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Glossary of ChinesePod 2

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school
xué xiào
to leave / to go / to remove / remove / leave / get rid of / repair / go / be apart from / betake
qù / qù
also / too
miss / young lady
xiǎo jiě
teacher / Sir / mister / (title of respect)
xiān sheng
why / for what reason
wèi shén me
really
zhēn de
owing to / on account of / because
yīn wéi
England / Britain
yīng guó
(negative prefix) / not / no / no
bù/bú / bù
feel sorry / be grieved
nán guò
yesterday
zuó tiān
just so so
mǎ mǎ hū hū
happy / glad / willing (to do sth) / in a cheerful mood
gāo xìng
now / today / at the present
jīn tiān
to wish / to suppose / to think / to believe / to miss / to want
xiǎng
I / me / myself / I / me
wǒ / wǒ
you
he / him / he
tā / tā
she / she
tā / tā
IT / IT
tā / tā
ourselves / we / us
wǒ men
they
tā men
to be / is / are / am / yes / being
shì / shì
yes
shì de
well
hěn hǎo
to thank
xiè xie
how are you
nǐ hǎo ma
Chinese person / Chinese people
zhōng guó rén
(v) not be / (n) blame or fault
bú shì
American person / American people
měi guó rén
hello / how are you
nǐ hǎo
extremely / very
hěn
well / good / be fond of
hǎo / hào
where / wherever
nǎ lǐ
people / person / man
rén
group / to gather / to see / association / union / can / be possible / be able to / to assemble / to meet / to balance an account / accounting
huì / kuài
persuade (politically) / to say / to speak
shuì / shuō
ordinary / common / general / average
pǔ tōng
speech / talk / words / dialect / language / spoken words / conversation / what someone said
huà
Mandarin (common language) / Putonghua (common speech of the Chinese language)
pǔ tōng huà
a little / a bit
yì diăn
a little bit
yì diǎn diǎn
to understand / to know
dǒng
sing
chàng gē
but / however
dàn shì
to dance
tiào wǔ
exist / in / (located) at / at / be/depend on/exist/at/in/on/with
zài / zài / zài
not be in / be out
bú zài
be here or not
zài bú zài
here
zhè lǐ
office
bàn gōng shì
home / family / -ist / -er / -ian / a person engaged in a certain art or profession
jiā
buy
mǎi
buy something
mǎi dōng xi
east and west / thing / person
dōng xī / dōng xi
to sell
mài
something / what? / who? / anything
shén me
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters
have or not
yǒu méi yǒu
eat / stammer
chī / jí
flour / noodles
miàn
good / OK
hǎo de
moment / wait a second
děng yí xià
can / may / able to / possible
kě yǐ
(question tag)
ma
(cooked) rice
mǐ fàn
to yield / permit / to ask / to allow / to let / have (someone do something)
ràng
(onomat.) / dumb / (modal particle indicating polite suggestion) / ...right? / ...OK?
bā / ba
flesh / meat
ròu
beef
niú ròu
chicken
jī ròu
pork
zhū ròu
single / one / a(n) / one
yī / yī
two
èr
three / three
sān / sān
four / four
sì / sì
five / 5 / five
wǔ / wǔ
six / six
liù / liù
seven / 7 / seven
qī / qī
eight / 8 / eight
bā / bā
nine / 9
jiǔ
ten
shí
day / sky / heaven
tiān
Monday
xīng qī yī
Tuesday
xīng qī èr
Wednesday
xīng qī sān
Thursday
xīng qī sì
Friday
xīng qī wǔ
Saturday
xīng qī liù
Sunday
xīng qī tiān
month
yuè fèn
first month / January
yī(yí) yuè
February / second month
èr yuè
march / third month
sān yuè
April / fourth month
sì yuè
may / fifth month
wǔ yuè
June / sixth month
liù yuè
July / seventh month
qī yuè
eighth month / August
bā yuè
ninth month / September
jiǔ yuè
October
shí yuè
eleventh month / November
shí yī yuè
December / twelfth month
shí èr yuè
fruit
shuǐ guǒ
flavor / taste / smell / odor / flavour / sapidity / sapor
wèi dào / wèi dào
my goodness / to drink / shout applause
hē / hè
river / water
shuǐ
fruit juice
guǒ zhī
wine / liquor / spirits / wine
jiǔ / jiǔ
hello / to feed
wéi
wife / madam / Mrs. / married woman
tài tai
who / who / who / whom
shéi / shuí / shuí
National Day
guó qìng jié
celebrate
qìng zhù
spring (season)
chūn tiān
happy / merry
kuài lè
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
chūn jié
surname / name / family name
xìng
name / (measure word for persons) / place (e.g. among winners)
míng
mine / my
wǒ de
this is …
zhè shì
(business) card
míng piàn
blue movie tape
huáng dài
rice
bái mǐ fàn
too (much)
tài duō
hot (spicy) / pungent
pepper
hú jiāo fěn
sky
tiān kōng
yellow / pornographic
huáng sè
hair (on the head)
tóu fa
white (color) / White (as a symbol of reaction)
bái sè
green
lǜ sè
revolutionary / red (color)
hóng sè
no problem
méi wèn tí
can / be capable of / is able
néng gòu
blue
lán sè
excuse / pretext / to borrow / to lend / by means of
jiè
cellphone
shǒu jī
black
hēi sè
to (be) call(ed)
jiào
to stop / to reside / to live / to dwell
zhù
(surname) / way / road / path
Nanjing (city in China)
nán jīng
south
nán
north
běi
may I ask...
qǐng wèn
you (formal)
nín
what is your name?
guì xìng
observe / from / obey / follow / from / second cousin
cóng / cóng / zòng
to go / to (a place) / until (a time) / up to / to arrive
dào
when
shén me shí hòu
to answer / to go back / to return / (a measure word for matters or actions) a time / to circle / to turn around / to revolve / Islam
huí
return / come back
huí lái
to come
lái
early morning
zǎo shàng
noon / midday
zhōng wǔ
afternoon
xià wǔ
evening
wǎn shàng
place / local / area
dì fāng
hundred / hundred
bǎi / bǎi
cry / roar / day of a month / (suffix used after) name of a ship / (ordinal) number
háo / hào
just / common / public / honorable (designation)
gōng
public security / (Ministry of) Public Security / public safety
gōng ān
firm / company / corporation / (business) company / incorporated
gōng sī
bus
gōng gòng qì chē
public phone
gōng yòng diàn huà
Tiananmen (square)
tiān ān mén
a public square (e.g. Tiananmen Square)
guǎng chǎng
to leave / from / to depart / to go away / leave / from / without / away / independent of / off / part from
lí / lí
remote / distant / far
yuǎn
what? / how? / why?
zěn me
upright / vertical / straight / frank / directly / straightly
zhí
continuously / always / all along / from the beginning of ... up to ...
yì zhí
to move / to walk / to go
zǒu
another / second / again / once more / re-
zài
right (-hand) / right
yòu / yòu
to convey / to transfer / to turn / to shift / to forward (mail) / to turn / to revolve / to circle about / to walk about / turn / change / transfer / rotate / revolution
zhuǎn / zhuàn / zhuǎn
class / valve / category / gateway / door / gate / house / family / opening / school (of thought) / doorway / switch / way to do something / knack / (religious) sect / phylum or division (taxonomy)
mén
tomorrow
míng tiān
left / left
zuǒ / zuǒ
side / edge / margin / border / boundary
biān
hand / convenient
shǒu
friend
péng yǒu
beautiful / pretty
piào liang
to feel / to think
jué de
good friend
hǎo péng yǒu
younger sister
mèi mei
older brother
gē ge
boyfriend / male friend
nán péng yǒu
good-looking
hǎo kàn
have a meeting / be at a meeting / to hold or attend a meeting
kāi huì
current / present / now / at present / nowadays / modern
xiàn zài
what time? / when?
jǐ diǎn
half / semi- / incomplete / (after a number) and a half
bàn
a quarter past
yí kè
a quarter to (literally means 45 minutes)
sān kè
wrist watch
shǒu biǎo
morning / early
zǎo
late / evening / night
wǎn
hour
xiǎo shí
minute
fēn zhōng
to get up
qǐ chuáng
to go to bed / to go to sleep
shuì jiào
to start work / to go to work / to be on duty / to go to the office
shàng bān
to come or go or get off work / off duty
xià bān
subway / metro
dì tiě
job / work / construction / task
gōng zuò
teacher
lǎo shī
university
dà xué
high school
gāo zhōng
middle school
zhōng xué
primary school
xiǎo xué
(a measure word) / year / years old
suì
boss / business proprietor
lǎo bǎn
doctor
yī shēng
engineer
gōng chéng shī
factory
gōng chǎng
secretary
mì shū
someone who sells tickets
mài piào yuán
to find / to return / to seek / to look for / to try to find / to call on (sb)
zhǎo
not having any other choice; obliged to do sth
zhǐ néng
waiter / waitress / server
fú wù yuán
to get the bill / to pay
mǎi dān
to pay
(n) honor; reputation / (n) feelings; emotions / (n) outer portion of sth
miàn zi
last time
shàng cì
next time
xià cì
already
yǐ jīng
credit card
xìn yòng kǎ
exhausted / poor
qióng
to hear told
tīng shuō
obey / hear / listen / allow / let
tīng / tìng
yes? / right?
duì ma
right / to face / to answer / to reply / couple / pair / to be opposite / to oppose / for / to / correct (answer) / to direct (towards sth)
duì
to inform / to tell / to let know
gào sù
other people / others / other person
bié rén
strike / issue / fight / break / beat / from / mix up / build / fetch / make / tie up / shoot / calculate / since
dǎ / dǎ
to see / to look at / it depends / think / read / see
kàn / kàn
I like to play basketball
wǒ xǐ huān dǎ lán qiú
to be fond of / to like / to be keen on / interest / hobby
ài hào
must / to want / important / vital / to be going to / want
yào / yào
a while
yí huì ér
in a hurry
gǎn shí jiān
how much / how many / which (number) / as much as
duō shǎo
altogether
yí gòng
younger brother / brethren / brothers
xiōng dì
sisters
jiě mèi
Can I … / Could I …
wǒ néng bù néng
to be fond of / to like
xǐ huān

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