The New HSK 2021 Level 2 ✔️ 772 Vocabulary Word List | Pandarin

New HSK 2021 Level 2

HSK (汉语水平考试 Hàn yǔ Shuǐ píng Kǎo shì) is the official standardized test for Mandarin. HSK is getting a massive overhaul into the New HSK.

New HSK Level 2 students should be able to to fill in a personal information form; as well as common tasks like smoothly order food in Chinese restaurants while having nice conversations with Chinese friends.

Topics included: Basic social life, family life, school life, shopping, dining, personal feelings, and more.

Listening

Understand phrases in a short conversation (less than 150 words). Sentences will be spoken clearly and slowly (less than 140 characters per minute).

Speaking

Pronounce 468 pinyin with correct tones. Students must be able to hold short conversations and make appropriate small talks in different social situations.

Reading

Recognize 600 Chinese characters and 1272 vocabularies. Students must know 129 grammar points and able to read short paragraphs (less than 200 characters).

Writing

Handwrite 200 basic characters using correct stroke orders. Students must also be able to copy more complex characters at a speed of 15 characters per minute.

New HSK 2 Vocabulary Word List

To prepare for the New HSK level 2 test, you need to learn 772 words listed below. Click the card to see the pinyin and translation.


  • a

    modal particle ending sentence, showing affirmation, approval, or consent

    1
  • 爱情
    愛情

    ài qíng

    romance; love (romantic)

    2
  • 爱人
    愛人

    ài ren

    spouse (PRC); lover (non-PRC)

    3
  • 安静
    安靜

    ān jìng

    quiet; peaceful; calm

    4
  • 安全
    安全

    ān quán

    safe; secure; safety; security

    5
  • 白色
    白色

    bái sè

    white; fig. reactionary; anti-communist

    6
  • 班长
    班長

    bān zhǎng

    class monitor; squad leader; team leader

    7

  • bàn

    to do; to manage; to handle; to go about; to run; to set up; to deal with

    8
  • 办法
    辦法

    bàn fǎ

    means; method; way (of doing sth)

    9
  • 办公室
    辦公室

    bàn gōng shì

    office; business premises; bureau

    10
  • 半夜
    半夜

    bàn yè

    midnight; in the middle of the night

    11
  • 帮助
    幫助

    bāng zhù

    assistance; aid; to help; to assist

    12

  • bǎo

    to eat till full; satisfied

    13
  • 报名
    報名

    bào míng

    to sign up; to enter one’s name; to apply; to register; to enroll; to enlist

    14
  • 报纸
    報紙

    bào zhǐ

    newspaper; newsprint

    15
  • 北方
    北方

    běi fāng

    north; the northern part a country; China north of the Yellow River

    16

  • bēi

    to be burdened; to carry on the back or shoulder

    17
  • 比如
    比如

    bǐ rú

    for example; for instance; such as

    18
  • 比如说
    比如說

    bǐ rú shuō

    for example

    19


  • pen; pencil; writing brush; to write or compose; the strokes of Chinese characters; classifier for sums of money, deals

    20
  • 笔记
    筆記

    bǐ jì

    to take down (in writing); notes; a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches

    21
  • 笔记本
    筆記本

    bǐ jì běn

    notebook (stationery); notebook (computing)

    22
  • 必须
    必須

    bì xū

    to have to; must; compulsory; necessarily

    23

  • biān

    side; edge; margin; border; boundary; simultaneously

    24

  • biàn

    to change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion

    25
  • 变成
    變成

    biàn chéng

    to change into; to turn into; to become

    26

  • biàn

    everywhere; all over; classifier for actions: one time

    27

  • biǎo

    exterior surface; family relationship via females; to show (one’s opinion); a model; a table (listing information); a form; a meter (measuring sth)

    28
  • 表示
    表示

    biǎo shì

    to express; to show; to say; to state; to indicate; to mean

    29
  • 不错
    不錯

    bú cuò

    correct; right; not bad; pretty good

    30
  • 不但
    不但

    bú dàn

    not only (… but also…)

    31
  • 不够
    不夠

    bú gòu

    not enough; insufficient; inadequate

    32
  • 不过
    不過

    bú guò

    only; merely; no more than; but; however; anyway (to get back to a previous topic); cannot be more (after adjectival)

    33
  • 不太
    不太

    bú tài

    not very, not quite

    34
  • 不要
    不要

    bú yào

    don’t!; must not

    35
  • 不好意思
    不好意思

    bù hǎo yì si

    to feel embarrassed; to find it embarrassing; to be sorry (for inconveniencing sb)

    36
  • 不久
    不久

    bù jiǔ

    not long (after); before too long; soon; soon after

    37
  • 不满
    不滿

    bù mǎn

    resentful; discontented; dissatisfied

    38
  • 不如
    不如

    bù rú

    not equal to; not as good as; inferior to; it would be better to

    39
  • 不少
    不少

    bù shǎo

    many; a lot; not few

    40
  • 不同
    不同

    bù tóng

    different; distinct; not the same; not alike

    41
  • 不行
    不行

    bù xíng

    won’t do; be out of the question; be no good; not work; not be capable

    42
  • 不一定
    不一定

    bù yí dìng

    not necessarily; maybe

    43
  • 不一会儿
    不一會兒

    bù yí huìr

    soon, not long after

    44
  • 部分
    部分

    bù fen

    part; share; section; piece

    45

  • cái

    a moment ago; just now; (indicating sth happening later than expected); (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until; (followed by a numerical clause) only

    46
  • 菜单
    菜單

    cài dān

    menu

    47
  • 参观
    參觀

    cān guān

    to look around; to tour; to visit

    48
  • 参加
    參加

    cān jiā

    to participate; to take part; to join

    49

  • cǎo

    grass; straw; manuscript; draft (of a document); careless; rough

    50
  • 草地
    草地

    cǎo dì

    lawn; meadow; sod; turf

    51

  • céng

    layer; stratum; laminated; floor (of a building); storey; classifier for layers; repeated; sheaf (math.)

    52

  • chá

    to research; to check; to investigate; to examine; to refer to; to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)

    53
  • 差不多
    差不多

    chà bu duō

    almost; nearly; more or less; about the same; good enough; not bad

    54

  • cháng

    length; long; forever; always; constantly

    55
  • 常见
    常見

    cháng jiàn

    commonly seen; common; to see sth frequently

    56
  • 常用
    常用

    cháng yòng

    in common usage

    57

  • chǎng

    large place used for a specific purpose; stage; scene (of a play); classifier for sporting or recreational activities; classifier for number of exams

    58
  • 超过
    超過

    chāo guò

    to surpass; to exceed; to outstrip

    59
  • 超市
    超市

    chāo shì

    supermarket; abbr. for 超級市場|超级市场

    60
  • 车辆
    車輛

    chē liàng

    vehicle

    61

  • chēng

    you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nín])

    62

  • chéng

    to succeed; to finish; to complete; to accomplish; to become; to turn into; to be all right; OK!; one tenth

    63
  • 成绩
    成績

    chéng jì

    achievement; performance records; grades

    64
  • 成为
    成為

    chéng wéi

    to become; to turn into

    65
  • 重复
    重複

    chóng fù

    to repeat; to duplicate

    66
  • 重新
    重新

    chóng xīn

    again; once more; re-

    67
  • 出发
    出發

    chū fā

    to set off; to start (on a journey)

    68
  • 出国
    出國

    chū guó

    to go abroad; to leave the country; emigration

    69
  • 出口
    出口

    chū kǒu

    an exit; to speak; to export; (of a ship) to leave port

    70
  • 出门
    出門

    chū mén

    to go out; to leave home; to go on a journey; away from home; (of a woman) to get married

    71
  • 出生
    出生

    chū shēng

    to be born

    72
  • 出现
    出現

    chū xiàn

    to appear; to arise; to emerge; to show up

    73
  • 出院
    出院

    chū yuàn

    to leave hospital; to be discharged from hospital

    74
  • 出租
    出租

    chū zū

    to rent

    75
  • 出租车
    出租車

    chū zū chē

    taxi; (Taiwan) rental car

    76

  • chuán

    boat; vessel; ship

    77

  • chuī

    to blow; to play a wind instrument; to blast; to puff; to boast; to brag; to end in failure; to fall through

    78
  • 春节
    春節

    chūn jié

    Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)

    79
  • 春天
    春天

    chūn tiān

    spring (season)

    80


  • word; statement; speech; lyrics; a form of lyric poetry, flourishing in the Song dynasty 宋朝|宋朝[sòng cháo]

    81
  • 词典
    詞典

    cí diǎn

    dictionary (of Chinese compound words); also written 辭典|辞典[cí diǎn]

    82
  • 词语
    詞語

    cí yǔ

    word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases); term (e.g. technical term); expression

    83
  • 从小
    從小

    cóng xiǎo

    from childhood; as a child

    84
  • 答应
    答應

    dā ying

    to answer; to respond; to answer positively; to agree; to accept; to promise

    85
  • 打工
    打工

    dǎ gōng

    to work a temporary or casual job; (of students) to have a job outside of class time, or during vacation

    86
  • 打算
    打算

    dǎ suàn

    to plan; to intend; to calculate; plan; intention; calculation

    87
  • 打印
    打印

    dǎ yìn

    to print; to seal; to stamp

    88
  • 大部分
    大部分

    dà bù fen

    in large part; the greater part; the majority

    89
  • 大大
    大大

    dà dà

    greatly; enormously; (dialect) dad; uncle

    90
  • 大多数
    大多數

    dà duō shù

    (great) majority

    91
  • 大海
    大海

    dà hǎi

    sea; ocean

    92
  • 大家
    大家

    dà jiā

    everyone; influential family; great expert

    93
  • 大量
    大量

    dà liàng

    great amount; large quantity; bulk; numerous; generous; magnanimous

    94
  • 大门
    大門

    dà mén

    entrance; door; gate; large and influential family

    95
  • 大人
    大人

    dà ren

    adult; grownup; title of respect toward superiors

    96
  • 大声
    大聲

    dà shēng

    loud voice; in a loud voice; loudly

    97
  • 大小
    大小

    dà xiǎo

    dimension; magnitude; size; measurement; large and small; at any rate; adults and children; consideration of seniority

    98
  • 大衣
    大衣

    dà yī

    overcoat; topcoat; cloak

    99
  • 大自然
    大自然

    dà zì rán

    nature (the natural world)

    100

  • dài

    band; belt; girdle; ribbon; tire; area; zone; region; to wear; to carry; to take along; to bear (i.e. to have); to lead; to bring; to look after; to raise

    101
  • 带来
    帶來

    dài lái

    to bring; to bring about; to produce

    102
  • 单位
    單位

    dān wèi

    unit (of measure); unit (group of people as a whole); work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform)

    103

  • dàn

    but; yet; however; only; merely; still

    104
  • 但是
    但是

    dàn shì

    but; however

    105

  • dàn

    egg; oval-shaped thing

    106

  • dāng

    to be; to act as; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; should; match equally; equal; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at

    107
  • 当时
    當時

    dāng shí

    then; at that time; while

    108

  • dǎo

    to fall; to collapse; to lie horizontally; to overthrow; to fail; to go bankrupt; to change (trains or buses); to move around; to resell at a profit

    109
  • 到处
    到處

    dàochù

    everywhere

    110

  • dào

    to place upside down; to invert; to pour; to throw out; to move backwards; however; actually; as a matter of fact; contrary to expectation

    111

  • dào

    road; path; principle; truth; morality; reason; skill; method; Dao (of Daoism); to say; to speak; to talk; classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process; (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)

    112
  • 道理
    道理

    dào lǐ

    reason; argument; sense; principle; basis; justification

    113
  • 道路
    道路

    dào lù

    road; path; way

    114


  • to obtain; to get; to gain; to catch (a disease); proper; suitable; proud; contented; to allow; to permit; ready; finished

    115
  • 得出
    得出

    dé chū

    to obtain (results); to arrive at (a conclusion)

    116
  • 的话
    的話

    de huà

    if (coming after a conditional clause)

    117

  • de

    structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc

    118

  • dēng

    lamp; light; lantern

    119

  • děng

    class; rank; grade; equal to; same as; to wait for; to await; et cetera; and so on; et al. (and other authors); after; as soon as; once

    120
  • 等到
    等到

    děng dào

    to wait until; by the time when (sth is ready etc)

    121
  • 等于
    等於

    děng yú

    to equal; to be tantamount to

    122


  • low; beneath; to lower (one’s head); to let droop; to hang down; to incline

    123
  • 地球
    地球

    dì qiú

    the earth

    124
  • 地铁
    地鐵

    dì tiě

    subway; metro

    125
  • 地铁站
    地鐵站

    dì tiě zhàn

    subway station

    126
  • 点头
    點頭

    diǎn tóu

    to nod

    127

  • diàn

    inn; shop; store

    128

  • diào

    to fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair); (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal etc)

    129
  • 东北
    東北

    dōng běi

    northeast; Northeast China; Manchuria

    130
  • 东方
    東方

    dōng fāng

    east

    131
  • 东南
    東南

    dōng nán

    southeast

    132
  • 冬天
    冬天

    dōng tiān

    winter

    133

  • dǒng

    to understand; to comprehend

    134
  • 懂得
    懂得

    dǒng de

    to understand; to know; to comprehend

    135
  • 动物
    動物

    dòng wù

    animal

    136
  • 动物园
    動物園

    dòng wù yuán

    zoo

    137
  • 读音
    讀音

    dú yīn

    pronunciation; literary (rather than colloquial) pronunciation of a Chinese character

    138


  • to pass; to spend (time); measure; limit; extent; degree of intensity; degree (angles, temperature etc); kilowatt-hour; classifier for events and occurrences

    139

  • duǎn

    short; brief; to lack; weak point; fault

    140
  • 短信
    短信

    duǎn xìn

    text message; SMS

    141

  • duàn

    paragraph; section; segment; stage (of a process); classifier for stories, periods of time, lengths of thread etc

    142

  • duì

    squadron; team; group

    143
  • 队长
    隊長

    duì zhǎng

    captain; team leader

    144

  • duì

    right; correct; couple; pair; towards; at; for; to face; opposite; to treat (sb a certain way); to match together; to adjust; to fit; to suit; to answer; to reply; classifier: couple

    145
  • 对话
    對話

    duì huà

    dialogue

    146
  • 对面
    對面

    duì miàn

    (sitting) opposite; across (the street); directly in front; to be face to face

    147

  • duō

    many; much; often; a lot of; numerous; more; in excess; how (to what extent); multi-; Taiwan pr. [duó] when it means “how”

    148
  • 多久
    多久

    duō jiǔ

    how long?

    149
  • 多么
    多麼

    duō me

    how (wonderful etc); what (a great idea etc); however (difficult it may be etc); (in interrogative sentences) how (much etc); to what extent

    150
  • 多数
    多數

    duō shù

    majority; most

    151
  • 多云
    多雲

    duō yún

    cloudy (meteorology)

    152
  • 而且
    而且

    ér qiě

    (not only …) but also; moreover; in addition; furthermore

    153


  • to send out; to show (one’s feeling); to issue; to develop; to make a bundle of money; classifier for gunshots (rounds)

    154
  • 发现
    發現

    fā xiàn

    to find; to discover

    155
  • 饭馆
    飯館

    fàn guǎn

    restaurant

    156
  • 方便
    方便

    fāng biàn

    convenient; suitable; to facilitate; to make things easy; having money to spare; (euphemism) to relieve oneself

    157
  • 方便面
    方便麵

    fāng biàn miàn

    instant noodles

    158
  • 方法
    方法

    fāng fǎ

    method; way; means

    159
  • 方面
    方面

    fāng miàn

    respect; aspect; field; side

    160
  • 方向
    方向

    fāng xiàng

    direction; orientation; path to follow

    161
  • 放下
    放下

    fàng xia

    to lay down; to put down; to let go of; to relinquish; to set aside; to lower (the blinds etc)

    162
  • 放心
    放心

    fàng xīn

    to feel relieved; to feel reassured; to be at ease

    163

  • fēn

    to divide; to separate; to distribute; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision

    164
  • 分开
    分開

    fēn kāi

    to separate; to part

    165
  • 分数
    分數

    fēn shù

    (exam) grade; mark; score; fraction

    166
  • 分钟
    分鐘

    fēn zhōng

    minute

    167

  • fèn

    classifier for gifts, newspaper, magazine, papers, reports, contracts etc; variant of 分[fèn]

    168

  • fēng

    to confer; to grant; to bestow a title; to seal; classifier for sealed objects, esp. letters

    169
  • 服务
    服務

    fú wù

    to serve; service

    170
  • 复习
    複習

    fù xí

    to review; revision

    171

  • gāi

    should; ought to; probably; must be; to deserve; to owe; to be sb’s turn to do sth; that; the above-mentioned

    172

  • gǎi

    to change; to alter; to transform; to correct

    173
  • 改变
    改變

    gǎi biàn

    to change; to alter; to transform

    174
  • 干杯
    乾杯

    gān bēi

    to drink a toast; Cheers! (proposing a toast); Here’s to you!; Bottoms up!; lit. dry cup

    175
  • 感到
    感到

    gǎn dào

    to feel; to sense; to have the feeling that; to think that; to move; to affect

    176
  • 感动
    感動

    gǎn dòng

    to move (sb); to touch (sb emotionally); moving

    177
  • 感觉
    感覺

    gǎn jué

    to feel; to become aware of; feeling; sense; perception

    178
  • 感谢
    感謝

    gǎn xiè

    (express) thanks; gratitude; grateful; thankful; thanks

    179
  • 干活儿
    幹活兒

    gàn huór

    erhua variant of 幹活|干活[gàn huó]

    180

  • gāng

    hard; firm; strong; just; barely; exactly

    181
  • 刚才
    剛才

    gāng cái

    just now; (just) a moment ago

    182
  • 刚刚
    剛剛

    gāng gāng

    just recently; just a moment ago

    183
  • 高级
    高級

    gāo jí

    high level; high grade; advanced; high-ranking

    184
  • 高中
    高中

    gāo zhōng

    senior high school; abbr. for 高級中學|高级中学[gāo jí zhōng xué]

    185
  • 个子
    個子

    gè zi

    height; stature; build; size

    186

  • gèng

    more; even more; further; still; still more

    187
  • 公共汽车
    公共汽車

    gōng gòng qì chē

    bus

    188
  • 公交车
    公交車

    gōng jiāo chē

    public transport vehicle; town bus

    189
  • 公斤
    公斤

    gōng jīn

    kilogram (kg)

    190
  • 公里
    公里

    gōng lǐ

    kilometer

    191
  • 公路
    公路

    gōng lù

    highway; road

    192
  • 公平
    公平

    gōng píng

    fair; impartial

    193
  • 公司
    公司

    gōng sī

    (business) company; company; firm; corporation; incorporated

    194
  • 公园
    公園

    gōng yuán

    park (for public recreation)

    195

  • gǒu

    dog

    196

  • gòu

    enough (sufficient); enough (too much); (coll.) (before adj.) really; (coll.) to reach by stretching out

    197
  • 故事
    故事

    gù shi

    narrative; story; tale

    198
  • 故意
    故意

    gù yì

    deliberately; on purpose

    199
  • 顾客
    顧客

    gù kè

    client; customer

    200
  • 关机
    關機

    guān jī

    to turn off (a machine or device); to finish shooting a film

    201
  • 关心
    關心

    guān xīn

    to be concerned about; to care about

    202
  • 观点
    觀點

    guān diǎn

    point of view; viewpoint; standpoint

    203
  • 广场
    廣場

    guǎng chǎng

    public square; plaza

    204
  • 广告
    廣告

    guǎng gào

    to advertise; a commercial; advertisement

    205
  • 国际
    國際

    guó jì

    international

    206
  • 过来
    過來

    guò lái

    to come over; to manage; to handle; to be able to take care of

    207
  • 过年
    過年

    guò nián

    to celebrate the Chinese New Year

    208
  • 过去
    過去

    guò qù

    to go over; to pass by

    209

  • guò

    (experienced action marker)

    210

  • hǎi

    ocean; sea; great number of people or things; (dialect) numerous

    211
  • 海边
    海邊

    hǎi biān

    coast; seaside; seashore; beach

    212

  • hǎn

    to yell; to shout; to call out for (a person)

    213

  • hǎo

    good to; easy to; very

    214
  • 好处
    好處

    hǎo chù

    benefit; advantage; gain; profit; also pr. [hǎo chù]

    215
  • 好多
    好多

    hǎo duō

    many; quite a lot; much better

    216
  • 好久
    好久

    hǎo jiǔ

    quite a while

    217
  • 好人
    好人

    hǎo rén

    good person; nice guy, healthy person; person who tries to get along with everyone

    218
  • 好事
    好事

    hǎo shì

    good action, deed, thing or work (also sarcastic, “a fine thing indeed”); charity; happy occasion; Daoist or Buddhist ceremony for the souls of the dead

    219
  • 好像
    好像

    hǎo xiàng

    as if; to seem like

    220
  • 合适
    合適

    hé shì

    suitable; fitting; appropriate

    221


  • river

    222

  • hēi

    black; dark; sinister; secret; shady; illegal; to hide (sth) away; to vilify; (loanword) to hack (computing)

    223
  • 黑板
    黑板

    hēi bǎn

    blackboard

    224
  • 黑色
    黑色

    hēi sè

    black

    225

  • hóng

    red; popular; revolutionary; bonus

    226
  • 红色
    紅色

    hóng sè

    red (color); revolutionary

    227
  • 后来
    後來

    hòu lái

    afterwards; later

    228
  • 忽然
    忽然

    hū rán

    suddenly; all of a sudden

    229


  • lake

    230
  • 护照
    護照

    hù zhào

    passport

    231

  • huā

    to spend (money, time)

    232
  • 花园
    花園

    huā yuán

    garden

    233

  • huà

    to draw; picture; painting; classifier for paintings etc; variant of 劃|划[huà]

    234
  • 画家
    畫家

    huà jiā

    painter

    235
  • 画儿
    畫兒

    huàr

    picture; drawing; painting

    236
  • 坏处
    壞處

    huài chù

    harm; troubles

    237
  • 坏人
    壞人

    huài rén

    bad person; villain

    238
  • 欢迎
    歡迎

    huān yíng

    to welcome; welcome

    239

  • huàn

    to exchange; to change (clothes etc); to substitute; to switch; to convert (currency)

    240

  • huáng

    yellow; pornographic; to fall through

    241
  • 黄色
    黃色

    huáng sè

    yellow (color); pornographic

    242

  • huí

    one time; classifier for acts of a play; section or chapter (of a classic book)

    243
  • 回国
    回國

    huí guó

    to return to one’s home country

    244

  • huì

    meeting; union; group; association; a moment

    245
  • 活动
    活動

    huó dòng

    to exercise; to move about; to operate; to use connections (personal influence); loose; shaky; active; movable; activity; campaign; maneuver; behavior

    246

  • huò

    maybe; perhaps; might; possibly; or

    247
  • 或者
    或者

    huò zhě

    or; possibly; maybe; perhaps

    248
  • 机会
    機會

    jī huì

    opportunity; chance; occasion

    249


  • fowl; chicken; (slang) prostitute

    250


  • level; grade; rank; step (of stairs); classifier: step, level

    251


  • urgent; pressing; rapid; hurried; worried; to make (sb) anxious

    252
  • 计划
    計劃

    jì huà

    plan; project; program; to plan; to map out

    253
  • 计算机
    計算機

    jì suàn jī

    computer; (Tw) calculator

    254

  • jiā

    to add; plus; (used after an adverb such as 不, 大, 稍 etc, and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to sth or sb previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions etc) to (sb); to give (support, consideration etc) to (sth)

    255
  • 加油
    加油

    jiā yóu

    to add oil; to top up with gas; to refuel; to accelerate; to step on the gas; (fig.) to make an extra effort; to cheer sb on

    256

  • kē xué jiā

    home; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle etc); classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian

    257
  • 家庭
    家庭

    jiā tíng

    family; household

    258
  • 家长
    家長

    jiā zhǎng

    head of a household; family head; patriarch; parent or guardian of a child

    259

  • jiǎ

    fake; false; artificial; to borrow; if; suppose

    260
  • 假期
    假期

    jià qī

    vacation

    261
  • 检查
    檢查

    jiǎn chá

    inspection; to examine; to inspect

    262
  • 见到
    見到

    jiàn dào

    to see

    263
  • 见过
    見過

    jiàn guo

    to have seen before

    264

  • jiàn

    item; component; classifier for events, things, clothes etc

    265
  • 健康
    健康

    jiàn kāng

    health; healthy

    266

  • jiǎng

    to speak; to explain; to negotiate; to emphasise; to be particular about; as far as sth is concerned; speech; lecture

    267
  • 讲话
    講話

    jiǎng huà

    a speech; to speak; to talk; to address

    268

  • jiāo

    to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); variant of 跤[jiāo]

    269
  • 交给
    交給

    jiāo gěi

    to give; to deliver; to hand over

    270
  • 交朋友
    交朋友

    jiāo péng you

    to make friends; (dialect) to start an affair with sb

    271
  • 交通
    交通

    jiāo tōng

    to be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison

    272

  • jiǎo

    angle; corner; horn; horn-shaped; unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan, or 10 cents (a dime)

    273
  • 角度
    角度

    jiǎo dù

    angle; point of view

    274
  • 饺子
    餃子

    jiǎo zi

    dumpling; pot-sticker

    275

  • jiǎo

    foot; leg (of an animal or an object); base (of an object); classifier for kicks

    276
  • 叫作
    叫作

    jiào zuò

    to call; to be called

    277
  • 教师
    教師

    jiào shī

    teacher

    278
  • 教室
    教室

    jiào shì

    classroom

    279
  • 教学
    教學

    jiào xué

    to teach; teaching and learning; education

    280
  • 教育
    教育

    jiào yù

    to educate; to teach; education

    281

  • jiē

    to receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome sb; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one’s turn on duty; to take over for sb

    282
  • 接到
    接到

    jiē dào

    to receive (letter etc)

    283
  • 接受
    接受

    jiē shòu

    to accept; to receive

    284
  • 接下来
    接下來

    jiē xià lái

    to accept; to take; next; following

    285
  • 接着
    接著

    jiē zhe

    to catch and hold on; to continue; to go on to do sth; to follow; to carry on; then; after that; subsequently; to proceed; to ensue; in turn; in one’s turn

    286

  • jiē

    street

    287

  • jié

    festival; holiday; node; joint; section; segment; part; to economize; to save; to abridge; moral integrity; classifier for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses

    288
  • 节目
    節目

    jié mù

    program; item (on a program)

    289
  • 节日
    節日

    jié rì

    holiday; festival

    290
  • 结果
    結果

    jié guǒ

    outcome; result; conclusion; in the end; as a result; to kill; to dispatch

    291

  • jiè

    to lend; to borrow; by means of; to take (an opportunity)

    292

  • jīn

    catty; (PRC) weight equal to 500 g; (Tw) weight equal to 600 g; (HK, Malaysia, Singapore) slightly over 604 g

    293
  • 今后
    今後

    jīn hòu

    hereafter; henceforth; in the future; from now on

    294
  • 进入
    進入

    jìn rù

    to enter; to join; to go into

    295
  • 进行
    進行

    jìn xíng

    to advance; to conduct; underway; in progress; to do; to carry out; to carry on; to execute

    296

  • jìn

    near; close to; approximately

    297
  • 经常
    經常

    jīng cháng

    frequently; constantly; regularly; often; day-to-day; everyday; daily

    298
  • 经过
    經過

    jīng guò

    to pass; to go through; process; course

    299
  • 经理
    經理

    jīng lì

    manager; director

    300

  • jiǔ

    wine (esp. rice wine); liquor; spirits; alcoholic beverage

    301
  • 酒店
    酒店

    jiǔ diàn

    wine shop; pub (public house); hotel; restaurant; (Tw) hostess club

    302
  • 就要
    就要

    jiù yào

    will; shall; to be going to

    303


  • to lift; to hold up; to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose; to elect; act; move; deed

    304
  • 举手
    舉手

    jǔ shǒu

    to raise a hand; to put up one’s hand (as signal)

    305
  • 举行
    舉行

    jǔ xíng

    to hold (a meeting, ceremony etc)

    306


  • sentence; clause; phrase; classifier for phrases or lines of verse

    307
  • 句子
    句子

    jù zi

    sentence

    308


  • to stop; to block; (computing) (coll.) slow; (loanword) card; truck (from “car”); calorie (abbr. for 卡路里[kǎ lù lǐ]); cassette

    309
  • 开机
    開機

    kāi jī

    to start an engine; to boot up (a computer); to press Ctrl-Alt-Delete; to begin shooting a film or TV show

    310
  • 开心
    開心

    kāi xīn

    to feel happy; to rejoice; to have a great time; to make fun of sb

    311
  • 开学
    開學

    kāi xué

    foundation of a University or College; school opening; the start of a new term

    312
  • 看法
    看法

    kàn fǎ

    way of looking at a thing; view; opinion

    313
  • 考生
    考生

    kǎo shēng

    exam candidate; student whose name has been put forward for an exam

    314

  • kào

    to lean against or on; to stand by the side of; to come near to; to depend on; to trust; to fuck (vulgar); traditional military costume drama where the performers wear armor (old)

    315


  • branch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes etc); to fine sb

    316
  • 科学
    科學

    kē xué

    science; scientific knowledge; scientific; rational

    317
  • 可爱
    可愛

    kě’ài

    adorable; cute; lovely

    318
  • 可能
    可能

    kě néng

    might (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps

    319
  • 可怕
    可怕

    kě pà

    awful; dreadful; fearful; formidable; frightful; scary; hideous; horrible; terrible; terribly

    320
  • 可是
    可是

    kě shì

    but; however; (used for emphasis) indeed

    321
  • 可以
    可以

    kě yǐ

    can; may; possible; able to; not bad; pretty good

    322


  • to be able to; to subdue; to restrain; to overcome; gram; Tibetan unit of land area, about 6 ares

    323


  • quarter (hour); moment; to carve; to engrave; to cut; oppressive; classifier for short time intervals

    324
  • 客人
    客人

    kè rén

    visitor; guest; customer; client

    325
  • 课堂
    課堂

    kè táng

    classroom

    326
  • 空气
    空氣

    kōng qì

    air; atmosphere

    327


  • to cry; to weep

    328
  • 快餐
    快餐

    kuài cān

    fast food; snack; quick meal

    329
  • 快点儿
    快點兒

    kuài diǎnr

    erhua variant of 快點|快点[kuài diǎn]

    330
  • 快乐
    快樂

    kuài lè

    happy; merry

    331
  • 快要
    快要

    kuài yào

    almost; nearly; almost all

    332
  • 筷子
    筷子

    kuài zi

    chopsticks

    333


  • to pull; to play (a bowed instrument); to drag; to draw; to chat

    334
  • 来自
    來自

    lái zì

    to come from (a place); From: (in email header)

    335

  • lán

    blue; indigo plant

    336
  • 蓝色
    藍色

    lán sè

    blue (color)

    337
  • 篮球
    籃球

    lán qiú

    basketball

    338

  • lǎo

    prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough

    339

  • lǎo wáng

    prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; old (of people); venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat etc) tough

    340
  • 老年
    老年

    lǎo nián

    elderly; old age; autumn of one’s years

    341
  • 老朋友
    老朋友

    lǎo péng you

    old friend; (slang) period; menstruation

    342
  • 老是
    老是

    lǎo shì

    always

    343


  • to leave; to part from; to be away from; (in giving distances) from; without (sth); independent of; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦[bā guà], symbolizing fire; ☲

    344
  • 离开
    離開

    lí kāi

    to depart; to leave

    345
  • 礼物
    禮物

    lǐ wù

    gift; present

    346
  • 里头
    裡頭

    lǐ tou

    inside; interior

    347
  • 理想
    理想

    lǐ xiǎng

    an ideal; a dream; ideal; perfect

    348
  • 例如
    例如

    lì rú

    for example; for instance; such as

    349
  • 例子
    例子

    lì zi

    case; (for) instance; example

    350

  • liǎn

    face

    351

  • liàn

    to practice; to train; to drill; to perfect (one’s skill); exercise

    352
  • 练习
    練習

    liàn xí

    to practice; exercise; drill; practice

    353

  • liáng

    cool; cold

    354
  • 凉快
    涼快

    liáng kuai

    nice and cold; pleasantly cool

    355

  • liǎng

    two; both; some; a few; tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty 斤[jīn] (old)

    356

  • liàng

    bright; clear; resonant; to shine; to show; to reveal

    357

  • liàng

    classifier for vehicles

    358
  • 零下
    零下

    líng xià

    below zero

    359

  • liú

    to leave (a message etc); to retain; to stay; to remain; to keep; to preserve

    360
  • 留下
    留下

    liú xià

    to leave behind; to stay behind; to remain; to keep; not to let (sb) go

    361
  • 留学生
    留學生

    liú xué shēng

    student studying abroad; (foreign) exchange student

    362

  • liú

    to flow; to disseminate; to circulate or spread; to move or drift; to degenerate; to banish or send into exile; stream of water or sth resembling one; class, rate or grade

    363
  • 流利
    流利

    liú lì

    fluent

    364
  • 流行
    流行

    liú xíng

    (of a contagious disease etc) to spread; to propagate; (of a style of clothing, song etc) popular; fashionable

    365
  • 路边
    路邊

    lù biān

    curb; roadside; wayside

    366
  • 旅客
    旅客

    lǚ kè

    traveler; tourist

    367
  • 旅行
    旅行

    lǚ xíng

    to travel; journey; trip

    368
  • 旅游
    旅遊

    lǚ yóu

    trip; journey; tourism; travel; tour; to travel

    369
  • 绿


    green

    370
  • 绿色
    綠色

    lǜ sè

    green

    371

  • mài

    to sell; to betray; to spare no effort; to show off or flaunt

    372

  • 滿

    mǎn

    to fill; full; filled; packed; fully; completely; quite; to reach the limit; to satisfy; satisfied; contented

    373
  • 满意
    滿意

    mǎn yì

    satisfied; pleased; to one’s satisfaction

    374

  • māo

    cat; (dialect) to hide oneself; (coll.) modem

    375


  • rice; meter (classifier)

    376

  • miàn

    face; side; surface; aspect; top; classifier for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags etc

    377

  • miàn

    flour; noodles; (of food) soft (not crunchy); (slang) (of a person) ineffectual; spineless.

    378
  • 面前
    面前

    miàn qián

    in front of; facing; (in the) presence (of)

    379

  • míng

    name; noun (part of speech); place (e.g. among winners); famous; classifier for people

    380
  • 名称
    名稱

    míng chēng

    name (of a thing); name (of an organization)

    381
  • 名单
    名單

    míng dān

    list (of names)

    382
  • 明星
    明星

    míng xīng

    star; celebrity

    383
  • 目的
    目的

    mù dì

    purpose; aim; goal; target; objective

    384
  • 拿出
    拿出

    ná chū

    to take out; to put out; to provide; to put forward (a proposal); to come up with (evidence)

    385
  • 拿到
    拿到

    ná dào

    to get, to obtain

    386


  • then (in that case)

    387
  • 那会儿
    那會兒

    nà huìr

    at that time, at that moment

    388
  • 那么
    那麼

    nà me

    like that; in that way; or so; so; so very much; about; in that case

    389
  • 那时候
    那時候

    nà shí hou

    at that time

    390
  • 那样
    那樣

    nà yàng

    that kind; that sort

    391
  • 南方
    南方

    nán fāng

    south; the southern part of the country; the South

    392
  • 难过
    難過

    nán guò

    to feel sad; to feel unwell; (of life) to be difficult

    393
  • 难看
    難看

    nán kàn

    ugly; unsightly

    394
  • 难受
    難受

    nán shòu

    to feel unwell; to suffer pain; to be difficult to bear

    395
  • 难题
    難題

    nán tí

    difficult problem

    396
  • 难听
    難聽

    nán tīng

    unpleasant to hear; coarse; vulgar; offensive; shameful

    397
  • 能够
    能夠

    néng gòu

    to be capable of; to be able to; can

    398
  • 年级
    年級

    nián jí

    grade; year (in school, college etc)

    399
  • 年轻
    年輕

    nián qīng

    young

    400

  • niǎo

    bird; (dialect) to pay attention to; (intensifier) damned; goddam

    401

  • nòng

    to do; to manage; to handle; to play with; to fool with; to mess with; to fix; to toy with

    402
  • 努力
    努力

    nǔ lì

    great effort; to strive; to try hard

    403


  • to crawl; to climb; to get up or sit up

    404
  • 爬山
    爬山

    pá shān

    to climb a mountain; to mountaineer; hiking; mountaineering

    405


  • to be afraid; to fear; to dread; to be unable to endure; perhaps

    406

  • pái

    a row; a line; to set in order; to arrange; to line up; to eliminate; to drain; to push open; platoon; raft; classifier for lines, rows etc

    407
  • 排队
    排隊

    pái duì

    to line up

    408
  • 排球
    排球

    pái qiú

    volleyball

    409

  • pèng

    to touch; to meet with; to bump

    410
  • 碰到
    碰到

    pèng dào

    to come across; to run into; to meet; to hit

    411
  • 碰见
    碰見

    pèng jiàn

    to run into; to meet (unexpectedly); to bump into

    412

  • piān

    sheet; piece of writing; bound set of bamboo slips used for record keeping (old); classifier for written items: chapter, article

    413
  • 便宜
    便宜

    pián yi

    cheap; inexpensive; small advantages; to let sb off lightly

    414

  • piàn

    thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc; used with numeral 一[yī]: classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc

    415
  • 漂亮
    漂亮

    piào liang

    pretty; beautiful

    416

  • píng

    flat; level; equal; to tie (make the same score); to draw (score); calm; peaceful; see also 平聲|平声[píng shēng]

    417
  • 平安
    平安

    píng’ān

    safe and sound; well; without mishap; quiet and safe; at peace

    418
  • 平常
    平常

    píng cháng

    ordinary; common; usually; ordinarily

    419
  • 平等
    平等

    píng děng

    equal; equality

    420
  • 平时
    平時

    píng shí

    ordinarily; in normal times; in peacetime

    421

  • píng

    bottle; vase; pitcher; classifier for wine and liquids

    422
  • 瓶子
    瓶子

    píng zi

    bottle

    423
  • 普通
    普通

    pǔ tōng

    common; ordinary; general; average

    424
  • 普通话
    普通話

    pǔ tōng huà

    Mandarin (common language); Putonghua (common speech of the Chinese language); ordinary speech

    425
  • 其他
    其他

    qí tā

    other; (sth or sb) else; the rest

    426
  • 其中
    其中

    qí zhōng

    among; in; included among these

    427


  • to sit astride; to ride (a horse, bike etc); classifier for saddle horses

    428
  • 骑车
    騎車

    qí chē

    to cycle

    429
  • 起飞
    起飛

    qǐ fēi

    (of an aircraft) to take off

    430


  • gas; air; smell; weather; to make angry; to annoy; to get angry; vital energy; qi

    431
  • 气温
    氣溫

    qì wēn

    air temperature

    432

  • qiān

    thousand

    433
  • 千克
    千克

    qiān kè

    kilogram

    434
  • 前年
    前年

    qián nián

    the year before last

    435

  • qiáng

    wall

    436
  • 青年
    青年

    qīng nián

    youth; youthful years; young person; the young

    437
  • 青少年
    青少年

    qīng shào nián

    adolescent; youth; teenager

    438

  • qīng

    light; easy; gentle; soft; reckless; unimportant; frivolous; small in number; unstressed; neutral; to disparage

    439
  • 清楚
    清楚

    qīng chu

    clear; distinct; to understand thoroughly; to be clear about

    440

  • qíng

    clear; fine (weather)

    441
  • 晴天
    晴天

    qíng tiān

    clear sky; sunny day

    442
  • 请客
    請客

    qǐng kè

    to give a dinner party; to entertain guests; to invite to dinner

    443
  • 请求
    請求

    qǐng qiú

    to request; to ask; request

    444
  • 秋天
    秋天

    qiū tiān

    autumn

    445

  • qiú

    to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech

    446
  • 球场
    球場

    qiú chǎng

    stadium; sports ground; court; pitch; field; golf course

    447
  • 球队
    球隊

    qiú duì

    sports team (basketball, soccer, football etc)

    448
  • 球鞋
    球鞋

    qiú xié

    athletic shoes

    449


  • to take; to get; to choose; to fetch

    450
  • 取得
    取得

    qǔ dé

    to acquire; to get; to obtain

    451

  • quán

    all; whole; entire; every; complete

    452
  • 全部
    全部

    quán bù

    whole; entire; complete

    453
  • 全国
    全國

    quán guó

    whole nation; nationwide; countrywide; national

    454
  • 全家
    全家

    quán jiā

    whole family

    455
  • 全年
    全年

    quán nián

    the whole year; all year long

    456
  • 全身
    全身

    quán shēn

    whole body; em (typography)

    457
  • 全体
    全體

    quán tǐ

    all; entire

    458
  • 然后
    然後

    rán hòu

    after; then (afterwards); after that; afterwards

    459

  • ràng

    to yield; to permit; to let sb do sth; to have sb do sth; to make sb (feel sad etc); by (indicates the agent in a passive clause, like 被[bèi])

    460
  • 热情
    熱情

    rè qíng

    cordial; enthusiastic; passion; passionate; passionately

    461
  • 人口
    人口

    rén kǒu

    population; people

    462
  • 人们
    人們

    rén men

    people

    463
  • 人数
    人數

    rén shù

    number of people

    464
  • 认为
    認為

    rèn wéi

    to believe; to think; to consider; to feel

    465
  • 日报
    日報

    rì bào

    daily newspaper

    466
  • 日子
    日子

    rì zi

    day; a (calendar) date; days of one’s life

    467
  • 如果
    如果

    rú guǒ

    if; in case; in the event that

    468
  • 入口
    入口

    rù kǒu

    entrance; to import

    469
  • 商量
    商量

    shāng liang

    to consult; to talk over; to discuss

    470
  • 商人
    商人

    shāng rén

    merchant; businessman

    471
  • 上周
    上週

    shàng zhōu

    last week

    472
  • 少数
    少數

    shǎo shù

    small number; few; minority

    473
  • 少年
    少年

    shào nián

    early youth; youngster; (literary) youth; young man

    474
  • 身边
    身邊

    shēn biān

    at one’s side; on hand

    475
  • 什么样
    什麼樣

    shén me yàng

    what kind?; what sort?; what appearance?

    476

  • shēng

    to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student

    477
  • 生词
    生詞

    shēng cí

    new word (in textbook); word that is unfamiliar or not yet studied

    478
  • 生活
    生活

    shēng huó

    life; activity; to live; livelihood

    479
  • 声音
    聲音

    shēng yīn

    voice; sound

    480

  • shěng

    province

    481

  • shěng

    to save; to economize; to do without; to omit; to leave out

    482
  • 十分
    十分

    shí fēn

    very; completely; utterly; extremely; absolutely; hundred percent; to divide into ten equal parts

    483
  • 实际
    實際

    shí jì

    reality; practice; practical; realistic; real; actual

    484
  • 实习
    實習

    shí xí

    to practice; field work; to intern; internship

    485
  • 实现
    實現

    shí xiàn

    to achieve; to implement; to realize; to bring about

    486
  • 实在
    實在

    shí zài

    really; actually; indeed; true; real; honest; dependable; (philosophy) reality

    487
  • 实在
    實在

    shí zài

    really; actually; indeed; true; real; honest; dependable; (philosophy) reality

    488
  • 食物
    食物

    shí wù

    food

    489
  • 使用
    使用

    shǐ yòng

    to use; to employ; to apply; to make use of

    490

  • shì

    market; city

    491
  • 市长
    市長

    shì zhǎng

    mayor

    492
  • 事情
    事情

    shì qing

    affair; matter; thing; business

    493

  • shōu

    to receive; to accept; to collect; to put away; to restrain; to stop; in care of (used on address line after name)

    494
  • 收到
    收到

    shōu dào

    to receive

    495
  • 收入
    收入

    shōu rù

    to take in; income; revenue

    496
  • 手表
    手錶

    shǒu biǎo

    wrist watch

    497
  • 受到
    受到

    shòu dào

    to receive (praise, an education, punishment etc); to be …ed (praised, educated, punished etc)

    498
  • 舒服
    舒服

    shū fu

    comfortable; feeling well

    499

  • shú

    cooked (of food); ripe (of fruit); mature (of seeds); familiar; skilled; done; also pr. [shóu]

    500

  • shǔ

    to count; to count as; to regard as; to enumerate (sb’s shortcomings)

    501
  • 数字
    數字

    shù zì

    numeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics etc)

    502
  • 水平
    水平

    shuǐ píng

    level (of achievement etc); standard; horizontal

    503
  • 顺利
    順利

    shùn lì

    smoothly; without a hitch

    504
  • 说明
    說明

    shuō míng

    to explain; to illustrate; to indicate; to show; to prove; explanation; directions; caption

    505
  • 司机
    司機

    sī jī

    chauffeur; driver

    506
  • 送到
    送到

    sòng dào

    to send to (somewhere)

    507
  • 送给
    送給

    sòng gěi

    to send; to give as a present

    508

  • suàn

    to regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute

    509
  • 虽然
    雖然

    suī rán

    although; even though; even if

    510
  • 随便
    隨便

    suí biàn

    as one wishes; as one pleases; at random; negligent; casual; wanton

    511
  • 随时
    隨時

    suí shí

    at any time; at all times; at the right time

    512
  • 所以
    所以

    suǒ yǐ

    therefore; as a result; so; the reason why

    513
  • 所有
    所有

    suǒ yǒu

    all; to have; to possess; to own

    514


  • it

    515
  • 它们
    它們

    tā men

    they (for inanimate objects)

    516
  • 太太
    太太

    tài tai

    married woman; Mrs.; Madam; wife

    517
  • 太阳
    太陽

    tài yáng

    sun; abbr. for 太陽穴|太阳穴[tài yáng xué]

    518
  • 态度
    態度

    tài dù

    manner; bearing; attitude; approach

    519
  • 讨论
    討論

    tǎo lùn

    to discuss; to talk over

    520

  • tào

    to cover; to encase; cover; sheath; to overlap; to interleave; to model after; to copy; formula; harness; loop of rope; (fig.) to fish for; to obtain slyly; classifier for sets, collections; bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names); tau (Greek letter Ττ)

    521
  • 特别
    特別

    tè bié

    especially; special; particular; unusual

    522
  • 特点
    特點

    tè diǎn

    characteristic (feature); trait; feature

    523

  • téng

    (it) hurts; sore; to love dearly

    524


  • to carry (hanging down from the hand); to lift; to put forward; to mention; to raise (an issue); upwards character stroke; lifting brush stroke (in painting); scoop for measuring liquid

    525
  • 提出
    提出

    tí chū

    to raise (an issue); to propose; to put forward; to suggest; to post (on a website); to withdraw (cash)

    526
  • 提到
    提到

    tí dào

    to mention; to raise (a subject); to refer to

    527
  • 提高
    提高

    tí gāo

    to raise; to increase; to improve

    528


  • topic; problem for discussion; exam question; subject; to inscribe; to mention

    529
  • 体育
    體育

    tǐ yù

    sports; physical education

    530
  • 体育场
    體育場

    tǐ yù chǎng

    stadium

    531
  • 体育馆
    體育館

    tǐ yù guǎn

    gym; gymnasium; stadium

    532
  • 天上
    天上

    tiān shàng

    celestial; heavenly

    533

  • tiáo

    strip; item; article; clause (of law or treaty); classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)

    534
  • 条件
    條件

    tiáo jiàn

    condition; circumstances; term; factor; requirement; prerequisite; qualification

    535
  • 听讲
    聽講

    tīng jiǎng

    to attend a lecture; to listen to a talk

    536
  • 听说
    聽說

    tīng shuō

    to hear (sth said); one hears (that); hearsay; listening and speaking

    537

  • tíng

    to stop; to halt; to park (a car)

    538
  • 停车
    停車

    tíng chē

    to pull up (stop one’s vehicle); to park; (of a machine) to stop working; to stall

    539
  • 停车场
    停車場

    tíng chē chǎng

    parking lot; car park

    540

  • tǐng

    straight; erect; to stick out (a part of the body); to (physically) straighten up; to support; to withstand; outstanding; (coll.) quite; very; classifier for machine guns

    541
  • 挺好
    挺好

    tǐng hǎo

    very good

    542

  • tōng

    to go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc

    543
  • 通过
    通過

    tōng guò

    by means of; through; via; to pass through; to get through; to adopt; to pass (a bill or inspection etc); to switch over

    544
  • 通知
    通知

    tōng zhī

    to notify; to inform; notice; notification

    545
  • 同时
    同時

    tóng shí

    at the same time; simultaneously

    546
  • 同事
    同事

    tóng shì

    colleague; co-worker

    547
  • 同样
    同樣

    tóng yàng

    same; equal; equivalent

    548

  • tóu

    head; hair style; the top; end; beginning or end; a stub; remnant; chief; boss; side; aspect; first; leading; classifier for pigs or livestock

    549

  • lǐ tou

    suffix for nouns

    550
  • 头发
    頭髮

    tóu fà

    hair (on the head)

    551
  • 图片
    圖片

    tú piàn

    image; picture; photograph

    552

  • tuī

    to push; to cut; to refuse; to reject; to decline; to shirk (responsibility); to put off; to delay; to push forward; to nominate; to elect; massage

    553

  • tuǐ

    leg

    554
  • 外地
    外地

    wài dì

    parts of the country other than where one is

    555
  • 外卖
    外賣

    wài mài

    to go; take out (relates to food bought at a restaurant)

    556

  • wán

    to finish; to be over; whole; complete; entire

    557
  • 完成
    完成

    wán chéng

    to complete; to accomplish

    558
  • 完全
    完全

    wán quán

    complete; whole; totally; entirely

    559
  • 晚安
    晚安

    wǎn’ān

    Good night!; Good evening!

    560
  • 晚报
    晚報

    wǎn bào

    evening newspaper; (in a newspaper’s name) Evening News

    561
  • 晚餐
    晚餐

    wǎn cān

    evening meal; dinner

    562
  • 晚会
    晚會

    wǎn huì

    evening party

    563

  • wǎn

    bowl; cup

    564

  • wàn

    ten thousand; a great number

    565

  • wǎng

    net; network

    566
  • 网球
    網球

    wǎng qiú

    tennis; tennis ball

    567
  • 网站
    網站

    wǎng zhàn

    website; network station; node

    568

  • wǎng

    to go (in a direction); to; towards; (of a train) bound for; past; previous

    569

  • wèi

    because of; for; to

    570
  • 为什么
    為什麼

    wèi shén me

    why?; for what reason?

    571

  • wèi

    position; location; place; seat; classifier for people (honorific); classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes); (physics) potential

    572
  • 味道
    味道

    wèi dào

    flavor; smell; hint of

    573

  • wèi

    hey

    574
  • 温度
    溫度

    wēn dù

    temperature

    575

  • wén

    to hear; news; well-known; famous; reputation; fame; to smell; to sniff at

    576
  • 问路
    問路

    wèn lù

    to ask for directions; to ask the way (to some place)

    577
  • 问题
    問題

    wèn tí

    question; problem; issue; topic

    578
  • 午餐
    午餐

    wǔ cān

    lunch; luncheon

    579
  • 午睡
    午睡

    wǔ shuì

    to take a nap; siesta

    580
  • 西北
    西北

    xī běi

    northwest; Northwest China (Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang)

    581
  • 西餐
    西餐

    xī cān

    Western-style food

    582
  • 西方
    西方

    xī fāng

    the West; the Occident; Western countries

    583
  • 西南
    西南

    xī nán

    southwest

    584
  • 西医
    西醫

    xī yī

    Western medicine; a doctor trained in Western medicine

    585
  • 习惯
    習慣

    xí guàn

    habit; custom; usual practice; to be used to

    586
  • 洗衣机
    洗衣機

    xǐ yī jī

    washer; washing machine

    587
  • 洗澡
    洗澡

    xǐ zǎo

    to bathe; to take a shower

    588

  • xià

    down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc); measure word to show the frequency of an action

    589
  • 下雪
    下雪

    xià xuě

    to snow

    590
  • 下周
    下週

    xià zhōu

    next week

    591
  • 夏天
    夏天

    xià tiān

    summer

    592
  • 相同
    相同

    xiāng tóng

    identical; same

    593
  • 相信
    相信

    xiāng xìn

    to be convinced (that sth is true); to believe; to accept sth as true

    594

  • xiǎng

    echo; sound; noise; to make a sound; to sound; to ring; loud; classifier for noises

    595
  • 想到
    想到

    xiǎng dào

    to think of; to call to mind; to anticipate

    596
  • 想法
    想法

    xiǎng fǎ

    way of thinking; opinion; notion; to think of a way (to do sth)

    597
  • 想起
    想起

    xiǎng qǐ

    to recall; to think of; to call to mind

    598

  • xiàng

    towards; to face; to turn towards; direction; to support; to side with; shortly before; formerly; always; all along

    599
  • 相机
    相機

    xiàng jī

    camera (abbr. for 照相機|照相机[zhào xiàng jī]); at the opportune moment; as the circumstances allow

    600

  • xiàng

    to resemble; to be like; to look as if; such as; appearance; image; portrait; image under a mapping (math.)

    601

  • xiǎo wáng

    small; tiny; few; young

    602
  • 小声
    小聲

    xiǎo shēng

    in a low voice; (speak) in whispers

    603
  • 小时候
    小時候

    xiǎo shí hou

    in one’s childhood

    604
  • 小说
    小說

    xiǎo shuō

    novel; fiction

    605
  • 小心
    小心

    xiǎo xīn

    to be careful; to take care

    606
  • 小组
    小組

    xiǎo zǔ

    group

    607
  • 校园
    校園

    xiào yuán

    campus

    608
  • 校长
    校長

    xiào zhǎng

    (college, university) president; headmaster

    609
  • 笑话
    笑話

    xiào huà

    joke; jest; to laugh at; to mock

    610
  • 笑话
    笑話

    xiào huàr

    joke; jest; to laugh at; to mock

    611

  • xié

    shoe

    612
  • 心里
    心裡

    xīn lǐ

    chest; heart; mind

    613
  • 心情
    心情

    xīn qíng

    mood; frame of mind

    614
  • 心中
    心中

    xīn zhōng

    central point; in one’s thoughts; in one’s heart

    615
  • 新闻
    新聞

    xīn wén

    news

    616

  • xìn

    letter; mail; to trust; to believe; to profess faith in; truthful; confidence; trust; at will; at random

    617
  • 信号
    信號

    xìn hào

    signal

    618
  • 信息
    信息

    xìn xī

    information; news; message

    619
  • 信心
    信心

    xìn xīn

    confidence; faith (in sb or sth)

    620
  • 信用卡
    信用卡

    xìn yòng kǎ

    credit card

    621
  • 星星
    星星

    xīng xing

    star in the sky

    622
  • 行动
    行動

    xíng dòng

    operation; action; to move; mobile

    623
  • 行人
    行人

    xíng rén

    pedestrian; traveler on foot; passer-by; official responsible for arranging audiences with the emperor

    624
  • 行为
    行為

    xíng wéi

    action; conduct; behavior; activity

    625

  • xìng

    family name; surname; to be surnamed

    626
  • 姓名
    姓名

    xìng míng

    surname and given name; full name

    627
  • 休假
    休假

    xiū jià

    to take a vacation; to go on holiday

    628
  • 许多
    許多

    xǔ duō

    many; a lot of; much

    629

  • xuǎn

    to choose; to pick; to select; to elect

    630
  • 学期
    學期

    xué qī

    term; semester

    631

  • xuě

    snow; snowfall; to have the appearance of snow; to wipe away, off or out; to clean

    632
  • 颜色
    顏色

    yán sè

    color; countenance; appearance; facial expression; pigment; dyestuff

    633

  • yǎn

    eye; small hole; crux (of a matter); classifier for big hollow things (wells, stoves, pots etc)

    634
  • 眼睛
    眼睛

    yǎn jing

    eye

    635

  • yǎng

    to raise (animals); to bring up (children); to keep (pets); to support; to give birth

    636
  • 样子
    樣子

    yàng zi

    appearance; manner; pattern; model

    637
  • 要求
    要求

    yāo qiú

    to request; to require; requirement; to stake a claim; to ask; to demand

    638

  • yào

    medicine; drug; substance used for a specific purpose (e.g. poisoning, explosion, fermenting); to poison

    639
  • 药店
    藥店

    yào diàn

    pharmacy

    640
  • 药片
    藥片

    yào piàn

    a (medicine) pill or tablet

    641
  • 药水
    藥水

    yào shuǐ

    medicine in liquid form; bottled medicine; lotion

    642
  • 也许
    也許

    yě xǔ

    perhaps; maybe

    643


  • night

    644
  • 夜里
    夜裡

    yè lǐ

    during the night; at night; nighttime

    645
  • 一部分
    一部分

    yí bù fen

    portion; part of; subset

    646
  • 一定
    一定

    yí dìng

    surely; certainly; necessarily; fixed; a certain (extent etc); given; particular; must

    647
  • 一共
    一共

    yí gòng

    altogether

    648
  • 一会儿
    一會兒

    yí huìr

    a moment; a while; in a moment; now…now…; also pr. [yī huǐ r]

    649
  • 一路平安
    一路平安

    yí lù píng’ān

    to have a pleasant journey; Bon voyage!

    650
  • 一路顺风
    一路順風

    yí lù shùn fēng

    to have a pleasant journey (idiom)

    651
  • 已经
    已經

    yǐ jīng

    already

    652
  • 以后
    以後

    yǐ hòu

    after; later; afterwards; following; later on; in the future

    653
  • 以前
    以前

    yǐ qián

    before; formerly; previous; ago

    654
  • 以上
    以上

    yǐ shàng

    that level or higher; that amount or more; the above-mentioned; (used to indicate that one has completed one’s remarks) That is all.

    655
  • 以外
    以外

    yǐ wài

    apart from; other than; except for; external; outside of; on the other side of; beyond

    656
  • 以为
    以為

    yǐ wéi

    to think (i.e. to take it to be true that …) (Usually there is an implication that the notion is mistaken – except when expressing one’s own current opinion.)

    657
  • 以下
    以下

    yǐ xià

    that level or lower; that amount or less; the following

    658
  • 椅子
    椅子

    yǐ zi

    chair

    659
  • 一般
    一般

    yì bān

    same; ordinary; so-so; common; general; generally; in general

    660
  • 一点点
    一點點

    yì diǎn diǎn

    a little bit

    661
  • 一生
    一生

    yī shēng

    all one’s life; throughout one’s life

    662
  • 一直
    一直

    yì zhí

    straight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of … up to …; all along

    663
  • 亿


    100 million

    664
  • 意见
    意見

    yì jiàn

    idea; opinion; suggestion; objection; complaint

    665
  • 意思
    意思

    yì si

    idea; opinion; meaning; wish; desire; interest; fun; token of appreciation, affection etc; to give as a small token; to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc

    666
  • 因为
    因為

    yīn wèi

    because; owing to; on account of

    667

  • yīn

    overcast (weather); cloudy; shady; Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang); negative (electric.); feminine; moon; implicit; hidden; genitalia

    668
  • 阴天
    陰天

    yīn tiān

    cloudy day; overcast sky

    669
  • 音节
    音節

    yīn jié

    syllable

    670
  • 音乐
    音樂

    yīn yuè

    music

    671
  • 音乐会
    音樂會

    yīn yuè huì

    concert

    672
  • 银行
    銀行

    yín háng

    bank

    673
  • 银行卡
    銀行卡

    yín háng kǎ

    bank card; ATM card

    674
  • 应该
    應該

    yīng gāi

    ought to; should; must

    675
  • 英文
    英文

    Yīng wén

    English (language)

    676
  • 英语
    英語

    Yīngyǔ

    English (language)

    677
  • 影片
    影片

    yǐng piàn

    film; movie

    678
  • 影响
    影響

    yǐng xiǎng

    influence; effect; to influence; to affect (usually adversely); to disturb

    679
  • 永远
    永遠

    yǒng yuǎn

    forever; eternal

    680

  • yóu

    oil; fat; grease; petroleum; to apply tung oil, paint or varnish; oily; greasy; glib; cunning

    681
  • 游客
    遊客

    yóu kè

    traveler; tourist; (online gaming) guest player

    682
  • 友好
    友好

    yǒu hǎo

    friendly; amicable; close friend

    683
  • 有空
    有空

    yǒu kòngr

    to have time (to do sth)

    684
  • 有人
    有人

    yǒu rén

    someone; people; anyone; there is someone there; occupied (as in restroom)

    685
  • 有点儿
    有點兒

    yǒu yì diǎnr

    slightly; a little; somewhat

    686
  • 有意思
    有意思

    yǒu yì si

    interesting; meaningful; enjoyable; fun

    687

  • yòu

    (once) again; also; both… and…; and yet; (used for emphasis) anyway

    688


  • fish

    689
  • 语言
    語言

    yǔ yán

    language

    690
  • 原来
    原來

    yuán lái

    original; former; originally; formerly; at first; so, actually, as it turns out

    691
  • 原因
    原因

    yuán yīn

    cause; origin; root cause; reason

    692

  • yuàn

    courtyard; institution

    693
  • 院长
    院長

    yuàn zhǎng

    the head of an institution whose name ends in 院[yuàn]; chair of a board; president of a university; department head; dean; premier of the Republic of China

    694
  • 院子
    院子

    yuàn zi

    courtyard; garden; yard; patio; (old) servant

    695
  • 愿意
    願意

    yuàn yì

    to wish; to want; ready; willing (to do sth)

    696
  • 月份
    月份

    yuè fèn

    month

    697
  • 月亮
    月亮

    yuè liang

    the moon

    698

  • yuè

    to exceed; to climb over; to surpass; the more… the more

    699
  • 越来越
    越來越

    yuè lái yuè

    more and more

    700

  • yún

    cloud

    701
  • 运动
    運動

    yùn dòng

    to move; to exercise; sports; exercise; motion; movement; campaign

    702

  • zán

    I or me; we (including both the speaker and the person spoken to)

    703
  • 咱们
    咱們

    zán men

    we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to); (dialect) I or me; (dialect) (in a coaxing or familiar way) you; also pr. [zá men]

    704

  • zāng

    dirty; filthy

    705
  • 早餐
    早餐

    zǎo cān

    breakfast

    706
  • 早晨
    早晨

    zǎo chén

    early morning

    707
  • 早就
    早就

    zǎo jiù

    already at an earlier time

    708
  • 怎么办
    怎麼辦

    zěn me bàn

    what’s to be done

    709
  • 怎么样
    怎麼樣

    zěn me yàng

    how?; how about?; how was it?; how are things?

    710
  • 怎样
    怎樣

    zěn yàng

    how; what kind

    711

  • zhàn

    to take possession of; to occupy; to take up

    712

  • zhàn

    station; to stand; to halt; to stop; branch of a company or organization; website

    713
  • 站住
    站住

    zhàn zhù

    to stand

    714

  • zhǎng

    chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop; to increase; to enhance

    715
  • 长大
    長大

    zhǎng dà

    to grow up

    716
  • 找出
    找出

    zhǎo chū

    to find; to search out

    717
  • 照顾
    照顧

    zhào gù

    to take care of; to show consideration; to attend to; to look after

    718
  • 照片
    照片

    zhào piàn

    photograph; picture

    719
  • 照相
    照相

    zhào xiàng

    to take a photograph

    720
  • 这么
    這麼

    zhè me

    so much; this much; how much?; this way; like this

    721
  • 这时候
    這時候

    zhè shí hou

    at this time, at that time

    722
  • 这样
    這樣

    zhè yàng

    this kind of; so; this way; like this; such

    723
  • 真正
    真正

    zhēn zhèng

    genuine; real; true; genuinely

    724
  • 正常
    正常

    zhèng cháng

    regular; normal; ordinary

    725
  • 正好
    正好

    zhèng hǎo

    just (in time); just right; just enough; to happen to; to chance to; by chance; it just so happens that

    726
  • 正确
    正確

    zhèng què

    correct; proper

    727
  • 正是
    正是

    zhèng shì

    (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated); precisely; exactly; even; if; just like; in the same way as

    728
  • 直接
    直接

    zhí jiē

    direct; opposite: indirect 間接|间接; immediate; directly; straightforward

    729

  • zhǐ

    only; merely; just; but

    730
  • 只能
    只能

    zhǐ néng

    can only; obliged to do sth; to have no other choice

    731
  • 只要
    只要

    zhǐ yào

    if only; so long as

    732

  • zhǐ

    paper; classifier for documents, letter etc

    733
  • 中餐
    中餐

    zhōng cān

    Chinese meal; Chinese food

    734
  • 中级
    中級

    zhōng jí

    middle level (in a hierarchy)

    735
  • 中年
    中年

    zhōng nián

    middle age

    736
  • 中小学
    中小學

    zhōng xiǎo xué

    elementary and middle school

    737
  • 中心
    中心

    zhōng xīn

    center; heart; core

    738
  • 中医
    中醫

    zhōng yī

    traditional Chinese medical science; a doctor trained in Chinese medicine

    739
  • 重点
    重點

    zhòng diǎn

    important point; main point; focus; key (project etc); to focus on; to put the emphasis on

    740
  • 重视
    重視

    zhòng shì

    to attach importance to sth; to value

    741

  • zhōu

    week; weekly

    742
  • 周末
    週末

    zhōu mò

    weekend

    743
  • 周年
    週年

    zhōu nián

    anniversary; annual

    744
  • 主人
    主人

    zhǔ rén

    master; host; owner

    745
  • 主要
    主要

    zhǔ yào

    main; principal; major; primary

    746
  • 住房
    住房

    zhù fáng

    housing

    747
  • 住院
    住院

    zhù yuàn

    to be in hospital; to be hospitalized

    748

  • zhuāng

    adornment; to adorn; dress; clothing; costume (of an actor in a play); to play a role; to pretend; to install; to fix; to wrap (sth in a bag); to load; to pack

    749
  • 准确
    準確

    zhǔn què

    accurate; exact; precise

    750
  • 自己
    自己

    zì jǐ

    oneself; one’s own

    751
  • 自行车
    自行車

    zì xíng chē

    bicycle; bike

    752
  • 自由
    自由

    zì yóu

    freedom; free; liberty

    753
  • 字典
    字典

    zì diǎn

    dictionary; character dictionary

    754
  • 走过
    走過

    zǒu guò

    to walk past; to pass by

    755
  • 走进
    走進

    zǒu jìn

    to enter

    756
  • 走开
    走開

    zǒu kāi

    to leave; to walk away; to beat it; to move aside

    757


  • to hire; to rent; to charter; to rent out; to lease out; rent; land tax

    758


  • to form; to organize; group; team; classifier for sets, series, groups of people, batteries

    759
  • 组成
    組成

    zǔ chéng

    to form; to make up; to constitute

    760
  • 组长
    組長

    zǔ zhǎng

    group leader

    761

  • zuǐ

    mouth; beak; nozzle; spout (of teapot etc)

    762
  • 最近
    最近

    zuì jìn

    recently; soon; nearest

    763
  • 作家
    作家

    zuò jiā

    author

    764
  • 作文
    作文

    zuò wén

    to write an essay; composition (student essay)

    765
  • 作业
    作業

    zuò yè

    school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate

    766
  • 作用
    作用

    zuò yòng

    to act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization

    767

  • zuò

    seat; base; stand; classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects

    768
  • 座位
    座位

    zuò wèi

    seat

    769
  • 做到
    做到

    zuò dào

    to accomplish; to achieve

    770
  • 做法
    做法

    zuò fǎ

    way of handling sth; method for making; work method; recipe; practice

    771
  • 做饭
    做飯

    zuò fàn

    to prepare a meal; to cook

    772

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