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yǐ qián
before
shì-jiè
world
zì-jǐ
oneself
real; really
question marker
ránhòu
then; after that
to turn around; to revolve
fā-xiàn
to discover
all; entire; complete
bié-rén
someone else
only; measure word for small animals
shuō-huà
speak
yǎn
eye; small hole; key point
zhè yàng
this way, like this
jiāo-liú
communicate, exchange
rú-guǒ
if
two (of something)
miǎo
second
difficult
xiàn-zài
now
to call
yí-ge
one of (something)
jīn-tiān
today
yí-xià
a bit
nàxiē
those
fēi-cháng
very; unusual
to let (someone do something); to make (someone do something)
nǐ-de
yours; your
road; (bus) route
What about ...?
hǎi
sea
dǎo
move backward, turn upside down; pour, dump; on the contrary
angle; corner
to hold; handle
left
right (direction)
……de-shí-hou
when ... (in statements)
sāngè
three of (something)
to take, to get
head
nǐ-men
you (plural)
to show; to reveal
shén-me?
what?
fāshēng
to happen
dì...
prefix indicating ordinal number
dì-yī
first
wǒmen
we
yǐjīng...le
have … already
long (duration of time)
wǒ juédé
I think (that)...
wán-chéng
finish
zhèxiē
these
yǒu-kòng
free; available
wóxiǎng
I want to...
yīng-gāi
should
dà-xué
university
fāng fǎ
method
to help; to assist
suó-yǒu
all
can; be able to; will
rèn-hé
any; whatever
yī-zhǒng
a type of
fāng-shì
method; style
xīn-lǐ
psychology, mentality
gèngjiā
more
hái-shì
still, nevertheless
yóudiǎn...
to be a little bit…
hái-yǒu
still; in addition
ké-yǐ
can; could
zhè-ge
this one
also
dì-èr
second (ordinal number)
kāi-shǐ
start
zhī-qián
before
yì-xiē
some
kàn dào
see
elder brother
bǐ-rú
for example
búyào!
don't!
guan
officer; organ
xiào
to laugh; laughter
electric
guò lái
come over
qīnshēn
personal, hands-on
fáng-jiān
room
gǎn jué
feelings
body; form
towards; to face
to listen
huò
or
slow
qí-tā
other; the rest
dì-fāng
place
again
你好
hello!
wǒ shì
I am; I was
zuì-jìn
recent
zhèng-zài
right in the middle of (doing something)
to taste; to criticize
bean
dàn-shì
but
mù-dì
purpose, goal
chū
beginning; elementary; original
méiyǒu
don't have; there isn't; there aren't
qí-shí
actually; in fact
man; male
yì-sī
meaning; interest, fun
hěn-dūo
a lot of
nǚhái
girl
bèi
passive marker
kě-néng
possibility; possible
tā-men
they; them
qián
money
zhème
like this; so
to give
all; both
yán
speech
year
lǐ-miàn
inside
bù-fèn
part
to go out; to occur
very; too (many/much)
measure word (for clothes)
shì-qíng
matter
gēn-běn
fundamental; at all; radically
bàn-fǎ
method
shēng-huó
life
to rise; to start
to do; to regard as
this; these

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