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jia - House/home
学校
xue2xiao4 - school
饭馆
fan4guan3 - Restaurant.
商店
shang1dian4 - Shop(s)/Shopping
医院
yi1yuan4 - Hospital
火车站
huo3che1zhan4 - Railway station
中国
zhong1guo2 - China/Chinese
北京
Bei3jing1 - Beijing
shang4 - Before, previous, last, on top of, peceeding, over-, top
xia4 - After, next, down, below
机场
ji1chang3 - Airport
教室
jiao4shi4 - Classroom
房间
fang2jian1 - Room, apartment, suite
lu4 - Road
公司
gong1si1 - Company (business)
前面
qian2mian4 - Front (in front of)
后面
hou4mian4 - Back (behind)
li3 - In (inside)
左边
zuo3bian - Left (direction)
右边
you4bian - Right (direction)
wai4 - Outside, foreign, unofficial
旁边
pang2bian1 - Beside
今天
jin1tian1 - Today
明天
ming2tian1 - Tomorrow
昨天
zuo2tian1 - Yesterday
上午
shang4wu3 - Morning
中午
zhong1wu3 - Midday
下午
xia4wu3 - Afternoon
nian2 - Year
yue4 - Month
ri4 - Day
星期
xing1qi1 - Week
dian3 - Hour (o'clock)
分钟
fen1zhong1 - Minute
现在
xian4zai4 - Now
时候
shi2hou - Time (eg 什么时候 what time?)
早上
zao3shang - Morning (earlier than 上午)
晚上
wan3shang - Evening
小时
xiao3shi2 - Hour (hours as opposed to o'clock)
时间
shi2jian1 - Time (e.g. 多少时间)
去年
qu4nian2 - Last year
hao4 - Day (Date) also said after number e.g. 三十一日
生日
sheng1ri4 - Birthday
爸爸
ba4ba - Father
妈妈
ma1ma - Mother
儿子
er2zi - Son
女儿
nv3er2 - Daughter (v = u+ umlaut)
老师
lao3shi1 - Teacher, misc respectful term
学生
xue2sheng - Student
同学
tong2xue2 - Classmate
朋友
peng2you - Friend
医生
yi1sheng1 - Doctor
先生
xian1sheng1 - Mr.
小姐
xiao3jie3 - Miss (can be rude these days!)
哥哥
ge1ge - Elder brother
姐姐
jie3jie - Elder sister
弟弟
di4di - Younger brother
妹妹
mei4mei - Younger sister
丈夫
zhang4fu - Husband
妻子
qi1zi - Wife
男人
nan2ren2 - Man
女人
nv3ren2 - Woman (v = u + umlaut)
服务员
fu2wu4yuan2 - Waiter (use this instead of 小姐 at restaurant)
衣服
yi1fu - Clothes
shui3 - Water
cai4 - Vegetables
米饭
mi3fan4 - Rice (/food)
水果
shui3guo3 - Fruit
苹果
ping2guo3 - Apple
cha2 - Tea
杯子
bei1zi - Cup
qian2 - Money, it's a crime. Share it fairly, but don't take a slice of my pie. Money! So they say, is the root of all evil today. But if you ask for a rise, it's no surprise that they're giving none away.
飞机
fei1ji1 - Aeroplane
出租车
chu1zu1che1 - Taxi
电视
dian4shi4 - TV
电脑
dian4nao3 - Computer
电影
dian4ying3 - Film (movie)
天气
tian1qi4 - Weather
mao1 - Cat (我女朋友妈妈喜欢说''猫很脏'')
gou3 - Dog
东西
dong1xi - Things, stuff
yu2 - Fish
羊肉
yang2rou4 - Lamb (meat)
牛奶
niu2nai3 - Milk
鸡蛋
ji1dan4 - Eggs
西瓜
xi1gua1 - Watermelon (why learn this at level 2!?)
咖啡
ka1fei1 - Coffee
自行车
zi4xing2che1 - Bike (pedal bike, NOT motorbike)
chuan2 - Ship
xue3 - Snow :-)
yao4 - Medicine
手机
shou3ji1 - Mobile phone
手表
shou3biao3 - Wristwatch
眼睛
yan3jing - Eye
身体
shen1ti3 - Body, health
公共汽车
gong1gong4qi4che1 - Bus (my favourite word in Chinese)
报纸
bao4zhi3 - Newspaper
ren3 - Person
名字
ming2zi - Name
Book
汉语
han4yu3 - Chinese language
zi4 - Word, Character/letter
桌子
zhuo1zi - Table, Desk
椅子
yi3zi - Chair
men2 - Door, Gate
ti2 - Subject, topic
ke4 - Subject (class/lesson)
xing4 - Surname, to be called
问题
wen4ti2 - Problem, Question, Matter, Topic
事情
shi4qing - Matter, Affair, Business
考试
kao3shi - Test, Exam
piao4 - Ticket, Bill, Banknote
意思
yi2si - Meaning, Sense, Interest(ing)
颜色
yan2si4 - Colour
谢谢
xie4xie - Thank you
不客气
bu2ke4qi - You're welcome/Don't mention it
再见
zai4jian4 - Goodbye, See you again
qing3 - Please
对不起
dui4buqi3 - Sorry
没关系
mei2guan1xi - It doesn't matter/Don't worry/Never mind
欢迎
huan1ying2 - Welcome
shi4 - To be
you3 - To have, (and a million other similar definitions)
kan4 - To read, to see, to watch
ting1 - To hear, to listen
说话
shuo1hua4 - To speak, to say
du2 - To read, to study, to attend (school), to learn
xie3 - To write
看见
kan4jian4 - To see, to catch sight of
jiao4 - To be called (named)
lai2 - To come
hui2 - To return back (回家)
qu4 - To go
chi1 - To eat
he1 - Drink
睡觉
shui4jiao4 - To sleep
da3 - misc 'do' verb. eg 打电话 - make a telephone call
电话
dian4hua4 - Telephone/telephone call
zuo4 - Do, be, make
mai3 - Buy
mai4 - Sell
kai1 - Open, start, begin, operate
zuo4 - Sit, travel by
zhu4 - Live (at), reside, dwell
学习
xue2xi2 - Study, Learn
工作
gong1zuo4 - Work, job, task
下雨
xia4yu3 - Rain
wen4 - Ask
zou3 - Go, walk
jin4 - Enter, come in
chu1 - Out, come out
跑步
pao3bu4 - Run, to run
dao4 - To arrive, to go to
穿
chuan1 - Wear, put on
xi3 - Wash
gei3 - Give, leave, provide, (to, for)
zhao3 - Look for, seek, ask for
dong3 - To understand
xiao4 - Laugh, smile
回答
hui2da2 - Answer, to answer, reply
告诉
gao4su - Tell, inform
准备
zhun3bei4 - Ready, prepare
开始
kai1shi3 - Start, Beginning, Starting
介绍
jie4shao4 - Introduction, to introduce
帮助
bang1zhu4 - Help, assistance, aid
wan2 - Play, enjoy, have fun
song4 - to send, to gift (give)
deng3 - Wait, grade
rang4 - Let, allow
起床
qi3chuang2 - Get up
唱歌
chang4ge1 - Singing, to sing a song
跳舞
tiao4wu3 - To dance, dancing
旅游
lv3you2 - Travel, tourism, trip, journey
上班
shang4ban1 - Go to work, start work
生病
sheng1bing4 - Sick, to get ill
休息
xiu1xi - Rest, take a break
运动
yun2dong2 - Sports
游泳
you2yong3 - Swim, go swimming
踢足球
ti1zu2qiu2 - Football
打 篮球
da3 lan2qiu2 - Play basketball
wan2 - Finish, complete
ai4 - Love, to love :-)
喜欢
xi3huan - To like
xiang3 - to miss, to like, to think (opinion)
认识
ren4shi - To know (a person), to meet
觉得
jue2de - To feel (opinion)
知道
zhi1dao4 - To know (a thing)
希望
xi1wang4 - Hope, wish, expect
hui4 - To be able to (can)
neng2 - Can (currently able to)
可以
ke3yi3 - Can (may), to be allowed
yao4 - to want, will do
可能
ke3neng2 - May, possibly
hao3 - Good, well
da4 - Big, major, large
xiao3 - Little
duo1 - Many
shao3 - Few, little
leng3 - Cold, frosty
re4 - Hot, warm, fever
高兴
gao1xing4 - Happy, be happy, glee
漂亮
piao4liang - Pretty
gao1 - High, tall, lofty
hong2 - Red
bai2 - Hundred
hei1 - Black, dark
mang2 - Busy
kuai4 - Fast, speed
man4 - Slow
yuan3 - Far, away
jin4 - Close, nearby
好吃
hao3chi1 - Tasty, good food
lei4 - Tired
chang2 - Long
xin1 - New
gui4 - Honoured
便宜
pian2yi - Cheap
qing2 - Clear, fine (weather)
yin1 - Cloudy, shade, lunar
cuo4 - Wrong, mistaken, fault
快乐
kuai4le4 - Happy, joyful
wo3 - I, me, myself
ni3 - You, yourself
ta1 - He, himself
ta1 - She, herself
我们
wo3men - We, us
zhe4 - This
这儿
zher4 - Here
na4 - That
那儿
nar4 - There
na3 - Which?
哪儿
nar3 - Where?
shui2 (or shei2) - Who?
什么
shen2me - What?
多少
do1shao - How much, how many? (When an answer ~>10 expected)
ji3 - How much, how many? (When an answer ~<10 expected)
怎么
zen3me - How?
怎么样
zen3meyang4 - How is it, like, how are you?
nin2 - You (polite)
ta1 - It
大家
da4jia1 - Everyone
为什么
wei4shen2me - Why?
yi1 - One
er2 - Two, 2
san3 - Three, 3
si4 - Four, 4 (UNLUCKY NUMBER)
wu3 - Five, 5
liu4 - Six, 6
qi1 - Seven, 7
ba1 - Eight, 8
jiu3 - Nine, 9
shi2 - Ten, 10
ling2 - Zero, Nought, 0
liang3 - Two, (used before measure word)
bai3 - Hundred
qian1 - Thousand
第一
di2yi1 - First, number one
ge4 - Misc measure word
sui2 - Age, years (measure word )
ben3 - Measure word for books
xie1 - Measure word for uncountable things, such as water, "some"
kuai4 - Measure word for blocks/pieces
ci4 - Measure word for number of times
公斤
gong1jin1 - Kilogram
yuan2 - Currency in China
jian4 - Measure word for clothes
zhang1 - Measure word for flat things, such as paper, photographs
bu4 - No, not
mei2 - Not
hen3 - Very
tai4 - Too (extremely)
dou1 - All, every, each
bie2 - Other, do not, shouldn't
非常
fei1chang2 - Super Very
ye3 - Also
hai2 - Still (as in, remains the same)
zui4 - Most
zhen1 - Really, truely
正在
zheng4zai4 - Right now, in the process of (like 'ing')
已经
yi3jing1 - Already
一起
yi4qi3 - Together
zai4 - Again
jiu4 - Then, soon, next, already, only
he2 - And
因为
yin1wei4 - Because
所以
suo3yi3 - Therefore, so
但是
dan4shi4 - But, however
zai4 - At, located at
cong2 - From
dui4 - To, towards
bi3 - To compare, eg. X比Ybetter
xiang4 - To, towards, to turn towards
li2 - Away from, apart from
de - Particle: possessive. [adj, pronn, noun] + 的 + noun
le - Random weird particle that just goes whereever the hell you want. Sometimes means past tense (after verb, or at end of sentence) or a change in state
ma - Particle: put at end of statement to make question.
ne - Particle that means to ask something back at someone.
de - Possessive [adverb]得[verb]
zhe - [verb]着 = do something last
guo - [verb]guo = has been done. e.g. 去过 have been
ba - Makes a statement a suggestion
wei2 (or wei4) - The "Hello?" you do after you answer the phone.