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CME B2-L16 - Chinese Made Easier Book 2 Lesson 16

All the New Vocabulary characters (生词) from Lesson 16, Book 2 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.
STUDY
PLAY
觉得
【juéde】[ACTION VERB] - to fell (that); *** think.
流利
【liúlì】[STATIVE VERB] - to be fluent; *** smooth.
进步
【jìnbù】[ACTION VERB / NOUN] - VERB to progress; to improve NOUN progress; improvement; *** advance; politically) progressive.
是....的
【shìde】(adds emphasis)
好 + V
【hǎo + V】[STATIVE VERB] - pleasant to / easy to
难 + V
【nán + V】[STATIVE VERB] - unpleasant / difficult; hard (to do)
【dì】[SPECIFIER] - (ordinalizing prefix to numbers); e.g. 1st; 2nd; 3rd ***<formal> grades into which successful candidates in the imperial examinations were placed; <old> the residence of a high official.
四声
【sìshēng】[NOUN] - <gram.> the four tones of classical Chinese phonetics; the four tones of modern standard Chinese pronunciation.
第一声
【dìyīshēng】[NOUN] - 1st tone (in a tonal language)
【gāo】[STATIVE VERB] - tall; high; *** of a high level or degree; above the average; loud; high-priced; expensive; a surname.
【dī】[STATIVE VERB] - low; *** let droop; hang down.
挺 SV 的
【tǐng SV de】[ADVERB] - quite; fairly (e.g. it's fairly big)
有意思
【yǒuyìsi】[STATIVE VERB] - to be interesting; to be meaningful; *** significant; enjoyable.
没意思
【méiyìsī】[STATIVE VERB] - not interesting; meaningless; boring.
意思
【yìsī】[NOUN] - meaning; intention; idea; *** opinion; wish; desire; a token of affection; appreciation; gratitude; suggestion; hint; trace; interest; fun.
有人
【yǒurén】[NOUN] - someone; some people.
有的
【yǒudé】 [NOUN] - some.
老外
【lǎowài】[NOUN] - foreigner (slang)
【jiè】[ACTION VERB] -to lend/borrow; *** make use of; take advantage of (an opportunity etc.); use as a pretext.
跟 X 借
【gēn X jiè】[ACTION VERB] - to borrow from X
借给 X
【jiègěi X】[ACTION VERB] - to lend to X
【zài】[ADVERB] - again; more; *** (for an action yet to take place or contemplated); once more; further; (used before adjectives); -er; (used to indicate the continuing of a situation in conditional or suppositional clauses); (for a delayed action; preceded by an expression of time or condition) then; only then; in addition; on top of that; (followed by a negative expression) no matter how...still (not).
【cì】[MEASURE] - times; repetitions; *** order; sequence; second; next; second-rate; inferior; <chem.> hypo-.
【huí】[MEASURE] - times; repetitions; *** circle; wind; return; go back; turn around; answer; reply; chapter; have been here once; the Hui nationality.
错了
【cuòle】[EXPRESSION] - wrong!
【kǎo】[ACTION VERB] - give or take an examination or test or quiz; check; inspect; <formal> one's deceased father.
考试
【kǎoshì】[ACTION VERB or NOUN] - examination; test.
【kè】[MEASURE or NOUN] - lesson; *** subject; course; class; <measure> lesson; tax; levy.
【duō】[ADVERB] - more; *** many; much; more than the correct or the required number; too many; excessive; too much; more over; odd; much more; far more.
【shào】[ADVERB] - less; *** young; son of a rich family; young master.
【huā】[ACTION VERB] - to spend money or time; *** flower; blossom; bloom; anything resembling a flower; fireworks; pattern; design; multicoloured; coloured; variegated; blurred; dim; fancy; florid; flowery; showy; cotton; smallpox; wound; expend; a surname.
发音
【fāyīn】[NOUN or VERB OBJECT] - pronunciation; to pronounce; *** enunciation; articulation.
句子
【jùzi】[NOUN] - sentence; phrase.
【jù】[MEASURE] sentence; expression.
语法
【yǔfǎ】[NOUN] - grammar.
难怪
【nánguài】[MOVABLE ADVERB] - no wonder (that) ...!; That explains why ... !; *** understandable; pardonable.
最后
【zuìhòu】[ADVERB or SPECIFIER] - finally; in the end; the final (one); the last (person; etc); ultimate.
准备
【zhǔnbèi】[ACTION VERB or AUXILLARY VERB] - to prepare; to get ready; intend; plan.
预备
【yùbèi】[ACTION VERB or AUXILLARY VERB] - to prepare; to get ready; intend; plan.
课文
【kèwén】[NOUN] - the text or contents of a lesson.
课本
【kèběn】[NOUN] - textbook (for a class).
回答
【huídá】[ACTION VERB or NOUN] - to reply or answer (to a question); a reply or an answer (to a question); *** respond.
聪明
【cōngmíng】[STATIVE VERB] - intelligent; *** bright; clever.
不一定
【bùyīdìng】[EXPRESSION or ADVERB] - not necessarily so; not certain that.
广东
【guǎngdōng】[PLACE WORD] - Guangdong; Canton.
广东话
【guǎngdōnghuà】[NOUN] - Cantonese.