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Important Words - pronouns

English

Pinyin

Chinese Character

I you he she it we you (plural) They (he) They (she) They (it)

wŏ nĭ tā tā tā wŏ men nĭ men tā men tā men tā men

我 你 他 她 它 我 们 你 们 他 们 她 们 它 们

Important Words Numbers English Pinyin Chinese Character One Two three four five six seven eight nine ten yī èr sān sì wǔ liù qī bā jiŭ shí 一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九 十 .

preceeding Pinyin yuán kāi jīng yé xīn cì dào bĕi yé ye shŭ li jià nă er wán méi yŏu méi yŏu qián Chinese Character 园 开 京 爷 心 次 到 北 爷爷 暑 里 假 哪 儿 玩 没 有 没 有 前 .Book 2 Lesson 1 English park open capital city first character o Grandfather heart. son Play Negating and experience To have. to Posess. center time (like first time) to go North. which one Child. mind. north China. North Pole Grandfather summer in (during) vacation which. to exist Have not Before.

Book 2 Lesson 1 English Take Happy And Borrow. joy Happy Pinyin yī lè hé jiè qián dì xĭ huān Chinese Character 以 乐 和 借 钱 第 喜 欢 . lend Money Used to create ordinal numbers Pleasure.

across Used to indicate interrogation. spend. meaning comes when combined with another character suffix with 什 . heaven. used with 喜 欢 means to like the best Pleasure. yes which one Sky.Book 2 Lesson 14 Pinyin big protector center country Indicates superlative degree. day Book 2 Lesson 14 Chinese Character dà wèi zhōng guó zuì xĭ huan guò shén me jié xiǎo yún chūn shì Nă yī tiān 大 卫 中 国 最 喜 欢 过 什 么 节 小 云 春 是 那 一 天 .what festival small cloud spring To be (is). joy happy Past indicator.

Every. an iron shí hòu jiā hù tiē chūn liān fàng biān . person. first month of the lunar year month beginning. people how. experience First moon. why mĕi nián nóng lì zhēng yuè chū rén zĕn de 每 年 农 历 正 月 初 人 怎 的 时 候 家 户 贴 春 联 放 鞭 time season. time home. door stick (stick or put up) spring Used with 春 means a Spring Festival couplet Release. agriculture calendar. each year farming. set (off). put on Whip. family household. first man.

to perform ceremoniously acknowledge child Son. ritual. noodle mutual Each other To make a courtesy call. obtain pào quán qī chī tuán yuán jiàn le miàn hù xiāng bài hái zi néng dé dào 炮 全 起 吃 团 圆 见 了 面 互 相 拜 孩 子 能 得 到 礼 物 rite. child ? Be able to. gun whole. group round.Book 2 Lesson 14 Cannon. circle See. meet Particle indicating completed action Face. with a verb – indicates beginning of an action to eat gather. etiquette thing lĭ wù . entire rise up. can get. side. flour.

desire give Son. exists interest First Month of the lunar year Wish a happy New Year Truely. push down Year. end of year money true To have. wants.Book 2 Lesson 14 Word at end of sentence indicating question big Wants to. really Interesting Truly interesting Chinese people like spring festival Meal ma dà yào gĕi er yā suì qián zhēn yŏu qù zhēng yuè bài nián zhēn yŏu yŏu qù zhēn yŏu qù zhōng guó rén xĭ huān chūn jié fàn 吗 大 要 給 儿 压 岁 钱 真 有 趣 正 月 拜 年 真 有 有 趣 真 有 趣 中 国 人 喜 欢 春 节 饭 . push. child Press.

(Best like to spend (or pass the time) the spring festival) Reunion Spring festival couplets (scrolls) Each other zuì xĭ huān guò 最 喜 欢 过 chūn jié 春 节 tuán yuán chūn liān hù xiāng 团 圆 春 联 互 相 means Saying the words twice. 家 家 户 户 (jiā jiā hù hù) .Book 2 Lesson 14 We like Spring Festival best. like plural in this case.