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The Chinese word jiang - 将 - jiāng
(to be ready in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jiāng

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced jiàng. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

to be ready, to use, general"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
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to be about to, to get

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 将 ( jiāng ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( jiang / jiāng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to be ready )
将 ( jiang / jiāng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 将 ( jiang / jiāng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Yueliang jiang hui manman shengqi.
Yuèliang jiāng huì mànmàn shēngqĭ.

 – English translation: The moon will rise shortly.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to be going to  |  to be about to
将 ( jiang / jiāng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 106)
Chinese example words containing the character 将 ( jiang / jiāng )
即将 ( jíjiāng = to be about to ), 将来 ( jiānglái = future )
Other characters that are pronounced jiāng in Chinese
More words that mean to be ready in Chinese
yuàn ( 愿 )
More words that mean to use in Chinese
fèi ( 费 ), lìyòng ( 利用 ), shĭ ( 使 ), shĭyòng ( 使用 ), ( 以 ), yòng ( 用 )

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