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0001: [de] <grammatical particle marking genitive as well as simple and composed adjectives>; 我的 wǒde my; 高的 gāode high, tall; 是的 shìde that's it, that's right; 是...的 shì...de one who...; 他是说汉语的. Tā shì shuō Hànyǔde. He is one who speaks Chinese.; [dì] 目的 mùdì goal; [dí] true, real; 的确 díquè certainly
一(A壹)
0002: [yī] one, a little; 第一 dì-yī first, primary; 看一看 kànyīkàn have a (quick) look at; [yí] (used before tone #4); 一个人 yí gè rén one person; 一定 yídìng certain; 一样 yíyàng same; 一月yíyuè January; [yì] (used before tones #2 and #3); 一点儿 yìdiǎnr a little; 一些 yìxiē some; {Compare with 幺(F么) yāo, which also means "one"}
0003: [shì] to be, 是不是? shìbushì? is (it) or is (it) not?; 是否 shìfǒu whether or not, is (it) or is (it) not?
0004: [bù] not; [bú] (used before tone #4); 不是 bú shì isn't
0005: [le] <verb particle marking a new situation or a completed action>; 你来了! Nǐ láile! You have come! 我累了! Wǒ lèile! I've gotten tired! 那好了! Nà hǎole! That's OK (now)! 我只请了一位客人. Wǒ zhǐ qǐngle yí wèi kèren. I invited only one guest.; [liǎo] end, finish, settle, dispose of, know clearly, to be able, (=了解 liǎojiě) understand, comprehend; 了了 liǎoliaǒ clearly understand, settle (a debt/etc.), to be intelligent; 了了 liǎole to be over/ended/finnish/settled; 你卖不了! Nǐ mài bùliǎo! You will not be able to sell (it)!; [liào] (=瞭 liaò) to survey/watch; {Compare with 子 zǐ child}
0006: [rén] person; 人类 rénlèi humankind; 有人吗? yǒu rén ma? Is there anybody here?; {Compare with 入 rù enter}
0007: [wǒ] I, me, my; 我们 wǒmen we, us; {Compare with 找 zhǎo seek}
0008: [zài] at; 现在 xiànzài now; 存在 cúnzài exist
0009: [yǒu] have, there is; 没有 méiyǒu haven't, there isn't; 有没有? Yǒuméiyǒu? Is there or isn't there? Have (you) or haven't (you)?; 有的 yǒude some; [yòu] (=又 yòu) again, both... and...
0010: [tā] he, him, his, (she, her, it, its), (=其他 qítā) other; [tuō] (in classical texts) someone else, something else
这(F這)
0011: [zhè] this; 这儿 zhèr here; [zhèi] this (before classifier)
0012: [zhōng] middle, in; 中国 Zhōngguó China; [zhòng] hit (a target)
0013: [dà] big; 多大? duōdà? how large?; 大小 dàxiǎo size; 大家 dàjiā everybody; [dài] 大夫 dàifu doctor; {Compare with 太 tài very and 木 mù tree}
来(F來)
0014: [lái] come; 原来 yuánlái originally, as a matter of fact; 来年 láinián coming/next year(s); [lai] (when used as a verb complement); 起来 qǐlai get up
0015: [shàng] above, on, over, top, (go) up, last, previous; [shǎng] 上声 shǎngshēng 3rd tone in Mandarin; [shang] (when used as a verb complement); {Compare with 下 xià under}
国(F國)
0016: [guó] (=国家 guójiā) country, state, nation, <family name>; 中国 Zhōngguó China; 美国 Měiguó USA
个(F個,箇)
0017: [gè] <general and non-specific classifier>; 个人 gèrén personal; 个人主页 gèrénzhùyè personal homepage; [gě] 自个 zìgě oneself
0018: [dào] to, towards, until, arrive, reach
说(F說)
0019: [shuō] explain, scold, refer to, (=说话 shuōhuà) speak, say; 游说 yóushuō persuade; [shuì] try to persuade; 游说 yóushuì lobbying
们(F們)
0020: [men] (pluralizing suffix for pronouns and human nouns); 我们 wǒmen we; 人们 rénmen people
为(F為)
0021: [wèi] for, for the sake of, in order to, in this connection; [wéi] do, act, act as, be, become; 认为 rènwéi think or believe that...; 以为 yǐwéi think or believe erroneously that...; {Compare with 办 bàn do}
0022: [zǐ] child, son; 子女 zǐnǚ sons and daughters; 儿子 érzi son; [zi] (noun suffix); 桌子 zhuōzi table; {Compare with 了 le <particle>}
0023: [hé] together, with, (F龢) harmony, gentle, mild, kind, <family name>; 和平 hépíng peace; [Hé] Japan; [huo] 暖和 nuǎnhuo nice and warm; [hè] join in singing, compose a poem in reply; [huó] mix with water; [huò] mix, blend; [hú] complete a set in Mahjong
0024: [nǐ] (Alternative feminine form: 妳 nǐ) you, your; 你们 nǐmen you (plural)
0025: [dì] earth, ground, soil, place, position, distance; 地支 dìzhī the Twelve Terrestrial Branches; [de] <adverbial particle: descripion + 地 + verb>, ~ly; 快地走 kuàide zǒu walk quickly
0026: [chū] go out, come out, in direction out from something, emit, issue, prouce; 出现 chūxiàn appear, emerge, (F齣) <classifier for operas and plays>
0027: [dào] way, path, channel, way, say, a streak (of light), doctrine, <classifier for rivers, topics, etc.>, (=道教 Dàojiào) Taoism; 知道 zhīdao know; [dǎo] (=导 dǎo) lead; 领道 = 领导 lǐngdǎo leader
0028: [yě] also, as well; 也许 yěxǔ perhaps
时(F時)
0029: [shí] period, season, (=时间 shíjiān, =时候 shíhou) time, (=小时 xiǎoshí) hour
0030: [nián] year, <family name>; 今年 jīnnián this year; 明年 míngnián next year; 去年 qùnián last year; 中年 zhōngnián middle age
0031: [de] <adverbial particle: verb + 得 + descripion>; 走得快 zǒude kuài walk quickly; [dé] get, reach, achieve; [děi] should
0032: [jiù] just, simply, right away; 就要 jiùyào about to (do something); 这就是我! Zhè jiùshì wǒ! This is simply me!; 他就要去. Tā jiùyào qù. He is about to leave.
0033: [nà] that; [nèi] that (before classifier); [nuó] 禅那 chánnuó deep meditation; [nuò] 无那 wúnuò helpless, unfortunately; [nǎ] (=哪 nǎ) what?; [něi] (=哪 něi before classifier) which?
0034: [yào] want, will, shall, need, important, essential; 主要 zhǔyào main, fundamental; [yāo] 要求 yāoqiú demand
0035: [xià] below, under, (go) down, next (as opposed to previous/last); {Compare with 上 shàng above}
0036: [yǐ] use, take, according to, because of, in order to; 可以 kěyǐ OK, may; 所以 suǒyǐ so, therefore, as a result; 以外 yǐwài beyond, except
0037: [shēng] give birth, life; 先生 xiānsheng mister, gentleman, Sir
会(F會)
0038: [huì] can, able, meet, meeting, society, union, party; [kuài] 会计 kuàijì accounting; [huǐ] 会儿 huìr moment
0039: [zì] from, since, (=自己 zìjǐ) self; 自然 zìrán nature; {Compare with 目 mù eye and 白 bái white}
着(F著)
0040: [zhe] <verb particle marking a continuing progress/state>; [zháo] touch; [zhuó] wear clothes, dress, touch; [zhāo] put in, add, (F招) make move in chess, trick, decieve
0041: [qù] go, leave, depart (opposite of 来 lái)
0042: [zhī] <subordinator similar to 的 de>, it (in classical texts)
过(F過)
0043: [guò] pass, cross, go by, exceed, <verb particle marking that someone has had the experience of doing something, that it has happened at least once>; 过马路 guò mǎlù cross the street; 我去过中国两次. wǒ qùguo Zhōngguó liǎng cì. I have gone to China twice.
0044: [jiā] home, house, family; 国家 guójiā nation; 大家 dàjiā everybody; [jie] 整天家 zhěngtiānjie all day long; 家里 jiālǐ (at) home, (in the) family
学(F學)
0045: [xué] study, learn; 学校 xuéxiào school; 学生 xuésheng student; {Compare with 字 zì written character}
对(F對)
0046: [duì] correct, answer, treat, agree, mutual, pair; 对不起 duìbuqǐ excuse me
0047: [kě] ~able, (=可以 kěyǐ) may, can, (=可是 kěshì) but, however; 可爱 kě'ài loveable, cute; 可能 kě'néng possible, probable, maybe; 可口可乐 kěkǒukělè Coca Cola; [kè] 可汗 kèhán khan
0048: [tā] she, her
0049: [lǐ] neighbourhood, half kilometer, <family name>, (F裏,裡) in, inside, lining; 哪里? nǎli? where?; 那里 nàli there; 这里 zhèli here
0050: [hòu] queen, (F後) after, behind, <family name>; 后天 hòutiān the day after tomorrow
0051: [xiǎo] small; 大小 dàxiǎo size
0052: [me/mo] (F麼,末) (interrogative suffix) 什么? shénme? what?; 为什么? wèishénme? why? 没什么! méi shénme! It doesn't matter!, Never mind!; 怎么? zěnme? how?; [yāo] (S幺) youngest, one (e.g. in bus/house/phone numbers)
0053: [xīn] heart; 小心 xiǎoxīn be careful; 心理 xīnlǐ psychology, mentality; 中心 zhōngxīn center
0054: [duō] many, much, more; 多大 duōdà how large?; 多少 duōshǎo how many/much?
0055: [tiān] sky, heaven, god, day, (=天空 tiānkōng) sky; 天气 tiānqì weather; {天干 tiāngān the Ten Heavenly Stems: 甲乙丙丁戊己庚辛壬癸 jiǎ-yǐ-bǐng-dīng-wù-jǐ-gēng-xīn-rén-guǐ (these characters are sometimes used as ordinal numbers}; {Compare with 夫 fū man and 无 wú without}
0056: [ér] (=而且 érqiě) and, furthermore, (=然而 rán'ér) yet, even so
0057: [néng] can, be able; 能够 nénggòu be capable of; 可能 kě'néng maybe
0058: [hǎo] good, good to..., easy to...; 你好! Nǐhǎo! Hello!; [hào] to like; [hāo] 好好儿 hǎohāor in perfectly good condition
0060: [rán] right, correct, so, like that; 虽然 suīrán although; 忽然 hūrán suddenly; 当然 dāngrán of course; 自然 zìrán nature
没(F沒)
0061: [méi] (=没有 méiyǒu) haven't, there isn't; 有没有? Yǒuméiyǒu? Is there or isn't there? Have (you) or haven't (you)?; [mò] sink, overflow, disappear, confiscate
0062: [rì] sun, (=日子 rìzi) day; 日记 rìjì diary; 日光 rìguāng sunlight; {Compare with 曰 yuē say, 目 mù eye and 甘 gān sweet}
0063: [yú] <family name>, (F於) in, at, for, to, from, by, than; {Compare with 千 qiān thousand and 干 gān stem}
0064: [qǐ] rise, start; 起来 qǐlai get up; 对不起 duìbuqǐ excuse me; [qi] (when used as a verb complement)
还(F還)
0065: [hái] still, yet; [huán] return, give back
0066: [fā] (F發) deliver, utter, express, shoot, emit, develop, expand; [fà] (F髮) hair; [fa] (F髮) 头发 tóufa hair
0067: [chéng] (=成为 chéngwéi, =变成 biànchéng) become, <family name>; 成功 chénggōng succeed; 完成 wánchéng accomplish, complete, fulfill; 成语 chéngyǔ idiom
0068: [shì] matter, affair, thing, event, accident, job, responsibility; 事情 shìqing situation
只(F祇)
0069: [zhǐ] only, just, merely, <classifier implying "one of a pair", animals, vessels, utensils, etc.>; 一只猫 yì zhǐ māo a cat; [zhī] (F隻) single, one, only; {Compare with 兄 xiōng brother}
0070: [zuò] do, make; 工作 gōngzuò work; 作业 zuòyè homework; [zuó] 作践 zuójian spoil, waste, humiliate, insult; [zuō] do
0071: [dāng] (F當) serve as, (F噹) ding-dong; [dàng] (F當) proper, right, equal, (=当作 dàngzuò) treat as, regard as
0072: [xiǎng] think, feel, consider, want, remember
0073: [kàn] see, look at, read, think, consider; [kān] look after, tend; 看守 kānshǒu guard
0074: [wén] language, literature, <family name>; 文化 wénhuà culture; 中文 Zhōngwén Chinese (written) language
无(F無)
0075: [wú] without, nothingness, have not; [mó] 南无 nánmó <Sanskrit> to give oneself totally to; {Compare with 天 tiān heaven}
开(F開)
0076: [kāi] open; 开始 kāishǐ begin 打开 dǎkāi open, unfold; [kai] (when used as a verb complement); {Compare with 并 bìng combine}
0077: [shǒu] hand, a person skilled in something; 挥手 huīshǒu wave; 拍手 pāishǒu clap; 握手 wòshǒu shake/clasp hands; {Compare with 毛 máo hair}
十(A拾)
0078: [shí] ten; 十三 shísān thirteen; 五十 wǔshí fifty; 十月 shíyuè October
0079: [yòng] use; 好用 hǎoyòng useful; 不用 búyòng there's no need; 使用 shǐyòng use, apply; {Compare with 甩 shuǎi swing}
0080: [zhǔ] lord, master, host, god, (=主要 zhǔyào) main, primary; 主义 zhǔyì doctrine, ~ism; 主页 zhùyè homepage; {Compare with 王 wáng king}
0081: [xíng] go, OK; 行动 xíngdòng action, operation, move, get about, act; [háng] line; 银行 yínháng bank; 行业 hángyè profession; [hàng] 树行子 shùhàngzi rows of trees; [héng] (phonetic radical)
0082: [fāng] side, square; 地方 dìfang place; 方面 fāngmiàn aspect; {Compare with 万 wàn ten thousand}
0083: [yòu] again, both... and...
0084: [rú] like, as, as if, (=如果 rúguǒ) if; 如此 rúcǐ like this
0085: [qián] in front, previous, ago, former, first; 前天 the day before yesterday
0086: [suǒ] place; 所以 suǒyǐ so, therefore; 所有 suǒyǒu all; 厕所 cèsuǒ toilet
0087: [běn] basis, origin, edition, <classifier for books, periodicals, files, etc.>; 本人 běnrén I, me, myself; 日本 Rìběn Japan; {Compare with 木 mù tree}
见(F見)
0088: [jiàn] appear to be, meet with, call on, (=看见 kànjian) see; 意见 yìjian idea, view, opinion; 听见 tīngjiàn hear; [xiàn] show, appear, become visible; {Compare with 贝 bèi shellfish}
经(F經)
0089: [jīng] longitude (both geographic and in Chinese medecin), scripture, constant, regular, <family name>, deal with, (=经纪 jīngjì) manage (a business); 已经 yǐjing already; 经过 jīngguò pass, go through; 经验 jīngyàn experience; 经由 jīngyóu via, by way of; 经常 jīngcháng frequent, daily; 易经 Yìjīng Book of Changes;
头(F頭)
0090: [tóu] head, top, first, <classifier for livestock, garlic, etc.>; 头发 tóufa hair; [tou] 石头 shítou stone
0091: [miàn] face, surface, <classifier for mirrors, flags, etc.>, (F麵) wheat flour, (=面条 miàntiáo) noodle; 面包 miànbāo bread
0092: [gōng] public, official; 公里 gōnglǐ kilometer; 办公室 bànggōngshì office; 公司 gōngsī company; 公共 gōnggòng public, communal, common; 公共汽车 gōnggòngqìchē (public) bus; 李公 Lǐgōng (honorable and old) Mr Li
0093: [tóng] same, with; 同志 tóngzhì comrade; [tòng] (F衕) 胡同 hútòng lane
三(A叁)
0094: [sān] three; 第三世界 dì-sān shìjiè 3rd World; 三月 sānyuè March
0095: [yǐ] stop, cease, end, (=已经 yǐjīng) already; {Compare with 己 jǐ self, which is "open" on the left side}
0096: [lǎo] old, venerable, outdated; 老师 lǎoshī teacher; 老虎 lǎohǔ tiger; 老张 lǎo Zhāng old Zhang = dear (friend) Mr Zhang
从(F從)
0097: [cóng] from, through, join, follower, secondary; [cōng] 黑从从 hēicōngcōng murky
动(F動)
0098: [dòng] move, change, arouce; 动物 dòngwù animal; 活动 huódòng activity; 运动 yùndòng sports
两(F兩)
0099: [liǎng] two (before classifier), 50 grams
长(F長)
0100: [cháng] long, lasting, length; [zhǎng] grow up, chief, head, older, elder
0101: [zhī] realize, sense, inform, tell, (=知道 zhīdao) know; 知识 zhīshi knowledge; [zhì] (=智 zhì) wit, (=智慧 zhìhuì) wisdom, (=智力 zhìlì) intellect
0102: [mín] (=人民 rénmín) people, <family name>; 民主 mǐnzhǔ democracy
样(F樣)
0103: [yàng] appearance, shape, form, manner; 这样 zhèyàng like this; 怎么样 zěnmeyàng how? in what way?
现(F現)
0104: [xiàn] show, appear, current; 现在 xiànzài now; 发现 fāxiàn discover; 现代 xiàndài modern
0105: [fēn] divide, fraction, minute, cent; 百分之五 bǎifēnzhīwǔ = 5/100 = 5%; [fèn] limits of rights or duty
将(F將)
0106: [jiāng] shall; 将来 jiānglái future; [jiàng] general, a piece in Chinese chess 麻将 májiàng mahjongg
0107: [wài] outside, outer, other, foreign, beyond, relative on ones mother's/sisters/wife's side; 外孙 wàisūn daugthers son; 外国人 wàiguórén foreigner; 意外 yìwài unexpected; {Compare with 处 chù place}
0108: [dàn] (=但是 dànshì) but, still, nevertheless, however, yet
0109: [shēn] life, incarnation, <classifier for suits of clothing>, (=身体 shēntǐ) body; 亲身 qīnshēn in person, personally
0110: [xiē] some, <classifier for plural or indefinite/small amount>; 一些 yìxiē a number of, some; 这些人 zhèxiē rén these people
与(F與)
0111: [yǔ] give, offer, help, support, and; [yù] 参与 cānyù participate in; [yú] 欤 <interrogative/esclamative particle>; {Compare with 写 xiě write}
0112: [gāo] high, tall, loud, <polite> your, <family name>; 提高 tígāo improve; 高兴 gāoxìng happy; 高见 gāojiàn <polite> your opinion/idea
0113: [yì] (=意思 yìsi, =意义 yìyì) meaning, idea, (=愿意 yuànyi) wish, desire; 意图 yìtú intention; 意见 yìjian opinion; 意大利 Yìdàlì Italy
进(F進)
0114: [jìn] enter, go forward, recieve, drink, eat, submit; 进步 jìnbù progress
0115: [bǎ] grasp, hold, handle, <classifier for things with handles, handfuls, chairs, etc.>; [bà] 把子 bàzi, 把儿 bàr handle
0116: [fǎ] (=法律 fǎlǜ) law, (=办法 bànfǎ) method; 法国 Fǎguó France
0117: [cǐ] this; 如此 rúcǐ (=这样 zhèyàng) like this; 此地 cǐdì (=这里 zhèlǐ) here, at this place
实(F實)
0118: [shí] solid, true, real; 事实 shìshí fact; 实际上 shíjìshang actually; 实在 shízài really
0119: [huí] circle, return, reply, turns, times, chapter, Muslim, Hui (ethnic minority), <classifier for chapters, times, etc.>; 回来 huílái come back; 回去 huíqù go back; 回答 huídá answer
二(A贰)
0120: [èr] two; 二月 èryuè February
0121: [lǐ] principle; 理论 lǐlùn theory; 管理 guǎnlǐ manage; 心理 xīnlǐ psychology, mentality
0122: [měi] (=美丽 meilì) beautiful, (=好 hǎo) good, (=美德 měidé) virtue, <family name>; 美国 Měiguó USA; 美元 měiyuán US$ 美家 měijiā artist
点(F點)
0123: [diǎn] a drop (of liquid), dot, decimal point, a little, a bit, appoint time, select, choose, order food/drink, <classifier for small amounts>, (=点火 diǎnhuǒ) light a fire; 一点儿 yìdiǎnr a little; 点头 diǎntóu nod one's head
0124: [yuè] month, (=月亮 yuèliang, =月球 yuèqiú) moon
0125: [míng] bright, clear, distinct, next (day or year), <family name>; 明白 míngbai clear, understand; 明天 míngtiān tomorrow
0126: [qí] its, that, such, they, them; 其他 qítā other; 尤其 yóuqí especially; [jī] anniversary
种(F種)
0127: [zhǒng] kind, sort, breed, race; [zhòng] to plant, cultivate
声(F聲)
0128: [shēng] voice, declaration, (=声音 shēngyīn) sound, <classifier for sounds>; 声名 shēngmíng reputation, fame, statement, declaration
0129: [quán] whole, entire, total, complete, <family name>; 完全 wánquán completely; 安全 ānquán safety
0130: [gōng] (=工作 gōngzuò) work, job; 工人 gōngrén worker
0131: [jǐ] (=自己 zìjǐ) self; {Compare with 已 yǐ already, which is "closed" on the left side}
话(F話)
0132: [huà] speech, word, language, dialect, (=说话 shuōhuà) talk, speak; [huo] 白话 báihuo = báihuà vernacular, empty talk
儿(F兒)
0133: [ér] child; 儿子 érzi son; 女儿 nǚ'ér daughter; [r] (noun suffix); 这儿 zhèr here; 那儿 nàr there; [rén] (when referring to the radical); {Compare with 兄 xiōng brother, 几 jǐ table, 臾 yú moment}
0134: [zhě] one who...; 作者 zuòzhě author; 和平主义者 hépíngzhǔyìzhě pacifist
0135: [xiàng] take somebody's part, to, towards, all along, allways, <family name>, (F嚮) direction, towards, (F曏) formerly, previously; 向者 xiàngzhě formerly, once upon a time
0136: [qíng] sensibility, (=感情 gǎnqíng) feeling, emotion; 爱情 àiqíng love
0137: [bù] (=部分 bùfen) part, section, unit, <classifier for film, large books, machines, etc.>, (=部队 bùduì) troops, army; 西部 xībù western part; 全部 quánbù entire
0138: [zhèng] right, straight, upright, correct; [zhēng] 正月 zhēngyuè, 新正 xīnzhēng the 1st month of lunar year
0139: [míng] (=名字 míngzi) name, personal name; 著名 zhùmíng famous; 名词 míngcí noun
0140: [dìng] fix, settle, calm, stable, subscribe, (=决定 juédìng) decide; 一定 yídìng definite
0141: [nǚ] female, (=女人 nǚrén, =妇女 fùnǚ) woman
问(F問)
0142: [wèn] ask, examine; 问题 wèntí question, problem; 访问 fǎngwèn visit
0143: [lì] (=活力 nénglì) energy, vitality, <family name>, (=力量 lìliang) strength, force
机(F機)
0144: [jī] (=机器 jīqi) machine; 收音机 shōuyīnjī radio; 飞机 fēijī aircraft
给(F給)
0145: [gěi] give, give to, for, for the benefit of; 送给 sònggěi send/present to; [jǐ] give, supply, provide, (=供给 gōngjǐ) provide
0146: [děng] equal, class, wait, and so on, etc.
0147: [jī] small table, (F幾) 几乎 jīhū almost; [jǐ] (F幾) how many?, a few, (used in numerals); {Compare with 儿 ér child}
0148: [hěn] very, quite; 很好 hěnhǎo very good; 很不错! hěn búcuò! not bad at all!
业(F業)
0149: [yè] line of business, trade, occupation, profession, course of study, engage in, <family name>; 商业 shāngyè commerce; 工业 gōngyè industry; 作业 zuòyè homework
0150: [zuì] most, marking for superlative; 最近 zuìjìn recently/soon; 最喜欢 zuì xǐhuan favorite
间(F間)
0151: [jiān] room, between, locality, within given time or space, <classifier for rooms>; [jiàn] gap, interval; [gān] 半间不界 bàn'gānbùgà neither this nor that, inexplicit, equivocal, mediocre
0152: [xīn] new, renew; 重新 chóngxīn again; 新闻 xīnwén news
什(F甚)
0153: [shén] 什么 shénme what?; [shí] (=十 shí) ten
0154: [dǎ] strike, hit, get, play, (generalized verb with specific meaning determined by its object); 打算 dǎsuan plan, intend; 打开 dǎkāi open, unfold; 打击 dǎjī strike, hitt, attack, assault; [dá] dozen
便
0155: [biàn] (=方便 fāngbiàn) convenient; [pián] 便宜 piányi cheap; {Compare with 使 shǐ send and 更 gèng more}
0156: [wèi] place, location, position, <polite classifier for people>
0157: [yīn] cause, (=因为 yīnwèi) because, (=原因 yuányīn) reason
0158: [zhòng] weight, considerable in amount/value, (=沉重 chénzhòng) heavy, weighty, (=重要 zhòngyào) important; [chóng] again
0159: [bèi] quilt, cover (with), by (indicates passive voice); [pī] 被服 pīfú = bèifú bedding and clothing, something one hangs on to
0160: [zǒu] go, walk, leave
电(F電)
0161: [diàn] (=闪电 shǎndiàn) (flash of) lightning, (=电气 diànqì) electricity; 电话 diànhuà phone; 电脑 diànnǎo computer
四(A肆)
0162: [sì] four; 四周 sìzhōu all around; 四月 sìyuè April
0163: [dì] indicating ordinal number, ~th; 第三世界 dì-sān shìjiè 3rd World; 第一次 dì-yī cì 1st time
门(F門)
0164: [mén] door, gate, family, house, valve, switch, <family name>, <classifier for courses, braches of science, etc.>; 门口 ménkǒu doorway; 部门 bùmén department; 门铃 ménlíng doorbell
0165: [xiāng] each other, mutual, mode, phase, <family name>; [xiàng] look at, appearance, photo
0166: [cì] occurence, time, second, inferior, number of times; 两次 liǎng cì twice
东(F東)
0167: [dōng] master, owner, <family name> (=东方 dōngfāng) east; 东北 dōngběi northeast; 东西 dōngxi thing, creature; {Compare with 车 chē vehicle}
0168: [zhèng] (=政治 zhèngzhì) politics, political affairs, (=政府 zhèngfǔ) government
0169: [hǎi] sea, big lake, <family name>, (=海洋 hǎiyáng, =大海 dàhǎi) sea, ocean
0170: [kǒu] mouth, opening, entrance, hole, cut, <classifier for mouthfuls, people, wells, etc.>; 门口 ménkǒu doorway; 人口 rénkǒu population
使
0171: [shǐ] make, cause to (do), send (as envoy), (=使用 shǐyòng) use, apply; {Compare with 吏 lì and 便 biàn official}
0172: [jiāo] teach; 王老师教数学. Wáng lǎoshī jiāo shùxué. Teacher Wang teaches math.; [jiào] cause, ask to, teach; 教师 jiàoshī teacher, instructor; 教育 jiàoyù education
西
0173: [xī] west, western; 东西 dōngxi thing; 西北 xīběi northwest
0174: [zài] again, once more; 再见 zàijiàn goodbye
0175: [píng] flat, level, even; 水平 shuǐpíng level; 和平 hépíng peace; 平常 píngcháng ordinary, common, usually; {Compare with 半 bàn half}
0176: [zhēn] true, genuine, really; {There are two ways of writing this character!}
听(F聽)
0177: [tīng] listen; 听见 tīngjiàn hear; 听不懂 tīngbudǒng don't understand (by listening)
0178: [shì] generation, <family name>, (=世界 shìjiè) world; 世纪 shìjì century
气(F氣)
0179: [qì] air, gas, vapor, spirit, vital energy; 天气 tiānqi weather
0180: [xìn] letter, message, information, (=相信 xiāngxìn) belive in; 信封 xìnfēng envelope
0181: [běi] north; 东北 dōngběi northeast; 北京 Běijīng
0182: [shǎo] few, little, less, lack; [shào] young; 少年 shàonián juvenile
关(F關)
0183: [guān] shut, close, turn off, close down, concern, key part; 关系 guānxi connection; 关于 guānyú concerning
0184: [bìng] (F併) combine, merge, (F並) and, equally, truly; [bīng] 并州 Bìng Zhōu (Taiyuan in Shanxi); {Compare with 开 kāi open}
内(F內)
0185: [nèi] inside; 内容 nèiróng content; {Compare with 肉 ròu meat and 丙 bǐng third}
0186: [jiā] add, plus, append, (=增加 zēngjiā) increase; 参加 cānjiā join
0187: [huà] convert, melt, dissolve, digest, incinerate, (=变化 biànhuà) change, transform; [huā] (=花 huā) spend
0188: [yóu] from, let, (=由于 yóuyú) due to, (=理由 lǐyóu) cause, reason; 自由 zìyóu freedom; {Compare with 甲 jiǎ helmet and 申 shēn explain}
却(F卻)
0189: [què] however, but, yet
0190: [dài] (=代表 dàibiǎo) represent, (=时代 shídài) generation, period, epoch, <classifier for periods>; 现代 xiàndài modern (times); 上代 shàngdài previous generation
军(F軍)
0191: [jūn] army, military, troops
产(F產)
0192: [chǎn] give birth to, (=产生 chǎnshēng) produce, (=产品 chǎnpǐn) product
0193: [rù] (=进入 jìnrù) enter, get into; 收入 shōurù income; {Compare with 人 rén person}
0194: [xiān] first, before, earlier; 先生 xiānsheng mister, gentleman, Sir; 祖先 zǔxiān = 先辈 xiānbèi ancestor; {Compare with 失 shī lose}
0195: [shān] hill, mountain, <family name>; 火山 huǒshān volcano; 山脉 shānmài mountain range
五(A伍)
0196: [wǔ] five; 五月 wǔyuè May
0197: [tài] great, very, too; 太太 tàitai Madame; 太阳 tàiyáng sun, sunshine; {Compare with 大 dà big}
0198: [shuǐ] water, liquid, <family name>; 水平 shuǐpíng level; 水果 shuǐguǒ fruit; 药水 yàoshuǐ liquid medecine; {Compare with 永 yǒng forever}
万(F萬)
0199: [wàn] ten thousand, myriad, <family name>; 万岁 wànsuì long live; [Mò] 万俟 Mòqí <family name>; {Compare with 方 fāng square}
0200: [shì] (=市场 shìchǎng) market, (=城市 chéngshì) city, town
0201: [yǎn] (=眼睛 yǎnjing) eye; 眼镜 yǎnjìng glasses
体(F體)
0202: [tǐ] substance, (=身体 shēntǐ) body; 具体 jùtǐ concrete, specific; 体字 tǐzì style of written Chinese, typface, font; [tī] 体己 tīji (or tǐjǐ) intimate, confidential
别(F別,彆)
0203: [bié] separate, other, don't, leave, differentiate, <family name>; [biè] 别扭 bièniu awkward
处(F處)
0204: [chù] place, part, point, department, office; [chǔ] deal with, get along with somebody; {Compare with 外 wài outside}
总(F總)
0205: [zǒng] general, overall, always, (=总数 zǒngshù) sum, total; 总统 zǒngtǒng president (of a republic)
才(F纔)
0206: [cái] talent, only then; 刚才 gāngcái just now
场(F場)
0207: [chǎng] field, place where people gather, stage, level open ground, country fair, market, <classifier for games, performances etc.>; [cháng] <classifier for happenings>
师(F師)
0208: [shī] (=老师 lǎoshī) teacher; 师傅 shīfu master
书(F書)
0209: [shū] book, style of calligraphy; 书记 shūji clerk; 图书馆 túshūguǎn library
0210: [bǐ] compare, contrast; 比较 bǐjiào relatively; 比如 bǐrú efor example
0211: [zhù] live (in a place)
员(F員)
0212: [yuán] member. ~ist, ~er; 委员会 wěiyuánhuì committee; 人员 rényuán personnel
九(A玖)
0213: [jiǔ] nine; 九月 jiǔyuè September
0214: [xiào] laugh
0215: [xìng] sex, gender, nature, disposission, ~ness; 可能性 kěnéngxìng possibility
0216: [tōng] communicate, notify, connect, join, know very well, authority, expert, (=通过 tōngguò) go through, <classifier for telegrams>, <family name>; 交通 jiāotōng traffic; 普通话 Pǔtōnghù Common Speach = Mandarin; [tòng] <classifier for actions>
0217: [mù] eye; 目前 mùqián in front of ones eyes, at present; 目的 mùdì goal, purpose, aim; 目录 mùlù catalogue, list, list of contents; {Compare with 自 zì self and 日 rì sun}
华(F華)
0218: [huá] glory, splendor, magnificent, (=中华 Zhōnghuá) China; [Huà] <family name>; 华山 Huà Shān (mountain in Shaanxi)
报(F報)
0219: [bào] (=报告 bàogào) report, (=报纸 bàozhǐ) newspaper, (=电报 diànbào) telegram
0220: [lì] stand, erect, vertical; 建立 jiànlì establish; 立刻 lìkè right away; 立方体 lìfāngtǐ cube
马(F馬)
0221: [mǎ] horse; 马上 mǎshàng right away 马马虎虎 mǎmahūhū careless, casual; {Compare with 乌 wū crow}
0222: [mìng] (=生命 shēngmìng) life, fate, destiny; 命令 mìnglìng command; 革命 gémìng revolution
张(F張)
0223: [zhāng] spread, sheet of paper, <classifier for surfaces, tables, postcards, etc.>; 紧张 jǐnzhāng tense, nervous
0224: [huó] live, alive, living, vivid, save someone's life; 生活 shēnghuó life; 活动 huódòng activity
难(F難)
0225: [nán] difficult; [nàn] disaster
0226: [shén] spirit, god; 精神 jīngshén spirit, mind, consciousness, essence
数(F數)
0227: [shù] number, number, figure, fate, plan; 数学 shùxué math; [shǔ] count, enumerate, list; [shuò] frequently, repeatedly
0228: [jiàn] item, correspondence, document, <classifier for articles and items>; 条件 tiáojiàn term, condition
0229: [ān] still, quiet; 安全 ānquán safe, secure; 安排 ānpái arrange, plan, fix up
0230: [biǎo] show, list, table, form, meter, (F錶) (wrist-)watch
0231: [yuán] originally, simple, <family name>; 原来 yuánlái original, formerly, as a matter of fact; 原因 yuányīn cause, reason
车(F車)
0232: [chē] car, vehicle with wheels, <family name>; [jū] (a piece in Chinese chess); {Compare with 东 dōng east}
0233: [bái] white; 明白 míngbai understand, realize, clear, obvious; 白天 báitiān daytime; 白菜 báicài cabbage; [bó] 李白 Lǐ Bó = Lǐ Bái; {Compare with 自 zì self and 百 bǎi hundred}
应(F應)
0234: [yīng] promise, answer, respond, <family name>, (=应该 yīnggāi) should, ought to; [yìng] 应用 yìngyòng apply
0235: [lù] path, way, journey, distance, means, sequence, logic, sort, grade, class, <family name>, (=道路 dàolù) road
0236: [qī] phase, stage, <classifier for issues of periodicals>, (=时期 shíqī) time period; 班期 bānqī schedule, time table; 星期 xīngqī week; 长期 chángqī long term; [jī] anniversary
0237: [jiào] cry out, call; 叫做 jiàozuò be called, be known as
0238: [sǐ] die, death
0239: [cháng] often, constant, ordinary, <family name>; 非常 fēicháng extremely
0240: [tí] lift, raise, pick up, carry; 提高 tígāo improve; 提供 tígōng provide; [dī] 提防 dīfang take precautions or be on guard against
0241: [gǎn] (=感觉 gǎnjué) feel, (=感情 gǎnqíng) emotion
0242: [jīn] (=金子 jīnzi) gold, (=金属 jīnshǔ) metals in general
0243: [hé] what?, where?, how?, <family name>; 任何 rènhé any; 如何 rúhé how?; 几何 jǐhé geometry
0244: [gèng] more, still/even more, furthermore; [gēng] replace, transform, night watch; (=更改 gēnggǎi) change, alter; {Compare with 吏 lì official and 便 biàn convenient}
0245: [fǎn] turn over, return, revolt, (=反对 fǎnduì) oppose, combat; 反映 fǎnyìng reflect; [bǎn] 反反 bǎnbǎn proper, fitting; {Compare with 友 yǒu friend}
0246: [hé] close, shut, accord with, conform to, be equal to, together, jointly, <classifier for rounds>, (=结合 jiéhé) combine; 合作 hézuò cooperate; [gě] decilitre
0247: [fàng] put, release, set free, give out, expand, blossom, bloom, lend (money) at interest; 解放 jiěfàng liberate, emancipate
0248: [zuò] do, act, make, produce, write, compose, <slang> to have sex; 叫做 jiàozuò be called, be known as; 做法 zuòfǎ method, way of doing; {Sometimes replaceable with 作 zuò do}
0249: [xì] series, department, faculty, (=系统 xìtǒng) system, (F係) (=联系 liánxì) integrate, relate to; 关系 guānxi concern, affect, matter, (F繫) tie, fasten, feel anxious, be concerned; [jì] (F繫) tie, bind
计(F計)
0250: [jì] (=计算 jìsuàn) count, calculate, plot, plan, <family name>; 统计 tǒngjì statistics

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