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NEW HSK 1 Complete Chinese Vocabulary List with Examples and Audios – 500 Commonly Used Chinese Words When Learning Mandarin

What is a better way to learn and memorize the new HSK 1 Chinese vocabulary? Keats School prepared this new HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary List with examples and audio to facilitate your Mandarin learning. After mastering these 500 commonly used Chinese words, you will make huge progress on your Chinese Mandarin. You will also find that the new HSK is not that difficult to learn by following KEATS learning tips, especially if you plan to learn Chinese in China with Keats and take the HSK Preparation Course; self-learning this vocabulary list before you come can really speed up your learning at Keats.

NEW HSK 1 (2021) Complete Chinese Vocabulary List with Audios

Words

(Part of Speech)

Meaning Examples

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with A 

ài

v

to like, to love 1. I love coffee.

wǒ ài kā fēi

我爱咖啡。

2. He loves cats.

tā ài māo

他爱猫。

3. She loves dogs.

tā ài gǒu

她爱狗。

4. They like painting.

tā men ài huà huà

他们爱画画。

ài hào

爱好

n

hobbies 1. She has plenty of hobbies.

tā yǒu hěn duō ài hào

她有很多爱好

2. What is your hobby?

nǐ de ài hào shì shén me

你的爱好是什么?

3. My hobby is reading and traveling.

wǒ de ài hào shì kàn shū hé lǚ yóu

我的爱好是看书和旅游。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with B

num

eight 1. He is an eight years old boy.

tā shì yí gè bā suì de nán hái

他是一个八岁的男孩。

2. This ice cream costs 8 RMB.

zhè gè bīng qí lín bā kuài qián

这个冰淇淋8块钱。

bà bà /bà

爸爸/

n

father 1. My father is a teacher.

wǒ bà bà shì yì míng jiào shī

我爸爸是一名教师。

2. The Chinese word for “father” is“爸爸/爸.”

“father”de zhōng wén shì “bà bà /bà ”

“father”的中文是“爸爸/爸”。

ba

part

modal particle Let’s go out for dinner together this evening!

jīn wǎn wǒ men yì qǐ chū qù chī fàn ba

今晚我们一起出去吃饭吧!

bái

白(形)

adj

white color 1. The snowflake is in white.

xuě huā shì bái sè de

雪花是白色的。

2. She loves wearing a white dress.

tā xǐ huān chuān bái sè de qún zǐ

她喜欢穿白色的裙子。

bái tiān

白天

n

day time 1. The weather is scorching hot during the daytime here.

bái tiān tiān qì mēn rè

白天天气闷热。

2. Most people work in the daytime and have fun in the nighttime.

dà duō shù rén zài bái tiān gōng zuò, zài wǎn shàng wán lè

大多数人在白天工作,在晚上玩乐。

bǎi

Num.-m

a hundred 1. There are a hundred students.

zhè lǐ yǒu yì bǎi gè xué shēng

这里有一百个学生。

2. This meal costs two hundred yuan.

zhè dùn fàn huā le liǎng bǎi kuài

这顿饭花了两百块。

bān

n

class 1. There are more interactions in the small group classes.

xiǎo bān kè táng shàng kě yǐ jìn háng gèng duō hù dòng

小班课堂上可以进行更多互动。

2. There are three classes in this grade.

zhè gè nián jí yí gòng yǒu sān gè bān jí

这个年级一共有三个班级。

bàn

adj

Half; in the middle 1. He draws a half-circle.

tā huà le yí gè bàn yuán

他画了一个半圆。

2. I wake up at midnight.

wǒ bàn yè xǐng lái

我半夜醒来。

bàn nián

半年

adj

Half of a year 1. I have studied and lived in China for half of a year.

wǒ zài zhōng guó xué xí hé shēng huó le bàn nián

我在中国学习和生活了半年。

2. She will visit China in half a year.

tā bàn nián hòu huì qù zhōng guó

她半年后会去中国。

bàn tiān

半天

adj

Half of a day 1. He spent almost half of a day studying this Chinese word.

tā huā le bàn tiān lái xué xí zhè gè zhōng wén dān cí

他花了半天来学习这个中文单词。

2. He cannot understand even though the teacher has explained this for half of a day.

lǎo shī yǐ jīng jiě shì le bàn tiān, tā réng rán tīng bù dǒng

老师已经解释了半天,他仍然听不懂。

bāng

v

To help 1. Could you please open the door for me?

kě yǐ qǐng nǐ bāng wǒ kāi yí xià mén ma

可以请你帮我开一下门吗?

2. She helps me a lot.

tā bāng le wǒ hěn duō

她帮了我很多。

bāng máng

帮忙

v,n

To help; assistance/help 1. Thank you for your help.

duō xiè nǐ bāng máng

多谢你帮忙。

2. I’d like to help him, but there is nothing I can do.

wǒ hěn xiǎng bāng máng,kě xī shí zài wú néng wéi lì

我很想帮忙,可惜实在无能为力。

bāo

n

bag 1. I like this bag in black.

wǒ xǐ huān zhè gè hēi sè de bāo

我喜欢这个黑色的包。

2. Please open your bag and take the book out.

qǐng dǎ kāi nǐ de bāo, bǎ shū ná chū lái

请打开你的包,把书拿出来。

bāo zǐ

包子

n

Steamed stuffed bun 1. Steamed stuffed bun is a kind of common Chinese breakfast.

bāo zǐ shì yì zhǒng cháng jiàn de zhōng shì zǎo cān

包子是一种常见的中式早餐。

2. I like having a steamed vegetable stuffed bun.

wǒ xǐ huān chī cài bāo zǐ

我喜欢吃菜包子。

bēi

m

A cup/glass of 1. Please give me a glass of water.

qǐng gěi wǒ yì bēi shuǐ

请给我一杯水。

2. I drank cups of coffee.

wǒ hē le jǐ bēi kā fēi

我喝了几杯咖啡。

bēi zǐ

杯子

n

cups 1. I broke some cups accidentally.

wǒ bù xiǎo xīn dǎ làn le jǐ gè bēi zǐ

我不小心打烂了几个杯子。

2. She has many beautiful cups.

tā yǒu hěn duō piāo liàng de bēi zǐ

她有很多漂亮的杯子。

běi

n

The north We will keep launching forward toward the north. 

wǒ men jì xù xiàng běi qián jìn

我们继续向北前进。

běi biān

北边

n

The northern direction/side Beijing city is located on the northern side of China.

běi jīng zuò luò zài zhōng guó de běi biān

北京坐落在中国的北边。

běi jīng

北京

n

The name of the capital city of China Beijing is the capital city of the Republic of China.

běi jīng shì zhōng huá rén mín gòng hé guó de shǒu dōu

北京是中华人民共和国的首都。

běn

本(量)

m

The measure word of books/magazines 1. This friction is very interesting.

zhè běn xiǎo shuō hěn yǒu yì sī

这本小说很有意思。

2. This book is written by her.

zhè běn shū shì tā xiě de

这本书是她写的。

běn zǐ

本子

n

Book/notebook 1. I need a few notebooks.

wǒ xū yào jǐ gè běn zǐ

我需要几个本子。

2. He gave this book to me.

tā gěi le wǒ zhè gè běn zǐ

他给了我这个本子。

v

to compare with 1. He is older than me.

tā bǐ wǒ nián jì dà

他比我年纪大。

2. She is shorter than me.

tā bǐ wǒ ǎi

她比我矮。

bié

别(副)

adv

Advise sb not to do 1. Don’t eat that, for it is too spicy.

bié chī zhè gè, tài là le

别吃这个,太辣了。

2. Don’t smoke in the hospital.

bié zài yī yuàn lǐ chōu yān

别在医院里抽烟。

bié de

别的

adv

Another; other 1. I would like to try other flavors of ice cream.

wǒ xiǎng shì shì bié de kǒu wèi de bīng qí lín

我想试试别的口味的冰淇淋。

2. Other places also have this custom

bié de dì fāng yě yǒu zhè zhǒng fēng sú

别的地方也有这种风俗。

bié rén

别人

n

Others; other people 1. I like a different colour from others.

wǒ xǐ huān hé bié rén bù yí yàng de yán sè

我喜欢和别人不一样的颜色。

2. Other people cannot make the decision for you.

bié rén bù néng tì nǐ zuò jué dìng

别人不能替你做决定。

bìng

n

Illness; sickness 1. She was absent through sickness.

tā yīn bìng quē xí

她因病缺席。

2. He died after a long illness.

tā bìng le hěn jiǔ yǐ hòu jiù sǐ le

他病了很久以后就死了。

bìng rén

病人

n

patients 1. Many patients in the hospital were more ill than she was.

yī yuàn lǐ xǔ duō bìng rén bìng dé bǐ tā zhòng

医院里许多病人病得比她重。

2. The doctor is rescuing a critical patient.

yī shēng zhèng zài qiǎng jiù yí gè wēi jí de bìng rén

医生正在抢救一个危急的病人。

bú dà

不大

adj

Not much/not very 1. There is not much difference in appearance between the two brothers.

tā men xiōng dì liǎ de xiàng mào qū bié bú dà

他们兄弟俩的相貌区别不大。

2. It seems not very possible to learn to speak Chinese within a month.

xiǎng zài yí gè yuè yǐ nèi xué huì shuō zhōng wén sì hū bú dà kě néng

想在一个月以内学会说中文似乎不大可能。

bú duì

不对

adj

Not right/incorrect 1. What you’re doing is not right.

nǐ zhè yàng zuò shì bú duì de

你这样做是不对的。

2. This answer is incorrect.

zhè gè dá àn shì bú duì de

这个答案是不对的。

bú kè qì

不客气

phrase

You’re welcome A: Thank you

  xiè xiè nǐ

  谢谢你

B: You’re welcome.

bú kè qì 

不客气

bú yòng

不用

adv

No need to You can finish the HSK-1 course in less than a few months.

bú yòng jǐ gè yuè de shí jiān ,nǐ jiù kě yǐ xué wán HSK-1 de kè chéng

不用几个月的时间,你就可以学完HSK-1的课程。

adv

Not; to indicate denying 1. I don’t like smoking.

wǒ bù xǐ huān chōu yān

我不喜欢抽烟。

2. Fried foods are not healthy.

yóu zhá shí pǐn bú jiàn kāng

油炸食品不健康。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with C

cài

n

Dishes; food materials 1. This dish tastes very delicious.

zhè dào cài fēi cháng hǎo chī

这道菜非常好吃。

2. I’m going to the market to buy some food materials.

wǒ qù shì chǎng mǎi cài

我去市场买菜。

chá

n

tea 1. Would you like some tea?

nǐ yào bú yào hē diǎn chá

你要不要喝点茶?

2. Green Tea is my favourite drinking.

lǜ chá shì wǒ zuì xǐ huān de yǐn liào

绿茶是我最喜欢的饮料。

3. Pu’er Tea is a kind of famous Chinese tea.

pǔ ěr chá shì zhōng guó de yì zhǒng míng chá

普洱茶是中国的一种名茶。

chà

adj

Not good; bad; poor condition/quality 1. The environment here is too bad.

zhè lǐ de huán jìng tài chà le

这里的环境太差了。

2. His family conditions are relatively poor.

tā de jiā tíng tiáo jiàn bǐ jiào chà

他的家庭条件比较差。

3. The clothes of this brand are of poor quality.

zhè gè pǐn pái de yī fú zhì liàng hěn chà

这个品牌的衣服质量很差。

cháng

adj

Constant; fixed; invariable 1. This mountain is covered with snow and ice all year round.

zhè zuò shān cháng nián bèi bīng xuě fù gài

这座山常年被冰雪覆盖。

2. Usually, he is taciturn, but today he is uncharacteristic.

píng shí, tā chén mò guǎ yán, jīn tiān què yì fǎn cháng tài

平时,他沉默寡言,今天却一反常态。

3. Some battles you win, some battles you lose.

shèng bài nǎi bīng jiā cháng shì

胜败乃兵家常事。

cháng cháng

常常

adv

Frequently; often 1. She often reminisces about the past in the middle of the night.

tā cháng cháng zài yè shēn shí zhuī yì guò qù

她常常在夜深时追忆过去。

2. I often go to this cafe.

wǒ cháng cháng qù zhè jiā kā fēi tīng

我常常去这家咖啡厅。

chàng

v

To sing; to call out 1. He used to sing for a living.

tā céng jīng yǐ chàng xì wéi shēng

他曾经以唱戏为生。

2. After the votes were called out, he became the new chairman.

chàng piào wán bì ,tā dāng shàng le xīn yí rèn de zhǔ xí

唱票完毕,他当上了新一任的主席。

chàng gē

唱歌

v

To sing songs 1. He is singing while dancing at the same time.

tā yì biān chàng gē, yì biān tiào wǔ

他一边唱歌,一边跳舞。

2. The birds are singing happily outside the window.

xiǎo niǎo zài chuāng wài kuài huó de chàng gē

小鸟在窗外快活地唱歌。

chē

n

Car; vehicle 1. There are many cars parked in the square.

guǎng chǎng shàng tíng fàng zhe xǔ duō chē

广场上停放着许多车。

2. Pedestrians and vehicles coming and going on the street.

dà jiē shàng xíng rén hé chē liàng lái lái wǎng wǎng

大街上行人和车辆来来往往。

chē piào

车票

n

ticket I have bought a ticket for the holiday tour.

wǒ yǐ jīng mǎi hǎo le jià qī lǚ yóu de chē piào

我已经买好了假期旅游的车票。

chē shàng

车上

adv

On a car/vehicle 1. They put their luggage in the vehicle.

tā men bǎ xíng lǐ fàng zài chē shàng

他们把行李放在车上。

2. The car crashed, killing all 18 people on the vehicle.

qì chē zhuàng huǐ, chē shàng suǒ yǒu shí bā rén sàng shēng

汽车撞毁,车上所有十八人丧生。

chē zhàn

车站

n

Bus station 1. As soon as I arrived at the station, the car left.

wǒ gāng dào chē zhàn, chē jiù kāi le

我刚到车站,车就开了。

2. The station is very close to the school.

chē zhàn lí xué xiào hěn jìn

车站离学校很近。

chī

v

To eat; to have foods 1. He was eating a hot dog.

tā zài chī rè gǒu

他在吃热狗。 2. Many international students like to eat Chinese food.

hěn duō liú xué shēng xǐ huān chī zhōng guó cài

很多留学生喜欢吃中国菜。

chī fàn

吃饭

v

To have a meal; to eat/have foods 1. At night, some of us watch TV, some eat food, and some are playing on the computer.

wǎn shàng de shí hòu wǒ men yǒu de kàn diàn shì, yǒu de chī fàn, yǒu de wán diàn nǎo

晚上的时候我们有的看电视,有的吃饭,有的玩电脑。

2. I’m delighted to hear that you are going to invite me for dinner.

tīng shuō nǐ yào qǐng wǒ chī fàn, wǒ hěn gāo xìng

听说你要请我吃饭,我很高兴。

chū

v

to grow up; to go; to appear/show; to produce; to bring out; to issue 1. The big tree has grown tender leaves.

dà shù zhǎng chū le nèn nèn de shù yè

大树长出了嫩嫩的树叶。

2. He is out.

tā chū mén le

他出门了。

3. A rainbow appeared in the sky after rain.

yǔ hòu de tiān kōng zhōng chū xiàn le yí dào cǎi hóng

雨后的天空中出现了一道彩虹。

4. The newly produced wheat is of good quality.

xīn chū chǎn de xiǎo mài zhì liàng yōu liáng

新出产的小麦质量优良。

5. The clerk took out the shoes from the shop window.

diàn yuán qǔ chū le chú chuāng lǐ de xié zǐ

店员取出了橱窗里的鞋子。

6. His latest book is very popular.

tā zuì jìn chū bǎn de xīn shū fēi cháng chàng xiāo

他最近出版的新书非常畅销。

chū lái

出来

v

To come out 1. The smell of roasted duck floated out from the stove.

kǎo yā de xiāng wèi cóng lú zǐ lǐ piāo le chū lái

烤鸭的香味从炉子里飘了出来。

2. She slowly walked out from behind the scenes.

tā huǎn huǎn de cóng mù hòu zǒu le chū lái

她缓缓地从幕后走了出来。

chū qù

出去

v

To go out 1. He often goes out for a run in the morning.

tā cháng cháng zài zǎo chén chū qù pǎo bù

他常常在早晨出去跑步。

2. This news must not be revealed

zhè gè xiāo xī jué bù néng tòu lù chū qù

这个消息决不能透露出去。

chuān

穿

v

to pass through; to wear/wearing 1. They passed through the woods and reached their destination.

tā men chuān guò shù lín ,dào dá le mù dì dì

他们穿过树林,到达了目的地。

2. She is decently dressed.

tā de chuān dài dǎ bàn hěn tǐ miàn

她的穿戴打扮很体面。

chuáng

床 

n

the bed; something in shape like a bed She is lying on the bed.

tā tǎng zài chuáng shàng

她躺在床上。

m

Number

(measure word)

1. This athlete has won two championships this year.

zhè gè yùn dòng yuán jīn nián yíng dé le sān cì guan jūn

这个运动员今年赢得了三次冠军。

2. She goes jogging twice a day in the morning and evening

tā měi tiān zǎo wǎn pǎo bù duàn liàn liǎng cì

她每天早晚跑步锻炼两次

cóng

Prep; adv

From; through; never 1. It takes about 6 hours to take the high-speed rail from Shanghai to Beijing.

cóng shàng hǎi dào běi jīng yào zuò dà yuē 6 gè xiǎo shí de gāo tiě

从上海到北京要坐大约6个小时的高铁。

2. I walked through the grass.

wǒ cóng cǎo cóng zhōng zǒu guò

我从草丛中走过。

3. I never heard of this person.

wǒ cóng méi tīng shuō guò zhè gè rén

我从没听说过这个人。

cuò

adj

Wrong; erroneous; incorrect 1. That is the wrong answer.

dá àn cuò wù

答案错误。

2. I made erroneous assumptions.

wǒ zuò le cuò wù de jiǎ shè

我做了错误的假设。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with D

v

To heat/beat; to send out; to make; to hold; to break; to issue; to get; to dispel; to play 1. She is beating drums

tā zài dǎ gǔ

她在打鼓。

2. He called her several times

tā gěi tā dǎ le hǎo jǐ cì diàn huà

他给她打了好几次电话。

3. These golds are used to make jewelry.

zhè xiē jīn zǐ shì yòng lái dǎ shǒu shì de

这些金子是用来打首饰的。

4. to hold the lantern

dǎ dēng lóng

打灯笼

5. I broke the plate

wǒ bǎ pán zǐ dǎ pò le

我把盘子打破了。

6. They like to play basketball together on weekends.

tā men xǐ huān zhōu mò yì qǐ dǎ lán qiú

他们喜欢周末一起打篮球。

dǎ chē

打车

v

To take a taxi/by taxi I take a taxi to school

wǒ dǎ chē qù xué xiào shàng kè

我打车去学校上课。

dǎ diàn huà

打电话

v

To make a phone call He called her several times

tā gěi tā dǎ le hǎo jǐ cì diàn huà

他给她打了好几次电话。

dǎ kāi

打开

v

To open up; to turn on 1. She opens up the door.

tā dǎ kāi le mén

她打开了门。

2. I turn the TV on.

wǒ dǎ kāi le diàn shì jī

我打开了电视机

dǎ qiú

打球

v

To play balls I like to play balls with my friends.

wǒ xǐ huān hé péng yǒu yì qǐ dǎ qiú

我喜欢和朋友一起打球。

adj

Big;huge;large 1. This is a big tree.

zhè shì yì kē dà shù

这是一颗大树。

2. Her career has achieved huge success

tā de shì yè qǔ dé le jù dà de chéng jiù

她的事业取得了巨大的成就。

3. I would like to buy a T-shirt in a Large size.

wǒ xiǎng yào yí jiàn dà mǎ de T xù

我想要一件大码的T恤。

dà xué

大学

n

university; college I’m going to apply for a college this year.

wǒ jīn nián yào shēn qǐng dà xué

我今年要申请大学。

dà xué shēng

大学生

n

College students He is a college student.

tā shì yì míng dà xué shēng

他是一名大学生。

dào

v

To arrive 1. Where are you?

nǐ dào nǎ lǐ le

你到哪里了?

2. I have arrived in Beijing.

wǒ yǐ jīng dào běi jīng le

我已经到北京了。

dé dào

得到

v

To get; to obtain; to receive 1. At school, we got guidance and help from the teacher

zài xué xiào, wǒ men dé dào le lǎo shī de zhǐ dǎo hé bāng zhù

在学校,我们得到了老师的指导和帮助。

2. He received a scholarship.

tā dé dào le jiǎng xué jīn

他得到了奖学金。

de

part

Structural particle 地 only occurs after an adverbial adjunct. It is the signal of adverbials. 1. The students listened to the teacher very seriously.

xué shēng men hěn rèn zhēn de tīng kè

学生们很认真地听课。

2. He studies Chinese very hard.

tā hěn nǔ lì de xué xí zhōng wén

他很努力地学习中文。

de

part

Structural particle 的 only occurs after an attributive modifier.  It is the signal of attribution. 1. She has pretty eyes.

tā de yǎn jīng hěn piào liàng

她的眼睛很漂亮。

2. My bike is broken.

wǒ de zì xíng chē huài le

我的自行车坏了。

děng

等(动)

v

To wait 1. I’m waiting for the teacher

wǒ zài děng lǎo shī

我在等老师。

2. He is waiting for her call

tā zài děng tā de diàn huà

他在等她的电话。

3. People are waiting for the bus at the station.

rén men zài chē zhàn děng gōng jiāo chē

人们在车站等公交车。

n

The ground; the earth 1. The ground was covered with a layer of ice.

dì shàng fù gài le yì céng bīng

地上覆盖了一层冰。

2. The leaves fell on the ground.

shù yè luò zài le dì shàng

树叶落在了地上。

dì fāng

地方

n

place 1. Kunming is a good place to learn Chinese.

kūn míng shì xué xí zhōng wén de hǎo dì fang

昆明是学习中文的好地方。

2. There are many coffee shops in this place.

zhè gè dì fāng yǒu hěn duō kā fēi diàn

这个地方有很多咖啡店。

dì shàng

地上

Part

On the ground 1. The leaves fell on the ground.

shù yè luò zài le dì shàng

树叶落在了地上。

2. In spring, green grass grows on the ground.

chūn tiān, dì shàng shēng chū lǜ sè de xiǎo cǎo

春天,地上生出绿色的小草。

dì tú

地图

n

The map 1. He is drawing a map.

tā zhèng zài huì zhì dì tú

他正在绘制地图。

2. This street is not marked on the map.

dì tú shàng méi yǒu biāo chū zhè tiáo jiē dào

地图上没有标出这条街道。

dì dì /dì

弟弟/

n

The brother 1. I have a younger brother and a younger sister.

wǒ yǒu yí gè dì dì, yí gè mèi mèi

我有一个弟弟,一个妹妹。

2. The younger brother is a naughty boy.

dì dì shì gè tiáo pí de nán hái

弟弟是个调皮的男孩。

dì (dì èr )

第(第二)

pref

the prefix before a number (the second) 1. This is my second time visiting China

zhè shì wǒ dì èr cì lái zhōng guó

这是我第二次来中国。

2. At the second stop, she visited the local museum.

zài dì èr zhàn, tā cān guān le dāng dì de bó wù guǎn

在第二站,她参观了当地博物馆。

diǎn

n, v, m

A spot/dot; a point; to order; a little 1. There is a black spot on the wall.

qiáng shàng yǒu yí gè hēi sè de bān diǎn

墙上有一个黑色的斑点。

2. We have class at 9 o’clock in the morning.

wǒ men zǎo shàng jiǔ diǎn shàng kè

我们早上九点上课。

3. How to order food in a Chinese restaurant?

rú hé zài zhōng cān guǎn lǐ diǎn cān

如何在中餐馆里点餐?

4. I need some salt in my dishes

wǒ de cài lǐ xū yào jiā diǎn yán

我的菜里需要加点盐。

diàn

n

electricity The electricity was back on.

lái diàn le

来电了。

diàn huà

电话

n

The telephone 1. I don’t have a telephone in my flat.

wǒ gōng yù lǐ méi yǒu diàn huà

我公寓里没有电话。

2. May I have your telephone number?

kě yǐ gào sù wǒ nǐ de diàn huà hào mǎ ma

可以告诉我你的电话号码吗?

diàn nǎo

电脑

n

The computer 1. She bought a new computer yesterday.

tā zuó tiān mǎi le yì tái xīn diàn nǎo

她昨天买了一台新电脑。

2. The teacher uses the computer to deliver the class for us.

lǎo shī yòng diàn nǎo gěi wǒ men shàng kè

老师用电脑给我们上课。

diàn shì

电视

n

The TV show 1. I love watching TV shows.

wǒ xǐ huān kàn diàn shì

我喜欢看电视。

2. The recent TV shows are very boring.

zuì jìn de diàn shì dōu hěn wú liáo

最近的电视都很无聊。

diàn shì jī

电视机

n

The television/television set 1. This television is in good quality.

zhè tái diàn shì jī de zhì liàng hěn hǎo

这台电视机的质量很好。

2. This television is broken.

zhè tái diàn shì jī huài le

这台电视机坏了。

diàn yǐng

电影

n

The movie/film 1. I enjoying watching movie.

wǒ xǐ huān kàn diàn yǐng

我喜欢看电影。

2. This movie has won many awards.

zhè bù diàn yǐng huò dé le hěn duō jiǎng xiàng

这部电影获得了很多奖项。

diàn yǐng yuàn

电影院

n

The movie theatre/cinema 1. The equipment in this cinema is very good.

zhè jiā diàn yǐng yuàn de shè bèi hěn hǎo

这家电影院的设备很好。

2. A new movie theatre opened around my home.

wǒ jiā fù jìn xīn kāi le yì jiā diàn yǐng yuàn

我家附近新开了一家电影院。

dōng

n

The east We will keep launching forward toward the east. 

wǒ men jì xù xiàng dōng qián jìn

我们继续向东前进。

dōng biān

东边

adv

The eastern side/direction Shanghai is located on the eastern side of China.

shàng hǎi shì zuò luò yú zhōng guó de dōng biān

上海市坐落于中国的东边。

dōng xi

东西

n

Thing; stuff 1. I go to the supermarket to buy some stuff.

wǒ qù chāo shì mǎi diǎn dōng xi

我去超市买点东西。

2. Mom made me a lot of delicious things.

mā mā gěi wǒ zuò le hěn duō hǎo chī de dōng xi

妈妈给我做了很多好吃的东西。

dòng

v

To move; to make a movement 1. Who moved my cheese?

shéi dòng le wǒ de nǎi lào

谁动了我的奶酪?

2. He has a bad temper and gets angry at every turn.

tā pí qì bú hǎo, dòng bú dòng jiù fā huǒ

他脾气不好,动不动就发火。

dòng zuò

动作

n

Action; movement 1. I love watching action movies.

wǒ xǐ huān kàn dòng zuò diàn yǐng

我喜欢看动作电影。

2. This dance movement is very difficult.

zhè gè wǔ dǎo dòng zuò nán dù hěn gāo

这个舞蹈动作难度很高。

dōu

adv

Both; all 1. Everyone is here.

dà jiā dōu dào qí le

大家都到齐了。

2. I remember all these words.

zhè xiē cí yǔ wǒ quán bù dōu jì zhù le

这些词语我全部都记住了。

v

To read 1. Please read this sentence in Chinese.

qǐng yòng zhōng wén dú chū zhè jù huà

请用中文读出这句话。

2. Reading is beneficial.

dú shū shǐ rén shòu yì

读书使人受益。

dú shū

读书

phrase

To read a book; reading 1. Reading is beneficial.

dú shū shǐ rén shòu yì

读书使人受益。

2. I like reading very much.

wǒ hěn xǐ huān dú shū

我很喜欢读书。

duì

对(形)

adj

Correct; right 1. The usage of this word is correct.

zhè gè cí de yòng fǎ shì duì de

这个词的用法是对的。

2. This is not right; you should apologize to others.

zhè yàng zuò bú duì, nǐ yīng gāi xiàng rén jiā dào qiàn

这样做不对,你应该向人家道歉。

duì bú qǐ

对不起

To be sorry I’m sorry.

duì bù qǐ

对不起

duō

多(形、代)

Adj, pron

Indicating degree or extent 1. Many students come to Kunming to learn Chinese every year.

měi nián dōu yǒu hěn duō xué shēng lái kūn míng xué zhōng wén

每年都有很多学生来昆明学中文。

2. At Keats School, he learned a lot.

zài jì cí xué xiào, tā xué dào le hěn duō

在济慈学校,他学到了很多。

duō shǎo

多少

pron

How many, how much 1. How much is this book?

zhè běn shū duō shǎo qián

这本书多少钱?

2. How many classrooms are there?

zhè lǐ yǒu duō shǎo jiān jiào shì

这里有多少间教室?

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with E

è

饿

adj

To be hungry 1. I am hungry.

wǒ dù zǐ è le

我肚子饿了。

2. I have eaten a lot during lunchtime, and I am not hungry at all now.

wǒ wǔ fàn chī le hěn duō, xiàn zài yì diǎn yě bú è

我午饭吃了很多,现在一点也不饿。

ér zǐ

儿子

n

son 1. Where does your son work?

nǐ ér zǐ zài nǎ ér gōng zuò

你儿子在哪儿工作?

2. My son works in a hospital. He is a doctor.

wǒ ér zǐ zài yī yuàn gōng zuò, tā shì yī shēng

我儿子在医院工作,他是医生。

èr

num

two 1. She won second place in the running race.

tā pǎo bù dé le dì èr míng

她跑步得了第二名。

2. Our seats are in the second row.

wǒ men de zuò wèi zài dì èr pái

我们的座位在第二排。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with F

fàn

n

Rice; meal 1. She is too busy to have time for meals.

tā tài máng le, zǒng shì méi yǒu shí jiān chī fàn

她太忙了,总是没有时间吃饭。

2. I like to cook meals at home on weekends.

zhōu mò wǒ xǐ huān zài jiā zuò fàn

周末我喜欢在家做饭。

fàn diàn

饭店

n

Hotel; restaurant How did you come to the hotel/restaurant?

nǐ men shì zěn me lái fàn diàn de

你们是怎么来饭店的?

fáng jiān

房间

n

room 1. How many rooms do you have here?

nǐ zhè lǐ yǒu jǐ gè fáng jiān

你这里有几个房间?

2. I booked a room for two.

wǒ dìng le liǎng gè rén de fáng jiān

我订了两个人的房间。

fáng zǐ

房子

n

house 1. I own this house.

zhè dòng fáng zǐ shì wǒ de

这栋房子是我的。

2. This house is new.

zhè fáng zǐ shì xīn de

这房子是新的。

fàng

v

To put; to release; to place 1. I put books on the table.

wǒ bǎ shū fàng zài zhuō zǐ shàng

我把书放在桌子上。

2. He releases his hands.

tā de shǒu fàng kāi le

他的手放开了。

3. She places the cherry on the top of the cake.

tā bǎ yīng táo fàng zài le dàn gāo shàng

她把樱桃放在了蛋糕上。

fàng jià

放假

 

Have a holiday/vacation 1. We will have a vacation on National Day.

wǒ men jiāng zài guó qìng jiē fàng jià

我们将在国庆节放假。

2. When will you have a vacation?

nǐ shí me shén hòu fàng jià

你什么时候放假?

fàng xué

放学

 

After the classes What would you like to do after the classes?

nǐ fàng xué hòu yào qù nǎ lǐ

你放学后要去哪里?

fēi

v

To fly 1. many birds are flying in the sky.

yǒu hěn duō niǎo zài tiān shàng fēi

有很多鸟在天上飞。

2. The flight is flying over the pacific ocean now.

gāi háng bān xiàn zài zhèng zài tài píng yáng shàng kōng fēi xíng

该航班现在正在太平洋上空飞行。

fēi jī

飞机

v

Airplane; flight I fly to Kunming to learn Chinese.

wǒ zuò fēi jī qù kūn míng xué zhōng wén

我坐飞机去昆明学中文。

fēi cháng

非常

adv

Very/extremely 1. She is very excited about the coming trip to China.

tā wèi jí jiāng kāi qǐ de zhōng guó zhī lǚ gǎn dào fēi cháng xīng fèn

她为即将开启的中国之旅感到非常兴奋。

2. I like learning Chinese at Keats School very much.

wǒ fēi cháng xǐ huān zài jì cí xué xiào xué zhōng wén

我非常喜欢在济慈学校学中文。

Fēn

分(名、量)

n.m

Fraction; Equinox; minute; cent; score 1. one third

sān fēn zhī yī

三分之一

2. One minute is 60 seconds.

yì fēn zhōng shì 60 miǎo zhōng

一分钟是60秒钟。

fēng

n

The wind 1. It’s very windy today.

jīn tiān de fēng hěn dà

今天的风很大。

2. The leaves fell on the ground with the wind blowing.

shù yè suí fēng piāo luò zài dì shàng

树叶随风飘落在地上。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with G

gān

adj

To be dry 1. The clothes dried quickly.

yī fú hěn kuài liàng gān le

衣服很快晾干了。

2. The water on the ground is dried up.

dì shàng de shuǐ bèi shài gān le

地上的水被晒干了。

gān jìng

干净

adj

To be cleaning; hygiene 1. I make the house clean and tidy.

wǒ bǎ wū zǐ dǎ sǎo dé gān jìng zhěng jié

我把屋子打扫得干净整洁。

2. This restaurant is in poor standards of food hygiene.

zhè jiā cān tīng de shí pǐn bù gān jìng

这家餐厅的食品不干净。

gàn

v

To do 1. I did a lot of things today, and I feel exhausted.

wǒ jīn tiān gàn le hěn duō shì qíng, gǎn jué hěn lèi

我今天干了很多事情,感觉很累。

2. He did a lot of bad things.

tā gàn le hěn duō huài shì

他干了很多坏事。

gàn shén me

干什么

What to do What are we going to do on the weekend?

wǒ men zhōu mò qù gàn shén me

我们周末去干什么?

gāo

adj

High; high level/standard 1. This tree grows very tall.

zhè kē shù zhǎng dé hěn gāo

这棵树长得很高。

2. She is taller than me.

tā zhǎng dé bǐ wǒ gāo

她长得比我高。

gāo xìng

高兴

adj

happy 1. I’m so happy to see you.

jiàn dào nǐ wǒ hěn gāo xìng

见到你我很高兴。

2. Everyone had a great time today.

dà jiā jīn tiān dōu wán dé hěn gāo xìng

大家今天都玩得很高兴。

gào sù

告诉

v

To tell 1. I told her a story about me.

wǒ gào sù tā guān yú wǒ de gù shì

我告诉她关于我的故事。

2. She didn’t tell anyone.

tā méi yǒu gào sù rèn hé rén

她没有告诉任何人

gē gē /gē

哥哥/

n

Older brother 1. I have an elder brother.

wǒ yǒu yí gè gē gē

我有一个哥哥。

2. His brother is a policeman.

tā gē gē shì jǐng chá

他哥哥是警察。

n

song There are many classic songs on this tape.

zhè pán cí dài lǐ yǒu hěn duō jīng diǎn gē qǔ

这盘磁带里有很多经典歌曲。

m

the unit of things 1. I need a good pillow.

wǒ xū yào yí gè hǎo zhěn tóu

我需要一个好枕头。

2. Everyone has a dream.

měi gè rén dōu yǒu mèng xiǎng

每个人都有梦想。

gěi

v

To give 1. I handed him the book.

wǒ bǎ shū dì gěi tā

我把书递给他。

2. He gave me the money.

tā bǎ qián gěi le wǒ

他把钱给了我。

gēn

Prep,v, conj

With;follow/go with; and 1. I will go with you.

wǒ gēn nǐ yì qǐ qù

我跟你一起去。

2. She follows me.

tā gēn zài wǒ hòu miàn

她跟在我后面。

3. She and he are not in the same class.

tā gēn tā bú shì yí gè bān de

她跟他不是一个班的。

gōng rén

工人

n

workers The workers work very hard.

gōng rén men gōng zuò hěn mài lì

工人们工作很卖力。

gōng zuò

工作

v, n

to work; jobs 1. I still have a lot of work to do today.

wǒ jīn tiān hái yǒu hěn duō gōng zuò yào zuò

我今天还有很多工作要做。

2. He has tried many kinds of jobs.

tā cháng shì le xǔ duō gōng zuò

他尝试了许多工作。

guān

关(动)

v

Close up; turn off/turn down 1. Could you please close up the window?

kě yǐ qǐng nín bǎ chuāng hù guān shàng ma

可以请您把窗户关上吗?

2. I turned the lights off when I left.

wǒ lí kāi shí guān diào le dēng

我离开时关掉了灯。

3. Could you please turn down the volume?

kě yǐ bǎ shēng yīn guān xiǎo yì diǎn ma

可以把声音关小一点吗?

guān shàng

关上

v

Close; shut 1. Remember to close the door when you leave.

zǒu de shí hòu, jì dé bǎ mén guān shàng

走的时候,记得把门关上。

2. After turning off the light, the room is completely dark.

guān shàng dēng, wū zǐ lǐ yí piàn qī hēi

关上灯,屋子里一片漆黑。

guì

adj

expensive The price of this pair of sneakers is too high.

zhè shuāng yùn dòng xié jià gé tài guì le

这双运动鞋价格太贵了。

guó

n

Country; nation; state 1. The whole country is beaming during the Spring Festival.

chūn jiē shí quán guó shàng xià dōu xǐ qì yáng yáng de

春节时全国上下都喜气洋洋的。

2. The people of all ethnic groups across the country are united together.

quán guó gè zú rén mín tuán jié zài yì qǐ

全国各族人民团结在一起。

guó jiā

国家

n

Country; nation; state 1. China is an independent country.

zhōng guó shì gè dú lì zì zhǔ de guó jiā

中国是个独立自主的国家。

2. There are great cultural differences between different countries.

bú tóng de guó jiā zhī jiān cún zài zhe hěn dà de wén huà chà yì

不同的国家之间存在着很大的文化差异。

guó wài

国外

adj

Abroad; overseas 1. He has lived and studied abroad since he was a child.

tā cóng xiǎo jiù zài guó wài shēng huó hé xué xí

他从小就在国外生活和学习。

2. Ten years ago, she came back from abroad.

shí nián qián, tā cóng guó wài huí lái le

十年前,她从国外回来了。

guò

v

Pass; pass through; go across 1. Be careful when crossing the road.

guò mǎ lù shí yào xiǎo xīn

过马路时要小心。

2. I passed through the woods.

wǒ jīng guò le yí piàn shù lín

我经过了一片树林。

3. She passed by me.

tā cóng wǒ shēn biān jīng guò

她从我身边经过。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with H

hái

adv

yet; more 1. I haven’t read this book yet.

zhè běn shū wǒ hái méi yǒu kàn wán

这本书我还没有看完。

2. Today is colder than yesterday.

jīn tiān bǐ zuó tiān hái yào lěng

今天比昨天还要冷。

hái shì

还是

adv

Still; or; had better 1. She still looks as beautiful as years ago.

tā kàn qǐ lái hái shì hé duō nián qián yí yàng měi lì

她看起来还是和多年前一样美丽。

2. Shall we go shopping tomorrow or watch a movie?

wǒ men míng tiān shì qù guàng jiē hái shì qù kàn diàn yǐng

我们明天是去逛街还是去看电影?

3. You’d better bring an umbrella

nǐ hái shì dài shàng yǔ sǎn bǐ jiào hǎo

你还是带上雨伞比较好。

hái yǒu

还有

adv

Besides; aside from 1. Besides me, who else knows about this?

zhè jiàn shì chú le wǒ zhī wài, hái yǒu shéi zhī dào

这件事除了我之外,还有谁知道?

2. Is there anyone else going to have the class together?

hái yǒu qí tā rén yào yì qǐ shàng kè ma

还有其他人要一起上课吗?

hái zǐ

孩子

n

Kid(s); child(ren) 1. During summer vacation, children like to sign up for the Summer Chinese program.

shǔ jiàshí, hái zǐ men dōu xǐ huān cān jiā zhōng wén xià lìng yíng

暑假时,孩子们都喜欢参加中文夏令营。

2. Children usually learn Chinese very quickly.

hái zǐ xué xí zhōng wén tōng cháng dōu hěn kuài

孩子学习中文通常都很快。

hàn yǔ

汉语

n

The Chinese langauge 1. Involving in an immersion Chinese program in China is the fastest way to master the Chinese language.

qù zhōng guó cān jiā chén jìn shì de hàn yǔ kè chéng, shì zhǎng wò hàn yǔ de zuì kuài fāng fǎ

去中国参加沉浸式的汉语课程,是掌握汉语的最快方法。

2. Learning Chinese can bring you many benefits.

xué xí hàn yǔ kě yǐ wéi nǐ dài lái hěn duō de hǎo chù

学习汉语可以为你带来很多的好处。

3. Learning Chinese in China has become the first choice for many students in the gap year.

dào zhōng guó xué xí zhōng wén chéng wéi le hěn duō xué shēng zài jiàn gé nián de shǒu xuǎn

到中国学习中文成为了很多学生在间隔年的首选。

hàn zì

汉字

n

Chinese characters 1. How can I learn Chinese characters easily?

rú hé cái néng qīng sōng de xué xí hàn zì

如何才能轻松地学习汉字?

2. How many Chinese characters do I need to learn?

wǒ xū yào xué xí duō shǎo gè hàn zì

我需要学习多少个汉字?

hǎo

好(形)

adj

Good; fine 1. Kunming is a good place to learn Chinese.

kūn míng shì xué xí zhōng wén de hǎo dì fāng

昆明是学习中文的好地方。

2. Keats School is a very good Chinese language school.

jì cí xué xiào shì yì suǒ hěn hǎo de zhōng wén xué xiào

济慈学校是一所很好的中文学校。

hǎo chī

好吃

adj

Delicious; tasty 1. When studying in Kunming, you must try these ten delicious dishes.

zài kūn míng xué xí shí, nǐ yí dìng yào cháng cháng zhè shí dào hǎo chī de cài pǐn

在昆明学习时,你一定要尝尝这十道好吃的菜品。

2. Fried potato is a delicious snack I like very much.

zháyáng yù shì wǒ hěn xǐ huān de yì zhǒng hǎo chī de xiǎo chī

炸洋芋是我很喜欢的一种好吃的小吃。

hǎo kàn

好看

adj

Pretty; beautiful; good looking The blue sky in Kunming is very beautiful.

kūn míng de lán tiān fēi cháng hǎo kàn

昆明的蓝天非常好看。

hǎo tīng

好听

adj

Pleasing to the ear; melodious Listening to melodious Chinese songs can help you learn Chinese.

tīng hǎo tīng de zhōng wén gē qǔ néng bāng zhù nǐ xué xí zhōng wén

听好听的中文歌曲能帮助你学习中文。

hǎo wán ér

好玩儿

adj

Fun; amused When learning Chinese, the teachers at Keats School will use many fun methods to help you learn Chinese faster.

xué xí zhōng wén shí ,jì cí xué xiào de lǎo shī huì cǎi yòng hěn duō hǎo wán ér de fāng fǎ ,bāng zhù nǐ gèng kuài de xué xí zhōng wén

学习中文时,济慈学校的老师会采用很多好玩儿的方法,帮助你更快地学习中文。

hào

n

(for date of the month) number Every year, October 1st is China’s National Day.

měi nián de shí yuè yī hào shì zhōng guó de guó qìng jiē

每年的10月1号是中国的国庆节。

v

To drink 1. I drink coffee every morning.

wǒ měi tiān zǎo chén dōu yào hē kā fēi

我每天早晨都要喝咖啡。

2. When studying in China, I drank a lot of Pu’er tea.

zài zhōng guó xué xí shí, wǒ hē le hěn duō pǔ ěr chá

在中国时,我喝了很多普洱茶。

conj

and Chinese characters and vocabulary are the basic content of learning Mandarin Chinese.

hàn zì hé cí huì shì xué xí hàn yǔ de jī chǔ nèi róng

汉字和词汇是学习汉语的基础内容。

hěn

adv

Very, quite Learning the Chinese language is very useful. 

xué xí zhōng wén hěn yǒu yòng

学习中文很有用。

hòu

prep

Behind; after After learning pinyin, you can learn the pronunciation of new Chinese characters by yourself.

xué xí pīn yīn hòu, nǐ jiù néng zì xué xīn hàn zì de dú yīn le

学习拼音后,你就能自学新汉字的读音了。

hòu biān

后边

n

Back; rear There is a river behind this house.

zhè zhuàng fáng zǐ hòu biān, yǒu yì tiáo hé

这幢房子后边,有一条河。

hòu tiān

后天

n

The day after tomorrow The day after tomorrow, my teacher and I made an appointment to take a Chinese online class.

hòu tiān, wǒ hé lǎo shī yuē hǎo le shàng zhōng wén wǎng luò kè

后天,我和老师约好了上中文网络课。

huā

花(名)

n

flower Rose flower cake is one of the most famous snacks in Kunming.

méi guī xiān huā bǐng shì kūn míng zuì yǒu míng de xiǎo chī zhī yī

玫瑰鲜花饼是昆明最有名的小吃之一。

huà

n

language; talk; message 1. Mandarin Chinese is becoming an increasingly popular language.

zhōng guó huà zhèng chéng wéi yuè lái yuè shòu huān yíng de yì zhǒng yǔ yán

中国话正成为越来越受欢迎的一种语言。

2. The subject of our talk today is the tricks of learning the Chinese language.

jīn tiān wǒ men tǎo lùn de huà tí shì :xué xí zhōng wén de jì qiǎo

今天我们讨论的话题是:学习中文的技巧。

3. Please help me pass a message to her.

qǐng nǐ bāng wǒ gěi tā chuán gè huà ér

请你帮我给她传个话儿。

huài

adj

Bad; in poor quality 1. In the early stages of learning the Chinese language, it would be better to avoid forming bad learning habits.

zài xué xí hàn yǔ de chū qī, yào bì miǎn yǎng chéng huài de xué xí xí guàn

在学习汉语的初期,要避免养成坏的学习习惯。

2. This cup is broken.

zhè gè bēi zǐ shuāi huài le

这个杯子摔坏了。

3. He came up with a bad idea.

tā xiǎng chū le yí gè huài diǎn zǐ

他想出了一个坏点子。

huán

v

To return 1. I will return this book to you next week.

xià zhōu wǒ huì bǎ zhè běn shū huán gěi nǐ

下周我会把这本书还给你。

2. Refuse to counter-attack others’ attacks.

Dǎ bù huán shǒu, mà bù huán kǒu

打不还手,骂不还口。

huí

回(动)

v

To return; to come back 1. I plan to go home next week.

wǒ dǎ suàn xià zhōu huí jiā

我打算下周回家。

2. The teacher responded to the students’ questions one by one.

lǎo shī yī yī huí fù le xué shēng de wèn tí

老师一一回复了学生的问题。

huí dá

回答

V, n

To answer/reply/response; the reply/answer 1. His reply was very simple and sincere.

tā de dá fù fēi cháng jiǎn dān hé chéng kěn

他的答复非常简单和诚恳。

2. The teacher answered my question.

lǎo shī huí dá le wǒ de wèn tí

老师回答了我的问题。

huí dào

回到

v

To return to; to go back to I really want to go back to the year I was seventeen.

wǒ hěn xiǎng huí dào shí qī suì nà yì nián

我很想回到十七岁那一年。

huí jiā

回家

v

To return home I plan to go home next week.

wǒ dǎ suàn xià zhōu huí jiā

我打算下周回家。

huí lái

回来

v

To come back; to get back When you come back, we will go for dinner together.

děng nǐ huí lái le, wǒ men yì qǐ qù chī fàn

等你回来了,我们一起去吃饭。

huí qù

回去

v

To go back I’ll think about it carefully when I go back.

wǒ huí qù hòu zài zǐ xì kǎo lǜ yí xià

我回去后再仔细考虑一下。

huì

会(动)

v

Can; be able to 1. I can speak Chinese.

wǒ huì shuō zhōng wén

我会说中文。

2. She can cook.

tā huì zuò fàn

她会做饭。

huǒ chē

火车

n

The train In Yunnan, traveling by train is very convenient.

zài yún nán, zuò huǒ chē lǚ yóu hěn fāng biàn

在云南,坐火车旅游很方便。

New HSK 1 Chinese Vocabulary Pinyin Starting with J

jī chǎng

机场

n

The airport It takes only 30 minutes to get to the airport by subway.

zuò dì tiě sān shí fēn zhōng jiù néng dào jī chǎng

坐地铁30分钟就能到机场。

jī piào

机票

n

The flight ticket I would like to book a flight ticket from Beijing to Kunming.

wǒ xiǎng dìng yì zhāng cóng běi jīng dào kūn míng de jī piào

我想订一张从北京到昆明的机票。

jī dàn

鸡蛋

n

eggs Stir-fried tomatoes and eggs are the most common and delicious Chinese dishes.

xī hóng shì chǎo jī dàn shì yí dào zuì cháng jiàn hé hǎo chī de zhōng guó cài

西红柿炒鸡蛋是一道最常见和好吃的中国菜。

pron

How many 1. How many siblings do you have?

nǐ yǒu jǐ gè xiōng dì jiě mèi

你有几个兄弟姐妹?

2. How many Chinese classes do you have for today?

nǐ jīn tiān yǒu jǐ jié zhōng wén kè

你今天有几节中文课?

v

To remember, to recall 1. I cannot recall her name.

wǒ jì bù qǐ tā de míng zì le

我记不起她的名字了。

2. My Chinese teacher asks me to remember these Chinese words down.

wǒ de zhōng wén lǎo shī ràng wǒ bǎ zhè xiē zhōng wén cí yǔ jì xià lái

我的中文老师让我把这些中文词语记下来。

jì dé

记得

v

To remember, to keep in memory 1. I remember every detail of this incident.

wǒ jì dé zhè jiàn shì de měi yí gè xì jiē

我记得这件事的每一个细节。

2. I vaguely remember that it was his voice.

wǒ yǐn yuē de jì dé nà shì tā shuō huà de shēng yīn

我隐约地记得那是他说话的声音。

jì zhù

记住

v

To remember 1. Remember these Chinese characters, you will be able to read simple Chinese article

jì zhù zhè xiē zhōng wén, nǐ jiù néng kàn dǒng jiǎn dān de zhōng wén wén zhāng

记住这些中文,你就能看懂简单的中文文章。

2. I shall remember you

wǒ yí dìng huì jì zhù nǐ

我一定会记住你。

jiā

n

Family She is tired of the tedious family life.

tā yàn juàn le fán suǒ de jiā tíng shēng huó

她厌倦了烦琐的家庭生活。

jiā lǐ

家里

 

In the home/house 1. Her home is impoverished.

tā de jiā lǐ yì pín rú xǐ

她的家里一贫如洗。

2. I have two puppies at home.

wǒ jiā lǐ yǒu liǎng zhī xiǎo gǒu

我家里有两只小狗。

jiā rén

家人

n

1. Every year, during the Mid-Autumn Festival, I will reunite with my family.

měi nián de zhōng qiū jiā jiē, wǒ dōu yào tóng jiā rén tuán jù

每年的中秋佳节,我都要同家人团聚。

2. Under the care of his family, he gradually recovered his health.

zài jiā rén de zhào liào xià, tā zhú jiàn huī fù le jiàn kāng

在家人的照料下,他逐渐恢复了健康。

jiān

adv

Between; within a definite space; room Students like to eat snacks between classes

xué shēng men xǐ huān zài kè jiān chī líng shí

学生们喜欢在课间吃零食。

jiàn

v

To see I saw her in the street.

wǒ zài jiē shàng jiàn dào tā le

我在街上见到她了。

jiàn miàn

见面

v

To meet They agreed to meet in the park.

tā men yuē dìng zài gōng yuán jiàn miàn

他们约定在公园见面。

jiāo

v

To teach The teacher taught me how to write.

lǎo shī jiāo wǒ xué huì le xiě zì

老师教我学会了写字。

jiào

叫(动)

v

To call, to be called Everyone calls me Xiao Ming.

dà jiā dōu jiào wǒ xiǎo míng

大家都叫我小明。

Jiào xué lóu

教学楼

n

The school building We meet in the school building.

wǒ men zài jiào xué lóu pèng miàn

我们在教学楼碰面。

jiě jie /jiě

姐姐/

n

Sister My sister is a smart and beautiful girl.

jiě jie shì gè jì cōng míng yòu měi lì de gū niáng

姐姐是个既聪明又美丽的姑娘。

jiè shào

介绍

v

To introduce The principal introduced the new teacher to the students.

xiào zhǎng xiàng tóng xué men jiè shào xīn lái de lǎo shī

校长向同学们介绍新来的老师。

jīn nián

今年

n

This year I plan to travel and study in China this year.

wǒ jì huá jīn nián dào zhōng guó qù lǚ yóu hé xué xí

我计划今年到中国去旅游和学习。

jīn tiān

今天

n

today Today is Tuesday.

jīn tiān shì xīng qī èr

今天是星期二。

jìn

v

To enter I ran into the classroom.

wǒ pǎo jìn le jiào shì

我跑进了教室。

jìn lái

进来

v

To get in; to come into The wind blew in through the gap in the door.

fēng cóng mén de fèng xì zhōng chuī le jìn lái

风从门的缝隙中吹了进来。

jìn qù

进去

v

to go in This alley is too narrow for cars to get in

zhè tiáo hú tong tài xiá zhǎi, lián qì chē yě kāi bú jìn qù

这条胡同太狭窄,连汽车也开不进去

jiǔ

Num.

nine I have studied Chinese for nine weeks in total.

wǒ zǒng gòng xué xí le jiǔ gè xīng qī de zhōng wén

我总共学习了九个星期的中文。

jiù

V,adv

(serve) with; accommodate/yield; right away/immediately; only/alone 1. Summer is coming.

xià tiān jiù yào lái le

夏天就要来了。

2. Are you coming here alone?

jiù nǐ yí gè rén lái ma

就你一个人来吗?