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Lesson 9, Part 1 - Chinese 112 - Shen Nong and Chinese Medicine

A Primer for Advanced Beginners of Chinese Vocabulary of Lesson 9, Main Text
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中药
traditional Chinese medicine
(zhōngyào)
to obtain, to get, to gain
(dé)
sickness, illness, disease, fall ill, sick
(bìng)
to have to, must, ought to, to need to
(děi)
西药
Western medicine
(xīyào)
看上去
to look, to seem; to appear
(kànshangqu)
草根
grassroots; roots of an herb
(cǎogēn)
树叶
leaf
(shùyè)
水果
fruit
(shuǐguǒ)
(pí)
the peel or rind of a fruit, skin, leather
(ya)
interjectory particle used to soften a question
虫子
(chóng zi)
worm / insect
要是
(yàoshi)
if
也许
(yěxǔ)
perhaps
治病
(zhìbìng)
to treat an illness
(shì)
to try
(qiú)
to beg, to pray for
保佑
(bǎoyòu)
to bless and protect (by God)
差不多
(chàbuduō)
about, almost, nearly
要不然
(yàoburán)
otherwise
(děng)
to wait
(jiāng)
ginger
首先......后来......
(shǒuxiān...hòulái...)
first...then...
(jiāo)
to teach
种地
(zhòngdì)
to farm; to cultivate the land
亲自
(qīnzì)
personally
(cháng)
to taste, to try (food)
(dú)
poison
(tù)
to vomit, to spit
泻(肚子)
xiè (dùzi)
to have diarrhea
差一点
(chāyìdiǎn)
almost
大家
(dàjiā)
everybody, all of us
健康
(jiànkāng)
health, healthy
危险
(wēixiǎn)
dangerous
许多
(xǔduō)
many, a lot of, much
普通人
(pǔtōngrén)
common people/person
感谢
(gǎnxiè)
to thank
(huó)
to live, alive, living
(suì)
year of age
记下来
(jìxiàlái)
write it down; keep a record, to take down; to record
难吃
(nánchī)
taste bad
味道
(wèidao)
taste; flavor
有效
(yǒuxiào)
effective
神农
Shénnóng
the Chinese agricultural god, was a legendary ruler of China and cultural hero reputed to have lived 5000 years ago
孙思邈
Sūn Sīmiǎo,
famous Chinese herbalist
李时珍
Li Shízhen
famous doctor in Ming dynasty