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HSK5 chinese part 2 (characters+pinyin to english)

Items (1000)

  • 救 jiu4

    to save; to assist; to rescue

  • 救护车 jiu4 hu4 che1

    ambulance; CL:輛|辆[liang4]

  • 舅舅 jiu4 jiu5

    mother's brother; maternal uncle (informal); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 居然 ju1 ran2

    unexpectedly; to one's surprise; go so far as to

  • 桔子 ju2 zi5

    tangerine; CL:個|个[ge4],瓣[ban4]

  • 举 ju3

    to lift; to hold up; to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose; to elect

  • 举办 ju3 ban4

    to conduct; to hold

  • 举行 ju3 xing2

    to hold (a meeting, ceremony etc)

  • 具备 ju4 bei4

    to possess; to have; equipped with; able to fulfill (conditions or requirements)

  • 具体 ju4 ti3

    concrete; definite; specific

  • 巨大 ju4 da4

    huge; immense; very large; tremendous; gigantic; enormous

  • 聚会 ju4 hui4

    party; gathering; to meet; to get together

  • 拒绝 ju4 jue2

    to refuse; to decline; to reject

  • 俱乐部 ju4 le4 bu4

    club (i.e. a group or organization); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 距离 ju4 li2

    distance; to be apart; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 据说 ju4 shuo1

    it is said that; reportedly

  • 句子 ju4 zi5

    sentence; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 捐 juan1

    to contribute; to donate; contribution; tax; to abandon

  • 卷 juan3

    to roll (up); to sweep up; coil; to carry on; classifier for small rolled things (wad of paper money, scroll, movie tape etc)

  • 觉得 jue2 de5

    to think; to feel

  • 决定 jue2 ding4

    to decide (to do something); to resolve; decision; CL:個|个[ge4],項|项[xiang4]; certainly

  • 决赛 jue2 sai4

    finals (of a competition)

  • 决心 jue2 xin1

    determination; resolution; determined; firm and resolute; to make up one's mind; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 绝对 jue2 dui4

    absolute; unconditional

  • 角色 jue2 se4

    persona; character in a novel

  • 军事 jun1 shi4

    military affairs; military matters; military

  • 均匀 jun1 yun2

    even; well-distributed; homogeneous

  • 咖啡 ka1 fei1

    coffee; CL:杯[bei1]

  • 卡车 ka3 che1

    truck; CL:輛|辆[liang4]

  • 开 kai1

    to open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a medical prescription); to operate (vehicle); abbr. for 開爾文|开尔文 degrees Kelvin

  • 开发 kai1 fa1

    exploit (a resource); open up (for development); to develop

  • 开放 kai1 fang4

    to lift (a ban or restriction); to open to the outside world (politics); to open for public use; to come into bloom (of flowers)

  • 开幕式 kai1 mu4 shi4

    opening ceremony

  • 开始 kai1 shi3

    to begin; beginning; to start; initial; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 开玩笑 kai1 wan2 xiao4

    to play a joke; to make fun of; to joke

  • 开心 kai1 xin1

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

  • 砍 kan3

    to chop; to cut down; to throw sth at sb

  • 看 kan4

    to see; to look at; to read; to watch; to consider; to regard as; to view as; to treat as; to judge; (after repeated verb) to give it a try; depending on (how you're judging); to visit; to call on; to treat (an illness); to look after; Watch out! (for a danger)

  • 看不起 kan4 bu5 qi3

    to look down upon; to despise

  • 看法 kan4 fa3

    way of looking at a thing; view; opinion; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 看见 kan4 jian4

    to see; to catch sight of

  • 看来 kan4 lai5

    apparently; it seems that; it appears; it seems

  • 抗议 kang4 yi4


  • 考虑 kao3 lv4

    to think over; to consider; consideration

  • 考试 kao3 shi4

    exam; CL:次[ci4]

  • 烤鸭 kao3 ya1

    roast duck

  • 棵 ke1

    classifier for trees, cabbages, plants etc

  • 颗 ke1

    classifier for small spheres, pearls, corn grains, teeth, hearts, satellites etc

  • 科学 ke1 xue2

    science; scientific knowledge; scientific; CL:門|门[men2],個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]

  • 咳嗽 ke2 sou5

    to cough; CL:陣|阵[zhen4]

  • 渴 ke3


  • 可爱 ke3 ai4

    amiable; cute; lovely

  • 可见 ke3 jian4

    it can clearly be seen (that this is the case); it is (thus) clear; clear; visible

  • 可靠 ke3 kao4


  • 可怜 ke3 lian2

    pitiful; pathetic

  • 可能 ke3 neng2

    might (happen); possible; probable; possibility; probability; maybe; perhaps; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 可怕 ke3 pa4

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

  • 可是 ke3 shi4

    but; however

  • 可惜 ke3 xi1

    it is a pity; what a pity; (it's) too bad

  • 可以 ke3 yi3

    can; may; possible; able to

  • 课 ke4

    subject; course; class; lesson; CL:堂[tang2],节|節[jie2],門|门[men2]

  • 课程 ke4 cheng2

    course; class; CL:堂[tang2],节|節[jie2],門|门[men2]

  • 克 ke4

    to be able to; to subdue; to restrain; to overcome; gram

  • 克服 ke4 fu2

    (try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure

  • 刻 ke4

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

  • 刻苦 ke4 ku3

    hardworking; assiduous

  • 客观 ke4 guan1

    objective; impartial

  • 客人 ke4 ren2

    visitor; guest; customer; client; CL:位[wei4]

  • 客厅 ke4 ting1

    drawing room (room for arriving guests); living room; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 肯定 ken3 ding4

    to be sure; to be certain; sure; certain; definite; to confirm; to affirm; affirmative

  • 空间 kong1 jian1

    space; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 空气 kong1 qi4

    air; atmosphere

  • 空调 kong1 tiao2

    air conditioning

  • 恐怖 kong3 bu4

    terrible; frightful; frightening; terror; terrorist

  • 恐怕 kong3 pa4

    fear; to dread; I'm afraid that...; perhaps; maybe

  • 空闲 kong4 xian2

    idle; free time; leisure

  • 控制 kong4 zhi4

    control; to exercise control over; to contain

  • 口 kou3

    mouth; classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc)

  • 口味 kou3 wei4

    a person's preferences; tastes (in food); flavor

  • 哭 ku1

    to cry; to weep

  • 苦 ku3

    bitter; hardship; pain; to suffer; painstaking

  • 裤子 ku4 zi5

    trousers; pants; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 夸 kua1

    to boast; to exaggerate; to praise

  • 块 kuai4

    lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc; colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 塊錢|块钱

  • 快 kuai4

    rapid; quick; speed; rate; soon; almost; to make haste; clever; sharp (of knives or wits); forthright; plain-spoken; gratified; pleased; pleasant

  • 快乐 kuai4 le4

    happy; merry

  • 会计 kuai4 ji4

    accountant; accountancy; accounting

  • 筷子 kuai4 zi5

    chopsticks; CL:對|对[dui4],根[gen1],把[ba3],雙|双[shuang1]

  • 宽 kuan1

    lenient; wide; broad

  • 矿泉水 kuang4 quan2 shui3

    mineral spring water; CL:瓶[ping2],杯[bei1]

  • 困 kun4

    to trap; to surround; hard-pressed; stranded; destitute

  • 困难 kun4 nan5

    (financial etc) difficulty; problem; issue; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 扩大 kuo4 da4

    to expand; to enlarge; to broaden one's scope

  • 拉 la1

    to pull; to play (string instruments); to drag; to draw

  • 垃圾桶 la1 ji1 tong3

    rubbish bin

  • 辣 la4

    hot (spicy); pungent

  • 辣椒 la4 jiao1

    hot pepper; chili

  • 蜡烛 la4 zhu2

    candle; CL:根[gen1],支[zhi1]

  • 来 lai2

    to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

  • 来不及 lai2 bu5 ji2

    there's not enough time (to do sth); it's too late (to do sth)

  • 来得及 lai2 de5 ji2

    there's still time; able to do sth in time

  • 来自 lai2 zi4

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

  • 拦 lan2

    cut off; hinder

  • 蓝 lan2

    blue; indigo plant

  • 懒 lan3


  • 烂 lan4

    soft; mushy; well-cooked and soft; to rot; to decompose; rotten; worn out; chaotic; messy; utterly; thoroughly

  • 狼 lang2

    wolf; CL:匹[pi3],隻|只[zhi1],條|条[tiao2]

  • 浪费 lang4 fei4

    to waste; to squander

  • 浪漫 lang4 man4


  • 劳动 lao2 dong4

    work; toil; physical labor; CL:次[ci4]

  • 劳驾 lao2 jia4

    excuse me

  • 老 lao3

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

  • 老百姓 lao3 bai3 xing4

    ordinary people; the "person in the street"; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 老板 lao3 ban3

    boss; keeper

  • 老虎 lao3 hu3

    tiger; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 老师 lao3 shi1

    teacher; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 老实 lao3 shi5

    honest; sincere; open and guileless; naive

  • 老鼠 lao3 shu3

    rat; mouse; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 姥姥 lao3 lao5

    (informal) mother's mother; maternal grandmother

  • 乐观 le4 guan1

    optimistic; hopeful

  • 了 le5

    (modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)

  • 雷 lei2

    thunder; (internet slang) terrifying; terrific

  • 类 lei4

    kind; type; class; category; similar; like; to resemble

  • 累 lei4

    tired; weary; to strain; to wear out; to work hard

  • 冷 leng3


  • 冷静 leng3 jing4

    calm; cool-headed

  • 梨 li2

    pear; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 离 li2

    to leave; to part from; to be away from; (in giving distances) from; without (sth); independent of; one of the eight trigrams of the Book of Changes representing fire (old)

  • 离婚 li2 hun1

    to divorce; divorced from (one's spouse)

  • 离开 li2 kai1

    to depart; to leave

  • 厘米 li2 mi3


  • 里 li3

    lining; interior; inside; internal; also written 裡|里 [li3]

  • 礼拜天 li3 bai4 tian1


  • 礼貌 li3 mao4

    courtesy; manners

  • 礼物 li3 wu4

    gift; present; CL:件[jian4],個|个[ge4],份[fen4]

  • 理发 li3 fa4

    a barber; hairdressing

  • 理解 li3 jie3

    to comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding

  • 理论 li3 lun4

    theory; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 理想 li3 xiang3

    a dream; an ideal; perfection; ideal; perfect; desirable; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 理由 li3 you2

    reason; grounds; justification; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 粒 li4

    grain; granule; classifier for small round things (peas, bullets, peanuts, pills, grains etc)

  • 立方 li4 fang1


  • 立即 li4 ji2


  • 立刻 li4 ke4

    forthwith; immediate; prompt; promptly; straightway; thereupon; at once

  • 厉害 li4 hai5

    difficult to deal with; difficult to endure; ferocious; radical; serious; terrible; violent; tremendous; awesome

  • 力量 li4 liang5

    power; force; strength

  • 力气 li4 qi5

    strength; CL:把[ba3]

  • 例如 li4 ru2

    for example; for instance; such as

  • 利润 li4 run4


  • 利息 li4 xi1

    interest (on a loan); CL:筆|笔[bi3]

  • 利益 li4 yi4

    benefit; (in sb's) interest; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 利用 li4 yong4

    exploit; make use of; to use; to take advantage of; to utilize

  • 历史 li4 shi3

    history; CL:門|门[men2],段[duan4]

  • 俩 lia3

    two (colloquial equivalent of 兩個|两个); both; some

  • 连 lian2

    to link; to join; to connect; continuously; in succession; including; (used with 也, 都 etc) even; company (military)

  • 连忙 lian2 mang2

    promptly; at once

  • 连续剧 lian2 xu4 ju4

    serialized drama; dramatic series; show in parts

  • 联合 lian2 he2

    to combine; to join; unite; alliance

  • 联系 lian2 xi4

    connection; contact; relation; in touch with; to integrate; to link; to touch

  • 脸 lian3

    face; CL:張|张[zhang1],個|个[ge4]

  • 恋爱 lian4 ai4

    (romantic) love; in love; to have an affair; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 练习 lian4 xi2

    exercise; drill; practice; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 良好 liang2 hao3

    good; favorable; well; fine

  • 凉快 liang2 kuai5

    nice and cold; pleasantly cool

  • 粮食 liang2 shi5

    foodstuff; cereals; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 两 liang3

    both; two; ounce; some; a few; tael; weight equal to 50 grams

  • 亮 liang4

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

  • 辆 liang4

    classifier for vehicles

  • 聊天 liao2 tian1

    to chat; to gossip

  • 了不起 liao3 bu5 qi3

    amazing; terrific; extraordinary

  • 了解 liao3 jie3

    to understand; to realize; to find out

  • 邻居 lin2 ju1

    neighbor; next door; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 临时 lin2 shi2

    at the instant sth happens; temporary; interim; ad hoc

  • 铃 ling2

    (small) bell; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 零 ling2

    zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division); extra; to wither and fall; to wither

  • 零件 ling2 jian4

    part; component

  • 零钱 ling2 qian2

    change (of money); small change; pocket money

  • 零食 ling2 shi2

    between-meal nibbles; snacks

  • 灵活 ling2 huo2

    flexible; nimble; agile

  • 领导 ling3 dao3

    lead; leading; to lead; leadership; leader; CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4]

  • 领域 ling3 yu4

    domain; sphere; field; territory; area

  • 另外 ling4 wai4

    additional; in addition; besides; separate; other; moreover; furthermore

  • 留 liu2

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

  • 留学 liu2 xue2

    to study abroad

  • 流传 liu2 chuan2

    to spread; to circulate; to hand down

  • 流泪 liu2 lei4

    to shed tears

  • 流利 liu2 li4


  • 流行 liu2 xing2

    to spread; to rage (of contagious disease); popular; fashionable; prevalent; (math.) manifold

  • 浏览 liu2 lan3

    to skim over; to browse

  • 六 liu4

    six; 6

  • 龙 long2

    dragon; CL:條|条[tiao2]; imperial

  • 楼 lou2

    house with more than 1 story; storied building; floor; CL:層|层[ceng2],座[zuo4],棟|栋[dong4]

  • 漏 lou4

    to leak; to divulge; to leave out by mistake; waterclock or hourglass (old)

  • 路 lu4

    road; path; way; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 露 lu4

    dew; syrup; nectar; outdoors (not under cover); to show; to reveal; to betray; to expose

  • 陆地 lu4 di4

    dry land (as opposed to the sea)

  • 陆续 lu4 xu4

    in turn; successively; one after the other; bit by bit

  • 录取 lu4 qu3

    to recruit; to enroll

  • 录音 lu4 yin1

    to record (sound); sound-recording; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 乱 luan4

    in confusion or disorder; in a confused state of mind; disorder; upheaval; riot; illicit sexual relations; to throw into disorder; to mix up; indiscriminate; random; arbitrary

  • 轮流 lun2 liu2

    to alternate; to take turns

  • 论文 lun4 wen2

    paper; treatise; thesis; CL:篇[pian1]; to discuss a paper or thesis (old)

  • 逻辑 luo2 ji5

    logic (loanword)

  • 落后 luo4 hou4

    to fall behind; to lag (in technology etc); backward; to retrogress

  • 旅游 lv3 you2

    trip; journey; tourism; travel; tour

  • 绿 lv4


  • 律师 lv4 shi1


  • 妈妈 ma1 ma5

    mama; mommy; mother; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 麻烦 ma2 fan5

    inconvenient; troublesome; to trouble or bother sb; to put sb to trouble

  • 马 ma3

    horse; abbr. for Malaysia 馬來西亞|马来西亚

  • 马虎 ma3 hu5

    careless; sloppy; negligent; skimpy

  • 马上 ma3 shang4

    at once, right away, immediately; lit. on horseback

  • 骂 ma4

    to scold; abuse; CL:通[tong4],頓|顿[dun4]

  • 吗 ma5

    (question tag)

  • 买 mai3

    to buy; to purchase

  • 卖 mai4

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

  • 麦克风 mai4 ke4 feng1

    microphone (loanword)

  • 馒头 man2 tou5

    steamed roll; steamed bun; steamed bread; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 满 man3

    full; filled; packed; fully; completely; quite; to reach the limit; to satisfy; satisfied; contented; to fill; abbr. for Manchurian

  • 满意 man3 yi4

    satisfied; pleased; to one's satisfaction

  • 满足 man3 zu2

    to satisfy; to meet (the needs of)

  • 慢 man4


  • 忙 mang2

    busy; hurriedly

  • 猫 mao1

    cat; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 毛 mao2

    hair; feather; down

  • 毛病 mao2 bing4

    fault; defect; shortcomings; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 毛巾 mao2 jin1

    towel; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 矛盾 mao2 dun4

    contradictory; contradiction; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 冒险 mao4 xian3

    to take risks; to take chances; foray; adventure

  • 贸易 mao4 yi4

    (commercial) trade; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 帽子 mao4 zi5

    hat; cap; CL:頂|顶[ding3]

  • 没 mei2

    (negative prefix for verbs); have not; not

  • 没关系 mei2 guan1 xi5

    it doesn't matter

  • 眉毛 mei2 mao5

    eyebrow; CL:根[gen1]

  • 煤炭 mei2 tan4


  • 每 mei3

    each; every

  • 美丽 mei3 li4


  • 美术 mei3 shu4

    art; fine arts; painting; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 魅力 mei4 li4

    charm; fascination; glamor; charisma

  • 妹妹 mei4 mei5

    younger sister; fig. younger woman (esp. girl friend or rival); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 门 men2

    gate; door; CL:扇[shan4]; gateway; doorway; CL:個|个[ge4]; opening; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy); classifier for large guns; classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology

  • 梦 meng4

    dream; CL:場|场[chang2],個|个[ge4]

  • 迷路 mi2 lu4

    to lose the way; lost; labyrinth; labyrinthus vestibularis (of the inner ear)

  • 谜语 mi2 yu3

    riddle; conundrum

  • 米 mi3

    rice; CL:粒[li4]; meter (classifier)

  • 米饭 mi3 fan4

    (cooked) rice

  • 蜜蜂 mi4 feng1

    bee; honeybee; CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2]

  • 密码 mi4 ma3

    code; secret code; password; pin number

  • 密切 mi4 qie4

    close; familiar; intimate; closely (related); to foster close ties; to pay close attention

  • 秘密 mi4 mi4

    secret; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 秘书 mi4 shu1


  • 棉花 mian2 hua5


  • 免费 mian3 fei4

    free (of charge)

  • 面包 mian4 bao1

    bread; CL:片[pian4],袋[dai4],塊|块[kuai4]

  • 面对 mian4 dui4

    to confront; to face

  • 面积 mian4 ji1

    surface area

  • 面临 mian4 lin2

    to face sth; to be confronted with

  • 面条 mian4 tiao2


  • 苗条 miao2 tiao2

    slim, slender, graceful

  • 描写 miao2 xie3

    to describe; to depict; to portray; description

  • 秒 miao3

    second (of time); unit of angle or arc equivalent to one sixtieth of a degree

  • 民主 min2 zhu3


  • 民族 min2 zu2

    nationality; ethnic group; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 明白 ming2 bai5

    clear; obvious; unequivocal; to understand; to realize

  • 明确 ming2 que4

    clear-cut; definite; explicit; to clarify; to specify; to make definite

  • 明天 ming2 tian1


  • 明显 ming2 xian3

    clear; distinct; obvious

  • 明信片 ming2 xin4 pian4


  • 明星 ming2 xing1

    star; celebrity

  • 名牌 ming2 pai2

    famous brand

  • 名片 ming2 pian4

    (business) card

  • 名胜古迹 ming2 sheng4 gu3 ji4

    historical sites and scenic spots

  • 名字 ming2 zi5

    name (of a person or thing); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 命令 ming4 ling4

    order; command; CL:道[dao4],個|个[ge4]

  • 命运 ming4 yun4

    fate; destiny; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 摸 mo1

    to feel with the hand; to touch; to stroke; to grope; to feel (one's pulse)

  • 模仿 mo2 fang3

    to imitate; to copy; to emulate; to mimic; model

  • 模糊 mo2 hu5

    vague; indistinct; fuzzy

  • 摩托车 mo2 tuo1 che1

    motorbike; motorcycle; CL:輛|辆[liang4],部[bu4]

  • 陌生 mo4 sheng1

    strange; unfamiliar

  • 某 mou3

    some; a certain; sb or sth indefinite; such-and-such

  • 母亲 mu3 qin1

    mother; also pr. with light tone [mu3 qin5]; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 目标 mu4 biao1

    target; goal; objective; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 目的 mu4 di4

    purpose; aim; goal; target; objective; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 目录 mu4 lu4

    catalog; table of contents; directory (on computer hard drive); list; contents

  • 目前 mu4 qian2

    at the present time; currently

  • 木头 mu4 tou5

    slow-witted; blockhead; log (of wood, timber etc); CL:塊|块[kuai4],根[gen1]

  • 拿 na2

    to hold; to seize; to catch; to apprehend; to take

  • 哪 na3

    how; which

  • 哪儿 na3 r5

    where?; wherever; anywhere

  • 哪怕 na3 pa4

    even; even if; even though; no matter how

  • 那 na4

    that; those; then (in that case); commonly pr. nei4 before a classifier, esp. in Beijing

  • 那儿 na4 r5


  • 奶奶 nai3 nai5

    (informal) father's mother; paternal grandmother; CL:位[wei4]

  • 耐心 nai4 xin1

    patient (adjective)

  • 南 nan2


  • 难 nan2

    difficult (to...); problem; difficulty; difficult; not good

  • 难道 nan2 dao4

    don't tell me ...; could it be that...?

  • 难怪 nan2 guai4

    (it's) no wonder (that...); (it's) not surprising (that)

  • 难过 nan2 guo4

    feel sorry; be grieved

  • 难看 nan2 kan4

    ugly; unsightly

  • 难受 nan2 shou4

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

  • 男人 nan2 ren2

    a man; a male; men; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 脑袋 nao3 dai4

    head; skull; brains; mental capability; CL:顆|颗[ke1],個|个[ge4]

  • 呢 ne5

    (question particle for subjects already mentioned)

  • 内 nei4

    inside; inner; internal; within; interior

  • 内科 nei4 ke1

    medicine; "internal" medicine, i.e. treatment by administering drugs, as opposed to surgical intervention 外科[wai4 ke1]; medical department

  • 内容 nei4 rong2

    content; substance; details; CL:個|个[ge4],項|项[xiang4]

  • 嫩 nen4

    tender; soft; delicate; light (color); inexperienced; unskilled

  • 能 neng2

    to be able to; to be capable of; ability; capability; able; capable; can possibly; (usually used in the negative) to have the possibility of

  • 能干 neng2 gan4

    capable; competent

  • 能力 neng2 li4

    capability; capable; able; ability; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 能源 neng2 yuan2

    energy; power source; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 你 ni3

    you (informal, as opposed to polite 您[nin2])

  • 年 nian2

    year; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 年代 nian2 dai4

    a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 年级 nian2 ji2

    grade; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 年纪 nian2 ji4

    age; CL:把[ba3],個|个[ge4]

  • 年龄 nian2 ling2

    (a person's) age; CL:把[ba3],個|个[ge4]

  • 年轻 nian2 qing1


  • 念 nian4

    to read; to study (a degree course); to read aloud; to miss (sb); idea; remembrance; twenty (banker's anti-fraud numeral corresponding to 廿, 20)

  • 鸟 niao3

    bird; CL:隻|只[zhi1],群[qun2]

  • 您 nin2

    you (polite, as opposed to informal 你[ni3])

  • 宁可 ning4 ke3

    preferably; one would prefer to...(or not to...); would rather; (would) be better to; (to pick) the lesser of two evils

  • 牛奶 niu2 nai3

    cow's milk; CL:瓶[ping2],杯[bei1]

  • 牛仔裤 niu2 zai3 ku4

    jeans; CL:條|条[tiao2]; also written 牛崽褲|牛崽裤

  • 浓 nong2

    concentrated; dense

  • 农村 nong2 cun1

    rural area; village; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 农民 nong2 min2

    peasant; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 农业 nong2 ye4

    agriculture; farming

  • 弄 nong4

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

  • 努力 nu3 li4

    great effort; to strive; to try hard

  • 暖和 nuan3 huo5

    warm; nice and warm

  • 女儿 nv3 er2


  • 女人 nv3 ren2


  • 女士 nv3 shi4

    lady; madam; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 偶尔 ou3 er3

    occasionally; once in a while; sometimes

  • 偶然 ou3 ran2

    incidentally; occasional; occasionally; by chance; randomly

  • 爬山 pa2 shan1

    to climb a mountain; to mountaineer; hiking; mountaineering

  • 拍 pai1

    to pat; to clap; to slap; fly-swatter; racket; to take (a photograph)

  • 排队 pai2 dui4

    to line up

  • 排列 pai2 lie4

    array; arrangement; permutation (i.e. ordered choice of n elements out of m)

  • 排球 pai2 qiu2

    volleyball; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 派 pai4

    clique; school; group; faction; to dispatch; to send; to assign; to appoint; pi (Greek letter Ππ); the circular ratio pi = 3.1415926

  • 盘子 pan2 zi5

    tray; plate; dish; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 判断 pan4 duan4

    to decide; to determine; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 盼望 pan4 wang4

    to hope for; look forward to

  • 旁边 pang2 bian1

    lateral; side; to the side; beside

  • 胖 pang4

    fat; plump

  • 跑步 pao3 bu4

    to walk quickly; to march; to run

  • 陪 pei2

    to accompany; to keep sb company

  • 赔偿 pei2 chang2

    to compensate

  • 培养 pei2 yang3

    to train; culture; to bring up; to groom (for a position)

  • 佩服 pei4 fu2


  • 配合 pei4 he2

    matching; fitting in with; compatible with; to correspond; to fit; to conform to; rapport; to coordinate with; to act in concert with; to cooperate; to become man and wife; to combine parts of machine

  • 盆 pen2

    basin; flower pot; unit of volume equal to 12 斗 and 8 升, approx 128 liters; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 朋友 peng2 you5

    friend; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 碰见 peng4 jian4

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

  • 披 pi1

    to drape over one's shoulders; to open; to unroll; to split open; to spread out

  • 批 pi1

    to ascertain; to act on; to criticize; to pass on; classifier for batches, lots, military flights; tier (for the ranking of universities and colleges)

  • 批评 pi1 ping2

    to criticize; criticism; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 批准 pi1 zhun3

    to approve; to ratify

  • 皮肤 pi2 fu1

    skin; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 皮鞋 pi2 xie2

    leather shoes

  • 啤酒 pi2 jiu3

    beer; CL:杯[bei1],瓶[ping2],罐[guan4],桶[tong3],缸[gang1]

  • 疲劳 pi2 lao2

    fatigue; wearily; weariness; weary

  • 脾气 pi2 qi4

    temperament; disposition; temper; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 匹 pi3

    ordinary person; classifier for horses, mules etc; classifier for cloth: bolt

  • 篇 pian1

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

  • 便宜 pian2 yi5

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

  • 骗 pian4

    to cheat; to swindle; to deceive; to fool; to hoodwink; to trick

  • 片 pian4

    thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc; used with numeral 一[yi1]: classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc

  • 片面 pian4 mian4

    unilateral; one-sided

  • 飘 piao1

    to float

  • 票 piao4

    ticket; ballot; bank note; CL:張|张[zhang1]; person held for ransom; amateur performance of Chinese opera; classifier for shipments and business transactions (topolect)

  • 漂亮 piao4 liang5

    pretty; beautiful

  • 频道 pin2 dao4

    frequency; (television) channel

  • 品种 pin3 zhong3

    breed; variety; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 乒乓球 ping1 pang1 qiu2

    table tennis; ping-pong; ping pong; table tennis ball; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 凭 ping2

    to lean against; to rely on; on the basis of; no matter (how, what etc); proof

  • 平 ping2

    flat; level; equal; to tie (make the same score); to draw (score); calm; peaceful; see also 平聲|平声[ping2 sheng1]

  • 平常 ping2 chang2

    ordinary; common; usually; ordinarily

  • 平等 ping2 deng3

    equal; equality

  • 平方 ping2 fang1

    square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)

  • 平衡 ping2 heng2

    balance; equilibrium

  • 平静 ping2 jing4

    tranquil; undisturbed; serene

  • 平均 ping2 jun1


  • 平时 ping2 shi2

    in normal times; in peacetime

  • 苹果 ping2 guo3

    apple; CL:個|个[ge4],顆|颗[ke1]

  • 评价 ping2 jia4

    to evaluate; to assess

  • 瓶子 ping2 zi5

    bottle; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 破 po4

    broken; damaged; worn out; to break, split or cleave; to get rid of; to destroy; to break with; to defeat; to capture (a city etc); to expose the truth of

  • 破产 po4 chan3

    to go bankrupt; to become impoverished; bankruptcy

  • 破坏 po4 huai4

    destruction; damage; to wreck; to break; to destroy

  • 迫切 po4 qie4

    urgent; pressing

  • 葡萄 pu2 tao5


  • 普遍 pu3 bian4

    universal; general; widespread; common

  • 普通话 pu3 tong1 hua4

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

  • 朴素 pu3 su4

    plain and simple; unadorned; simple living; not frivolous

  • 七 qi1

    seven; 7

  • 期待 qi1 dai4

    to look forward to; to await; expectation

  • 期间 qi1 jian1

    period of time; time; time period; period; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 妻子 qi1 zi5

    wife; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 骑 qi2

    to ride (an animal or bike); to sit astride

  • 其次 qi2 ci4

    next; secondly

  • 其实 qi2 shi2

    actually, in fact, really

  • 其他 qi2 ta1

    other; the others; else; other than (that person); in addition to the person mentioned above

  • 其余 qi2 yu2

    the rest; the others; remaining; remainder; apart from them

  • 其中 qi2 zhong1

    among; in; included among these

  • 奇怪 qi2 guai4

    strange; odd

  • 奇迹 qi2 ji4

    miracle; miraculous; wonder; marvel

  • 起床 qi3 chuang2

    to get up

  • 起飞 qi3 fei1

    to take off (in an airplane)

  • 起来 qi3 lai2

    beginning or continuing an action; upward movement; stand up

  • 启发 qi3 fa1

    to enlighten; to explain and arouse interest; to inspire; inspiration; heuristic (attributively); to teach; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 企图 qi3 tu2

    attempt; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 企业 qi3 ye4

    company; firm; enterprise; corporation; CL:家[jia1]

  • 气氛 qi4 fen1

    atmosphere; mood

  • 气候 qi4 hou4

    climate; atmosphere; situation; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 汽油 qi4 you2

    gas; gasoline; CL:升[sheng1]

  • 千 qian1


  • 牵 qian1

    to pull (an animal on a tether); to lead along; to hold hands

  • 千万 qian1 wan4

    ten million; countless; many; one must by all means

  • 铅笔 qian1 bi3

    (lead) pencil; CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1],桿|杆[gan3]

  • 谦虚 qian1 xu1

    modest; self-effacing; to make modest remarks

  • 签证 qian1 zheng4

    visa; certificate; to certify; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 签字 qian1 zi4

    to sign (a signature)

  • 钱 qian2

    coin; money; CL:筆|笔[bi3]

  • 前面 qian2 mian4

    ahead; in front; preceding; above

  • 前途 qian2 tu2

    prospects; future outlook; journey

  • 浅 qian3

    shallow, not deep; superficial

  • 欠 qian4

    deficient; owe; to lack; yawn

  • 枪 qiang1

    gun; firearm; rifle; spear; CL:支[zhi1],把[ba3]

  • 墙 qiang2

    wall; CL:面[mian4],堵[du3]

  • 强调 qiang2 diao4

    to emphasize (a statement); to stress

  • 强烈 qiang2 lie4

    intense; (violently) strong

  • 抢 qiang3

    fight over; to rush; to scramble; to grab; to rob; to snatch

  • 敲 qiao1

    extort; knock; to strike; to knock (at a door); to hit

  • 悄悄 qiao1 qiao1

    quietly; secretly; stealthily

  • 桥 qiao2

    bridge; CL:座[zuo4]

  • 瞧 qiao2

    look at

  • 巧克力 qiao3 ke4 li4

    chocolate (loanword); CL:塊|块[kuai4]

  • 巧妙 qiao3 miao4

    ingenious; clever

  • 切 qie1

    to cut; to slice; tangent (math)

  • 亲戚 qin1 qi5

    a relative (i.e. family relation); CL:門|门[men2],個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 亲爱 qin1 ai4

    Dear or beloved (way of starting a letter)

  • 亲切 qin1 qie4

    amiable; friendliness; gracious; hospitality; intimate; cordial; kind; close and dear; familiar

  • 亲自 qin1 zi4


  • 侵略 qin1 lve4

    invasion; encroachment

  • 勤奋 qin2 fen4

    hardworking; diligent

  • 勤劳 qin2 lao2

    hardworking; industrious; diligent

  • 青 qing1

    nature's color; green or blue; greenish black; youth; young (of people); abbr. for Qinghai province 青海

  • 清楚 qing1 chu5

    clear; clearly understood; distinct

  • 青少年 qing1 shao4 nian2

    an adolescent; a youth; young person; teenage; teenager

  • 轻 qing1

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

  • 轻视 qing1 shi4

    contempt; contemptuous; to despise; to scorn; scornful

  • 轻松 qing1 song1

    gentle; relaxed

  • 青春 qing1 chun1

    youth; youthfulness

  • 清淡 qing1 dan4

    light (of food, not greasy or strongly flavored); insipid; slack (sales)

  • 晴 qing2

    clear; fine (weather)

  • 情景 qing2 jing3

    scene; sight; circumstances; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 情况 qing2 kuang4

    circumstances; state of affairs; situation; CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]

  • 情绪 qing2 xu4

    feeling; sentiment; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 请 qing3

    to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

  • 请假 qing3 jia4

    ask for time off

  • 请客 qing3 ke4

    give a dinner party; entertain guests; invite to dinner

  • 请求 qing3 qiu2

    request; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 庆祝 qing4 zhu4


  • 穷 qiong2

    exhausted; poor

  • 秋 qiu1

    autumn; fall; harvest time; a swing; surname Qiu

  • 球迷 qiu2 mi2

    soccer fan; crazy about ball sports; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 区别 qu1 bie2

    difference; to distinguish; to discriminate; to make a distinction; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 趋势 qu1 shi4

    trend; tendency

  • 娶 qu3

    take a wife; to marry (a woman)

  • 取 qu3

    to take; to get; to choose; to fetch

  • 取消 qu3 xiao1

    to cancel; cancellation

  • 去 qu4

    to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (sb); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event etc) just passed or elapsed

  • 去年 qu4 nian2

    last year

  • 去世 qu4 shi4

    to pass away; to die

  • 圈 quan1

    circle; ring; loop; classifier for loops, orbits, laps of race etc; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 全部 quan2 bu4

    whole; entire; complete

  • 全面 quan2 mian4

    all-around; comprehensive; total; overall

  • 权力 quan2 li4

    (wield) power

  • 权利 quan2 li4

    power; right; privilege

  • 劝 quan4

    to advise; to urge; to try to persuade; exhort

  • 缺点 que1 dian3

    weak point; fault; shortcoming; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 缺乏 que1 fa2

    shortage; be lacking; to be short of; to lack; scarcity

  • 缺少 que1 shao3

    lack; shortage of; shortfall; to be short (of); to lack

  • 却 que4

    but; yet; however; while; to go back; to decline; to retreat; nevertheless; even though

  • 确定 que4 ding4

    definite; certain; fixed; to fix (on sth); to determine; to be sure; to ensure; to make certain; to ascertain; to clinch; to recognize; to confirm; OK (on computer dialog box)

  • 确认 que4 ren4

    to confirm; to verify; confirmation

  • 确实 que4 shi2

    indeed; really; reliable; real; true

  • 群 qun2

    group; crowd; flock, herd, pack etc

  • 裙子 qun2 zi5

    skirt; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 然而 ran2 er2

    however; yet; but

  • 然后 ran2 hou4

    after; then (afterwards); after that; afterwards

  • 燃烧 ran2 shao1

    combustion; flaming; kindle

  • 嚷 rang3

    blurt out; to shout

  • 让 rang4

    to yield; to permit; to let sb do sth; to have sb do sth

  • 绕 rao4

    to wind; to coil (thread); to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour; to confuse; to perplex

  • 热 re4

    heat; to heat up; fervent; hot (of weather); warm up

  • 热爱 re4 ai4

    to love ardently; to adore

  • 热烈 re4 lie4

    warm (welcome etc)

  • 热闹 re4 nao5

    bustling with noise and excitement; lively

  • 热情 re4 qing2

    cordial; enthusiastic; passion; passionate; passionately

  • 热心 re4 xin1

    enthusiasm; zeal; zealous; zest; enthusiastic; ardent; warmhearted

  • 人 ren2

    man; person; people; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 人才 ren2 cai2

    a person's talent; talented person; distinguished person; a talent (worth head-hunting); person's looks; an attractive woman; used interchangeably with 人材; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 人口 ren2 kou3


  • 人类 ren2 lei4

    humanity; human race; mankind

  • 人民币 ren2 min2 bi4

    Renminbi (RMB); Chinese Yuan (CNY)

  • 人生 ren2 sheng1

    human life

  • 人事 ren2 shi4

    human affairs; ways of the world; consciousness of the world; what is humanly possible; personnel matters; sexual awareness; sexual passion; facts of life

  • 人物 ren2 wu4

    a person; a character (in a play, novel etc); a protagonist; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 人员 ren2 yuan2

    staff; crew; personnel; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 忍不住 ren3 bu5 zhu4

    cannot help; unable to bear

  • 任何 ren4 he2

    any; whatever; whichever; whatsoever

  • 任务 ren4 wu5

    mission; assignment; task; duty; role; CL:項|项[xiang4],個|个[ge4]

  • 认识 ren4 shi5

    to know; to recognize; to be familiar with; acquainted with sth; knowledge; understanding; awareness; cognition

  • 认为 ren4 wei2

    to believe; to think; to consider; to feel

  • 认真 ren4 zhen1

    conscientious; earnest; serious; to take seriously; to take to heart

  • 扔 reng1

    to throw; to throw away

  • 仍然 reng2 ran2

    still; yet

  • 日 ri4

    sun; day; date, day of the month; abbr. for 日本|日本 Japan

  • 日常 ri4 chang2

    daily; everyday

  • 日程 ri4 cheng2

    schedule; itinerary; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 日记 ri4 ji4

    diary; CL:則|则[ze2],本[ben3],篇[pian1]

  • 日历 ri4 li4

    calendar; CL:張|张[zhang1],本[ben3]

  • 日期 ri4 qi1

    date; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 日用品 ri4 yong4 pin3

    articles for daily use; CL:件[jian4],個|个[ge4]

  • 融化 rong2 hua4

    to melt; to thaw; to dissolve; to blend into; to combine; to fuse

  • 荣幸 rong2 xing4


  • 荣誉 rong2 yu4

    honor; credit; glory; (honorable) reputation

  • 容易 rong2 yi4

    easy; likely; liable (to)

  • 如果 ru2 guo3

    if; in case; in the event that

  • 如何 ru2 he2

    how; what way; what

  • 如今 ru2 jin1

    nowadays; now

  • 入口 ru4 kou3


  • 软 ruan3

    soft; flexible

  • 软件 ruan3 jian4

    (computer) software

  • 弱 ruo4

    weak; feeble; young; inferior; (following a decimal or fraction) slightly less than

  • 洒 sa3

    to sprinkle; to spray; to spill; to shed

  • 三 san1

    three; 3

  • 伞 san3

    umbrella; parasol; CL:把[ba3]

  • 散步 san4 bu4

    to take a walk; to go for a walk

  • 嗓子 sang3 zi5

    throat; voice; CL:把[ba3]

  • 森林 sen1 lin2

    forest; CL:片[pian4]

  • 杀 sha1

    to kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (topolect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely

  • 沙发 sha1 fa1

    sofa; CL:條|条[tiao2],張|张[zhang1]

  • 沙漠 sha1 mo4

    desert; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 沙滩 sha1 tan1

    sand bar; beach; CL:片[pian4]

  • 傻 sha3


  • 晒 shai4

    to dry in the sun; to sunbathe; to share files (loan from "share")

  • 删除 shan1 chu2

    to delete; to cancel

  • 闪电 shan3 dian4

    lightning; CL:道[dao4]

  • 善良 shan4 liang2

    good and honest; kind-hearted

  • 善于 shan4 yu2

    be good at; be adept in

  • 扇子 shan1 zi5

    fan; CL:把[ba3]

  • 商店 shang1 dian4

    store; shop; CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4]

  • 商量 shang1 liang5

    to consult; to talk over; to discuss

  • 商品 shang1 pin3

    good; commodity; merchandise; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 商业 shang1 ye4

    business; trade; commerce

  • 伤心 shang1 xin1

    to grieve; broken-hearted

  • 上 shang4

    on; on top; upon; first (of multiple parts); previous; last; upper; higher; above; to climb; to go into; to go up; to attend (class or university)

  • 上班 shang4 ban1

    to go to work; to be on duty; to start work; to go to the office

  • 上当 shang4 dang4

    taken in (by sb's deceit); to be fooled; to be duped

  • 上网 shang4 wang3

    to be on the internet; to stretch a net (in a sports game or for covering sth); to be netted (of fish)

  • 上午 shang4 wu3

    morning; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 稍微 shao1 wei1

    a little bit

  • 勺子 shao2 zi5

    scoop; ladle; CL:把[ba3]

  • 少 shao3

    few; little; lack

  • 蛇 she2

    snake; serpent; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 舌头 she2 tou5

    tongue; CL:個|个[ge4]; enemy soldier captured for the purpose of extracting information

  • 舍不得 she3 bu5 de5

    to hate to do sth; to hate to part with; to begrudge

  • 设备 she4 bei4

    equipment; facilities; installations; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 设计 she4 ji4

    plan; design; to design; to plan; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 设施 she4 shi1

    facilities; installation

  • 社会 she4 hui4

    society; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 射击 she4 ji1

    to shoot; to fire (a gun)

  • 摄影 she4 ying3

    to take a photograph; photography; to shoot (a movie)

  • 谁 shei2

    who; also pronounced shui2

  • 伸 shen1

    to stretch; to extend

  • 深 shen1

    close; deep; late; profound; dark (of color, water etc)

  • 深刻 shen1 ke4

    profound; deep; deep-going

  • 身材 shen1 cai2

    stature; build (height and weight); figure

  • 身份 shen1 fen4

    identity; status; capacity; dignity; position; rank

  • 身体 shen1 ti3

    (human) body; health; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 申请 shen1 qing3

    to apply for sth; application (form etc); CL:份[fen4]

  • 神话 shen2 hua4

    fairy tale; mythology; myth

  • 神经 shen2 jing1


  • 神秘 shen2 mi4

    mysterious; mystery

  • 什么 shen2 me5

    what?; who?; something; anything

  • 甚至 shen4 zhi4

    even; so much so that

  • 升 sheng1

    to raise; to hoist; to promote; metric liter (also written 公升); measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou 斗

  • 生病 sheng1 bing4

    to fall ill; to sicken

  • 生产 sheng1 chan3

    childbirth; parturition; to produce; manufacture

  • 生动 sheng1 dong4

    vivid; lively

  • 生活 sheng1 huo2

    life; activity; to live; livelihood

  • 生命 sheng1 ming4

    life; living; biological; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 生气 sheng1 qi4

    angry; mad; offended; animated; to get angry; to be enraged; to take offense; animation

  • 生日 sheng1 ri4

    birthday; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 声调 sheng1 diao4

    tone; note; a tone (on a Chinese syllable); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 声音 sheng1 yin1

    voice; sound; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 绳子 sheng2 zi5

    cord; string; rope; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 省 sheng3

    to save; to economize; to do without; to omit; to leave out; province; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 省略 sheng3 lve4

    to leave out; an omission

  • 剩 sheng4

    to remain; to be left; to have as remainder

  • 胜利 sheng4 li4

    victory; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 诗 shi1

    poem; CL: 首[shou3]; poetry; verse; abbr. for Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[shi1 jing1]

  • 失败 shi1 bai4

    to be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat; CL:次[ci4]

  • 失眠 shi1 mian2

    (suffer from) insomnia

  • 失去 shi1 qu4

    to lose

  • 失望 shi1 wang4

    disappointed; to lose hope; to despair

  • 失业 shi1 ye4


  • 师傅 shi1 fu5

    master; qualified worker; respectful form of address for older men; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4],名[ming2]

  • 湿润 shi1 run4


  • 狮子 shi1 zi5

    lion; CL:隻|只[zhi1],頭|头[tou2]; Leo (star sign)

  • 十 shi2

    ten; 10

  • 十分 shi2 fen1

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

  • 时代 shi2 dai4

    age; era; epoch; period; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 时候 shi2 hou5

    time; length of time; moment; period

  • 时间 shi2 jian1

    time; period; CL:段[duan4]

  • 时刻 shi2 ke4

    moment; CL:個|个[ge4]; constantly; always

  • 时髦 shi2 mao2

    in vogue; fashionable

  • 时期 shi2 qi1

    a period in time or history; period; time (interval); phase; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 时尚 shi2 shang4


  • 实话 shi2 hua4


  • 实际 shi2 ji4

    actual; reality; practice

  • 实践 shi2 jian4

    to practice; to put into practice; to fulfill

  • 实习 shi2 xi2

    to practice; field work

  • 实现 shi2 xian4

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

  • 实行 shi2 xing2

    to implement; to carry out; to put into practice

  • 实验 shi2 yan4

    to experiment; experiments; CL:個|个[ge4],次[ci4]

  • 实用 shi2 yong4

    practical; functional; pragmatic; applied (science)

  • 实在 shi2 zai4

    in reality; honestly; really; verily; concrete

  • 食品 shi2 pin3

    foodstuff; food; provisions; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 食物 shi2 wu4

    food; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 石头 shi2 tou5

    stone; CL:塊|块[kuai4]

  • 使 shi3

    to make; to cause; to enable; to use; to employ; to send; to instruct sb to do sth; envoy; messenger

  • 使劲儿 shi3 jin4 r5

    to exert all one's strength

  • 使用 shi3 yong4

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

  • 始终 shi3 zhong1

    from beginning to end; all along

  • 是 shi4

    is; are; am; yes; to be

  • 是否 shi4 fou3

    whether (or not); if; is or isn't

  • 试 shi4

    to test; to try; experiment; examination; test

  • 试卷 shi4 juan4

    examination paper; test paper; CL:份[fen4],張|张[zhang1]

  • 士兵 shi4 bing1

    soldier; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 市场 shi4 chang3

    market place; market (also in abstract); abbr. for 超級市場|超级市场 supermarket; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 似的 shi4 de5

    seems as if; rather like;

  • 适合 shi4 he2

    to fit; to suit

  • 适应 shi4 ying4

    to suit; to fit; to be suitable; to adapt; to get used to sth

  • 世纪 shi4 ji4

    century; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 世界 shi4 jie4

    world; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 事情 shi4 qing5

    affair; matter; thing; business; CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1]

  • 事实 shi4 shi2

    a fact; the fact that; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 事物 shi4 wu4

    thing; object; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 事先 shi4 xian1

    in advance; before the event; beforehand; prior

  • 收 shou1

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

  • 收获 shou1 huo4

    benefit; reward

  • 收据 shou1 ju4

    receipt; CL:張|张[zhang1]

  • 收入 shou1 ru4

    to take in; income; revenue; CL:筆|笔[bi3],個|个[ge4]

  • 收拾 shou1 shi5

    to put in order; to tidy up; to pack; to repair; to punish (colloquial); to manage

  • 手表 shou3 biao3

    wrist watch; CL:塊|块[kuai4],隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]

  • 手工 shou3 gong1

    handwork; manual

  • 手机 shou3 ji1

    cell phone; cellular phone; mobile phone; CL:部[bu4]

  • 手术 shou3 shu4

    surgical operation; operation; surgery; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 手套 shou3 tao4

    glove; mitten; CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 手续 shou3 xu4

    formalities; procedures; CL:道[dao4],個|个[ge4]

  • 手指 shou3 zhi3

    finger; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

  • 首都 shou3 du1

    capital (city); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 首先 shou3 xian1

    first (of all); in the first place

  • 瘦 shou4

    tight; thin; lean

  • 受不了 shou4 bu4 liao3

    unbearable; unable to endure; can't stand

  • 受到 shou4 dao4

    to receive; to suffer; obtained; given

  • 受伤 shou4 shang1

    to sustain injuries; wounded (in an accident etc); harmed

  • 售货员 shou4 huo4 yuan2

    salesperson; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 寿命 shou4 ming4

    life span; life expectancy

  • 书 shu1

    book; letter; CL:本[ben3],冊|册[ce4],部[bu4]; see also 書經|书经 Book of History

  • 书架 shu1 jia4

    bookshelf; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 输 shu1

    to lose; to transport; to donate; to enter (a password)

  • 输入 shu1 ru4

    to import; to input

  • 蔬菜 shu1 cai4

    vegetables; produce; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 舒服 shu1 fu5

    comfortable; feeling well

  • 舒适 shu1 shi4

    cozy; snug

  • 叔叔 shu1 shu5

    father's younger brother; uncle; Taiwan pr. shu2 shu5; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 梳子 shu1 zi5

    comb; CL:把[ba3]

  • 熟练 shu2 lian4

    practiced; proficient; skilled; skillful

  • 熟悉 shu2 xi1

    to be familiar with; to know well

  • 鼠标 shu3 biao1

    mouse (computing)

  • 属于 shu3 yu2

    classified as; to belong to; to be part of

  • 树 shu4

    tree; CL:棵[ke1]

  • 数据 shu4 ju4

    data; numbers; digital; also written 數據|数据

  • 数量 shu4 liang4

    amount; quantity; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 数码 shu4 ma3

    number; numerals; figures; digital; amount; numerical code

  • 数学 shu4 xue2

    mathematics; mathematical

  • 数字 shu4 zi4

    numeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics etc); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 刷牙 shua1 ya2

    to brush teeth

  • 摔 shuai1

    to throw down; to fall; to drop and break

  • 甩 shuai3

    to throw; to fling; to swing; to leave behind; to throw off

  • 帅 shuai4

    handsome; graceful; smart; commander in chief

  • 双 shuang1

    two; double; pair; both

  • 双方 shuang1 fang1

    bilateral; both sides; both parties involved

  • 水 shui3

    water; river; liquid; beverage; additional charges or income; (of clothes) classifier for number of washes

  • 水果 shui3 guo3

    fruit; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 水平 shui3 ping2

    level (of achievement etc); standard; horizontal

  • 税 shui4

    taxes; duties

  • 睡觉 shui4 jiao4

    to go to bed; to go to sleep

  • 顺便 shun4 bian4

    conveniently; in passing; without much extra effort

  • 顺利 shun4 li4

    smoothly; without a hitch

  • 顺序 shun4 xu4

    sequence; order

  • 说不定 shuo1 bu5 ding4

    can't say for sure; maybe

  • 说服 shuo1 fu2

    to persuade; to convince; to talk sb over; Taiwan pr. shui4 fu2

  • 说话 shuo1 hua4

    to speak; to say; to talk; to gossip; to tell stories; talk; word

  • 说明 shuo1 ming2

    to explain; to illustrate; explanation; directions; caption; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 硕士 shuo4 shi4

    master's degree; learned person

  • 撕 si1

    to tear

  • 丝绸 si1 chou2

    silk cloth; silk

  • 丝毫 si1 hao2

    the slightest amount or degree; a bit

  • 司机 si1 ji1

    chauffeur; driver; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 思考 si1 kao3

    to reflect on; to ponder over

  • 思想 si1 xiang3

    thought; thinking; idea; ideology; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 私人 si1 ren2

    private (citizen); private

  • 死 si3

    to die; impassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid; extremely

  • 四 si4

    four; 4

  • 似乎 si4 hu1

    apparently; to seem; to appear; as if; seemingly

  • 寺庙 si4 miao4

    temple; monastery; shrine

  • 送 song4

    to deliver; to carry; to give (as a present); to present (with); to see off; to send

  • 速度 su4 du4

    speed; rate; velocity; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 塑料袋 su4 liao4 dai4

    plastic bag

  • 宿舍 su4 she4

    dormitory; dorm room; living quarters; hostel; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 酸 suan1

    sour; sore; ache; acid

  • 算 suan4

    regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute

  • 虽然 sui1 ran2

    although; even though; even if

  • 随便 sui2 bian4

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

  • 随时 sui2 shi2

    at any time

  • 随着 sui2 zhe5

    along with; in the wake of; following

  • 岁 sui4

    classifier for years (of age); year; year (of crop harvests)

  • 碎 sui4

    to break down; to break into pieces; fragmentary

  • 孙子 sun1 zi5


  • 损失 sun3 shi1

    loss; damage; CL:個|个[ge4]; to lose; to damage

  • 缩短 suo1 duan3

    to curtail; to cut down

  • 缩小 suo1 xiao3

    reduce; decrease

  • 锁 suo3

    to lock up; to lock; CL:把[ba3]

  • 所 suo3

    actually; place; classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc; that which; particle introducing a relative clause or passive; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 所谓 suo3 wei4

    so-called; what is called

  • 所以 suo3 yi3

    therefore; as a result; so

  • 所有 suo3 you3

    all; to have; to possess; to own

  • 他 ta1

    he or him; (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant); (used before sb's name for emphasis); (used as a meaningless mock object); other; another

  • 她 ta1


  • 它 ta1


  • 塔 ta3

    pagoda; tower; minaret; stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo); CL:座[zuo4]

  • 台 tai2

    desk; platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; desk; station; broadcasting station; classifier for vehicles or machines; Taiwan (abbr.)

  • 抬 tai2

    to lift; to raise; (of two or more persons) to carry

  • 台阶 tai2 jie1

    flight of steps (leading up to a house); step (over obstacle); bench; fig. way out of an embarrassing situation

  • 太 tai4

    highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely

  • 太极拳 tai4 ji2 quan2

    shadowboxing or Taiji, T'aichi or T'aichichuan; traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation; a martial art

  • 太太 tai4 tai5

    married woman; Mrs.; Madam; wife; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 太阳 tai4 yang2

    sun; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 态度 tai4 du5

    manner; bearing; attitude; approach; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 谈 tan2

    to talk

  • 谈判 tan2 pan4

    to negotiate; negotiation; talks; conference; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 弹钢琴 tan2 gang1 qin2

    play the piano

  • 坦率 tan3 shuai4

    frank (discussion); blunt; open

  • 汤 tang1

    soup; broth; hot water

  • 糖 tang2

    sugar; sweets; candy; CL:顆|颗[ke1],塊|块[kuai4]

  • 躺 tang3

    to recline; to lie down

  • 烫 tang4

    to scald; to burn; to iron; hot

  • 趟 tang4

    quantifier for the number of trips or runs made

  • 桃 tao2


  • 逃 tao2

    to escape; to run away; to flee

  • 逃避 tao2 bi4

    to escape; to evade; to avoid; to shirk

  • 讨论 tao3 lun4

    to discuss; to talk over; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 讨厌 tao3 yan4

    disgusting; troublesome; nuisance; nasty; to hate doing sth

  • 套 tao4

    cover; sheath; to encase; a case; to overlap; to interleave; bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names); harness; classifier for sets, collections; tau (Greek letter Ττ)

  • 特别 te4 bie2

    especially; special; particular; unusual

  • 特点 te4 dian3

    characteristic (feature); trait; feature; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 特殊 te4 shu1

    special; particular; unusual; extraordinary

  • 特意 te4 yi4

    specially; intentionally

  • 特征 te4 zheng1

    characteristic; diagnostic property; distinctive feature; trait

  • 疼 teng2

    (it) hurts; love fondly; ache; pain; sore

  • 疼爱 teng2 ai4

    to love dearly

  • 踢足球 ti1 zu2 qiu2

    play soccer(football)

  • 提 ti2

    to carry; to lift; to raise

  • 提倡 ti2 chang4

    to promote; to advocate

  • 提纲 ti2 gang1

    the key point; outline

  • 提高 ti2 gao1

    to raise; to increase

  • 提供 ti2 gong1

    to offer; to supply; to provide; to furnish

  • 提前 ti2 qian2

    to shift to an earlier date; to bring forward; to advance

  • 提问 ti2 wen4

    to question; to quiz; to grill

  • 提醒 ti2 xing3

    to remind; to call attention to; to warn of

  • 题 ti2

    topic; problem for discussion; exam question; subject; to inscribe; to mention; surname Ti; CL:個|个[ge4],道[dao4]

  • 题目 ti2 mu4

    subject; title; topic; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 体会 ti3 hui4

    know (through learning or by experience); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 体积 ti3 ji1

    volume; bulk; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 体贴 ti3 tie1

    considerate (of other people's needs)

  • 体现 ti3 xian4

    to embody; to reflect; to incarnate

  • 体验 ti3 yan4

    to experience for oneself

  • 体育 ti3 yu4

    sports; physical education

  • 天空 tian1 kong1


  • 天气 tian1 qi4


  • 天真 tian1 zhen1

    naive; innocent; artless

  • 甜 tian2


  • 填空 tian2 kong4

    to fill a job vacancy; to fill in a blank (e.g. on questionnaire or exam paper)

  • 田野 tian2 ye3

    field; open land; CL:片[pian4]

  • 条 tiao2

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

  • 条件 tiao2 jian4

    condition; circumstances; term; factor; requirement; prerequisite; qualification; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 调皮 tiao2 pi2

    naughty; mischievous; unruly

  • 调整 tiao2 zheng3

    adjustment; revision; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 挑战 tiao3 zhan4


  • 跳舞 tiao4 wu3

    to dance

  • 听 ting1

    to listen; to hear; to obey; a can (loanword from English "tin"); classifier for canned beverages

  • 停止 ting2 zhi3

    to stop; to halt; to cease

  • 挺 ting3

    to stick out; to (physically) straighten up; to endure or hold out; straight; stiff; outstanding; extraordinary; rather; quite; very; classifier for machine guns

  • 通常 tong1 chang2

    regular; usual; ordinary; normal

  • 通过 tong1 guo4

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

  • 通讯 tong1 xun4

    communications; a news story (e.g. dispatched over the wire); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 通知 tong1 zhi1

    to notify; to inform; notice; notification; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 铜 tong2

    copper (chemistry); see also 紅銅|红铜[hong2 tong2]; CL:塊|块[kuai4]

  • 同情 tong2 qing2

    compassion; relent; sympathize; sympathy

  • 同时 tong2 shi2

    at the same time; simultaneously

  • 同事 tong2 shi4

    colleague; co-worker; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 同学 tong2 xue2

    (fellow) classmate; CL:位[wei4],個|个[ge4]

  • 同意 tong2 yi4

    to agree; to consent; to approve

  • 统一 tong3 yi1

    to unify; to unite; to integrate

  • 统治 tong3 zhi4

    to rule (a country); to govern; rule; regime

  • 痛苦 tong4 ku3

    pain; suffering; painful; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 痛快 tong4 kuai4

    overjoyed; delighted; happily; heartily; enjoying; also pr. tong4 kuai5

  • 头发 tou2 fa5

    hair (on the head)

  • 投资 tou2 zi1

    investment; to invest

  • 透明 tou4 ming2

    transparent; open (non-secretive)

  • 突出 tu1 chu1

    prominent; outstanding; to give prominence to; to protrude; to project

  • 突然 tu1 ran2

    sudden; abrupt; unexpected

  • 图书馆 tu2 shu1 guan3

    library; CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4]

  • 土地 tu3 di4

    land; territory; soil; local god; Lar; genius loci; CL:片[pian4]

  • 土豆 tu3 dou4

    potato; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 吐 tu4

    to vomit; to throw up

  • 兔子 tu4 zi5

    hare; rabbit; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 团 tuan2

    regiment; round; circular; group; society

  • 推 tui1

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

  • 推迟 tui1 chi2

    to postpone; to put off; to defer

  • 推辞 tui1 ci2

    to decline (an appointment, invitation etc)

  • 推广 tui1 guang3

    to extend; to spread; to popularize; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 推荐 tui1 jian4

    to recommend; recommendation

  • 腿 tui3

    leg; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 退 tui4

    retreat; to decline; to move back; to withdraw

  • 退步 tui4 bu4

    degenerate; regress

  • 退休 tui4 xiu1

    retirement (from work)

  • 脱 tuo1

    to shed; to take off; to escape; to get away from

  • 袜子 wa4 zi5

    socks; stockings; CL:隻|只[zhi1],對|对[dui4],雙|双[shuang1]

  • 歪 wai1

    askew; at a crooked angle; devious; noxious

  • 外 wai4

    outside; in addition; foreign; external

  • 外交 wai4 jiao1

    diplomacy; diplomatic; foreign affairs; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 弯 wan1

    bend; bent; CL:道[dao4]

  • 完 wan2

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

  • 完成 wan2 cheng2

    complete; accomplish; perfect tense (grammar)

  • 完美 wan2 mei3

    perfect; perfection; perfectly

  • 完全 wan2 quan2

    complete; whole; totally; entirely

  • 完善 wan2 shan4

    perfect; to make perfect; to improve

  • 完整 wan2 zheng3

    complete; intact

  • 玩 wan2

    toy; sth used for amusement; curio or antique (Taiwan pr. wan4); to play; to have fun; to trifle with; to keep sth for entertainment

  • 玩具 wan2 ju4

    plaything; toy

  • 碗 wan3

    bowl; cup; CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]

  • 晚上 wan3 shang5

    in the evening; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 万 wan4

    ten thousand; a great number

  • 万一 wan4 yi1

    just in case; if by any chance; contingency

  • 王子 wang2 zi3

    prince; son of a king

  • 往 wang3

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

  • 往返 wang3 fan3

    to go back and forth; to go to and fro

  • 往往 wang3 wang3

    often; frequently

  • 网球 wang3 qiu2

    tennis; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 网站 wang3 zhan4

    website; network station; node

  • 忘记 wang4 ji4

    to forget

  • 危害 wei1 hai4

    to jeopardize; to harm; to endanger; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 危险 wei1 xian3

    danger; dangerous

  • 微笑 wei1 xiao4

    smile; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 威胁 wei1 xie2

    to threaten; to menace

  • 违反 wei2 fan3

    to violate (a law)

  • 维护 wei2 hu4

    to defend; to safeguard; to protect; to uphold; to maintain

  • 围巾 wei2 jin1

    scarf; shawl; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 围绕 wei2 rao4

    to revolve around; to center on (an issue)

  • 唯一 wei2 yi1

    only; sole

  • 尾巴 wei3 ba5


  • 伟大 wei3 da4

    great; mighty; large

  • 委屈 wei3 qu1

    to feel wronged; to nurse a grievance; to cause sb to feel wronged

  • 委托 wei3 tuo1

    to entrust; to trust; to commission

  • 喂 wei4

    hello (interj., esp. on telephone); hey; to feed (sb or some animal)

  • 胃 wei4

    stomach; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 为 wei4

    because of; for; to

  • 为了 wei4 le5

    in order to; for the purpose of; so as to

  • 为什么 wei4 shen2 me5

    why?; for what reason?

  • 位 wei4

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

  • 位置 wei4 zhi5

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

  • 未必 wei4 bi4

    not necessarily; maybe not

  • 未来 wei4 lai2

    future; tomorrow; approaching; coming; pending; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 味道 wei4 dao4

    flavor; smell; hint of

  • 卫生间 wei4 sheng1 jian1

    bathroom; toilet; WC; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 温度 wen1 du4

    temperature; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 温暖 wen1 nuan3


  • 温柔 wen1 rou2

    gentle and soft; tender

  • 闻 wen2

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

  • 文化 wen2 hua4

    culture; civilization; cultural; CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]

  • 文件 wen2 jian4

    document; file; CL:份[fen4]

  • 文具 wen2 ju4

    stationery; item of stationery (pen, pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener etc)

  • 文明 wen2 ming2

    civilized; civilization; culture; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 文学 wen2 xue2

    literature; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 文章 wen2 zhang1

    article; essay; literary works; writings; hidden meaning; CL:篇[pian1],段[duan4],頁|页[ye4]

  • 吻 wen3

    kiss; mouth

  • 稳定 wen3 ding4

    steady; stable; stability; to stabilize; to pacify

  • 问 wen4

    to ask

  • 问候 wen4 hou4

    to give one's respects; to send a greeting

  • 问题 wen4 ti2

    question; problem; issue; topic; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 我 wo3

    I; me; my

  • 我们 wo3 men5

    we; us; ourselves; our

  • 卧室 wo4 shi4

    bedroom; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 握手 wo4 shou3

    to shake hands

  • 污染 wu1 ran3

    pollution; contamination; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 屋子 wu1 zi5

    house; room; CL:間|间[jian1]

  • 无 wu2

    -less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-

  • 无聊 wu2 liao2

    nonsense; bored

  • 无论 wu2 lun4

    no matter what or how; regardless of whether...

  • 无奈 wu2 nai4

    without choice; for lack of better option; grudgingly; willy-nilly; nolens volens; abbr. for 無可奈何|无可奈何[wu2 ke3 nai4 he2]

  • 无数 wu2 shu4

    countless; numberless; innumerable

  • 五 wu3

    five; 5

  • 武器 wu3 qi4

    weapon; arms; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 武术 wu3 shu4

    military skill or technique (in former times); all kinds of martial art sports (some claiming spiritual development); self-defense; tradition of choreographed fights from opera and film (recent usage); also called kungfu 功夫; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 雾 wu4

    fog; mist; CL:場|场[chang2],陣|阵[zhen4]

  • 误会 wu4 hui4

    to misunderstand; to mistake; misunderstanding; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 物理 wu4 li3

    physics; physical

  • 物质 wu4 zhi4

    matter; substance; material; materialistic; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 西 xi1


  • 西瓜 xi1 gua1

    watermelon; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 西红柿 xi1 hong2 shi4

    tomato; CL:隻|只[zhi1]

  • 吸收 xi1 shou1

    to absorb; to assimilate; to ingest

  • 吸引 xi1 yin3

    to attract (interest, investment etc); CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 希望 xi1 wang4

    to wish for; to desire; hope CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 习惯 xi2 guan4

    habit; custom; usual practice; to be used to; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 洗 xi3

    to wash; to bathe

  • 洗手间 xi3 shou3 jian1

    toilet; lavatory; washroom

  • 洗衣机 xi3 yi1 ji1

    washer; washing machine; CL:臺|台[tai2]

  • 洗澡 xi3 zao3

    to bathe; to take a shower

  • 喜欢 xi3 huan5

    to like; to be fond of

  • 系 xi4

    to connect; to relate to; to tie up; to bind; to be (literary)

  • 系统 xi4 tong3

    system; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 细节 xi4 jie2

    details; particulars

  • 戏剧 xi4 ju4

    drama; play; theater

  • 瞎 xia1

    blind; groundlessly; foolishly; to no purpose

  • 吓 xia4

    to frighten; to scare; to intimidate; to threaten

  • 夏 xia4


  • 下 xia4

    down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down

  • 下午 xia4 wu3

    afternoon; p.m.; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 下雨 xia4 yu3

    to rain; rainy

  • 下载 xia4 zai3

    to download; also pr. xia4 zai4

  • 先 xian1

    early; prior; former; in advance; first

  • 先生 xian1 sheng5

    teacher; Mister (Mr.); husband; doctor (topolect); CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

  • 鲜艳 xian1 yan4

    bright-colored; gaily-colored

  • 咸 xian2

    salted; salty; stingy; miserly

  • 显得 xian3 de5

    to seem; to look; to appear

  • 显然 xian3 ran2

    clear; evident; obvious(ly)

  • 显示 xian3 shi4

    to show; to illustrate; to display; to demonstrate

  • 县 xian4

    county, PRC administrative division below prefecture 地區|地区[di4 qu4]; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 现代 xian4 dai4

    modern times; modern age; modern era

  • 现金 xian4 jin1


  • 现实 xian4 shi2

    reality; actuality; real; actual; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 现象 xian4 xiang4

    appearance; phenomenon; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 现在 xian4 zai4

    now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays

  • 羡慕 xian4 mu4

    envious; envy; to admire

  • 限制 xian4 zhi4

    to restrict; to limit; to confine; restriction; limit; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 香 xiang1

    fragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick; CL:根[gen1]

  • 香蕉 xiang1 jiao1

    banana; CL:枝[zhi1],根[gen1],個|个[ge4],把[ba3]

  • 相处 xiang1 chu3

    get along with each other

  • 相当 xiang1 dang1

    equivalent to; appropriate; considerably; to a certain extent; fairly

  • 相对 xiang1 dui4

    relatively; opposite; to resist; to oppose; relative; vis-a-vis

  • 相反 xiang1 fan3

    opposite; contrary

  • 相关 xiang1 guan1

    interrelated; correlation; dependence; relevance; mutuality

  • 相似 xiang1 si4

    to resemble; similar; like; resemblance; similarity

  • 相同 xiang1 tong2

    identical; same

  • 相信 xiang1 xin4

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

  • 详细 xiang2 xi4

    detailed; in detail; minute

  • 响 xiang3

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

  • 想 xiang3

    to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss

  • 想念 xiang3 nian4

    miss; remember with longing; long to see again

  • 想象 xiang3 xiang4

    to imagine; to fancy; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 享受 xiang3 shou4

    to enjoy; to live it up; pleasure; CL:種|种[zhong3]

  • 向 xiang4

    direction; orientation; to face; to turn toward; to; towards; shortly before; formerly; to side with; to be partial to; all along (previously); surname Xiang

  • 像 xiang4

    (look) like; similar (to); appearance; to appear; to seem; image; portrait; resemble; seem

  • 项 xiang4

    neck; sum; funds

  • 项链 xiang4 lian4


  • 项目 xiang4 mu4

    item; project; sports event; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 橡皮 xiang4 pi2

    rubber; an eraser; CL:塊|块[kuai4]

  • 象棋 xiang4 qi2

    Chinese chess; CL:副[fu4]

  • 象征 xiang4 zheng1

    emblem; symbol; token; badge; to symbolize; to signify; to stand for

  • 消费 xiao1 fei4

    to consume; CL:個|个[ge4]

  • 消化 xiao1 hua4

    digest; digestion; digestive

  • 消灭 xiao1 mie4

    to put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)

  • 消失 xiao1 shi1

    to disappear; to fade away

  • 销售 xiao1 shou4

    to sell; market; sales

  • 消息 xiao1 xi5

    news; information; CL:條|条[tiao2]

  • 小 xiao3

    small; tiny; few; young

  • 小吃 xiao3 chi1

    snack; refreshments; CL:家[jia1]

  • 小伙子 xiao3 huo3 zi5

    lad; young fellow; youngster; CL:個|个[ge4]