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303 terms

HSK 2: All 300 words

Includes all three hundred words you need to know for the HSK 2
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ài
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like

eight (8)
爸爸
bà ba
dad

ba
modal particle indicating polite suggestion

bái
white; bright

bǎi
hundred
帮助
bāng zhù
assistance; aid; to help; to assist
报纸
bào zhǐ
newspaper
杯子
bēi zi
cup; glass
北京
Běi jīng
Beijing, PRC's capitol

běn
measure word for books; origin; source; this; root; foundation

particle used for comparison and "-er than"; to compare; to contrast

bié
to leave; to depart; to separate; to distinguish; to classify; other
不客气
bù kè qi
you're welcome; impolite; rude

negative prefix; not, no

cài
dish; vegetables; vegetable; cuisine

chá
tea; tea plant;

cháng
length; long; forever; always; constantly
唱歌
chàng gē
to sing a song

chī
to eat

chū
to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond
出租车
chū zū chē
taxi
穿
chuān
to dress; to wear; to put on

chuán
a boat; vessel; ship

next in sequence; classifier for enumerated events: time

cóng
from; via; passing through; through (a gap); past; ever (followed by negative, meaning never)

cuò
mistake; error; blunder; fault; wrong
打电话
dǎ diàn huà
to make a telephone call
打篮球
dǎ lán qiú
play basketball

big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; oldest; eldest
大家
dà jiā
everyone
但是
dàn shì
but; however

dào
to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive

de
of; structural particle used before a noun linking it to preceding possessive or descriptive attributive

de
structural particle used after a verb (or adjective as main verb) linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc

děng
to wait for; to await; et cetera; and so on; et al. (and other authors)
弟弟
dì di
younger brother
第一
dì yī
first; number one

diǎn
spot; speck; dot stroke (in Chinese characters); decimal point; point; a place (with certain characteristics); o'clock; a little; a bit; some
电脑
diàn nǎo
computer
电视
diàn shì
television; TV
电影
diàn yǐng
movie; film
东西
dōng xi
thing; stuff

dǒng
to understand; to know

dōu
all, both; entirely (due to) each; even; already

to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation)

duì
for; to; correct (answer); to answer; to reply; to direct (towards sth); right; to be opposite; to oppose; to face; versus
对不起
duì bu qǐ
unworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me

duō
many; much; a lot of; numerous; multi-
多少
duō shǎo
number; amount; somewhat
儿子
ér zi
son

èr
two (2)
饭馆
fàn guǎn
restaurant
房间
fáng jiān
room
非常
fēi cháng
unusual; extraordinary; extreme; very; exceptional
飞机
fēi jī
airplane
分钟
fēn zhōng
minute
服务员
fú wù yuán
waiter; waitress; attendant; customer service personnel

gāo
high; tall; above average; loud
高兴
gāo xìng
happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood
告诉
gào su
to tell; to inform; to let know
哥哥
gē ge
older brother

individual; this; that; size; classifier for people or objects in general

gěi
to; for; for the benefit of; to give; to allow; to do sth (for sb)
公共汽车
gōng gòng qì chē
bus
公斤
gōng jīn
kilogram (kg)
公司
gōng sī
(business) company; company; firm; corporation
工作
gōng zuò
job; work; construction; task

gǒu
dog

guì
expensive; noble; your (name); precious

guò
experienced action marker; to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live

hái
still; still in progress; still more; yet; even more; in addition; fairly; passably (good); even; also
孩子
hái zi
child; children
汉语
hàn yǔ
Chinese language

hǎo
good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; suffix indicating completion or readiness
好吃
hǎo chī
tasty; delicious

hào
day of a month; (ordinal) number

to drink

and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony

hēi
black; dark

hěn
adverb of degree; quite; very; awfully

hóng
red; revolutionary; popular
后面
hòu mian
rear; back; behind; later; afterwards
欢迎
huān ying
to welcome; welcome

huí
to go back; to return; to turn around; to answer; to revolve
回答
huí dá
to reply; to answer; the answer

huì
can; be possible; be able to; will; be likely to; be sure to; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association
火车站
huǒ chē zhàn
train station
机场
jī chǎng
airport
鸡蛋
jī dàn
chicken egg

how much; how many; several; a few

jiā
home; family; measure word for families or businesses

jiàn
item; component; classifier for events, things, clothes etc

jiào
to shout; to call; to order; to ask; to be called
教室
jiào shì
classroom
姐姐
jiě jie
older sister
介绍
jiè shào
to introduce; to present; to recommend; to suggest
今天
jīn tiān
today; at the present; now

jìn
to advance; to enter; to come (or go) into; to receive or admit; (used after a verb) into, in

jìn
near; close to; approximately

jiǔ
nine (9)

jiù
at once; right away; only; just (emphasis); as early as; already; as soon as; then; in that case
觉得
jué de
to think; to feel
咖啡
kā fēi
coffee

kāi
to open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a medical prescription); to operate (vehicle); abbr. for 開爾文|开尔文 degrees Kelvin
开始
kāi shǐ
to begin; beginning; to start

kān
to look after; to take care of; to watch; to guard
看见
kàn jiàn
to see; to catch sight of
考试
kǎo shì
exam
可能
kě néng
might (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps
可以
kě yǐ
can; may; possible; able to

subject; course; class; lesson

kuài
colloquial word for yuan; lump (of earth); chunk; piece

kuài
rapid; quick; speed; rate; soon; almost; to make haste; clever
快乐
kuài lè
happy; merry

lái
to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next
老师
lǎo shī
teacher

le
modal particle intensifying preceding clause; completed action marker

leì
tired; weary; to strain; to wear out; to work hard

lěng
cold

to leave; to part from; to be away from; (in giving distances) from

interior; inside; internal

liǎng
both; two (2)

líng
zero (0)

liù
six (6)

road; path; way
旅游
lǚ yóu
trip; journey; tourism; travel; tour
妈妈
mā ma
mom

ma
question tag

mǎi
to buy; to purchase

mài
to sell; to betray; to spare no effort; to show off or flaunt

màn
slow

máng
busy; hurriedly

māo
cat

méi
negative prefix for verbs; have not, not
没关系
méi guān xi
it doesn't matter

měi
each; every
妹妹
meì mei
younger sister; younger woman (esp. girl friend or rival)

mén
gate; door; gateway; doorway; opening; valve; switch
米饭
mǐ fàn
(cooked) rice
明天
míng tiān
tomorrow
名字
míng zi
name (of a person or thing)

how; which
哪儿
nǎr
where?; wherever; anywhere

that; those; then (in that case)
那儿
nàr
there
男人
nán rén
a man; a male; men

ne
question particle for subjects already mentioned

néng
to be able to; to be capable of; ability; capability; able; capable; can possibly; (usually used in the negative) to have the possibility of

you

nián
year

nín
you (polite)
牛奶
niú nǎi
cow's milk
女儿
nǚ ér
daughter
女人
nǚ rén
woman
旁边
páng biān
to the side; beside; side
跑步
pǎo bù
to run; to walk quickly; to march
朋友
péng you
friend
便宜
pián yi
cheap; inexpensive

piào
ticket; ballot; bank note
漂亮
piào liang
pretty; beautiful
苹果
píng guǒ
apple

seven (7)
妻子
qī zi
wife
起床
qǐ chuáng
to get up out of bed; to wake up

qiān
thousand

qián
coin; money
前面
qián miàn
ahead; in front; preceding; above

qíng
clear; fine (weather)

qǐng
to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (sb); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event etc) just passed or elapsed
去年
qù nián
last year

ràng
to yield; to permit; to let sb do sth; to have sb do sth

heat; to heat up; fervent; hot (of weather); warm up

rén
man; person; people
认识
rèn shi
to know; to recognize; to be familiar with; acquainted with sth; knowledge; understanding; awareness; cognition

sun; day; date, day of the month

sān
three (3)
商店
shāng diàn
store; shop

shàng
on; on top; upon; first (of multiple parts); previous; above; to climb; to go into; to go up; to attend (class or university)
上班
shàng bān
to go to work; to be on duty; to start work; to go to the office
上午
shàng wǔ
morning

shǎo
few; little; lack

shéi
who
身体
shēn tǐ
human body; health
什么
shén me
what?; who?; something; anything
生病
shēng bìng
to fall ill; to sicken
生日
shēng rì
birthday

shí
ten (10)
时候
shí hou
time; length of time; moment; period
时间
shí jiān
time; period

shì
is; are; am; yes; to be
事情
shì qíng
affair; matter; thing; business
手表
shǒu biǎo
wrist watch
手机
shǒu jī
cell phone; cellular phone; mobile phone

shū
book; letter

shuǐ
water; river; liquid
水果
shuǐ guǒ
fruit
睡觉
shuì jiào
to go to bed; to go to sleep
说话
shuō huà
to speak; to say; to talk; to gossip; to tell stories; talk; word

four (4)

sòng
to deliver; to carry; to give (as a present); to present (with); to see off; to send

suì
years (of age); year
所以
suǒ yǐ
therefore; as a result; so

he or him

she

it

tài
highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely
踢足球
tī zú qiú
play soccer

problem for discussion; exam question; topic
天气
tiān qì
weather
跳舞
tiào wǔ
to dance

tīng
to listen; to hear; to obey
同学
tóng xué
classmate

wài
outside; in addition; foreign; external

wán
to finish; to be over; whole; complete; entire

wán
toy; sth used for amusement; to play; to have fun
晚上
wǎn shang
in the evening

weì
hello (interj., esp. on telephone)
为什么
weì shén me
why?; for what reason?

wèn
to ask
问题
wèn tí
question; problem; issue; topic

I; me; my
我们
wǒ men
we; us; ourselves; our

five (5)
西瓜
xī guā
watermelon
希望
xī wàng
to wish for; to desire; hope

to wash; to bathe
喜欢
xǐ huan
to like; to be fond of

xià
down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down
下午
xià wǔ
afternoon; p.m.
下雨
xià yǔ
to rain; rainy
先生
xiān sheng
teacher; Mister (Mr.); husband
现在
xiàn zài
now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays

xiǎng
to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss

xiàng
direction; orientation; to face; to turn toward; to; towards; shortly before; formerly

xiǎo
small; tiny; few; young
小姐
xiǎo jie
young lady; miss
小时
xiǎo shí
hour

xiào
laugh; smile

xiē
some; few; several (a measure word)

xiě
to write
谢谢
xiè xie
to thank; thanks

xīn
new; newly
星期
xīng qī
week

xìng
family name; surname; name
休息
xiū xi
rest; to rest
学生
xué sheng
student; school child
学习
xué xí
to learn; to study
学校
xué xiào
school

xuě
snow; snowfall
颜色
yán sè
color
眼睛
yǎn jing
eye
羊肉
yáng ròu
mutton

yào
medicine; drug; cure

yāo
demand; ask; request; coerce

also; too

one (1); single
衣服
yī fu
clothes
医生
yī shēng
doctor
医院
yī yuàn
hospital
已经
yǐ jīng
already
椅子
yǐ zi
chair
一起
yì qǐ
in the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
意思
yì si
meaning; idea; opinion

yīn
overcast (weather); cloudy; shady; Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang)

zài
(located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; indicating an action in progress
因为
yīn weì
because; owing to; on account of
游泳
yóu yǒng
swim

yǒu
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
右边
yòu bian
right side; right, to the right

fish

yuán
Chinese monetary unit

yuǎn
far; distant; remote

yuè
moon; month
运动
yùn dòng
movement; campaign; sports

zài
again; once more; re-; second; another
再见
zài jiàn
goodbye; see you again later
早上
zǎo shang
early morning; Good morning!
怎么
zěn me
how?; what?; why?
怎么样
zěn me yàng
how?; how about?; how was it?; how are things?

zhāng
to open up; to spread; sheet of paper; measure word for flat objects
丈夫
zhàng fu
husband

zhǎo
to try to find; to look for; to call on sb; to find; to seek; to return; to give change

zhè
this; these
这儿
zhèr
here

zhe
particle attached after verb to indicate action in progress, like -ing ending

zhēn
really; truly; indeed; real; true; genuine
正在
zhèng zài
in the process of (doing something or happening); while (doing)
知道
zhī dao
to know; to be aware of
中国
Zhōng guó
China; Middle Kingdom
中午
zhōng wǔ
noon; midday

zhù
to live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop
准备
zhǔn beì
preparation; prepare
桌子
zhuō zi
table; desk

letter; symbol; character; word
自行车
zì xing chē
bicycle; bike

zǒu
to walk; to go; to run; to move (of vehicle); to leave; to die (euph.)

zuì
most; the most; -est
昨天
zuó tiān
yesterday
左边
zuǒ bian
left; the left side; to the left of

zuò
to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc)
zuò
to do; to make; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in