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Here are all the words you need to know in Developing Chinese 1.

one; another

yī gòng一共altogether

yī qǐ一起in the same place; together

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 kè上课attend a class; conduct a class

not; used to reply in the negative

liǎngtwo; both sides

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

jiǔnine; many


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

he or him; other

tā men他们they/them

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

yī shēng医生doctor

shíten; topmost

qiānthousand; a great amount/number of

kǒumouth; one's taste

jiàocry; call

táiterrace; table

tóng xué同学be a schoolmate of somebody; schoolmate

míng zi名字given name; title

maparticle used at the end of an interrogative sentence; used within a sentence to mark a pause before introducing the theme of what one is going to say


harmonious; gentle

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

what; whichever

four; note in the Chinese gongchepu scale

guócountry; of the nation

kuàichunk; piece

duō shǎo多少amount; a little

dà xué shēng大学生college or university student

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

mā ma妈妈mom; mother

xìngone's surname is; surname

xué xí学习study; emulate

xué shēng学生pupil; disciple

kè qi客气polite; be modest

gōng zuò工作work; job


lǜ shī律师lawyer


xiǎngthink; want to

self; one

wǒ men我们we; I

jīnax; jin, a unit of weight

zǎo shang早上morning

shìthis; yes

yǒuexist; have

plum; plum tree

hàn yǔ汉语Chinese

bà ba爸爸dad

bānclass; shift

diàn zǐ电子electron

diàn nǎo电脑computer

liú xué shēng留学生overseas student

bǎihundred; all


lǎo shī老师teacher

zhí yuán职员functionary

yíng yè yuán营业员shop assistant

yàomain points; important

rèn shi认识know; understanding

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shuōspeak; explain

qǐngrequest; invite

qǐng wèn请问excuse me, may I ask...

shuísame as 谁

xiè xie谢谢thank you

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

zhèthis; this

part; unit

dōuall; even

wènask; ask after

língnought; zero

xū yào需要need; need

miàn bāo面包bread

xiāng jiāo香蕉banana; banana tree

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

zhōng guó中国China

fǎ yǔ法语French

yīng yǔ英语English

yì dà lì意大利Italy

rì běn日本Japan

fǎ guó法国France

tài guó泰国Thailand

měi guó美国the United States of America

hán guó韩国South Korea


hǎogood; friendly


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