请 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

请 in English

qǐng

  • to request
  • to ask
  • to invite
  • please (do sth)
  • to treat (to a meal etc)

HSK levels

Components

  • (yán): speech
  • (qīng): blue/green

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : room; small hall;
  • : Indian mallow (Abutilon theophrasti); Indian hemp (cannabis);
  • : All
  • : unit of area equal to 100 畝|亩[mu3] or 6.67 hectares; a short while; a little while ago; circa. (for approximate dates);

Sentences examples with 请

  • 请吃点儿米饭。
    Qǐng chī diǎn er mǐfàn.
  • 他想请我吃饭。
    Tā xiǎng qǐng wǒ chīfàn.
  • 我星期三请中国。
    Wǒ xīngqísān qǐng zhōngguó.
  • 星期二同学请我去饭馆吃饭。
    Xīngqí'èr tóngxué qǐng wǒ qù fànguǎn chīfàn.
  • 喂?你请说话!
    Wèi? Nǐ qǐng shuōhuà!

Words containing 请, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (qǐng): to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list