CC 301 A

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Here are all the words you need to know in Conversational Chinese 301 A.

one; another

seven; a Chinese custom to hold a memorial service on every 7th day following a person's death until the 49th day

sānthree; more than two

shàng wǔ上午morning

shàng wǎng上网access the Internet

not; used to reply in the negative

used before nouns without fixed measure words of their own; used between a verb and its object

jiǔnine; many

also; as well

èrdifferent; two

five; a note of the scale in gongchepu, corresponding to 6 in numbered musical notation

rénhuman being; an adult human being

shén me什么what; something

jīn tiān今天today; now

jīn nián今年this year

jiè shào介绍introduce; recommend

he or him; other

tā men他们they/them

xiū xi休息have a rest

you; one

nǐ men你们you

zuòdo; make

eight; eighth

liùa note of the scale in gongchepu, corresponding to 5 in numbered musical notation; six

zài jiàn再见goodbye

how many; a few

shíten; topmost

depart; be apart from in space or time

jiàocry; call

hàocall; transmit

míng zi名字given name; title

tīngheed; judge


gē ge哥哥elder brother; elder male relative of the same generation

nǎ r哪儿where; wherever

shāng diàn商店shop

four; note in the Chinese gongchepu scale

huícircle; turn around

zàiexist; join or belong to an organization

dài fu大夫doctor

dà xué大学university; The Great Learning

tàihighest; extreme

her; reference to something beloved, such as one's motherland and national flag

mā ma妈妈mom; mother

mèi mei妹妹younger sister

jiě jie姐姐elder sister; girl or woman who is of the same generation but older in age

xìngone's surname is; surname

xué shēng学生pupil; disciple

sù shè宿舍hostel

gōng zuò工作work; job

niánharvest; year

dì di弟弟younger brother

zhāngdraw; tense


mángbusy; hurry


self; one

wǒ men我们we; I

jiào shì教室classroom

sun; daytime

zǎomorning; good morning

míng tiān明天tomorrow; the near future

míng nián明年next year

xīng qī星期week; day of the week

xīng qī tiān星期天Sunday

zuó tiān昨天yesterday; the past

shìthis; yes

wǎn shang晚上night

yuèthe moon; month

péng you朋友friend; boy/girl friend

plum; plum tree

láiarrive; future

bà ba爸爸dad

wángking; highest rank of nobility in feudal times

shēng rì生日birthday

diàn shì电视television; television images

liú xué shēng留学生overseas student

deused to indicate a modifying and modified relationship

kànsee; consider

lèifatigued; tire

wǎng bā网吧Internet/cyber cafe

lǎo shī老师teacher

rèn shi认识know; understanding

qǐngrequest; invite

shuísame as 谁

xiè xie谢谢thank you

guì xìng贵姓respectful way of referring to someone's surname

chāo shì超市supermarket

shēn tǐ身体body; health

zhèthis; this

jìnmove ahead; get into

that; that thing

dōuall; even

língnought; zero

gāo xìng高兴happy; be happy/willing/glad to

měi guó美国the United States of America

hǎogood; friendly


běi jīng dà xué北京大学Peking University

yī xià r一下儿in a short while