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94 terms

Chinese 4 Midterm

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总是
zǒng shì always
亲爱
qīn ài Dear or beloved (way of starting a letter)
终于
zhōng yú at last / in the end / finally / eventually
好吃
hǎo chī tasty / delicious
能干
néng gàn capable / competent
夸奖
kuā jiǎng (v) praise; applaud
米饭
mǐ fàn (cooked) rice
饿
è - hungry
mǎn Manchurian / to fill / to fulfill / filled / packed
wǎn - [a measure word for rice or soup] bowl
炒鸡丁
chao3ji1ding1 fried chicken cubes
开饭馆
kai fan guan operate a restaurant
老板
lǎo bǎn boss / business proprietor
打工
dǎgōng • to have a part-time job
分工
fēn gōng divide the work / division of labor
合作
hé zuò to cooperate / to collaborate / to work together / cooperation
华人
huá rén ethnic Chinese person or people
必须
bì xū to have to / must
毕业
bì yè graduation / to graduate / to finish school
别扭
biè niu (adj) difficult; uncomfortable / (adj) disagreeable
gǎi to change / to alter / to transform / to correct
究竟
jiū jìng after all (when all is said and done) / actually / outcome / result
半边天
bàn biān tiān half the sky / women of the new society / women folk
全职
quánzhí - full time
妇女
fù nǚ woman
照顾
zhào gu take (good) care of / show some consideration / to attend to / to look after
家务
jiā wù household duties / housework
男人
nán rén a man / a male / men
权利
quán lì power / right / privilege
发挥
fā huī bring to bear / bring into play / unleash
作用
zuò yòng action / activity / actions / acts / effect / to play a role
社会
shè huì society
不只
bù zhǐ not only / not merely
家庭
jiā tíng family / household
几乎
jī hū almost / nearly / practically
双职工
[shuāng zhī gōng] - working couple / double-income couple
要是
yào shi if
看不起
kàn bu qǐ look down upon / despise
为了
wèi le in order to / for the purpose of / so as to
男女
nan2nv3 men and women
就业
jiù yè get a job / start a career
公平
gōng píng fair / impartial
方面
fāng miàn respect / aspect / field / side
平等
píng děng equality
单位
dān wèi a unit / unity (i.e. 1 in math) / a work unit / one's place of work
竞争
jìng zhēng to compete / competition
机会
jī huì opportunity / chance / occasion
只有
zhǐ yǒu only
同样
tóng yàng same / equal / equivalent
律师
lǜshī - lawyer
事务所
shi4wu4suo3 office
熟悉
shú xī to be familiar with / to know well
想法
xiǎng fǎ idea / what (someone) is thinking / to think of a way (to do sth)
需要
xū yào to need / to want / to demand / needs / to require
打官司
dǎguānsi
to go to court
法律
fǎlǜ law
同意
tóng yì to agree / to consent / to approve
公务员
gōng wù yuán - government official
法官
fǎ guān a judge / judge / to judge
国营
guóyíng
state-operated
kào depend upon / lean on / near / by / against / to support
平安
píng ān safe and sound / well / without mishap
dài substitute / replace / generation / dynasty / geological era / era / age / period
分配
fēn pèi to distribute / to assign / to allocate
即使
jíshǐ - even if; even though
关于
guān yú pertaining to / concerning / regarding / with regards to / about
挑战
tiǎo zhàn challenge
满意
mǎn yì to be satisfied / to be pleased / satisfied / pleased
不管
bù guǎn no matter (what, how) / regardless of / no matter
前途
qián tú prospects / outlook (for the future) / future
( yáng ) vast / ocean / modern
农村
nóng cūn rural area / village
年夜饭
niányèfàn
the meal at New Year's Eve
健康
jiàn kāng health / healthy
发财
fā cái (v) get rich
万事如意
wànshìrúyì all the best
反而
fǎn ér instead / contrary (to expectations)
cháng to taste
红烧鱼
hong shao yu seared fish
ròu - meat
难道
nándào rhetorical question, do you mean to say...
发音
fāyīn • pronunciation
结余
surplus jiéyú
手机
shǒujī cell phone
饺子
jiǎo zi dumpling
除夕
chú xī (New Year's) Eve
守岁
shǒu suì
to stay up all night on NYE
随便
suíbiàn casual / whatever
放鞭炮
fàngbiānpào To set off firecrackers
禁止
jìn zhǐ to prohibit
怪不得
guài bu de no wonder
外地
wài dì parts of the country other than where one is / foreign lands
春联
spring festival couplets
尤其
yóu qí especially / particularly