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王 Wáng
king; (a Chinese family name)
先生 xiāngsheng
Mr., sir
丈夫 zhàngfu
husband
太太 tàitai
Mrs.
妻子 qīzi
wife
爱人 àirén
spouse, (honey)
小姐xiăojiĕ
Miss, young lady
小姐xiáojie
shop assistant
贵姓guìxìng
What is your (honorable) surname?
我wŏ
I, me
我们wŏmen
we, us
咱们zánmen
we (inclusive)
你nĭ
you (s.)
你们nĭmen
you (pl.)
他 / 她tā
he, she; him, her
他们tāmen
they; them
姓xìng
to be surnamed, surname
林Lín
(a Chinese family name)
叫jiào
to be named; to be called
是shì
to be
美国人Mĕiguórén
American
美国Mĕiguó
America
人rén
man, person, people
吗ma?
(interrogative sentence particle)
不bù
no, not
英国人Yīngguórén
British
英国Yīngguó
Britain
陈Chén
(a Chinese family name)
老师lăoshī
teacher
学生xuésheng
student
请问qĭngwèn
Please, may I ask…? Excuse me,…?
您nín
you (polite form)
吴Wú
(a Chinese family name)
再见zàijiàn
Goodbye!
澳大利亚人Aòdàlìyàrén
Australian
加拿大人Jiānádàrén
Canadian
法国人Făguórén
French
德国人Déguórén
German
日本人Rìbĕnrén
Japanese
韩国人Hánguórén
Korean
瑞士人Ruìshìrén
Swiss
黄 Huáng
yellow, (a Chinese family name)
早 zăo
Good Morning! Early
刘 Liú
(a Chinese family name)
那 nà
that
什么 shénme
what?
东西 dōngxi
things, goods, personal possessions
这 zhè
this
粉笔 fĕnbĭ
chalk
请 qĭng
Please…; to ask to, to invite
给 gĕi
to give (to)
好不好 hăo-bu-hăo
How about it? Okay?
好 hăo
OK, alright, good
谢谢 xièxie
Thanks
不谢 bú-xiè
Your Welcome
要 yào
to want
书 shū
book
谁 shéi
who?
谁 shuí
who?
有 yŏu
to have
没有 méiyou
does not have
也 yĕ
also, too
笔 bĭ
pen, pencil, brush
圆珠笔 yuánzhūbĭ
ball-point pen
李 Lĭ
(a Chinese family name)
你好 nĭ hăo
Hello! How do you do?
名字 míngzi
name; given name
杯子 bēizi
cup, glass, tumbler, mug
对不起 duìbuqĭ
Sorry!
没事儿 méi-shìr
Never mind!
没关系 méi-guānxi
It doesn't matter.
教室 jiàoshì
classroom
邮局 yóujú
post office
赵 Zhào
(a Chinese family name)
要 yào
to want to, going to, need to
买 măi
to buy
邮票 yóupiào
postage stamp
多少 duōshao
how much? How many?
钱 qián
money
多少钱 duōshao-qián
How much money?
的 de
(possessive suffix)
说 shuō
to say, to speak, to say that
懂 dŏng
to understand, (to master)
问 wèn
to ask (a question), to inquire
几 jĭ + M
how many? (low answer)
块 kuài
basic unit of money in China
毛 máo
dime, 10 cents
分 fēn
cent
两 liăng
2 (M required)
张 zhāng
M for stamps and flat objects
一共 yígòng
altogether, totaling, in total
还 hái
still, yet (continuing)
明信片 míngxìnpiàn
postcard
寄信 jì-xìn
to mail letters
寄 jì
to mail
信 xìn
letter
封 fēng
M for letters
航空 hángkōng
airmail
航空信 hángkōngxìn
airmail letter
对 duì
to be correct, right
挂号 guà-hào
to register a letter
挂号信 guàhàoxìn
registered letter
还是 háishi
or, either
一 yī
1
二 èr
2
三 sān
3
四 sì
4
五 wŭ
5
六 liù
6
七 qī
7
八 bā
8
九 jiǔ
9
十 shí
10
百 băi
hundred
零 líng
zero
本 bĕn
M for books
枝 zhī
M for writing instruments
个 gè
general M
这个 zhèige
this (one)
那个 nèige
that (one)
卖 mài
to sell
我的 wŏde
my, mine
你的 nĭde
your, yours
他的 tāde
his, her, hers, its
我们的 wŏmende
our, ours
你们的 nĭmende
your, yours
他们的 tāmende
their, theirs
杨 Yáng
(a Chinese family name), poplar tree, sheep
地方 dìfang
place, position, location
菜市场 càishìchăng
(vegetable, fruit & meat) market
菜 cài
vegetable; dish (i.e. menu item)
市场 shìchăng
market
每 mĕi
each, every
天 tiān
day
每天 mĕi tiān
every day, each day
每...都 mĕi…dōu
each/every…always
那么 / 这么 nàme/zhème
so (many, cheap, etc.)
多 duō
much, many
一些 yìxiē
a few, some
和 hé
and (connects Nouns only)
水果 shuĭguŏ
fruit
想 xiăng
think of (doing something); wish to, intend to
青菜 qīngcài
vegetables (usually the green leafy variety)
老板 lăobăn
boss, shopkeeper
老板娘 lăobănniáng
shopkeeper's wife
胡萝卜 húluóbo
carrot
斤 jīn
(a basic unit of weight in China) (=500g)
红萝卜 hóngluóbo
radish
公斤 gōngjīn
kilogram
贵 guì
expensive
便宜 piányi
cheap, inexpensive
那么 nàme
in that case
洋葱 yángcōng
onion
香蕉 xiāngjiāo
banana
几 jĭ + M
a few, some
苹果 píngguŏ
apple
种 zhŏng
kind (of), sort (of), type (of)
哪 nĕi + M
which?
哪些 nĕi xiē
which ones?
西红柿 xīhóngshì
tomato
桔子 / 橘子 júzi
tangerine, mandarin orange
橙子 chéngzi
orange (fruit)
千 qiān
thousand
千万 wàn
ten thousand
很 hĕn
very
忙 máng
busy
累 lèi
tired, tiring
为什么 wèishénme
why?
因为 yīnwèi
because
事(情) shì(qing)
matter, item of business
有事(情) yŏu shì(qing)
have matters needing attending to; to be occupied or busy
应该 / 该 yīnggāi / gāi
ought to, should
休息 xiūxi
to rest
一会儿 yíhuìr
a little while, a moment
一下 yíxià
a little while, a moment
别 bié
don’t (imperative)
太 tài
too, excessively
好 hăo
good, well
祗道 zhīdào
to know; to know of/that (usually regarding facts)
衣服 yīfu
clothes
漂亮 piàoliang
pretty, attractive, people
哪里 nălĭ
Not at all! (polite phrase)
中国 Zhōngguó
China
中国人 Zhōngguórén
Chinese (people)
都 dōu
all, both
都不 dōu bù
none (of)
不都 bù-dōu
not all (of)
件 jiàn
(Measure for clothing)
认识 rènshi
to know, to be acquainted with (someone), recognize (someone)
认得 rènde
to know, to be acquainted with (someone), recognize (someone)
朋友 péngyou
friend
位 wèi
(polite Measure for people)
去 qù
to go (to)
家 jiā
home, family, house
但是 dànshì
but, however
可是 kĕshì
but, however
方便 fāngbiàn
convenient
麻烦 máfan
bothersome, troublesome, to bother, to trouble, to annoy
现在 xiànzài
now, at the present time
点 (钟) diăn (zhōng)
(Measure for hours of the clock)
几点 jĭdiăn
What time is it? What time…?
过 guò
past (a certain hour of the clock)
差 chà
before (a certain hour of the clock)
分 fēn
minute (of time)
上课 shàng-kè
(of students) to attend class; (of teachers) to conduct class
下课 xià-kè
(of students) to finish class; (of teachers) to dismiss class
钟 zhōng
o'clock; a clock
晚上 wănshang
evening
晚 wăn
late
见 (面) jiàn(miàn)
to meet
今天 jīntiān
today
来 lái
to come (to)
吃饭 chī-fàn
to eat (a meal)
(米)饭 (mĭ)fàn
(cooked) rice
没(有)办法 méi(yŏu) bànfă
there's no way that…
办法 bànfă
a way to handle a problem, a solution
没法子 méi făzi
there's no way that…
明天 míngtiān
tomorrow
明天见 míngtiān jiàn
See you tomorrow!
比铰 bĭjiào
comparatively, relatively
半 bàn
half (a)
行 xíng
O.K.; okay
可以 kĕyĭ
O.K.; okay
哦/喔 O !
Oh!
是这样儿 shì zhèiyàngr
Oh I see! It's like that, is it!
时间 shíjiān
time; leisure time
段 duàn
period
什么时侯 shénme shíhou
when?
有空 yŏu kòng
to have free/spare time
下午 xiàwŭ
afternoon; p.m.
早上 zăoshang
(early in) the morning
早 zăo
early
上午 shàngwŭ
forenoon; a.m.
中午 zhōngwŭ
noon
做 zuò
to do, to make, to engage in
怎么样 zĕnmeyàng
What is (your) opinion? What do (you) think?
整 zhĕng
exactly
刻 kè
(Measure for quarter-hour)
现在一点一刻 Xiànzài yìdiăn yíkè
It's a quarter-past-one.
昨天 zuótiān
yesterday
早餐/早饭 zăocān / zăofàn
breakfast
午餐/午饭 wŭcān / wŭfàn
noon meal
晚餐/晚饭 wăncān / wănfàn
evening meal
月 yuè
month
二月 èr yuè
February
上个月 shàngge yuè
last month
下个月 xiàge yuè
next month
号 hào
day (of the month); number (of a house); size (of shoes/clothing)
星期 xīngqī
week
礼拜 lĭbài
week
星期几 xīngqījĭ
Which day of the week is it?
礼拜几 lĭbàijĭ
Which day of the week is it?
星期一 xīngqīyī
Monday
星期二 xīngqīèr
Tuesday
星期三 xīngqīsān
Wednesday
星期四 xīngqīsì
Thursday
星期五 xīngqīwŭ
Friday
星期六 xīngqīliù
Saturday
星期天 xīngqītiān
Sunday
星期日 xīngqīrì
Sunday
天津 Tiānjīn
Tianjin
北京 Bĕijīng
Beijing
所以 suŏyĭ
therefore, and so
下个星欺 xiàge xīngqī
next week
上个星欺 shàngge xīngqī
last week
看 kàn
to look (at); to see (someone), to visit; to read
我去看我的朋友 Wŏ qù kàn wŏde péngyou.
I'm going to see/visit my friend.
我不要看书 Wŏ bú-yào kàn-shū.
I don't want to read.
请你看这个东西 Qĭng nĭ kàn zhèige dōngxi.
Please look at this thing.
女朋友 nǚpéngyou
girl-friend
女 nǚ
female
男朋友 nán-péngyou
boy-friend
男 nán
boy
多大 duō dà
how old (are you)?
几岁 jĭ suì
how old (are you)? (only when asking children)
岁 suì
years old; (Measure for years of age)
年 nián
year
今年 jīnnián
this year
明年 míngnián
next year
去年 qùnián
last year
打算 dăsuàn
intend to, plan to/plan, intention
结婚 jiéhūn
to marry; to be married
吧 ba
(indicates suggestion or probability)
上海 Shànghăi
Shanghai
车票 chēpiào
bus/train ticket
票 piào
ticket
一起 yìqĭ
together
火车站 huŏchēzhàn
train station
一块儿 yíkuàir
together
火车 huŏchē
(railroad) train
车站 chēzhàn
(bus/train) station
一月 yīyuè
January
二月 èryuè
February
三月 sānyuè
March
四月 sìyuè
April
五月 wŭyuè
May
六月 liùyuè
June
七月 qīyuè
July
八月 bāyuè
August
九月 jiŭyuè
September
十月 shíyuè
October
十一月 shíyīyuè
November
十二月 shíèryuè
December
大概 dàgài
probably, most likely
孩子 háizi
child, children
小孩子 xiăo háizi
child, children
生日 shēngrì
birthday
学校 xuéxiào
school
在 zài
to be (located) at
哪儿 năr
where?
哪里 năli
where?
路 lù
road, path; way, route
就是 jiùshì
just the very…! Exactly! Right!
公园 gōngyuán
park, public gardens
旁边儿 pángbiānr
alongside, next to, by the side of
到 dào
to (a place or time)
到 dào
to arrive (of vehicles or people)
走 zŏu
to go, to depart, to leave
走 zŏu
to go (by way of)
告诉 gàosu
to tell, to inform (someone)
怎么 zĕnme
How? By what means? In what way?
先 xiān
first
然后 ránhou
then, afterwards
往右拐 wăng yòu guăi
turn (to the) right
往右转 wăng yòu zhuăn
turn (to the) right
往左拐 wăng zuŏ guăi
turn (to the) left
往左转 wăng zuŏ zhuăn
turn (to the) left
右 yòu
right
右边儿 yòubiānr
right side
左 zuŏ
left
左边儿 zuŏbiānr
left side
(一)直走 (yì)zhí zŏu
to go straight on ahead
友谊商店 Yŏuyì shāngdiàn
Friendship Store
对面 duìmiàn
opposite, facing
地址 dìzhĭ
(street) address
住址 zhùzhĭ
(street) address
蔡 Cài
(a Chinese family name)
椅子 yĭzi
chair
桌子 zhuōzi
table
这儿 zhèr
here
这里 zhèli
here
那儿 nàr
there
那里 nàli
there
山 shān
mountain, hill
街 jiē
street
花园 huāyuán
(flower) garden
栋 dòng
block (of apartments); (Measure for a building)
门 mén
door, gate
楼 lóu
(number of the) floor ( in a building)
层 céng
(number of the) floor ( in a building)
纸 zhĭ
paper
可以 kĕyĭ
may, can
师范大学 Shīfàn dàxué
Teacher Training University
北京大学 Bĕijīng dàxué
Beijing University
大学 dàxué
university
后边 hòubiān
behind, at the back (of)
后面 hòumian
behind, at the back (of)
前边 qiánbiān
in front (of)
前面 qiánmian
in front (of)
外边 wàibiān
outside (of)
外面 wàimian
outside (of)
里边 lĭbiān
inside (of)
里面 lĭmian
inside (of)
面 -lĭ
in(side)
上边 shàngbiān
above, on top (of)
上面 shàngmian
above, on top (of)
上 -shàng
on, above
下边 xiàbiān
below, at the bottom (of)
下面 xiàmian
below, at the bottom (of)
边 -biān
(turns a PW-suffix into a Place Word)
面 -miàn
(turns a PW-suffix into a Place Word)
从 cóng
from (a place or time)
市 shì
…City
北京市 Bĕijīngshì
Beijing City
蕞好 zuìhăo
had better, had best
坐 zuò
by (a conveyance with seats)
坐 zuò
to ride on/in
坐车 zuò chē
to take a bus/train
坐 zuò
to sit, to be seated
公共汽车 gōnggòngqìchē
(local) bus (within the city)
中巴 zhōngbā
minibus
路 lù
(Measure for bus route number)
下车 xià-chē
to alight from a bus/train/car
上车 shàng-chē
to board a bus/train/car
麦当劳 Màidāngláo
McDonalds
站 zhàn
(bus) stop; (train) station
站(牌) zhàn(pái)
bus stop
北大 Běi-dà
Beijing University
那边儿 nèibiānr
that side, over there
这边儿 zhèibiānr
this side, over here
公安局 gōng'ānjú
police station
警察 jĭngchá
policeman
办事儿 bàn (shìr)
to manage/handle a matter
走(路) zŏu(lù)
to walk
出租车 chūzūchē
taxi
喜欢 xĭhuan
like to/to like, to enjoy, to prefer
比铰喜欢 bĭjiào xĭhuan
prefer to
骑 qí
to ride (straddle)
骑 qí
by (bicycle, motorbike, horse)
自行车 zìxíngchē
bicycle
快 kuài
fast, quick
慢 màn
slow
多长时间 duōcháng shíjiān
how long? (in time)
差不多 chàbuduō
almost, about
分钟 fēn zhōng
minute (of time)
真的 zhēnde
really, truly
真 zhēn
really
有 yŏu
there is/are
停(车) tíng (chē)
to stop; to park (a vehicle)
停车场 tíngchēchăng
parking lot
车(子) chē(zi)
vehicle (general word)
问题 wèntí
question; problem
开车 kāi-chē
to drive (a car)
汽车 qìchē
car, automobile
长途汽车 chángtúqìchē
long-distance bus
一直 yìzhí
continuously; on & on
班 bān
(Measure for scheduled transport)
在 zài
in, at, on
读书 dú-shū
to study
读/念 dú / niàn
to read aloud
魔托车 mótuōchē
motorbike
辆 liàng
(Measure for vehicles)
部 bù
(Measure for vehicles)
颐和园 Yíhéyuán
Summer Palace (in Beijing)
从 cóng
(from) motion away from a point
到 dào
(to) motion towards a point
一块儿 yíkuàir
together
面(条) miàn(tiáo)
noodles
会 huì
can (in the sense of 'know how to')
用 yòng
to use
筷子 kuàizi
chopsticks
没(有)问题 méi(yŏu) wèntí
No problem!
餐厅 cāntīng
(school) restaurant
饭倌儿 fànguănr
(public) restaurant
牛肉 niúròu
beef
牛 niú
cow, ox, cattle
肉 ròu
meat
不错 búcuò
to be not bad; Not bad! Right!
不错!他们都要来! cuò! Dōu lái!
Not bad! They all want to come!
饿 è
hungry
等 děng
to wait (for)
等一会儿 děng-yíhuìr
wait a moment; in a moment
会 huì
will, shall
在 zài
in the midst of (doing something)
正在 zhèng zài
just in the middle of (doing something)
正 zhèng
just
能(够) néng(gòu)
can (in the sense of 'be able to')
菜单 càidān
menu
菜 cài
dish (i.e. menu item)
汉字 Hàn zì
Chinese characters
字 zì
(Chinese) character
汉语 Hànyŭ
Chinese (language)
说话 shuō-huà
to talk, to speak
话 huà
(spoken) words, language
容易 róngyì
easy, simple (to do)
难 nán
difficult, hard (to do)
排骨 páigŭ
(pork) chop
猪 zhū
pig
猪肉 zhūròu
pork
鸡腿 jī-tuĭ
chicken leg
鸡 jī
chicken
鸡肉 jīròu
chicken (meat)
喝 hē
to drink
汤 tāng
soup
碗 wăn
(rice) bowl/ bowl (of)
豆腐 dòufu
beancurd
大 dà
big, large
份 fèn
portion (of)
小 xiăo
small; little; young (in age)
想 xiăng
to think (that)
够了 gòule
enough! Plenty!
够 gòu
enough, sufficient/sufficiently
了 le
(often indicates exclamation)
不用 búyòng
No need! (more polite), no need to
不必 búbì
No need!, no need to
你不用去 yòng qù
You needn't go.
不好意思 bùhăoyìsi
(I'm) embarrassed (polite phrase)
不客气 bú-kèqi
Don't mention it! Your welcome!
客气 kèqi
polite, courteous
只 zhĭ
only, just