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Learning Chinese Unit 1 Vocabulary (alphabetized) 16J10

ba ptcl (suggestion; consensual) 吧


báifàn n cooked rice (bowl) 白饭 &
bān n/m job; shift; session / flight, 班 gè
etc.
bāozi n dumplings (food steamer) 包子 &
běnlái n originally; at first 本来
bù; bú adv not 不
chī sv eat 吃
chīfàn vo eat; have a meal 吃饭
cóngqián n before; in the past 从前
dànshì conj but 但是
dì-yī first 第一
duì sv correct; right 对
è sv hungry 饿
fàn n cooked rice; food; a meal 饭 dùn
gāo sv tall 高
guò v pass; have done 过
hái; háishi adv still; yet 还; 还是
hào bf (with dates, house 号
numbers)
hǎo sv good 好
hēi intj hey 嘿
hěn adv quite, very 很
huì v can; be able to; be likely 会
Huíjiàn. Cheerio. 回见。
Huítou jiàn. See you later. 回头见。
jīntiān n today 今天
jǐnzhāng sv nervous; tense 紧张
Jiù zhèi yàng ba. That’s it, then; so that’s it. 就这样吧。
kàn v look at 看
kàn bào vo read the paper 看报
kè n class 课 mén; táng; jié
kě sv thirsty 渴
kĕshì conj but 可是
lǎoshī n teacher; 'prof' 老师 gè; wèi
le ptcl change of state; completion 了
lèi sv tired 累
lěng sv cold 冷
liǎn n face 脸 zhāng &
ma ptcl (yes-no questions) 吗
Màn zǒu. Take it easy. 慢走。
máng sv busy 忙

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Learning Chinese Unit 1 Vocabulary (alphabetized) 16J10

méiyou v not have; there isn’t, aren’t 没有


miàn n noodles (bowl) 面 &
míngtiān n tomorrow 明天
mùqián n at present; currently 目前
nà in that case; well; then; that 那
ne ptcl (Ni ne? Hái.. ne.) 呢
ng intj (affirmation) 嗯
Nǐ hǎo. Hi; hello. 你好。
nián n/m year 年
ò intj (sudden understanding) 哦
qǐlai v get up; rise 起来
qǐng v request; invite; please 请
Qǐng jìn. Please come in. 请进。
Qǐng zuò. Have a seat. 请坐。
qǐngwèn excuse me; may I ask 请问
qù v go 去 &
rè sv hot 热
rì bf sun; day 日
shàng v ascend 上
shàngbān vo go to work; start work 上班
shàngkè vo teach a class; attend class 上课
shǒu n hands 手 zhī &
shūfu sv comfortable 舒服
shuì v sleep 睡
shuìjiào vo go to bed; sleep 睡觉
tài adv too; very 太
Wǎn ān. Good night. 晚安。
wǎnshàng n evening 晚上 gè &
xǐ v wash 洗
xià v descend 下
xiàbān vo get out of work 下班
xiàkè vo finish class; get out of class 下课
xiǎng v feel like/think 想 &
xiànzài n now; at present 现在
xiǎo sv small; young 小
xiàwǔ n afternoon 下午 gè &
xìng n/v surname/be surnamed 姓 gè
xǐzǎo vo to bathe; take a bath/shower 洗澡
yào v want 要 &
yĕ adv also; too; as well 也
yīfu n clothes (item) 衣服 jiàn &

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yìhuǐr ~ yíhuìr n a while 一会儿


yǐjing adv already 已经
Yílù-píng’ān. Bon voyage. 一路平安。 &
yīnggāi, gāi v should; must; ought to 该; 应该
yǐqián n formerly; before; used to 以前
[be]
yīyuè n January 一月
yǒu v have; there is, are 有
yuè n moon; month 月 gè
Zàijiàn. Goodbye; see you later. 再见。
zán ~ zánmen pro the two of us; we (not 咱们
them)
zǎo sv early 早
zǒu v to walk; leave 走
zuìjìn n recently; lately 最近
zuótiān n yesterday 昨天

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