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開學
kai1 xue2
school opens, new term begins
暑假
shu3jia4
summer vacation
結束
jie2shu4
termination, to finish, to end, to conclude, to close
ge4
each, every
年級
nian2ji2
grade
zuo4
to sit, to take a seat, to take (a bus, airplane etc.)
飛機
fei1ji1
airplane
ban4
to do, to manage, to handle, to go about, to run, to set up, to deal with
註冊
zhu4 ce4
to register
手續
shou3xu4
formalities
新生
xin1sheng1
new student
老生
lao3sheng1
returning student
ban1
remove, transport, move, shift
祖籍
zu3ji2
ancestral home
出生
chu1sheng1
to be born
長大
zhang3 da4
grow up
gong1
a bow (weapon)
chang2
length/long
校外
xiao4 wai4
off-campus
校內
xiao4 nei4
on-campus
方便
fang1bian4
convenient
安全
an1quan2
safe, secure, safety, security
省錢
sheng3 qian2
save money, economical
自由
zi4you2
freedom, free, liberty
再說
zai4shuo1
whats more, besides
不見得
bu2 jian4 de
not necessarily, not likely
好處
hao3chu4
benefit, advantage
適應
shi4ying4
to adapt, to be accustomed to
搬家
ban1jia1
move (house)
離開
li2kai1
to depart, to leave
kao4
depend upon, lean on, near, by, against, to support
出門
chu1men2
be away from home, go on a journey
道理
dao4li
reason, argument, sense, principle, basis, justification
前邊
qian2bian
(n) the area in front of something
行李
xing2li
luggage
張天明
zhang1tian1ming2
Zhang Tianmin (a personal name)
波士頓
bo1shi4dun4
Boston
柯林
ke1lin2
Colin
同屋
tong2wu1
roommate
前天
qian2tian1
the day before yesterday
熟悉
shu2xi
to know well
家俱
jia1ju4
furniture
kao4
depend upon, lean on, near, by, against, to support
窗戶
chuang1hu
window
bai3
to place, to display, to swing, to oscillate, to show, to move, to exhibit
chuang2
bed, couch, (a measure word)
被子
bei4zi
quilt
毯子
tan3zi
blanket
衣櫃
yi1gui4
wardrobe
櫃子
gui4zi
cupboard, cabinet
gua4
to hang, to put up, to suspend
書架
shu1jia4
bookshelf
kong1
empty, in vain / emptied, leisure
空調
kong1tiao2
(n) air conditioning
dong4
measure word for buildings
設備
she4bei4
equipment, facilities, installations
jiu4
old (opposite of new), former
廁所
ce4suo3
toilet, lavatory
浴室
yu4shi4
bathroom (room used for bathing)
恐怕
kong3pa4
(Im) afraid (that), perhaps, I think
餐廳
can1ting1
dining-hall
樓下
lou2xia4
downstairs
商店
shang1dian4
store, shop
日用品
ri4yong4pin3
articles for daily use
文具
wen2ju4
stationery
ceng2
a measure word for layers, laminated, repeated, floor, story (of a building), layer
tai2
measure word for machines
洗衣機
xi3yi1ji1
washer, washing machine
烘乾機
hong1gan1ji1
drier
chao3
to quarrel, to make a noise, noisy, to disturb by making a noise
馬路
ma3lu4
street, road
安靜
an1jing4
quiet, peaceful, calm
一般
yi4ban1
same, ordinary, common, general
聽說
ting1shuo1
to hear told
猜對了
cai1dui4le
guessed correctly
胃口
wei4kou3
appetite
真的
zhen1de
really, truly
著急
zhao2ji2
worry, feel anxious
餐館
can1guan3
restaurant
地道
di4dao
authentic
過幾天
guo4ji3tian1
in a few days
dai4
take someone along
約翰
yue1han4
John
華盛頓
hua2sheng4dun4
Washington (D.C.)
只好
zhi3hao3
to have to, to be forced to
dun4
measure word for meals
週末
zhou1mo4
weekend
功課
gong1ke4
classwork
中國城
zhong1guo2cheng2
Chinatown
正好
zheng4hao3
just (in time), just right, just enough, to happen to, to chance to, by chance, it just so happens that
門口
men2kou3
doorway, gate
jie1
to extend, to connect, to receive, to join
一刻鐘
yi2ke4zhong1
a quarter (of an hour
原來
yuan2lai2
original, former, originally, formerly, at first
女孩
nu:3hai2
girl, lass
長得
zhang3de
(of a person's physical appearance) look; grow
漂亮
piao4liang
pretty, beautiful
吸煙
xi1yan1
to smoke
gen1
to follow, to go with, heel, with, and
菜單
cai4dan1
menu
常客
chang2ke4
frequent patron; regular
拿手
na2shou3
expert in, good at
特別
te4bie2
especially, special, particular, unusual
清蒸
qing1zheng1
steam (food)
yu2
fish
味道
wei4dao
flavor
芥蘭
jie4lan2
Chinese broccoli
牛肉
niu2rou4
beef
nen4
tender, soft
xiang1
fragrant, incense, (of food) savory, appetizing, sweet, scented, popular
叫(菜)
jiao4(cai4)
order (food)
tang1
(surname), soup
菠菜
bo1cai4
spinach
豆腐
dou4fu
tofu, bean curd
素菜
su4cai4
vegetable dish
dian3
order (food)
新鮮
xin1xian1
fresh (experience, food, etc.), freshness
青菜
qing1cai4
green vegetables, Chinese cabbage
小白菜
xiao3bai2cai4
small Chinese cabbage
麻煩
ma2fan
trouble, troublesome
老板
lao3ban3
boss; owner
shao3
few, little, lack / young
yan2
salt
味精
wei4jing1
MSG
馬上
ma3shang4
at once, right away, immediately
記者
ji4zhe3
reporter, journalist
文章
wen2zhang1
article, essay
卡路里
ka3lu4li3
calorie
健康
jian4kang1
health
看法
kan4fa3
way of looking at a thing, view, opinion
認為
ren4wei2
to believe, to think, to consider, to feel
說法
shuo1fa
statement, statement, wording, (someones) version (of events)
片面
pian4mian4
unilateral, one-sided
總的來說
zong3delai2shuo1
generally speaking, to sum up, in summary, in short
也許
ye3xu3
perhaps, maybe
you2
oil, sly
hui4
be good at
清淡
qing1dan4
light; bland
同意
tong2yi4
to agree, to consent, to approve
其實
qi2shi2
actually, that is not the case, in fact, really
要不然
yao4buran2
otherwise, or else, or
林雪梅
lin2xue3mei2
(a feminine name)
小陳
xiao3chen2
Little Chen
想起來
xiang3qi3lai
realize; occur to
穿
chuan1
to dress, to wear, to put on, to thread
衣服
yi1fu
clothes
T恤衫
ti4xu4shan1
T-shirt
毛衣
mao2yi1
(wool) sweater
牛仔褲
niu2zai3ku4
jeans
等等
deng3deng3
et cetera, etc, etcetera, and so on
無論
wu2lun4
no matter what / how, regardless of whether…
樣子
yang4zi
manner, air, looks, aspect
名牌
ming2pai2
(n) famous brand
需要
xu1yao4
to need, to want, to demand, needs, to require
洗衣粉
xi3yi1fen3
laundry detergent
牙膏
ya2gao1
toothpaste
香皂
xiang1zao4
perfumed soap, toilet soap
衛生紙
wei4sheng1zhi3
toilet paper, bathroom tissue
以及
yi3ji2
as well as, too, and
杯子
bei1zi
cup, glass
浴巾
yu4jin1
bath towel
於是
yu2shi4
so, therefore, thereupon, as a result, consequently, thus, hence
化妝品
hua4zhuang1pin3
makeup
購物中心
gou4wu4zhong1xin1
shopping center
tao4
to cover, covering, case, cover, (a measure word, a set of something), sheath
運動服
yun4dong4fu2
sportswear
大小
da4xiao3
dimension, magnitude, size, measurement
長短
chang2duan3
length, duration
厚薄
hou4bo2
thickness
合適
he2shi4
suitable, fit, decent
減價
jian3jia4
discount, sale
打折
da3zhe2
discount
價錢
jia4qian
price
牌子
pai2zi
sign, trademark
純棉(的)
chun2mian2(de)
pure cotton
xing2
will work; will do
好像
hao3xiang4
(v) as if; seem like
哎呀
ai1ya1
gosh, oh, damn, ah, My God
質量
zhi4liang4
quality
tu2
to pursue, to seek
挑剔
tiao1ti
fastidious, picky
非…不可
fei1…bu4ke3
have to be
標準
biao1zhun3
(an official) standard, norm, criterion
物美價廉
wu4mei3jia4lian2
attractive goods at affordable prices
在乎
zai4hu
(v) be determined by, (v) care about; mind
難道
nan2dao4
dont tell me …, could it be that…?
好看
hao3kan4
good-looking
爭論
zheng1lun4
to argue, to debate, to contend, argument, contention, controversy, debate
pei2
to accompany, to keep somebody. company
付錢
fu4qian2
pay bills
現金
xian4jin1
cash
信用卡
xin4yong4ka3
credit card
shui4
taxes, duties
zhou1
(United States) state, province, sub-prefecture
百分之
bai3fen1zhi1
percent
簽字
qian1zi4
to sign (a signature)
收據
shou1ju4
receipt
阿迪達斯
a1di2da2si1
Adidas
xuan3
to choose, to pick, to select, to elect
專業
zhuan1ye4
major; specialized field
選課
xuan3ke4
choose courses
men2
door, gate, field of endeavor
東亞史
dong1ya4shi3
East Asian history
統計學
tong3ji4xue2
statistics
文學
wen2xue2
literature
其他
qi2ta1
other, else
準備
zhun3bei4
preparation, prepare
學到
xue2dao4
learn, study
受不了
shou4bu4liao3
can't take it
對…來說
dui4…lai2shuo1
to so and so; so far as so and so is concerned
反復
fan3fu4
repeatedly, over and over
記住
ji4zhu4
to remember
大半
da4ban4
more than half, greater part, most
wei4
for
後天
hou4tian1
day after tomorrow, post-natal
指導教授
zhi3dao3jiao4shou4
adviser, advising professor
討論
tao3lun4
to discuss, to talk over
liao2
to chat, to have a chat, to kill time
選好
xuan3hao3
finish choosing
想法
xiang3fa3
idea, what (someone) is thinking, to think of a way (to do something)
肯定
ken3ding4
to be sure, to be certain, sure, certain, definite, to confirm, to affirm, affirmative
至於
zhi4yu2
go so far as to, as for, as to
畢業
bi4ye4
graduation, to graduate, to finish school
雙學位
shuang1xue2wei4
double major
物理
wu4li3
physics, physical
電腦
dian4nao3
computer
xi4
department, faculty
學分
xue2fen1
academic credit
打算
da3suan4
to plan, to intend, to calculate, plan, intention, calculation
研究所
yan2jiu1suo3
graduate school; research institute
要麼…要麼…
yao4me…yao4me…
if it's not A, it's B; either…or…
工學院
gong1xue2yuan4
school of engineering
管理學院
guan3li3xue2yuan4
school of management
文科
wen2ke1
humanities
賺錢
zhuan4qian2
make money
醫學院
yi1xue2yuan4
school of medicine
願意
yuan4yi
to wish, to want, ready, willing (to do something)
dang1
to be, work as
整天
zheng3tian1
all day long, all
病人
bing4ren2
sick person, [medical] patient, invalid
gen1
to follow, to go with, heel, with, and
打交道
da3jiao1dao4
come into contact with, have dealing with
ai4
an interjection, to express realization or agreement (yes, oh, right, etc) / alas, oh dear
哲學
zhe2xue2
philosophy
西方
xi1fang1
the West, the Occident, Western countries
孩子
hai2zi
child
guan3
to take care (of), to control, to manage, to be in charge of, to look after, to run, tube, pipe
申請
shen1qing3
apply (for), application (form, etc.)
這樣
zhe4yang4
this (kind of, sort of), this way, such, like this, such
房租
fang2zu1
(n) rent money
飯錢
fan4qian2
food money
省下來
sheng3xialai
save (money, time)
不過
bu2guo4
only, merely, no more than, but, however, only
考慮
kao3lu:4
to think over, to consider, consideration
實習
shi2xi2
to practice, field work
經驗
jing1yan4
to experience, experience
履歷
lu:3li4
résumé
ti2
to mention
意見
yi4jian4
view, opinion
咱們
zan2men
we (including the person spoken to)
建議
jian4yi4
to propose, to suggest, to recommend, proposal, suggestion, recommendation
李哲
li3zhe2
(a masculine name)
zu1
to rent
房子
fang2zi
house
一直
yi4zhi2
continuously, always, from the beginning of … up to …, all along
樓梯
lou2ti1
stair, staircase
走廊
zou3lang2
corridor, piazza, veranda
大聲
da4sheng1
loudly, loud
打招呼
da3zhao1hu
(v) greet somebody by word or action, (v) give prior notice
huo4
maybe, perhaps, might, possibly, or
開玩笑
kai1wan2xiao4
to play a joke, to make fun of, to joke
chao3
to quarrel, to make a noise, noisy, to disturb by making a noise
睡不好覺
shui4bu4hao3jiao4
not able to sleep well
隔壁
ge2bi4
next door
自從
zi4cong2
since (a time), ever since
籃球
lan2qiu2
basketball
比賽
bi3sai4
[athletic or other] competition, match
激動
ji1dong4
to excite, to agitate, exciting
大喊大叫
da4han3da4jiao4
yell and scream
受影響
shou4ying3xiang3
be affected
趕緊
gan3jin3
hurriedly
翻到
fan1dao4
turn to
廣告欄
guang3gao4lan2
ad columns
出租
chu1zu1
to rent
wei4
(telephone greeting) hello
tao4
to cover, covering, case, cover, (a measure word, a set of something), sheath
jian1
(measure word for rooms)
臥室
wo4shi4
bedroom
dai4
band, belt, girdle, ribbon, area, zone, region, wear, carry, lead, bring, consists of, show, and
地毯
di4tan3
carpet
租金
zu1jin1
rent
稍微
shao1wei1
a little bit
shi4
to test, to try, experiment, examination, test
找不到
zhao3budao4
couldnt find
什麼樣
shen2meyang4
what kind
jie1
street
體育場
ti3yu4chang3
stadium
球迷
qiu2mi2
(n) sports fan (ball based sport)
理想
li3xiang3
ideal
man2
conceal from
shi4
room
ting1
(reception) hall, office
廚房
chu2fang2
kitchen
bao1
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)
水電
shui3dian4
(n) hydroelectric power
suan4
regard as, to figure, to calculate, to compute
球場
qiu2chang3
a ground where ball games are played
環境
huan2jing4
environment, circumstances, surroundings
後面
hou4mian
rear, back, behind
樹林
shu4lin2
woods, grove, forest
he2
river
en1
(a groaning sound)
交通
jiao1tong1
(automobile) traffic, communication
安德森
an1de2sen1
Anderson
心事
xin1shi4
a load on ones mind, worry
鬧翻
nao4fan1
fall out with somebody
心情
xin1qing2
mood, frame of mind
詳細
xiang2xi4
detailed, in detail, minute
情況
qing2kuang4
circumstances, state of affairs, situation
高中
gao1zhong1
high and middle
經常
jing1chang2
everyday, day-to-day, frequently, regularly
性格
xing4ge2
nature, disposition, temperament, character
十分
shi2fen1
fully, completely, very
開朗
kai1lang3
(adj) well lit; suddenly become bright and clear, (adj) carefree; without worry
脾氣
pi2qi4
temperament, disposition, temper
急躁
ji2zao4
irritable, irascible, impetuous
體育
ti3yu4
physical culture, physical training, sports
節目
jie2mu4
program, item (on a program)
戲迷
xi4mi2
theatre buff
xi4
trick/drama/play/show
古典音樂
gu3dian3yin1yue4
classical music
搖滾樂
yao2gun3yue4
rock-and-roll music
不同
bu4tong2
different, distinct, not the same, not alike
交往
jiao1wang3
association, contact
相處
xiang1chu3
get along
文化
wen2hua4
culture, civilization, cultural
背景
bei4jing3
background, backdrop
有空
you3kong4
have free time
o1
Oh!
喝醉酒
he1zui4jiu3
to get drunk
zui4
drunk
厲害
li4hai4
terrible
以來
yi3lai2
since (a previous event)
屋裡
wu1li
inside the room
鏡子
jing4zi
mirror
打破
da3po4
to break, to smash
難聽
nan2ting1
(of words) ugly
chui1
to blow, blast, puff, boast, brag, end in failure
難怪
nan2guai4
(its) no wonder (that…), (its) not surprising (that)
從來
cong2lai2
always, at all times, never (if used in negative sentence)
吵架
chao3jia4
to quarrel, to have a row
ting3
be straight and stiff, rather (good)
後悔
hou4hui3
regret, repent
放假
fang4jia4
to have a holiday or vacation
憋死
bie1si3
suffocate, feel oppressed
校園
xiao4yuan2
campus
酒吧
jiu3ba1
bar
電影院
dian4ying3yuan4
cinema, movie theater
yan3
to develop, to evolve, to practice, to perform, to play, to act
bu4
ministry, department, section, part, division, troops, board, (a measure word), (a measure word for works of literature, films, machines, etc.)
deng3
class, rank, grade, equal to, same as, wait for, await, et cetera, and so on
見面
jian4mian4
meet, see (someone)
tan2
to speak, to talk, to converse, to chat, to discuss, (surname)
天華
tian1hua2
(a given name)
湯姆
tang1mu3
Tom
麗莎
li4sha1
Lisa
影響
ying3xiang3
influence, to effect, to influence
上演
shang4yan3
(of plays or movies) to show
商業片
shang1ye4pian4
commercial films
禮堂
li3tang2
assembly hall, auditorium
幾乎
ji1hu1
almost, nearly, practically
多半
duo1ban4
chiefly, likelihood
藝術片
yi4shu4pian4
art film
偶爾
ou3'er3
occasionally, once in a while
紀錄片
ji4lu4pian4
documentary film
閑著沒事
xian2zhemei2shi4
idle with nothing to do
沙發
sha1fa1
sofa
頻道
pin2dao4
frequency, (television) channel
bo1
sow, scatter, spread, broadcast
新聞
xin1wen2
news
卡通
ka3tong1
cartoon
兒童
er2tong2
child
引起
yin3qi3
to give rise to, to lead to, to cause, to arouse
家長
jia1zhang3
the parent or guardian of a child
反對
fan3dui4
to fight against, to oppose, to be opposed to, opposition
據說
ju4shuo1
it is said that, reportedly
小男孩
xiao3nan2hai2
a little boy
模仿
mo2fang3
to imitate, to copy
人物
ren2wu4
characters (in a play, novel, etc.), figure, someone who plays a part
火柴
huo3chai2
match
火災
huo3zai1
fire (that burns buildings, etc.)
燒死
shao1si3
to burn to death
huo3
fire
結果
jie2guo3
outcome, result
亂七八糟
luan4qi1ba1zao1
(idiom) in a mess
大人
da4ren
adult, grownup
教育
jiao4yu4
to educate, to teach, education
反而
fan3'er2
instead, contrary (to expectations)
guai4
queer, to blame
那樣
na4yang4
that kind, that sort
小孩
xiao3hai2
child
難免
nan2mian3
(adj) difficult to avoid or escape from
xiang4
direction, part, side, towards, to, guide, opposite to
開槍
kai1qiang1
fire a gun shot
以為
yi3wei2
consider (that), believe
ling4
other, another, separate, separately
完全
wan2quan2
complete, whole, totally, entirely
(找)藉口
jie4kou3
(look for) excuse
行為
xing2wei2
action, conduct, behavior, activity
負責任
fu4ze2ren4
responsibility for, blamed for, be in charge of
自相矛盾
zi4xiang1mao2dun4
contradict oneself, be self-contradictory
威脅
wei1xie2
to threaten, to menace
zha4
fry / explode
gan3
dare
加州
jia1zhou1
California
芝麻街
zhi1ma2jie1
Sesame Street
假期
jia4qi1
vacation
年代
nian2dai4
a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties), age, era, period
移民
yi2min2
to immigrate, to migrate
曾經
ceng2jing1
(refers to something that happened previously), once, at one time
大陸
da4lu4
continent, mainland (esp. of China), mainland China
確實
que4shi2
indeed, really, reliable, real, true
除非
chu2fei1
only if (…, or otherwise, …), only if, only when, only in the case that
否則
fou3ze2
if not, otherwise, else, or else
散步
san4bu4
to take a walk, to go for a walk
gai1
that, the above-mentioned, most likely, to deserve, should, ought to, owe
東岸
dong1'an4
East Coast
西岸
xi1'an4
West Coast
(玩)膩(了)
(wan4)ni4(le)
bored, tired, sick off
出國
chu1guo2
to go abroad
火爐
huo3lu2
furnace
可怕
ke3pa4
awful, dreadful, fearful, formidable, frightful, hideous, horrible, terrible, terribly
姑媽
gu1ma1
aunt
既然
ji4ran2
since, as, this being the case
tang4
a time, a trip
旅行社
lu:3xing2she4
travel agency
ding4
to agree, to conclude, to draw up, to subscribe to (a newspaper, etc.), to order
機票
ji1piao4
plane ticket
直飛
zhi2fei1
fly directly
路線
lu4xian4
route, (political) course
火車
huo3che1
train
東方
dong1fang1
the East, Eastern countries
航空公司
hang2kong1gong1si1
airline, airline company
公司
gong1si1
(business) company, company, firm, corporation, incorporated
然後
ran2hou4
after, then (afterwards), after that, afterwards
商量
shang1liang4
consult
順便
shun4bian4
conveniently, in passing
做生意
zuo4sheng1yi
to do business
機場
ji1chang3
airport, management, to manage, to administer
導遊
dao3you2
tour guide
忘不了
wang4bu4liao3
unforgetable
吃醋
chi1cu4
jealousy
不過
bu2guo4
only, merely, no more than, but, however, only
pa4
to be afraid, to fear
來不及
lai2buji2
theres not enough time (to do something.), its too late (to do something.)
dai1
stay, delay
郵局
you2ju2
post office
護照
hu4zhao4
passport
禮拜
li3bai4
week, religious service, worship
簽證
qian1zheng4
visa
趕快
gan3kuai4
at once, immediately
照相
zhao4xiang4
take a photograph
打聽
da3ting
ask about, inquire about
領事館
ling3shi4guan3
consulate
地址
di4zhi3
address
南京
nan2jing1
Nanjing (city in China)
墨西哥
mo4xi1ge1
Mexico
芝加哥
zhi1jia1ge1
Chicago
香港
xiang1gang3
Hong Kong
韓國
han2guo2
Korea, Korean
斯蒂夫
si1di4fu1
Steve
郵局
you2ju2
post office
對面
dui4mian4
opposite
大樓
da4lou2
large building
郵電局
you2dian4ju2
post and telecommunications office
好奇
hao4qi2
curious, inquisitive
…過去
…guoqu
…toward
奇怪
qi2guai4
strange, odd
辦公
ban4gong1
handle official business, work (usually in an office)
明信片
ming2xin4pian4
postcard
郵票
you2piao4
(postage) stamp
長途
chang2tu2
long distance
母親
mu3qin1
mother (formal)
路上
lu4shang
(n) road surface, (n) while on a journey
順利
shun4li4
smoothly, without a hitch
放心
fang4xin1
to set ones mind at rest, to be at ease, to rest
打通
da3tong1
(of calls) go through
排隊
pai2dui4
to line up
輪到
lun2dao4
be somebody's turn
chen4
avail oneself of, take advantage of
ji4
lodge at, to mail, to send, to entrust, to depend
郵簡
you2jian3
aerogram
信筒
xin4tong3
postbox
特地
te4di4
(adv) especially for…
que4
but, yet, however, while, to go back, to decline, to retreat, nevertheless
一下子
yi2xia4zi
in a short while, all at once, all of a sudden
pai1
to clap, to pat, to beat, to hit, to slap, to take (a picture)
電報
dian4bao4
telegram, cable, telegraph
日程
ri4cheng2
schedule, itinerary
來對了
lai2dui4le
(it's a) right (decision) to come
出差
chu1chai1
be on a business trip
特產
te4chan3
special local product, (regional) specialty
包裹
bao1guo3
wrap up, bind up, bundle, package
信封
xin4feng1
envelope
空運
kong1yun4
air transport
海運
hai3yun4
shipping by sea
陸空聯運
lu4kong4lian2yun4
land-air linked transport
掛號
gua4hao4
to register (a letter, etc.)
糖果
tang2guo3
candy
餅乾
bing3gan1
biscuit, cracker, cookie
cheng1
to weigh
台幣
tai2bi4
New Taiwan dollar
萬一
wan4yi1
just in case, if by any chance, contingency
寄丟了
ji4diu1le
get lost in the mail
一向
yi2xiang4
all long, the whole time, constantly, earlier, lately
可靠
ke3kao4
reliable
中山路
zhong1shan1lu4
Zhongshan Road
西安
xi1'an1
Xian (city), the capital of Shaanxi Province
手機
shou3ji1
cellphone
電話卡
dian4hua4ka3
phone card
電子郵件
dian4zi3you2jian4
electronic mail, email
遊覽
you2lan3
to go sight-seeing, to tour, to visit
許多
xu3duo1
many, a lot of, much
名勝古蹟
ming2sheng4gu3ji1
scenic spot and historical sites
想像
xiang3xiang4
imagine, visualize
故事
gu4shi4
narrative, story, tale
表弟
biao3di4
(younger male) cousin
擠下來
ji3xialai
push one's way off
人山人海
ren2shan1ren2hai3
huge crowds of people
人口
ren2kou3
population
程度
cheng2du4
degree (level or extent), level
體會
ti3hui4
know (through learning or by experience)
ji3
crowded/to squeeze
建築
jian4zhu4
building, construct
遊客
you2ke4
traveler, tourist
別具風格
bie2ju4feng1ge2
having a distinctive style
zhai3
narrow
吸引
xi1yin3
attract (interest, investment, etc.)
當年
dang1nian2
in those days, then, in those years, during that time
妙齡
miao4ling2
(of young girls) wonderful or best age
少女
shao4nu:3
maiden
人老珠黃
ren2lao3zhu1huang2
(metaphir) people grow old and pearls turn yellow; (usually of women) not as beautiful as before
狠狠地
hen3hen3de
vigorously; with a lot of intensity
deng4
stare at
hu2
lake
划船
hua2chuan2
to row a boat; paddle
古城牆
gu3cheng2qiang2
ancient city wall
印象
yin4xiang4
impression
shen1
deep, profound
陵墓
ling2mu4
tomb, mausoleum
海洋
hai3yang2
ocean
壯觀
zhuang4guan4
spectacular
再三
zai4san1
over and over again, again and again
cui1
urge, press, expedite, prompt, hurry
ken3
to agree, to consent, to be ready (to do something), willing
總算
zong3suan4
at long last, finally, on the whole
戀戀不捨
lian4lian4bu4she3
be reluctant to part with
突然
tu1ran2
sudden, abrupt, unexpected
si3
to die, inpassable, uncrossable, inflexible, rigid
zang4
bury (the dead)
忍不住
ren3buzhu4
unable to bear
哈哈大笑
ha1ha1da4xiao4
laugh heartily, guffaw
偉大
wei3da4
great, mighty, large
大人物
da4renwu4
important person
一本正經
yi4ben3zheng4jing
in all seriousness
說定
shuo1ding4
agree on; settle
墓碑
mu4bei1
tombstone
媳婦
xi2fu4
sons wife; daughter-in-law
生氣
sheng1qi4
angry, mad, offended, to get angry, to be enraged, to take offense
秘密
mi4mi4
secret
洗澡
xi3zao3
bathe
千萬
qian1wan4
ten million, millions and millions, very many
敬祝
jing4zhu4
to respectfully offer (written at the end of letter from someone of lower status to higher status)
安好
an1hao3
safe and sound, well
夫子廟
fu1zi3miao4
Temple of Confucius
秦淮河
qin2huai2he2
Qinhai River
玄武湖
xuan2wu3hu2
Lake Xuanwu
中山陵
zhong1shan1ling2
Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum
孫中山
sun1zhong1shan1
(N) Sun Yat-sen, first president of the Republic of China
楊貴妃
yang2gui4fei1
Name of a imperial concubine, famous for her beauty
華清池
hua2qing1chi2
Huaqing Springs
節日
jie2ri4
holiday, festival
早晨
zao3chen2
early morning
荷包
he2bao1
pouch
dai4
to put on, to respect, to bear, to support, wear (glasses, hat, gloves)
身上
shen1shang4
on the body
風俗
feng1su2
custom
習慣
xi2guan4
habit, custom, usual practice, to be used to
用處
yong4chu
usefulness
過節
guo4jie2
celebrate a festival or holiday
豐盛
feng1sheng4
sumptuous (feast)
ji1
fowl, chicken
ya1
duck
pan2
dish, tray, to build, to check, to examine, to transfer, (a measure word used for dishes of food or coils of wire), to coil
根本
gen1ben3
(not) at all, simply, fundamental, basic, root
duan1
end, extremity, item, port, to hold something. level with both hands, to carry, regular
粽子
zong4zi
rice dumplings wrapped in leaves
大官
da4guan1
high-ranking official
表面上
biao3mian4shang4
on the surface
實際上
shi2ji4shang4
in fact, in reality, as a matter of fact, in practice
早晚
zao3wan3
morning and evening, sooner or later
國王
guo2wang2
king
gan3
to catch up, to overtake, to hurry, to rush, to drive away
南方
nan2fang1
south, the southern part of the country, the South
憂國憂民
you1guo2you1min2
concerned about one's country and people
投江
tou2jiang1
jump into the river
自殺
zi4sha1
to kill oneself, to commit suicide
詩人
shi1ren2
bard, poet
之一
zhi1yi1
one of (something), one out of a multitude, one (third, quarter, percent, etc.)
shi1
poem, poetry, verse
表現
biao3xian4
expression, manifestation, show, display, manifest, to show (off), to display
愛國
ai4guo2
patriotic, love of country, patriotism
精神
jing1shen2
vigor, vitality, drive, spiritual
祭祀
ji4si4
offer sacrifice to
老百姓
lao3bai3xing4
ordinary people, the person in the street
mi3
(measure word) meter, rice
竹筒
zhu2tong3
bamboo tube
sai4
to compete, competition, match
龍舟
long2zhou1
dragon boat
象徵
xiang4zheng1
emblem, symbol, token
當時
dang1shi2
then, at that time, while
人們
ren2men
people
爭先恐後
zheng1xian1kong3hou4
(saying) to compete with each other over something
jiu4
to save, to assist, to rescue
動人
dong4ren2
touching, moving
傳統
chuan2tong3
tradition
鞭炮
bian1pao4
firecracker
親朋好友
qin1peng2hao3you3
good friends and dear relatives
拜年
bai4nian2
pay a New Year call, wish somebody a Happy New Year
壓歲錢
ya1sui4qian2
New Year gift money
農曆
nong2li4
the traditional Chinese calendar, the lunar calendar
正月
zheng1yue4
(n) first month of the lunar new year
元宵
yuan2xiao1
sweet dumplings made of glutinous rice flour
各種各樣
ge4zhong3ge4yang4
various sorts and varieties
deng1
lamp, light
上街
shang4jie1
go to the street
月亮
yue4liang4
moon
yuan2
circle, round, circular, spherical, (of the moon) full, unit of Chinese currency (Yuan), tactful, to justify
liang4
light, bright
團圓
tuan2yuan2
to have a reunion
日子
ri4zi
a (calendar) date, days of (someones) life, day, date
外面
wai4mian
outside
儘可能
jin4ke3neng2
as far as possible
院子
yuan4zi
courtyard
月餅
yue4bing3
moon cake (esp. for the Mid-Autumn Festival)
賞月
shang3yue4
admire the full moon
端午節
duan1wu3jie2
The Dragon Boat Festival (the 5th day of the 5th lunar month)
戰國
zhan4guo2
the Warring States (475-221 BC)
楚國
chu3guo2
State of Chu (740-330 BC)
屈原
qu1yuan2
Qu Yuan (343-290 BC)
秦國
qin2guo2
State of Qin (879-221 BC)
春節
chun1jie2
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
中秋節
zhong1qiu1jie2
the Mid-Autumn Festival
元宵節
yuan2xiao1jie2
the Lantern Festival, January 15 on the lunar calendar
燈節
deng1jie2
the Lantern Festival (15th of first month of lunar calendar)
寂寞
ji4mo4
lonely, lonesome
聲音
sheng1yin1
voice, sound
球賽
qiu2sai4
ball game
重要
zhong4yao4
important, significant, major
結果
jie2guo3
outcome, result
shu1
to transport, to lose
失望
shi1wang4
be disappointed, to lose hope, to despair
可不是
ke3bushi4
isn't that the truth
dui4
squadron, team, group
身體
shen1ti3
(human) body, health
強壯
qiang2zhuang4
strong
速度
su4du4
speed, rate, velocity
教練
jiao4lian4
(athletes) coach
豐富
feng1fu4
rich, plentiful
本來
ben3lai2
original, originally, at first, it goes without saying, of course
領先
ling3xian1
to lead, to be in front
人家
ren2jia1
other people
比分
bi3fen1
score
zhui1
pursue (a problem), to chase
緊張
jin3zhang1
critical, tension, nervous, intense, strained, tense
秒鐘
miao3zhong1
second
lan2
basket, goal
ying2
to beat, to win, to profit
反正
fan3zheng4
anyway, anyhow, in any case
決賽
jue2sai4
finals (of a competition)
倒也是
dao4ye3shi4
that's true (indicating concession)
de2
obtain, get
帥哥
shuai4ge1
handsome guy
精彩
jing1cai3
brilliant, splendid
表哥
biao3ge1
(elder male) cousin
feng1
to confer, to grant, to seal, (a measure word)
發展
fa1zhan3
development, growth, to develop, to grow, to expand
運動員
yun4dong4yuan2
athlete
運動會
yun4dong4hui4
a sports competition
金牌
jin1pai2
gold medal
銀牌
yin2pai2
silver medal