HSK 5 Vocabulary List [HSK 2.0]

Below you can find the vocabularies you need to learn for HSK 2.0 Level 5

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唉 (āi) Particle: uh (sigh)
爱护 (ài hù) Verb: to cherish, to take good care of
爱惜 (ài xī) Verb: to cherish, to treasure
爱心 (ài xīn) Noun: tender feelings; affections
岸 (àn) Noun: shore, beach, coast
安慰 (ān wèi) Noun: comfort, consolation
Verb: to comfort, to console
安装 (ān zhuāng) Noun: installation
Verb: to install, to mount


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把握 (bǎ wò) Noun: assurance
Verb: to grasp, to hold
摆 (bǎi) Noun: pendulum
Verb: to put, to place, to arragne
办理 (bàn lǐ) Verb: to handle, to conduct
班主任 (bān zhǔ rèn) Noun: teacher in charge of a class
棒 (bàng) Noun: stick, club
Adjective: strong, capable, good
Measure Word: for legs of relay race
傍晚 (bàng wǎn) Time: towards evening, at nightfall
薄 (báo) Adjective: thin
宝贝 (bǎo bèi) Noun: darling, baby
保持 (bǎo chí) Verb: to keep, to maintain, to preserve
保存 (bǎo cún) Verb: to conserve, to keep, to save (IT)
报告 (bào gào) Noun: report, speech, talk
Verb: to report
宝贵 (bǎo guì) Adjective: valuable, precious
包裹 (bāo guǒ) Noun: parcel, package
Verb: to wrap up
包含 (bāo hán) Verb: to contain, to emobdy, to include
保留 (bǎo liú) Noun: reservation
Verb: to reserve, to hold back
保险 (bǎo xiǎn) Noun: insurance
Verb: to insure
Adjective: safe, secure
包子 (bāo zi) Noun: steamed stuffed bun
背 (bèi) Noun: back
Verb: to learn by heart
悲观 (bēi guān) Adjective: pessimistic
背景 (bèi jǐng) Noun: background, context
被子 (bèi zi) Noun: quilt
本科 (běn kē) Noun: Bachelor course
本领 (běn lǐng) Noun: skill, ability, capability
本质 (běn zhì) Noun: essence, nature
彼此 (bǐ cǐ) Pronoun: each other, one another
毕竟 (bì jìng) Adverb: after all, in the end
比例 (bǐ lì) Noun: proportion, scale
避免 (bì miǎn) Verb: to avoid, to prevent
必然 (bì rán) Adjective: inevitable, certain
比如 (bǐ rú) Adverb: for example
必需 (bì xū) Verb: to really need, to be essential, must
必要 (bì yào) Adjective: necessary, essential
便 (biàn) Verb: to relieve oneself
Adjective: convenient, handy
Adverb: then, in that case
编辑 (biān jí) Noun: editor, compiler
Verb: to edit, to compile
辩论 (biàn lùn) Noun: debate, argument
Verb: to debate, to argue
鞭炮 (biān pào) Noun: firecrackers
标点 (biāo diǎn) Noun: punctuation, punctuation mark
表面 (biǎo miàn) Noun: surface, outside, appearance
表明 (biǎo míng) Verb: to show, to indicate, to make clear
表情 (biǎo qíng) Noun: expression
表现 (biǎo xiàn) Verb: to show, to express, to display
标志 (biāo zhì) Noun: symbol, sign
Verb: to symbolize, to indicate
丙 (bǐng) Number: third(ly)
病毒 (bìng dú) Noun: virus
玻璃 (bō li) Noun: glass
博物馆 (bó wù guǎn) Noun: museum
脖子 (bó zi) Noun: neck
布 (bù) Noun: cloth
不安 (bù ān) Adjective: disturbed, uneasy
不必 (bú bì) Verb: does not have to
补充 (bǔ chōng) Noun: supplement
Verb: to supplement, to complement
Adjective: additional, supplementary
不得了 (bù dé liǎo) Adjective: disastrous, terrible
Adverb: extremely, terribly
不断 (bú duàn) Adverb: continuous, unceasing
不好意思 (bù hǎo yì si) Verb: to feel embarrassed
Expression: excuse me, sorry
不见得 (bú jiàn dé) Adverb: not necessarily, not likely
部门 (bù mén) Noun: department, branch
不免 (bù miǎn) Adverb: inevitably
不耐烦 (bú nài fán) Noun: impatience
Adjective: impatient
不然 (bù rán) Conjunction: otherwise
不如 (bù rú) Verb: not as good as
不要紧 (bú yào jǐn) Expression: it doesn't matter, never mind
步骤 (bù zhòu) Noun: step, move, measure
不足 (bù zú) Noun: shortcomings
Adjective: insufficient, not enough


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C


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踩 (cǎi) Verb: to stamp on, to step, to press a pedal
财产 (cái chǎn) Noun: property, possession
采访 (cǎi fǎng) Verb: to interview, to gather news
彩虹 (cǎi hóng) Noun: rainbow
采取 (cǎi qǔ) Verb: to carry out, to adopt, to take
残疾 (cán jí) Noun: disability, deformity
Adjective: disabled, handicapped
参考 (cān kǎo) Noun: consultation, reference
Verb: to consult, to refer to
惭愧 (cán kuì) Adjective: ashamed
餐厅 (cān tīng) Noun: restaurant
参与 (cān yù) Verb: to participate in, to attach oneself to
操场 (cāo chǎng) Noun: playground, sports field
操心 (cāo xīn) Verb: to worry about, to take pains
册 (cè) Noun: book, booklet
Measure Word: for books
厕所 (cè suǒ) Noun: toilet
测验 (cè yàn) Noun: test, examination
Verb: to test
曾经 (céng jīng) Adverb: once, former, previously
插 (chā) Verb: to insert, to stick in
差别 (chā bié) Noun: difference
叉子 (chā zi) Noun: fork
拆 (chāi) Verb: open, tear down
产品 (chǎn pǐn) Noun: product, goods
产生 (chǎn shēng) Verb: to produce, to come about
常识 (cháng shí) Noun: common sense, general knowledge
长途 (cháng tú) Noun: long distance
朝 (cháo) Noun: dynasty, imperial or royal court
Relative Clause: towards, facing
炒 (chǎo) Verb: to fry
抄 (chāo) Verb: to copy, to plagiarize
朝代 (cháo dài) Noun: dynasty
吵架 (chǎo jià) Noun: quarrel
Verb: to quarrel
彻底 (chè dǐ) Adjective: thorough
车库 (chē kù) Noun: garage
车厢 (chē xiāng) Noun: carriage
趁 (chèn) Verb: to take advantage of
沉默 (chén mò) Noun: silence, hush
Verb: to keep silent
Adjective: silent, uncommunicative
乘 (chéng) Verb: to ride on, to multiply
称 (chēng) Verb: to weigh, to name, to state
承担 (chéng dān) Verb: to undertake, to shoulder, to take (responsibility, etc.)
程度 (chéng dù) Noun: degree, extent, level
成分 (chéng fèn) Noun: ingredient, component
成果 (chéng guǒ) Noun: result, achievement, gain
称呼 (chēng hu) Noun: name, term of address
Verb: to address sb., to call sb. (a name)
成就 (chéng jiù) Noun: accomplishment, achievement
诚恳 (chéng kěn) Adjective: sincere, honest
成立 (chéng lì) Verb: to establish, to set up, to found
承认 (chéng rèn) Noun: recognition
Verb: to admit, to recognize, to acknowledge
承受 (chéng shòu) Verb: to bear, to endure, to receive
程序 (chéng xù) Noun: procedure, process, program (IT)
成语 (chéng yǔ) Noun: idiom, proverb
称赞 (chēng zàn) Verb: to praise, to acclaim, to commend
成长 (chéng zhǎng) Verb: to grow up, to mature
翅膀 (chì bǎng) Noun: wing
吃亏 (chī kuī) Verb: to suffer losses, to lose out
持续 (chí xù) Verb: to continue, to persist
池子 (chí zi) Noun: pond
尺子 (chǐ zi) Noun: ruler
冲 (chōng) Verb: to flush, to head for
充电器 (chōng diàn qì) Noun: battery charger
充分 (chōng fèn) Adjective: ample, full, abundant
重复 (chóng fù) Verb: to repeat, to duplicate
充满 (chōng mǎn) Verb: brimming with, full of
宠物 (chǒng wù) Noun: pet
臭 (chòu) Adjective: smelly
丑 (chǒu) Noun: clown
Adjective: ugly, bad-looking
抽屉 (chōu ti) Noun: drawer
抽象 (chōu xiàng) Adjective: abstract
除 (chú) Verb: to divide, to exclude
Relative Clause: except for
出版 (chū bǎn) Verb: to publish
除非 (chú fēi) Conjunction: only if, unless
初级 (chū jí) Adjective: primary, elementary
出口 (chū kǒu) Noun: exit, export
处理 (chǔ lǐ) Verb: to deal with, to handle, to cope with
出色 (chū sè) Adjective: outstanding, remarkable
除夕 (chú xī) Noun: New Year's Eve
出席 (chū xí) Verb: to attend, to be present
传播 (chuán bō) Verb: to spread, to propagate, to disseminate
传递 (chuán dì) Verb: to pass on to, to transfer
传染 (chuán rǎn) Verb: to infect, to be contagious
传说 (chuán shuō) Noun: legend, folklore
Verb: it is said, that...
传统 (chuán tǒng) Noun: tradition
Adjective: traditional
闯 (chuǎng) Verb: to rush, to break through, to charge
窗帘 (chuāng lián) Noun: window curtains
创造 (chuàng zào) Noun: creation
Verb: to create, to produce
吹 (chuī) Verb: to blow, to boast, to fail
磁带 (cí dài) Noun: magnetic tape
刺激 (cì jī) Noun: stimulus, provocation
Verb: to provoke, to stimulate, to excite
此外 (cǐ wài) Conjunction: besides, moreover
次要 (cì yào) Adjective: secondary, subordinate
辞职 (cí zhí) Verb: to resign
从此 (cóng cǐ) Conjunction: from now on
从而 (cóng ér) Conjunction: thus, thereby
匆忙 (cōng máng) Adjective: hasty, hurried
从前 (cóng qián) Time: previously, formerly
从事 (cóng shì) Verb: to engage in, to do (formal)
醋 (cù) Noun: vinegar
促进 (cù jìn) Verb: to promote, to advance
促使 (cù shǐ) Verb: to urge, to push, to promote
催 (cuī) Verb: to urge, to press
存 (cún) Verb: to deposit, to keep
存在 (cún zài) Verb: to exist
措施 (cuò shī) Noun: measure, step
错误 (cuò wù) Noun: error, mistake


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D


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达到 (dá dào) Verb: to achieve, to reach, to attain
大方 (dà fang) Adjective: generous, of good taste
打工 (dǎ gōng) Noun: a part time job
Verb: to work (temporary or casual)
打交道 (dǎ jiāo dao) Verb: have dealings with
打喷嚏 (dǎ pēn tì) Verb: to sneeze
打听 (dǎ ting) Verb: to ask about, to inquire about, to nose into
大象 (dà xiàng) Noun: elephant
大型 (dà xíng) Adjective: large-scale
答应 (dā ying) Verb: to agree, to promise, to respond
打招呼 (dǎ zhāo hu) Verb: to greet sbd., to give prior notice
呆 (dāi) Verb: to stay
Adjective: dull, foolish, stupid
贷款 (dài kuǎn) Noun: loan
Verb: to provide a loan
待遇 (dài yù) Noun: treatment, pay, salary
淡 (dàn) Adjective: mild, (rather) tasteless, light in color
单纯 (dān chún) Adjective: pure, simple
单调 (dān diào) Adjective: monotonous, dull
单独 (dān dú) Adjective: alone, solo
担任 (dān rèn) Verb: to hold the post of, to serve as
单位 (dān wèi) Noun: unit
耽误 (dān wu) Verb: to delay
胆小鬼 (dǎn xiǎo guǐ) Noun: coward
单元 (dān yuán) Noun: unit, cell, entrance number
挡 (dǎng) Verb: to block, to hinder, to obstruct
当代 (dāng dài) Time: present, nowadays
倒 (dào) Verb: to pour, to reverse
Adverb: on the contrary, instead
岛 (dǎo) Noun: island
到达 (dào dá) Verb: to arrive, to reach
道德 (dào dé) Noun: morality, ethics
道理 (dào lǐ) Noun: principle, reason, argument
倒霉 (dǎo méi) Verb: to have bad luck
导演 (dǎo yǎn) Noun: director (film, etc.)
Verb: to direct
导致 (dǎo zhì) Verb: to lead to, to create, to bring about
等待 (děng dài) Verb: to wait for, to await
等候 (děng hòu) Verb: to wait
登记 (dēng jì) Verb: to register
登机牌 (dēng jī pái) Noun: boarding pass
等于 (děng yú) Verb: to equal, to amount to
递 (dì) Verb: to pass, to hand over
滴 (dī) Verb: to drip, to drop
Measure Word: for a drop
地道 (dì dao) Adjective: authentic, genuine, real
地理 (dì lǐ) Noun: geography
地区 (dì qū) Noun: region, district, area
的确 (dí què) Adverb: really, indeed
敌人 (dí rén) Noun: enemy
地毯 (dì tǎn) Noun: carpet
地位 (dì wèi) Noun: position, status
地震 (dì zhèn) Noun: earthquake
电池 (diàn chí) Noun: battery, electric cell
电台 (diàn tái) Noun: broadcasting station, radio station
点头 (diǎn tóu) Verb: to nod
点心 (diǎn xin) Noun: light refreshments, Dimsum (Cantonese)
钓 (diào) Verb: to fish
顶 (dǐng) Noun: top, roof
Verb: to carry on the head
Adverb: most, extremely, highly
Measure Word: for caps, hats, tents, etc.
丁 (dīng) Number: fourth
冻 (dòng) Noun: jelly
Verb: to freeze, to feel very cold
洞 (dòng) Noun: cave, hole
动画片 (dòng huà piàn) Noun: cartoon, animation
逗 (dòu) Verb: to stay, to pause, to tease
豆腐 (dòu fu) Noun: tofu
度过 (dù guò) Verb: to spend, to pass
独立 (dú lì) Noun: independence
Verb: to stand alone
Adjective: independent
独特 (dú tè) Adjective: unique, distinct
短信 (duǎn xìn) Noun: text message
堆 (duī) Noun: pile, stack, heap
Measure Word: for piles of things
对比 (duì bǐ) Noun: contrast, comparison
Verb: to contrast, to compare
对待 (duì dài) Noun: treatment
Verb: to treat, to approach
对方 (duì fāng) Noun: counterpart, the other side
对手 (duì shǒu) Noun: opponent, rival
对象 (duì xiàng) Noun: lover, partner, target, object
对于 (duì yú) Pronoun: regarding, as far as sth. is concerned
吨 (dūn) Measure Word: for a ton
蹲 (dūn) Verb: to squat
躲藏 (duǒ cáng) Verb: to hide oneself
多亏 (duō kuī) Adverb: luckily, thanks to
多余 (duō yú) Adjective: unnecessary, surplus, needless


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恶劣 (è liè) Adjective: very bad, vile, disgusting


F


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发表 (fā biǎo) Verb: to issue, to publish
发愁 (fā chóu) Verb: to worry, to be anxious
发达 (fā dá) Verb: to develop
Adjective: developed (country, etc.)
发抖 (fā dǒu) Verb: to shiver, to shudder, to tremble
发挥 (fā huī) Verb: to develop (skill, ability, idea, etc.), to give play to
罚款 (fá kuǎn) Noun: fine, penalty
Verb: to fine
发明 (fā míng) Noun: invention
Verb: to invent
发票 (fā piào) Noun: invoice, receipt
发言 (fā yán) Noun: statement
Verb: to speak, to make a speech
法院 (fǎ yuàn) Noun: court of law, court
翻 (fān) Verb: to turn over, to flip over
反而 (fǎn ér) Adverb: instead, on the contrary
反复 (fǎn fù) Adverb: repeatedly
繁荣 (fán róng) Adjective: flourishing, prosperous, booming
凡是 (fán shì) Adverb: every, any, all
反应 (fǎn yìng) Noun: reaction, response
Verb: to react, to respond
反正 (fǎn zhèng) Adverb: anyway, whatever happens
方 (fāng) Noun: square, direction, side
Measure Word: for square things
妨碍 (fáng ài) Verb: to hinder, to obstruct
方案 (fāng àn) Noun: plan, program, scheme
房东 (fáng dōng) Noun: landlord
仿佛 (fǎng fú) Adverb: to seem as if
方式 (fāng shì) Noun: way, pattern, manner
放松 (fàng sōng) Verb: to relax, to loosen
肺 (fèi) Noun: lung
非 (fēi) Adjective: wrong, mistaken
Adverb: not, non-, un-
废话 (fèi huà) Expression: nonsense, useless statement
费用 (fèi yong) Noun: expenses, cost
肥皂 (féi zào) Noun: soap
分别 (fēn bié) Noun: difference
Verb: to leave each other, to distinguish
Adverb: separate
分布 (fēn bù) Verb: to distribute, to be distributed
奋斗 (fèn dòu) Verb: to fight for, to strive for
纷纷 (fēn fēn) Adverb: one after another
愤怒 (fèn nù) Adjective: angry
分配 (fēn pèi) Verb: to assign, to allocate
分析 (fēn xī) Noun: analysis
Verb: to analyze
讽刺 (fěng cì) Noun: irony, sarcasm
Verb: to mock
风格 (fēng gé) Noun: style
疯狂 (fēng kuáng) Noun: madness
Adjective: crazy, mad
风俗 (fēng sú) Noun: (social) custom
风险 (fēng xiǎn) Noun: risk,l venture
否定 (fǒu dìng) Noun: negation
Verb: to negate, to deny
否认 (fǒu rèn) Verb: to deny
幅 (fú) Measure Word: for pictures, paintings, textiles, etc.
扶 (fú) Verb: to help (sb. up)
服从 (fú cóng) Verb: to obey, to submit
辅导 (fǔ dǎo) Noun: coaching
Verb: to tutor, to coach
付款 (fù kuǎn) Noun: payment
Verb: to pay
妇女 (fù nǚ) Noun: woman
复制 (fù zhì) Verb: to copy, to reproduce
服装 (fú zhuāng) Noun: clothing, dress


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盖 (gài) Noun: cover
Verb: to cover
改革 (gǎi gé) Noun: reform
Verb: to reform
改进 (gǎi jìn) Noun: improvement
Verb: to improve
概括 (gài kuò) Noun: summary
Verb: to summarize; to generalize
概念 (gài niàn) Noun: concept, idea
改善 (gǎi shàn) Noun: improvement
Verb: to improve
改正 (gǎi zhèng) Noun: correction
Verb: to correct, to amend
干脆 (gān cuì) Adjective: clear-cut, straightforward
Adverb: simply, you might as well
干活儿 (gàn huó r) Verb: to work (often hard, manual work)
感激 (gǎn jī) Verb: to feel grateful, to be thankful
赶紧 (gǎn jǐn) Adverb: at once, losing no time
赶快 (gǎn kuài) Adverb: at once, immediately
感受 (gǎn shòu) Noun: feeling, perception
Verb: to sense, to feel
感想 (gǎn xiǎng) Noun: impressions, reflections
钢铁 (gāng tiě) Noun: steel
搞 (gǎo) Verb: to do, to make
告别 (gào bié) Verb: to leave, to say good-bye to
高档 (gāo dàng) Adjective: top grade
高速公路 (gāo sù gōng lù) Noun: highway
隔壁 (gé bì) Location: next door
个别 (gè bié) Adjective: exceptional, very few, individual
胳膊 (gē bo) Noun: arm
革命 (gé mìng) Noun: revolution
个人 (gè rén) Noun: individual
Adjective: individual
格外 (gé wài) Adverb: especially, particularly
个性 (gè xìng) Noun: personality, character
鸽子 (gē zi) Noun: pigeon
各自 (gè zì) Adverb: each, respective
根 (gēn) Noun: root, origin
Measure Word: for long, slender objects
根本 (gēn běn) Noun: foundation, root
Adjective: fundamental, simply, basic
更加 (gèng jiā) Adverb: more, even more
公布 (gōng bù) Verb: to announce, to make public
工厂 (gōng chǎng) Noun: factory
工程师 (gōng chéng shī) Noun: engineer
功夫 (gōng fu) Noun: time, skill, labor, workmanship, kung fu
公开 (gōng kāi) Verb: to publish, to make public
Adjective: public
功能 (gōng néng) Noun: function, feature
公平 (gōng píng) Adjective: fair, impartial
工人 (gōng rén) Noun: worker
贡献 (gòng xiàn) Noun: contribution
Verb: to contribute, to dedicate
工业 (gōng yè) Noun: industry
公寓 (gōng yù) Noun: block of flats
公元 (gōng yuán) Noun: Christian era
公主 (gōng zhǔ) Noun: princess
构成 (gòu chéng) Verb: to compose, to constitute, to configure (IT)
沟通 (gōu tōng) Verb: to communicate
古代 (gǔ dài) Time: ancient times
古典 (gǔ diǎn) Adjective: classical
固定 (gù dìng) Verb: to fasten, to fix
Adjective: fixed, set, regular
姑姑 (gū gu) Noun: aunt (paternal)
古老 (gǔ lǎo) Adjective: ancient, age-old
姑娘 (gū niang) Noun: girl, young woman, daughter
股票 (gǔ piào) Noun: share, stock
固体 (gù tǐ) Noun: solid (body)
骨头 (gǔ tou) Noun: bone, strong character
鼓舞 (gǔ wǔ) Noun: encouragement
Verb: to inspire, to animate
雇佣 (gù yōng) Verb: to employ, to hire
挂号 (guà hào) Verb: to register
乖 (guāi) Adjective: obedient, well-behaved, clever, good
怪不得 (guài bu de) Conjunction: no wonder so that is why
拐弯 (guǎi wān) Verb: to turn a corner, to change direction
官 (guān) Noun: officer, government official
关闭 (guān bì) Verb: to close, to shut
观察 (guān chá) Noun: observation
Verb: to observe, to watch, to survey
观点 (guān diǎn) Noun: point of view, viewpoint, standpoint
关怀 (guān huái) Noun: care, solicitude
Verb: to care for, to show solicitude for
冠军 (guàn jūn) Noun: champion
观念 (guān niàn) Noun: concept, idea, thought
罐头 (guàn tou) Noun: tin, can
管子 (guǎn zi) Noun: tube, pipe
广场 (guǎng chǎng) Noun: public square
广大 (guǎng dà) Adjective: vast, extensive, widespread
广泛 (guǎng fàn) Adjective: extensive, wide ranging
光滑 (guāng huá) Adjective: smooth, sleek, glossy
光临 (guāng lín) Verb: to visit as honorable guest
光明 (guāng míng) Noun: light, radiance
Adjective: light, bright
光盘 (guāng pán) Noun: CD, DVD
光荣 (guāng róng) Noun: honor, glory
Adjective: glorious, honorable
规矩 (guī ju) Noun: rule, custom, manner, practices
规律 (guī lǜ) Noun: law, regular pattern
规模 (guī mó) Noun: scale, scope, size, extent
柜台 (guì tái) Noun: (sales) counter, bar
规则 (guī zé) Noun: rule, regulation
滚 (gǔn) Verb: to boil, to roll
锅 (guō) Noun: pot, pan
过分 (guò fèn) Adjective: excessive, undue
国籍 (guó jí) Noun: nationality, citizenship
过敏 (guò mǐn) Noun: allergy
Verb: to be allergic
过期 (guò qī) Verb: to expire, to exceed the time limit
国庆节 (Guó qìng jié) Noun: National Day (October 1st)
果实 (guǒ shí) Noun: fruits, gains


H


EnglishChinese  
哈 (hā) O: haha, laughter
海关 (hǎi guān) Noun: customs
海鲜 (hǎi xiān) Noun: seafood
喊 (hǎn) Verb: to shout, to yell
行业 (háng yè) Noun: business, industry, profession
豪华 (háo huá) Adjective: luxurious
好奇 (hào qí) Adjective: curious, inquisitive
何必 (hé bì) Adverb: there is no need to
合法 (hé fǎ) Adjective: legal, legitimate
何况 (hé kuàng) Relative Clause: let alone
合理 (hé lǐ) Adjective: reasonable, rational
和平 (hé píng) Noun: peace
合同 (hé tong) Noun: contract
核心 (hé xīn) Noun: core
合影 (hé yǐng) Noun: group photo
合作 (hé zuò) Noun: cooperation
Verb: to cooperate, to work together
恨 (hèn) Noun: hate
Verb: to hate
横 (héng) Adjective: horizontal, across
后果 (hòu guǒ) Noun: consequence, aftermath
壶 (hú) Noun: pot, kettle
Measure Word: for bottled liquid
蝴蝶 (hú dié) Noun: butterfly
忽视 (hū shì) Verb: to neglect, to ignore, to overlook
胡说 (hú shuō) Verb: to talk nonsense
胡同 (hú tòng) Noun: lane, alley
糊涂 (hú tu) Adjective: confused, muddled
呼吸 (hū xī) Verb: to breathe
胡须 (hú xū) Noun: beard
滑冰 (huá bīng) Noun: skating
Verb: to skate
划船 (huá chuán) Noun: rowing, rowing boat
Verb: to row a boat
花生 (huā shēng) Noun: peanut
话题 (huà tí) Noun: topic
化学 (huà xué) Noun: chemistry
华裔 (huá yì) Noun: ethnic Chinese (but non-Chinese citizen)
怀念 (huái niàn) Verb: to cherish the memory of, to think of
缓解 (huǎn jiě) Verb: to ease, to blunt, to help relieve (a crisis)
幻想 (huàn xiǎng) Noun: illusion, fantasy
Verb: to dream
皇帝 (huáng dì) Noun: emperor
黄瓜 (huáng guā) Noun: cucumber
皇后 (huáng hòu) Noun: empress
黄金 (huáng jīn) Noun: gold
慌张 (huāng zhāng) Adjective: confused, flustered
挥 (huī) Verb: to wave, to brandish, to wipe away
灰 (huī) Noun: ash, dust
Adjective: gray
灰尘 (huī chén) Noun: dust
恢复 (huī fù) Verb: to recover, to restore
汇率 (huì lǜ) Noun: exchange rate
灰心 (huī xīn) Verb: to lose heart, to be discouraged
婚礼 (hūn lǐ) Noun: wedding
婚姻 (hūn yīn) Noun: wedding, marriage
伙伴 (huǒ bàn) Noun: partner, companion, mate
火柴 (huǒ chái) Noun: match (for fire)
活跃 (huó yuè) Adjective: active, vigorous


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基本 (jī běn) Adjective: basic, fundamental
及格 (jí gé) Verb: to pass a test
激烈 (jī liè) Adjective: intense, fierce
系领带 (jì lǐng dài) Verb: to tie one's necktie
纪录 (jì lù) Noun: record
记录 (jì lù) Noun: record
纪律 (jì lǜ) Noun: discipline
急忙 (jí máng) Adjective: hasty, in a hurry
寂寞 (jì mò) Adjective: lonely
纪念 (jì niàn) Noun: commemoration
Verb: to commemorate
机器 (jī qì) Noun: machine
肌肉 (jī ròu) Noun: muscle
计算 (jì suàn) Noun: calculation
Verb: to count, to calculate
集体 (jí tǐ) Noun: collective
记忆 (jì yì) Noun: memory
Verb: to remember
集中 (jí zhōng) Verb: to concentrate, to focus
嫁 (jià) Verb: to marry (woman -> men)
甲 (jiǎ) Number: first(ly)
嘉宾 (jiā bīn) Noun: honoured guest
假如 (jiǎ rú) Conjunction: if
驾驶 (jià shǐ) Verb: to drive, to pilot
家庭 (jiā tíng) Noun: family, household
家务 (jiā wù) Noun: housework
家乡 (jiā xiāng) Noun: hometown, native place
价值 (jià zhí) Noun: value, worth
假装 (jiǎ zhuāng) Verb: to pretend
夹子 (jiā zi) Noun: clip, clamp, tongs
捡 (jiǎn) Verb: to pick up, to gather
煎 (jiān) Verb: to pan fry
肩膀 (jiān bǎng) Noun: shoulder
剪刀 (jiǎn dāo) Noun: scissors
艰巨 (jiān jù) Adjective: arduous, formidable
坚决 (jiān jué) Adjective: resolute, determined
艰苦 (jiān kǔ) Adjective: difficult, hard
建立 (jiàn lì) Verb: to build, to establish
简历 (jiǎn lì) Noun: CV, resume
键盘 (jiàn pán) Noun: keyboard
坚强 (jiān qiáng) Adjective: strong
尖锐 (jiān ruì) Adjective: sharp, acute (illness)
建设 (jiàn shè) Noun: construction
Verb: to build, to construct
健身房 (jiàn shēn fáng) Noun: gym, gymnasium
建议 (jiàn yì) Noun: suggestion
Verb: to suggest
简直 (jiǎn zhí) Adverb: simply, totally
建筑 (jiàn zhù) Noun: building, architecture
Verb: to build, to construct
讲究 (jiǎng jiu) Verb: to pay attention to
Adjective: exquisite, tasteful
降落 (jiàng luò) Verb: to descend, to land
酱油 (jiàng yóu) Noun: soy sauce
讲座 (jiǎng zuò) Noun: lecture
浇 (jiāo) Verb: to water, to pour, to sprinkle
教材 (jiào cái) Noun: teaching material
角度 (jiǎo dù) Noun: angle, point of view
狡猾 (jiǎo huá) Adjective: sly, cunning, tricky
交换 (jiāo huàn) Noun: exchange
Verb: to exchange, to swap, to switch
交际 (jiāo jì) Noun: communication, social intercourse
Verb: socialize
教练 (jiào liàn) Noun: sports coach, instructor
郊区 (jiāo qū) Noun: suburbs
胶水 (jiāo shuǐ) Noun: glue
教训 (jiào xùn) Noun: lesson
Verb: to teach sb. a lesson
节 (jié) Noun: festival, holiday, segmet, joint, part
Verb: to save, to economize
Measure Word: for segments
届 (jiè) Verb: to become due
Measure Word: for events, meetings, etc.
接触 (jiē chù) Verb: to touch, to contact, to get in touch with
接待 (jiē dài) Verb: to receive (visitor)
阶段 (jiē duàn) Noun: stage, section, phase
解放 (jiě fàng) Noun: liberation
Verb: to liberate, to emancipate
结构 (jié gòu) Noun: structure, makeup, composition
结合 (jié hé) Noun: binding
Verb: to combine, to link, to integrate
接近 (jiē jìn) Verb: to near, to approach, to be close to
借口 (jiè kǒu) Noun: excuse, pretext
结论 (jié lùn) Noun: conclusion
节省 (jié shěng) Verb: to save, to economize, to use sparingly
结实 (jiē shi) Adjective: solid, durable, sturdy
解说员 (jiě shuō yuán) Noun: commentator
戒烟 (jiè yān) Verb: to give up smoking
结账 (jié zhàng) Verb: to pay the bill
接着 (jiē zhe) Verb: to follow, to carry on
Adverb: then, after that
戒指 (jiè zhi) Noun: ring (for finger)
紧 (jǐn) Adjective: thight, tense, urgent
进步 (jìn bù) Noun: progress, improvement
Verb: to improve, make progress
近代 (jìn dài) Time: modern times
紧急 (jǐn jí) Adjective: urgent, pressing
进口 (jìn kǒu) Noun: import
Verb: to import
尽力 (jìn lì) Verb: to do all one can
尽量 (jǐn liàng) Adverb: to the best of one's ability
谨慎 (jǐn shèn) Adjective: cautious, prudent
金属 (jīn shǔ) Noun: metal
敬爱 (jìng ài) Verb: to respect and love
经典 (jīng diǎn) Noun: classics, scriptures
Adjective: classical
精力 (jīng lì) Noun: energy
景色 (jǐng sè) Noun: scenery, view, landscape
经营 (jīng yíng) Verb: to run, to operate, to engage in (business, etc.)
救 (jiù) Verb: to relieve, to rescue
酒吧 (jiǔ bā) Noun: bar, pub
救护车 (jiù hù chē) Noun: ambulance
舅舅 (jiù jiu) Noun: uncle (maternal)
举 (jǔ) Verb: to raise, to hold up, to elect
具备 (jù bèi) Verb: to possess, to have
巨大 (jù dà) Adjective: huge enormous
聚会 (jù huì) Noun: party, gathering
Verb: to party, to get together
俱乐部 (jù lè bù) Noun: club
居然 (jū rán) Adverb: unexpectedly
据说 (jù shuō) Adverb: it is said, reportedly
具体 (jù tǐ) Adjective: concrete, specific
桔子 (jú zi) Noun: tangerine
捐 (juān) Noun: tax, contribution
Verb: to contribute, to donate, to give up
卷 (juǎn) Noun: roll
Verb: to roll
Measure Word: for roll, spool
绝对 (jué duì) Adjective: absolute, unconditional
决赛 (jué sài) Noun: final (competition)
角色 (jué sè) Noun: character (in a book, play, etc.)
决心 (jué xīn) Noun: determination, resolution
Verb: to make up one's mind
军事 (jūn shì) Noun: military affairs
均匀 (jūn yún) Adjective: even, homogeneous


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EnglishChinese  
卡车 (kǎ chē) Noun: truck, lorry
开发 (kāi fā) Verb: to develop (e.g. IT), to exploit (a resource)
开放 (kāi fàng) Verb: to open up (for public, etc.)
开幕式 (kāi mù shì) Noun: opening ceremony
开心 (kāi xīn) Verb: to feel happy, to make fun of sb.
Adjective: happy
砍 (kǎn) Verb: to chop, to cut down
看不起 (kàn bu qǐ) Verb: to look down upon
看来 (kàn lái) Conjunction: it seems, it appears
抗议 (kàng yì) Verb: to protest
烤鸭 (kǎo yā) Noun: roast duck
克 (kè) Verb: to subdue, to restrain
Measure Word: 1 gram
颗 (kē) Measure Word: for grain, pearls, teeth, stars, etc.
课程 (kè chéng) Noun: course, class
克服 (kè fú) Verb: to overcome, to conquer, to put up with
客观 (kè guān) Adjective: objective, impartial
可见 (kě jiàn) Conjunction: it is obvious that, it can clearly be seen that
可靠 (kě kào) Adjective: reliable, dependable
刻苦 (kè kǔ) Adjective: hardworking, assiduous
可怕 (kě pà) Adjective: awful, terrible
客厅 (kè tīng) Noun: living room
恐怖 (kǒng bù) Adjective: terrble, fearful, frightening
空间 (kōng jiān) Noun: space
空闲 (kòng xián) Noun: leisure
Adjective: idle
控制 (kòng zhì) Noun: control
Verb: to control
口味 (kǒu wèi) Noun: taste, flavour
夸 (kuā) Verb: to praise, to boast
会计 (kuài jì) Noun: accountant, accounting
矿泉水 (kuàng quán shuǐ) Noun: mineral water


L


EnglishChinese  
辣椒 (là jiāo) Noun: hot pepper, chili
蜡烛 (là zhú) Noun: candle
来自 (lái zì) Verb: to come from
拦 (lán) Verb: to block, to hinder
烂 (làn) Verb: to rot
Adjective: rotten, mushy, soft
狼 (láng) Noun: wolf
老百姓 (lǎo bǎi xìng) Noun: ordinary people
老板 (lǎo bǎn) Noun: boss, owner
劳动 (láo dòng) Noun: work, labour
劳驾 (láo jià) Expression: excuse me
姥姥 (lǎo lao) Noun: grandmother (mother's mum)
老实 (lǎo shi) Adjective: honest, sincere
老鼠 (lǎo shǔ) Noun: rat, mouse
乐观 (lè guān) Adjective: optimistic, hopeful
雷 (léi) Noun: thunder
类 (lèi) Noun: sort, kind, category
Measure Word: for sorts, types, categories, etc.
梨 (lí) Noun: pear
粒 (lì) Noun: grain
Measure Word: for small roung things
礼拜天 (lǐ bài tiān) Time: Sunday
立方 (lì fāng) Noun: cube
离婚 (lí hūn) Noun: divorce
Verb: to divorce (from)
立即 (lì jí) Adverb: immediately, at once
立刻 (lì kè) Adverb: immediately, at once
力量 (lì liàng) Noun: power, force, strength
理论 (lǐ lùn) Noun: theory
厘米 (lí mǐ) Measure Word: centimeter
利润 (lì rùn) Noun: profit
利息 (lì xī) Noun: interest (on a loan)
利益 (lì yì) Noun: benefit
利用 (lì yòng) Verb: to make use of, to utilize
理由 (lǐ yóu) Noun: reason, justification
恋爱 (liàn ài) Noun: love
Verb: to be in love, to have an affair
联合 (lián hé) Noun: alliance, union
Verb: to unite, to join
Adjective: combined, joint
连忙 (lián máng) Adverb: promptly, at once
连续剧 (lián xù jù) Noun: (TV) series
良好 (liáng hǎo) Adjective: good, favorable, fine
粮食 (liáng shi) Noun: food, cereals
了不起 (liǎo bu qǐ) Adjective: amazing, extraordnary
临时 (lín shí) Adjective: temporary
铃 (líng) Noun: bell
领导 (lǐng dǎo) Noun: leader, leadership
Verb: to lead
灵活 (líng huó) Adjective: flexible, agile, nimble
零件 (líng jiàn) Noun: part, component
零钱 (líng qián) Noun: change (money)
零食 (líng shí) Noun: snack
领域 (lǐng yù) Noun: field, domain, area, territory
流传 (liú chuán) Verb: to spread, to circulate, to hand down
浏览 (liú lǎn) Verb: to skim over, to browse, to surf (IT)
龙 (lóng) Noun: dragon
漏 (lòu) Verb: to leak
露 (lù) Noun: dew, syrup, nectar
Verb: to uncover, to expose, to reveal
陆地 (lù dì) Noun: land, dry land
录取 (lù qǔ) Verb: to enroll, being admitted (e.g. university)
陆续 (lù xù) Adverb: one after another, bit by bit
录音 (lù yīn) Noun: sound recording
Verb: to record
轮流 (lún liú) Verb: to alternate, to take turns
论文 (lùn wén) Noun: paper, thesis
落后 (luò hòu) Verb: to fall behind, to lag
逻辑 (luó ji) Noun: logic


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EnglishChinese  
骂 (mà) Noun: abuse
Verb: to abuse, to curse
麦克风 (mài kè fēng) Noun: microphone
馒头 (mán tou) Noun: steamed bun
满足 (mǎn zú) Verb: to satisfy
毛 (máo) Noun: hair, down
Measure Word: for 0.1 RMB
毛病 (máo bìng) Noun: defect, fault, trouble
矛盾 (máo dùn) Noun: contradiction
Adjective: contradictory
冒险 (mào xiǎn) Verb: to take a risk
贸易 (mào yì) Noun: trade
魅力 (mèi lì) Noun: charm, fascination
眉毛 (méi mao) Noun: eyebrow
美术 (měi shù) Noun: fine arts, art
煤炭 (méi tàn) Noun: coal
蜜蜂 (mì fēng) Noun: honeybee
迷路 (mí lù) Verb: to get lost, to lose the way
秘密 (mì mì) Noun: secret
Adjective: secret, confidential
密切 (mì qiè) Adjective: close, intimate
秘书 (mì shū) Noun: secretary
谜语 (mí yǔ) Noun: riddle
面对 (miàn duì) Verb: to face, to confront
棉花 (mián hua) Noun: cotton
面积 (miàn jī) Noun: area
面临 (miàn lín) Verb: to face sth., to be confronted with
秒 (miǎo) Time: second
苗条 (miáo tiao) Adjective: slim, slender, graceful
描写 (miáo xiě) Noun: description
Verb: to describe, to depict, to portray
民主 (mín zhǔ) Noun: democracy
Adjective: democratic
命令 (mìng lìng) Noun: order, command
Verb: to order, to command
名牌 (míng pái) Noun: famous brand
名片 (míng piàn) Noun: (business) card
明确 (míng què) Adjective: clear, definite, explicit
名胜古迹 (míng shèng gǔ jì) Noun: historical sites and scenic spots
明显 (míng xiǎn) Adjective: clear, obvious
明信片 (míng xìn piàn) Noun: postcard
明星 (míng xīng) Noun: star, celebrity
命运 (mìng yùn) Noun: fate, destiny
摸 (mō) Verb: to touch, to feel with the hand, to grope
模仿 (mó fǎng) Verb: to imitate, to copy
模糊 (mó hu) Adjective: fuzzy, blurred, indistinct
陌生 (mò shēng) Adjective: strange, unfamiliar
摩托车 (mó tuō chē) Noun: motorbike
某 (mǒu) Pronoun: some, certain
目标 (mù biāo) Noun: goal, target, objective
目录 (mù lù) Noun: catalog, table of contents
目前 (mù qián) Time: at present, now
木头 (mù tou) Noun: log of wood, blockhead


N


EnglishChinese  
哪怕 (nǎ pà) Conjunction: even if
难怪 (nán guài) Expression: no wonder (that)
难看 (nán kàn) Adjective: ugly
脑袋 (nǎo dai) Noun: head, skull, brain
内科 (nèi kē) Noun: internal medicine
嫩 (nèn) Adjective: tender, soft, inexperienced
能干 (néng gàn) Adjective: able, capable, competent
能源 (néng yuán) Noun: energy, energy source
念 (niàn) Verb: to read aloud
年代 (nián dài) Time: decade, age, period
年纪 (nián jì) Noun: age
宁可 (nìng kě) Conjunction: would rather, preferably
牛仔裤 (niú zǎi kù) Noun: jeans
浓 (nóng) Adjective: dense, concentrated, thick
农民 (nóng mín) Noun: peasant, farmer
农业 (nóng yè) Noun: agriculture, farming
女士 (nǚ shì) Noun: lady, madam


O


EnglishChinese  
偶然 (ǒu rán) Adverb: accidentally, by chance


P


EnglishChinese  
派 (pài) Noun: school, group, pi (π)
Verb: to send, to assign
拍 (pāi) Verb: to clap, to slap, to take (a photo)
排队 (pái duì) Verb: to queue, to line up
排球 (pái qiú) Noun: volleyball
盼望 (pàn wàng) Verb: to hope for, to look forward to
赔偿 (péi cháng) Noun: compensation
Verb: to compensate
佩服 (pèi fu) Verb: to admire
配合 (pèi hé) Verb: to coordinate, to cooperate, to fit
培养 (péi yǎng) Verb: to train, to cultivate, to bring up
盆 (pén) Noun: basin, tub, pot
Measure Word: for approx. 128 liters
碰见 (pèng jiàn) Verb: to run into, to bump into
匹 (pǐ) Noun: ordinary person
Measure Word: for horses and cloth
批 (pī) Verb: to criticize
Measure Word: for batches, lots, etc.
披 (pī) Verb: to drape over one's shoulder, to crack
疲劳 (pí láo) Noun: wariness, fatigue
Adjective: tired, weary, exhausted
皮鞋 (pí xié) Noun: leather shoes
批准 (pī zhǔn) Verb: to approve, to ratify
片 (piàn) Noun: thin piece, slice, film
Measure Word: for movies, scenes, etc. pieces of things
片面 (piàn miàn) Adjective: unilateral, one-sided
飘 (piāo) Verb: to flutter, to float (in the wind)
频道 (pín dào) Noun: frequency, (TV) channel
品种 (pǐn zhǒng) Noun: variety, breed
凭 (píng) Noun: proof
Verb: to rely on, to lean against
Relative Clause: according to, on the basis of
平 (píng) Adjective: flat, level, calm, peaceful
平常 (píng cháng) Adjective: ordinary, common
Adverb: generally, usually
平等 (píng děng) Noun: equality
Adjective: equal
平方 (píng fāng) Noun: square
平衡 (píng héng) Noun: balance, equilibrium
评价 (píng jià) Verb: to assess, to evaluate
平静 (píng jìng) Noun: calm, quiet, tranquil
平均 (píng jūn) Noun: average
Adjective: average, mean
破产 (pò chǎn) Noun: bankruptcy
Verb: to go bankrupt
破坏 (pò huài) Noun: destruction, damage
Verb: to destroy, to break
迫切 (pò qiè) Adjective: urgent, pressing
朴素 (pǔ sù) Adjective: plain, simple


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EnglishChinese  
期待 (qī dài) Noun: expectation
Verb: to look forward to
启发 (qǐ fā) Noun: inspiration, enlightenment
Verb: to inspire, to enlighten
气氛 (qì fēn) Noun: atmosphere, mood
奇迹 (qí jì) Noun: miracle, wonder
期间 (qī jiān) Noun: period of time, period
企图 (qǐ tú) Noun: attempt
Verb: to attempt
企业 (qǐ yè) Noun: enterprise, company
汽油 (qì yóu) Noun: gas, gasoline
其余 (qí yú) Pronoun: the rest, the others
欠 (qiàn) Verb: to owe
Adjective: deficient
浅 (qiǎn) Adjective: shallow, light
牵 (qiān) Verb: to pull, to lead, to hold hands
前途 (qián tú) Noun: prospect, future
谦虚 (qiān xū) Adjective: modest
签字 (qiān zì) Verb: to sign (signature)
抢 (qiǎng) Verb: to grab, to rob
枪 (qiāng) Noun: gun, spear
强调 (qiáng diào) Verb: to emphasize, to stress, to underling
强烈 (qiáng liè) Adjective: intense, strong, violent
瞧 (qiáo) Verb: to look at, to see
巧妙 (qiǎo miào) Adjective: ingenious, clever
悄悄 (qiāo qiāo) Adverb: quietly, secretly
切 (qiē) Verb: to cut, to chop