as when talking about reading a book or listening to a song multiple times.
Adverb: all over
Measure Word: for a time
|我已经看了这本书两遍了||wǒ yǐjīng kànle zhè běn shū liǎng biànle||I have already read this book twice|
|他在这个城市到处走遍了||tā zài zhège chéngshì dàochù zǒubiànle||He has traveled all over this city|
|我需要检查这份报告至少三遍||wǒ xūyào jiǎnchá zhè fèn bàogào zhìshǎo sān biàn||I need to check this report at least three times|
|我们要在这个地方建造一座桥，需要勘察遍地||wǒmen yào zài zhège dìfāng jiànzào yīzuò qiáo, xūyào kānchá biàndì||We need to survey the area thoroughly to build a bridge in this location|
|这个音乐家的演奏技巧已经传遍了全世界||zhège yīnyuèjiā de yǎnzòu jìqiǎo yǐjīng chuánbiànle quán shìjiè||This musician’s playing technique has spread all over the world|
遍 is part of HSK Level 4 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.