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kāi xué
開學
school opens, new term begins
shǔjià
暑假
summer vacation
jiéshù
結束
termination, to finish, to end, to conclude, to close
each, every
niánjí
年級
grade
zuò
to sit, to take a seat, to take (a bus, airplane etc.)
fēijī
飛機
airplane
bàn
to do, to manage, to handle, to go about, to run, to set up, to deal with
zhù cè
註冊
to register
shǒuxù
手續
formalities
xīnshēng
新生
new student
lǎoshēng
老生
returning student
bān
remove, transport, move, shift
zǔjí
祖籍
ancestral home
chūshēng
出生
to be born
zhǎng dà
長大
grow up
gōng
a bow (weapon)
cháng
length/long
xiào wài
校外
off-campus
xiào nèi
校內
on-campus
fāngbiàn
方便
convenient
ānquán
安全
safe, secure, safety, security
shěng qián
省錢
save money, economical
zìyóu
自由
freedom, free, liberty
zàishuō
再說
whats more, besides
bú jiàn de
不見得
not necessarily, not likely
hǎochù
好處
benefit, advantage
shìyìng
適應
to adapt, to be accustomed to
bānjiā
搬家
move (house)
líkāi
離開
to depart, to leave
kào
depend upon, lean on, near, by, against, to support
chūmén
出門
be away from home, go on a journey
dàoli
道理
reason, argument, sense, principle, basis, justification
qiánbian
前邊
the area in front of something
xíngli
行李
luggage
zhāngtiānmíng
張天明
Zhang Tianmin (a personal name)
bōshìdùn
波士頓
Boston
kēlín
柯林
Colin
tóngwū
同屋
roommate
qiántiān
前天
the day before yesterday
shúxi
熟悉
to know well
jiājù
家俱
furniture
kào
depend upon, lean on, near, by, against, to support
chuānghu
窗戶
window
bǎi
to place, to display, to swing, to oscillate, to show, to move, to exhibit
chuáng
bed, couch, (a measure word)
bèizi
被子
quilt
tǎnzi
毯子
blanket
yīguì
衣櫃
wardrobe
guìzi
櫃子
cupboard, cabinet
guà
to hang, to put up, to suspend
shūjià
書架
bookshelf
kōng
empty, in vain / emptied, leisure
kōngtiáo
空調
air conditioning
dòng
measure word for buildings
shèbèi
設備
equipment, facilities, installations
jiù
old (opposite of new), former
cèsuǒ
廁所
toilet, lavatory
yùshì
浴室
bathroom (room used for bathing)
kǒngpà
恐怕
(Im) afraid (that), perhaps, I think
cāntīng
餐廳
dining-hall
lóuxià
樓下
downstairs
shāngdiàn
商店
store, shop
rìyòngpǐn
日用品
articles for daily use
wénjù
文具
stationery
céng
a measure word for layers, laminated, repeated, floor, story (of a building), layer
tái
measure word for machines
xǐyījī
洗衣機
washer, washing machine
hōnggānjī
烘乾機
drier
chǎo
to quarrel, to make a noise, noisy, to disturb by making a noise
mǎlù
馬路
street, road
ānjìng
安靜
quiet, peaceful, calm
yìbān
一般
same, ordinary, common, general
tīngshuō
聽說
to hear told
cāiduìle
猜對了
guessed correctly
wèikǒu
胃口
appetite
zhēnde
真的
really, truly
zháojí
著急
worry, feel anxious
cānguǎn
餐館
restaurant
dìdao
地道
authentic
guòjǐtiān
過幾天
in a few days
dài
take someone along
yuēhàn
約翰
John
huáshèngdùn
華盛頓
Washington (D.C.)
zhǐhǎo
只好
to have to, to be forced to
dùn
measure word for meals
zhōumò
週末
weekend
gōngkè
功課
classwork
zhōngguóchéng
中國城
Chinatown
zhènghǎo
正好
just (in time), just right, just enough, to happen to, to chance to, by chance, it just so happens that
ménkǒu
門口
doorway, gate
jiē
to extend, to connect, to receive, to join
yíkèzhōng
一刻鐘
a quarter (of an hour
yuánlái
原來
original, former, originally, formerly, at first
nu:3hái
女孩
girl, lass
zhǎngde
長得
(of a person's physical appearance) look; grow
piàoliang
漂亮
pretty, beautiful
xīyān
吸煙
to smoke
gēn
to follow, to go with, heel, with, and
càidān
菜單
menu
chángkè
常客
frequent patron; regular
náshǒu
拿手
expert in, good at
tèbié
特別
especially, special, particular, unusual
qīngzhēng
清蒸
steam (food)
fish
wèidao
味道
flavor
jièlán
芥蘭
Chinese broccoli
niúròu
牛肉
beef
nèn
tender, soft
xiāng
fragrant, incense, (of food) savory, appetizing, sweet, scented, popular
jiào(cài)
叫(菜)
order (food)
tāng
(surname), soup
bōcài
菠菜
spinach
dòufu
豆腐
tofu, bean curd
sùcài
素菜
vegetable dish
diǎn
order (food)
xīnxiān
新鮮
fresh (experience, food, etc.), freshness
qīngcài
青菜
green vegetables, Chinese cabbage
xiǎobáicài
小白菜
small Chinese cabbage
máfan
麻煩
trouble, troublesome
lǎobǎn
老板
boss; owner
shǎo
few, little, lack / young
yán
salt
wèijīng
味精
MSG
mǎshàng
馬上
at once, right away, immediately
jìzhě
記者
reporter, journalist
wénzhāng
文章
article, essay
kǎlùlǐ
卡路里
calorie
jiànkāng
健康
health
kànfǎ
看法
way of looking at a thing, view, opinion
rènwéi
認為
to believe, to think, to consider, to feel
shuōfa
說法
statement, statement, wording, (someones) version (of events)
piànmiàn
片面
unilateral, one-sided
zǒngdeláishuō
總的來說
generally speaking, to sum up, in summary, in short
yěxǔ
也許
perhaps, maybe
yóu
oil, sly
huì
be good at
qīngdàn
清淡
light; bland
tóngyì
同意
to agree, to consent, to approve
qíshí
其實
actually, that is not the case, in fact, really
yàoburán
要不然
otherwise, or else, or
línxuěméi
林雪梅
(a feminine name)
xiǎochén
小陳
Little Chen
xiǎngqǐlai
想起來
realize; occur to
chuān
穿
to dress, to wear, to put on, to thread
yīfu
衣服
clothes
tìxùshān
T恤衫
T-shirt
máoyī
毛衣
(wool) sweater
niúzǎikù
牛仔褲
jeans
děngděng
等等
et cetera, etc, etcetera, and so on
wúlùn
無論
no matter what / how, regardless of whether…
yàngzi
樣子
manner, air, looks, aspect
míngpái
名牌
(n) famous brand
xūyào
需要
to need, to want, to demand, needs, to require
xǐyīfěn
洗衣粉
laundry detergent
yágāo
牙膏
toothpaste
xiāngzào
香皂
perfumed soap, toilet soap
wèishēngzhǐ
衛生紙
toilet paper, bathroom tissue
yǐjí
以及
as well as, too, and
bēizi
杯子
cup, glass
yùjīn
浴巾
bath towel
yúshì
於是
so, therefore, thereupon, as a result, consequently, thus, hence
huàzhuāngpǐn
化妝品
makeup
gòuwùzhōngxīn
購物中心
shopping center
tào
to cover, covering, case, cover, (a measure word, a set of something), sheath
yùndòngfú
運動服
sportswear
dàxiǎo
大小
dimension, magnitude, size, measurement
chángduǎn
長短
length, duration
hòubó
厚薄
thickness
héshì
合適
suitable, fit, decent
jiǎnjià
減價
discount, sale
dǎzhé
打折
discount
jiàqian
價錢
price
páizi
牌子
sign, trademark
chúnmián(de)
純棉(的)
pure cotton
xíng
will work; will do
hǎoxiàng
好像
as if; seem like
āiyā
哎呀
gosh, oh, damn, ah, My God
zhìliàng
質量
quality
to pursue, to seek
tiāoti
挑剔
fastidious, picky
fēi…bùkě
非…不可
have to be
biāozhǔn
標準
(an official) standard, norm, criterion
wùměijiàlián
物美價廉
attractive goods at affordable prices
zàihu
在乎
be determined by, care about; mind
nándào
難道
dont tell me …, could it be that…?
hǎokàn
好看
good-looking
zhēnglùn
爭論
to argue, to debate, to contend, argument, contention, controversy, debate
péi
to accompany, to keep somebody. company
fùqián
付錢
pay bills
xiànjīn
現金
cash
xìnyòngkǎ
信用卡
credit card
shuì
taxes, duties
zhōu
(United States) state, province, sub-prefecture
bǎifēnzhī
百分之
percent
qiānzì
簽字
to sign (a signature)
shōujù
收據
receipt
ādídásī
阿迪達斯
Adidas
xuǎn
to choose, to pick, to select, to elect
zhuānyè
專業
major; specialized field
xuǎnkè
選課
choose courses
mén
door, gate, field of endeavor
dōngyàshǐ
東亞史
East Asian history
tǒngjìxué
統計學
statistics
wénxué
文學
literature
qítā
其他
other, else
zhǔnbèi
準備
preparation, prepare
xuédào
學到
learn, study
shòubùliǎo
受不了
can't take it
duì…láishuō
對…來說
to so and so; so far as so and so is concerned
fǎnfù
反復
repeatedly, over and over
jìzhù
記住
to remember
dàbàn
大半
more than half, greater part, most
wèi
for
hòutiān
後天
day after tomorrow, post-natal
zhǐdǎojiàoshòu
指導教授
adviser, advising professor
tǎolùn
討論
to discuss, to talk over
liáo
to chat, to have a chat, to kill time
xuǎnhǎo
選好
finish choosing
xiǎngfǎ
想法
idea, what (someone) is thinking, to think of a way (to do something)
kěndìng
肯定
to be sure, to be certain, sure, certain, definite, to confirm, to affirm, affirmative
zhìyú
至於
go so far as to, as for, as to
bìyè
畢業
graduation, to graduate, to finish school
shuāngxuéwèi
雙學位
double major
wùlǐ
物理
physics, physical
diànnǎo
電腦
computer
department, faculty
xuéfēn
學分
academic credit
dǎsuàn
打算
to plan, to intend, to calculate, plan, intention, calculation
yánjiūsuǒ
研究所
graduate school; research institute
yàome…yàome…
要麼…要麼…
if it's not A, it's B; either…or…
gōngxuéyuàn
工學院
school of engineering
guǎnlǐxuéyuàn
管理學院
school of management
wénkē
文科
humanities
zhuànqián
賺錢
make money
yīxuéyuàn
醫學院
school of medicine
yuànyi
願意
to wish, to want, ready, willing (to do something)
dāng
to be, work as
zhěngtiān
整天
all day long, all
bìngrén
病人
sick person, [medical] patient, invalid
gēn
to follow, to go with, heel, with, and
dǎjiāodào
打交道
come into contact with, have dealing with
ài
an interjection, to express realization or agreement (yes, oh, right, etc) / alas, oh dear
zhéxué
哲學
philosophy
xīfāng
西方
the West, the Occident, Western countries
háizi
孩子
child
guǎn
to take care (of), to control, to manage, to be in charge of, to look after, to run, tube, pipe
shēnqǐng
申請
apply (for), application (form, etc.)
zhèyàng
這樣
this (kind of, sort of), this way, such, like this, such
fángzū
房租
rent money
fànqián
飯錢
food money
shěngxialai
省下來
save (money, time)
búguò
不過
only, merely, no more than, but, however, only
kǎolu:4
考慮
to think over, to consider, consideration
shíxí
實習
to practice, field work
jīngyàn
經驗
to experience, experience
lu:3lì
履歷
résumé
to mention
yìjiàn
意見
view, opinion
zánmen
咱們
we (including the person spoken to)
jiànyì
建議
to propose, to suggest, to recommend, proposal, suggestion, recommendation
lǐzhé
李哲
(a masculine name)
to rent
fángzi
房子
house
yìzhí
一直
continuously, always, from the beginning of … up to …, all along
lóutī
樓梯
stair, staircase
zǒuláng
走廊
corridor, piazza, veranda
dàshēng
大聲
loudly, loud
dǎzhāohu
打招呼
greet somebody by word or action, (v) give prior notice
huò
maybe, perhaps, might, possibly, or
kāiwánxiào
開玩笑
to play a joke, to make fun of, to joke
chǎo
to quarrel, to make a noise, noisy, to disturb by making a noise
shuìbùhǎojiào
睡不好覺
not able to sleep well
gébì
隔壁
next door
zìcóng
自從
since (a time), ever since
lánqiú
籃球
basketball
bǐsài
比賽
[athletic or other] competition, match
jīdòng
激動
to excite, to agitate, exciting
dàhǎndàjiào
大喊大叫
yell and scream
shòuyǐngxiǎng
受影響
be affected
gǎnjǐn
趕緊
hurriedly
fāndào
翻到
turn to
guǎnggàolán
廣告欄
ad columns
chūzū
出租
to rent
wèi
(telephone greeting) hello
tào
to cover, covering, case, cover, (a measure word, a set of something), sheath
jiān
(measure word for rooms)
wòshì
臥室
bedroom
dài
band, belt, girdle, ribbon, area, zone, region, wear, carry, lead, bring, consists of, show, and
dìtǎn
地毯
carpet
zūjīn
租金
rent
shāowēi
稍微
a little bit
shì
to test, to try, experiment, examination, test
zhǎobudào
找不到
couldnt find
shénmeyàng
什麼樣
what kind
jiē
street
tǐyùchǎng
體育場
stadium
qiúmí
球迷
sports fan (ball based sport)
lǐxiǎng
理想
ideal
mán
conceal from
shì
room
tīng
(reception) hall, office
chúfáng
廚房
kitchen
bāo
to cover, to wrap, to hold, to include, to take charge of, package, wrapper, container, bag, to hold or embrace, bundle, packet, to contract (to or for)
shuǐdiàn
水電
hydroelectric power
suàn
regard as, to figure, to calculate, to compute
qiúchǎng
球場
a ground where ball games are played
huánjìng
環境
environment, circumstances, surroundings
hòumian
後面
rear, back, behind
shùlín
樹林
woods, grove, forest
river
ēn
(a groaning sound)
jiāotōng
交通
(automobile) traffic, communication
āndésēn
安德森
Anderson
xīnshì
心事
a load on ones mind, worry
nàofān
鬧翻
fall out with somebody
xīnqíng
心情
mood, frame of mind
xiángxì
詳細
detailed, in detail, minute
qíngkuàng
情況
circumstances, state of affairs, situation
gāozhōng
高中
high and middle
jīngcháng
經常
everyday, day-to-day, frequently, regularly
xìnggé
性格
nature, disposition, temperament, character
shífēn
十分
fully, completely, very
kāilǎng
開朗
well lit; suddenly become bright and clear, carefree; without worry
píqì
脾氣
temperament, disposition, temper
jízào
急躁
irritable, irascible, impetuous
tǐyù
體育
physical culture, physical training, sports
jiémù
節目
program, item (on a program)
xìmí
戲迷
theatre buff
trick/drama/play/show
gǔdiǎnyīnyuè
古典音樂
classical music
yáogǔnyuè
搖滾樂
rock-and-roll music
bùtóng
不同
different, distinct, not the same, not alike
jiāowǎng
交往
association, contact
xiāngchǔ
相處
get along
wénhuà
文化
culture, civilization, cultural
bèijǐng
背景
background, backdrop
yǒukòng
有空
have free time
ō
Oh!
hēzuìjiǔ
喝醉酒
to get drunk
zuì
drunk
lìhài
厲害
terrible
yǐlái
以來
since (a previous event)
wūli
屋裡
inside the room
jìngzi
鏡子
mirror
dǎpò
打破
to break, to smash
nántīng
難聽
(of words) ugly
chuī
to blow, blast, puff, boast, brag, end in failure
nánguài
難怪
(its) no wonder (that…), (its) not surprising (that)
cónglái
從來
always, at all times, never (if used in negative sentence)
chǎojià
吵架
to quarrel, to have a row
tǐng
be straight and stiff, rather (good)
hòuhuǐ
後悔
regret, repent
fàngjià
放假
to have a holiday or vacation
biēsǐ
憋死
suffocate, feel oppressed
xiàoyuán
校園
campus
jiǔbā
酒吧
bar
diànyǐngyuàn
電影院
cinema, movie theater
yǎn
to develop, to evolve, to practice, to perform, to play, to act
ministry, department, section, part, division, troops, board, (a measure word), (a measure word for works of literature, films, machines, etc.)
děng
class, rank, grade, equal to, same as, wait for, await, et cetera, and so on
jiànmiàn
見面
meet, see (someone)
tán
to speak, to talk, to converse, to chat, to discuss, (surname)
tiānhuá
天華
(a given name)
tāngmǔ
湯姆
Tom
lìshā
麗莎
Lisa
yǐngxiǎng
影響
influence, to effect, to influence
shàngyǎn
上演
(of plays or movies) to show
shāngyèpiàn
商業片
commercial films
lǐtáng
禮堂
assembly hall, auditorium
jīhū
幾乎
almost, nearly, practically
duōbàn
多半
chiefly, likelihood
yìshùpiàn
藝術片
art film
ǒu'ěr
偶爾
occasionally, once in a while
jìlùpiàn
紀錄片
documentary film
xiánzheméishì
閑著沒事
idle with nothing to do
shāfā
沙發
sofa
píndào
頻道
frequency, (television) channel
sow, scatter, spread, broadcast
xīnwén
新聞
news
kǎtōng
卡通
cartoon
értóng
兒童
child
yǐnqǐ
引起
to give rise to, to lead to, to cause, to arouse
jiāzhǎng
家長
the parent or guardian of a child
fǎnduì
反對
to fight against, to oppose, to be opposed to, opposition
jùshuō
據說
it is said that, reportedly
xiǎonánhái
小男孩
a little boy
mófǎng
模仿
to imitate, to copy
rénwù
人物
characters (in a play, novel, etc.), figure, someone who plays a part
huǒchái
火柴
match
huǒzāi
火災
fire (that burns buildings, etc.)
shāosǐ
燒死
to burn to death
huǒ
fire
jiéguǒ
結果
outcome, result
luànqībāzāo
亂七八糟
(idiom) in a mess
dàren
大人
adult, grownup
jiàoyù
教育
to educate, to teach, education
fǎn'ér
反而
instead, contrary (to expectations)
guài
queer, to blame
nàyàng
那樣
that kind, that sort
xiǎohái
小孩
child
nánmiǎn
難免
(adj) difficult to avoid or escape from
xiàng
direction, part, side, towards, to, guide, opposite to
kāiqiāng
開槍
fire a gun shot
yǐwéi
以為
consider (that), believe
lìng
other, another, separate, separately
wánquán
完全
complete, whole, totally, entirely
jièkǒu
(找)藉口
(look for) excuse
xíngwéi
行為
action, conduct, behavior, activity
fùzérèn
負責任
responsibility for, blamed for, be in charge of
zìxiāngmáodùn
自相矛盾
contradict oneself, be self-contradictory
wēixié
威脅
to threaten, to menace
zhà
fry / explode
gǎn
dare
jiāzhōu
加州
California
zhīmájiē
芝麻街
Sesame Street
jiàqī
假期
vacation
niándài
年代
a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties), age, era, period
yímín
移民
to immigrate, to migrate
céngjīng
曾經
(refers to something that happened previously), once, at one time
dàlù
大陸
continent, mainland (esp. of China), mainland China
quèshí
確實
indeed, really, reliable, real, true
chúfēi
除非
only if (…, or otherwise, …), only if, only when, only in the case that
fǒuzé
否則
if not, otherwise, else, or else
sànbù
散步
to take a walk, to go for a walk
gāi
that, the above-mentioned, most likely, to deserve, should, ought to, owe
dōng'àn
東岸
East Coast
xī'àn
西岸
West Coast
(wàn)nì(le)
(玩)膩(了)
bored, tired, sick off
chūguó
出國
to go abroad
huǒlú
火爐
furnace
kěpà
可怕
awful, dreadful, fearful, formidable, frightful, hideous, horrible, terrible, terribly
gūmā
姑媽
aunt
jìrán
既然
since, as, this being the case
tàng
a time, a trip
lu:3xíngshè
旅行社
travel agency
dìng
to agree, to conclude, to draw up, to subscribe to (a newspaper, etc.), to order
jīpiào
機票
plane ticket
zhífēi
直飛
fly directly
lùxiàn
路線
route, (political) course
huǒchē
火車
train
dōngfāng
東方
the East, Eastern countries
hángkōnggōngsī
航空公司
airline, airline company
gōngsī
公司
(business) company, company, firm, corporation, incorporated
ránhòu
然後
after, then (afterwards), after that, afterwards
shāngliàng
商量
consult
shùnbiàn
順便
conveniently, in passing
zuòshēngyi
做生意
to do business
jīchǎng
機場
airport, management, to manage, to administer
dǎoyóu
導遊
tour guide
wàngbùliǎo
忘不了
unforgetable
chīcù
吃醋
jealousy
búguò
不過
only, merely, no more than, but, however, only
to be afraid, to fear
láibují
來不及
theres not enough time (to do something.), its too late (to do something.)
dāi
stay, delay
yóujú
郵局
post office
hùzhào
護照
passport
lǐbài
禮拜
week, religious service, worship
qiānzhèng
簽證
visa
gǎnkuài
趕快
at once, immediately
zhàoxiàng
照相
take a photograph
dǎting
打聽
ask about, inquire about
lǐngshìguǎn
領事館
consulate
dìzhǐ
地址
address
nánjīng
南京
Nanjing (city in China)
mòxīgē
墨西哥
Mexico
zhījiāgē
芝加哥
Chicago
xiānggǎng
香港
Hong Kong
hánguó
韓國
Korea, Korean
sīdìfū
斯蒂夫
Steve
yóujú
郵局
post office
duìmiàn
對面
opposite
dàlóu
大樓
large building
yóudiànjú
郵電局
post and telecommunications office
hàoqí
好奇
curious, inquisitive
…guoqu
…過去
…toward
qíguài
奇怪
strange, odd
bàngōng
辦公
handle official business, work (usually in an office)
míngxìnpiàn
明信片
postcard
yóupiào
郵票
(postage) stamp
chángtú
長途
long distance
mǔqīn
母親
mother (formal)
lùshang
路上
road surface, while on a journey
shùnlì
順利
smoothly, without a hitch
fàngxīn
放心
to set ones mind at rest, to be at ease, to rest
dǎtōng
打通
(of calls) go through
páiduì
排隊
to line up
lúndào
輪到
be somebody's turn
chèn
avail oneself of, take advantage of
lodge at, to mail, to send, to entrust, to depend
yóujiǎn
郵簡
aerogram
xìntǒng
信筒
postbox
tèdì
特地
especially for…
què
but, yet, however, while, to go back, to decline, to retreat, nevertheless
yíxiàzi
一下子
in a short while, all at once, all of a sudden
pāi
to clap, to pat, to beat, to hit, to slap, to take (a picture)
diànbào
電報
telegram, cable, telegraph
rìchéng
日程
schedule, itinerary
láiduìle
來對了
(it's a) right (decision) to come
chūchāi
出差
be on a business trip
tèchǎn
特產
special local product, (regional) specialty
bāoguǒ
包裹
wrap up, bind up, bundle, package
xìnfēng
信封
envelope
kōngyùn
空運
air transport
hǎiyùn
海運
shipping by sea
lùkòngliányùn
陸空聯運
land-air linked transport
guàhào
掛號
to register (a letter, etc.)
tángguǒ
糖果
candy
bǐnggān
餅乾
biscuit, cracker, cookie
chēng
to weigh
táibì
台幣
New Taiwan dollar
wànyī
萬一
just in case, if by any chance, contingency
jìdiūle
寄丟了
get lost in the mail
yíxiàng
一向
all long, the whole time, constantly, earlier, lately
kěkào
可靠
reliable
zhōngshānlù
中山路
Zhongshan Road
xī'ān
西安
Xian (city), the capital of Shaanxi Province
shǒujī
手機
cellphone
diànhuàkǎ
電話卡
phone card
diànzǐyóujiàn
電子郵件
electronic mail, email
yóulǎn
遊覽
to go sight-seeing, to tour, to visit
xǔduō
許多
many, a lot of, much
míngshènggǔjī
名勝古蹟
scenic spot and historical sites
xiǎngxiàng
想像
imagine, visualize
gùshì
故事
narrative, story, tale
biǎodì
表弟
(younger male) cousin
jǐxialai
擠下來
push one's way off
rénshānrénhǎi
人山人海
huge crowds of people
rénkǒu
人口
population
chéngdù
程度
degree (level or extent), level
tǐhuì
體會
know (through learning or by experience)
crowded/to squeeze
jiànzhù
建築
building, construct
yóukè
遊客
traveler, tourist
biéjùfēnggé
別具風格
having a distinctive style
zhǎi
narrow
xīyǐn
吸引
attract (interest, investment, etc.)
dāngnián
當年
in those days, then, in those years, during that time
miàolíng
妙齡
(of young girls) wonderful or best age
shàonu:3
少女
maiden
rénlǎozhūhuáng
人老珠黃
(metaphir) people grow old and pearls turn yellow; (usually of women) not as beautiful as before
hěnhěnde
狠狠地
vigorously; with a lot of intensity
dèng
stare at
lake
huáchuán
划船
to row a boat; paddle
gǔchéngqiáng
古城牆
ancient city wall
yìnxiàng
印象
impression
shēn
deep, profound
língmù
陵墓
tomb, mausoleum
hǎiyáng
海洋
ocean
zhuàngguàn
壯觀
spectacular
zàisān
再三
over and over again, again and again
cuī
urge, press, expedite, prompt, hurry
kěn
to agree, to consent, to be ready (to do something), willing
zǒngsuàn
總算
at long last, finally, on the whole
liànliànbùshě
戀戀不捨
be reluctant to part with
tūrán
突然
sudden, abrupt, unexpected
to die, inpassable, uncrossable, inflexible, rigid
zàng
bury (the dead)
rěnbuzhù
忍不住
unable to bear
hāhādàxiào
哈哈大笑
laugh heartily, guffaw
wěidà
偉大
great, mighty, large
dàrenwù
大人物
important person
yìběnzhèngjing
一本正經
in all seriousness
shuōdìng
說定
agree on; settle
mùbēi
墓碑
tombstone
xífù
媳婦
sons wife; daughter-in-law
shēngqì
生氣
angry, mad, offended, to get angry, to be enraged, to take offense
mìmì
秘密
secret
xǐzǎo
洗澡
bathe
qiānwàn
千萬
ten million, millions and millions, very many
jìngzhù
敬祝
to respectfully offer (written at the end of letter from someone of lower status to higher status)
ānhǎo
安好
safe and sound, well
fūzǐmiào
夫子廟
Temple of Confucius
qínhuáihé
秦淮河
Qinhai River
xuánwǔhú
玄武湖
Lake Xuanwu
zhōngshānlíng
中山陵
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum
sūnzhōngshān
孫中山
Sun Yat-sen, first president of the Republic of China
yángguìfēi
楊貴妃
Name of a imperial concubine, famous for her beauty
huáqīngchí
華清池
Huaqing Springs
jiérì
節日
holiday, festival
zǎochén
早晨
early morning
hébāo
荷包
pouch
dài
to put on, to respect, to bear, to support, wear (glasses, hat, gloves)
shēnshàng
身上
on the body
fēngsú
風俗
custom
xíguàn
習慣
habit, custom, usual practice, to be used to
yòngchu
用處
usefulness
guòjié
過節
celebrate a festival or holiday
fēngshèng
豐盛
sumptuous (feast)
fowl, chicken
duck
pán
dish, tray, to build, to check, to examine, to transfer, (a measure word used for dishes of food or coils of wire), to coil
gēnběn
根本
(not) at all, simply, fundamental, basic, root
duān
end, extremity, item, port, to hold something. level with both hands, to carry, regular
zòngzi
粽子
rice dumplings wrapped in leaves
dàguān
大官
high-ranking official
biǎomiànshàng
表面上
on the surface
shíjìshàng
實際上
in fact, in reality, as a matter of fact, in practice
zǎowǎn
早晚
morning and evening, sooner or later
guówáng
國王
king
gǎn
to catch up, to overtake, to hurry, to rush, to drive away
nánfāng
南方
south, the southern part of the country, the South
yōuguóyōumín
憂國憂民
concerned about one's country and people
tóujiāng
投江
jump into the river
zìshā
自殺
to kill oneself, to commit suicide
shīrén
詩人
bard, poet
zhīyī
之一
one of (something), one out of a multitude, one (third, quarter, percent, etc.)
shī
poem, poetry, verse
biǎoxiàn
表現
expression, manifestation, show, display, manifest, to show (off), to display
àiguó
愛國
patriotic, love of country, patriotism
jīngshén
精神
vigor, vitality, drive, spiritual
jìsì
祭祀
offer sacrifice to
lǎobǎixìng
老百姓
ordinary people, the person in the street
(measure word) meter, rice
zhútǒng
竹筒
bamboo tube
sài
to compete, competition, match
lóngzhōu
龍舟
dragon boat
xiàngzhēng
象徵
emblem, symbol, token
dāngshí
當時
then, at that time, while
rénmen
人們
people
zhēngxiānkǒnghòu
爭先恐後
(saying) to compete with each other over something
jiù
to save, to assist, to rescue
dòngrén
動人
touching, moving
chuántǒng
傳統
tradition
biānpào
鞭炮
firecracker
qīnpénghǎoyǒu
親朋好友
good friends and dear relatives
bàinián
拜年
pay a New Year call, wish somebody a Happy New Year
yāsuìqián
壓歲錢
New Year gift money
nónglì
農曆
the traditional Chinese calendar, the lunar calendar
zhēngyuè
正月
first month of the lunar new year
yuánxiāo
元宵
sweet dumplings made of glutinous rice flour
gèzhǒnggèyàng
各種各樣
various sorts and varieties
dēng
lamp, light
shàngjiē
上街
go to the street
yuèliàng
月亮
moon
yuán
circle, round, circular, spherical, (of the moon) full, unit of Chinese currency (Yuan), tactful, to justify
liàng
light, bright
tuányuán
團圓
to have a reunion
rìzi
日子
a (calendar) date, days of (someones) life, day, date
wàimian
外面
outside
jìnkěnéng
儘可能
as far as possible
yuànzi
院子
courtyard
yuèbǐng
月餅
moon cake (esp. for the Mid-Autumn Festival)
shǎngyuè
賞月
admire the full moon
duānwǔjié
端午節
The Dragon Boat Festival (the 5th day of the 5th lunar month)
zhànguó
戰國
the Warring States (475-221 BC)
chǔguó
楚國
State of Chu (740-330 BC)
qūyuán
屈原
Qu Yuan (343-290 BC)
qínguó
秦國
State of Qin (879-221 BC)
chūnjié
春節
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
zhōngqiūjié
中秋節
the Mid-Autumn Festival
yuánxiāojié
元宵節
the Lantern Festival, January 15 on the lunar calendar
dēngjié
燈節
the Lantern Festival (15th of first month of lunar calendar)
jìmò
寂寞
lonely, lonesome
shēngyīn
聲音
voice, sound
qiúsài
球賽
ball game
zhòngyào
重要
important, significant, major
jiéguǒ
結果
outcome, result
shū
to transport, to lose
shīwàng
失望
be disappointed, to lose hope, to despair
kěbushì
可不是
isn't that the truth
duì
squadron, team, group
shēntǐ
身體
(human) body, health
qiángzhuàng
強壯
strong
sùdù
速度
speed, rate, velocity
jiàoliàn
教練
(athletes) coach
fēngfù
豐富
rich, plentiful
běnlái
本來
original, originally, at first, it goes without saying, of course
lǐngxiān
領先
to lead, to be in front
rénjiā
人家
other people
bǐfēn
比分
score
zhuī
pursue (a problem), to chase
jǐnzhāng
緊張
critical, tension, nervous, intense, strained, tense
miǎozhōng
秒鐘
second
lán
basket, goal
yíng
to beat, to win, to profit
fǎnzhèng
反正
anyway, anyhow, in any case
juésài
決賽
finals (of a competition)
dàoyěshì
倒也是
that's true (indicating concession)
obtain, get
shuàigē
帥哥
handsome guy
jīngcǎi
精彩
brilliant, splendid
biǎogē
表哥
(elder male) cousin
fēng
to confer, to grant, to seal, (a measure word)
fāzhǎn
發展
development, growth, to develop, to grow, to expand
yùndòngyuán
運動員
athlete
yùndònghuì
運動會
a sports competition
jīnpái
金牌
gold medal
yínpái