吧 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

吧 in English

ba

(modal particle indicating suggestion or surmise)
  • ...right?
  • ...OK?
  • ...I presume.

HSK levels


Components

  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (bā): to long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; sth that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士[ba1 shi4]; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴[wei3 ba5], tail;

Sentences examples with 吧

  • 和弟弟跑步吧。
    Hé dìdì pǎobù ba.
  • 别唱歌了,跳舞吧。
    Bié chànggēle, tiàowǔ ba.
  • 让大家起床吧。
    Ràng dàjiā qǐchuáng ba.
  • 请喝杯茶吧。
    Qǐng hē bēi chá bā.
  • 家里没吃的了,我们去买点儿吧。
    Jiālǐ méi chī dele, wǒmen qù mǎidiǎn er ba.

Words containing 吧, by HSK level