All the New Vocabulary characters (生词) from Lesson 1, Book 1 of "Chinese Made Easier", second edition. Plus some terms and sentences from my teachers to enhance the subject.
The exact definition from the book is listed first then I added *** to separate
other definitions that you may use over time.
【wáng】 [NOUN] - king; (A Chinese family name) *** monarch; <formal> grand; great.
【lǎogōng】 [NOUN] - Husband; Some young people refer to boyfriend this way. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【nǚshì】 [NOUN] - (a polite term for a woman - married or unmarried) lady; madam. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【lǎopo】 [NOUN] - Wife ; Some young people refer to girlfriend this way. Note: This is an extra added word not in the CME book.
【tàitai】 [NOUN] - Mrs.; (wife); *** madam; the mistress if a household; lady.
【qīzi】 [NOUN] - wife.
【àirén】 [NOUN] - wife ; husband; *** sweet-heart.
【xiǎojiě】 [NOUN] - Miss; young lady; girl; female shop assistant; *** <informal> prostitute. Note: this term is not used so much anymore it has too much negative meaning and is not considered nice anymore.
【nín】 [PRONOUN] - you. (polite form)
【guìxìng】 [EXPRESSION] - What is (your) honorable surname?
【miǎnguìxìng】 [EXPRESSION] - My surname is .... (= Polite Reply)
【wǒ】 [PRONOUN] - I; me.
【wǒmén】 [PRONOUN] - we; us
【zánmen】 [PRONOUN] - (Inclusive) we (i.e. you & I) **** (including both the speaker and the person or persons spoken to); <dialect> I.
【nǐ】 [PRONOUN] - you (second person singular); *** you (second person plural); one; anyone.
【nǐmen】 [PRONOUN] - you (second person plural).
【tā】 [PRONOUN] - he; *** him
【tā】 [PRONOUN] - she; *** her
【tāmen】 [PRONOUN] - they; them (male or mixed form)
【xìng】 [EQUATIVE VERB / NOUN] - to be surnamed / surname; *** (A Chinese family name)
【lín】 [NOUN] - (A Chinese family name) *** forest; woods; grove; circles; forestry.
【jiào】 [EQUATIVE VERB] - To be named/To be called (by a certain name) *** cry; shout; call; greet; hire; order; name; ask; <dialect> male.
【měiguórén】 [NOUN] - American; *** American person; American people.
【Měiguó】 [PLACE WORD] - America *** United States of America; <domain> .us; <abbr> USA; <tel> +1.
【rén】 [NOUN] - man; person; people; *** human being; adult; grown-up; a person engaged in a particular activity; other people; people; personality; character; state of one's health; how one feels; everybody; each; all; manpower; hand.