HSK 3 Vocabulary List [HSK 3.0]

Below you can find a list of all HSK 3 vocabularies for HSK 3.0 which was launched in 2021

A


EnglishChinese  
爱心 (ài xīn) Noun: tender feelings, affections
按 (àn) Verb: to press, to control
安排 (ān pái) Noun: plan
Verb: to plan, to arrange
按照 (àn zhào) Relative Clause: according to
安装 (ān zhuāng) Noun: installation
Verb: to install, to mount


B


EnglishChinese  
把 (bǎ) Particle: for ba-sentences
把 (bǎ) Measure Word: for a bunch or objects with handle
把握 (bǎ wò) Noun: assurance
Verb: to grasp, to hold
白 (bái) Adverb: free of charge, for nothing
白菜 (bái cài) Noun: Chinese cabbage
搬 (bān) Verb: to move, to shift
板 (bǎn) Noun: board, plank, plate, table tennis bat
班级 (bān jí) Noun: classes/grades in school
搬家 (bān jiā) Verb: to move house
办理 (bàn lǐ) Verb: to handle, to conduct
保 (bǎo) Verb: to defend, to protect
报 (bào) Noun: newspaper
保安 (bǎo ān) Noun: security guard, public security
Verb: to ensure safety
保持 (bǎo chí) Verb: to keep, to maintain, to preserve
保存 (bǎo cún) Verb: to conserve, to keep, to save (IT)
报到 (bào dào) Verb: to check in, to register, to report for duty
报道 (bào dào) Noun: report
Verb: to report
报告 (bào gào) Noun: report, speech, talk
Verb: to report
保护 (bǎo hù) Noun: protection
Verb: to protect, to safeguard
保留 (bǎo liú) Noun: reservation
Verb: to reserve, to hold back
保险 (bǎo xiǎn) Noun: insurance
Verb: to insure
Adjective: safe, secure
保证 (bǎo zhèng) Noun: guarantee
Verb: to guarantee, to ensure, to assure
背 (bēi) Verb: to carry on the back/shoulder
背 (bèi) Noun: back (body)
被 (bèi) Relative Clause: by (for passive sentence)
北部 (běi bù) Location: northern part
背后 (bèi hòu) Location: behind, behind the back of sbd.
被子 (bèi zi) Noun: quilt
本来 (běn lái) Adjective: original
Adverb: originally, at first
本领 (běn lǐng) Noun: skill, ability, capability
本事 (běn shi) Noun: ability, skill
比较 (bǐ jiào) Adverb: quite, rather, fairly, comparatively
比例 (bǐ lì) Noun: proportion, scale
必然 (bì rán) Adjective: inevitable, certain
比赛 (bǐ sài) Noun: competition, match
Verb: to compete
必要 (bì yào) Adjective: necessary, essential
变化 (biàn huà) Noun: change, variation
变为 (biàn wéi) Verb: to change into
表达 (biǎo dá) Verb: to express, to convey
表格 (biǎo gé) Noun: form, table
表面 (biǎo miàn) Noun: surface, outside, appearance
表明 (biǎo míng) Verb: to show, to indicate, to make clear
标题 (biāo tí) Noun: title, heading, caption
表现 (biǎo xiàn) Verb: to show, to express, to display
表演 (biǎo yǎn) Noun: performance, show
Verb: to perform, to act
标准 (biāo zhǔn) Noun: standard, norm
Adjective: standard
并 (bìng) Conjunction: and, furthermore
Adverb: simultaneously
并且 (bìng qiě) Conjunction: and, besides, moreover
播出 (bō chū) Verb: to broadcast
播放 (bō fàng) Verb: to broadcast, to transmit
补 (bǔ) Verb: to patch, to mend
布 (bù) Noun: cloth
步 (bù) Noun: step
部 (bù) Noun: department
Measure Word: for movies, machines, cars, etc.
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
不得不 (bù dé bù) Auxiliary Verb: to have to, cannot but
不断 (bú duàn) Adverb: continuous, unceasing
不光 (bù guāng) Adverb: not only
不仅 (bù jǐn) Conjunction: not only, not just
不论 (bú lùn) Conjunction: regardless of, no matter what
部门 (bù mén) Noun: department, branch
部长 (bù zhǎng) Noun: minister


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C


EnglishChinese  
才能 (cái néng) Noun: talent, ability
采取 (cǎi qǔ) Verb: to carry out, to adopt, to take
彩色 (cǎi sè) Noun: colour
Adjective: colourful, multi-coloured
采用 (cǎi yòng) Verb: to use, to adopt
曾经 (céng jīng) Adverb: once, former, previously
产生 (chǎn shēng) Verb: to produce, to come about
厂 (chǎng) Noun: factory
长城 (cháng chéng) Noun: the Great Wall
长处 (cháng chù) Noun: good aspects, strong points
场合 (chǎng hé) Noun: situation, occasion
长期 (cháng qī) Adjective: long term
场所 (chǎng suǒ) Noun: location, place
朝 (cháo) Noun: dynasty, imperial or royal court
Relative Clause: towards, facing
吵 (chǎo) Verb: to quarrel
Adjective: noisy
超级 (chāo jí) Relative Clause: super-
吵架 (chǎo jià) Noun: quarrel
Verb: to quarrel
衬衫 (chèn shān) Noun: shirt, blouse
衬衣 (chèn yī) Noun: shirt
城 (chéng) Noun: wall
程度 (chéng dù) Noun: degree, extent, level
成功 (chéng gōng) Noun: success
Verb: to succeed
成果 (chéng guǒ) Noun: result, achievement, gain
成就 (chéng jiù) Noun: accomplishment, achievement
成立 (chéng lì) Verb: to establish, to set up, to found
城市 (chéng shì) Noun: city, town
成熟 (chéng shú) Adjective: mature
称为 (chēng wéi) Verb: to call, to name
成员 (chéng yuán) Noun: member
成长 (chéng zhǎng) Verb: to grow up, to mature
持续 (chí xù) Verb: to continue, to persist
重 (chóng) Verb: to repeat
充满 (chōng mǎn) Verb: brimming with, full of
初 (chū) Noun: beginning
初 (chū) Number: first
初步 (chū bù) Adjective: initial, preliminary
初级 (chū jí) Adjective: primary, elementary
除了 (chú le) Conjunction: except for, apart from, besides
处理 (chǔ lǐ) Verb: to deal with, to handle, to cope with
初中 (chū zhōng) Noun: junior high school
传 (chuán) Verb: to pass on, to transmit, to infect
传播 (chuán bō) Verb: to spread, to propagate, to disseminate
传来 (chuán lái) Verb: to come through (a sound), to arrive (news)
传说 (chuán shuō) Noun: legend, folklore
Verb: it is said, that...
创新 (chuàng xīn) Noun: innovation
Verb: to bring forth new ideas, to innovate
创业 (chuàng yè) Verb: to start an enterprise, to do pioneering work
创造 (chuàng zào) Noun: creation
Verb: to create, to produce
创作 (chuàng zuò) Noun: creation, creative work
Verb: to create, to produce, to write
从来 (cóng lái) Adverb: always, ever since, at all times
从前 (cóng qián) Time: previously, formerly
从事 (cóng shì) Verb: to engage in, to do (formal)
村 (cūn) Noun: village
存 (cún) Verb: to deposit, to keep
存在 (cún zài) Verb: to exist
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
大概 (dà gài) Adverb: probably, roughly
打破 (dǎ pò) Verb: to break, to smash
大使馆 (dà shǐ guǎn) Noun: embassy
打听 (dǎ ting) Verb: to ask about, to inquire about, to nose into
大约 (dà yuē) Adverb: approximately
代 (dài) Noun: generation, dynasty, era
Verb: to substitute, to act on behalf of
代表 (dài biǎo) Noun: representative
Verb: to represent
代表团 (dài biǎo tuán) Noun: delegation
带动 (dài dòng) Verb: to spur, to drive
大夫 (dài fu) Noun: doctor
带领 (dài lǐng) Verb: to guide, to lead
单元 (dān yuán) Noun: unit, cell, entrance number
当初 (dāng chū) Adverb: in the first place, originally
当地 (dāng dì) Noun: locality
Adjective: local
当然 (dāng rán) Adverb: certainly, of course
当中 (dāng zhōng) Location: among, in the middle
刀 (dāo) Noun: knife
到达 (dào dá) Verb: to arrive, to reach
到底 (dào dǐ) Adverb: finally, in the end
导演 (dǎo yǎn) Noun: director (film, etc.)
Verb: to direct
得分 (dé fēn) Noun: score
Verb: to score
等待 (děng dài) Verb: to wait for, to await
地区 (dì qū) Noun: region, district, area
底下 (dǐ xia) Location: under
电视剧 (diàn shì jù) Noun: TV series
电视台 (diàn shì tái) Noun: TV station
电台 (diàn tái) Noun: broadcasting station, radio station
电子邮件 (diàn zǐ yóu jiàn) Noun: e-mail
调 (diào) Noun: tune, melody, accent
Verb: to transfer, to move, to investigate
调查 (diào chá) Noun: investigation, survey
Verb: to investigate, to survey
订 (dìng) Verb: to conclude, to order, to reserve
定期 (dìng qī) Adjective: regular, periodical
东部 (dōng bù) Location: east
动力 (dòng lì) Noun: power, driving force, motive power
动人 (dòng rén) Adjective: touching, moving
读者 (dú zhě) Noun: reader
断 (duàn) Verb: to cut off, to break, to judge, to decide
Adverb: absolutely, definitely
短处 (duǎn chù) Noun: shortcoming
短裤 (duǎn kù) Noun: shorts
短期 (duǎn qī) Time: short-term
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
队员 (duì yuán) Noun: team member
顿 (dùn) Noun: pause
Verb: to stop, to pause, to arrange
Measure Word: for meals, beatings, etc.


F


EnglishChinese  
发表 (fā biǎo) Verb: to issue, to publish
发出 (fā chū) Verb: to issue, to dispatch, to produce a sound
发达 (fā dá) Verb: to develop
Adjective: developed (country, etc.)
发动 (fā dòng) Verb: to start, to launch, to arouse
发明 (fā míng) Noun: invention
Verb: to invent
发生 (fā shēng) Verb: to happen, to occur, to take place
发送 (fā sòng) Verb: to dispatch, to transmit
发言 (fā yán) Noun: statement
Verb: to speak, to make a speech
发展 (fā zhǎn) Noun: development, growth
Verb: to develop, to grow
反对 (fǎn duì) Verb: to fight against, to oppose
反复 (fǎn fù) Adverb: repeatedly
范围 (fàn wéi) Noun: scope limit, range
反应 (fǎn yìng) Noun: reaction, response
Verb: to react, to respond
反正 (fǎn zhèng) Adverb: anyway, whatever happens
防 (fáng) Verb: to protect, to defend, to prevent
放到 (fàng dào) Verb: to put
房东 (fáng dōng) Noun: landlord
方式 (fāng shì) Noun: way, pattern, manner
访问 (fǎng wèn) Noun: visit
Verb: to visit, to interview
房屋 (fáng wū) Noun: house, building
防止 (fáng zhǐ) Verb: to prevent, to avoid
房租 (fáng zū) Noun: rent (for house)
费 (fèi) Noun: fee, fare, expense
Verb: to spend
飞行 (fēi xíng) Noun: flight
Verb: to fly
费用 (fèi yong) Noun: expenses, cost
分别 (fēn bié) Noun: difference
Verb: to leave each other, to distinguish
Adverb: separate
分配 (fēn pèi) Verb: to assign, to allocate
分组 (fēn zǔ) Verb: to divide into groups
丰富 (fēng fù) Adjective: rich, plentiful
风险 (fēng xiǎn) Noun: risk, venture
否定 (fǒu dìng) Noun: negation
Verb: to negate, to deny
否认 (fǒu rèn) Verb: to deny
福 (fú) Noun: good fortune, happiness, luck
付 (fù) Verb: to pay
富 (fù) Adjective: rich
父母 (fù mǔ) Noun: parents
父亲 (fù qīn) Noun: father
复印 (fù yìn) Verb: to (photo)copy
复杂 (fù zá) Adjective: complicated, complex
负责 (fù zé) Verb: to be responsible for
服装 (fú zhuāng) Noun: clothing, dress


G


EnglishChinese  
改进 (gǎi jìn) Noun: improvement
Verb: to improve
概念 (gài niàn) Noun: concept, idea
改造 (gǎi zào) Verb: to transform, to reform
赶 (gǎn) Verb: to hurry, to catch up, to overtake
敢 (gǎn) Auxiliary Verb: to dare
赶到 (gǎn dào) Verb: to hurry to a place, to arrive on time
赶紧 (gǎn jǐn) Adverb: at once, losing no time
赶快 (gǎn kuài) Adverb: at once, immediately
干吗 (gàn má) Expression: what are you doing? what's up?
感冒 (gǎn mào) Noun: common cold
Verb: to catch a cold
感情 (gǎn qíng) Noun: emotion, feeling
感受 (gǎn shòu) Noun: feeling, perception
Verb: to sense, to feel
告别 (gào bié) Verb: to leave, to say good-bye to
高速 (gāo sù) Noun: high speed
高速公路 (gāo sù gōng lù) Noun: highway
各 (gè) Pronoun: each, every
各地 (gè dì) Location: in all parts of
歌迷 (gē mí) Noun: fan of a singer
个人 (gè rén) Noun: individual
Adjective: individual
歌声 (gē shēng) Noun: singing
歌手 (gē shǒu) Noun: singer
各位 (gè wèi) Adverb: everybody
个性 (gè xìng) Noun: personality, character
各种 (gè zhǒng) Adverb: all kinds of
各自 (gè zì) Adverb: each, respective
根本 (gēn běn) Noun: foundation, root
Adjective: fundamental, simple, 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
工夫 (gōng fu) Noun: labour, work, time skill, Kung Fu
功夫 (gōng fu) Noun: time, skill, labour, workmanship, Kung Fu
公共 (gōng gòng) Adjective: public, common
工具 (gōng jù) Noun: tool, utensil
公开 (gōng kāi) Verb: to publish, to make public
Adjective: public
功课 (gōng kè) Noun: homework
公民 (gōng mín) Noun: citizen
功能 (gōng néng) Noun: function, feature
共同 (gòng tóng) Adjective: common, joint, together
公务员 (gōng wù yuán) Noun: functionary
工业 (gōng yè) Noun: industry
共有 (gòng yǒu) Noun: co-ownership, something owned by all or several people
工资 (gōng zī) Noun: salary, wages
古 (gǔ) Adjective: ancient, old
古代 (gǔ dài) Time: ancient times
姑娘 (gū niang) Noun: girl, young woman, daughter
故乡 (gù xiāng) Noun: home, hometown
挂 (guà) Verb: to hang (up)
管 (guǎn) Noun: pipe, tube
Verb: to control, to run, to take care of
观察 (guān chá) Noun: observation
Verb: to observe, to watch, to survey
观看 (guān kàn) Verb: to watch
管理 (guǎn lǐ) Noun: management
Verb: to manage
观念 (guān niàn) Noun: concept, idea, thought
关系 (guān xì) Noun: relationship, relation
Verb: to affect, to have to do with
观众 (guān zhòng) Noun: audience, spectators
关注 (guān zhù) Noun: interest, attention
Verb: pay attention to, to follow sth.
光 (guāng) Noun: light, ray
Adjective: naked
Adverb: only, merely
广播 (guǎng bō) Noun: broadcasting
Verb: to broadcast
广大 (guǎng dà) Adjective: vast, extensive, widespread
光明 (guāng míng) Noun: light, radiance
Adjective: light, bright
规定 (guī dìng) Noun: regulation, provision
Verb: to fix, to stipulate
规范 (guī fàn) Noun: norm, rule, standard
过程 (guò chéng) Noun: process, course
国内 (guó nèi) Location: in the country
Adjective: domestic
国庆 (guó qìng) Noun: National Day
过去 (guò qù) Noun: past
果然 (guǒ rán) Adverb: as expected
果汁 (guǒ zhī) Noun: fruit juice


H


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哈哈 (hā hā) Expression: sound of laughter
海关 (hǎi guān) Noun: customs
害怕 (hài pà) Verb: to be afraid, to fear
行 (háng) Noun: profession, trade
Measure Word: for a row, line
好好 (hǎo hǎo) Adjective: nice, good
好奇 (hào qí) Adjective: curious, inquisitive
合 (hé) Verb: to close, to join, to fit
合法 (hé fǎ) Adjective: legal, legitimate
合格 (hé gé) Adjective: qualified
合理 (hé lǐ) Adjective: reasonable, rational
和平 (hé píng) Noun: peace
合作 (hé zuò) Noun: cooperation
Verb: to cooperate, to work together
红茶 (hóng chá) Noun: black tea
红酒 (hóng jiǔ) Noun: red wine
后果 (hòu guǒ) Noun: consequence, aftermath
后面 (hòu miàn) Location: rear, back, behind
后年 (hòu nián) Time: the year after next
互联网 (hù lián wǎng) Noun: internet
互相 (hù xiāng) Adverb: each other
化 (huà) Particle: -ize, -ization
划船 (huá chuán) Noun: rowing, rowing boat
Verb: to row a boat
话剧 (huà jù) Noun: drama, stage play
华人 (huá rén) Noun: ethnic Chinese
话题 (huà tí) Noun: topic
环 (huán) Noun: ring, loop, hoop
环保 (huán bǎo) Noun: environmental protection
环境 (huán jìng) Noun: environment, surroundings
欢乐 (huān lè) Noun: gladness, pleasure
Adjective: happy, joyous, gay
会议 (huì yì) Noun: meeting, conference
会员 (huì yuán) Noun: member
活 (huó) Verb: to live
火 (huǒ) Noun: fire


J


EnglishChinese  
基本 (jī běn) Adjective: basic, fundamental
基本上 (jī běn shang) Adverb: basically
基础 (jī chǔ) Noun: base, foundation, basis
积极 (jī jí) Adjective: positive, active
…极了 (jí le) Adverb: extremely, exceedingly
记录 (jì lù) Noun: record
纪录 (jì lù) Noun: record
纪念 (jì niàn) Noun: commemoration
Verb: to commemorate
机器 (jī qì) Noun: machine
及时 (jí shí) Adjective: in time
Adverb: without delay
技术 (jì shù) Noun: technology, skill, technique
计算 (jì suàn) Noun: calculation
Verb: to count, to calculate
集体 (jí tǐ) Noun: collective
继续 (jì xù) Noun: continuation
Verb: to continue, to go on
记者 (jì zhě) Noun: reporter, journalist
集中 (jí zhōng) Verb: to concentrate, to focus
架 (jià) Noun: shelf, frame, stand
Verb: to put up, to support
Measure Word: for planes, machines, mountains, etc.
价格 (jià gé) Noun: price
加工 (jiā gōng) Noun: processing
Verb: to process, to manufacture
家具 (jiā jù) Noun: furniture
加快 (jiā kuài) Verb: to speed up
价钱 (jià qian) Noun: price
加强 (jiā qiáng) Verb: to strengthen, to reinforce
家属 (jiā shǔ) Noun: family member, dependent
家乡 (jiā xiāng) Noun: hometown, native place
价值 (jià zhí) Noun: value, worth
建 (jiàn) Verb: to establish, to build
建成 (jiàn chéng) Verb: to build, to establish
坚持 (jiān chí) Verb: to stick to, to persist in, to insist on
简单 (jiǎn dān) Adjective: simple, uncomplicated
坚决 (jiān jué) Adjective: resolute, determined
建立 (jiàn lì) Verb: to build, to establish
坚强 (jiān qiáng) Adjective: strong
建设 (jiàn shè) Noun: construction
Verb: to build, to construct
建议 (jiàn yì) Noun: suggestion
Verb: to suggest
简直 (jiǎn zhí) Adverb: simply, totally
将近 (jiāng jìn) Adverb: nearly, about, on the verge of
将来 (jiāng lái) Noun: future
Adverb: in the future
叫 (jiào) Particle: by (indicates agent in the passive mood)
较 (jiào) Verb: to compare
Adverb: comparably
教材 (jiào cái) Noun: teaching material
交费 (jiāo fèi) Verb: to pay fees
交警 (jiāo jǐng) Noun: traffic police
教练 (jiào liàn) Noun: sports coach, instructor
交流 (jiāo liú) Noun: communication, exchange
Verb: to exchange, to communicate
交往 (jiāo wǎng) Noun: association, contact
Verb: to associate, to contact
交易 (jiāo yì) Noun: transaction, business deal, trade
接待 (jiē dài) Verb: to receive (visitor)
结合 (jié hé) Noun: binding
Verb: to combine, to link, to integrate
结婚 (jié hūn) Noun: marriage, wedding
Verb: to marry
接近 (jiē jìn) Verb: to near, to approach, to be close to
解决 (jiě jué) Verb: to settle (dispute), to resolve, to solve
解开 (jiě kāi) Verb: to undo, to untie
结实 (jiē shi) Adjective: solid, durable, sturdy
结束 (jié shù) Noun: termination, end
Verb: to finish, to end, to conclude
节约 (jié yuē) Verb: to economize, to conserve
金 (jīn) Noun: gold
Adjective: gold, golden
仅 (jǐn) Adverb: barely, only
紧 (jǐn) Adjective: tight, tense, urgent
进步 (jìn bù) Noun: progress, improvement
Verb: to improve, make progress
紧急 (jǐn jí) Adjective: urgent, pressing
仅仅 (jǐn jǐn) Adverb: barely, only, merely
尽量 (jǐn liàng) Adverb: to the best of one's ability
金牌 (jīn pái) Noun: gold medal
近期 (jìn qī) Time: in the near future, very soon
进一步 (jìn yí bù) Expression: one step further
进展 (jìn zhǎn) Noun: progress
Verb: to evolve, to make progress
紧张 (jǐn zhāng) Adjective: nervous, tense, in short supply
静 (jìng) Adjective: calm, quiet
精彩 (jīng cǎi) Adjective: brilliant, excellent, splendid
警察 (jǐng chá) Noun: police
经济 (jīng jì) Noun: economy
京剧 (jīng jù) Noun: Beijing Opera
经历 (jīng lì) Noun: experience
Verb: to experience
景色 (jǐng sè) Noun: scenery, view, landscape
精神 (jīng shén) Noun: spirit, mind
精神 (jīng shen) Noun: vigour, vitality, drive
Adjective: spirited, energetic
经验 (jīng yàn) Noun: experience
Verb: to experience
经营 (jīng yíng) Verb: to run, to operate, to engage in (business, etc.)
久 (jiǔ) Adjective: long (time)
旧 (jiù) Adjective: old, used, worn
救 (jiù) Verb: to relieve, to rescue
就是 (jiù shì) Adverb: precisely, exactly, in that way
就业 (jiù yè) Verb: to take up a job
举办 (jǔ bàn) Verb: to hold, to conduct
剧场 (jù chǎng) Noun: theatre
据说 (jù shuō) Adverb: it is said, reportedly
具体 (jù tǐ) Adjective: concrete, specific
具有 (jù yǒu) Verb: to have, to possess
决定 (jué dìng) Noun: decision
Verb: to decide
绝对 (jué duì) Adjective: absolute, unconditional
决赛 (jué sài) Noun: final (competition)
决心 (jué xīn) Noun: determination, resolution
Verb: to make up one's mind


K


EnglishChinese  
咖啡 (kā fēi) Noun: coffee
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.)
开始 (kāi shǐ) Noun: beginning
Verb: to begin
开业 (kāi yè) Verb: to open a business
开展 (kāi zhǎn) Verb: to develop, to launch, to carry out
看起来 (kàn qǐ lái) Verb: to look like, to seem, to appear
看上去 (kàn shang qu) Verb: it seems that
考验 (kǎo yàn) Noun: test, trial
Verb: to test, to try
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
科技 (kē jì) Noun: science and technology
可靠 (kě kào) Adjective: reliable, dependable
可乐 (kě lè) Noun: coke, cola
空 (kōng) Noun: sky, air
Adjective: empty
空儿 (kòng er) Time: free time
恐怕 (kǒng pà) Adverb: I'm afraid that
空调 (kōng tiáo) Noun: air conditioning
裤子 (kù zi) Noun: trousers
快速 (kuài sù) Adjective: fast, high-speed
困 (kùn) Adjective: sleepy, tired
困难 (kùn nan) Noun: difficulty, problem
Adjective: difficult


L


EnglishChinese  
浪费 (làng fèi) Verb: to waste
老百姓 (lǎo bǎi xìng) Noun: ordinary people
老板 (lǎo bǎn) Noun: boss, owner
老太太 (lǎo tài tai) Noun: old lady
老头儿 (lǎo tóu er) Noun: old man
乐 (lè) Adjective: happy, cheerful
乐观 (lè guān) Adjective: optimistic, hopeful
类 (lèi) Noun: sort, kind, category
Measure Word: for sorts, types, categories, etc.
类似 (lèi sì) Adjective: similar, analogous
力 (lì) Noun: power, force
理发 (lǐ fà) Verb: to have a haircut
离婚 (lí hūn) Noun: divorce
Verb: to divorce (from)
理解 (lǐ jiě) Noun: comprehension, understanding
Verb: to comprehend, to understand
立刻 (lì kè) Adverb: immediately, at once
力量 (lì liàng) Noun: power, force, strength
理论 (lǐ lùn) Noun: theory
里面 (lǐ miàn) Location: inside
利用 (lì yòng) Verb: to make use of, to utilize
理由 (lǐ yóu) Noun: reason, justification
连 (lián) Verb: to link, to join, to connect
Adverb: even
联合 (lián hé) Noun: alliance, union
Verb: to unite, to join
Adjective: combined, joint
联合国 (lián hé guó) Noun: United Nations
连忙 (lián máng) Adverb: promptly, at once
联系 (lián xì) Noun: contact, connection
Verb: to contact
连续 (lián xù) Adverb: in a row, consecutive
连续剧 (lián xù jù) Noun: (TV) series
凉水 (liáng shuǐ) Noun: cold water
了 (liǎo) Verb: to end, to finish, to settle
领 (lǐng) Noun: neck, collar
Verb: to lead, to receive
Measure Word: for clothes, mats, screens, etc.
领导 (lǐng dǎo) Noun: leader, leadership
Verb: to lead
另外 (lìng wài) Conjunction: in addition, moreover, furthermore
领先 (lǐng xiān) Verb: to lead, to be in front
另一方面 (lìng yī fāng miàn) Conjunction: on the other hand
留学 (liú xué) Verb: to study abroad
龙 (lóng) Noun: dragon
录 (lù) Verb: to record
绿茶 (lǜ chá) Noun: green tea
旅馆 (lǚ guǎn) Noun: hotel
路线 (lù xiàn) Noun: route, line, course
旅行社 (lǚ xíng shè) Noun: travel agency
录音 (lù yīn) Noun: sound recording
Verb: to record
乱 (luàn) Noun: disorder
Verb: to cause disorder
Adjective: in a mess, confused
落后 (luò hòu) Verb: to fall behind, to lag


M


EnglishChinese  
马 (mǎ) Noun: horse
麻烦 (má fan) Verb: to trouble sbd.
Adjective: troublesome
慢慢 (màn màn) Adjective: slow
满足 (mǎn zú) Verb: to satisfy
毛 (máo) Noun: hair, down
毛病 (máo bìng) Noun: defect, fault, trouble
每 (měi) Adverb: each, per
Pronoun: all, each, every
美 (měi) Adjective: beautiful
美好 (měi hǎo) Adjective: beautiful, fine
美丽 (měi lì) Adjective: beautiful
美食 (měi shí) Noun: fine food
美术 (měi shù) Noun: fine arts, art
媒体 (méi tǐ) Noun: media
没用 (méi yòng) Adjective: useless
美元 (měi yuán) Noun: US dollar
迷 (mí) Noun: fan
Verb: to fascinate, to be fascinated by, to be confused
米 (mǐ) Noun: rice
面对 (miàn duì) Verb: to face, to confront
面积 (miàn jī) Noun: area
民间 (mín jiān) Adjective: popular, among the people
民族 (mín zú) Noun: nationality, ethnic group
明确 (míng què) Adjective: clear, definite, explicit
明显 (míng xiǎn) Adjective: clear, obvious
命运 (mìng yùn) Noun: fate, destiny
某 (mǒu) Pronoun: some, certain
目标 (mù biāo) Noun: goal, target, objective
目前 (mù qián) Time: at present, now
母亲 (mǔ qīn) Noun: mother
木头 (mù tou) Noun: log of wood, blockhead


N


EnglishChinese  
奶茶 (nǎi chá) Noun: milk tea
南部 (nán bù) Location: southern part
难道 (nán dào) Adverb: don't tell me ..., is it possible that ...
难度 (nán dù) Noun: grade of difficulty
男子 (nán zǐ) Noun: man
内 (nèi) Location: inside, inner
内容 (nèi róng) Noun: content, substance
内心 (nèi xīn) Noun: heart
能不能 (néng bù néng) Expression: can one ...
能力 (néng lì) Noun: ability, capability
念 (niàn) Verb: to read aloud
年初 (nián chū) Time: beginning of the year
年代 (nián dài) Time: decade, age, period
年底 (nián dǐ) Time: the end of the year
年纪 (nián jì) Noun: age
牛 (niú) Noun: cow, ox
农村 (nóng cūn) Noun: village, rural area
农民 (nóng mín) Noun: peasant, farmer
农业 (nóng yè) Noun: agriculture, farming
女子 (nǚ zǐ) Noun: woman
暖和 (nuǎn huo) Adjective: warm


P


EnglishChinese  
怕 (pà) Adverb: unfortunately
拍 (pāi) Verb: to clap, to slap, to take (a photo)
排 (pái) Verb: to arrange, to line up
派 (pài) Noun: school, group, pi (π)
Verb: to send, to assign
排名 (pái míng) Noun: ranking
Verb: to rank
牌子 (pái zi) Noun: brand, trademark, plate
判断 (pàn duàn) Noun: decision, judgement
Verb: to decide, to judge
胖 (pàng) Adjective: fat, plump
跑步 (pǎo bù) Verb: to run
配 (pèi) Verb: to fit, to match, to join
配合 (pèi hé) Verb: to coordinate, to cooperate, to fit
皮 (pí) Noun: skin, leather
皮包 (pí bāo) Noun: leather handbag/briefcase
啤酒 (pí jiǔ) Noun: beer
批评 (pī píng) Noun: criticism
Verb: to criticize
批准 (pī zhǔn) Verb: to approve, to ratify
票价 (piào jià) Noun: ticket price, fare
苹果 (píng guǒ) Noun: apple
评价 (píng jià) Verb: to assess, to evaluate
破 (pò) Verb: to break, to destroy
Adjective: broken, damaged
破坏 (pò huài) Noun: destruction, damage
Verb: to destroy, to break
普遍 (pǔ biàn) Adjective: universal, general
普及 (pǔ jí) Verb: to popularize
Adjective: popular, universally available


Q


EnglishChinese  
期 (qī) Time: period, phase
齐 (qí) Adverb: simultaneous, all together
Adjective: even, level with
其次 (qí cì) Adverb: next, secondary
Conjunction: secondly
奇怪 (qí guài) Adjective: strange, weird
气候 (qì hòu) Noun: climate, atmosphere
其实 (qí shí) Adverb: actually, in fact
前后 (qián hòu) Adverb: front and rear, around, roughly
前进 (qián jìn) Verb: to go forward, to advance
前面 (qián miàn) Location: ahead, in front
千万 (qiān wàn) Number: 10 million
Adjective: countless, many
Adverb: must, be sure to
前往 (qián wǎng) Verb: to proceed towards, to go
强 (qiáng) Adjective: strong, powerful
强大 (qiáng dà) Adjective: large, powerful
强调 (qiáng diào) Verb: to emphasize, to stress, to underline
强烈 (qiáng liè) Adjective: intense, strong, violent
桥 (qiáo) Noun: bridge
巧 (qiǎo) Adjective: skilful
Adverb: coincidentally, as it happens
亲 (qīn) Adjective: close, related
亲切 (qīn qiè) Noun: friendliness, hospitality
Adjective: kind, cordial, amiable
亲人 (qīn rén) Noun: relatives
亲自 (qīn zì) Adverb: personally
情感 (qíng gǎn) Noun: feeling, emotion
请教 (qǐng jiào) Verb: to consult, to seek advice
情况 (qíng kuàng) Noun: circumstance, situation
庆祝 (qìng zhù) Verb: to celebrate
球迷 (qiú mí) Noun: football fan
区 (qū) Noun: area, region, district
区别 (qū bié) Noun: difference
Verb: to distinguish
去世 (qù shì) Verb: to pass away, to die
取消 (qǔ xiāo) Noun: cancellation
Verb: to cancel
全场 (quán chǎng) Adverb: across the board, everyone present
全面 (quán miàn) Adjective: all-around, overall, comprehensive
全球 (quán qiú) Location: worldwide
缺 (quē) Verb: to lack
确保 (què bǎo) Verb: to assure, to guarantee
缺点 (quē diǎn) Noun: weakness, shortcoming
确定 (què dìng) Verb: to make sure, to define, to determine
缺少 (quē shǎo) Noun: lack, shortage
Verb: to lack, to be short of
确实 (què shí) Adjective: indeed, really
Adverb: for sure, indeed
群 (qún) Measure Word: for group, crowd, etc.
裙子 (qún zi) Noun: skirt


R


EnglishChinese  
热爱 (rè ài) Verb: to love ardently, to adore
热烈 (rè liè) Adjective: warm (welcome, etc.), enthusiastic
任 (rèn) Verb: to assign, to appoint
任 (rèn) Adverb: no matter how
人才 (rén cái) Noun: talent, talented person
认出 (rèn chū) Noun: recognition
Verb: to recognize
认得 (rèn de) Verb: to recognize, to know
人工 (rén gōng) Adjective: artificial, man-made
任何 (rèn hé) Adjective: any, whichever, whatever
认可 (rèn kě) Noun: approval, acknowledgement
Verb: to approve, to accept
人类 (rén lèi) Noun: humanity, mankind
人民 (rén mín) Noun: the people
人民币 (rén mín bì) Noun: RMB, Chinese Yuan
人群 (rén qún) Noun: crowd
人生 (rén shēng) Noun: life, human life
任务 (rèn wu) Noun: mission, task
人员 (rén yuán) Noun: staff, personnel
仍 (réng) Adverb: still, yet
Verb: to remain
仍然 (réng rán) Adverb: still, yet
日常 (rì cháng) Adjective: daily
容易 (róng yì) Adjective: easy
如何 (rú hé) Adverb: how, in what way


S


EnglishChinese  
散步 (sàn bù) Verb: to take/go for a walk
沙发 (shā fā) Noun: sofa
沙子 (shā zi) Noun: sand
伤 (shāng) Verb: to injure, to wound
上来 (shàng lái) Verb: to come up
上面 (shàng mian) Location: on top of
商品 (shāng pǐn) Noun: good, commodity
上去 (shàng qù) Verb: to go up
上升 (shàng shēng) Verb: to rise, to ascend
伤心 (shāng xīn) Adjective: sad, grievous, broken-hearted
商业 (shāng yè) Noun: business, commerce, trade
上衣 (shàng yī) Noun: jacket
设备 (shè bèi) Noun: equipment, facilities
社会 (shè huì) Noun: society
设计 (shè jì) Noun: design, plan
Verb: to design, to plan
设立 (shè lì) Verb: to set up, to establish
深 (shēn) Adjective: deep, dark (colour, etc.)
身份证 (shēn fèn zhèng) Noun: ID card
深刻 (shēn kè) Adjective: profound, deep
深入 (shēn rù) Verb: to penetrate deeply
Adjective: deep, thorough
升 (shēng) Verb: to promote, to raise
Measure Word: 1 litre
生 (shēng) Adjective: raw, uncooked
胜 (shèng) Noun: victory, win
Verb: to win, to surpass
生产 (shēng chǎn) Noun: production
Verb: to produce, to manufacture
生存 (shēng cún) Noun: existence
Verb: to exist, to survive
生动 (shēng dòng) Adjective: vivid, lively
胜利 (shèng lì) Noun: victory, triumph
生命 (shēng mìng) Noun: life
声明 (shēng míng) Noun: statement, declaration
Verb: to state, to declare
生意 (shēng yi) Noun: business
生长 (shēng zhǎng) Verb: to grow
时 (shí) Time: time, season, period
使 (shǐ) Noun: envoy, messenger
Verb: to make, to cause, to use, to employ
室 (shì) Noun: room
市场 (shì chǎng) Noun: market
时代 (shí dài) Time: time, era, epoch
事故 (shì gù) Noun: accident
适合 (shì hé) Verb: to fit, to suit
世纪 (shì jì) Noun: century
实际上 (shí jì shàng) Adverb: in fact, in reality
事件 (shì jiàn) Noun: event, happening, incident
世界 (shì jiè) Noun: world
世界杯 (shì jiè bēi) Noun: World Cup
时刻 (shí kè) Time: moment
实力 (shí lì) Noun: strength
食品 (shí pǐn) Noun: food
失去 (shī qù) Verb: to lose (sth.)
事实 (shì shí) Noun: fact
事实上 (shì shí shàng) Adverb: actually, in reality
试题 (shì tí) Noun: exam question, test topic
石头 (shí tou) Noun: stone
实行 (shí xíng) Verb: to put into practice, to carry out
实验 (shí yàn) Noun: experiment
Verb: to experiment
试验 (shì yàn) Noun: experiment
Verb: to test, to experiment
实验室 (shí yàn shì) Noun: laboratory
事业 (shì yè) Noun: undertaking, career
适应 (shì yìng) Verb: to fit, to suit, to adapt
适用 (shì yòng) Adjective: useful, applicable
石油 (shí yóu) Noun: oil, petroleum
始终 (shǐ zhōng) Adverb: from beginning to end
受 (shòu) Verb: to receive, to accept, to bear
首都 (shǒu dū) Noun: capital city
收费 (shōu fèi) Noun: fee, charge
收看 (shōu kàn) Verb: to watch TV
受伤 (shòu shāng) Verb: to get injured
收听 (shōu tīng) Verb: to listen
首先 (shǒu xiān) Adverb: first of all
手续 (shǒu xù) Noun: procedure, formality
收音机 (shōu yīn jī) Noun: radio
手指 (shǒu zhǐ) Noun: finger
输 (shū) Verb: to transport, to lose, to be beaten
属 (shǔ) Noun: family member
Verb: to be born in the year of
束 (shù) Noun: bundle, cluster
Verb: to bind, to tie
Measure Word: for a bundle of
书架 (shū jià) Noun: bookshelf
数量 (shù liàng) Noun: amount, quantity
熟人 (shú rén) Noun: acquaintance
输入 (shū rù) Verb: to import, to input
属于 (shǔ yú) Verb: to belong to, to be part of
双 (shuāng) Adjective: two, pair, both
Measure Word: for a pair (of shoes, etc.)
双方 (shuāng fāng) Noun: both sides
Adjective: bilateral
死 (sǐ) Noun: death
Verb: to die
Adjective: dead
思想 (sī xiǎng) Noun: idea, thought, thinking
速度 (sù dù) Noun: speed
随 (suí) Verb: to follow, to comply with
所 (suǒ) Noun: place
Measure Word: for houses, buildings, institutions
所长 (suǒ zhǎng) Noun: head of an institute


T


EnglishChinese  
台 (tái) Noun: desk, platform
Measure Word: for vehicles, machines, etc.
谈 (tán) Verb: to talk
谈话 (tán huà) Verb: to talk, to chat
谈判 (tán pàn) Noun: negotiation, talks
Verb: to negotiate
汤 (tāng) Noun: soup
糖 (táng) Noun: sugar, sweets, candy
特色 (tè sè) Noun: distinguishing feature
Adjective: characteristic
体会 (tǐ huì) Verb: to know (through experience), to experience
题目 (tí mù) Noun: topic, title
提前 (tí qián) Verb: to bring forward
Adjective: early
Adverb: beforehand
提问 (tí wèn) Verb: to raise a question
体现 (tǐ xiàn) Verb: to embody, to incarnate
体验 (tǐ yàn) Verb: to experience (for oneself)
甜 (tián) Adjective: sweet
天空 (tiān kōng) Noun: sky
调 (tiáo) Verb: to harmonize, to reconcile, to season (food)
跳 (tiào) Verb: to jump, to leap, to bounce
跳高 (tiào gāo) Noun: high jump
跳舞 (tiào wǔ) Verb: to dance
跳远 (tiào yuǎn) Noun: long jump
调整 (tiáo zhěng) Noun: adjustment
Verb: to adjust, to revise
铁 (tiě) Noun: iron
铁路 (tiě lù) Noun: railway
听力 (tīng lì) Noun: hearing, listening ability
停止 (tíng zhǐ) Verb: to stop, to halt
听众 (tīng zhòng) Noun: audience
痛 (tòng) Adjective: aching, painful
通常 (tōng cháng) Adverb: regular, usually, normally
痛苦 (tòng kǔ) Noun: pain, suffering
Adjective: painful
通信 (tōng xìn) Noun: communication
Verb: to communicate, to correspond
同意 (tóng yì) Verb: to agree, to consent, to approve
头 (tóu) Adjective: first, leading
头脑 (tóu nǎo) Noun: brain, mind, skull, leader, boss
图 (tú) Noun: picture
土 (tǔ) Noun: earth, soil
突出 (tū chū) Adjective: outstanding
图画 (tú huà) Noun: drawing, picture
突然 (tū rán) Adjective: sudden, abrupt
Adverb: suddenly, unexpectedly
团 (tuán) Noun: group, regiment
Measure Word: for ball-like things
团结 (tuán jié) Noun: rally
Verb: to unite, to join forces, to hold a rally
团体 (tuán tǐ) Noun: group, organization, team
退 (tuì) Verb: to return, to decline, to withdraw
退出 (tuì chū) Verb: to withdraw, to quit
推动 (tuī dòng) Verb: to push forward, to promote
推广 (tuī guǎng) Verb: to spread, to popularize
推进 (tuī jìn) Verb: to push on, to drive forward
推开 (tuī kāi) Verb: to push open, to reject
退休 (tuì xiū) Noun: retirement
Verb: to retire


W


EnglishChinese  
外交 (wài jiāo) Noun: diplomacy, foreign affairs
外面 (wài mian) Location: outside
外文 (wài wén) Noun: foreign language
玩具 (wán jù) Noun: toy
完美 (wán měi) Adjective: perfect
完善 (wán shàn) Verb: to improve, to make perfect
Adjective: perfect
完整 (wán zhěng) Adjective: complete, intact
往往 (wǎng wǎng) Adverb: often
为 (wéi) Verb: as (sbd./sth.), to act as
为 (wèi) Conjunction: because of
围 (wéi) Verb: to encircle, to surround
伟大 (wěi dà) Adjective: great, mighty
危害 (wēi hài) Noun: endangerment
Verb: to endanger, to harm
为了 (wèi le) Relative Clause: for, in order to
卫生 (wèi shēng) Noun: hygiene, sanitation
卫生间 (wèi shēng jiān) Noun: bathroom, WC
危险 (wēi xiǎn) Noun: danger
Adjective: dangerous
文化 (wén huà) Noun: culture
文件 (wén jiàn) Noun: document, file
文明 (wén míng) Noun: civilization, culture
Adjective: civilized
温暖 (wēn nuǎn) Adjective: warm
文学 (wén xué) Noun: literature
文章 (wén zhāng) Noun: article, essay
文字 (wén zì) Noun: character
握手 (wò shǒu)