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[zhī] realize, sense, inform, tell, (=知道 zhīdao) know; 知识 zhīshi knowledge[zhì] (=智 zhì) wit, (=智慧 zhìhuì) wisdom, (=智力 zhìlì) intellect
[mín] (=人民 rénmín) people, <family name>; 民主 mǐnzhǔ democracy
样(F樣)
[yàng] appearance, shape, form, manner; 这样 zhèyàng like this; 怎么样 zěnmeyàng how? in what way?
现(F現)
[xiàn] show, appear, current; 现在 xiànzài now; 发现 fāxiàn discover; 现代 xiàndài modern
[fēn] divide, fraction, minute, cent; 百分之五 bǎifēnzhīwǔ = 5/100 = 5%[fèn] limits of rights or duty
将(F將)
[jiāng] shall; 将来 jiānglái future[jiàng] general, a piece in Chinese chess 麻将 májiàng mahjongg
[wài] outside, outer, other, foreign, beyond, relative on ones mother's/sisters/wife's side; 外孙 wàisūn daugthers son; 外国人 wàiguórén foreigner; 意外 yìwài unexpected{Compare with 处 chù place}
[dàn] (=但是 dànshì) but, still, nevertheless, however, yet
[shēn] life, incarnation, <classifier for suits of clothing>, (=身体 shēntǐ) body; 亲身 qīnshēn in person, personally
[xiē] some, <classifier for plural or indefinite/small amount>; 一些 yìxiē a number of, some; 这些人 zhèxiē rén these people
与(F與)
[yǔ] give, offer, help, support, and[yù] 参与 cānyù participate in[yú] 欤 <interrogative/esclamative particle>{Compare with 写 xiě write}
[gāo] high, tall, loud, <polite> your, <family name>; 提高 tígāo improve; 高兴 gāoxìng happy; 高见 gāojiàn <polite> your opinion/idea
[yì] (=意思 yìsi, =意义 yìyì) meaning, idea, (=愿意 yuànyi) wish, desire; 意图 yìtú intention; 意见 yìjian opinion; 意大利 Yìdàlì Italy
进(F進)
[jìn] enter, go forward, recieve, drink, eat, submit; 进步 jìnbù progress
[bǎ] grasp, hold, handle, <classifier for things with handles, handfuls, chairs, etc.>[bà] 把子 bàzi, 把儿 bàr handle
[fǎ] (=法律 fǎlǜ) law, (=办法 bànfǎ) method; 法国 Fǎguó France
[cǐ] this; 如此 rúcǐ (=这样 zhèyàng) like this; 此地 cǐdì (=这里 zhèlǐ) here, at this place
实(F實)
[shí] solid, true, real; 事实 shìshí fact; 实际上 shíjìshang actually; 实在 shízài really
[huí] circle, return, reply, turns, times, chapter, Muslim, Hui (ethnic minority), <classifier for chapters, times, etc.>; 回来 huílái come back; 回去 huíqù go back; 回答 huídá answer
二(A贰)
[èr] two; 二月 èryuè February
[lǐ] principle; 理论 lǐlùn theory; 管理 guǎnlǐ manage; 心理 xīnlǐ psychology, mentality
[měi] (=美丽 meilì) beautiful, (=好 hǎo) good, (=美德 měidé) virtue, <family name>; 美国 Měiguó USA; 美元 měiyuán US$ 美家 měijiā artist
点(F點)
[diǎn] a drop (of liquid), dot, decimal point, a little, a bit, appoint time, select, choose, order food/drink, <classifier for small amounts>, (=点火 diǎnhuǒ) light a fire; 一点儿 yìdiǎnr a little; 点头 diǎntóu nod one's head
[yuè] month, (=月亮 yuèliang, =月球 yuèqiú) moon
[míng] bright, clear, distinct, next (day or year), <family name>; 明白 míngbai clear, understand; 明天 míngtiān tomorrow
[qí] its, that, such, they, them; 其他 qítā other; 尤其 yóuqí especially[jī] anniversary
种(F種)
[zhǒng] kind, sort, breed, race[zhòng] to plant, cultivate
声(F聲)
[shēng] voice, declaration, (=声音 shēngyīn) sound, <classifier for sounds>; 声名 shēngmíng reputation, fame, statement, declaration
[quán] whole, entire, total, complete, <family name>; 完全 wánquán completely; 安全 ānquán safety
[gōng] (=工作 gōngzuò) work, job; 工人 gōngrén worker
[jǐ] (=自己 zìjǐ) self{Compare with 已 yǐ already, which is "closed" on the left side}
话(F話)
[huà] speech, word, language, dialect, (=说话 shuōhuà) talk, speak[huo] 白话 báihuo = báihuà vernacular, empty talk
儿(F兒)
[ér] child; 儿子 érzi son; 女儿 nǚ'ér daughter[r] (noun suffix); 这儿 zhèr here; 那儿 nàr there[rén] (when referring to the radical){Compare with 兄 xiōng brother, 几 jǐ table, 臾 yú moment}
[zhě] one who...; 作者 zuòzhě author; 和平主义者 hépíngzhǔyìzhě pacifist
[xiàng] take somebody's part, to, towards, all along, allways, <family name>, (F嚮) direction, towards, (F曏) formerly, previously; 向者 xiàngzhě formerly, once upon a time
[qíng] sensibility, (=感情 gǎnqíng) feeling, emotion; 爱情 àiqíng love
[bù] (=部分 bùfen) part, section, unit, <classifier for film, large books, machines, etc.>, (=部队 bùduì) troops, army; 西部 xībù western part; 全部 quánbù entire
[zhèng] right, straight, upright, correct[zhēng] 正月 zhēngyuè, 新正 xīnzhēng the 1st month of lunar year
[míng] (=名字 míngzi) name, personal name; 著名 zhùmíng famous; 名词 míngcí noun
[dìng] fix, settle, calm, stable, subscribe, (=决定 juédìng) decide; 一定 yídìng definite
[nǚ] female, (=女人 nǚrén, =妇女 fùnǚ) woman
问(F問)
[wèn] ask, examine; 问题 wèntí question, problem; 访问 fǎngwèn visit
[lì] (=活力 nénglì) energy, vitality, <family name>, (=力量 lìliang) strength, force
机(F機)
[jī] (=机器 jīqi) machine; 收音机 shōuyīnjī radio; 飞机 fēijī aircraft
给(F給)
[gěi] give, give to, for, for the benefit of; 送给 sònggěi send/present to[jǐ] give, supply, provide, (=供给 gōngjǐ) provide
[děng] equal, class, wait, and so on, etc.
[jī] small table, (F幾) 几乎 jīhū almost[jǐ] (F幾) how many?, a few, (used in numerals){Compare with 儿 ér child}
[hěn] very, quite; 很好 hěnhǎo very good; 很不错! hěn búcuò! not bad at all!
业(F業)
[yè] line of business, trade, occupation, profession, course of study, engage in, <family name>; 商业 shāngyè commerce; 工业 gōngyè industry; 作业 zuòyè homework
[zuì] most, marking for superlative; 最近 zuìjìn recently/soon; 最喜欢 zuì xǐhuan favorite
间(F間)
[jiān] room, between, locality, within given time or space, <classifier for rooms>[jiàn] gap, interval[gān] 半间不界 bàn'gānbùgà neither this nor that, inexplicit, equivocal, mediocre
[xīn] new, renew; 重新 chóngxīn again; 新闻 xīnwén news
什(F甚)
[shén] 什么 shénme what?[shí] (=十 shí) ten
[dǎ] strike, hit, get, play, (generalized verb with specific meaning determined by its object); 打算 dǎsuan plan, intend; 打开 dǎkāi open, unfold; 打击 dǎjī strike, hitt, attack, assault[dá] dozen
便
[biàn] (=方便 fāngbiàn) convenient[pián] 便宜 piányi cheap{Compare with 使 shǐ send and 更 gèng more}
[wèi] place, location, position, <polite classifier for people>
[yīn] cause, (=因为 yīnwèi) because, (=原因 yuányīn) reason
[zhòng] weight, considerable in amount/value, (=沉重 chénzhòng) heavy, weighty, (=重要 zhòngyào) important[chóng] again
[bèi] quilt, cover (with), by (indicates passive voice)[pī] 被服 pīfú = bèifú bedding and clothing, something one hangs on to
[zǒu] go, walk, leave
电(F電)
[diàn] (=闪电 shǎndiàn) (flash of) lightning, (=电气 diànqì) electricity; 电话 diànhuà phone; 电脑 diànnǎo computer
四(A肆)
[sì] four; 四周 sìzhōu all around; 四月 sìyuè April
[dì] indicating ordinal number, ~th; 第三世界 dì-sān shìjiè 3rd World; 第一次 dì-yī cì 1st time
门(F門)
[mén] door, gate, family, house, valve, switch, <family name>, <classifier for courses, braches of science, etc.>; 门口 ménkǒu doorway; 部门 bùmén department; 门铃 ménlíng doorbell
[xiāng] each other, mutual, mode, phase, <family name>[xiàng] look at, appearance, photo
[cì] occurence, time, second, inferior, number of times; 两次 liǎng cì twice
东(F東)
[dōng] master, owner, <family name> (=东方 dōngfāng) east; 东北 dōngběi northeast; 东西 dōngxi thing, creature{Compare with 车 chē vehicle}
[zhèng] (=政治 zhèngzhì) politics, political affairs, (=政府 zhèngfǔ) government
[hǎi] sea, big lake, <family name>, (=海洋 hǎiyáng, =大海 dàhǎi) sea, ocean
[kǒu] mouth, opening, entrance, hole, cut, <classifier for mouthfuls, people, wells, etc.>; 门口 ménkǒu doorway; 人口 rénkǒu population
使
[shǐ] make, cause to (do), send (as envoy), (=使用 shǐyòng) use, apply{Compare with 吏 lì and 便 biàn official}
[jiāo] teach; 王老师教数学. Wáng lǎoshī jiāo shùxué. Teacher Wang teaches math.[jiào] cause, ask to, teach; 教师 jiàoshī teacher, instructor; 教育 jiàoyù education
西
[xī] west, western; 东西 dōngxi thing; 西北 xīběi northwest
[zài] again, once more; 再见 zàijiàn goodbye
[píng] flat, level, even; 水平 shuǐpíng level; 和平 hépíng peace; 平常 píngcháng ordinary, common, usually{Compare with 半 bàn half}
[zhēn] true, genuine, really{There are two ways of writing this character!}
听(F聽)
[tīng] listen; 听见 tīngjiàn hear; 听不懂 tīngbudǒng don't understand (by listening)
[shì] generation, <family name>, (=世界 shìjiè) world; 世纪 shìjì century
气(F氣)
[qì] air, gas, vapor, spirit, vital energy; 天气 tiānqi weather
[xìn] letter, message, information, (=相信 xiāngxìn) belive in; 信封 xìnfēng envelope
[běi] north; 东北 dōngběi northeast; 北京 Běijīng
[shǎo] few, little, less, lack[shào] young; 少年 shàonián juvenile
关(F關)
[guān] shut, close, turn off, close down, concern, key part; 关系 guānxi connection; 关于 guānyú concerning
[bìng] (F併) combine, merge, (F並) and, equally, truly[bīng] 并州 Bìng Zhōu (Taiyuan in Shanxi){Compare with 开 kāi open}
内(F內)
[nèi] inside; 内容 nèiróng content{Compare with 肉 ròu meat and 丙 bǐng third}
[jiā] add, plus, append, (=增加 zēngjiā) increase; 参加 cānjiā join
[huà] convert, melt, dissolve, digest, incinerate, (=变化 biànhuà) change, transform[huā] (=花 huā) spend
[yóu] from, let, (=由于 yóuyú) due to, (=理由 lǐyóu) cause, reason; 自由 zìyóu freedom{Compare with 甲 jiǎ helmet and 申 shēn explain}
却(F卻)
[què] however, but, yet
[dài] (=代表 dàibiǎo) represent, (=时代 shídài) generation, period, epoch, <classifier for periods>; 现代 xiàndài modern (times); 上代 shàngdài previous generation
军(F軍)
[jūn] army, military, troops
产(F產)
[chǎn] give birth to, (=产生 chǎnshēng) produce, (=产品 chǎnpǐn) product
[rù] (=进入 jìnrù) enter, get into; 收入 shōurù income{Compare with 人 rén person}
[xiān] first, before, earlier; 先生 xiānsheng mister, gentleman, Sir; 祖先 zǔxiān = 先辈 xiānbèi ancestor{Compare with 失 shī lose}
[shān] hill, mountain, <family name>; 火山 huǒshān volcano; 山脉 shānmài mountain range
五(A伍)
[wǔ] five; 五月 wǔyuè May
[tài] great, very, too; 太太 tàitai Madame; 太阳 tàiyáng sun, sunshine{Compare with 大 dà big}
[shuǐ] water, liquid, <family name>; 水平 shuǐpíng level; 水果 shuǐguǒ fruit; 药水 yàoshuǐ liquid medecine{Compare with 永 yǒng forever}
万(F萬)
[wàn] ten thousand, myriad, <family name>; 万岁 wànsuì long live[Mò] 万俟 Mòqí <family name>{Compare with 方 fāng square}
[shì] (=市场 shìchǎng) market, (=城市 chéngshì) city, town