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HSK 1 - Easy
13 strokes
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xiǎng

Definition

  1. to think
    妈,你在想什么呢?
    Mom, what are you thinking about?
  2. to want
    我想星期六去北京。
    I'd like to go to Beijing on Saturday.

When to use 想 to say "to want" in English

For more information on how to use 想 in Chinese to express "to want" in English, check out this grammar lesson on the difference between 想 and 要 to express your desires and needs

Character Decomposition

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