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All the New Vocabulary characters (生词) from Lesson 2, 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.

【huáng】[STATIVE VERB - NOUN] - yellow (color); (A Chinese Family name); ** sallow; short for the Huanghe River; fizzle out; fall through; **; ***ography.


【nǐhǎo】 [EXPRESSION] - Hello!; How do you do?; *** how are you.

【Liú】 [NOUN] - (A Chinese Family name)

【nà / nèi】 [SPECIFIER] - that.


【dōngxī】 [NOUN] - things; goods; personal posessions; *** east and west; from east to west; creature.

【zhè / zhei】 [SPECIFIER] - this; *** now.


【fěnbǐ】 [NOUN] - chalk.

【qǐng】 [ACTION VERB] - please ...; to ask to ...; to invite; *** request; engage.

【gěi】 [ACTION VERB] - to give (to); grant; let; allow.


【hǎo-bù-hǎo】[EXPRESSION] - How about it?; Okay?; (Is that a good idea?)

【hǎo】[EXPRESSION] - O.K.; Alright; *** good; fine; nice; friendly; kind; be in good health; get well; be easy; is easy to answer; so as to; so that.


【xièxiè】 [EXPRESSION] - Thank (you); Thanks!


【bùxiè】 [EXPRESSION] - <polite> Don't mention it; You're welcome.

【yào】 [ACTION VERB] - to want; *** important; essential; want; ask for; wish; desire; ask (or want) somebody to do something; want to; wish to; must; should; it is necessary
(or imperative / essential); shall; will; be going to; need; take; <conj.> if; suppose; in case.

【shū】 [NOUN] - book(s); *** write; style of calligraphy; script; letter; document.

【shéi / shuí】 [QUESTION WORD] - who?; *** someone; anyone.

【yǒu】 [ACTION VERB] - to have; *** there is; exist.


【méiyǒu】 [ACTION VERB] - to not have; *** there is not; be without; not so ... as; less than.

【yě】 [ADVERB] - also; too; *** as well; either.

【hái】 [ADVERB] - also; too; *** still; yet; even more; still more; as well; in addition; passably; fairly; even.

【bǐ】 [NOUN] - pen(s); *** technique of writing, calligraphy, or drawing; write; stroke; touch


【yuánzhūbǐ】 [NOUN] - ball-point-pen; *** ball-pen.

【lǐ】 [NOUN] - (A Chinese family name); *** plum.

【zǎo】 [EXPRESSION] - Good morning! (litersally means early); *** (early) morning; long ago; as early as; for a long time; early; in advance.


【bēizi】 [NOUN] - cup; glass; tumbler; mug..


【duìbùqǐ】 [EXPRESSION] - Sorry!; I beg your pardon!; *** I'm sorry; excuse me.


【méiguānxi】 [EXPRESSION] - It doesn't matter! Never mind; *** it's nothing; that' all right.


【méishìr】 [EXPRESSION] - It doesn't matter! Never mind; *** have nothing to do; be free; be at a loose end; it's nothing; that's all right.


【jiàoshì】 [NOUN] - classroom; *** schoolroom.

您好,请问那是什么东西 ?那是粉笔。

Nín Hǎo , Qǐnɡ Wèn Nà Shì Shén Me Dōnɡ Xi ? ---- Nà Shì Fěn Bǐ 。 Hello, may is ask what that is? ----That's chalk.

请你给我杯子好不好?---- 好,给你。---- 谢谢。---- 不用谢!

Qǐnɡ Nǐ Gěi Wǒ Bēi Zi Hǎo Bu Hǎo ? ---- Hǎo , Gěi Nǐ 。 ---- Xiè Xiè 。 ---- Bú Yònɡ Xiè !Would you please hand me the cup ? ----Ok, Here you are. ----Thank you. ---- You're Welcome!

谁要书?---- 我要书。---- 你还要什么?---- 我还要圆珠笔。

Shuí(or Shei) Yào Shū? ---- Wǒ Yào Shū。 ---- Nǐ Hái Yào Shén Me? ---- Wǒ Hái Yào Yuán Zhū Bǐ。 Who wants a book? --- I do. --- What else do you want? (anything else?) --- I also want a ballpoint-pen.

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