Chapter 6 - Characters and Meaning

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"Xiàoyuán Hànyǔ" - Chapter 6 terms and definitions

主修

to major (in a subject)

专业

a major (area of study/work)

自从

since a certain point in time

决定

to decide, decision

地理(学)

geography

聪明

intelligent, bright, clever, smart

发露

law, statute

讨厌

to dislike, annoying, obnoxious

说来话长

it's a long story

律师

lawyer, attorney

唯一

only one (use with 的, not 个)

儿子

son

当然

of course, certainly

希望

to hope, to wish, hope, wish

祖父

paternal grandfather

伯伯

father's elder brother, uncle

法官

judge

曾经 v. 过

v. 过

考虑

to think over, to consider

电机工程

electrical engineering

工程师

engineer

电脑

computer

计算机

calculator

脑子

brain

不过

但是;叮是

申请

to apply for

挑选

to choose; to select; to pick up

百分之。。。

...percent

至于

as for; as to

不在乎

v. not mind; not care about

加, 减

to add and to subtract

乘, 除

to multiply and to divide

数目字

numeral

讨论

to discuss; to talk over

股票

stock

市场

market

投资

to invest; investment

完全

complete; completely; absolutely

糊涂

confused; muddled

五颜六色

很多好看的颜色

美丽

beautiful

各式各样

all kinds

迷上

to be crazy about

动物

animal

动物学

zoology

动物园

zoo

古代

ancient times

艺术

art

(measure word) section; period (of time)

心理

mentality; state of mind

心理学

psychology

不幸

unfortunate; unfortunately

to do; to make; to be involved with

教育

to educate; education

大众传播

mass communications

大众

the masses; the public

to pass on; to spread

火山

volcano

冰河

glacier

地震

earthquake

兴趣

interest

总之

in short

加上

plus; to add

没道理

unreasonable

道理

reason

警告

to war; warning

to hand over; to pay (tax, fee, dues); to hand in (test, homework)

学费

tuition

to pay (bill)

房租

rent (for a house/room)

保险

to insure; insurance

只好

to be forced to; have to

居然

unexpectedly; surprisingly

大概

(most) probably

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