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Simplified chinese HSK5 part1 (characters+pinyin to english)

Items (1000)

  • 爱好 ai4 hao4

    to like; to take pleasure in; keen on; fond of; interest; hobby; appetite for; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 爱护 ai4 hu4

    to cherish; to treasure; to take care of; to love and protect

  • 爱情 ai4 qing2

    romance; love (romantic); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 爱惜 ai4 xi1

    to cherish; to treasure; to use sparingly

  • 爱心 ai4 xin1

    compassion; CL:片[pian4]

  • 安静 an1 jing4

    quiet; peaceful; calm

  • 安排 an1 pai2

    to arrange; to plan; to set up

  • 安全 an1 quan2

    safe; secure; safety; security

  • 安慰 an1 wei4

    to comfort; to console; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 安装 an1 zhuang1

    install; erect; fix; mount; installation

  • 岸 an4

    bank; shore; beach; coast; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 暗 an4

    dark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark

  • 按时 an4 shi2

    on time; before deadline; on schedule

  • 按照 an4 zhao4

    according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of

  • 八 ba1

    eight; 8

  • 把 ba3

    to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of; a handle; particle marking the following noun as a direct object; classifier for objects with handle

  • 把握 ba3 wo4

    to grasp (also fig.); to seize; to hold; assurance; certainty; sure (of the outcome)

  • 爸爸 ba4 ba5

    (informal) father; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 吧 ba5

    (modal particle indicating polite suggestion); ...right?; ...OK?

  • 白 bai2

    white; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera; surname Bai

  • 百 bai3

    hundred; numerous; all kinds of; surname Bai

  • 摆 bai3

    to arrange; to exhibit; to move to and fro; a pendulum

  • 搬 ban1

    to move; to shift; to remove; to transport; to apply indiscriminately; to copy mechanically

  • 班 ban1

    team; class; squad; work shift; classifier for groups; ranking; surname Ban; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 班主任 ban1 zhu3 ren4

    a teacher in charge of a class

  • 半 ban4

    half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half

  • 办法 ban4 fa3

    means; method; way (of doing sth); CL:條|条[tiao2],個|个[ge4]

  • 办公室 ban4 gong1 shi4

    an office; business premises; a bureau; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 办理 ban4 li3

    to handle; to transact; to conduct

  • 帮忙 bang1 mang2

    to help; to lend a hand; to do a favor; to do a good turn

  • 帮助 bang1 zhu4

    assistance; aid; to help; to assist

  • 棒 bang4

    a stick; club or cudgel; smart; capable; strong; wonderful; classifier for legs of a relay race

  • 傍晚 bang4 wan3

    in the evening; when night falls; towards evening; at night fall; at dusk

  • 包 bao1

    to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; to contract (to or for); surname Bao; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 包裹 bao1 guo3

    wrap up; bind up; bundle; parcel; package; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 包含 bao1 han2

    to contain; to embody; to include

  • 包括 bao1 kuo4

    to comprise; to include; to involve; to incorporate; to consist of

  • 包子 bao1 zi5

    steamed stuffed bun; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 薄 bao2

    thin; cold in manner; indifferent; weak; light; infertile

  • 饱 bao3

    to eat till full; satisfied

  • 宝贝 bao3 bei4

    treasured object; treasure; darling; baby; cowry; good-for-nothing or queer character

  • 宝贵 bao3 gui4

    valuable; precious; value; treasure; set store by

  • 保持 bao3 chi2

    to keep; to maintain; to hold; to preserve

  • 保存 bao3 cun2

    to conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)

  • 保护 bao3 hu4

    to protect; to defend; to safeguard; protection; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 保留 bao3 liu2

    to retain; to continue to have; to preserve; to maintain; to reserve; reservations; to hold back (approval or acceptance)

  • 保险 bao3 xian3

    insurance; to insure; safe; secure; be sure; be bound to; CL:份[fen4]

  • 保证 bao3 zheng4

    guarantee; to guarantee; to ensure; to safeguard; to pledge; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 抱 bao4

    to hold; to carry (in one's arms); to hug or embrace; surround; cherish

  • 抱歉 bao4 qian4

    sorry; We apologize!; to feel apologetic; to regret

  • 报道 bao4 dao4

    report; CL:篇[pian1],份[fen4]

  • 报告 bao4 gao4

    to inform; report; make known; speech; talk; lecture; CL:篇[pian1],份[fen4],個|个[ge4],通[tong4]

  • 报名 bao4 ming2

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

  • 报纸 bao4 zhi3

    newspaper; newsprint; CL:份[fen4],期[qi1],張|张[zhang1]

  • 悲观 bei1 guan1


  • 杯子 bei1 zi5

    cup; glass; CL:個|个[ge4],支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

  • 北方 bei3 fang1

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

  • 北京 Bei3 jing1

    Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China; Peking; PRC government

  • 倍 bei4

    (two, three etc) -fold; times (multiplier); double; to increase or multiply

  • 背 bei4

    back; the backside; to do something behind someone's back; to learn and recite something by heart; unlucky

  • 背景 bei4 jing3

    background; backdrop; context; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 被 bei4

    by (indicates passive-voice sentences or clauses); quilt; to cover (literary)

  • 被子 bei4 zi5

    quilt; CL:床[chuang2]

  • 本 ben3

    roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; classifier for books, periodicals, files etc; originally

  • 本科 ben3 ke1

    undergraduate course; undergraduate (adjective)

  • 本来 ben3 lai2

    original; originally; at first; it goes without saying; of course

  • 本领 ben3 ling3

    skill; ability; capability; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]

  • 本质 ben3 zhi4

    essence; nature; innate character; intrinsic quality

  • 笨 ben4

    stupid; foolish; silly; slow-witted; clumsy

  • 鼻子 bi2 zi5

    nose; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 比 bi3

    (particle used for comparison and "-er than"); to compare; to contrast; to gesture (with hands); ratio

  • 比较 bi3 jiao4

    compare; contrast; fairly; comparatively; relatively; quite; rather

  • 比例 bi3 li4

    proportion; scale

  • 比如 bi3 ru2

    for example; for instance; such as

  • 比赛 bi3 sai4

    competition (sports etc); match; CL:場|场[chang3],次[ci4]

  • 彼此 bi3 ci3

    each other; one another

  • 笔记本 bi3 ji4 ben3

    notebook; CL:本[ben3]

  • 毕竟 bi4 jing4

    after all; all in all; when all is said and done; in the final analysis

  • 毕业 bi4 ye4

    graduation; to graduate; to finish school

  • 避免 bi4 mian3

    to avert; to prevent; to avoid; to refrain from

  • 必然 bi4 ran2

    inevitable; certain; necessity

  • 必须 bi4 xu1

    to have to; must; compulsory; necessarily

  • 必需 bi4 xu1

    to need; to require; essential; indispensable

  • 必要 bi4 yao4

    necessary; essential; indispensable; required

  • 编辑 bian1 ji2

    to edit; to compile; editor; compiler

  • 鞭炮 bian1 pao4

    firecrackers; a string of small firecrackers; CL:枚[mei2]

  • 便 bian4

    ordinary; plain; convenient; as convenient; when the chance arises; handy; easy; informal; simple; so; thus; to relieve oneself; to urinate; to defecate; equivalent to 就: then; in that case; even if; soon afterwards

  • 遍 bian4

    a time; everywhere; turn; all over; one time

  • 变化 bian4 hua4

    change; variation; to change; to vary; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 辩论 bian4 lun4

    debate; argument; to argue over; CL:場|场[chang3],次[ci4]

  • 标点 biao1 dian3

    punctuation; a punctuation mark; to punctuate; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 标志 biao1 zhi4

    sign; mark; symbol; symbolize; to indicate; to mark

  • 标准 biao1 zhun3

    (an official) standard; norm; criterion; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 表达 biao3 da2

    to voice (an opinion); to express; to convey

  • 表格 biao3 ge2

    form; table; CL:張|张[zhang1],份[fen4]

  • 表面 biao3 mian4

    surface; face; outside; appearance

  • 表明 biao3 ming2

    to make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known

  • 表情 biao3 qing2

    (facial) expression; to express one's feelings; expression

  • 表示 biao3 shi4

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

  • 表现 biao3 xian4

    to show; to show off; to display; to manifest; expression; manifestation; show; display; performance (at work etc)

  • 表演 biao3 yan3

    play; show; performance; exhibition; to perform; to act; to demonstrate; CL:場|场[chang3]

  • 表扬 biao3 yang2

    to praise; to commend

  • 别 bie2

    to leave; to depart; to separate; to distinguish; to classify; other; another; do not; must not; to pin

  • 别人 bie2 ren2

    other people; others; other person

  • 宾馆 bin1 guan3

    guesthouse; CL:個|个[ge4],家[jia1]

  • 冰箱 bing1 xiang1

    icebox; freezer cabinet; refrigerator; CL:臺|台[tai2],個|个[ge4]

  • 丙 bing3

    third of 10 heavenly stems 十天干; third in order; letter "C" or roman "III" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; propyl

  • 饼干 bing3 gan1

    biscuit; cracker; cookie; CL:片[pian4],塊|块[kuai4]

  • 病毒 bing4 du2


  • 并且 bing4 qie3

    and; besides; moreover; furthermore; in addition

  • 玻璃 bo1 li5

    glass; nylon; plastic; CL:張|张[zhang1],塊|块[kuai4]

  • 博士 bo2 shi4

    doctor; court academician (in feudal China); Ph.D.

  • 博物馆 bo2 wu4 guan3


  • 脖子 bo2 zi5

    neck; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 不必 bu2 bi4

    need not; does not have to

  • 不但 bu2 dan4

    not only (... but also...)

  • 不断 bu2 duan4

    unceasing; uninterrupted; continuous; constant

  • 不过 bu2 guo4

    only; merely; no more than; but; however; anyway (to get back to a previous topic)

  • 不见得 bu2 jian4 de5

    not necessarily; not likely

  • 不客气 bu2 ke4 qi5

    you're welcome; impolite; rude; blunt; don't mention it

  • 不耐烦 bu2 nai4 fan2

    impatience; impatient

  • 不要紧 bu2 yao4 jin3

    unimportant; not serious; it doesn't matter; never mind; it looks all right; but

  • 补充 bu3 chong1

    to replenish; to supplement; to complement; additional; supplementary; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 布 bu4

    cloth; to declare; to announce; to spread; to make known

  • 不 bu4

    (negative prefix); not; no

  • 不安 bu4 an1

    unpeaceful; unstable; uneasy; disturbed; restless; worried

  • 不得不 bu4 de2 bu4

    have no choice or option but to; cannot but; have to; can't help it; can't avoid

  • 不得了 bu4 de2 liao3

    desperately serious; disastrous; extremely; exceedingly

  • 不管 bu4 guan3

    no matter (what, how); regardless of; no matter

  • 不好意思 bu4 hao3 yi4 si5

    to feel embarrassed; to be ill at ease; to find it embarrassing (to do sth)

  • 不仅 bu4 jin3

    not only (this one); not just (...) but also

  • 不免 bu4 mian3


  • 不然 bu4 ran2

    not so; no; or else; otherwise; if not

  • 不如 bu4 ru2

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

  • 不足 bu4 zu2

    insufficient; lacking; deficiency; not enough; inadequate; not worth; cannot; should not

  • 部分 bu4 fen5

    part; share; section; piece; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 部门 bu4 men2

    department; branch; section; division; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 步骤 bu4 zhou4

    step; move; measure

  • 擦 ca1

    to wipe; to erase; rubbing (brush stroke in painting); to clean; to polish

  • 猜 cai1

    to guess

  • 才 cai2

    ability; talent; endowment; gift; an expert; only (then); only if; just

  • 财产 cai2 chan3

    property; CL:筆|笔[bi3]

  • 材料 cai2 liao4

    material; data; makings; stuff; CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]

  • 踩 cai3

    to step on; to tread; to stamp; to press a pedal; to pedal (a bike)

  • 采访 cai3 fang3

    to interview; to gather news; to hunt for and collect; to cover

  • 采取 cai3 qu3

    to adopt or carry out (measures, policies, course of action); to take

  • 彩虹 cai3 hong2


  • 菜 cai4

    dish (type of food); vegetables; vegetable; cuisine; CL:盤|盘[pan2],道[dao4]

  • 菜单 cai4 dan1

    menu; CL:份[fen4],張|张[zhang1]

  • 参观 can1 guan1

    to look around; to inspect; visit and observe

  • 参加 can1 jia1

    to participate; to take part; to join

  • 参考 can1 kao3

    consultation; reference; to consult; to refer

  • 参与 can1 yu4

    to participate (in sth)

  • 餐厅 can1 ting1

    dining-hall; dining-room; restaurant; CL:間|间[jian1],家[jia1]

  • 残疾 can2 ji2

    disabled; handicapped; deformity on a person or animal

  • 惭愧 can2 kui4


  • 操场 cao1 chang3

    playground; sports field; drill ground; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 操心 cao1 xin1

    to worry about

  • 草 cao3

    grass; straw; manuscript; draft (of a document); careless; rough; CL:棵[ke1],撮[zuo3],株[zhu1],根[gen1]

  • 册 ce4

    book; booklet; classifier for books

  • 厕所 ce4 suo3

    toilet; lavatory; CL:間|间[jian1],處|处[chu4]

  • 测验 ce4 yan4

    test; to test; CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4]

  • 层 ceng2

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

  • 曾经 ceng2 jing1

    once; already; former; previously; ever; (past tense marker used before verb or clause)

  • 插 cha1

    to insert; stick in; pierce; to take part in; to interfere; to interpose

  • 差别 cha1 bie2

    difference; distinction; diversity; disparity

  • 叉子 cha1 zi5

    fork; CL:把[ba3]

  • 茶 cha2

    tea; tea plant; CL:杯[bei1],壺|壶[hu2]

  • 差 cha4

    differ from; short of; to lack; poor

  • 差不多 cha4 bu5 duo1

    almost; nearly; more or less

  • 拆 chai1

    to tear open; to tear down; to tear apart; to open

  • 产品 chan3 pin3

    goods; merchandise; product; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 产生 chan3 sheng1

    to arise; to come into being; to come about; to give rise to; to bring into being; to bring about; to produce; to engender; to generate; to appear; appearance; emergence; generation; production; yield

  • 尝 chang2

    to taste; flavor; (past tense marker); already; formerly; ever; once; test

  • 长 chang2

    length; long; forever; always; constantly

  • 长城 Chang2 cheng2

    the Great Wall

  • 长江 Chang2 jiang1

    Changjiang river; Yangtze river

  • 长途 chang2 tu2

    long distance

  • 常识 chang2 shi2

    common sense; general knowledge; CL:門|门[men2]

  • 场 chang3

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

  • 唱歌 chang4 ge1

    to sing a song

  • 抄 chao1

    to copy; to plagiarize; to search and seize; to go; to transcribe; to take a shortcut; to search and confiscate

  • 超过 chao1 guo4

    to surpass; to exceed; to outstrip

  • 超市 chao1 shi4

    supermarket (abbr.); CL:家[jia1]

  • 朝 chao2

    imperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards

  • 朝代 chao2 dai4

    dynasty; reign (of a king)

  • 炒 chao3

    saute; pan-fry; to fry; fried

  • 吵 chao3

    to quarrel; to make a noise; noisy; to disturb by making a noise

  • 吵架 chao3 jia4

    to quarrel; to have a row; CL:頓|顿[dun4]

  • 车库 che1 ku4


  • 车厢 che1 xiang1

    carriage; CL:節|节[jie2]

  • 彻底 che4 di3

    thorough; thoroughly; complete

  • 沉默 chen2 mo4

    silence; uncommunicative

  • 趁 chen4

    to avail oneself of; to take advantage of

  • 衬衫 chen4 shan1

    shirt; blouse; CL:件[jian4]

  • 称 cheng1

    to weigh; to state; to name; name; appellation; to praise

  • 称呼 cheng1 hu5

    to call; to address as; appellation

  • 称赞 cheng1 zan4

    to praise; to acclaim; to commend; to compliment

  • 乘 cheng2

    to ride; to mount; to make use of; to avail oneself of; to take advantage of; to multiply (mathematics); Buddhist sect or creed

  • 乘坐 cheng2 zuo4

    to ride (in a vehicle)

  • 承担 cheng2 dan1

    to undertake; to assume (responsibility etc)

  • 承认 cheng2 ren4

    to admit; to concede; to recognize; recognition (diplomatic, artistic etc); to acknowledge

  • 承受 cheng2 shou4

    to bear; to support; to inherit

  • 程度 cheng2 du4

    degree (level or extent); level; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 程序 cheng2 xu4

    procedures; sequence; order; computer program

  • 成分 cheng2 fen4

    composition; make-up; ingredient; element; component; one's social status; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 成功 cheng2 gong1

    success; to succeed; CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4]

  • 成果 cheng2 guo3

    result; achievement; gain; profit; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 成绩 cheng2 ji4

    achievement; performance records; grades; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]

  • 成就 cheng2 jiu4

    accomplishment; success; attain a result; achievement; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 成立 cheng2 li4

    to establish; to set up; to be tenable; to hold water

  • 成熟 cheng2 shu2

    mature; ripe; Taiwan pr. cheng2 shou2

  • 成为 cheng2 wei2

    to become; to turn into

  • 成语 cheng2 yu3

    Chinese set expression, often made up of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 characters each, often alluding to a story or historical quotation; idiom; proverb; saying; adage; set expression; CL:條|条[tiao2],本[ben3],句[ju4]

  • 成长 cheng2 zhang3

    to mature; to grow; growth

  • 诚恳 cheng2 ken3

    sincere; honest; cordial

  • 诚实 cheng2 shi2

    honest; honesty; honorable; truthful

  • 城市 cheng2 shi4

    city; town; CL:座[zuo4]

  • 吃 chi1

    to eat; to have one's meal; to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to exhaust

  • 吃惊 chi1 jing1

    to be startled; to be shocked; to be amazed

  • 吃亏 chi1 kui1

    to suffer losses; to come to grief; to lose out; to get the worst of it; to be at a disadvantage; unfortunately

  • 迟到 chi2 dao4

    to arrive late

  • 持续 chi2 xu4

    to continue; to persist; sustainable; preservation

  • 池子 chi2 zi5

    pond; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 尺子 chi3 zi5

    rule; ruler (measuring instrument); CL:把[ba3]

  • 翅膀 chi4 bang3

    wing; CL:個|个[ge4],對|对[dui4]

  • 冲 chong1

    (of water) to dash against; to mix with water; to infuse; to rinse; to flush; to develop (a film); to rise in the air; to clash; to collide with

  • 充电器 chong1 dian4 qi4

    battery charger

  • 充分 chong1 fen4

    full; abundant

  • 充满 chong1 man3

    full of; brimming with; very full; permeated

  • 重复 chong2 fu4

    to repeat; to duplicate; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 重新 chong2 xin1

    again; once more; re-

  • 宠物 chong3 wu4

    house pet

  • 抽屉 chou1 ti5


  • 抽象 chou1 xiang4


  • 抽烟 chou1 yan1

    to smoke (a cigarette, tobacco)

  • 丑 chou3

    clown; surname Chou; 2nd earthly branch: 1-3 a.m., 12th solar month (6th January to 3rd February), year of the Ox

  • 臭 chou4

    stench; stink; smelly; to smell (bad)

  • 出 chu1

    to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc

  • 出版 chu1 ban3

    to publish; to come off the press; to put out

  • 出差 chu1 chai1

    to go on an official or business trip

  • 出发 chu1 fa1

    to start out; to set off

  • 出口 chu1 kou3

    an exit; CL:個|个[ge4]; to speak; to export; (of a ship) to leave port

  • 出色 chu1 se4

    remarkable; outstanding

  • 出生 chu1 sheng1

    to be born

  • 出席 chu1 xi2

    to attend; to participate; present

  • 出现 chu1 xian4

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

  • 出租车 chu1 zu1 che1


  • 初级 chu1 ji2

    junior; primary

  • 除 chu2

    to get rid of; to remove; to exclude; to eliminate; to wipe out; to divide; except; not including

  • 除非 chu2 fei1

    only if (..., or otherwise, ...); only when; only in the case that; unless

  • 除了 chu2 le5

    besides; apart from (... also...); in addition to; except (for)

  • 除夕 chu2 xi1

    (New Year's) Eve

  • 厨房 chu2 fang2

    kitchen; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 处理 chu3 li3

    to handle; to treat; to deal with; to process; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 穿 chuan1

    to bore through; pierce; perforate; penetrate; pass through; to dress; to wear; to put on; to thread

  • 船 chuan2

    a boat; vessel; ship; CL:條|条[tiao2],艘[sou1],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 传播 chuan2 bo1

    to disseminate; to propagate; to spread

  • 传递 chuan2 di4

    to transmit; to pass on to sb else

  • 传染 chuan2 ran3

    to infect; contagious

  • 传说 chuan2 shuo1

    legend; folklore; tradition; it is said; they say that...

  • 传统 chuan2 tong3

    tradition; traditional; convention; conventional; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 传真 chuan2 zhen1

    fax; facsimile

  • 窗户 chuang1 hu5

    window; CL:個|个[ge4],扇[shan4]

  • 窗帘 chuang1 lian2

    window curtains

  • 闯 chuang3

    to rush; to charge; to dash; to break through; to temper oneself (through battling hardships)

  • 创造 chuang4 zao4

    to create; to bring about; to produce; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 吹 chui1

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

  • 春 chun1

    spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life

  • 磁带 ci2 dai4

    magnetic tape; CL:盤|盘[pan2],盒[he2]

  • 词典 ci2 dian3

    dictionary (of Chinese compound words); also written 辭典|辞典[ci2 dian3]; CL:部[bu4],本[ben3]

  • 词语 ci2 yu3

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

  • 辞职 ci2 zhi2

    to resign

  • 此外 ci3 wai4

    besides; in addition; moreover; furthermore

  • 次 ci4

    next in sequence; second; the second (day, time etc); secondary; vice-; sub-; infra-; inferior quality; substandard; order; sequence; hypo- (chemistry); classifier for enumerated events: time

  • 次要 ci4 yao4


  • 刺激 ci4 ji1

    to provoke; to irritate; to upset; to stimulate; to excite; irritant

  • 匆忙 cong1 mang2

    hasty; hurried

  • 聪明 cong1 ming5

    acute (of sight and hearing); clever; intelligent; bright; smart

  • 从 cong2

    from; via; passing through; through

  • 从此 cong2 ci3

    from now on; since then; henceforth

  • 从而 cong2 er2

    thus; thereby

  • 从来 cong2 lai2

    always; at all times; never (if used in negative sentence)

  • 从前 cong2 qian2

    previously; formerly; once upon a time

  • 从事 cong2 shi4

    to go for; to engage in; to undertake; to deal with; to handle; to do

  • 粗心 cu1 xin1

    careless; thoughtless

  • 醋 cu4


  • 促进 cu4 jin4

    to promote (an idea or cause); to advance; boost

  • 促使 cu4 shi3

    to induce; to promote; to urge; to impel; to bring about; to provoke; to drive (sb to do sth); to catalyze; to actuate; to contribute to (some development)

  • 催 cui1

    to urge; to press; to prompt; to rush sb; to hasten sth; to expedite

  • 存 cun2

    exist; deposit; store; keep; survive

  • 存在 cun2 zai4

    to exist; to be

  • 错 cuo4

    mistake; error; blunder; fault; cross; uneven; wrong; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 错误 cuo4 wu4

    error; mistake; mistaken; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 措施 cuo4 shi1

    measure; step (to be taken); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 答应 da1 ying5

    to promise; to agree; to reply; to respond

  • 答案 da2 an4

    answer; solution; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 达到 da2 dao4

    to reach; to achieve; to attain

  • 打扮 da3 ban5

    to decorate; to dress; to make up; to adorn; manner of dressing; style of dress

  • 打电话 da3 dian4 hua4

    to make a telephone call

  • 打工 da3 gong1

    to work (do manual labor for a living); a part time job; to moonlight

  • 打交道 da3 jiao1 dao4

    to come into contact with; to have dealings

  • 打篮球 da3 lan2 qiu2

    play basketball

  • 打喷嚏 da3 pen1 ti4

    to sneeze

  • 打扰 da3 rao3

    to disturb; to bother; to trouble

  • 打扫 da3 sao3

    to clean; to sweep

  • 打算 da3 suan4

    to plan; to intend; to calculate; plan; intention; calculation; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 打听 da3 ting5

    to ask about; to inquire about

  • 打印 da3 yin4

    to print; to seal; to stamp

  • 打招呼 da3 zhao1 hu5

    to greet sb by word or action; to give prior notice

  • 打折 da3 zhe2

    to give a discount

  • 打针 da3 zhen1

    to give or have an injection

  • 大 da4

    big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; oldest; eldest

  • 大方 da4 fang1

    expert; scholar; mother earth; a type of green tea

  • 大概 da4 gai4

    roughly; probably; rough; approximate; about

  • 大家 da4 jia1

    authority; everyone

  • 大使馆 da4 shi3 guan3

    embassy; CL:座[zuo4],個|个[ge4]

  • 大象 da4 xiang4

    elephant; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 大型 da4 xing2

    large scale; wide scale; broad scale

  • 大约 da4 yue1

    approximately; about

  • 呆 dai1

    foolish; stupid; expressionless; blank; to stay

  • 带 dai4

    band; belt; girdle; ribbon; tire; area; zone; region; CL:條|条[tiao2]; to wear; to carry; to lead; to bring; to look after; to raise

  • 戴 dai4

    to put on or wear (glasses, hat, gloves etc); to respect; to bear; to support

  • 代表 dai4 biao3

    representative; delegate; CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4],名[ming2]; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of

  • 代替 dai4 ti4

    instead; to replace; to substitute (X for Y, or a number in an algebraic expression)

  • 大夫 dai4 fu5

    doctor; minister of state (in pre-Han states); CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 贷款 dai4 kuan3

    a loan; to provide a loan (e.g. bank); CL:筆|笔[bi3]

  • 待遇 dai4 yu4

    treatment; pay; wages; status; salary

  • 单纯 dan1 chun2

    simple; pure; alone; merely

  • 单调 dan1 diao4


  • 单独 dan1 du2

    alone; by oneself; on one's own

  • 单位 dan1 wei4

    a unit; unit (of measure); work unit (one's workplace); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 单元 dan1 yuan2

    unit; entrance number; staircase (for residential buildings)

  • 担任 dan1 ren4

    to hold a governmental office or post; to assume office of; to take charge of; to serve as

  • 担心 dan1 xin1

    anxious; worried; uneasy; to worry; to be anxious

  • 耽误 dan1 wu5

    delay; hold-up; to waste time; to interfere with

  • 胆小鬼 dan3 xiao3 gui3


  • 淡 dan4

    insipid; diluted; weak; mild; light in color; tasteless; fresh; indifferent; nitrogen

  • 蛋糕 dan4 gao1

    cake; CL:塊|块[kuai4],個|个[ge4]

  • 但是 dan4 shi4

    but; however

  • 当 dang1

    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

  • 当代 dang1 dai4

    the present age; the contemporary era

  • 当地 dang1 di4


  • 当然 dang1 ran2

    only natural; as it should be; certainly; of course; without doubt

  • 当时 dang1 shi2

    then; at that time; while

  • 挡 dang3

    to resist; to obstruct; to hinder; to keep off; to block (a blow); to get in the way of; cover; gear

  • 刀 dao1

    knife; CL:把[ba3]

  • 岛 dao3

    island; CL:個|个[ge4],座[zuo4]

  • 倒霉 dao3 mei2

    have bad luck; be out of luck

  • 导演 dao3 yan3

    direct; director (film etc)

  • 导游 dao3 you2

    tour guide; to conduct a tour; a guidebook

  • 导致 dao3 zhi4

    to lead to; to create; to cause; to bring about

  • 倒 dao4

    to move backwards; converse

  • 到 dao4

    to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive

  • 到处 dao4 chu4

    in all places; everywhere

  • 到达 dao4 da2

    to reach; to arrive

  • 到底 dao4 di3

    finally; in the end; when all is said and done; after all; to the end; to the last

  • 道德 dao4 de2

    virtue; morality; ethics; moral; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 道理 dao4 li3

    reason; argument; sense; principle; basis; justification; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 道歉 dao4 qian4

    to apologize; to make an apology

  • 地 de5

    -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct

  • 的 de5

    of; structural particle: used before a noun, linking it to preceding possessive or descriptive attributive

  • 得 de5

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

  • 得意 de2 yi4

    proud of oneself; pleased with oneself; complacent

  • 得 dei3

    to have to; must; ought to; to need to

  • 灯 deng1

    lamp; light; lantern; CL:盞|盏[zhan3]

  • 登机牌 deng1 ji1 pai2

    boarding pass

  • 登记 deng1 ji4

    to register (one's name)

  • 等 deng3

    to wait for; to await

  • 等 deng3

    et cetera; and so on; et al. (and other authors); after; as soon as; once

  • 等待 deng3 dai4

    wait for; await

  • 等候 deng3 hou4


  • 等于 deng3 yu2

    to equal; to be tantamount to

  • 低 di1

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

  • 滴 di1

    a drop; to drip

  • 的确 di2 que4

    really; indeed

  • 敌人 di2 ren2

    enemy; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 底 di3

    background; bottom; base; the end of a period of time; towards the end of (last month)

  • 递 di4

    to hand over; to pass on sth; to gradually increase or decrease; progressively

  • 地道 di4 dao5

    authentic; genuine; typical;

  • 地方 di4 fang1

    region; regional (away from the central administration)

  • 地理 di4 li3


  • 地球 di4 qiu2

    the Earth; planet; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 地区 di4 qu1

    local; regional; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 地毯 di4 tan3

    carpet; rug

  • 地铁 di4 tie3

    subway; metro

  • 地图 di4 tu2

    map; CL:張|张[zhang1],本[ben3]

  • 地位 di4 wei4

    position; status; place; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 地震 di4 zhen4


  • 地址 di4 zhi3

    address; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 弟弟 di4 di5

    younger brother; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 第一 di4 yi1

    first; number one

  • 点 dian3

    drop (of liquid); stain; spot; speck; jot; dot stroke (in Chinese characters); decimal point; point; mark (of degree or level); a place (with certain characteristics); iron bell; o’clock; a little; a bit; some; (point) unit of measurement for type; to touch on briefly; to make clear; to light; to ignite; to kindle; period of time at night (24 minutes) (old); a drip; to dibble; classifier for small indeterminate quantities

  • 点头 dian3 tou2

    to nod

  • 点心 dian3 xin5

    light refreshments; pastry; dimsum (in Cantonese cooking); dessert

  • 电池 dian4 chi2

    battery; CL:節|节[jie2],組|组[zu3]

  • 电脑 dian4 nao3

    computer; CL:臺|台[tai2]

  • 电视 dian4 shi4

    television; TV; CL:臺|台[tai2],個|个[ge4]

  • 电台 dian4 tai2

    transmitter-receiver; broadcasting station; radio station; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 电梯 dian4 ti1

    elevator; CL:臺|台[tai2],部[bu4]

  • 电影 dian4 ying3

    movie; film; CL:部[bu4],片[pian4],幕[mu4],場|场[chang3]

  • 电子邮件 dian4 zi3 you2 jian4

    electronic mail; email; CL:封[feng1]

  • 钓 diao4

    to fish with a hook and bait

  • 掉 diao4

    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)

  • 调查 diao4 cha2

    investigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]

  • 丁 ding1

    cubes of meat and vegetables; man; members of a family; population; fourth of 10 heavenly stems 十天干;

  • 顶 ding3

    apex; crown of the head; top; roof; to carry on the head; to push to the top; to go against; most; to replace; to substitute; classifier for headwear, hats, veils etc; to agree or support (internet slang, similar to digg)

  • 丢 diu1

    to lose; to put aside; to throw

  • 冬 dong1


  • 东 dong1

    east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; surname Dong

  • 东西 dong1 xi5

    thing; stuff; person; CL:個|个[ge4],件[jian4]

  • 懂 dong3

    to understand; to know

  • 冻 dong4

    to freeze; to feel very cold; aspic or jelly

  • 洞 dong4

    cave; hole; zero (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 动画片 dong4 hua4 pian1

    cartoon; animation

  • 动物 dong4 wu4

    animal; CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2],個|个[ge4]

  • 动作 dong4 zuo4

    movement; motion; action; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 都 dou1

    all, both; entirely (due to) each; even; already

  • 逗 dou4

    to stay; to stop; to pause (while reading); to tease (play with)

  • 豆腐 dou4 fu5

    tofu; bean curd

  • 读 du2

    to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

  • 独立 du2 li4

    independent; independence; to stand alone

  • 独特 du2 te4

    unique; distinct; having special characteristics

  • 堵车 du3 che1

    traffic jam; choking

  • 度过 du4 guo4

    spend; pass

  • 肚子 du4 zi5

    belly; abdomen; stomach; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 短 duan3

    short or brief; to lack; weak point; fault

  • 短信 duan3 xin4

    text message; SMS

  • 段 duan4

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

  • 断 duan4

    to break; to snap; to cut off; to give up or abstain from sth; to judge; (usu. used in the negative) absolutely, definitely,decidedly

  • 锻炼 duan4 lian4

    to engage in physical exercise; to toughen; to temper

  • 堆 dui1

    a pile; a mass; heap; stack

  • 对 dui4


  • 对 dui4

    for; to

  • 对比 dui4 bi3

    contrast; balance; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 对不起 dui4 bu5 qi3

    unworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)

  • 对待 dui4 dai4

    to treat; treatment

  • 对方 dui4 fang1

    counterpart; other person involved; opposite side; other side; receiving party

  • 对话 dui4 hua4

    dialog; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 对面 dui4 mian4


  • 对手 dui4 shou3

    opponent; adversary; match

  • 对象 dui4 xiang4

    target; object; partner; boyfriend; girlfriend; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 对于 dui4 yu2

    regarding; as far as sth is concerned; with regards to

  • 吨 dun1

    ton; Taiwan pr. dun4

  • 蹲 dun1

    to crouch; to squat

  • 顿 dun4

    stop; pause; to arrange; to lay out; to kowtow; to stamp; at once; classifier for meals, beating, tellings off etc: time, bout, spell, meal

  • 多 duo1

    many; much; a lot of; numerous; multi-

  • 多亏 duo1 kui1

    thanks to; luckily

  • 多么 duo1 me5

    how (wonderful etc); what (a great idea etc); however (difficult it may be etc)

  • 多少 duo1 shao3

    number; amount; somewhat

  • 多余 duo1 yu2

    superfluous; unnecessary; surplus

  • 朵 duo3

    flower; earlobe; fig. item on both sides; classifier for flowers, clouds etc

  • 躲藏 duo3 cang2

    to hide oneself

  • 饿 e4

    to be hungry; hungry

  • 恶劣 e4 lie4

    vile; nasty; of very poor quality

  • 而 er2

    and; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)

  • 而且 er2 qie3

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

  • 儿童 er2 tong2

    child; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 儿子 er2 zi5


  • 耳朵 er3 duo5

    ear; CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4],對|对[dui4]

  • 二 er4

    two; 2; stupid (Beijing dialect)

  • 发 fa1

    to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop; classifier for gunshots (rounds)

  • 发表 fa1 biao3

    to issue (a statement); to publish; to issue; to put out

  • 发愁 fa1 chou2

    to worry; to fret; to be anxious; to become sad

  • 发达 fa1 da2

    developed (country etc); flourishing; to develop

  • 发抖 fa1 dou3

    shiver; shudder; tremble; tremulous

  • 发挥 fa1 hui1

    to display; to exhibit; to bring out implicit or innate qualities; to express (a thought or moral); to develop (an idea); to elaborate (on a theme)

  • 发明 fa1 ming2

    to invent; invention; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 发票 fa1 piao4

    invoice; receipt or bill for purchase

  • 发烧 fa1 shao1

    have a high temperature (from illness); have a fever

  • 发生 fa1 sheng1

    to happen; to occur; to take place; to break out

  • 发现 fa1 xian4

    to find; to discover

  • 发言 fa1 yan2

    statement; utterance; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 发展 fa1 zhan3

    development; growth; to develop; to grow; to expand

  • 罚款 fa2 kuan3

    (impose a) fine; penalty; fine (monetary)

  • 法律 fa3 lv4

    law; CL:條|条[tiao2], 套[tao4], 個|个[ge4]

  • 法院 fa3 yuan4

    court of law; court

  • 翻 fan1

    to turn over; to flip over; to overturn; to translate; to decode

  • 翻译 fan1 yi4

    to translate; to interpret; translator; interpreter; translation; interpretation; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]

  • 烦恼 fan2 nao3

    agonize; agony; annoyance; upset; vexation; worries

  • 繁荣 fan2 rong2

    prosperous; booming (economy)

  • 凡是 fan2 shi4

    every; all

  • 反对 fan3 dui4

    to fight against; to oppose; to be opposed to; opposition

  • 反而 fan3 er2

    instead; on the contrary; contrary (to expectations)

  • 反复 fan3 fu4

    repeatedly; over and over

  • 反映 fan3 ying4

    to mirror; to reflect; mirror image; reflection; fig. to report; to make known; to render; used erroneously for 反應|反应, response or reaction

  • 反应 fan3 ying4

    to react; to respond; reaction; response; reply; chemical reaction; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 反正 fan3 zheng4

    to put things back in order; to return to the correct path; in any event; come what may; whatever happens (I'm still sure it's right); anyway

  • 饭馆 fan4 guan3

    restaurant; CL:家[jia1]

  • 范围 fan4 wei2

    range; scope; limit; extent; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 方 fang1

    square; power or involution (mathematics); upright; honest; fair and square; direction; side; party (to a contract, dispute etc); place; method; prescription (medicine); upright or honest; just when; only or just; classifier for square things; abbr. for square or cubic meter

  • 方案 fang1 an4

    plan; program (for action etc); proposal; proposed bill; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 方便 fang1 bian4

    convenient; to help out; to make things easy for people; convenience; suitable; having money to spare; (euphemism) to go to the toilet

  • 方法 fang1 fa3

    method; way; means; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 方面 fang1 mian4

    respect; aspect; field; side; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 方式 fang1 shi4

    way (of life); pattern; style; mode; manner; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 方向 fang1 xiang4

    direction; orientation; path to follow; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 妨碍 fang2 ai4

    to hinder; to obstruct

  • 房东 fang2 dong1


  • 房间 fang2 jian1

    room; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 仿佛 fang3 fu2

    to seem; as if; alike; similar

  • 访问 fang3 wen4

    to visit; to call on; to interview; CL:次[ci4]

  • 放 fang4

    to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out; to set off (fireworks)

  • 放弃 fang4 qi4

    to renounce; to abandon; to give up

  • 放暑假 fang4 shu3 jia4

    take summer vacation

  • 放松 fang4 song1

    to loosen; to relax

  • 放心 fang4 xin1

    to set one's mind at rest; to be at ease; to rest

  • 非 fei1

    non-; not-; un-; abbr. for Africa 非洲; wrong; evil-doing; insist on; simply must

  • 非常 fei1 chang2

    unusual; extraordinary; extreme; very; exceptional

  • 飞机 fei1 ji1

    airplane; CL: 架[jia4]

  • 肥皂 fei2 zao4

    soap; CL:塊|块[kuai4],條|条[tiao2]

  • 肺 fei4

    lung; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 废话 fei4 hua4

    nonsense; rubbish; superfluous words; You don't say!; No kidding! (gently sarcastic)

  • 费用 fei4 yong4

    cost; expenditure; expense; CL:筆|笔[bi3],個|个[ge4]

  • 分 fen1

    to divide; to separate; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute; a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money)

  • 分别 fen1 bie2

    to part or leave each other; to distinguish; difference; in different ways; differently; separately or individually

  • 分布 fen1 bu4

    distributed; to distribute

  • 分配 fen1 pei4

    to distribute; to assign; to allocate

  • 分析 fen1 xi1

    to analyze; analysis; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • …分之… fen1 zhi1

    used for fractions and percentages, e.g. 四分之一 is 1/4 and 百分之一 is 1%

  • 分钟 fen1 zhong1


  • 纷纷 fen1 fen1

    one after another; in succession; one by one; continuously; diverse; in profusion; numerous and confused; pell-mell

  • 份 fen4

    part; share; portion; copy; classifier for gifts, newspaper, magazine, papers, reports, contracts etc

  • 奋斗 fen4 dou4

    to strive; to struggle

  • 愤怒 fen4 nu4

    angry; indignant

  • 丰富 feng1 fu4

    rich; plentiful; abundant

  • 风格 feng1 ge2


  • 风景 feng1 jing3

    scenery; landscape; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 风俗 feng1 su2

    social custom; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 风险 feng1 xian3

    risk; venture; hazard

  • 疯狂 feng1 kuang2

    madness; extreme popularity

  • 讽刺 feng3 ci4

    to satirize; to mock; irony; satire; sarcasm

  • 否定 fou3 ding4

    to negate; negative (answer); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 否认 fou3 ren4

    to declare to be untrue; to deny

  • 否则 fou3 ze2

    if not; otherwise; else; or else

  • 扶 fu2

    to support with hand; to help sb up; to help

  • 幅 fu2

    width; roll; classifier for textiles or pictures

  • 服从 fu2 cong2

    to obey (an order); to comply; to defer

  • 服务员 fu2 wu4 yuan2

    waiter; waitress; attendant; customer service personnel; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 服装 fu2 zhuang1

    dress; clothing; costume; clothes; CL:身[shen1]

  • 符合 fu2 he2

    in keeping with; in accordance with; tallying with; in line with; to agree with; to accord with; to conform to; to correspond with; to manage; to handle

  • 辅导 fu3 dao3

    to coach; to tutor; to give advice (in study)

  • 富 fu4

    rich; surname Fu

  • 附近 fu4 jin4

    (in the) vicinity; nearby; neighboring; next to

  • 付款 fu4 kuan3

    pay; payment

  • 妇女 fu4 nv3


  • 父亲 fu4 qin1

    father; also pr. with light tone [fu4 qin5]; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 复习 fu4 xi2

    to revise; to review; revision; CL:次[ci4]

  • 复印 fu4 yin4

    to photocopy; to duplicate a document

  • 复杂 fu4 za2

    complicated; complex

  • 复制 fu4 zhi4

    to duplicate; to make a copy of; to copy; to reproduce; to clone

  • 负责 fu4 ze2

    to be in charge of; to take responsibility for; to be to blame; conscientious

  • 改变 gai3 bian4

    to change; to alter; to transform

  • 改革 gai3 ge2

    to reform; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 改进 gai3 jin4

    to improve; to make better; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 改善 gai3 shan4

    to make better; to improve; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 改正 gai3 zheng4

    to correct; to amend; to put right; correction; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 盖 gai4

    lid; top; cover; canopy; to build

  • 概括 gai4 kuo4

    to summarize; to generalize; briefly; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 概念 gai4 nian4

    concept; idea; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 干杯 gan1 bei1

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

  • 干脆 gan1 cui4

    straightforward; clear-cut; blunt (e.g. statement); you might as well; simply

  • 干净 gan1 jing4

    clean; neat

  • 干燥 gan1 zao4

    to dry (of weather, paint, cement etc); desiccation; dull; uninteresting; arid

  • 敢 gan3

    to dare; daring; (polite) may I venture

  • 感动 gan3 dong4

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

  • 感激 gan3 ji1

    to express thanks; grateful; moved to gratitude

  • 感觉 gan3 jue2

    to feel; to become aware of; feeling; sense; perception; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 感冒 gan3 mao4

    to catch cold; (common) cold; CL:場|场[chang2],次[ci4]

  • 感情 gan3 qing2

    feeling; emotion; sensation; likes and dislikes; deep affection for sb or sth; relationship (i.e. love affair); CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]

  • 感受 gan3 shou4

    to sense; perception; to feel (through the senses); a feeling; an impression; an experience

  • 感想 gan3 xiang3

    impressions; reflections; thoughts; CL:通[tong4],個|个[ge4]

  • 感谢 gan3 xie4

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

  • 赶紧 gan3 jin3


  • 赶快 gan3 kuai4

    at once; immediately

  • 干 gan4

    to work; to do; to manage

  • 干活儿 gan4 huo2 r5

    to work; manual labor

  • 刚才 gang1 cai2

    just now; a moment ago

  • 刚刚 gang1 gang5

    just recently; just a moment ago

  • 钢铁 gang1 tie3


  • 高 gao1

    high; tall; above average; loud; your (honorific); surname Gao

  • 高档 gao1 dang4

    superior quality; high grade; top grade

  • 高级 gao1 ji2

    high level; high grade; advanced; high-ranking

  • 高速公路 gao1 su4 gong1 lu4

    expressway; highway; freeway

  • 高兴 gao1 xing4

    happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood

  • 搞 gao3

    to do; to make; to go in for; to set up; to get hold of; to take care of

  • 告别 gao4 bie2

    to leave; to bid farewell to; to say good-bye to

  • 告诉 gao4 su5

    to tell; to inform; to let know

  • 胳膊 ge1 bo5

    arm; CL:隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2],雙|双[shuang1]

  • 哥哥 ge1 ge5

    older brother; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 鸽子 ge1 zi5

    pigeon; dove; various birds of the species Columbidae

  • 隔壁 ge2 bi4

    next door

  • 革命 ge2 ming4

    revolution; revolutionary (politics); CL:次[ci4]

  • 格外 ge2 wai4

    especially; particularly

  • 个 ge4

    individual; this; that; size; classifier for people or objects in general

  • 个别 ge4 bie2

    individual; specific; respective; just one or two

  • 个人 ge4 ren2

    individual; personal; oneself

  • 个性 ge4 xing4

    individuality; personality

  • 个子 ge4 zi5

    height; stature; build; size

  • 各 ge4

    each; every

  • 各自 ge4 zi5

    each; respective; apiece

  • 给 gei3

    to; for; for the benefit of; to give; to allow; to do sth (for sb); (passive particle)

  • 跟 gen1

    heel; to follow closely; to go with; to marry sb (of woman); with; towards; as (compared to); from (different from); and (in addition to)

  • 根 gen1

    root; basis; classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings; CL:條|条[tiao2]; radical (chemistry)

  • 根本 gen1 ben3

    fundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 根据 gen1 ju4

    according to; based on; basis; foundation; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 更 geng4

    even more; furthermore

  • 更加 geng4 jia1

    more (than sth else); even more

  • 公布 gong1 bu4

    to announce; to make public; to publish

  • 公共汽车 gong1 gong4 qi4 che1

    bus; CL:輛|辆[liang4],班[ban1]

  • 公斤 gong1 jin1

    kilogram (kg)

  • 公开 gong1 kai1

    public; to publish; to make public

  • 公里 gong1 li3

    (business) company; company; firm; corporation; incorporated; CL:家[jia1]

  • 公平 gong1 ping2

    fair; impartial

  • 公司 gong1 si1

    tool; instrument; utensil; means (to achieve a goal etc)

  • 公寓 gong1 yu4

    apartment building; block of flats; CL:套|套[tao4]

  • 公元 gong1 yuan2

    (year) AD; Christian era

  • 公园 gong1 yuan2


  • 公主 gong1 zhu3


  • 工厂 gong1 chang3

    factory; CL:家[jia1],座[zuo4]

  • 工程师 gong1 cheng2 shi1

    engineer; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]

  • 工具 gong1 ju4

    wages; pay; CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4],月[yue4]

  • 工人 gong1 ren2

    worker; CL:個|个[ge4],名[ming2]

  • 工业 gong1 ye4

    industry; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 工资 gong1 zi1

    job; work; construction; task; CL:個|个[ge4],份[fen4],項|项[xiang4]

  • 工作 gong1 zuo4

    public park; CL:場|场[chang3]

  • 功夫 gong1 fu5

    skill; art; kung fu; labor; effort

  • 功能 gong1 neng2

    function; capability

  • 共同 gong4 tong2

    common; joint; jointly; together; collaborative

  • 贡献 gong4 xian4

    to contribute; to dedicate; to devote; contribution; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 沟通 gou1 tong1


  • 狗 gou3

    dog; CL:隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]

  • 够 gou4

    to reach; to be enough

  • 构成 gou4 cheng2

    to constitute; to form; to compose; to make up; to configure (computing)

  • 购物 gou4 wu4


  • 孤单 gu1 dan1

    lone; lonely; loneliness

  • 姑姑 gu1 gu5

    paternal aunt; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 姑娘 gu1 niang5

    girl; young woman; young lady; daughter; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 估计 gu1 ji4

    to estimate; to reckon; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 古代 gu3 dai4

    ancient times; olden times

  • 古典 gu3 dian3


  • 古老 gu3 lao3

    ancient; old; age-old

  • 鼓励 gu3 li4

    to encourage

  • 鼓舞 gu3 wu3

    heartening (news); boost (morale); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 鼓掌 gu3 zhang3

    to applaud; to clap

  • 股票 gu3 piao4

    share; stock (market)

  • 骨头 gu3 tou5

    bone; strong character; CL:根[gen1],塊|块[kuai4]

  • 固定 gu4 ding4

    fixed; set; regular

  • 固体 gu4 ti3


  • 顾客 gu4 ke4

    client; customer; CL:位[wei4]

  • 故事 gu4 shi5

    story; tale; narrative

  • 故意 gu4 yi4

    deliberately; on purpose

  • 雇佣 gu4 yong1

    to employ; to hire

  • 刮风 gua1 feng1

    to be windy

  • 挂 gua4

    to hang or suspend (from a hook etc); (of a telephone call) to hang up; to be worried or concerned; to make a phone call (topolect); to register or record; to hitch; classifier for sets or clusters of objects

  • 挂号 gua4 hao4

    to register (a letter etc)

  • 乖 guai1

    (of a child) obedient, well-behaved; clever; shrewd; alert; perverse; contrary to reason; irregular; abnormal

  • 拐弯 guai3 wan1

    to go round a curve; to turn a corner; fig. a new direction

  • 怪不得 guai4 bu5 de5

    lit. you can't blame it!; no wonder!; so that's why!

  • 官 guan1

    official; government; organ of body; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 关 guan1

    mountain pass; to close; to shut; to turn off; to concern; to involve

  • 关闭 guan1 bi4

    to close; to shut

  • 关怀 guan1 huai2

    care; solicitude; to show care for; concerned about; attentive to

  • 关键 guan1 jian4

    crucial point; crux; CL:個|个[ge4]; key; crucial; pivotal

  • 关系 guan1 xi4

    relation; relationship; to concern; to affect; to have to do with; guanxi; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 关心 guan1 xin1

    to care for sth; caring; concerned

  • 关于 guan1 yu2

    pertaining to; concerning; regarding; with regards to; about; a matter of

  • 观察 guan1 cha2

    to observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 观点 guan1 dian3

    point of view; viewpoint; standpoint; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 观念 guan1 nian4

    notion; thought; concept; sense; views; ideology; general impressions

  • 观众 guan1 zhong4

    spectators; audience; visitors (to an exhibition etc)

  • 管理 guan3 li3

    to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 管子 guan3 zi3

    tube; pipe; drinking straw; CL:根[gen1]

  • 冠军 guan4 jun1

    champion; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 罐头 guan4 tou5

    tin; can; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 光 guang1

    light; ray; CL:道[dao4]; bright; only; merely; to use up

  • 光滑 guang1 hua5

    glossy; sleek; smooth

  • 光临 guang1 lin2

    (honorific) Welcome!; You honor us with your presence.; It is an honor to have you.

  • 光明 guang1 ming2

    light; illumination; radiance (esp. glory of Buddha etc); fig. bright prospect; openhearted

  • 光盘 guang1 pan2

    compact disc; CD or DVD; CD ROM; CL:片[pian4],張|张[zhang1]

  • 光荣 guang1 rong2

    honor and glory; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 广播 guang3 bo1

    broadcast; widely spread; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 广场 guang3 chang3

    a public square (e.g. Tiananmen Square); plaza; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 广大 guang3 da4

    (of an area) vast or extensive; large-scale; widespread; (of people) numerous

  • 广泛 guang3 fan4

    extensive; wide range

  • 广告 guang3 gao4

    to advertise; a commercial; advertisement; CL:項|项[xiang4]

  • 逛 guang4

    to stroll; to visit

  • 规定 gui1 ding4

    provision; to fix; to set; to formulate; to stipulate; to provide; regulation; rule; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 规矩 gui1 ju5

    lit. compass and set square; fig. established standard; rule; customs; practices; fig. upright and honest; well-behaved

  • 规律 gui1 lv4

    rule (e.g. of science); law of behavior; regular pattern; rhythm; discipline

  • 规模 gui1 mo2

    scale; scope; extent; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 规则 gui1 ze2

    rule; regulation; rules and regulations

  • 贵 gui4

    expensive; noble; your (name); precious

  • 柜台 gui4 tai2

    sales counter; front desk; bar

  • 滚 gun3

    to boil; to roll; get lost (imperative); take a hike

  • 锅 guo1

    pot; pan; boiler; CL:口[kou3],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 国籍 guo2 ji2


  • 国际 guo2 ji4


  • 国家 guo2 jia1

    country; nation; state; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 国庆节 Guo2 qing4 jie2

    PRC National Day (October 1st)

  • 果然 guo3 ran2

    really; sure enough; as expected

  • 果实 guo3 shi2

    fruit; gains

  • 果汁 guo3 zhi1

    fruit juice

  • 过 guo4

    to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along

  • 过 guo5

    (experienced action marker); to cross; to go over

  • 过程 guo4 cheng2

    course of events; process; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 过分 guo4 fen4

    excessive; undue; overly

  • 过敏 guo4 min3

    to be allergic; allergy

  • 过期 guo4 qi1

    to be overdue; to exceed the time limit; to expire (as in expiration date)

  • 过去 guo4 qu5

    (in the) past; former; previous; to go over; to pass by

  • 哈 ha1

    laughter; yawn; abbr. for Kazakhstan

  • 还 hai2

    still; still in progress; still more; yet; even more; in addition; fairly; passably (good); as early as; even; also; else

  • 还是 hai2 shi4

    or; still; nevertheless

  • 孩子 hai2 zi5


  • 海关 hai3 guan1

    customs (i.e. border crossing inspection); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 海鲜 hai3 xian1


  • 海洋 hai3 yang2

    ocean; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 害怕 hai4 pa4

    to be afraid; to be scared

  • 害羞 hai4 xiu1

    blush; shy

  • 寒假 han2 jia4

    winter vacation

  • 喊 han3

    call; cry; to shout

  • 汗 han4

    perspiration; sweat; CL:滴[di1],頭|头[tou2],身[shen1]; Khan (Persian or Mongol king or emperor); Khan (name); to be speechless (out of helplessness, embarrassment etc) (Internet slang used as an interjection)

  • 汉语 Han4 yu3

    Chinese language; CL:門|门[men2]

  • 航班 hang2 ban1

    scheduled flight; flight number; plane; scheduled sailing; sailing number; passenger ship

  • 行业 hang2 ye4

    industry; business

  • 豪华 hao2 hua2


  • 好 hao3

    good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness)

  • 好吃 hao3 chi1

    tasty; delicious

  • 好处 hao3 chu5

    benefit; advantage; gain; profit; also pronounced hao3 chu4; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 好像 hao3 xiang4

    as if; to seem like

  • 号 hao4

    day of a month; (suffix used after) name of a ship; (ordinal) number

  • 号码 hao4 ma3

    number; CL:堆[dui1],個|个[ge4]

  • 好奇 hao4 qi2

    inquisitive; curious

  • 喝 he1

    to drink; to shout (a command); My goodness!

  • 河 he2

    river; CL:條|条[tiao2],道[dao4]

  • 和 he2

    and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; surname He; Japanese related; Taiwan pr. han4

  • 和平 he2 ping2


  • 何必 he2 bi4

    there is no need; why should

  • 何况 he2 kuang4

    much less; let alone

  • 合法 he2 fa3

    lawful; legitimate; legal

  • 合格 he2 ge2

    qualified; meeting a standard; eligible (voter)

  • 合理 he2 li3

    rational; reasonable; fair

  • 合适 he2 shi4

    suitable; fitting; decent; to fit

  • 合同 he2 tong5

    (business) contract; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 合影 he2 ying3

    joint photo; group photo

  • 合作 he2 zuo4

    to cooperate; to collaborate; to work together; cooperation; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 核心 he2 xin1

    core; nucleus

  • 盒子 he2 zi5


  • 黑 hei1

    black; dark; abbr. for Heilongjiang 黑龍江|黑龙江 province in northeast China

  • 黑板 hei1 ban3

    blackboard; CL:塊|块[kuai4],個|个[ge4]

  • 很 hen3

    (adverb of degree); quite; very; awfully

  • 恨 hen4

    to hate; to regret

  • 横 heng2

    horizontal; across; (horizontal character stroke)

  • 红 hong2

    bonus; popular; red; revolutionary

  • 猴子 hou2 zi5

    monkey; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 厚 hou4

    thick; deep or profound; kind; generous; rich or strong in flavor; to favor; to stress

  • 后果 hou4 guo3

    consequences; aftermath

  • 后悔 hou4 hui3

    to regret; to repent

  • 后来 hou4 lai2

    afterwards; later

  • 后面 hou4 mian5

    rear; back; behind; later; afterwards

  • 忽然 hu1 ran2

    suddenly; all of a sudden

  • 忽视 hu1 shi4

    to neglect; to ignore

  • 呼吸 hu1 xi1

    to breathe

  • 壶 hu2

    pot; classifier for bottled liquid

  • 蝴蝶 hu2 die2

    butterfly; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 胡说 hu2 shuo1

    to talk nonsense; drivel

  • 胡同 hu2 tong4

    lane; alley; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 胡须 hu2 xu1

    beard; CL:根[gen1],綹|绺[liu3]

  • 糊涂 hu2 tu5

    muddled; silly; confused

  • 护士 hu4 shi5

    nurse; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 护照 hu4 zhao4

    passport; CL:本[ben3],個|个[ge4]

  • 互相 hu4 xiang1

    each other; mutually; mutual

  • 花 hua1

    to spend (money, time)

  • 花生 hua1 sheng1

    peanut; groundnut; CL:粒[li4]

  • 花园 hua1 yuan2

    garden; CL:座[zuo4],個|个[ge4]

  • 滑冰 hua2 bing1

    to skate; skating

  • 划船 hua2 chuan2

    to row a boat; rowing boat; rowing (sport)

  • 华裔 hua2 yi4

    ethnic Chinese; non-Chinese citizen of Chinese ancestry

  • 画 hua4

    to draw; picture; painting; CL:幅[fu2],張|张[zhang1]

  • 话题 hua4 ti2

    subject (of a talk or conversation); topic

  • 化学 hua4 xue2

    chemistry; chemical

  • 怀念 huai2 nian4

    to cherish the memory of; to think of; reminisce

  • 怀疑 huai2 yi2

    to doubt; to suspect; doubt; suspicion; skeptical

  • 坏 huai4

    bad; spoiled; broken; to break down

  • 欢迎 huan1 ying2

    to welcome; welcome

  • 还 huan2

    to pay back; to return;

  • 环境 huan2 jing4

    environment; circumstances; surroundings; CL:個|个[ge4]; ambient

  • 缓解 huan3 jie3

    to ease; to help relieve (a crisis)

  • 换 huan4

    change; exchange

  • 幻想 huan4 xiang3

    delusion; fantasy

  • 慌张 huang1 zhang1

    confused; flustered

  • 黄 huang2

    yellow; pornographic; to fall through

  • 黄瓜 huang2 gua1

    cucumber; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 黄金 huang2 jin1


  • 皇帝 huang2 di4

    emperor; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 皇后 huang2 hou4

    empress; imperial consort

  • 挥 hui1

    to wave; to brandish; to wipe away; to command; to conduct; to scatter; to disperse

  • 灰 hui1

    ash; dust; lime; gray; discouraged; dejected

  • 灰尘 hui1 chen2


  • 灰心 hui1 xin1

    lose heart; be discouraged

  • 恢复 hui1 fu4

    to reinstate; to resume; to restore; to recover; to regain; to rehabilitate

  • 回 hui2

    to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims); time; classifier for acts of a play; section or chapter (of a classic book)

  • 回答 hui2 da2

    to reply; to answer; the answer; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 回忆 hui2 yi4

    to recall; recollection; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 会 hui4

    can; be possible; be able to; will; be likely to; be sure to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; CL:個|个[ge4]; a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is hui3)

  • 会议 hui4 yi4

    meeting; conference; CL:場|场[chang3],屆|届[jie4]

  • 汇率 hui4 lv4

    exchange rate

  • 婚礼 hun1 li3

    wedding ceremony; wedding

  • 婚姻 hun1 yin1

    matrimony; wedding; marriage; CL:次[ci4]

  • 活动 huo2 dong4

    to exercise; to move about; to operate; activity; loose; shaky; active; movable; maneuver; to use connections; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]

  • 活泼 huo2 po5

    lively; vivacious; brisk; active

  • 活跃 huo2 yue4

    active; vigorous

  • 火 huo3

    fire; CL:把[ba3]

  • 火柴 huo3 chai2

    match (for lighting fire); CL:根[gen1],盒[he2]

  • 火车站 huo3 che1 zhan4

    train station

  • 伙伴 huo3 ban4

    partner; companion; comrade

  • 获得 huo4 de2

    to obtain; to receive; to get

  • 或者 huo4 zhe3

    or; possibly; maybe; perhaps

  • 基本 ji1 ben3

    basic; fundamental; main; elementary

  • 基础 ji1 chu3

    base; foundation; basis; underlying; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 机会 ji1 hui4

    opportunity; chance; occasion; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 机器 ji1 qi4

    machine; CL:臺|台[tai2],部[bu4],個|个[ge4]

  • 机场 ji1 chang3

    airport; airfield; CL:家[jia1],處|处[chu4]

  • 鸡蛋 ji1 dan4

    (chicken) egg; hen's egg; CL:個|个[ge4],打[da2]

  • 激动 ji1 dong4

    to excite; to agitate; exciting

  • 激烈 ji1 lie4

    intense; acute; fierce

  • 几乎 ji1 hu1

    almost; nearly; practically

  • 积极 ji1 ji2

    active; energetic; vigorous; positive (outlook); proactive

  • 积累 ji1 lei3

    to accumulate; accumulation; cumulative; cumulatively

  • 肌肉 ji1 rou4

    muscle; flesh

  • 极 ji2

    extremely; pole (geography, physics); utmost; top

  • 极其 ji2 qi2


  • 及格 ji2 ge2

    to pass a test

  • 及时 ji2 shi2

    in time; promptly; without delay; timely

  • 急忙 ji2 mang2


  • 集合 ji2 he2

    a congregation; to gather; a set

  • 集体 ji2 ti3

    collective; social; team; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 集中 ji2 zhong1

    to concentrate; to centralize; to focus; centralized; concentrated; to put together

  • 即使 ji2 shi3

    even if; even though; given that

  • 几 ji3

    how much; how many; several; a few

  • 寄 ji4

    to live (in a house); to lodge; to mail; to send; to entrust; to depend

  • 记得 ji4 de5

    to remember

  • 记录 ji4 lu4

    record; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 记忆 ji4 yi4

    memories; remember; memory; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 记者 ji4 zhe3

    reporter; journalist; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 计划 ji4 hua4

    plan; project; program; to plan; to map out; CL:個|个[ge4],項|项[xiang4]

  • 计算 ji4 suan4

    to count; to calculate; to compute; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 季节 ji4 jie2

    time; season; period; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 系领带 ji4 ling3 dai4

    tie one's necktie

  • 纪录 ji4 lu4


  • 纪律 ji4 lv4


  • 纪念 ji4 nian4

    to commemorate; to remember; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 寂寞 ji4 mo4

    lonely; lonesome

  • 既然 ji4 ran2

    since; as; this being the case

  • 技术 ji4 shu4

    technology; technique; skill; CL:門|门[men2],種|种[zhong3],項|项[xiang4]

  • 继续 ji4 xu4

    to continue; to proceed with; to go on with

  • 家 jia1

    home; family; classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for specialists in some activity such as musician or revolutionary, corresponds to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; surname Jia; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 家具 jia1 ju4

    furniture; CL:件[jian4],套[tao4]

  • 家庭 jia1 ting2

    family; household; CL:戶|户[hu4],個|个[ge4]

  • 家务 jia1 wu4

    household duties; housework

  • 家乡 jia1 xiang1

    hometown; native place; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 加班 jia1 ban1

    to work overtime

  • 加油站 jia1 you2 zhan4

    gas station

  • 嘉宾 jia1 bin1

    esteemed guest; honored guest

  • 夹子 jia1 zi5

    clip; clamp; tongs; folder; wallet

  • 甲 jia3

    first of the ten heavenly stems 十天干|十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; (used for an unspecified person or thing); first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc); armor plating; shell or carapace; (of the fingers or toes) nail; bladed leather or metal armor (old); ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old); civil administration unit (old)

  • 假 jia3

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

  • 假如 jia3 ru2


  • 假装 jia3 zhuang1

    to feign; to pretend

  • 嫁 jia4

    (of a woman) to marry; to marry off a daughter; to shift (blame etc)

  • 价格 jia4 ge2

    price; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 价值 jia4 zhi2

    value; worth; fig. values (ethical, cultural etc); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 驾驶 jia4 shi3

    to pilot (ship, airplane etc); to drive

  • 煎 jian1

    to pan fry; to sauté

  • 肩膀 jian1 bang3


  • 坚持 jian1 chi2

    to continue upholding; to remain committed to; persistence; to persist; to uphold; to insist on; persevere

  • 坚决 jian1 jue2

    firm; resolute; determined

  • 坚强 jian1 qiang2

    staunch; strong

  • 艰巨 jian1 ju4

    arduous; terrible (task); very difficult; formidable

  • 艰苦 jian1 ku3

    difficult; hard; arduous

  • 尖锐 jian1 rui4

    sharp; intense; penetrating; pointed; acute (illness)

  • 捡 jian3

    to pick up; to collect; to gather

  • 检查 jian3 cha2

    inspection; to examine; to inspect; CL:次[ci4]

  • 简单 jian3 dan1

    simple; not complicated

  • 简历 jian3 li4

    Curriculum Vitae (CV); résumé (resume); biographical notes

  • 简直 jian3 zhi2

    simply; at all; practically

  • 剪刀 jian3 dao1

    scissors; CL:把[ba3]

  • 减肥 jian3 fei2

    to lose weight

  • 减少 jian3 shao3

    to lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower

  • 件 jian4

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

  • 健康 jian4 kang1

    health; healthy

  • 健身房 jian4 shen1 fang2

    gym; gymnasium

  • 建立 jian4 li4

    to build; to establish; to set up; to found

  • 建设 jian4 she4

    to build; to construct; construction; constructive

  • 建议 jian4 yi4

    to propose; to suggest; to recommend; proposal; suggestion; recommendation; CL:個|个[ge4],點|点[dian3]

  • 建筑 jian4 zhu4

    building; to construct; Taiwan pr. jian4 zhu2; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 见面 jian4 mian4

    to meet; to see sb; CL:次[ci4]

  • 键盘 jian4 pan2


  • 将来 jiang1 lai2

    in the future; future; the future; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 讲 jiang3

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

  • 讲究 jiang3 jiu5

    to pay particular attention to; exquisite; aesthetic

  • 讲座 jiang3 zuo4

    a course of lectures; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 奖金 jiang3 jin1

    premium; award money; a bonus

  • 降低 jiang4 di1

    to reduce; to lower; to bring down

  • 降落 jiang4 luo4

    to descend; to land

  • 酱油 jiang4 you2

    soy sauce

  • 教 jiao1

    to teach

  • 浇 jiao1

    to pour liquid; to irrigate (using waterwheel); to water; to cast (molten metal); to mold

  • 交 jiao1

    to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)

  • 交换 jiao1 huan4

    to exchange; to swap; to switch (telecom); commutative (math); to commute

  • 交际 jiao1 ji4

    communication; social intercourse

  • 交流 jiao1 liu2

    exchange; give-and-take; to exchange; to alternate; communication; alternating current (electricity)

  • 交通 jiao1 tong1

    to be connected; traffic; communications; liaison

  • 骄傲 jiao1 ao4

    arrogant; full of oneself; conceited; proud of sth; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 郊区 jiao1 qu1

    suburban district; outskirts; suburbs; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 胶水 jiao1 shui3


  • 脚 jiao3

    foot; leg; base; kick; CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 角 jiao3

    angle; corner; horn; horn-shaped; unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 角度 jiao3 du4

    angle; point of view

  • 狡猾 jiao3 hua2

    crafty; cunning; sly

  • 饺子 jiao3 zi5

    dumpling; pot-sticker; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 叫 jiao4

    to shout; to call; to order; to ask; to be called; by (indicates agent in the passive mood)

  • 教材 jiao4 cai2

    teaching material; CL:本[ben3]

  • 教练 jiao4 lian4

    instructor; sports coach; trainer; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]

  • 教室 jiao4 shi4

    classroom; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 教授 jiao4 shou4

    professor; to instruct; to lecture on; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 教训 jiao4 xun5

    a lesson; a moral; to chide sb; to lecture sb

  • 教育 jiao4 yu4

    to educate; to teach; education

  • 接 jie1

    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; take over for sb

  • 接触 jie1 chu4

    to touch; to contact; access; in touch with

  • 接待 jie1 dai4

    to receive (a visitor); to admit (allow sb to enter)

  • 接近 jie1 jin4

    near; close to

  • 接受 jie1 shou4

    to accept; to receive

  • 接着 jie1 zhe5

    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

  • 街道 jie1 dao4

    street; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 阶段 jie1 duan4

    stage; section; phase; period; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 结实 jie1 shi5

    rugged; sturdy

  • 节 jie2

    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; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 节目 jie2 mu4

    program; item (on a program); CL:臺|台[tai2],個|个[ge4],套[tao4]

  • 节日 jie2 ri4

    holiday; festival; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 节省 jie2 sheng3

    saving; to save; to use sparingly; to cut down on

  • 节约 jie2 yue1

    to economize; to conserve (resources); economy; frugal

  • 结构 jie2 gou4

    structure; composition; makeup; architecture; CL:座[zuo4],個|个[ge4]

  • 结果 jie1 guo3

    to bear fruit; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 结合 jie2 he2

    to combine; to link; to integrate; binding; CL:次[ci4]

  • 结婚 jie2 hun1

    to marry; to get married; CL:次[ci4]

  • 结论 jie2 lun4

    conclusion; verdict; CL:個|个[ge4]; to conclude; to reach a verdict

  • 结束 jie2 shu4

    termination; to finish; to end; to conclude; to close

  • 结账 jie2 zhang4

    to pay the bill; to settle accounts; also written 結帳|结帐

  • 解放 jie3 fang4

    to liberate; to emancipate; liberation; refers to the Communists' victory over the Nationalists in 1949; CL:次[ci4]

  • 解决 jie3 jue2

    to settle (a dispute); to resolve; to solve

  • 解释 jie3 shi4

    explanation; to explain; to interpret; to resolve; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 解说员 jie3 shuo1 yuan2


  • 姐姐 jie3 jie5

    older sister; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 届 jie4

    to arrive at (place or time); period; to become due; classifier for events, meetings, elections, sporting fixtures etc

  • 借 jie4

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

  • 借口 jie4 kou3

    to use as an excuse; on the pretext

  • 介绍 jie4 shao4

    to present; to introduce; to recommend; to suggest; to let know; to brief

  • 戒烟 jie4 yan1

    to give up smoking

  • 戒指 jie4 zhi5

    (finger) ring

  • 今天 jin1 tian1

    today; at the present; now

  • 金属 jin1 shu3

    metal; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 紧 jin3

    tight; strict; close at hand; near; urgent; tense; hard up; short of money; to tighten

  • 紧急 jin3 ji2

    urgent; emergency

  • 紧张 jin3 zhang1

    nervous; keyed up; intense; tense; strained; in short supply; scarce; CL:陣|阵[zhen4]

  • 尽管 jin3 guan3

    despite; although; even though; in spite of; unhesitatingly; do not hesitate (to ask, complain etc); (go ahead and do it) without hesitating

  • 谨慎 jin3 shen4

    cautious; prudent

  • 进 jin4

    to advance; to enter; to come (or go) into; to receive or admit; to eat or drink; to submit or present; (used after a verb) into, in; to score a goal

  • 进步 jin4 bu4

    progress; improvement; to improve; to progress; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 进口 jin4 kou3

    to import; imported

  • 进行 jin4 xing2

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

  • 近 jin4

    near; close to; approximately

  • 近代 jin4 dai4

    modern times

  • 尽力 jin4 li4

    to strive one's hardest; to spare no effort

  • 尽量 jin4 liang4

    as much as possible; to the greatest extent

  • 禁止 jin4 zhi3

    to prohibit; to forbid; to ban

  • 精彩 jing1 cai3

    brilliant; splendid

  • 精力 jing1 li4


  • 精神 jing1 shen2

    spirit; mind; consciousness; thought; mental; psychological; essence; gist; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 经常 jing1 chang2

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

  • 经典 jing1 dian3

    the classics; scriptures; classical

  • 经过 jing1 guo4

    to pass; to go through; process; course; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 经济 jing1 ji4

    economy; economic

  • 经理 jing1 li3

    manager; director; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]

  • 经历 jing1 li4

    experience; CL:個|个[ge4],次[ci4]; to experience; to go through

  • 经验 jing1 yan4

    to experience; experience

  • 经营 jing1 ying2

    to engage in (business etc); to run; to operate

  • 京剧 Jing1 ju4

    Beijing opera; CL:場|场[chang3],出[chu1]

  • 警察 jing3 cha2

    police; policeman; policewoman; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 景色 jing3 se4

    scenery; scene; landscape; view

  • 敬爱 jing4 ai4

    respect and love

  • 竟然 jing4 ran2

    unexpectedly; to one's surprise; in spite of everything; in that crazy way; actually; to go as far as to

  • 竞争 jing4 zheng1

    to compete; competition

  • 镜子 jing4 zi5

    mirror; CL:面[mian4],個|个[ge4]

  • 究竟 jiu1 jing4

    after all (when all is said and done); actually; outcome; result

  • 九 jiu3

    nine; 9

  • 久 jiu3

    (long) time; (long) duration of time

  • 酒吧 jiu3 ba1

    bar; pub; saloon; CL:家[jia1]

  • 旧 jiu4

    old; opposite: new 新; former; worn (with age)

  • 就 jiu4

    at once; right away; only; just (emphasis); as early as; already; as soon as; then; in that case; as many as; even if; to approach; to move towards; to undertake; to engage in; to suffer; subjected to; to accomplish; to take advantage of; to go with (of foods); with regard to; concerning