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CME B1-L8 - Chinese Made Easier Book 1 Lesson 8

All the New Vocabulary characters (生词) from Lesson 8, Book 1 of "Chinese Made Easier", second edition. Plus a couple of terms (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.
STUDY
PLAY
学校
【xuéxiào】 [PLACE WORD] - school; *** educational institution.
【xué】 [ACTION VERB] - to study; to learn; *** imitate; mimic; learning; knowledge; subject of study; branch of learning; school; college.
【zài】 [ACTION VERB] - to be (located) at; *** exist; be living; rest with; depend on.
哪儿
【nǎr】 [QUESTION WORD] - <informal> where?
哪里
【nǎli】 [QUESTION WORD] - where?; wherever.
【lù】 [NOUN] - road; path; way; route; *** journey; distance; means; sequence; line; logic; region; district; sort; grade; class; a surname.
就是
【jiùshì】 [ADVERB] - Just the very ...! exactly!; right!; *** quite right; precisely; <conj.> even if; even.
公园
【gōngyuán】 [NOUN] - park; public gardens.
旁边儿
【pángbiānr】 [PLACE WORD] - alongside: next to: by the side of.
旁边
【pángbiān】 [PLACE WORD] - alongside: next to: by the side of; *** side.
【dào】 [CO-VERB] - to (a place or time) [see grammar];[ACTION VERB]- to arrive (of vehicles and people)
【zǒu】 [ACTION VERB] - to go - to depart - to leave; to go (by way of); *** walk; go; run; move; leave; go away; visit; call on; through; from; leak; let out; escape; depart from the original; lose the original shape/flavor etc..
告诉
【gàosù】 [ACTION VERB] - to tell; to inform (someone); *** let know.
怎么
【zěnme】 [QUESTION WORD] - How?; By what means? In What way?; *** (interrogative pronoun); how (can it be that).
【xiān】 [ADVERB] - first; *** earlier; before; in advance; elder generation; ancestor; <informal> earlier on; before.
然后
【ránhòu】 [MOVABLE ADVERB] - then; afterwards; *** after that.
汪右拐
【wāng yòu guǎi】[EXPRESSION] - turn (to the) right.
汪右转
【wāng yòu zhuǎn】 [EXPRESSION] - turn (to the) right.
汪左拐
【wāng zuǒ guǎi】[EXPRESSION] - turn (to the) left.
汪左转
【wāng zuǒ zhuǎn】 [EXPRESSION] - turn (to the) left.
【guǎi】 [ACTION VERB] - turn; limp; crutch; abduct; kidnap; swindle; make off with.
【zhuǎn】 [ACTION VERB] - turn; shift; change; pass on; transfer.
【yòu】 [PLACE WORD] - right; *** the right side; the right; west; the right side as the side of precedence; the right (thinking or points of view).
右边儿
【yòubiānr】 [PLACE WORD] - right side; *** the right (or right-hand) side; the right.
右边
【yòubiān】 [PLACE WORD] - right side; *** the right (or right-hand) side; the right.
【zuǒ】 [PLACE WORD] - left; *** the left side; the left; east; the Left; queer; unorthodox; heretical; wrong; incorrect; different; contrary; opposite; a surname.
左边儿
【zuǒbiānr】 [PLACE WORD] - left side; *** the left; the left (or left-hand) side.
左边
【zuǒbiān】 [PLACE WORD] - left side; *** the left; the left (or left-hand) side.
一直走
【yīzhízǒu】[EXPRESSION] - to go straight on ahead.
直走
【zhízǒu】[EXPRESSION] - to go straight on ahead.
友谊商店
【yǒuyì shāngdiàn】 [NOUN] - Friendship Store.
对面
【duìmiàn】 [PLACE WORD] - opposite; facing; *** right in front; face to face.
地址
【dìzhǐ】 [NOUN] - (street) address.
住址
【zhùzhǐ】 [NOUN] - (street) address.
【Cài】 [NOUN] - (a Chinese family name); *** surname.
椅子
【yǐzi】 [NOUN] - chair. {Measure: 把【bǎ】}
【bǎ】 [MEASURE] - (measure for chair) hold; grasp; hold (a baby while it relieves itself); control; monopolize; dominate; guard; watch; handle (of a pushcart etc.); bundle; bunch; about; or so.
桌子
【zhuōzi】 [NOUN] - table; desk. {measure: 张【zhāng】}
这儿
【zhèr】 [PLACE WORD] - here; *** this; now.
这里
【zhèlǐ】 [PLACE WORD] - here.
那儿
【nàr】 [PLACE WORD] - there; *** that; <conj.> then; in that case.
那里
【nàli】 [PLACE WORD] - there; *** that place.
【shān】 [NOUN] - hill; mountain; anything resembling a mountain; bushes in which silkworms spin cocoons. {measure: 座【zuò】}
【zuò】 [MEASURE] - (measure for mountain or hill)
【jiē】 [NOUN] - street; *** <dialect> country fair; market. {measure: 条【tiáo】}
【tiáo】 [MEASURE] - (measure for street)
花园
【huāyuán】 [NOUN] - (flower) garden; *** garden.
【dòng】 [MEASURE] - block (of apartments); (measure for a building)
【mén】 [NOUN] - door; gate; *** entrance; valve; switch; way to do sth.; knack; family; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum; a surname.
【lóu】 [MEASURE] - Number of the) floor (in a building); *** a storied building; storey; floor; superstructure; a surname.
【céng】 [MEASURE] - Number of the) floor (in a building); *** layer; tier; stratum; storey; a component part in a sequence.
【zhǐ】 [NOUN] - paper. {measure: 张【zhāng】}
可以
【kěyǐ】 [AUXILLARY VERB] - may; can; *** <informal> passable; pretty good; not bad; <informal> awful.
师范大学
【Shīfàn dàxué】 [NOUN] - Teacher Training University.
北京大学
【Běijīng dàxué】 [NOUN] - Beijing University.
大学
【dàxué】 [NOUN] - university; *** college; The Great Learning. {M: 个【gè】or 所【suǒ】}
【suǒ】 [MEASURE] - (measure used for universities or houses); *** place; used as addresses or names of institutes.
后边
【hòubiān】 [PLACE WORD] - behind; at the back (of).
后面
【hòumian】 [PLACE WORD] - behind; at the back (of) *** in the rear; later.
前边
【qiánbian】 [BOUND FORM] - in front (of); *** ahead; above; preceding.
前面
【qiánmiàn】 [BOUND FORM] - in front (of); *** at the head; ahead; in front of the house; above; preceding.
外边
【wàibiān】 [PLACE WORD] - outside (of); *** out; a place other than where one lives or works; exterior.
外面
【wàimian】 [PLACE WORD] - outside (of); *** out.
里边
【lǐbian】 [PLACE WORD] - inside (of); *** in; within.
里面
【lǐmiàn】 [PLACE WORD] - inside (of); *** interior.
【li】 [BOUND FORM] - in; inside.
上边
【shàngbian】 [PLACE WORD] - above; on top (of); *** over; on the surface of; above-mentioned; aforesaid; foregoing; the higher authorities; the higher-ups; aspect; respect; regard.
上面
【shàngmiàn】 [PLACE WORD] - above; on top (of); *** above; over; on top of; on the surface of; above-mentioned; aforesaid; foregoing; the higher authorities; the higher-ups; aspect; respect; regard.
【shàng】 [BOUND FORM] - on; above; *** upper; up; upward; higher; superior; better; first (part); preceding; previous; go up; mount; board; go to; leave for; submit; send in; present; forge ahead; go ahead; fill; supply; serve; set; fix; apply; paint; put on record; wind; screw; tighten.
下边
【xiàbian】 [PLACE WORD] - below; at the botton (of); *** under; underneath; next; following; lower level; subordinate.
下面
【xiàmian】 [PLACE WORD] - below; at the botton (of); *** under; underneath; next; following; lower level; subordinate.
【biān】 [BOUND FORM] - (turns a PW-suffix into a place word); *** side; margin; edge; brim; rim; border; frontier; boundary; limit; bound; by the side of; close by; (Bian1) a surname.
【miàn】 [BOUND FORM] - (turns a PW-suffix into a place word); *** face; face (a certain direction); surface; top; personally; directly; the right side; <math.> surface; an entire area (as opposed to particular points); side; aspect; extent; range; scale; powder; noodles; <dialect> soft and floury.
【cóng】 [CO-VERB] - from (a place or time); *** <preposition> from; through; <adv.> ever; follow; comply with; obey; join; be engaged in; in a certain manner or according to a certain principle; follower; attendant; secondary; accessory.
【shì】 [BOUND FORM] - ... City; *** market; municipality; pertaining to the Chinese system of weights and measures.
北京市
【Běijīngshì】 [PLACE WORD] - Beijing City; *** (Peking); City Name - Area code: 010- Postcode: 100000.