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阿姨
( ā yí ) aunt
( āi ) interjection: hey, lookout
哎呀
( āi yā )
( ài ) love / like / like
爱人
( ài rén ) husband, wife / sweetheart
( ān ) peaceful, quiet
安静
( ān jìng ) quiet
( àn ) dark
澳大利亚
( ào dà lì yà ) Australia
( bā ) eight
八角
( bā jiǎo ) anise, star anise,aniseed / octagonal
( bā ) hope earnestly / cling to
( bā ) eight (used on cheques etc to avoid alteration)
( bǎ ) hold, grasp / MW: things with handle
爸爸
( bà bà ) father
( ba ) modal particle demand, request
白菜
( bái cài ) chinese cabbage
白色
( bái sè ) white
白薯
( bái shǔ ) sweet potato
( bǎi ) hundred / numerous
百合
( bǎi hé ) lily
( bān ) class
搬家
( bān jiā ) to move house
( bàn ) half
( bàn ) companion
办公
( bàn gōng ) to do office work
办公室
( bàn gōng shì ) office
( bāng ) help, assist / side of / outer leaf of / gang, band, clique
( bāo ) wrap
( bǎo ) eaten one's fill / full / satisfy fully
( bào ) newspaper
报导
( baò daǒ ) to report news / news reporting / story / article
报到
( baò daò ) report for duty / check in / register
报道
( baò daò ) report
( bēi ) cup, glass / utensil
( běi ) north / direction
北边
( běi biān ) north of / direction
( bèi ) (two, three..) -fold/times / multiplier
( bèi ) prepare, get ready
( běn ) MW: books
( bèn ) stupid, foolish / dull, awkward
本子
( běn zi ) notebook
鼻子
( bí zi ) nose
( bǐ ) pen, pencil, brush
( bì ) shut, close
便
( biàn ) convenient / when it is convenient / informal,plain / releive oneself
便利
( biàn lì ) convenient
便秘
( biàn mì ) constipation
( biàn ) all over, everywhere / a time, one time
( bié ) another, other
别的吗
( bié de ma ) anything else?
( bīng ) ice / cool in ice
冰箱
( bīng xiāng ) refridgerator
饼干
( bǐng gān ) cookie / biscuit
菠萝
( bō luó ) pineapple
( bù ) step
( bù ) no, not
不错
( bú cuò ) not bad
不得不
( bù dé bù ) Have no choice but to, cannot but, have to, can't help it
不好意思
( bù hǎo yì sī ) feel embarrassed
不久
( bù jiǔ ) short time
不客气
( bú kè qi ) you're welcome
不是吗
( bú shì ma ) rhetorical question
不同
( bù tóng ) different
不要紧
( bù yaò jǐn ) don't worry
不用
( bú yòng ) there is no need
( cái ) only then, not until, just / talent, ability, gift
彩色
( cǎi sè ) colour
( cài ) vegetable / food / dish, course
菜单
( cài dān ) menu
菜豆
( cài dòu ) kidney bean
菜花
( cài huā ) cauliflower
餐厅
( cān tīng ) restaurant
草莓
( cǎo méi ) strawberry
厕所
( cè suǒ ) toilet
( céng ) story (of building), floor / mw: layers
( chá ) tea
( chà ) to be short of
差不多
( chà bú duō ) almost, nearly, more or less
( chāng ) prosperous
( chāng ) prostitute
( cháng ) taste
( cháng ) ordinary, common, normal
常常
( cháng cháng ) often
( cháng ) intestines
( cháng ) long
长方形
( cháng fāng xíng ) rectangle, oblong
( chàng ) dissappointment
( chàng ) sing
唱歌
( chàng gē ) to sing
( chāo ) exceed / super- / transcend
( chǎo ) to stir-fry
衬衣
( chèn yī ) shirt
( chéng ) finish / complete / become / turn into / one tenth
( chéng ) multiply / ride / mount / make use of
橙色
( chéng sè ) orange (colour)
橙子
( chéng zi ) orange
( chéng ) regulation / journey / procedure
( chī ) eat
吃醋
( chī cù ) jealousy
( chí ) delay, late
迟到了
( chí daò le ) to arrive late
( chóng ) worm
臭豆腐
( chòu dòu fu0 ) smelly tofu
出口
( chū kǒu ) exit / go out
出租车
( chū zū chē ) taxi
( chú ) divide (by)
除非
( chú fēi ) only if, only when
除了...以外
( chú le ... yī wài ) besdies, except for ...
厨房
( chú fáng ) kitchen
( chuāng ) window
窗帘
( chuāng lián ) curtain
( chuàng ) bed
( chuī ) to blow
( chūn ) spring
春卷
( chūn juǎn ) spring rolls
春天
( chūn tiān ) spring
词典
( cí diǎn ) dictionary
( cōng ) spring onion
( cóng ) from (person) / follow, obey
从不
( cóng bù ) never
( cù ) vinegar
( cuò ) grindstone / wrong / mistaken
( dà ) big, great, large
大便
( dà biàn ) defecate, sh###t
大豆
( dà dòu ) soy bean
大概
( dà gài ) general, rough
大使馆
( dà shǐ guǎn ) embassy
大蒜
( dà suàn ) garlic
大小
( dà xiǎo ) size
大学
( dà xué ) university
打(球)
( dǎ (qiú) ) play (ball game)
打包
( dǎ bāo ) bale, pack / unpack
大夫
( dài fu ) doctor
( dài ) eait / treat, deal with
( dài ) band, belt, ribbon, girdle / area, zone / wear, carry, lead / to bring / consists of
带走
( dài zǒu ) to take away (food) / to take out (food)
( dān ) one, single / odd / list / simple / singly
但是
( dàn shì ) but
( dāng ) equal / ought,, should, must / work as, serve as / bear, accept / direct, manage / tolling of a bell
当令
( dāng lìng ) season
当面
( dāng miàn ) to sb.'s face
当年
( dāng nián ) in those years (days)
当前
( dāng qián ) before one, facing one
当然
( dāng rán ) only natural / certainly / of course / without doubt
当时
( dāng shí ) then, at that time
当心
( dāng xīn ) take care, be careful, look out
当中
( dāng zhōng ) in the middle, in the centre
当众
( dāng zhòng ) in public
( dǎng ) keep off, block / block / fender, screen or blind
( dǎng ) political party / the Party / clique, faction, gang / to side with / kinsfolk, relatives
党外
( dǎng wài ) outside the Party
( dàn ) insipid, tasteless, diluted / light (colour)
( dào ) arrive / go to, leave for
到...去
( dào ... qù ) to go to
( dào ) direction, way, method / road, path / truth, reason, skill / tao of taoism
( de ) structural particle
( de ) structural particle (adverbial) / get, obtain, gain / suitable / complacent
德国
( dé guó ) Germany
( dēng ) light, lamp
( děng ) grade, class, rank / wait
等一下
( děng yī xià ) wait a moment
等于
( děng yú ) equals
( dì ) the earth / land, soil / fields / ground, floor / place, locality / position, situation
地道
( dì dǎo ) tunnel / from the place noted for the produce, genuine
地点
( dì diǎn ) place, site, locale
地动
( dì dòng ) earthquake
地方
( dì fang ) place / area / location / local
地铁
( dì tiě ) subway
地图
( dì tú ) map
地址
( dì zhǐ ) address
( dì ) makes number ordinal / sequence, number, / grade, degree
第一次
( dì yī cì ) first time
第几次
( dì jǐ cì ) how many times?
弟弟
( dì di ) younger brother
点(钟)
( diǎn (zhōng) ) o'clock
点菜
( diǎn cài ) to order food
( diàn ) shop
( diàn ) electricty, electrical
电冰箱
( diàn bīng xiāng ) refridgerator
电器
( diàn qì ) electrical appliance
电灯
( diàn dēng ) electric light
电话号码
( diàn huà hào mǎ ) phone number
电脑
( diàn nǎo ) computer
电视
( diàn shì ) television
电影
( diàn yǐng ) movie
电影院
( diàn yǐng yuàn ) cinema
电子邮件
( diàn zǐ yóu jiàn ) email
( dīng ) cube
( dōng ) east
东边
( dōng biān ) east of
东西
( dōng xī ) things
冬天
( dōng tiān ) winter
( dǒng ) understand
( dōu ) all
( dòu ) beans
豆浆
( dòu jiāng ) soy milk
( dú ) to read
( duì ) right, correct / answer, reply / mutual, face to face / suit, agree, get along
对半
( duì bàn ) split fifty fifty
对不起
( duì bu qǐ ) sorry, excuse me
对虾
( duì xiā ) prawn
对折
( duì zhé ) 50% discount
( duō ) many / more than (if after a number, before classifier)
多久
( duō jiǔ ) how long?
多少
( duō shao ) how much? How many?
多谢
( duō xiè ) many thanks
( én ) yeh! (informal)
( ér ) child / son / male
( ér ) and, as well as / but (not) yet (not) / shows causal relationship, shows change of state, shows contrast
而今
( ér jīn ) now
而后
( ér hòu ) after that, then
( ěr ) ear / merely / only
耳朵
( ěr duo ) ear
耳语
( ěr yǔ ) whisper
( èr ) two
( fā ) to send out, emit, shoot / to issue, express, utter / deliver / develop
发音
( fā yīn ) pronunciation
法国
( fǎ guó ) France
法文
( fǎ wén ) French
法语
( fǎ yǔ ) French
( fà ) hair
( fàn ) cooked rice, / food / meal
饭店
( fàn diàn ) hotel, restaurant
方便
( fāng biàn ) convenient
( fáng ) house
房间
( fáng jiān ) rioom
( fēi ) wrong, evildoing / not conform to / censure, blame / no, not / have go to, simply must
非常
( fēi cháng ) truly, special, unusual, extraordinary
非但
( fēi dàn ) not only
非法
( fēi fǎ ) illegal
非洲
( fēi zhōu ) Africa
( fēi ) fly, flit / hover, flutter / swiftly / unexpected, accidental
飞机
( fēi jī ) airplane
( fēn ) divide, separate / 1/100 / minute
分之
( fēn zhī ) percent
分钟
( fēn zhōng ) minute
( fēn ) confused, tangled
( fěn ) powder (verb)
粉红色的
( fěn hóng sè de ) pink (adj.)
粉末
( fěn mò ) powder (noun)
( fèn ) share, portion
( fèn ) excrement, faeces
风湿
( fēng shī ) rheumatism
( fū ) skin
肤色
( fū sè ) complexion
( fú ) clothes, dress, garment / submit / take (medicine)
服务
( fú wù ) to serve, service
服务台
( fú wù tái ) service counter / reception counter
服务员
( fú wù yuán ) wiater, waitress / server
( fǔ ) comfort, console
( fù ) to pay for
咖喱
( gā lí ) curry
( gāi ) should, ought to
该死
( gāi sǐ ) expletive (should die!!!)
( gān ) liver
( gān ) dry
干净
( gān jìng ) clean
干吗
( gān ma ) why on earth?
( gāng ) firm / just
刚刚
( gāng gāng ) just recently
( gāng ) steel
钢笔
( gāng bǐ ) pen
高兴
( gāo xìng ) glad
( gē ) song / sing
哥哥
( gē ge ) elder brother
哥们
( gē men ) friend, buddy
哥们 慢点
( gē men màn diǎn ) buddy, slow down
( gè ) each / individuallly / every / all
( ge ) MW: general
( gěi ) to give
给我来
( gěi wǒ lái ) I'll have
( gēn ) with
( gōng ) worker / work, labour / constuction project / industry / man-day
工厂
( gōng chǎng ) factory
工程师
( gōng chéng shī ) engineer
工人
( gōng rén ) worker
工作
( gōng zuò ) to work, work
( gōng ) public / fair, just / metric / male
公共汽车
( gōng gòng qì chē ) bus
公鸡
( gōng jī ) cock, rooster
公斤
( gōng jīn ) kilogram
公里
( gōng lǐ ) kilometre
公司
( gōng sī ) company
公园
( gōng yuán ) park
( gòng ) in total
共产党
( gòng chǎn dǎng ) communist party
( gǒu ) dog
( gū ) father's sister aunt / sister in law / mother in law / nun / tentatively, for the time being
( gǔ ) ancient
( gù ) solid, firm / firmly / solidify / originally, in the first place
( gù ) imprison
( guān ) off, close
关系
( guān xi ) relations / relationship / to affect / to concern
( guāng ) light, honour / scenery / smooth, finished
( guì ) expensive
贵姓
( guì xing ) may I ask your name?
柜子
( guì zi ) wardrobe
( guó ) country
国家
( guó jiā ) country
国民党
( guó mín dāng ) Koumintang KMT / Nationalists
( guǒ ) fruit / result, consequence / resolute, determined / really, as expected
( guo ) experienial action marker / to cross, to go over / to celebrate
哈密瓜
( hā mì guā ) Hami melon
( hái ) in addition, else
还是
( hái shì ) or / still?
孩子
( hái zi ) child
( hǎi ) sea
( hài ) Hi
韩国
( hán guó ) South Korea
汉堡
( hàn bǎo ) hamburger
汉语
( hàn yǔ ) Chinese
汉字
( hàn zi ) chinese characters
( hǎo ) good / well
好吃
( hǎo chī ) delicious
好的
( hǎo de ) ok
好看
( hǎo kàn ) good looking
好听
( hǎo tīng ) pleasant to hear
( hào ) date, day of month
( hē ) to drink
( hé ) and
( hé ) grain (in the field)
( hé ) carry / what, how, why, which
何人
( hé rén ) who
何时
( hé shí ) when
合适
( hé shì ) suitable
褐色
( hè (sè) ) brown
黑色
( hēi (sè) ) black
( hěn ) very
很久
( hěn jiǔ ) long time
红领巾
( hóng lǐng jīn ) red scarf worn by young pioneers
红色
( hóng (sè) ) red
猴子
( hóu zi ) monkey
后边
( hòu biān ) back (side)
( hū ) suddenly / abruptly / neglect
忽然
( hū rán ) suddenly / all of a sudden
( hú ) non-Han / foreign
胡椒
( hú jiāo ) pepper
胡萝卜
( hú luó bo ) carrot
胡说
( hú shūo ) nonsense, drivel
胡说八道
( hú shūo bā daò ) nonsense, drivel (less polite)
胡荽
( hú suī ) coriander
( hù ) door / family, household / RAD: doorleaf
户口簿
( hù kǒu bù ) book recording domiciles
( huā ) flower, blossom / to spend (time, money) / fancy pattern
花生米
( huā shēng mǐ ) peanut
花园
( huā yuán ) garden
花椰菜
( huā yē cài ) cauliflower
( huá ) magnificent
( huà ) to make into / to change into / to -ization / to transform -ize
画画
( huà huà ) to draw
画报
( huà bào ) pictorial newspaper
画儿
( huà r ) picture, painting
坏了
( huài le ) broken
( huān ) joyous, happy, pleased
欢迎
( huān yíng ) welcome
( huán ) to return
黄瓜
( huáng gūa ) cucumber
黄色
( huáng sè ) yellow / pornographic
( huī ) ash / dust / lime / grey / disheartened
灰白
( huī bái ) greyish white / ashen, pale
灰色
( huī sè ) grey / pessimistic, gloomy / obscure, ambiguous
灰心
( huī xīn ) lose heart, be discouraged
( huí ) to return, to go back
回答
( húi dá ) answer
( huì ) to meet together, assemble / association, society / to meet (someone) / to have the ability to / be good at
会讲
( huì jiǎng ) to be able to speak
火车
( huǒ chē ) train
火车站
( huǒ chē zhàn ) railway station
火锅
( huǒ guō ) hotpot
0
( huǒ hua? ) fireworks
火腿
( huǒ tuǐ ) ham
( huò ) maybe, perhaps / might / possibly / or
或者
( huò zhè ) or
( jī ) machine / opportunity / secret
机场
( jī chǎng ) airport
( jī ) chicken
鸡蛋
( jī dàn ) egg
( jǐ ) how many? How much?
几点关门
( jǐ diǎn guān men ) when does it close?
几点开门
( jǐ diǎn kāi men ) when does it open?
( jì ) remember
记得
( jì de ) remember
记住
( jì zhù ) remember
( jiā ) family
家具
( jiā jù ) furniture
( jiā ) add
夹菜
( jiā cài ) to pick up food with chopsticks
加热
( jiā rè ) heating
加油
( jiā yóu ) cheer on (add oil)
嘉念华会
( jiā nián huá huì ) carnival
( jiān ) between / among / MW: rooms
( jiǎn ) to cut
( jiàn ) MW: clothes luggage
( jiàn ) to build / to establish, to found
( jiàn ) see
见到
( jiàn dào ) to meet
见面
( jiàn miàn ) to meet
( jiāng ) will, shall / ready, prepared / to get / to use
( jiāng ) ginger
( jiǎng ) to talk, to speak / to tell, to explain / speech
讲话
( jiǎng huà ) a speech / to speak, to talk / to address
讲课
( jiǎng kè ) teach, lecture
交通
( jiāo tōng ) traffic
( jiāo ) glue
( jiāo ) burnt
( jiāo ) shark
( jiāo ) lovable, pampered / tender, delicate, frail
娇气
( jiāo qì ) finiky, squeamish
( jiǎo ) corner
( jiǎo ) foot
脚踏车
( jiǎo tà chē ) bicycle
( jiǎo ) clear, bright
( jiǎo ) dumpling
( jiào ) sleep
( jiào ) call / cry / hire / name
( jiào ) teacher
教室
( jiào shì ) classroom
教学
( jiào xué ) to teach, teaching
轿车
( jiào chē ) car
( jīe ) street
( jié ) clean
( jié ) MW: period, length
姐姐
( jiě jiě ) elder sister
( jiè ) borrow, lend
( jiè ) introduce / lie between, between
( jiè ) mustard
( jīn ) gold / metal
金色
( jīn sè ) gold colour
( jīn ) half kilogram / axe / keen, shrewd /
( jīn ) current, this, now / modern, present, today
今后
( jīn hòu ) henceforth, from now on
今年
( jīn nián ) this year
今天
( jīn tiān ) today
今晚
( jīn wǎn ) tonight
( jīn ) towel
( jǐn ) barely, only, merely
仅仅
( jǐn jǐn ) barely, only, merely
仅是
( jǐn shì ) mere
( jìn ) near, close
( jìn ) enter / advance / receive / eat, drink / submit
( jīng ) pass through, to undergo / classics / sacred books, scripture
经常
( jīng cháng ) day to day, everyday / daily / frequently, constantly / regularly, often
警察
( jǐng chá ) policeman
( jìng ) mirror / lens
( jiǔ ) nine
( jiǔ ) long time, long duration of time
( jiǔ ) alcohol
酒吧
( jiǔ bā ) bar
( jiù ) old
( jiù ) at once, then, right away / only (emphasis) / to approach
就是
( jiù shì ) to be exactly / precisely
句子
( jù zi ) sentence
卷心菜
( juǎn xīn cài ) cabbage (lettuce???)
觉得
( jué de ) to think
绝经
( jué jīng ) menopause
( jūn ) army
咖啡
( kā fēi ) coffee
卡车
( kā chē ) truck
( kāi ) open
开会
( kāi huì ) meeting
开瓶启
( kāi píng qǐ ) bottle opener???
开始
( kāi shǐ ) to begin, start
开玩笑
( kāi wán xiào ) crack a joke, make fun of
开心
( kāi xīn ) glad
( kàn ) look
( kǎo ) to bake
( kě ) approve / may, can / fit (suitable)
可爱
( kě ài ) cute
可是
( kě shì ) but
可以
( kě yǐ ) may, can
( kè ) quarter
( kè ) bullion, ingot
( kè ) lesson
课文
( kè wén ) text
( kè ) customer / visitor, guest
( kè ) to crack (seeds) with the front teeth
( kōng ) empty, hollow / sky, air / for nothing, in vain
空泛
( kōng fàn ) vague and general, not specific
空话
( kōng huà ) empty talk, idle talk, hollow words
空门
( kōng mén ) buddhism
空手
( kōng shǒu ) empty-handed
空调
( kōng tiáo ) air conditioner
( kóu ) mouth / MW: wells, family / opening, entrance
( kū ) cry, weep
( kǔ ) bitter / intensely / miserable / painful
裤子
( kù zi ) trousers
( kuài ) fast
快乐
( kuài lè ) happy
( kuài ) piece, lump, chunk
块(元)
( kuài (yuán) ) basic money unit
筷子
( kuài zi ) chopsticks
( kùn ) sleepy
( là ) peppery, hot
辣椒
( là jiāo ) chilli / capsicum??
辣子
( là zi ) hot pepper
( lái ) to come
来一...
( lái yī .... ) come and bring me one ....
蓝球
( lán qiú ) basketball
蓝色
( lán sè ) blue
( lǎn ) lazy
( lǎo ) old
老板
( lǎo bǎn ) boss
老虎
( lǎo hǔ ) tiger
老师
( lǎo shī ) teacher
老鼠
( lǎo shǔ ) mouse
姥姥
( lǎo lǎo ) grandma
姥爷
( lǎo ye ) grandpa
( le ) modal particle intensifying previous clause / completed action marker
( lèi ) tired
( lí ) from
( lí ) pear
( lǐ ) plum
里边
( lǐ biān ) inside
礼拜
( lǐ bài ) week
礼堂
( lǐ táng ) auditorium
利息
( lì xī ) interest (on loan)
荔枝
( lì zhī ) lychee
( liǎn ) face
练习
( liàn xí ) exercise, practice
凉面
( liáng miàn ) cool noodles
( liǎng ) two (alternative)
两口子
( liǎng kǒu zi ) husband and wife
( liàng ) light (colour)
( lín ) forest
( líng ) zero
( líng ) another, extra / separate
流行
( liú xíng ) popular
( liú ) to leave
留学生
( liú xué shēng ) students studying abroad
( liù ) six
( lóu ) multi-story building
楼上
( lóu shàng ) upstairs
楼下
( lóu xià ) downstairs
( lù ) road, path, way
录音
( lù yīn ) record (lp)
绿色
( lǜ (sè) ) green
萝卜
( luó bo ) radish
妈妈
( mā ma ) mother
( má ) hemp / to have pins & needles / tingling, numb / to bother
麻烦
( mà fan ) trouble
麻烦你
( mà fan nǐ ) sorry to trouble you
麻油
( má yóu ) sesame oil
( mǎ ) horse
马车
( mǎ chē ) carriage
马马虎虎
( mǎ mǎ hū hū ) so so
马上
( mǎ shàng ) at once, immediately
( ma ) interogative particle
( mǎi ) to buy
买单
( mǎi dān ) to ask for the bill
买好
( mǎi hǎo ) to have brought
( mài ) wheat
( mài ) sell
馒头
( mán tou0 ) steamed buns / steamed bread
( màn ) slow
慢慢
( màn màn ) slowly, gradually
慢走
( màn zǒu ) don't go yet, stay a while / goodbye, take care
( máng ) busy
芒果
( máng guǒ ) mango
( māo ) cat
毛(角)
( máo (jiǎo) ) tenth of a yuan / hair, feather
毛巾
( máo jīn ) towel
毛衣
( máo yī ) sweater, jumper
帽子
( máo zi ) cap
( máo ) anchor
( méi ) not, no
没关系
( méi guān xi ) it doesn't matter
没长眼睛
( méi zhǎng yǎn jing ) to have (developed) no eyes (coll.)
( měi ) every, each
每每
( měi měi ) often (m)
( měi ) beautiful, pretty
美味
( měi wèi ) delicious
妹妹
( mèi mèi ) younger sister
( mén ) door, gate
( mèn ) braise
( mèn ) bored / depressed
( men ) a plural suffix
( mèng ) dream
猕猴桃
( mí hóu táo ) kiwi fruit
( mǐ ) rice
米饭
( mǐ fàn ) cooked rice,
米黄色
( mǐ huáng sè ) cream colour
( mì ) secret
秘书
( mì shū ) secretary
( miàn ) noodles, flour / flat, side, surface / aspect, top / MW: flat, smooth objects
面包
( miàn bāo ) bread
面料
( miàn liào ) material
( miè ) extinguish
明年
( míng nián ) next year
明天
( míng tiān ) tomorrow
( míng ) name
名字
( míng zí ) name
磨菇
( mó gu ) mushroom
摩托车
( mó tuō chē ) motorbike
( mù ) eye / item, section / list, catalogue
( mù ) tree fungus / wood
木耳
( mù ěr ) tree fungus
( ná ) to hold
( nǎ ) which
哪里
( nǎ li ) where
哪儿
( nǎ r ) where
哪一种
( nǎ yī zhǒng ) which kind
( nà ) that
那么
( nà me ) like that
那儿
( nà r ) there
( nǎi ) milk
奶牛
( nǎi niú ) cow
( nán ) difficult
难过
( nán guò ) upset
难看
( nán kan ) ugly
难忘
( nán wàng ) unforgettable
( nán ) male
男孩
( nán hái ) boy
男朋友
( nán péng you ) boyfriend
( nán ) south
南边
( nán biān ) south of
南瓜
( nán guā ) pumpkin
南瓜饼
( nán guā bǐng ) fried vegetable cake (south melon cake)
( nǎo ) brain
脑子坏了
( nǎo zi huài le ) one's brain is broken (coll.)
( nǎo ) angry, annoyed / unhappy, worried
( ne ) modal particle - also
( nèi ) within / inside / inner
内裤
( nèi kù ) underwear
内蒙古
( nèi měng gǔ ) Inner Mongolia
( nèi ) that / those
( néng ) can, be able to
( nǐ ) you
你们
( nǐ men ) you (plural)
( nián ) year
( niàn ) to read
( nín ) you - polite form
牛肚
( niú dù ) tripe
牛肉
( niú ròu ) beef
( nóng ) agriculture / peasant, farmer
努力
( nǔ lì ) hard / diligent
( nǚ ) female
女孩
( nǚ hái ) girl
女朋友
( nǚ péng you ) girlfriend
( pà ) afraid
拍马屁
( pāi mǎ pì ) flatter (pat horses arse)
盘子
( pán zi ) plate
旁边
( páng biān ) side
( pǎo ) to run / to escape
朋友
( péng you ) friend
( pí ) leather, fur, skin
皮肤
( pí fū ) skin
屁股
( pì gu ) arse, bum
( piān ) MW: literary works
便
( pián ) cheap / inexpensive
便宜
( pián yi ) cheap / inexpensive
( piào ) ticket
( pǐn ) product, thing / conduct / grade
乒乓球
( pīng pāng qiú ) table tennis
( píng ) flat, level, even, smooth / on the same level, equal / tie, draw / equal, fair, impartial / calm, peaceful / put down, supress
苹果
( píng guǒ ) apple
( píng ) MW: bottle
瓶子
( píng zi ) bottle
( pǒ ) impossible, / cannot, unable
葡萄
( pú táo ) grape
普通话
( pǔ tōng huà ) common language / mandarin
( qī ) seven
( qī ) period of time
( qí ) to get up
齐橙
( qí chéng ) big yellow orange
起床
( qí chuāng ) to get out of bed
( qì ) gas, air, vapour, steam / smell / weather / to make angry / to get angry
( qiān ) thousand
铅笔
( qiān bǐ ) pencil
( qián ) money / cash
钱包
( qián bāo ) wallet / purse
( qián ) ago
前边
( qián biān ) front
( qiǎn ) light (colour)
( qiàn ) deficient / owe / to lack / yawn
( qiē ) to chop into / to cut
茄子
( qié zi ) eggplant
( qiě ) further / moreover
( qīng ) green (blue)
青蛙
( qīng wā ) frog
( qīng ) pure, clear
清楚
( qīng chu ) clear
( qīng ) light, easy, gentle, soft / frivolous, unimportant / unstressed, neutral
轻忽
( qīng hū ) forget
轻轻
( qīng qīng ) softly, lightly
( qǐng ) please
请进
( qǐng jǐn ) please come in
请问
( qǐng wèn ) excuse me / may I ask
请坐
( qǐng zuò ) please sit down
秋天
( qiū tiān ) autumn
邱抚英
( qiū fǔ yīng ) lily
邱学军
( qiū xué jūn ) Lily's brother
( qiú ) ball
( qū ) area, district
( qù ) to go
去年
( qù nián ) last year
去世
( qù shì ) pass away, die
然后
( rán hòu ) then
( rǎn ) to dye
( rè ) heat / hot / heat up, warm / fever, temperature / ardent, warm hearted / craze, fad
热水瓶
( rè shuǐ píng ) hot water bottle
( rén ) person
人生伴侣
( rén shēng bàn lǚ ) lifetime companion
人行道
( rén xíng dào ) sidewalk / footpath
人员
( rén yuán ) personnel (member of)
任何
( rén hé ) any, whatever, whichever
( rèn ) to recognize, to know / to admit
认识
( rèn shi ) to be aquaited with / to know, to recognize / to be familiar with
( rì ) date, day of month
日本
( rì běn ) Japan
日语
( rì yǔ ) Japanese
容易
( róng yi ) easy
软卧
( ruǎn wò ) soft sleeper
软座
( ruǎn zuò ) soft seat
如果
( rú guǒ ) if / in case / in the event that
( sān ) three
三角形
( sān jiǎo xíng ) triangle
三明治
( sān míng zhì ) sandwich
( sēn ) dense
色子
( shǎi zi ) dice
( shāng ) consult, discuss / business, trade / merchant, dealer
商店
( shāng diàn ) shop
( shàng ) up, above
上班
( shàng bán ) go to work
上边
( shàng biān ) above
上次
( shàng cì ) next time
上个月
( shàng gè yuè ) lasy month
上课
( shàng kè ) to attend class
上面
( shàng miàn ) above
上山下乡
( shàng shān xià xiāng ) (students) go to work in the countryside and mountain areas
上午
( shàng wǔ ) morning
上星期
( shàng xīng qī ) last week
稍等
( shāo děng ) to wait
勺自
( sháo zi ) spoon
( shǎo ) a little, a few
( shé ) tongue
什么
( shēn me ) what?
身体
( shēn tǐ ) body, health
( shēn ) dark, deep (colour)
神经病
( shén jīng bìng ) crazy
( shēng ) to be born, to give birth / life / to grow
生词
( shēng ci ) new word
生日
( shēng rì ) birthday
生在
( shēng zài ) born at
声音
( shēng yīn ) voice
( shī ) teacher
( shí ) ten
时候
( shí hou ) time
时尚
( shí shàng ) fashion
( shí ) eat / meal / food
食堂
( shí táng ) dining hall, canteen
食用
( shí yòng ) edible
( shí ) stone, rock
( shì ) to be
( shì ) room
( shì ) market / city, municipality
( shì ) matter, thing, item / work / affair
( shì ) style
式样
( shì yàng ) style
( shì ) to try
世界
( shì jiè ) world
适合
( shì hé ) to be suitable for
( shōu ) to receive
( shǒu ) hand / have in hand / handy / personally
首都
( shǒu dū ) capital (city)
售货员
( shòu huò yuán ) shop assistant
( shū ) book
书法
( shū fǎ ) calligraphy
书架
( shū jià ) bookshelf
( shū ) relax
舒服
( shū fú ) comfortable
叔叔
( shū shu ) uncle
蔬菜
( shū cài ) vegetables
( shú ) fluent, skilled
( shuài ) handsome
( shuí ) who
睡觉
( shuì jiào ) sleep
( shuō ) to say, to speak
( sī ) silk
( sì ) four
送给
( sòng wěi ) to give to
( sū ) revive
宿舍
( sù shè ) dormitory
( suān ) sour / sore / ache / acid
( suàn ) garlic
尿
( suī ) urinate, urine
( suī ) coriander
( suì ) year, years old / mw:
( suǒ ) place / location / numery adjunct / MW: houses, schools, buildings
所以
( suǒ yǐ ) therefore / as a result of / so
所有
( suǒ yǒu ) all / to have / to possess, to own
( tā ) it
( tā ) she
她们
( tā men ) they, them
( tā ) he / other, another
他们
( tā men ) they, them
( tà ) to step on
( tài ) too
( tāng ) soup
桃子
( táo zi ) peach
( tī ) to kick, to play (football)
体育
( tī yù ) physical education
体育场
( tī yù chǎng ) stadium
体育馆
( tī yù guǎn ) gymnasium
体育室
( tī yù shì ) physical education office
( tiān ) day / sky
天气
( tiān qì ) weather
( tián ) field
田鸡
( tián jī ) frog
( tián ) sweet
( tiǎn ) lick, lap
舔屁股
( tiǎn pì gu ) arse licker
( tiào ) jump, hop / skip (a grade) / to leap, to bounce / to beat
跳舞
( tiào wǔ ) to dance
( tiě ) iron / arms / determined
( tīng ) hall
( tīng ) to listen, to hear
听讲
( tīng jiǎng ) attend a lecture / listen to a talk
通常
( tōng cháng ) often
( tóng ) same, similar / together / and, as well as
同事
( tóng shì ) colleagues, workmates
同学
( tóng xué ) classmate
同意
( tóng yì ) agree
同志
( tóng zhì ) comrade (gay)
( tóng ) copper / bronze / brass
( tòng ) pain, ache / sadness, sorrow / extremely, deeply, bitterly
痛快
( tòng kuai ) very happy, delighted, joyful
( tóu ) head / hair
头发
( tóu fà ) hair
图书馆
( tú shū guǎn ) library
( tú ) way, route, road
( tǔ ) soil, earth / land, ground / local, native / handmade, indigenous
土豆
( tǔ dòu ) potato
兔子
( tù zi ) rabbit
( tuǐ ) leg
袜子
( wà zi ) socks
外边
( wài biān ) outside
外国
( wài guó ) foreign country
外套
( wài tào ) coat
外文
( wài wén ) foreign language
豌豆
( wān dòu ) peas / green peas
( wán ) play / to have fun
玩儿
( wán r ) to have fun
( wán ) to finish, to be over / whole, entire, complete
( wǎn ) evening, night / late / junior, younger
晚饭
( wǎn fàn ) supper
晚上
( wǎn shàng ) evening, night
( wǎn ) bowl
( wàn ) ten thousand / a great number
( wǎng ) net / network
网球
( wǎng qiú ) tennis
网站
( wǎng zhàn ) website
( wǎng ) go, go to
往往
( wǎng wǎng ) often (w)
( wàng ) forget
忘记
( wàng jì ) to forget
( wàng ) king, monarch
( wěi ) big, great
( wèi ) defend, guard, protect
( wèi ) MW: persons
( wèi ) act as / take
为什么
( wèi shén me ) why?
为止
( wèi zhǐ ) until
卫生间
( wèi shēng jiān ) washroom
( wèi ) taste, flavour, smell / interest / enjoyment
味精
( wèi jīng ) MSG
( wén ) language
文化
( wén huà ) culture
( wén ) smell, sniff at
( wěn ) lips / kiss
( wèn ) to ask
问题
( wèn tí ) question
蜗牛
( wō niú ) snail
( wǒ ) I, me
我记不到了
( wǒ jì bú dào le ) I do not remember
我没空
( wǒ méi kòng ) I have no time
我们
( wǒ men ) we, us
卧室
( wò shì ) bedroom
屋子
( wū zi ) room
无聊
( wú liáo ) boring
( wǔ ) five
午饭
( wǔ fàn ) lunch
西
( xī ) west
西边
( xī biān ) west of
西瓜
( xī guā ) watermelon
西红柿
( xī hóng shì ) tomato
西兰花
( xī lán hua ) cucumber
西游记
( xī yóu jì ) Journey to the West
喜欢
( xǐ huān ) to like
( xǐ ) to wash, to bathe
洗手间
( xǐ shǒu jiān ) bathroom
洗洗
( xǐ xǐ ) to wash
洗衣机
( xǐ yī jī ) washing machine
洗澡
( xǐ zǎo ) bathe
洗照片
( xǐ zhào piàn ) develop film/photographs
下边
( xià biān ) below
下个月
( xià gè yuè ) next month
下课
( xià kè ) lesson over
下棋
( xià qí ) to play chess
下午
( xià wǔ ) afternoon
下星期
( xià xīng qī ) next week
( xià ) summer
夏天
( xià tiān ) summer
( xiān ) first
先生
( xiān sheng ) Mr
( xián ) salty / all, in all cases
咸的
( xián de ) salty
现在
( xiàn zài ) now
香蕉
( xiāng jiāo ) banana
( xiāng ) country, countryside, / native place
乡巴老
( xiāng ba lǎo ) country bumpkin
乡下人
( xiāng xià rén ) countryside person
( xiāng ) box / trunk / chest
( xiǎng ) think / suppose / want to / miss, long for / like
( xiàng ) direction / face towards / side with, be partial to
向后
( xiàng hòu ) backward
向前
( xiàng qián ) forward
向上
( xiàng shàng ) upward
向往
( xiàng wǎng ) yearn for, look forward to
向下
( xiàng xià ) downward
( xiàng ) resemble / look like
( xiǎo ) small, little
小便
( xiǎo biàn ) urinate, piss
小姐
( xiǎo jiě ) Miss
小气
( xiǎo qi ) stingy, narrow minded
小书
( xiǎo shū ) novel
( xiào ) school
校园
( xiào yuán ) campus
( xiào ) laugh
( xiē ) some
( xié ) shoes
( xǐe ) to write
谢谢
( xiè xie ) thank
( xīn ) heart
( xīn ) new
新闻
( xīn wén ) news
( xìn ) letter
信用卡
( xìn yòng kǎ ) credit card
( xīng ) star
星期
( xīng qī ) week
星期日
( xīng qī rì ) Sunday
星期天
( xīng qī tiān ) Sunday
( xíng ) all right, complete / to go, do, travel / temporary / to walk / will, do / competent, ok
兄弟
( xiōng dì ) elder brother / courteous form of address between men
休息
( xiū xi ) to rest
( xué ) to learn, to study
学期
( xué qī ) term (semester)
学生
( xué sheng ) student
学习
( xué xi ) to study, to learn
学校
( xué xiào ) school
学院
( xué yuàn ) institute, college
鸭子
( yā zi ) duck
( yá ) tooth
( yán ) salt
颜色
( yán sè ) colour
眼睛
( yǎn jing ) eye
样子
( yàn zi ) shape, appearance
( yáng ) lamb
羊肉
( yáng ròu ) mutton
( yáng ) vast / ocean / modern
洋车
( yáng chē ) rickshaw
洋葱
( yáng cōng ) onion
洋鬼子
( yáng guǐ zi ) foreign devils
洋灰
( yáng huī ) cement
洋火
( yáng huǒ ) matches
洋洋
( yáng yáng ) numerous, copious
洋芋
( yáng yù ) potato
( yáng ) masculine? / positive (electric) / sun
痒痒
( yǎng yang ) to itch, to tickle
( yào ) want, must, should
要是
( yào shì ) if
爷爷
( yé ye ) grandpa
( yě ) also, too
也许
( yě xǔ ) maybe, perhaps
( yè ) page
( yì ) meaning
( yī ) one
一点都不会
( yī diǎn dōu bù huì ) can't at all
一点儿
( yī diǎn r (diǎ r) ) a little bit
一定
( yī dìng ) have to
一共
( yí gòng ) altogether
一块儿
( yí kuài r ) together
一起
( yī qǐ ) together
一舔
( yī tiǎn ) licking
衣服
( yī fu ) clothes (on upper body)
医生
( yī shēng ) doctor
( yǐ ) use, take / according to / because of
以后
( yǐ hòu ) from now on
以前
( yǐ qián ) before
以上
( yǐ shàng ) greater than or equal to
以下
( yǐ xià ) less than or equal to
椅子
( yǐ zi ) chair
( yīn ) cause, reason / because
因为
( yīn wèi ) because
( yīn ) femine / overcast, cloudy / moon / negative (electric) / shady
阴影
( yīn yǐng ) shadow
音乐
( yīn yue ) music
( yín ) silver
银行
( yín háng ) bank
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( yǐn ) go (march) RAD54
应当
( yīng dāng ) should, ought to
应该
( yīng gāi ) should, must
英国
( yīng guó ) britain
英文
( yīng wén ) English
英语
( yīng yǔ ) English
樱桃
( yīng táo ) cherry
硬卧
( yìng wò ) hard sleeper
硬座
( yìng zuò ) hard seat
( yǒng ) forever, always
永久
( yǒng jiǔ ) everlasting, perpetual, / permanent
永远
( yǒng yuǎn ) forever, eternal
( yòng ) to use
尤其
( yóu qí ) especially
邮局
( yóu jú ) post office
( yóu ) oil
油条
( yóu tiáo ) fried bread stick
( yǒu ) to have
有时
( yǒu shí ) sometimes
有时候
( yǒu shí hou ) sometimes
有意思
( yǒu yì si ) interesting
右边
( yòu biān ) right side
( yú ) at, in
雨伞
( yǔ sǎn ) umbrella
语法
( yǔ fǎ ) grammar
语气
( yǔ qì ) tone, manner of speaking / mood
语言
( yǔ yán ) language
浴室
( yù shì ) bathroom
玉米
( yù mǐ ) corn
( yǘ ) fish
( yuán ) person / employee, member
圆形
( yuán xíng ) circle / round
圆珠笔
( yuán zhū bǐ ) ballpoint pen
( yuǎn ) far
( yuè ) moon / month
月饼
( yuè bǐng ) mooncake
月经
( yuè jing ) menstruation
( yuè ) key
杂志
( zá zhì ) magazine
( zài ) in, on, at / there is/are
在那
( zài nà ) where
在...的时候
( zài ... de shí hou ) during
( zài ) again
再见
( zài jiàn ) see you again
再说一遍
( zài shuō yī biàn ) say again / beg your pardon
( zāng ) dirty
( zǎo ) early
早饭
( zǎo fàn ) breakfast
早上
( zǎo shàng ) very early morning
( zǎo ) date
( zǎo ) bath
怎么办
( zěn me bàn ) what's to be done
怎么样
( zěn me yàng ) how
怎么了
( zěn me le ) what's wrong
( zhāng ) MW: paper,tables, beds / surname
长大
( zhǎng dà ) grow up
( zhǎo ) look for, seek / give change
照片
( zhoà piàn ) photograph / picture
( zhé ) discount (% charged) / break, snap / lose / bend, twist / turn back
折半
( zhé bàn ) 50% discount
( zhè ) this / now
这边
( zhè biān ) this side, here
这次
( zhè cì ) this time
这个
( zhè ge ) this one, this
这里
( zhè lǐ ) here
这儿
( zhè r ) here
这些
( zhè xie ) these
这样
( zhè yáng ) so, such, like this, this way
( zhe ) durational suffix / equivalent to -ing
( zhēn ) real, true
真的
( zhēn de ) really?
真好
( zhēn hǎo ) that's great / (really good)
真正
( zhēn zhèng ) real, true, genuine
( zhèn ) supress, to press down / composed / small town
( zhèng ) straight, upright / in the middle, main / punctually, sharp / obverse, right side / correct, right / principal
正常
( zhèng cháng ) normal, regular
正大
( zhèng dà ) upright, honest, aboveboard
正当
( zhèng dāng ) proper, appropriate, legitimate
正道
( zhèng dào ) the right way, the correct path
正点
( zhèng diǎn ) on schedule, on time
正方形
( zhèng fāng xíng ) square
正好
( zhèng haǒ ) just in time, just right, just enough
正门
( zhèng mén ) front door, main entrance
正品
( zhèng pǐn ) certified product
正义
( zhèng yì ) justice / just, righteous
正音
( zhèng yīn ) standard pronunciation / to correct one's pronunciation
正在
( zhèng zài ) in the process of, in the couse of (in speech just use zai)
( zhī ) MW: songs, pens, shaft shape
( zhī ) paper
纸老虎
( zhī lǎo hǔ ) tiger
( zhī ) literary equiv. of 的 / subordinate part. / him, her, it
之后
( zhī hòu ) afterwards, following, later, after
之前
( zhī qián ) before, prior to, ago
之上
( zhī shàng ) above
之下
( zhī xià ) under, beneath, less than
( zhī ) prop up, put up / support, sustain / send away / pay or draw (money) / branch, offshoot
支票
( zhī piào ) cheque
( zhī ) know, realize, be aware of / inform, notify, tell / knowledge / administer, be in charge of
知道
( zhī dào ) know, realize, be aware of
知己
( zhī jǐ ) intimate, understanding
知名
( zhī míng ) well-known, celebrated, noted, famous
知识
( zhī shi ) knowledge
知识分子
( zhī shi fén zǐ ) intellectual, intelligensia
知心
( zhī xīn ) intimate, understanding
( zhī ) limb
( zhī ) fat, grease, tallow
( zhí ) straight / straighten / vertical, perpendicular / just, upright / frank, straightforward / stiff, numb
直肠
( zhí cháng ) rectum
直到...时
( zhí dào ...shí ) until / up to
直至
( zhí zhì ) till, untill / up to
( zhí ) value / be worth / happen to / be on duty
( zhí ) plant, grow / set up establish
( zhǐ ) only, merely
只得
( zhǐ dé ) be obliged to have to
只好
( zhǐ haǒ ) have to, be forced to
只是
( zhǐ shì ) merely, only, just / simply
只要
( zhǐ yaò ) so long as provided
( zhǐ ) stop, halt, desist / detain / to, till / only
止步
( zhǐ bù ) stop, halt, go no further
止痛
( zhǐ tòng ) stop pain
( zhōng ) middle
中国
( zhōng guó ) China
中间
( zhōng jiān ) middle
中文
( zhōng wén ) Chinese
中午
( zhōng wǔ ) noon
中心
( zhōng xīn ) center
( zhōng ) bell / clock / o'clock
( zhǒng ) kind, type
( zhōu ) circumference, circuit / all, whole / thoughtful, attentive / week / cycle
( zhōu ) province
( zhōu ) continent / islet in river
( zhōu ) porrige / gruel / congee
( zhǒu ) elbow
( zhū ) pig
猪肉
( zhū ròu ) pork
竹笋
( zhú sǔn ) bamboo shoots
( zhù ) live at
( zhūo ) clumsy, akward
桌子
( zhuō zi ) desk, table
孜然 ??
( zī rán ) cummin
( zǐ ) son, child / noun suffix
紫色
( zǐ (sè) ) purple
( zì ) word, character
( zì ) self
自行车
( zì xíng chē ) bicycle
总是
( zǒng shì ) always
( zǒu ) walk, go / run, move / leave, go away / visit, call on / through, from / leak, escape
走道
( zǒu dào ) walk way
走狗
( zǒu gǒu ) running dog, lackey, stooge
走马看花
( zǒu mǎ kàn huā ) look at flowers while on horseback / gain a superficial understanding through cursory examination
走向
( zǒu xiàng ) run, trend, alignment
( zū ) to rent
( zú ) foot / to be sufficient
足球
( zú qiú ) football
( zuǐ ) mouth
嘴巴
( zuǐ bā ) mouth
最好
( zuì hǎo ) best
最后
( zuì hòu ) finally
最近
( zuì jìn ) recently / soon
昨天
( zuó tiān ) yesterday
左边
( zuǒ biān ) left
左右
( zuǒ yòu ) about (always preceded by a number)
( zuò ) to do, to make
( zuò ) sit, take a seat / travel by / put a ... on the fire / settle, subside / be punished / because
坐具
( zuò jù ) seat, something to sit on
坐位
( zuò wèi ) a place to sit / seat, something to sit on
( zuò ) to do / to make / to produce
做工
( zuò gōng ) v: to do manual work / n: workmanship