New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR)

New Practical Chinese Reader (NPCR)
NPCR Book 1 Lesson 01 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
ni3You
hao3hǎogood, well, fine, O.K.
陸雨平陆雨平lu4 yu3ping2lù yǔpíng(name of a Chinese reporter)
力波力波li4 bo1lì bō(name of a Canadian student)
mama(interrogative particle for question expecting yes-no answer)
wo3I, me
hen3hěnvery
nene(a modal particle used for elliptical questions)
ye3too, also
林娜林娜lin2 na4lín nà(name of a British student)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 02 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
mang2mángbusy
mama(a particle used for questions expecting a yes-no answer)
爸爸爸爸ba4babàbadad
媽媽妈妈ma1mamāmamom
他們他们ta1mentāmenthey, them
ta1he, him
menmen(used after pronouns 我, 你, 他 or certain nouns to denote plural)
dou1dōuboth, all
bu4not, no
nan2nánmale
朋友朋友peng2youpéngyoufriend
nene(a modal particle used for elliptical questions)
哥哥哥哥ge1gegēgeelder brother
yao4yàoto want
咖啡咖啡ka1fei1kāfēicoffee
弟弟弟弟di4didìdiyounger brother
我們我们wo3menwǒmenwe, us
he1to drink
ding1dīng(a surname)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 03 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
ta1she, her
shi4shìto be
na3which
guo2guócountry, nation
ren2rénpeople, person
na4that
shei2shéiwho, whom
老師老师lao3shi1lǎoshīteacher
dou1dōuboth, all
中國中国zhong1guo2zhōngguóChina
nin2nínyou (polite form)
zhe4zhèthis
ta1he, him
外語外语wai4yu3wàiyǔforeign language
ni3you
醫生医生yi1sheng1yīshēngdoctor, physician
奶奶奶奶nai3nainǎinaigrandmother on the father's side
外婆外婆wai4po2wàipógrandmother on the mother's side
chen2chén(a surname)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 04 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
認識认识ren4shirènshito know (somebody)
高興高兴gao1xing4gāoxìnghappy, pleased
可以可以ke3yi3kěyǐmay
進來进来jin4laijìnlaito come in
jin4jìnto enter
lai2láito come
qing3qǐngplease
nin2nínyou (polite form)
朋友朋友peng2youpéngyoufriend
記者记者ji4zhe3jìzhěreporter
請問请问qing3wen4qǐngwènMay I ask...?
wen4wènto ask
貴姓贵姓gui4xing4guìxìngWhat's your honorable surname?
xing4xìngone's surname is..., surname
jiao4jiàoto be called
先生先生xian1shengxiānshengMr.
yang2yáng(a surname)
語言语言yu3yan2yǔyánlanguage
學院学院xue2yuan4xuéyuàninstitute, college
dede(a possessive or modifying particle)
學生学生xue2shengxuéshengstudent
什麼什么shen2meshénmewhat
學習学习xue2xi2xuéxíto learn, to study
漢語汉语han4yu3hànyǔChinese (language)
英國英国ying1guo2yīngguóGreat Britain, England
馬大為马大为ma3 da4wei2mǎ dàwéi(name of an American student)
加拿大加拿大jia1na2da4jiānádàCanada
美國美国mei3guo2měiguóthe United States, America

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 05 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
餐廳餐厅can1ting1cāntīngdining room
zai4zàito be (here, there), to be (in, on at)
哪兒哪儿na3rnǎrwhere
請問请问qing3wen4qǐngwènMay I ask...?
wen4wènto ask
zhe4zhèthis
宿舍宿舍su4she4sùshèdormitory
nü3female
學生学生xue2shengxuéshengstudent
jin4jìnto enter
zuo4zuòto sit
謝謝谢谢xie4xiexièxieto thank
對不起对不起dui4buqi3duìbuqǐI'm sorry
wo3I, me
知道知道zhi1dao4zhīdàoto know
沒關係没关系mei2 guan1ximéi guānxinever mind, it doesn't matter
hao3hǎogood, well, fine, O.K.
再見再见zai4jian4zàijiàngood-bye
zai4zàiagain
王小雲王小云wang2 xiao3yun2wáng xiǎoyún(name of a Chinese student)
小姐小姐xiao3jiexiǎojieMiss, young lady
er4èrtwo
ceng2céngstory, floor
ling2língzero
si4four
hao4hàonumber
不用不用bu2yong4búyòngneed not
這兒这儿zher4zhèrhere
wan3wǎnlate
lele(modal partical; aspect particle)
宋華宋华song4 hua2sòng huá(name of a Chinese student)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 06 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
qu4to go
游泳游泳you2yong3yóuyǒngto swim
昨天昨天zuo2tian1zuótiānyesterday
京劇京剧jing1ju4jīngjùBeijing opera
怎麼樣怎么样zen3meyang4zěnmeyàngHow is it?
有意思有意思you3 yi4siyǒu yìsiinteresting
今天今天jin1tian1jīntiāntoday
tian1tiānday
天氣天气tian1qi4tiānqìweather
tai4tàitoo, extremely
什麼什么shen2meshénmewhat
時候时候shi2houshíhoutime, moment
現在现在xian4zai4xiànzàinow
明天明天ming2tian1míngtiāntomorrow
you3yǒuto have
時間时间shi2jian1shíjiāntime
shuo1shuōto say, to speak
bian4biànnumber of times (of action)
打球打球da3qiu2dǎqíuto play ball
da3to play
qiu2qíuball
抱歉抱歉bao4qian4bàoqiànto feel sorry, sorry
mang2mángbusy
恐怕恐怕kong3pa4kǒngpàto be afraid that, perhaps
xing2xíngto be O.K.
謝謝谢谢xie4xie4xièxièto thank
你們你们ni3mennǐmenyou (plural)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 07 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
開學开学kai1xue2kāixuéto start school
kai1kāito open, to start
hen3hěnvery
高興高兴gao1xing4gāoxìnghappy, pleased
gao1gāohigh, tall
kan4kànto watch, to look at
wen4wènto ask
一下一下yi2xia4yíxià(used after a verb to indicate a short, quick, random, informal action)
學院学院xue2yuan4xuéyuàninstitute
名片名片ming2pian4míngpiàncalling card
a4àah, oh
教授教授jiao4shou4jiàoshòuprofessor
jiao1jiāoto teach
丁力波丁力波ding1 li4bo1dīng lìbō(name of a Canadian student)
zhang1zhāng(a surname)
shei2shéiwho
lai2láito come
介紹介绍jie4shao4jièshàoto introduce
名字名字ming2zimíngziname
中文中文zhong1wen2zhōngwénChinese
爸爸爸爸ba4ba4bàbàdad
學習学习xue2xi2xuéxíto learn, to study
xue2xuéto learn, to study
專業专业zhuan1ye4zhuānyèmajor, specialty
美術美术mei3shu4měishùfine arts
mei3měibeautiful
文學文学wen2xue2wénxuéliterature
xi4faculty, department
馬大為马大为ma3 da4wei2mǎ dàwéi(name of an American student)
加拿大加拿大jia1na2da4jiānádàCanada
美國美国mei3guo2měiguóthe United States
文化文化wen2hua4wénhuàculture
歷史历史li4shi3lìshǐhistory
哲學哲学zhe2xue2zhéxuéphilosophy
音樂音乐yin1yue4yīnyuèmusic
經濟经济jing1ji4jīngjìeconomy
數學数学shu4xue2shùxuémathematics
物理物理wu4li3wùlǐphysics
化學化学hua4xue2huàxuéchemistry
教育教育jiao4yu4jiàoyùeducation
選修选修xuan3xiu1xuǎnxīutake an elective course

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 08 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
jia1jiāfamily, home
ji3how many, how much
kou3kǒunumber of people in a family
照片照片zhao4pian4zhàopiànpicture, photo
he2and
ge4general-use measure word
姐姐姐姐jie3jiejiějieolder sister
liang3liǎngtwo
弟弟弟弟di4didìdiyounger brother
hai2háiin addition
一共一共yi2gong4yígòngaltogether
妹妹妹妹mei4meimèimeiyounger sister
xiao3xiǎolittle, small
gou3gǒudog
zhang1zhāngflat objects
當然当然dang1ran2dāngránas it should be, only natural that
zhen1zhēnreal, really
可愛可爱ke3ai4kěàilovely, cute
ai4àilove
mei2méinot
nan2nánmale
zuo4zuòdo, make
工作工作gong1zuo4gōngzuòwork, work
王小雲王小云wang2 xiao3yun2wáng xiǎoyúnname of a Chinese student
貝貝贝贝bei4beibèibeiname of a dog
da4big, large
多少多少duo1shaoduōshaohow many, how much
duo1duōmany, much
shao3shǎofew, less
喜歡喜欢xi3huanxǐhuanlike, prefer
外語外语wai4yu3wàiyǔforeign language
wai4wàioutside
yu3language
外國外国wai4guo2wàiguóforeign country
bai3bǎihundred
che1chēcar, vehicle
詞典词典ci2dian3cídiǎndictionary
電腦电脑dian4nao3diànnǎocomputer
孩子孩子hai2ziháizichild
爺爺爷爷ye2yeyéyepaternal grandfather
外公外公wai4gong1wàigōngmaternal grandfather
系主任系主任xi4zhu3ren4xìzhǔrèndepartment chairman
助教助教zhu4jiao4zhùjiàoteaching assistant
律師律师lü4shi1lǜshīlawyer
工程師工程师gong1cheng2shi1gōngchéngshīengineer

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 09 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
今年今年jin1nian2jīnniánthis year
nian2niányear
sui4suìyears old (of a person)
怎麼樣怎么样zen3meyang4zěnmeyànghow is ..., what is ... like
今天今天jin1tian1jīntiāntoday
ke4class, lesson
星期星期xing1qi1xīngqīweek
上午上午shang4wu3shàngwǔmorning
shang4shàngabove, last
下午下午xia4wu3xiàwǔafternoon
xia4xiàbelow, next
星期日星期日xing1qi1ri4xīngqīrìSunday
hao4hàoday of the month
生日生日sheng1ri4shēngrìbirthday
sheng1shēngbe born
多大多大duo1da4duōdàhow old
duo1duōhow
da4old (in reference to a person)
出生出生chu1sheng1chūshēngbe born
chu1chūgo out, come out
shu3shǔbe born in the year of ... (dog, rooster, etc.)
聚會聚会ju4hui4jùhuìget-together, party
hui4huìmeeting
祝賀祝贺zhu4he4zhùhècongratulate
zhu4zhùwish
參加参加can1jia1cānjiāparticipate, attend
lelemodal or aspect particle
chi1chīeat
蛋糕蛋糕dan4gao1dàngāocake
dan4dànegg
gao1gāocake
mai3mǎibuy
ping2píngbottle
紅葡萄酒红葡萄酒hong2pu2taojiu3hóngpútǎojiured wine
hong2hóngred
葡萄葡萄pu2taopútaogrape
jiu3jǐuwine, liquor
宋華宋华song4 hua2sòng huáname of a Chinese student
北京北京bei3jing1běijīngBeijing
快樂快乐kuai4le4kuàilèhappy
漂亮漂亮piao4liangpiàoliangpretty, beautiful, nice
烤鴨烤鸭kao3ya1kǎoyāroast duck
ya1duck
he1drink
zai4zàiagain
壽麵寿面shou4mian4shòumiànbirthday noodles, longevity noodles
mian4miànnoodles
晚上晚上wan3shangwǎnshangevening
中餐中餐zhong1can1zhōngcānChinese food
西餐西餐xi1can1xīcānWestern food
cha2chátea
可樂可乐ke3le4kělèCoke
雪碧雪碧xue3bi4xuěbìSprite
啤酒啤酒pi2jiu3píjǐubeer
漢堡汉堡han4bao3hànbǎohamburger
熱狗热狗re4gou3règǒuhotdog
麵包面包mian4bao1miànbāobread
牛奶牛奶niu2nai3níunǎimilk
米飯米饭mi3fan4mǐfàncooked rice

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 10 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
zai4zàiat, in, on
光盤光盘guang1pan2guāngpánCD
音樂音乐yin1yue4yīnyuèmusic
商場商场shang1chang3shāngchǎngmarket, bazaar, shopping mall
shang1shāngtrade
常常常常chang2chang2chángchángoften
chang2chángoften
gen1gēnwith, follow
有名有名you3ming2yǒumíngfamous
shu1shūbook
bao4bàonewspaper
本子本子ben3ziběnzinotebook
那兒那儿na4rnàrthere
梁祝梁祝liang2 zhu4liáng zhùname of a Chinese violin concerto
先生先生xian1shengxiānshengMr., sir
yao4yàowant
師傅师傅shi1fushīfumaster worker
香蕉蘋果香蕉苹果xiang1jiao1ping2guo3xiāngjiāopíngguǒa kind of apple that tastes like a banana
香蕉香蕉xiang1jiao1xiāngjiāobanana
蘋果苹果ping2guo3píngguǒapple
對不起对不起dui4buqi3duìbuqǐI'm sorry
怎麼怎么zen3mezěnmehow
容易容易rong2yi4róngyìeasy
葡萄葡萄pu2taopútaogrape
qian2qiánmoney
jin1jīnhalf kilogram
塊(錢)块(钱)kuai4(qian2)kuài(qián)dollar, basic Chinese monetary unit, worth 10 毛(máo)
毛(錢)毛(钱)mao2(qian2)máo(qián)dime, Chinese monetary unit, worth one tenth of one 块(kuài)
gui4guìexpensive, precious
zuo4zuòdo, make
分(錢)分(钱)fen1fēncent, Chinese monetary unit, worth one hundredth of one 块(kuài)
song4sònggive as a gift
gei3gěigive
找(錢)找(钱)zhao3(qian2)zhǎo(qián)give change
yuan2yuándollar, written form of 块(kuài)
bi3pen
zhi1zhīstick-like objects like pens
fen4fènpublications like newspapers
ben3běnbooks and notebooks
bei1bēicups of things
售貨員售货员shou4huo4yuan2shòuhuòyuánsalesclerk
作家作家zuo4jia1zuòjiāwriter
便宜便宜pian2yipiányicheap
書店书店shu1dian4shūdiànbookstore
體育館体育馆ti3yu4guan3tǐyùguǎngym
mai4màisell

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 11 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
hui4huìknow how to, can
(一)點兒(一)点儿(yi4)dian3r(yì)diǎnra little bit
司機司机si1ji1sījīdriver
點(鐘)点(钟)dian3(zhong1)diǎn(zhōng)o'clock
cha4chàlack, be short of
ke4quarter (of an hour)
hui2huíreturn
上課上课shang4ke4shàngkègo to class (students and teachers)
shang4shàngascend, go to
neng2néngcan, be able to
dao4dàoarrive
哪裡哪里na3linǎlino (expresses modest denial)
jiao1jiāoteach
英語英语ying1yu3yīngyǔEnglish (language)
孫女兒孙女儿sun1nürsūnnürgranddaughter (son's daughter)
女兒女儿nü3er2nǚérdaughter
歲數岁数sui4shusuìshuyears (of age)
hai2háistill
fen1fēnminute
拜拜拜拜bai2bai2báibáibye-bye (transliteration)
為什麼为什么wei4shen2mewèishénmewhy
wei4wèifor
昨天昨天zuo2tian1zuótiānyesterday
東西东西dong1xidōngxithings, objects
玩兒玩儿wan2rwánrhave fun, play
晚上晚上wan3shangwǎnshangevening, night
wan3wǎnlate
ban4bànhalf
xie3xiěwrite
漢字汉字han4zi4hànzìChinese character
zi4character
睡覺睡觉shui4jiao4shuìjiàosleep
shui4shuìsleep
起床起床qi3chuang2qǐchuángget up
qi3get up, rise
chuang2chuángbed
應該应该ying1gai1yīnggāishould, ought to
gai1gāishould, ought to
問題问题wen4ti2wèntíquestion
可以可以ke3yi3kěyǐmay
chen2chéna surname
下課下课xia4ke4xiàkèget out of class, finish class
吃飯吃饭chi1fan4chīfàneat
開車开车kai1che1kāichēdrive a car
唱歌唱歌chang4ge1chànggēsing (a song)
跳舞跳舞tiao4wu3tiàowǔdance
回答回答hui2da2huídáanswer
禮物礼物li3wu4lǐwùgift, present
打球打球da3qiu2dǎqíuplay ball
打的打的da3di1dǎdītake a taxi
吸煙吸烟xi1yan1xīyānsmoke (cigarettes, etc.)
biao3biǎowrist watch
nan2nándifficult

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 12 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
全身全身quan2shen1quánshēnall over the body
quan2quánwhole
shen1shēnbody
舒服舒服shu1fushūfucomfortable
mei3měievery, each
鍛煉锻炼duan4lian4duànliàndo physical exercise
tou2tóuhead
teng2téngpainful
嗓子嗓子sang3zisǎngzithroat
xiang3xiǎngthink, want to...
醫院医院yi1yuan4yīyuànhospital
看病看病kan4bing4kànbìngsee a doctor
bing4bìngillness, get sick
身體身体shen1ti3shēntǐbody, health
yao4yàomust, want to do something
babamodal particle
還是还是hai2shiháishior
一起一起yi4qi3yìqǐtogether
leng3lěngcold
穿穿chuan1chuānwear
衣服衣服yi1fuyīfuclothes
休息休息xiu1xixīuxitake a rest
gei3gěito, for
掛號挂号gua4hao4guàhàoregister (at a hospital, etc.)
hao4hàonumber
有點兒有点儿you3dian3ryǒudiǎnrsomewhat, rather, a bit
發炎发炎fa1yan2fāyánbecome inflamed
發燒发烧fa1shao1fāshāohave a fever
shao1shāoburn
感冒感冒gan3mao4gǎnmàohave a cold, common cold
住院住院zhu4yuan4zhùyuànbe in hospital, be hospitalized
shui3shuǐwater
yao4yàomedicine
願意愿意yuan4yi4yuànyìbe willing to ...
中藥中药zhong1yao4zhōngyàotraditional Chinese medicine
西藥西药xi1yao4xīyàoWestern medicine
西西xi1west
ya2tooth
肚子肚子du4zidùziabdomen, stomach
開刀开刀kai1dao1kāidāohave an operation
化驗化验hua4yan4huàyànhave a medical test
xie3xiěblood
大便大便da4bian4dàbiànstool
小便小便xiao3bian4xiǎobiànurine
打針打针da3zhen1dǎzhēnhave an injection
re4hot
涼快凉快liang2kuailiángkuaicool
生活生活sheng1huo2shēnghuólife
英文英文ying1wen2yīngwénEnglish (language)

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 13 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
姑娘姑娘gu1nianggūnianggirl
聽說听说ting1shuo1tīngshuōbe told
ting1tīnglisten
de2have, get
告訴告诉gao4sugàosutell
jian4jiànpiece
事兒事儿shi4rshìrmatter, affair, thing
散步散步san4bu4sànbùtake a walk, walk
bu4step
電影电影dian4ying3diànyǐngmovie
dian4diànelectricity
ying3yǐngshadow
咖啡咖啡ka1fei1kāfēicoffee
可是可是ke3shi4kěshìbut
宿舍宿舍su4she4sùshèdormitory
zhao3zhǎolook for
房子房子fang2zifángzihouse
zu1rent
jian1jiānmeasure word for rooms, houses
廚房厨房chu2fang2chúfángkitchen
廁所厕所ce4suo3cèsuǒtoilet
房租房租fang2zu1fángzūrent (for a house or apartment)
公司公司gong1si1gōngsīcompany
ban4bàndo
打電話打电话da3 dian4hua4dǎ diànhuàmake a phone call
電話电话dian4hua4diànhuàtelephone, phone call
rang4rànglet, allow, make
幫助帮助bang1zhu4bāngzhùhelp
wei4wèihello, hey
wei4wèi(formal) measure word for people
經理经理jing1li3jīnglǐmanager
可能可能ke3neng2kěnéngmaybe
吃飯吃饭chi1fan4chīfàneat (a meal)
fan4fànmeal
deng3děngwait
家美家美jia1mei3jiāměiname of a house rental agency
客廳客厅ke4ting1kètīngliving room
臥室卧室wo4shi4wòshìbedroom
書房书房shu1fang2shūfángstudy
tao4tàosuite
方便方便fang1bian4fāngbiànconvenient
qiao3qiǎocoincidental
合適合适he2shi4héshìsuitable
熱心热心re4xin1rèxīnenthusiastic
包括包括bao1kuo4bāokuòinclude
水電費水电费shui3dian4fei4shuǐdiànfèiutility bill or fee
xin1xīnnew
回信回信hui2xin4huíxìnreply, reply

NPCR Book 1 Lesson 14 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
中午中午zhong1wu3zhōngwǔnoon
剛才刚才gang1cai2gāngcáijust now
郵局邮局you2ju2yóujúpost office
you2yóupost, mail
ju2office, bureau
ji4post, mail
打掃打扫da3sao3dǎsǎoclean
sao3sǎosweep
zang1zāngdirty
不好意思不好意思bu4hao3yi4sibùhǎoyìsifeel embarrassed
xi3wash
外婆外婆wai4po2wàipómaternal grandmother
中學中学zhong1xue2zhōngxuémiddle school
打工打工da3gong1dǎgōnghave a part-time job
南方南方nan2fang1nánfāngsouth
旅行旅行lü3xing2lǚxíngtravel
xiang3xiǎngmiss, remember with longing
留學生留学生liu2xue2sheng1líuxuéshēngstudent studying abroad, international student
zhu4zhùlive, stay
lou2lóubuilding
dui4duìright, correct
nian4niànread
生詞生词sheng1ci2shēngcínew word
sheng1shēngnew
ci2word
複習复习fu4xi2fùxíreview
課文课文ke4wen2kèwéntext
練習练习lian4xi2liànxípractice, exercise
lian4liànpractice
口語口语kou3yu3kǒuyǔspoken language
語法语法yu3fa3yǔfǎgrammar
guo4guòspend (time), celebrate (a birthday or holiday)
jie2jiéfestival
禮物礼物li3wu4lǐwùpresent, gift
聖誕圣诞sheng4dan4shèngdànChristmas
歐洲欧洲ou1zhou1ōuzhōuEurope
上海上海shang4hai3shànghǎiShanghai
整理整理zheng3li3zhěnglǐput in order, arrange, sort out
電視电视dian4shi4diànshìtelevision
luan4luànin disorder, in a mess
日記日记ri4ji4rìjìdiary
qing2qíngsunny
包裹包裹bao1guo3bāoguǒparcel
驚喜惊喜jing1xi3jīngxǐpleasant surprise
聖誕老人圣诞老人sheng4dan4 lao3ren2shèngdàn lǎorénSanta Clause
元旦元旦yuan2dan4yuándànNew Year's Day
春節春节chun1 jie2chūn jiéSpring Festival
感恩節感恩节gan3en1 jie2gǎnēn jiéThanksgiving
復活節复活节fu4huo2 jie2fùhuó jiéEaster

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 15 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
dede(structural particle)
zao3zǎoearly
銀行银行yin2hang2yínhángbank
shao3shǎofew, little
排隊排队pai2dui4páiduìform a line, queue up
pai2páiarrange, put in order
dui4duìrow of people, line
huan4huànexchange, change
英鎊英镑ying1bang4yīngbàngpound sterling
人民幣人民币ren2min2bi4rénmínbìRenminbi (RMB)
人民人民ren2min2rénmínpeople
dei3děineed, must, have to
yong4yònguse
gang1gāngjust, only a short while ago
cong2cóngfrom
非常非常fei1chang2fēichángvery, extremely, highly
ci4(measure word for actions)
參觀参观can1guan1cānguānvisit (a place)
兵馬俑兵马俑bing1ma3yong3bīngmǎyǒng(ceremonial clay statues of warriors and horses which are burried with the dead)
bing1bīngsoldier, fighter
明信片明信片ming2xin4pian4míngxìnpiànpostcard
xin4xìnletter
gai1gāito be somone's turn to do something
工作人員工作人员gong1zuo4 ren2yuan2gōngzuò rényuánworking personnel, staff member
人員人员ren2yuan2rényuánpersonnel, staff
qian1qiānthousand
shu3shǔcount
王府井王府井wang2fu3jing3wángfǔjǐng(name of a famous commercial district in Beijing)
西安西安xi1an1xīān(name of the capital of Shaanxi Province)
好久不見好久不见hao3jiu3 bu2jian4hǎojǐu bújiàn"long time no see", haven't seen someone for a long time
好久好久hao3jiu3hǎojǐulong time
jian4jiànsee
發展发展fa1zhan3fāzhǎndevelop
kuai4kuàifast, quick, rapid
hua4huàdialect, language
普通話普通话pu3tong1hua4pǔtōnghuàcommon speech, Mandarin Chinese
年輕年轻nian2qing1niánqīngyoung
qing1qīnglight, small
流利流利liu2li4líulìfluent
dong3dǒngunderstand
jiu4jìuexactly, precisely
美元美元mei3yuan2měiyuánU.S. dollar
歐元欧元ou1yuan2ōuyuánEuro
加元加元jia1yuan2jiāyuánCanadian dollar
yuan2yuán(measure word for Chinese currency kuai)
亞洲學習亚洲学系ya4zhou1xue2 xi4yàzhōuxué xìDepartment of Asian Studies
匯率汇率hui4lü4huìlǜexchange rate
現金现金xian4jin1xiànjīncash
信用卡信用卡xin4yong4ka3xìnyòngkǎcredit card
城市城市cheng2shi4chéngshìcity
地方地方di4fangdìfangplace
兒子儿子er2ziérzison
cai4càifood, dish

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 16 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
ba3(denoting the disposal of something)
wang4wàngforget
圖書館图书馆tu2shu1guan3túshūguǎnlibrary
圖書图书tu2shu1túshūbooks
guan3guǎnshop, place for cultural activities
辦公室办公室ban4gong1shi4bàngōngshìoffice
辦公办公ban4gong1bàngōnghandle official business, work (in an office)
shi4shìroom
shang4shànggo up, get on, last, previous
xian1xiānfirst, before
借書證借书证jie4shu1zheng4jièshūzhènglibrary card
jie4jièborrow, lend
zheng4zhèngcertificate, card
一會兒一会儿yi2hui4(r)yíhuì(r)a little while
xia4xiàgo down, get off, next
dai4dàibring
tian2tiánfill in, write
biao3biǎoform, table, list
na2take, hold, get
man4mànslow, slowly
不行不行bu4xing2bùxíngnot be allowed, won't do
生活生活sheng1huo2shēnghuólive, life
自己自己zi4ji3zìjǐoneself
姓名姓名xing4ming2xìngmíngfull name
性別性别xing4bie2xìngbiésex, gender
職業职业zhi2ye4zhíyèoccupation, profession
jiao1jiāohand in, hand over, pay
chang2chánglong
考試考试kao3shi4kǎoshìgive or take an exam, exam
kao3kǎogive or take an exam, to test
不錯不错bu2cuo4búcuònot bad
翻譯翻译fan1yi4fānyìtranslate, interpret
xin1xīnnew
課本课本ke4ben3kèběntextbook
chu1chūgo or come out
huan2huángive back, return
過期过期guo4qi1guòqībe overdue
guo4guòpass
qi1period of time
罰款罚款fa2kuan3fákuǎnimpose a fine or forfeit, fine
fa2punish, penalize
kuan3kuǎnsum of money
電腦电脑dian4nao3diànnǎocomputer
dian4diànelectricity
nao3nǎobrain
cha2chácheck, look up
新實用漢語課本新实用汉语课本xin1 shi2yong4 han4yu3 ke4ben3xīn shíyòng hànyǔ kèběnNew Practical Chinese Reader
實用实用shi2yong4shíyòngpractical
閱覽室阅览室yue4lan3shi4yuèlǎnshìreading room
雜志杂志za2zhi4zázhìmagazine
問答问答wen4da2wèndáquestions and answers
預定预定yu4ding4yùdìngto reserve, to book
房間房间fang2jian1fángjiānroom
國籍国籍guo2ji2guójínationality
鑰匙钥匙yao4shiyàoshikey
目錄目录mu4lu4mùlùcatalogue, list
續借续借xu4jie4xùjièrenew
年齡年龄nian2ling2niánlíngage
廣東广东guang3dong1guǎngdōngGuangdong Province
茶樓茶楼cha2lou2chálóutearooms, tea house
老人老人lao3ren2lǎorénthe elderly, the aged, old man or woman
開始开始kai1shi3kāishǐstart, begin
孩子孩子hai2ziháizichild
熱鬧热闹re4naorènaolively, bustling with noise and excitement

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 17 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
旗袍旗袍qi2pao2qípáocheongsam, long formal dress with a slit skirt
bi3than (indicating comparison)
mai4màisell
中式中式zhong1shi4zhōngshìChinese style
shi4shìtype, style
已經已经yi3jing1yǐjīngalready
商店商店shang1dian4shāngdiànshop, store
shang1shāngcommerce, business
dian4diànshop, store
極了极了ji2(le)jí(le)extremely
一定一定yi2ding4yídìngmust, surely
cha4chànot up to standard, poor, bad
開始开始kai1shi3kāishǐstart, begin
太極拳太极拳tai4ji2quan2tàijíquánTaiji Boxing
tao4tàoset, suit, suite
shuai4shuàihandsome, smart
顏色颜色yan2se4yánsècolor
hei1hēiblack
hong2hóngred
bai2báiwhite
便宜便宜pian2yipiányicheap
沒關係没关系mei2 guan1ximéi guānxinever mind, it doesn't matter
公園公园gong1yuan2gōngyuánpark
zou3zǒuwalk, go
小時小时xiao3shi2xiǎoshíhour
過去过去guo4qu4guòqùto pass
襯衫衬衫chen4shan1chènshānshirt
绿lü4green
樣子样子yang4ziyàngzishape, sample, model, pattern
售貨員售货员shou4huo4yuan2shòuhuòyuánshop assistant, salesclerk
shou4shòusell
huo4huògoods
shi4shìtry on, have a try
覺得觉得jue2dejuédefeel, think
合適合适he2shi4héshìsuitable, appropriate, right
duan3duǎnshort
gao1gāohigh, tall
公分公分gong1fen1gōngfēncentimeter
麻煩麻烦ma2fanmáfanbother someone, trouble someone
絲綢丝绸si1chou2sīchóusilk
西服西服xi1fu2xīfúwestern-style clothes, suit
shuang1shuāngpair
鞋子鞋子xie2(zi)xié(zi)shoes
頭髮头发tou2fatóufahair
打折打折da3zhe2dǎzhésell at a discount, give a disount
tiao2tiáo(measures long, narrow objects like trousers, skirts, snakes)
褲子裤子ku4zikùzitrousers, pants
相聲相声xiang4sheng1xiàngshēngcomic dialogue, repartee
了不起了不起liao3buqi3liǎobuqǐamazing, terrific, extraordinary
bao2báothin
ye4page
料子料子liao4ziliàozimaterial for making clothing
bu4cloth, fabric
總是总是zong3shi4zǒngshìalways
biao3biǎowatch

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 18 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
ji4remember, bear in mind
cuo4cuòwrong, erroneous
包裹包裹bao1guo3bāoguǒparcel, package
xie1xiēsome
英文英文ying1wen2yīngwénEnglish (language)
詞典词典ci2dian3cídiǎndictionary
jiu4jìuold, past, used
bao1bāowrap
wang3wǎngto, toward
航空航空hang2kong1hángkōngaviation
kong1kōngsky, air
海運海运hai3yun4hǎiyùnsea transporation, ocean shipping, ocean freight
hai3hǎisea, big lake
郵費邮费you2fei4yóufèipostage
fei4fèifee, expenses, charge
qu3take, get, fetch
通知單通知单tong1zhi1dan1tōngzhīdānadvice note, letter of notice
通知通知tong1zhi1tōngzhīnotify, inform, notification
dan1dānsheet, paper
海關海关hai3guan1hǎiguāncustomhouse, customs
bie2biédon't
護照护照hu4zhao4hùzhàopassport
客氣客气ke4qikèqipolite, curteous
建國門建国门jian4guo2 men2jiànguó ménJianguo Men (place in Beijing)
men2méndoor, gate, entrance
lu4route
公共汽車公共汽车gong1gong4 qi4che1gōnggòng qìchēbus
公共公共gong1gong4gōnggòngpublic, common, communal
汽車汽车qi4che1qìchēautomobile, motor vehicle, car
che1chēvehicle
經過经过jing1guo4jīngguòto pass, to go through
好像好像hao3xiang4hǎoxiàngto seem, to be like
xiang4xiàngto seem, to look as if, to appear
咱們咱们zan2menzánmenwe, us
收票員收票员shou4piao4yuan2shòupiàoyuánticket seller, conductor
piao4piàoticket
大家大家da4jia1dàjiāall, everybody
裡邊里边li3(bian)lǐ(bian)in, inside, within
zhan4zhànstation, stop
乘客乘客cheng2ke4chéngkèpassenger
cheng2chéngto ride
ke4visitor, guest
地铁地铁di4tie3dìtiěunderground railway, subway
放心放心fang4xin1fàngxīnset one's mind at rest, be at ease, feel relieved
糟糕糟糕zao1gao1zāogāoin a wretched state, in a mess, too bad
前門前门qian2men2qiánménQianmen (place in Beijing)
公斤公斤gong1jin1gōngjīnkilogram
郵票邮票you2piao4yóupiàostamp
紀念纪念ji4nian4jìniàncommemorate
然後然后ran2hou4ránhòuthen
準備准备zhun3bei4zhǔnbèipreparation, prepare, get ready
聰明聪明cong1mingcōngmingclever, bright
兒子儿子er2ziérzison
feng1fēng(measure word for letter)
信封信封xin4feng1xìnfēngenvelope
tie1tiēto stick, to paste
孫子孙子sun1zisūnzigrandson

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 19 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
中國畫中国画zhong1guo2hua4zhōngguóhuàtraditional Chinese Painting
畫兒画儿hua4rhuàrpainting
油畫油画you2hua4yóuhuàoil painting
you2yóuoil
一樣一样yi2yang4yíyàngthe same, alike
美術館美术馆mei3shu4guan3měishùguǎnart gallery
開門开门kai1men2kāiménopen the door, begin a day's business
hua4huàto paint
lao3lǎoold, experienced
畫家画家hua4jia1huàjiāpainter, artist
jia1jiāspecialist
不敢當不敢当bu4 gan3dang1bù gǎndāngI really don't deserve this
愛好爱好ai4hao4àihàohobby, to like
chang4chàngto sing
京劇京剧jing1ju4jīngjùBeijing opera
馬馬虎虎马马虎虎ma3ma3hu1hu1mǎmǎhūhūso-so, careless
馬虎马虎ma3humǎhucareless
fu2(measure word for paintings, cloth)
徐悲鴻徐悲鸿xu2 bei1hong2xú bēihóng(name of a well-known Chinese painter)
電梯电梯dian4ti1diàntīelevator
開玩笑开玩笑kai1 wan2xiao4kāi wánxiàocrack a joke, make fun of
mei3měibeautiful
材料材料cai2liao4cáiliàomaterial
zhi3zhǐpaper
bu4cloth
主要主要zhu3yao4zhǔyàomain
mo4Chinese ink
油彩油彩you2cai3yóucǎigreasepaint
別的别的bie2debiédeother
空白空白kong4bai2kòngbáiblank space
zhi3zhǐonly
pi3(measure word for horses)
想像想像xiang3xiang4xiǎngxiàngimagine
pao3pǎorun
ta1it
feng1fēngwind
xia1xiāshrimp
它們它们ta1mentāmenthey (refering to things, animals)
you2yóuswim
齊白石齐白石qi2 bai2shi2qí báishí(name of a well-known Chinese painter)
qi2to ride (a horse or bike), to sit on the back of
自行車自行车zi4xing2che1zìxíngchēbicycle
yuan3yuǎnfar
跑步跑步pao3bu4pǎobùrun, jog
書法书法shu1fa3shūfǎhandwriting, calligraphy
業餘业余ye4yu2yèyúspare time, amateur
節目节目jie2mu4jiémùprogram
以前以前yi3qian2yǐqiánbefore, formerly, previously
shou4shòuthin
減肥减肥jian3fei2jiǎnféireduce, be on a diet
guan3guǎnto discipline
生氣生气sheng1qi4shēngqìget angry, take offense
鋼琴钢琴gang1qin2gāngqínpiano
孩子孩子hai2ziháizichild, children
書店书店shu1dian4shūdiànbookstore
教育教育jiao4yu4jiàoyùteach, educate
觀點观点guan1dian3guāndiǎnopinion

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 20 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
新年新年xin1nian2xīnniánnew year
火鍋火锅huo3guo1huǒguōhotpot
huo3huǒfire, heat
guo1guōpot, pan
飯館饭馆fan4guan3fànguǎnrestaurant
因為因为yin1wei4yīnwèibecause
所以所以suo3yi3suǒyǐso
ai4àilove
涮羊肉涮羊肉shuan4yang2rou4shuànyángròuthin slices of mutton boiled in water
shuan4shuàncook thin slices of meat in boiling water
yang2yángsheep
rou4ròumeat
re4hot
開車开车kai1che1kāichēdrive a car
kai1kāidrive, operate
郊區郊区jiao1qu1jiāoqūsuburb, outskirts
或者或者huo4zhe3huòzhěor
音樂會音乐会yin1yue4hui4yīnyuèhuìconcert
化妝化妆hua4zhuang1huàzhuāngput on makeup
hua4huàchange
zhuang1zhuāngmakeup
正式正式zheng4shi4zhèngshìformal
民樂民乐min2yue4mínyuèfolk music played with traditional instruments
西方西方xi1fang1xīfāngwestern, the West
西西xi1west
民族民族min2zu2mínzúnation, nationality
樂器乐器yue4qi4yuèqìmusical instrument
qi4utensil
演奏演奏yan3zou4yǎnzòugive an instrumental performance
yan3yǎnperform, play
zou4zòuplay a musical instrument
習慣习惯xi2guan4xíguànbe accustomed to, habit
樂曲乐曲yue4qu3yuèqǔmusical composition
qu3tune, melody
出租車出租车chu1zu1che1chūzūchētaxi, cab
出租出租chu1zu1chūzūhire, rent
路上路上lu4shanglùshangon the road, on the way
花兒花儿hua1(r)huā(r)flower
過去过去guo4qu4guòqùin or of the past
照相機照相机zhao4xiang4ji1zhàoxiàngjīcamera
照相照相zhao4xiang4zhàoxiàngtake a picture, to photograph
ji1machine
旁邊旁边pang2bian1pángbiānside
出發出发chu1fa1chūfāset out, start off
pian1piān(measure word for essays and articles)
文章文章wen2zhang1wénzhāngessay, article
恭喜恭喜gong1xi3gōngxǐcongratulations
火車火车huo3che1huǒchētrain
you4yòuagain
著急着急zhao2ji2zháojífeel anxious, anxious
春江花月夜春江花月夜chun1jiang1hua1 yue4ye4chūnjiānghuā yuèyè(a famous, traditional Chinese music composition)
chun1chūnspring
jiang1jiāngriver
yue4yuèmoon
ye4night
小學小学xiao3xue2xiǎoxuéprimary school, elementary school
liang4liàng(measure word for vehicles)
音樂廳音乐厅yin1yue4ting1yīnyuètīngconcert hall
幸福幸福xing4fu2xìngfúhappy
萬事如意万事如意wan4shi4 ru2yi4wànshì rúyìmay all your wishes come true
tiao2tiáo(measure word for long, narrow, flexible objects like pants, skirts and snakes)
she2shésnake
zui4zuìthe most
tian1tiānadd
jiao3jiǎofoot
wan2wánfinish
多餘多余duo1yu2duōyúsuperfluous, uncalled for, surplus
zu2foot

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 21 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
隊員队员dui4yuan2duìyuánteam member
dui4duìteam
不同不同bu4tong2bùtóngdifferent
國家国家guo2jia1guójiācountry
ying2yíngwin
chang3chǎngmatch, set, (measure word for sports, films, performances)
足球足球zu2qiu2zúqíusoccer
zu2foot
qiu2qíuball
比賽比赛bi3sai4bǐsàimatch, compete, have a match
sai4sàirace, match, compete, race
同學同学tong2xue2tóngxuéclassmate, schoolmate
記者记者ji4zhe3jìzhěreporter
大學生大学生da4xue2sheng1dàxuéshēnguniversity student, college student
學校学校xue2xiao4xuéxiàoschool
水平水平shui3ping2shuǐpínglevel
教練教练jiao4lian4jiàoliàncoach
去年去年qu4nian2qùniánlast year
以後以后yi3hou4yǐhòuafter, afterwards
提高提高ti2gao1tígāoimprove, increase
ti2lift
ti1kick
左邊左边zuo3bianzuǒbianleft side
zuo3zuǒleft
右邊右边you4bianyòubianright side
you4yòuright
東邊东边dong1biandōngbianeast side
dong1dōngeast
li2away, off, from
yuan3yuǎnfar
花園小區花园小区hua1yuan2 xiao3qu1huāyuán xiǎoqūgarden district
花園花园hua1yuan2huāyuángarden
qu1district, section, area
車站车站che1zhan4chēzhànbus stop
前邊前边qian2bianqiánbianfront, ahead
qian2qiánfront, ahead, forward
guai3guǎiturn
下邊下边xia4bianxiàbianbelow, underneath
xia4xiàdown, under
書店书店shu1dian4shūdiànbookstore
上邊上边shang4bianshàngbianabove, over, upward
shang4shàngupper, up
平方米平方米ping2fang1mi3píngfāngmǐsquare meter
平方平方ping2fang1píngfāngsquare
mi3meter
衛生間卫生间wei4sheng1jian1wèishēngjiānwashroom, bathroom
衛生卫生wei4sheng1wèishēnghygiene, health
客廳客厅ke4ting1kètīngliving room
北邊北边bei3bianběibiannorth side
bei3běinorth
臥室卧室wo4shi4wòshìbedroom
wo4lie on one's back
外邊外边wai4bianwàibianoutside
陽臺阳台yang2tai2yángtáibalcony
電影院电影院dian4ying3yuan4diànyǐngyuànmovie theater, cinema
咖啡館咖啡馆ka1fei1guan3kāfēiguǎncafé
南邊南边nan2biannánbiansouth side
足球場足球场zu2qiu2chang3zúqíuchǎngsoccer field
出差出差chu1chai1chūchāigo on a business trip
後邊后边hou4bianhòubianback side, behind
shu1shūlose
天堂天堂tian1tang2tiāntángheaven, paradise
蘇杭苏杭su1 hang2sū hángSuzhou and Hangzhou
蘇州苏州su1zhou1sūzhōuSuzhou
杭州杭州hang2zhou1hángzhōuHangzhou
城市城市cheng2shi4chéngshìcity
山水山水shan1shui3shānshuǐlandscape
shan1shānhill, mountain
園林园林yuan2lin2yuánlíngarden, park
修建修建xiu1jian4xīujiànbuild, construct
詩人诗人shi1ren2shīrénpoet
設計设计she4ji4shèjìdesign
建築師建筑师jian4zhu4shi1jiànzhùshīarchitect

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 22 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
guoguo(indicating a past experience)
越劇越剧yue4ju4yuèjùShaoxing opera
ju4opera, dramatic work, play
雖然虽然sui1ran2suīránalthough, though
但是但是dan4shi4dànshìbut, whereas, yet
劇團剧团ju4tuan2jùtuánopera troupe, theatrical group
地方戲地方戏di4fang1xi4dìfāngxìregional opera
xi4drama, play, show
上演上演shang4yan3shàngyǎnstage a show, perform
yan3yǎnact, perform, play
古典古典gu3dian3gǔdiǎnclassical
小說小说xiao3shuo1xiǎoshuōnovel, fiction
bian4biànnumber of times
bu4(measure word for films, works of literature)
愛情爱情ai4qing2àiqínglove
故事故事gu4shigùshistory, tale
感人感人gan3ren2gǎnréntouching, moving
座位座位zuo4wei4zuòwèiseat
pai2páiline, row
西邊西边xi1bianxībianwest side
打的打的da3di1dǎdītake a taxi
jian4jiànsee, meet with
長安大戲院长安大戏院chang2an1 da4 xi4yuan4chángān dà xìyuànChang'an Theater
戲院戏院xi4yuan4xìyuàntheater
紅樓夢红楼梦hong2lou2 meng2hónglóu méngDream of the Red Chamber
meng4mèngdream
從來从来cong2lai2cóngláiall along, always
這麼这么zhe4mezhèmeso, such, like this
主角主角zhu3jue2zhǔjuéleading actor or actress
特別特别te4bie2tèbiéextraordinary, especially, particularly
優美优美you1mei3yōuměigraceful, fine, exquisite, elegant
風格风格feng1ge2fēnggéstyle, manner
以前以前yi3qian2yǐqiánbefore, ago, previously, formerly
演員演员yan3yuan2yǎnyuánactor, actress, performer
角色角色jue2se4juésècharacter, role
種類种类zhong3lei4zhǒnglèikind, sort, type, variety
zhong3zhǒngkind, sort, type
地方地方di4fangdìfangplace, region
訪問访问fang3wen4fǎngwènvisit, call on
有的有的you3deyǒudesome
nan2nándifficult, hard
研究研究yan2jiu1yánjīustudy, discuss, consider
dun4dùn(measure word for meals)
便飯便饭bian4fan4biànfànsimple meal
太太太太tai4tai4tàitàiwife, Mrs.
不怎麼樣不怎么样bu4 zen3meyang4bù zěnmeyàngnot so good
悲傷悲伤bei1shang1bēishāngsad, sorrow
賈寶玉贾宝玉jia3 bao3yu4jiǎ bǎoyù(name of the lead male character in Dream of the Red Chamber)
聰明聪明cong1mingcōngmingclever, bright
林黛玉林黛玉lin2 dai4yu4lín dàiyù(name of the lead female character in Dream of the Red Chamber)
shi1shīpoem, poetry
相愛相爱xiang1ai4xiāngàifall in love
結婚结婚jie2hun1jiéhūnget married
pian4piàncheat, trick
shao1shāoburn
ku1cry, weep
si3die
回憶回忆hui2yi4huíyìreminisce, recollect, recall
離開离开li2kai1líkāileave, depart from

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 23 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
pa2climb
放假放假fang4jia4fàngjiàhave a holiday or vacation
jia4jiàvacation, holiday
打算打算da3suandǎsuanplan, to plan, to intend to
ti2put forward, raise
飛機飞机fei1ji1fēijīairplane
fei1fēifly
ji1machine
shan1shānhill, mountain
ding3dǐngpeak, tip, top
教書教书jiao1shu1jiāoshūteach
建議建议jian4yi4jiànyìmake suggestions, suggestion, advice
氣溫气温qi4wen1qìwēnair temperature
景色景色jing3se4jǐngsèscene, scenery, landscape
jing3jǐngview, scene
se4scene
游泳游泳you2yong3yóuyǒngswim
冬天冬天dong1tian1dōngtiānwinter
夏天夏天xia4tian1xiàtiānsummer
導游导游dao3you2dǎoyóutour guide
dao3dǎoto guide, to lead
you2yóutravel
xing2xíngto be O.K.
長城长城chang2cheng2chángchéngthe Great Wall
泰山泰山tai4shan1tàishānTaishan Mountain, Mount Tai
海南島海南岛hai3nan2 dao3hǎinán dǎoHainan Island
孔子孔子kong3zi3kǒngzǐConfucius
小燕子小燕子xiao3 yan4zixiǎo yànzi(name of a Chinese tour guide)
加油加油jia1you2jiāyóumake an extra effort, cheer someone on
jia1jiāincrease, add
lei4lèitired
tiao2tiáostrip, long narrow piece, (measure word for rivers, dragons, pants, fish)
long2lóngdragon
pai1pāipat, beat, take (a picture)
秋天秋天qiu1tian1qīutiānautumn, fall
陰天阴天yin1tian1yīntiāncloudy sky, overcast sky
下雪下雪xia4xue3xiàxuěto snow
xue3xuěsnow
零下零下ling2xia4língxiàbelow zero
du4degree (for temperature)
北方北方bei3fang1běifāngnorth
春天春天chun1tian1chūntiānspring (season)
幫忙帮忙bang1mang2bāngmángto help
bang1bāngto help, assist
zhan4zhànstand
qi3rise, get up
廣州广州guang3zhou1guǎngzhōuGuangzhou
天氣預報天气预报tian1qi4 yu4bao4tiānqì yùbàoweather forecast
晴天晴天qing2tian1qíngtiānsunny sky
中國民航中国民航zhong1guo2 min2hang2zhōngguó mínhángCivil Aviation Administration of China
起飛起飞qi3fei1qǐfēitake off (flying)
停車場停车场ting2che1chang3tíngchēchǎngparking lot
菜單菜单cai4dan1càidānmenu
ke3thirsty
xiong2xíongbear
害怕害怕hai4pa4hàipàbe afraid
ke1(measure word for trees, plants)
shu4shùtree
si3die
zhuang1zhuāngpretend to be something or someone
dong4dòngmove
危險危险wei1xian3wēixiǎndangerous

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 24 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
舅舅舅舅jiu4jiujìujiuuncle (mother's brother)
舅媽舅妈jiu4ma1jìumāaunt (wife of mother's brother)
農民农民nong2min2nóngmínfarmer, peasant
dang1dāngserve as, act as, to be (occupation)
蔬菜蔬菜shu1cai4shūcàivegetable
cai4càifood, dish, vegetable
正在正在zheng4zai4zhèngzàiin the process of, in the middle of, (key word of a progressive construction)
zai4zài(used to indicate an action in progress)
問路问路wen4lu4wènlùask directions to get somewhere
變化变化bian4hua4biànhuàchange
不但不但bu2dan4búdànnot only
而且而且er2qie3érqiěbut also, and also
可不可不ke3bu4kěbùexactly, right, that's just the way it is
小孩兒小孩儿xiao3hai2(r)xiǎohái(r)kid, child
地圖地图di4tu2dìtúmap
xiang4xiàngtowards, to
xiang4xiàngto be alike, to take after
shang4shàngbe engaged in (work, study) at a fixed time
年級年级nian2ji2niánjígrade (in school)
大學大学da4xue2dàxuéuniversity, college
辛苦辛苦xin1ku3xīnkǔwork hard, laborious
下雨下雨xia4yu3xiàyǔto rain
yu3rain
zhong4zhònggrow, to plant
溫室温室wen1shi4wēnshìgreenhouse
wen1wēnwarm
收入收入shou1ru4shōurùincome, earnings
shou1shōuaccept, receive
ru4to enter
前年前年qian2nian2qiánniánthe year before last, two years ago
gai4gàibuild
zuo4zuò(measure word for mountains, buildings and other immovable objects)
liang4liàng(measure word for vehicles)
城市城市cheng2shi4chéngshìcity
cheng2chéngcity, wall
方便方便fang1bian4fāngbiànconvenient
cun1cūnvillage
文化文化wen2hua4wénhuàculture, education, literacy
di1low
技術技术ji4shu4jìshùtechnology, skill
管理管理guan3li3guǎnlǐmanage, administer
暖和暖和nuan3huonuǎnhuowarm
涼快凉快liang2kuailiángkuaicool (temperature)
機場机场ji1chang3jīchǎngairport
jie1jiēpick up (someone)
行李行李xing2lixínglibaggage, luggage
箱子箱子xiang1zixiāngzibox, case, trunk
一路平安一路平安yi2lu4 ping2an1yílù píngānhave a pleasant journey, bon voyage
ting2tíngstop
愛人爱人ai4renàirenhusband, wife, spouse, lover
士兵士兵shi4bing1shìbīngsoldier
將軍将军jiang1jun1jiāngjūngeneral
站崗站岗zhan4gang3zhàngǎngstand guard
dong4dòngfreeze
發抖发抖fa1dou3fādǒushake, tremble, shiver
生火生火sheng1huo3shēnghuǒmake a fire
正常正常zheng4chang2zhèngchángnormal, regular
sheng1shēngsound, voice

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 25 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
zhezhe(indicating the continuous aspect)
song4sòngtake someone somewhere, see someone off
bei4bèiby (indicates passive voice)
zhuang4zhuàngknock, collide
shang1shānghurt, wound
di4(indicates ordinal numbers)
檢查检查jian3cha2jiǎncháexamine
zhong4zhòngserious, heavy
wan2wánfinish, run out of
馬上马上ma3shang4mǎshàngright away, immediately
胳膊胳膊ge1bogēboarm
tui3tuǐleg
qi2ride (bicycle or horse)
自行車自行车zi4xing2che1zìxíngchēbicycle
xiao4xiàolaugh, smile
注意注意zhu4yi4zhùyìpay attention to
ting2tíngstop, park
醫藥費医药费yi1yao4fei4yīyàofèimedical expenses
以為以为yi3wei2yǐwéito think or believe (and be wrong)
如果如果ru2guo3rúguǒif
tang3tǎnglie down
電視电视dian4shi4diànshìtelevision
shi4shìlook at
shu4shùbunch (of flowers)
fang4fàngput, place
桌子桌子zhuo1zizhuōzitable, desk
結果结果jie2guo3jiéguǒresult, outcome
guan1guānclose, turn off
wan1wānbend
倒霉倒霉dao3mei2dǎoméibad luck
huai4huàibad, broken
消息消息xiao1xixiāoxinews
小偷小偷xiao3tou1xiǎotōuthief
tou1tōusteal
派出所派出所pai4chu1suo3pàichūsuǒpolice substation
zhua1zhuāclutch, catch, arrest
diu1dīulose
型號型号xing2hao4xínghàomodel, type
bu3mend
信用卡信用卡xin4yong4ka3xìnyòngkǎcredit card
掛失挂失gua4shi1guàshīreport the loss of something
項鏈项链xiang4lian4xiàngliànnecklace
警車警车jing3che1jǐngchēpolice car, police van
手機手机shou3ji1shǒujīcellular phone
突然突然tu1ran2tūránsudden, suddenly
dao1dāoknife
警察警察jing3cha2jǐngchápoliceman
xia4xiàscare, frighten
shou3shǒuhand
diao4diàodrop, fall
地上地上di4shangdìshangground, floor

NPCR Book 2 Lesson 26 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
cheng2chéngbecome
中國通中国通zhong1guo2tong1zhōngguótōngexpert of China
情況情况qing2kuang4qíngkuàngsituation
實在实在shi2zai4shízàihonest, truly, really
越來越越来越yue4lai2yue4yuèláiyuèmore and more
nan2nánsouth
特點特点te4dian3tèdiǎncharacteristic, feature
歷史历史li4shi3lìshǐhistory
博物館博物馆bo2wu4guan3bówùguǎnmuseum
舉辦举办ju3ban4jǔbànconduct, hold
展覽展览zhan3lan3zhǎnlǎnexhibition, show
圖片图片tu2pian4túpiànpicture, photograph
dui4duìto
感興趣感兴趣gan3 xing4qu4gǎn xìngqùbe interested in something
gan3gǎnfeel, sense
興趣兴趣xing4qu4xìngqùinterest
結業结业jie2ye4jiéyècomplete a course
記得记得ji4dejìderemember, retain
中餐中餐zhong1can1zhōngcānChinese food (meal)
饿e4èhungry
si3die
cai4càidish, vegetable
liao2liáochat
老外老外lao3wai4lǎowàiforeigner
中國化中国化zhong1guo2hua4zhōngguóhuàmake Chinese in quality or characteristics, sinicize
hua4huàchange, turn
cai2cáijust
那樣那样na4yang4nàyàngsuch, so, like that
妻子妻子qi1ziqīziwife
小伙子小伙子xiao3huo3zixiǎohuǒziyoung man
丈夫丈夫zhang4fuzhàngfuhusband
聲調声调sheng1diao4shēngdiàotone
努力努力nu3li4nǔlìmake great effort, endeavor, exert oneself
認真认真ren4zhen1rènzhēnearnest, serious
熱情热情re4qing2rèqíngwarm, warmhearted, enthusiastic
進步进步jin4bu4jìnbùprogress, advancement, make progress
明年明年ming2nian2míngniánnext year
pei2péito accompany
不見不散不见不散bu2jian4 bu2san4bújiàn búsàndon't leave unless we meet
san4sànbreak up, disperse
了解了解liao3jie3liǎojiěunderstand, realize
熟悉熟悉shu2xi1shúxībe familiar with
見面见面jian4mian4jiànmiànmeet, see
畢業毕业bi4ye4bìyèfinish school, graduate
離開离开li2kai1líkāileave, depart from
講演经验jing1yan4jīngyànexperience
方法方法fang1fa3fāngfǎmethod
準備准备zhun3bei4zhǔnbèipreparation, prepare, get ready
藝術艺术yi4shu4yìshùart
請客请客qing3ke4qǐngkèfeast, treat someone to a meal
客人客人ke4ren2kèrénguest
意思意思yi4siyìsimeaning
ju4sentence

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 27 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
入鄉隨俗入乡随俗ru4xiang1 sui2su2rùxiāng suísúWhen in Rome, do as the Romans
ru4enter
xiang1xiāngnative place, home village, country
sui2suífollow
su2custom
服務員服务员fu2wu4yuan2fúwùyuánattendant, waiter, waitress
服務服务fu2wu4fúwùgive service, serve
hu2kettle, pot
點心点心dian3xindiǎnxinlight refreshments, pastery
shao1shāoslightly, a little
茶館茶馆cha2guan3cháguǎnteahouse
了解了解liao3jie3liǎojiěunderstand, find out
風俗风俗feng1su2fēngsúcustom
熱鬧热闹re4naorènaobustling with noise and excitement
nao4nàonoisy
說話说话shuo1hua4shuōhuàspeak, talk
聲音声音sheng1yin1shēngyīnsound, voice
sheng1shēngsound, voice
geng4gèngmore
zui4zuìmost
舞臺舞台wu3tai2wǔtáistage
wu3dance
tai2táiplatform, stage
ban1bānmove, take away
場所场所chang3suo3chǎngsuǒplace
發現发现fa1xian4fāxiànfind, discover
一邊…一邊…一边…一边…yi4bian1_yi4bian1_yìbiān_yìbiān_at the same time, simultaneously
聊天聊天liao2tian1liáotiānchat
安靜安静an1jing4ānjìngquiet
jing4jìngquiet
比如比如bi3ru2bǐrúgive an example, for instance
咖啡館咖啡馆ka1fei1guan3kāfēiguǎncafé
看法看法kan4fa3kànfǎview
正常正常zheng4chang2zhèngchángnormal, regular
筷子筷子kuai4zikuàizichopsticks
刀叉刀叉dao1cha1dāochāknife and fork
刀子刀子dao1(zi)dāo(zi)knife
叉子叉子cha1(zi)chā(zi)fork
食物食物shi2wu4shíwùfood, edibles
shi2shíeat
wu4thing
kuai4kuàipiece, lump
盤子盘子pan2zipánziplate, dish
pan2pándish
qie1qiēto cut, to slice
zui3zuǐmouth
手指手指shou3zhi3shǒuzhǐfinger
shou3shǒuhand
tian3tiǎnlick
乾凈干净gan1jing4gānjìngclean
這樣这样zhe4yang4zhèyàngso, such, this way, like this
西餐西餐xi1can1xīcānWestern-style food
jing4jìngto offer politely
xiang1xiāngfragrant, sweet-smelling
寺廟寺庙si4miao4sìmiàotemple
和尚和尚he2shanghéshangBuddhist monk
書法家书法家shu1fa3jia1shūfǎjiācalligrapher
xiong1xīongchest
阿彌陀佛阿弥陀佛e1mi2tuo2fo2ēmítuófóMay Buddha preserve us, merciful Buddha
宋代宋代song4dai4sòngdàiSong Dynasty
蘇東坡苏东坡su1 dong1po1sū dōngpōSu Dongpo (a famous Chinese writer of the Song Dynasty)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 28 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
禮輕情意重礼轻情意重li3qing1 qing2yi4zhong4lǐqīng qíngyìzhòngThe give is small but the sentiment is deep
qing1qīnglight
情意情意qing2yi4qíngyìaffection
節日节日jie2ri4jiérìfestival
準備准备zhun3bei4zhǔnbèiprepare
月餅月饼yue4bing3yuèbǐngmoon cake
bing3bǐngcake
水果水果shui3guo3shuǐguǒfruit
啤酒啤酒pi2jiu3píjǐubeer
shang3shǎngadmire, enjoy
紀念品纪念品ji4nian4pin3jìniànpǐnsourvenir
紀念纪念ji4nian4jìniàncommemorate
pin3pǐnarticle, product
希望希望xi1wang4xīwàngto hope, hope
毛筆毛笔mao2bi3máobǐwriting brush
mao2máohair, feather, down
文房四寶文房四宝wen2fang2 si4bao3wénfáng sìbǎothe four treasures of the study
bao3bǎotreasure
…之一…之一_zhi1yi1_zhīyīone of
名牌名牌ming2pai2míngpáifamous brand
牌子牌子pai2(zi)pái(zi)brand
書法书法shu1fa3shūfǎcalligraphy
圍巾围巾wei2jin1wéijīnscarf
wei2wéienclose
jin1jīna piece of cloth (towel, scarf, kerchief)
dai4dàiput on, wear
那麼那么na4menàmeso, like that
shou1shōureceive, accept
小意思小意思xiao3 yi4sixiǎo yìsijust a small token
乾杯干杯gan1bei1gānbēidrink a toast, Cheers!
gan1gāndry
bei1bēicup
月亮月亮yue4liangyuèliangmoon
中秋節中秋节zhong1qiu1jie2zhōngqīujiéMid-Autumn Festival
春節春节chun1jie2chūnjiéSpring Festival, Chinese New Year
不過不过bu2guo4búguòhowever, but
稱贊称赞cheng1zan4chēngzànto praise
表示表示biao3shi4biǎoshìshow, express, expression
感謝感谢gan3xie4gǎnxièto thank
尊重尊重zun1zhong4zūnzhòngto respect, to value
得到得到de2dao4dédàoto get
驚喜惊喜jing1xi3jīngxǐpleasant surprise
jing1jīngsurprise
xi3happy, delighted
別人别人bie2ren2biérénother people
一般一般yi4ban1yìbāngeneral, ordinary
重要重要zhong4yao4zhòngyàoimportant
有意有意you3yi4yǒuyìfriendship
擔心担心dan1xin1dānxīnworry
tang2tángsweets, candy
特色特色te4se4tèsècharacteristic, distinguishing feature
嫦娥奔月嫦娥奔月chang2e2 ben1yue4chángé bēnyuèChang'e flying to the moon
嫦娥嫦娥chang2e2chángéGoddess of the moon
唐朝唐朝tang2chao2tángcháoTang Dynasty
古代古代gu3dai4gǔdàiancient times
神話神话shen2hua4shénhuàmyth
月宮月宫yue4gong1yuègōngthe lunar palace
仙女仙女nian1nü3niānnǚfairy, female immortal
原來原来yuan2lai2yuánláiformerly, originally
人間人间ren2jian1rénjiānthe human world
wen2wénto smell
皇宮皇宫huang2gong1huánggōngpalace
xing3xǐngwake up
團聚团聚tuan2ju4tuánjùreunite, gather together
唐明皇唐明皇tang2 ming2huang2táng mínghuángEmperor Tangminghuang (an emperor of the Tang Dynasty)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 29 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
意見意见yi4jian4yìjiànidea, suggestion
歡迎欢迎huan1ying2huānyíngto welcome
書房书房shu1fang2shūfángstudy
qiang2qiángwall
gua4guàhang
字畫字画zi4hua4zìhuàcalligraphy and painting
zi4character, handwriting
書架书架shu1jia4shūjiàbookshelf
古書古书gu3shu1gǔshūancient book
gu3ancient
整齊整齐zheng3qi2zhěngqíneat, tidy
dede(used to form an adverbial adjunct)
bai3bǎito put, to place
盆景盆景pen2jing3pénjǐngminiature trees and rocks, bonsai
pen2pénpot
好看好看hao3kan4hǎokànpleasant to look at, good-looking
zhang3zhǎnggrow
開花开花kai1hua1kāihuābloom
君子蘭君子兰jun1zi3lan2jūnzǐlánkaffir lily
葉子叶子ye4(zi)yè(zi)leaf
yang3yǎnggrow, raise
比較比较bi3jiao4bǐjiàocomparatively, quite, compare
人們人们ren2menrénmenpeople
作品作品zuo4pin3zuòpǐnwork of literature or art
jiao1jiāoto water
修整修整xiu1zheng3xīuzhěngto prune, to trim
藝術艺术yi4shu4yìshùart
園藝師园艺师yuan2yi4shi1yuányìshīhorticulturist
園藝园艺yuan2yi4yuányìgardening
shi1shīperson skillful at a certain profession, expert, master
lian4liànpractice
書法家书法家shu1fa3jia1shūfǎjiācalligrapher
jia1jiāspecialist in a certain field
弟子不必不如師弟子不必不如师di4zi3 bu2bi4 bu4ru2 shi1dìzǐ búbì bùrú shīdisciples are not necessarily inferior to teachers
弟子弟子di4zi3dìzǐdisciple, follower, pupil
不必不必bu2bi4búbìnot necessarily
師不必賢於弟子师不必贤于弟子shi1 bu2bi4 xian2 yu2 di4zi3shī búbì xián yú dìzǐteachers are not necessarily more capable than disciples
xian2xiánvirtuous, able
句子句子ju4zijùzisentence
ju4sentence
意思意思yi4siyìsimeaning, idea
不如不如bu4ru2bùrúto be not as good as, to be inferior to
高明高明gao1ming2gāomíngbrilliant, wise
文學家文学家wen2xue2jia1wénxuéjiāwriter
互相互相hu4xiang1hùxiāngmutually, one another
謙虛谦虚qian1xu1qiānxūmodest
唐代唐代tang2dai4tángdàiTang Dynasty
樂趣乐趣le4qu4lèqùpleasure
難過难过nan2guo4nánguòfeel bad, sad, upset
院子院子yuan4ziyuànzicourtyard
照顧照顾zhao4gu4zhàogùlook after
關心关心guan1xin1guānxīncare for
美化美化mei3hua4měihuàbeautify
心靈心灵xin1ling2xīnlíngsoul
老捨老舍lao3she3lǎoshěLao She (a Chinese modern writer)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 30 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
太極劍太极剑tai4ji2jian4tàijíjiàntijijian, a kind of traditional Chinese swordplay
jian4jiànsword
jie1jiēstreet
活動活动huo2dong4huódòngmove about, activity
tiao4tiàojump
跳舞跳舞tiao4wu3tiàowǔdance
wu3dance
敲鑼打鼓敲锣打鼓qiao1luo2 da3gu3qiāoluó dǎgǔbeat drums and gongs
qiao1qiāobeat, knock on
luo2luógong
da3beat
gu3drum
扭秧歌扭秧歌niu3 yang1genǐu yānggedo the yangge dance
niu3nǐutwist
秧歌秧歌yang1geyānggeyangge dance
民間民间min2jian1mínjiānfolk
舞蹈舞蹈wu3dao3wǔdǎodance
叫做叫做jiao4zuo4jiàozuòto be called
動作动作dong4zuo4dòngzuòmovement, action
簡單简单jian3dan1jiǎndānsimple
老人老人lao3ren2lǎorénsenior, eldery man or woman
出汗出汗chu1han4chūhànto sweat
要不要不yao4bu4yàobùotherwise, or else
shou3shǒuhand
武術武术wu3shu4wǔshùmartial arts
生病生病sheng1bing4shēngbìngfall ill
bing4bìngfall ill, disease
後來后来hou4lai2hòuláiafterwards, later
上班上班shang4ban1shàngbāngo to work
早上早上zao3shangzǎoshang(early) morning
最近最近zui4jin4zuìjìnrecently
街心花園街心花园jie1xin1 hua1yuan2jiēxīn huāyuána landscaped island at an intersection of avenues
wei2wéisurround
下棋下棋xia4qi2xiàqíplay chess
立交橋立交桥li4jiao1qiao2lìjiāoqiáooverpass
qiao2qiáobridge
聽見听见ting1jian4tīngjiànto hear
愛好者爱好者ai4hao4zhe3àihàozhělover (of art, sports, etc.), enthusiast
退休退休tui4xiu1tuìxīuretire
休閑休闲xiu1xian2xīuxiánto take recreation
方式方式fang1shi4fāngshìway
做操做操zuo4cao1zuòcāoto do gymnastics
跑步跑步pao3bu4pǎobùjog
對面对面dui4mian4duìmiànopposite side
網吧网吧wang3ba1wǎngbāinternet café
門口门口men2kou3ménkǒudoorway
舞廳舞厅wu3ting1wǔtīngballroom
長壽长寿chang2shou4chángshòulongevity
公里公里gong1li3gōnglǐkilometer
調查调查diao4cha2diàocháinvestigate
zu3to form, group
心臟心脏xin1zang4xīnzàngheart
秘訣秘诀mi4jue2mìjuésecret of success
在於在于zai4yu2zàiyúdepend on, rely on
運動运动yun4dong4yùndòngdo physical exercise, sports
故鄉故乡gu4xiang1gùxiānghometown
流傳流传liu2chuan2líuchuánto spread
健康健康jian4kang1jiànkānghealth, healthy
聰明聪明cong1mingcōngmingintelligent, clever
奧林匹克奥林匹克ao4lin2pi3ke4àolínpǐkèthe Olympics

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 31 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
母親母亲mu3qin1mǔqīnmother
mu3mother
he2river
知識知识zhi1shizhīshiknowledge
地理地理di4li3dìlǐgeography
只要只要zhi3yao4zhǐyàoas long as
成績成绩cheng2ji4chéngjìachievement
面積面积mian4ji1miànjīarea
wan4wànten thousand
平方公里平方公里ping2fang1 gong1li3píngfāng gōnglǐsquare kilometer
平方平方ping2fang1píngfāngsquare
公里公里gong1li3gōnglǐkilometer
世界世界shi4jie4shìjièworld
人口人口ren2kou3rénkǒupopulation
包括包括bao1kuo4bāokuòinclude
亿yi4one hundred million
正確正确zheng4que4zhèngquècorrect
山峰山峰shan1feng1shānfēngmountain peak
mi3meter
搖籃摇篮yao2lan2yáoláncradle
俄羅斯俄罗斯e2luo2si1éluósīRussia
大陸大陆da4lu4dàlùmainland (of China)
臺灣台湾tai2wan1táiwānTaiwan
香港香港xiang1gang3xiānggǎngHong Kong
澳門澳门ao4men2àoménMacao
西藏西藏xi1zang4xīzàngTibet
珠穆朗瑪峰珠穆朗玛峰zhu1mu4lang3ma3 feng1zhūmùlǎngmǎ fēngMount Everest, Qomolangma Peak
黃河黄河huang2he2huánghéthe Yellow River
長江长江chang2jiang1chángjiāngthe Yangze River
中華中华zhong1hua2zhōnghuáChina
旅游旅游lü3you2lǚyóuto tour
名勝古跡名胜古迹ming2sheng4gu3ji4míngshènggǔjìscenic spots and historical sites
名勝名胜ming2sheng4míngshèngscenic spot
古跡古迹gu3ji4gǔjìhistorical site
自然自然zi4ran2zìránnatural, nature
感覺感觉gan3jue2gǎnjuéfeeling, to feel
yun2yúncloud
松樹松树song1shu4sōngshùpine tree
shu4shùtree
hai3hǎisea
奇怪奇怪qi2guai4qíguàistrange, surprising, odd
ke1(a measure word for trees and plants)
黃山黄山huang2shan1huángshānMt. Huang
迎客松迎客松ying2ke4song1yíngkèsōngGuest-welcoming Pine (found on Mt. Huang)
南水北調南水北调nan2shui3bei3diao4nánshuǐběidiàodivert water from the south to the north
運河运河yun4he2yùnhécanal
工程工程gong1cheng2gōngchéngengineering project
wa1dig
柳樹柳树liu3shu4lǐushùwillow
匯合汇合hui4he2huìhéconverge, join
通航通航tong1hang2tōnghángto be open to air traffic or to navigation
duan4duànsection, part
研究研究yan2jiu1yánjīustudy, do research
yin3yǐndivert, lead
改善改善gai3shan4gǎishànimprove
杭州杭州hang2zhou1hángzhōuHangzhou (city in China)
隨煬帝随炀帝sui2 yang3di4suí yǎngdìEmperor Sui Yangdi (an emperor of the Sui Dynasty)
江南江南jiang1nan2jiāngnánareas south of the lower reaches of the Yangze River
揚州扬州yang2zhou1yángzhōuYangzhou (city in China)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 32 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
游覽游览you2lan3yóulǎngo sight-seeing, to tour
lan3lǎnlook at, see
稱呼称呼cheng1huchēnghuto call, a form of address
cheng1chēngto call
qiao3qiǎoopportune, coincidental, skillful
差不多差不多cha4buduo1chàbuduōabout the same, almost
讀書读书du2shu1dúshūread, study, attend school
du2read, study, attend school
o2óoh, aha (expressing a sudden realization)
bang4bànggood, fine
留學留学liu2xue2líuxuéstudy abroad
父母父母fu4mu3fùmǔfather and mother, parents
fu4father
zheng4zhèngearn
結婚结婚jie2hun1jiéhūnmarry
網絡网络wang3luo4wǎngluòInternet
gao3gǎodo, carry on
工資工资gong1zi1gōngzīwages, pay
suan4suànconsider, calculate
高新技術高新技术gao1 xin1 ji4shu4gāo xīn jìshùnew and advanced technology
企業企业qi3ye4qǐyèenterprise, business
個人个人ge4ren2gèrénindividual (person)
湊合凑合cou4hecòuhemake do, not too bad
照相照相zhao4xiang4zhàoxiàngtake a picture
欣賞欣赏xin1shang3xīnshǎngappreciate, enjoy
美麗美丽mei3li4měilìbeautiful
名不虛傳名不虚传ming2 bu4xu1 chuan2míng bùxū chuánhave a well-deserved reputation
地道地道di4daodìdaopure, typical, genuine
中間中间zhong1jian1zhōngjiānmiddle, center
辦法办法ban4fa3bànfǎway, means, meaure, method
隱私隐私yin3si1yǐnsīprivacy, personal secret
住房住房zhu4fang2zhùfánghouse, housing, lodging
什麼的什么的shen2medeshénmedeand so on, et cetera
背包背包bei1bao1bēibāoknapsack, backpack
bei1bēicarry
bao1bāobag, sack, satchel
關心关心guan1xin1guānxīnbe concerned with
認為认为ren4wei2rènwéithink, consider
友好友好you3hao3yǒuhǎofriendly
好奇好奇hao4qi2hàoqícurious
清楚清楚qing1chuqīngchuclear
比上不足比下有餘比上不足比下有余bi3shang4 bu4zu2 bi3xia4 you3yu2bǐshàng bùzú bǐxià yǒuyúbetter than some, but not as good as others fairing to middle
gou4gòuenough, sufficient, be adequate
hua1huāspend
工程師工程师gong1cheng2shi1gōngchéngshīengineer
外資外资wai4zi1wàizīforeign capital
部門部门bu4men2bùménbranch, department, section
競爭竞争jing4zheng1jìngzhēngcompete, competition
激烈激烈ji1lie4jīlièintense, sharp
工具工具gong1ju4gōngjùtool
經驗经验jing1yan4jīngyànexperience
學歷学历xue2li4xuélìrecord of formal schooling, educational background
淘汰淘汰tao2tai4táotàieliminate through selection or competition
支持支持zhi1chi2zhīchísupport
前途前途qian2tu2qiántúfuture
王興王兴wang2 xing1wáng xīng(name of a person)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 33 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
保護保护bao3hu4bǎohùprotect
環境环境huan2jing4huánjìngenvironment
空氣空气kong1qi4kōngqìair
bu4step
科學家科学家ku1xue2jia1kūxuéjiāscientist
高原高原gao1yuan2gāoyuánplateau, highland
建立建立jian4li4jiànlìbuild, establish
植物園植物园zhi2wu4yuan2zhíwùyuánbotanical garden
植物植物zhi2wu4zhíwùplant
夏令營夏令营xia4ling4ying2xiàlìngyíngsummer camp
既…又…既…又…ji4_you4_jì_yòu_both... and...
接受接受jie1shou4jiēshòuaccept
shou4shòureceive, accept
教育教育jiao4yu4jiàoyùeducate, education
主意主意zhu3yizhǔyiidea
繼續继续ji4xu4jìxùcontinue
研究研究yan2jiu1yánjīustudy, research
條件条件tiao2jian4tiáojiàncondition, term
移植移植yi2zhi2yízhítransplant
yi2move
木屋木屋mu4wu1mùwūlog cabin
木頭木头mu4(tou)mù(tou)wood
屋子屋子wu1(zi)wū(zi)house, room
看見看见kan4jian4kànjiànsee, catch sight of
wang3wǎngnet
靈山灵山ling2shan1língshānMt. Ling (located in the suburbs of Beijing)
藏趣園藏趣园zang4 qu4yuan2zàng qùyuánthe Tibetan Botanical Garden
deng1dēngpublish (essay, article, etc.)
綠化绿化lü4hua4lǜhuàto make somewhere green by planting trees, reforest
解決解决jie3jue2jiějuésolve
污染污染wu1ran3wūrǎnpollute
沙漠沙漠sha1mo4shāmòdesert
靠近靠近kao4jin4kàojìndraw near, approach
jin4jìnnear, close
shi4shìcity, municipality
紀念纪念ji4nian4jìniàncommemorate
huo2huólive, alive
外交官外交官wai4jiao1guan1wàijiāoguāndiplomat
外交外交wai4jiao1wàijiāodiplomacy
確實确实que4shi2quèshíreally, indeed
首都首都shou3du1shǒudūcapital
都市都市du1shi4dūshìcity, metropolis
關係关系guan1xiguānxirelation, relationship
植樹節植树节zhi2shu4 jie2zhíshù jiéArbor Day
植樹植树zhi2shu4zhíshùplant trees
非洲非洲fei1zhou1fēizhōuAfrica
熊貓熊猫xiong2mao1xíongmāopanda
搶救抢救qiang3jiu4qiǎngjìusave, rescue
決定决定jue2ding4juédìngdecide
動物園动物园dong4wu4yuan2dòngwùyuánzoo
竹葉竹叶zhu2ye4zhúyèbamboo leaf
fei2féifat
tui3tuǐleg
耳朵耳朵er3duoěrduoear
眼睛眼睛yan3jingyǎnjingeye
墨鏡墨镜mo4jing4mòjìngsunglasses
liu2líustay
使者使者shi3zhe3shǐzhěenvoy
野生動物保護協會野生动物保护协会ye3sheng1 dong4wu4 bao3hu4 xie2hui4yěshēng dòngwù bǎohù xiéhuìthe Association for the Protection of the Wildlife

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 34 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
傳說传说chuan2shuo1chuánshuōlegend
yun1yūnfeel dizzy
再說再说zai4shuo1zàishuōwhat's more
chuan2chuánboat, ship
la4spicy hot
ke3really, truly, indeed
jiang3jiǎngspeak, tell, explain
pa4to fear, be afraid of
暈船晕船yun4chuan2yùnchuánseasickness
可樂可乐ke3le4kělècola, coke, soft drink
味兒味儿wei4(r)wèi(r)taste, flavor
lian2liáneven
醫務室医务室yi1wu4shi4yīwùshìclinic
zhao2zháo(used after a verb as a complement to indicate the result of the action)
gua1guāblow
liang2liángcool, cold
神女峰神女峰shen2nü3 feng1shénnǚ fēngGoddess Peak
四川四川si4chuan1sìchuānSichuan Province
湖北湖北hu2bei3húběiHubei Province
湖南湖南hu2nan2húnánHunan Province
三峽三峡san1xia2sānxiáthe Three Gorges of the Yanze River
ri4sun, daytime
mi2confuse, enchant, fan
wei4wèifor
shou3shǒu(measure word for poems, songs, etc.)
shi1shīpoem
兩岸猿聲啼不住两岸猿声啼不住liang3an4 yuan2sheng1 ti2buzhu4liǎngàn yuánshēng tíbùzhumonkeys on both banks keep calling
輕舟已過萬崇山轻舟已过万崇山qing1zhou1 yi3guo4 wan4chong2shan1qīngzhōu yǐguò wànchóngshānbut my boat has smoothly passed ranges upon ranges of mountains
zhi3zhǐstop
游船游船you2chuan2yóuchuánpleasure boat
jiu3jǐulong time
ye4night
來往来往lai2wang3láiwǎngcome and go
zhi3zhǐpoint out
山水畫山水画shan1shui3hua4shānshuǐhuàlandscape painting
山水山水shan1shui3shānshuǐmountains and water, landscape
ba4dam
李白李白li3bai2lǐbáiLi Bai (name of a great Chinese poet from the Tang Dynasty)
西王母西王母xi1wang2mu3xīwángmǔQueen Mother of the West (figure in Chinese mythology)
xie3xiěblood
果樹果树guo3shu4guǒshùfruit tree
打魚打鱼da3yu2dǎyúgo fishing
diao4diàofall
鼻煙壺鼻烟壶bi2yan1hu2bíyānhúsnuff bottle
工藝品工艺品gong1yi4pin3gōngyìpǐnhandicraft article
透明透明tou4ming2tòumíngtransparent
珍貴珍贵zhen1gui4zhēnguìvaluable, precious
收藏收藏shou1cang2shōucángcollect, store up
將軍服将军服jiang1jun1fu2jiāngjūnfúa general's uniform
將軍将军jiang1jun1jiāngjūngeneral
畫像画像hua4xiang4huàxiàngportrait
輪椅轮椅lun2yi3lúnyǐwheelchair
wo4hold
緣分缘分yuan2fen4yuánfènfate or fortune by which people are brought together
微笑微笑wei1xiao4wēixiàosmile
張學良张学良zhang1 xue2liang2zhāng xuéliángZhang Xueliang (well-known Chinese general of the 1930's)
夏威夷夏威夷xi4wei1yi2xìwēiyíHawaii

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 35 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
ting3tǐngvery, quite
節約节约jie2yue1jiéyuēsave, economize
一輩子一辈子yi2bei4ziyíbèizilifetime, for all one's life, throughout one's life
世紀世纪shi4ji4shìjìcentury
bei4bèitimes, multiples, -fold
…分之……分之…_fen1zhi1__fēnzhī_(used to express fractions and percentages)
生命生命sheng1ming4shēngmìnglife
金錢金钱jin1qian2jīnqiánmoney
金子金子jin1zijīnzigold
就是就是jiu4shi4jìushìeven if
艱苦艰苦jian1ku3jiānkǔarduous, hard
樸素朴素pu3su4pǔsùsimple, plain
勤儉勤俭qin2jian3qínjiǎnhardworking and thrifty
日子日子ri4zirìziday, life
生產生产sheng1chan3shēngchǎnproduce, production
經濟经济jing1ji4jīngjìeconomy
guan3guǎnto bother about something, to mind
積蓄积蓄ji1xu4jīxùsave, savings
貸款贷款dai4kuan3dàikuǎnloan, provide or ask for a loan
dai4dàiloan, borrow or lend
kuan3kuǎnmoney
feng1fēngcrazy, mad
借債借债jie4zhai4jièzhàiborrow money
zhai4zhàidebt
絕對绝对jue2dui4juéduìabsolute
mi3rice
丟人丢人diu1ren2dīurénlose face, be disgraced
按時按时an4shi2ànshíon time, timely, promptly
信用信用xin4yong4xìnyòngcredit
穩定稳定wen3ding4wěndìngstable
fu4pay
其餘其余qi2yu2qíyúthe other, the rest
夢話梦话meng4hua4mènghuàwords spoken while sleeping, nonsense
meng4mèngdream
商品經濟商品经济shang1pin3 jing1ji4shāngpǐn jīngjìcommodity economy
商品商品shang1pin3shāngpǐncommodity, goods
gen1gēnfollow
觀念观念guan1nian4guānniànconcept
時代时代shi2dai4shídàitimes, era
bian4biànchange
實現实现shi2xian4shíxiànrealize, bring about, achieve
好處好处hao3chu4hǎochùadvantage, benefit
享受享受xiang3shou4xiǎngshòuenjoy, enjoyment
高薪高薪gao1xin1gāoxīnhigh salary
窮人穷人qiong2ren2qíongrénpoor people
luan4luànmessy, disordered, chaotic
消費消费xiao1fei4xiāofèiconsume
追求追求zhui1qiu2zhuīqíuseek
大部分大部分da4bu4fendàbùfenthe greater part
存款存款cun2kuan3cúnkuǎnbank savings
交際交际jiao1ji4jiāojìsocial relations, communication
今朝有酒今朝醉今朝有酒今朝醉jin1zhao1 you3 jiu3 jin1zhao1 zui4jīnzhāo yǒu jǐu jīnzhāo zuìget drunk while there is still wine, indulge oneself for the moment
奮鬥奋斗fen4dou4fèndòustruggle
美德美德mei3de2měidévirtue

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 36 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
季節季节ji4jie2jìjiéseason
ji4season
氣候气候qi4hou4qìhòuclimate
複雜复杂fu4za2fùzácomplicated
熱帶热带re4dai4rèdàithe tropics, torrid zone
寒帶寒带han2dai4hándàifrigid zone, the arctic
ge4each, every
暖氣暖气nuan3qi4nuǎnqìheating
羽絨服羽绒服yu3rong2fu2yǔróngfúdown coat
有時候有时候you3shi2(hou)yǒushí(hou)sometimes
dong4dòngmove
裙子裙子qun2ziqúnziskirt
最好最好zui4hao3zuìhǎohad better, it would be best
涼快凉快liang2kuailiángkuaicool
liao3liǎoto end up
除了…以外除了…以外chu2le_yi3wai4chúlě_yiwàiexcept, besides
路線路线lu4xian4lùxiànroute, itinerary
草原草原cao3yuan2cǎoyuángrassland
選擇选择xuan3ze2xuǎnzéselect, choice
內蒙内蒙nei4meng3nèiměngInner Mongolia
東北东北dong1bei3dōngběithe Northeast
現代现代xian4dai4xiàndàimodern
偉大伟大wei3da4wěidàgreat
詩人诗人shi1ren2shīrénpoet
小時候小时候xiao3shi2houxiǎoshíhouin one's childhood
bei4bèirecite from memory
床前明月光床前明月光chuang2qian2 ming2yue4 guang1chuángqián míngyuè guāngin front of the bed, the light of the bright moon shines
疑是地上霜疑是地上霜yi2shi4 di4shang4 shuang1yíshì dìshàng shuāngI suspect there is frost on the ground
舉頭望明月举头望明月ju3tou2 wang4 ming2yue4jǔtóu wàng míngyuèI raise my head and gaze at the bright moon
低頭思故鄉低头思故乡di1tou2 si1 gu4xiang1dītóu sī gùxiāngI lower my hed and think of my beloved hometown
shu2shúfamiliar
ye4page
家書抵萬金家书抵万金jia1shu1 di3 wan4jin1jiāshū dǐ wànjīna letter from home is worth a fortune in gold
珍貴珍贵zhen1gui4zhēnguìvaluable, precious
feng1fēng(measure word for letters)
唐詩選唐诗选tang2shi1xuan3tángshīxuǎnSelected Tang Poems
杜甫杜甫du4fu3dùfǔDu Fu (great poet of the Tang Dynasty)
莎士比亞莎士比亚sha1shi4bi3ya4shāshìbǐyàWilliam Shakespeare
僧敲月下門僧敲月下门seng1 qiao1 yue4xia4 men2sēng qiāo yuèxià ména monk knocks on a gate under the moonlight
qiao1qiāoknock
毛驢毛驴mao2lü2máolǘdonkey
描寫描写miao2xie3miáoxiědescribe
鳥宿池邊樹鸟宿池边树niao3 su4 chi2bian1 shu4niǎo sù chíbiān shùa bird spends the night on a tree by the side of the pool
niao3niǎobird
寺廟寺庙si4miao4sìmiàotemple
tui1tuīpush
轎子轿子jiao4zijiàozisedan chair
經過经过jing1guo4jīngguòpass, go through
guan1guāngovernment official
la1pull, drag
思考思考si1kao3sīkǎothink deeply
賈島贾岛jia3dao3jiǎdǎoJa Dao (Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 37 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
埋單埋单mai2dan1máidānpay a bill
晚飯晚饭wan3fan4wǎnfànsupper, dinner
越…越…越…越…yue4_yue4_yuè_yuè_the more... the more...
餐廳餐厅can1ting1cāntīngdining hall, dining room
味道味道wei4daowèidaotaste, flavor
帳單帐单zhang4dan1zhàngdānbill
zhang4zhàngbill, account
dan1dānlist
hui2huí(measure word for things or the times of an action)
qiang3qiǎngsnatch, make efforts to be the first, fight for
yue1yuēto ask or invite in advance
you2yóuby
明白明白ming2baimíngbaiunderstand, realize
AA制AA制aa zhi4àa zhi(to go) dutch
請客请客qing3ke4qǐngkèinvite someone to dinner (with the intent that they pay)
笑話笑话xiao4huaxiàohuajoke
球場球场qiu2chang3qíuchǎngfield or court for ball games
橄欖球橄榄球gan3lan3qiu2gǎnlǎnqíuAmerican football
大方大方da4fangdàfanggenerous
事先事先shi4xian1shìxiānin advance, beforehand
最後最后zui4hou4zuìhòufinal, last
羊肉羊肉yang2rou4yángròumutton
ban1bānclass
烤全羊烤全羊kao3 quan2 yang2kǎo quán yángwhole roasted lamb
an4ànaccording to
tai2táilift, raise
ju3hold up, raise
酒杯酒杯jiu3bei1jǐubēiwine cup
民歌民歌min2ge1míngēfolk song
飯店饭店fan4dian4fàndiànhotel, restaurant
首先首先shou3xian1shǒuxiānfirst of all, firstly
敬酒敬酒jing4jiu3jìngjǐupropose a toast, offer a cup of wine
jing4jìngrespect, politely offer
shou4shòureceive
尊敬尊敬zun1jing4zūnjìngrespect, honor
然後然后ran2hou4ránhòuthen, after that
接著接着jie1zhejiēzhefollow, carry on, then
愉快愉快yu2kuai4yúkuàijoyful, cheerful
蒙族蒙族meng3zu2měngzúMongolian ethnic group
新疆新疆xin1jiang1xīnjiāngXinjiang (autonomous region of China)
竹子竹子zhu2zizhúzibamboo
主任主任zhu3ren2zhǔrénmaster
阿姨阿姨a1yi2āyíhouse maid
肉絲炒竹筍肉丝炒竹笋rou4si1 chao3 zhu2sun3ròusī chǎo zhúsǔnstir-fried shredded pork with bamboo shoots
肉絲肉丝rou4si1ròusīshredded pork
chao3chǎostir-fry
竹筍竹笋zhu2sun3zhúsǔnbamboo shoots
詞典词典ci2dian3cídiǎndictionary
wa1dig
計劃生育计划生育ji4hua4 sheng1yu4jìhuà shēngyùfamily planning
計劃计划ji4hua4jìhuàplan
生於生于sheng1yu4shēngyùgive birth
優生優育优生优育you1sheng1 you1yu4yōushēng yōuyùhealthy birth and sound care
you1yōuexcellent
巧雲巧云qiao3yun1qiǎoyūnQiaoyun (name of a young maid)

NPCR Book 3 Lesson 38 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
太太太太tai4taitàitaiMrs., madam
jia4jià(of a woman) marry
新婚新婚xin1hun1xīnhūnnewly-married
幸福幸福xing4fu2xìngfúhappy
政府政府zheng4fu3zhèngfǔgovernment
登記登记deng1ji4dēngjìregister
結婚證结婚证jie2hun1zheng4jiéhūnzhèngmarriage certificate
喜糖喜糖xi3tang2xǐtángwedding candy
舉行举行ju3xing2jǔxínghold (a meeting or ceremony)
婚禮婚礼hun1li3hūnlǐwedding ceremony
tie1tiēpaste, stick
紅雙喜字红双喜字hong2 shuang1xi3 zi4hóng shuāngxǐ zìthe red 囍 character
雙喜双喜shuang1xi3shuāngxǐdouble happiness
shuang1shuāngpair
新娘新娘xin1niang2xīnniángbride
花轎花轿hua1jiao4huājiàobridal sedan chair
宴席宴席yan4xi2yànxíbanquet, feast
客人客人ke4renkèrenguest
教堂教堂jiao4tang2jiàotángchurch, cathedral
親戚亲戚qin1qiqīnqirelative, family member
表姐表姐biao3jie3biǎojiěolder female cousin
只是只是zhi3shi4zhǐshìonly, just
岳父岳父yue4fu4yuèfùfather-in-law (wife's father)
岳母岳母yue4mu3yuèmǔmother-in-law (wife's mother)
傑克杰克jie2ke4jiékèJack (a male Australian character in the NPCR textbook)
李玉蘭李玉兰li3 yu4lan2lǐ yùlánLi Yulan (a female Chinese character in the NPCR textbook)
開口开口kai1kou3kāikǒuopen one's mouth, start to talk (in an embarrassing manner)
kou3kǒumouth
商量商量shang1liangshāngliangdiscuss, talk over
lia3liǎtwo (people)
腦筋脑筋nao3jin1nǎojīnbrain, mind, way of thinking
規矩规矩gui1juguījurules, customs, manners
生氣生气sheng1qi4shēngqìget angry
大事大事da4shi4dàshìimportant matter, major issue
鄰居邻居lin2ju1línjūneighbor
衚衕胡同hu2tong4hútònglane, alley
批評批评pi1ping2pīpíngcriticize
決定决定jue2ding4juédìngdecide, make up one's mind
廚師厨师chu2shi1chúshīcook, chef
姑爺姑爷gu1yegūyeson-in-law
悉尼悉尼xi1ni2xīníSydney
慶祝庆祝qing4zhu4qìngzhùcelebrate
走馬燈走马灯zou3ma3deng1zǒumǎdēnglantern with revolving paper-cut figures
deng1dēnglamp, lantern
對聯对联dui4lian2duìliánantithetical couplet
上聯上联shang4lian2shàngliánthe first line of a couplet
下聯下联xia4lian2xiàliánsecond line of a couplet
熄燈熄灯xi1(deng1)xī(dēng)put out (a lamp)
dui4duìmatch
旗子旗子qi2ziqíziflag, banner
hu3tiger
飄揚飘扬piao1yang2piāoyángflutter, fly
飛虎旗飞虎旗fei1hu3qi2fēihǔqíflying tiger banner
juan3juǎnroll up
cang2cánghide
中榜中榜zhong4bang3zhòngbǎngone's name is published in the lsit of successful candidates or applicants
宋代宋代song4dai4sòngdàiSong Dynasty
王安石王安石wang2 an1shi2wáng ānshíWang Anshi (statesman and writer of the Song Dynasty)

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 39 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
總是总是zong3(shi4)zǒng(shì)always
親愛亲爱qin1ai4qīnàidear, beloved
終於终于zhong1yu2zhōngyúfinally, eventually
好吃好吃hao3chi1hǎochītasty, good to eat
能幹能干neng2gan4nénggànable, capable
gan4gànto do, to work
誇獎夸奖kua1jiang3kuājiǎngto praise
kua1kuāto praise
jiang3jiǎngto reward, prize
米飯米饭mi3fan4mǐfàn(cooked) rice
饿e4èhungry
滿man3mǎnfull, filled
wan3wǎnbowl
炒雞丁炒鸡丁chao3ji1ding1chǎojīdīngfried chicken cubes
chao3chǎoto stir-fry
ji1chicken
ding1dīngsmall cubes ("dice") of meat or vegetable
開飯館开饭馆kai1(fan4guan3)kāi(fànguǎn)to operate or manage (a restaurant)
老闆老板lao3ban3lǎobǎnboss, shopkeeper
打工打工da3gong1dǎgōngto work on odd jobs
分工分工fen1gong1fēngōngto divide the work
合作合作he2zuo4hézuòto cooperate, to work together
華人华人hua2ren2huárénChinese, foreign citizens of Chinese origin
必須必须bi4xu1bìxūmust, have to
畢業毕业bi4ye4bìyèto graduate
別扭别扭bie4niubièniuawkward, uncomfortable
gai3gǎito alter, to change, to correct
究竟究竟jiu1jing4jīujìngactually, exactly
初中初中chu1zhong1chūzhōngjunior middle school
chu1chūpreliminary, initial, first
高中高中gao1zhong1gāozhōngsenior middle school
gan3gǎndare
回信回信hui2xin4huíxìnto write in reply, a letter in reply
敲門敲门qiao1 men2qiāo ménto knock at the door
打聽打听da3tingdǎtingto inquire, to ask about (sth.)
地址地址di4zhi3dìzhǐaddress
突然突然tu1ran2tūránsuddenly, unexpectedly
見面见面jian4mian4jiànmiànto meet, to see
mian4miànface
shou4shòuthin
tan2tánto talk, to discuss
心裡心里xin1lixīnliin the heart, in (the) mind
xin1xīnheart, mind, feeling
理想理想li3xiang3lǐxiǎngideal
平常平常ping2chang2píngchángordinary, common
研究生研究生yan2jiu1sheng1yánjīushēnggraduate student
實習实习shi2xi2shíxíto practice, to do an internship
暑假暑假shu3jia4shǔjiàsummer vacation
握手握手wo4shou3wòshǒuto shake hands
wo4to hold, to clasp
ci2to resign, to quit
寧靜致遠宁静致远ning2jing4 zhi4 yuan3níngjìng zhì yuǎntranquility delivers transcendence
寧靜宁静ning2jing4níngjìngtranquil, peaceful, quiet
溫暖温暖wen1nuan3wēnnuǎnwarm
藍色蓝色lan2se4lánsèblue color
風衣风衣feng1yi1fēngyīovercoat
引起引起yin3qi3yǐnqǐto give rise to, to cause, to arouse
沉思沉思chen2si1chénsīto be lost in thought
允許允许yun3xu3yǔnxǔto allow
痛苦痛苦tong4ku3tòngkǔpain, suffering
zhu3zhǔto boil, to cook
菜譜菜谱cai4pu3càipǔcookbook
羅嗦罗嗦luo1suoluōsuolong-winded, wordy
愚人節愚人节yu2ren2 jie2yúrén jiéApril Fool's Day

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 40 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
半邊天半边天ban4bian1tian1bànbiāntiānhalf the sky
tian1tiānsky
全職全职quan2zhi2quánzhífull-time
zhi2zhípost, occupation, profession
婦女妇女fu4nü3fùnǚwoman
照顧照顾zhao4gu4zhàogùto look after, to take care of
家務家务jia1wu4jiāwùhousework, household chores
wu4affair, business
男人男人nan2ren2nánrénman, manfolk
權利权利quan2li4quánlìright
發揮发挥fa1hui1fāhuīto bring into play
作用作用zuo4yong4zuòyòngrole, effect, function
社會社会she4hui4shèhuìsociety
不只不只bu4zhi3bùzhǐnot only
家庭家庭jia1ting2jiātíngfamily, household
幾乎几乎ji1hu1jīhūnearly, almost
雙職工双职工shuang1zhi2gong1shuāngzhígōngworking couple, double-income couple
shuang1shuāngtwo, both
職工职工zhi2gong1zhígōngstaff, workers
要是要是yao4shiyàoshiif, suppose
看不起看不起kan4buqi3kànbuqǐto look down upon
為了为了wei4lewèilefor, in order to
男女男女nan2nü3nánnǚmen and women
nan2nánman, male
nü3woman, female
就業就业jiu4ye4jìuyèto be employed, to obtain employment
公平公平gong1ping2gōngpíngfair, just
方面方面fang1mian4fāngmiànaspect, respect
平等平等ping2deng3píngděngequality, equal
單位单位dan1wei4dānwèiunit (as an organization, a department, a division, a section, etc.)
競爭竞争jing4zheng1jìngzhēngto compete
機會机会ji1hui4jīhuìchance, oppourtunity
只有只有zhi3you3zhǐyǒuonly
同樣同样tong2yang4tóngyàngsame, similar
地位地位di4wei4dìwèiposition, status
擔負担负dan1fu4dānfùto bear, to shoulder
dan1dānto carry
fu4to shoulder
zhan4zhànto make up, to account for
fu4deputy, vice
總理总理zong3li3zǒnglǐpremier, prime minister
部長部长bu4zhang3bùzhǎngminister
紡織纺织fang3zhi1fǎngzhīspinning and weaving, textile
工人工人gong1ren2gōngrénworker
護士护士hu4shihùshinurse
封建封建feng1jian4fēngjiànfeudal
服從服从fu1cong2fūcóngto obey, to submit to
事業事业shi4ye4shìyècause, undertaking
矛盾矛盾mao2dun4máodùncontradiction
完全完全wan2quan2wánquáncomplete, whole
報酬报酬bao4choubàochoureward, pay
建築建筑jian4zhu4jiànzhùbuilding, architecture, to contruct
黃牛黄牛huang2niu2huángníuox, cow
草房草房cao3fang2cǎofángthatched cottage
qian4qiànto owe
生產隊長生产队长sheng1chan3 dui4zhang3shēngchǎn duìzhǎngproduction team leader
勇敢勇敢yong3gan3yǒnggǎnbrave
自信自信zi4xin4zìxìnself-confident
糧食粮食liang2shiliángshigrain, cereal, food
副業副业fu4ye4fùyèsideline, side-occupation
zhuan4zhuànto make a profit, to gain
pei2péito compensate, to pay for, to stand a loss
激烈激烈ji1lie4jīlièintense, fierce
口袋口袋kou3dai4kǒudàipocket
培訓培训pei2xun4péixùnto train
職稱职称zhi2cheng1zhíchēngprofessional title
婚姻婚姻hun1yin1hūnyīnmarriage
伊斯蘭伊斯兰yi1si1lan2yīsīlánIslam

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 41 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
律師律师lü4shi1lǜshīlawyer
事務所事务所shi4wu4suo3shìwùsuǒoffice
事務所事务所shi4wu4shìwùwork, general affairs
suo3suǒoffice
熟悉熟悉shi2xi1shíxīto be familiar with
想法想法xiang3fa3xiǎngfǎidea, opinion
需要需要xu1yao4xūyàoto need, to want, to require, needs
大官司大官司da3 guan1sidǎ guānsito go to court
官司官司guan1siguānsilawsuit
法律法律fa3lü4fǎlǜlaw
同意同意tong2yi4tóngyìto agree, to consent
公務員公务员gong1wu4yuan2gōngwùyuánpublic servant
公務公务gong1wu4gōngwùpublic affairs
法官法官fa3guan1fǎguānjudge
fa3law
guan1guāngovernment official
國營国营guo2ying2guóyíngstate-operated
kao4kàoto lean on, to depend on
平安平安ping2an1píngānsafe and sound
dai4dàigeneration
分配分配fen1pei4fēnpèito distribute, to assign
即使即使ji2shi3jíshǐeven, even if
關於关于guan1yu2guānyúabout, with regard to
挑戰挑战tiao3zhan4tiǎozhànto challenge
滿意满意man3yi4mǎnyìsatisfied, pleased
不管不管bu4guan3bùguǎnno matter (what, how, etc.)
前途前途qian2tu2qiántúthe future, prospect
招聘招聘zhao1pin4zhāopìnto invite applications for a job
pin4pìnto invite sb. to a post (or job)
廣告广告guang3gao4guǎnggàoadvertisement
ku3bitter, hardship, suffering
生意生意sheng1yishēngyibusiness, trade
zong3zǒngchief, general, total
休假休假xiu1jia4xīujiàto have (to take) a vacation
事情事情shi4qingshìqingaffair, matter, thing
ji2urgent, pressing, impatient
表演表演biao3yan3biǎoyǎnto act, to play, performance
能力能力neng2li4nénglìability, capability
出名出名chu1ming2chūmíngto become famous
成功成功cheng2gong1chénggōngto succeed, successful, success
導演导演dao3yan3dǎoyǎnto direct, director
面試面试mian4shi4miànshìto interview
通過通过tong1guo4tōngguòto pass, to pass through
改變改变gai3bian4gǎibiànto change
損失损失sun3shi1sǔnshīto lose, loss, damage
號碼号码hao4ma3hàomǎnumber
之內之内zhi1nei4zhīnèiwithin
nei4nèiinner, within, inside
討論讨论tao3lun4tǎolùnto discuss
騙子骗子pian4zipiànziswindler
pian4piànto deceive, to fool
歌王歌王ge1wang2gēwángking of folk songs
少數少数shao3shu4shǎoshùsmall number, minority
shen1shēndeep
創作创作chuang4zuo4chuàngzuòto create, to write
改編改编gai3bian1gǎibiānto adapt, to revise
留戀留恋liu2lian4líuliànto be reluctant to leave (a place), can't bear to part (from sb.)
張望张望zhang1wang4zhāngwàngto look around
石頭石头shi2toushítoustone
yuan2yuánround
西瓜西瓜xi1gua1xīguāwatermelon
tian2tiánsweet, honeyed
辮子辫子bian4zibiànzibraid, pigtail
眼睛眼睛yan3jingyǎnjingeye
王洛賓王洛宾wang2 luo4bin1wáng luòbīnWang Luobin (name of a Chinese musician)
漢族汉族han4zu2hànzúHan nationality
維吾爾族维吾尔族wei2wu2er3zu2wéiwúěrzúUygur
哈薩克族哈萨克族ha1sa4ke4zu2hāsàkèzúthe Kazak nationality
達阪城达坂城da2ban3cheng2dábǎnchéngDaban City (name of a town in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region)

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 42 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
yang2yángforeign
農村农村nong2cun1nóngcūnrural area, countryside
年夜飯年夜饭nian2ye4fan4niányèfànfamily reunion dinner on the lunar New Year's Eve
年夜年夜nian2ye4niányèthe lunar New Year's Eve
健康健康jian4kang1jiànkānghealthy
發財发财fa1cai2fācáito get rich, to make a fortune
fa1to make a fortune
cai2cáiwealth, money
萬事如意万事如意wan4 shi4 ru2yi4wàn shì rúyìrealize all one's wishes
反而反而fan3er2fǎnéron the contrary
chang2chángto taste, to try the flavor
紅燒魚红烧鱼hong2shao1yu2hóngshāoyúfish braised in brown sauce
紅燒红烧hong2shao1hóngshāoto braise in brown sauce
yu2fish
rou4ròumeat, pork
難道难道nan2dao4nándàoused in a rhetorical question for emphasis
發音发音fa1yin1fāyīnto pronounce
結餘结余jie2yu2jiéyúsurplus
yu2surplus
手機手机shou3ji1shǒujīmobile phone
餃子饺子jiao3zijiǎozidumpling
除夕除夕chu2xi1chúxīNew Year's Eve
守歲守岁shou3sui4shǒusuìto stay up all night on New Year's Eve
隨便随便sui2bian4suíbiàncasual, informal, random
放鞭炮放鞭炮fang4 bian1pao4fàng biānpàoto set off firecrackers
fang4fàngto set off
鞭炮鞭炮bian1pao4biānpàofirecrackers
禁止禁止jin4zhi3jìnzhǐto prohibit, to ban
怪不得怪不得guai4budeguàibudeno wonder, so that's why
外地外地wai4di4wàidìparts of the country other than where one is
春聯春联chun1lian2chūnliánSpring Festival Couplets
窗花窗花chuang1hua1chuānghuāpaper-cut for window decoration
尤其尤其you2qi2yóuqíespecially
遠親不如近鄰远亲不如近邻yuan3 qin1 bu4 ru2 jin4 lin2yuǎn qīn bù rú jìn lína close neighbor means more than a distant relative
四合院四合院si4he2yuan4sìhéyuàntraditional residential compound with houses around a square courtyard
院子院子yuan4(zi)yuàn(zi)courtyard
zhuang1zhuāngto load, to pack
卡車卡车ka3che1kǎchēlorry, truck
木頭木头mu4toumùtouwood, log
水泥水泥shui3ni2shuǐnícement
裝修装修zhuang1xiu1zhuāngxīuto fit up, to renovate
鄰居邻居lin2ju1línjūneighbor
xie4xièto unload, to discharge
幹活干活gan4huo2gànhuóto work
tang4tàngmeasure word for trips
笑話笑话xiao4huaxiàohuato laugh at somebody, joke
猶豫犹豫you2yu4yóuyùhesitate
tui1tuīto push
小車小车xiao3che1xiǎochēwheelbarrow
pai1pāito pat
連忙连忙lian2mang2liánmángpromptly
sheng1shēngmeasure word for sounds
拜年拜年bai4nian2bàiniánto pay a New Year's call
花生花生hua1sheng1huāshēngpeanut
li2pear
杏兒杏儿xing4rxìngrapricot
壓歲錢压岁钱ya1sui4qian2yāsuìqiánmoney given to children as a lunar New Year gift
年底年底nian2di3niándǐthe end of the year
fu4rich
小康小康xiao3kang1xiǎokāngrelatively comfortable life
山溝山沟shan1gou1shāngōuremote mountainous area
彩電彩电cai3dian4cǎidiàncolor television
農業农业nong2ye4nóngyèagriculture
養蜂养蜂yang3 feng1yǎng fēngto raise or keep bees
蜂蜜蜂蜜feng1mi4fēngmìhoney
que1quēto be short of sth., to lack sth.

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 43 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
仍然仍然reng2ran2réngránstill, yet
er2érused to express coordination
長衫长衫chang2shan1chángshānlong gown
惟一惟一wei2yi1wéiyīonly, sole
當時当时dang1shi2dāngshíthen, at that time
讀書人读书人du2shu1ren2dúshūrénscholar
做工做工zuo4gong1zuògōngto do manual work, to work
窮人穷人qiong2ren2qíongrénpoor person, the poor
qiong2qíongpoor
擺架子摆架子bai3 jia4zibǎi jiàzito put on airs
架子架子jia4zijiàziairs, haughty manner
理解理解li3jie3lǐjiěto understand, to comprehend
那麼那么na4menàmethen, in that case
諷刺讽刺feng3ci4fěngcìto satirize
揭露揭露jie1lu4jiēlùto expose
解釋解释jie3shi4jiěshìto explain
節目节目jie2mu4jiémùprogram
相聲相声xiang4shengxiàngshengcomic dialoge, crosstalk
個子个子ge4zigèziheight, stature
頭髮头发tou2fatóufa(human) hair
po4broken, worn-out
櫃檯柜台gui4tai2guìtáicounter
伙計伙计huo3jihuǒji(old word) shop assistant
寫法写法xie3fa3xiěfǎstyle of handwriting, the way of writing
可惜可惜ke3xi1kěxīpitiful
孔乙己孔乙己kong3 yi3ji3kǒng yǐjǐKong Yiji (name of a character in the Lu Xun's short story)
魯迅鲁迅lu3 xun4lǔ xùnLu Xun (a well-known modern Chinese writer)
咸亨酒店咸亨酒店xian2heng1 jiu3dian4xiánhēng jǐudiànXianhen Bar
酒店酒店jiu3dian4jǐudiànbar, restaurant, hotel
阿Q正傳阿Q正传a1ku zheng4zhuan4āku zhèngzhuànThe True Story of Ah Q
日記日记ri4ji4rìjìdiary
話劇话剧hua4ju4huàjùstage play, modern drama
電視劇电视剧dian4shi4ju4diànshìjùtelevision play, television series
還是还是hai2shiháishihad better
作家作家zuo4jia1zuòjiāwriter
資料资料zi1liao4zīliàodata, material
遺憾遗憾yi2han4yíhànregretful
組織组织zu3zhi1zǔzhīto organize
寶庫宝库bao3ku4bǎokùtreasure-house
講解員讲解员jiang3jie3yuan2jiǎngjiěyuánguide, narrator
講解讲解jiang3jie3jiǎngjiěto explain
時代时代shi2dai4shídàitimes, era, epoch
銅把手铜把手tong2 ba3shoutóng bǎshoubronze handle
tong2tóngcopper
把手把手ba3shoubǎshouhandle (of a door, window, suitcase, etc.)
…似的…似的_shi4de_shìdea particle indicating similarity
模型模型mo2xing2móxíngmodel
巴金巴金ba1 jin1bā jīnBa Jin (a well-known modern Chinese writer)
老捨老舍lao3 she3lǎo shěLao She (a well-known modern Chinese writer)
伯父伯父bo2fu4bófùuncle (father's elder brother)
在世在世zai4shi4zàishìbe living, exist
鼻子鼻子bi2zibízinose
鬍子胡子hu2zihúzibeard, moustache or whiskers
zhi2zhístraight
bian3biǎnflat
碰壁碰壁peng4bi4pèngbìto run up against a stone wall
peng4pèngto touch, to bump
bi4wall
小心小心xiao3xin1xiǎoxīncareful, to take care, to be careful
ying4yìnghard, solid
拉車拉车la1 che1lā chēto pull a card or rickshaw
呻吟呻吟shen1yin2shēnyínto groan, to moan
玻璃玻璃bo1libōliglass
zha1zhāto prick, to stick into
腳心脚心jiao3xin1jiǎoxīnthe underside of the arch (of the foot), arch
紗布纱布sha1bu4shābùbandage, gauze
sheng4shèngto be left over, to remain
眼鏡眼镜yan3jing4yǎnjìngglasses, spectacles

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 44 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
jing1jīngsmart, shrewd
睡衣睡衣shui4yi1shuìyīnight attire, pyjamas
繡花绣花xiu4hua1xìuhuāto embroider
xiu4xìuto embroider
熊貓熊猫xiong2mao1xíongmāopanda
xiong2xíongbear
mao1māocat
眼睛眼睛yan3jingyǎnjingeye
yuan2yuánround
適合适合shi4he2shìhéto suit, to fit
價錢价钱jia4qian2jiàqiánprice
jia4jiàprice
相信相信xiang1xin4xiāngxìnto believe in, to trust
梳子梳子shu1zishūzicomb
shu1shūto comb
鏡子镜子jing4zijìngzimirror, looking glass
挑選挑选tiao1xuan3tiāoxuǎnto choose, to select
tiao1tiāoto choose, to pick
xuan3xuǎnto select, to elect
huo4huògoods, commodity
質量质量zhi4liang4zhìliàngquality
直接直接zhi2jie1zhíjiēdirect
zhi2zhístraight
工廠工厂gong1chang3gōngchǎngfactory, mill, plant
bian4biànall over, everywhere
砍價砍价kan3jia4kǎnjiàto bargain
kan3kǎnto cut, to chop
厲害厉害li4hailìhaiterrible, formidable, serious
zhuan4zhuànto make a profit, to gain, to earn
賠本赔本pei2ben3péiběnto sustain a loss in business
pei2péito stand a loss, to compensate
ben3běncapital, principal
lan2lánblue
pang4pàngfat, stout
阿姨阿姨a1yi2āyíterm of address for any woman of one's mother's generation, auntie
文具店文具店wen2ju4dian4wénjùdiànstationary shop
文具文具wen2ju4wénjùstationary shop
下崗下岗xia4gang3xiàgǎngto be laid off
失去失去shi1qu4shīqùto lose
信心信心xin4xin1xìnxīnconfidence
攤子摊子tan1zitānzivendor's stand, stall, booth
玩具玩具wan2ju4wánjùtoy
關門关门guan1men2guānmén(of a shop, etc.) close
guan1guānto close
zhui1zhuīto chase after
書包书包shu1bao1shūbāoschoolbag
保管保管bao3guan3bǎoguǎnto take care of
晚報晚报wan3bao4wǎnbàoevening paper
態度态度tai4du4tàidùmanner, attitude
附近附近fu4jin4fùjìnnerby, neighbouring
連鎖店连锁店lian2suo3dian4liánsuǒdiànchain store
女工女工nü3gong1nǚgōngfemale worker
富裕富裕fu4yu4fùyùprosperous, rich
fu4rich, wealthy
超級市場超级市场chao1(ji2)shi4(chang3)chāo(jí)shì(chǎng)supermarket
超級超级chao1ji2chāojísuper
市場市场shi4chang3shìchǎngmarket
老百姓老百姓lao3bai3xing4lǎobǎixìngordinary folk, common people
改革改革gai3ge2gǎigéto reform
開放开放kai1fang4kāifàngto lift a ban
ping2pínggo by, base on
糧票粮票liang2piao4liángpiàofood coupon
進口进口jin4kou3jìnkǒuto import
羡慕羡慕xian4mu4xiànmùto admire, to envy
電器电器dian4qi4diànqìelectrical equipment
發愁发愁fa1chou2fāchóuto worry, to be anxious
chou2chóuto worry, to be anxious
打折扣打折扣da3 zhe2kou4dǎ zhékòuto give a discount
抽獎抽奖chou1jiang3chōujiǎngto draw lots (to give out prizes), draw a winning number (for lottery, sweepstake, etc.)
值得值得zhi2de2zhídéto be worthy of, to deserve
中將中将zhong4jiang3zhòngjiǎngto win a prize
獎品奖品jiang3pin3jiǎngpǐnprize
項鏈项链xiang4lian4xiàngliànnecklace
秀水街秀水街xiu4shui3 jie1xìushuǐ jiēXiyshui Street (a street in Beijing)

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 45 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
求職求职qiu2zhi2qíuzhíto apply for a job
秘書秘书mi4shu1mìshūsecretary
ben3běnone's own, native, this, present
市場開發部市场开发部shi4chang3 kai1fa1bu4shìchǎng kāifābùMarket Development Department
開發开发kai1fa1kāifāto develop
bu4department
出差出差chu1chai1chūchāito be on an official or business trip
商務商务shang1wu4shāngwùcommercial affairs, business affairs
職務职务zhi2wu4zhíwùpost, job
要求要求yao1qiu2yāoqíuto demand, to require, to ask
工商工商gong1shang1gōngshāngindustry and commerce
貿易贸易mao4yi4màoyìtrade
代表代表dai4biao3dàibiǎodeputy, delegate, representative, to represent
經驗经验jing1yan4jīngyànexperience
ji2level, grade
進修进修jin4xiu1jìnxīuto engage in advanced studies
yu2in, on, at (indicating time or place)
成為成为cheng2wei2chéngwéito become, to turn into
簡歷简历jian3li4jiǎnlìresume, curriculum vitae
適應适应shi4ying4shìyìngto suit, to adapt to, to adjust to
考慮考虑kao3lü4kǎolǜto think over, to consider
一切一切yi2qie4yíqièall, every, everything
簽訂签订qian1ding4qiāndìngto sign
合同合同he2tonghétongcontract
無論无论wu2lun4wúlùnno matter what, how, etc.
漢語水平考試汉语水平考试han4yu3 shui3ping2 kao3shi4hànyǔ shuǐpíng kǎoshìChinese Proficency Test (HSK)
合資合资he2zi1hézīenter into partnership, pool capital
業務业务ye4wu4yèwùprofessional work, business
本人本人ben3ren2běnrénI (me, myself), oneself
申請申请shen1qing3shēnqǐngto apply for
負責负责fu4ze2fùzéto be responsible for, to be in charge of
聯繫联系lian2xi4liánxìto contact, to touch
精神精神jing1shen2jīngshénspirit, mind
創新创新chuang4xin1chuàngxīnto create, to be creative
ci2to resign, to dismiss
根據根据gen1ju4gēnjùaccording to, in the light of
fu4to add, to attach, to enclose
電子郵件电子邮件dian4zi3 you2jian4diànzǐ yóujiàne-mail
電子电子dian4zi3diànzǐelectron
郵件邮件you2jian4yóujiànpostal matter, mail
順致顺致shun4zhi4shùnzhì"to take the oppourtunity to express…" (used at the close of a letter)
誠摯诚挚cheng2zhi4chéngzhìsincere, cordial
敬意敬意jing4yi4jìngyìrespect, tribute
信箱信箱xin4xiang1xìnxiāngmailbox, post-office box (POB)
ABC商學院ABC商学院abixi shang1xue2yuan4ābixi shangxuéyuànABC Commercial College (a business school)
亞洲亚洲ya4zhou1yàzhōuAsia
西北西北xi1bei3xīběiNorthwest
專科學校专科学校zhuan1ke1 xue2xiao4zhuānkē xuéxiàocollege for professional training
經歷经历jing1li4jīnglìexperience
修建修建xiu1jian4xīujiànto build, to construct
高速公路高速公路gao1su4 gong1lu4gāosù gōnglùexpressway
高速高速gao1su4gāosùhigh speed
公路公路gong1lu4gōnglùhighway
維修维修wei2xiu1wéixīuto keep in (good) repair, to maintain
報名报名bao4ming2bàomíngto sign up for sth.
shai4shàito bask in the sunlight, to tan
調diao4diàoto transfer, to move
工程師工程师gong1cheng2shi1gōngchéngshīengineer
人才人才ren2cai2réncáitalented person
局長局长ju2zhang3júzhǎngbureau chief
侄女侄女zhi2nü3zhínǚbrother's daughter, niece
錄取录取lu4qu3lùqǔto enroll, to admit
教師教师jiao4shi1jiàoshīteacher
教學教学jiao4xue2jiàoxuéto teach
母語母语mu3yu3mǔyǔnative language, mother tongue

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 46 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
輔導辅导fu3dao3fǔdǎoto give guidance in study or training, to tutor
就是就是jiu4shi4jìushìonly, merely
負擔负担fu4dan1fùdānto bear, to shoulder, load, burden
調查调查diao4cha2diàocháto investigate, survey
頭班車头班车tou2ban1che1tóubānchēfirst bus
tou2tóufirst
ban1bānmeasure word for scheduled forms of transportation
家長家长jia1zhang3jiāzhǎngthe parent or guardian of a child
作業作业zuo4ye4zuòyèschool assignment, homework
本來本来ben3lai2běnláioriginal, at first
完成完成wan2cheng2wánchéngto accomplish, to complete
xian2xiánto dislike, to complain about
增加增加zeng1jia1zēngjiāto increase, to raise
經常经常jing1chang2jīngchángoften, frequently
培養培养pei2yang3péiyǎngto foster, to train
優秀优秀you1xiu4yōuxìuoutstanding, excellent
you1yōuexcellent
風氣风气feng1qi4fēngqìgeneral mood, atmosphere
影響影响ying3xiang3yǐngxiǎngto influence, to affect, effect
周末周末zhou1mo4zhōumòweekend
zhou1zhōuweek
放鬆放松fang4song1fàngsōngto relax, to loosen
補習补习bu3xi2bǔxíto take extra classes after school
特長特长te4chang2tèchángstrong point, speciality
要麼要么yao4meyàomeor
領導领导ling3dao3lǐngdǎoto lead, leader
贊成赞成zan4cheng2zànchéngto approve of, to agree with
bing4bìngused before a negative for emphasis, usually as a retort
爺爺爷爷ye2yeyéyegrandfather
奶奶奶奶nai3nainǎinaigrandmother
聰明聪明cong1ming2cōngmíngintelligent, clever
反對反对fan3dui4fǎnduìto appose, to be against
離開离开li2kai1líkāito leave, to depart
獨立独立du2li4dúlìto be independent
ku1to weep, to cry
堅決坚决jian1jue2jiānjuéfirm, resolute, determined
保證保证bao3zheng4bǎozhèngto pledge, to guarantee
不斷不断bu2duan4búduàncontinuously, constantly
急忙急忙ji2mang2jímánghurried, hasty
聽話听话ting1hua4tīnghuàto be obedient
團結团结tuan2jie2tuánjiéto unite, to rally
luan4luànrandom, untidy
簽字签字qian1zi4qiānzìto sign one's name, signature
ren3rěnto endure, to tolerate
guai4guàito blame
dai4dàibag, sack
糊塗糊涂hu2tuhútumuddled, confused
縣官县官xian4guan1xiànguāncounty magistrate
liang3liǎngtael (old unit of weight for silver or gold)
銀子银子yin2ziyínzisilver, money
雞蛋鸡蛋ji1dan4jīdànchicken egg
dan4dànegg
fu2to be convinced, to obey
shen3shěnto interrogate, to try
遲到迟到chi2dao4chídàoto be late, to arrive late
大人大人da4rendàren"Your Excellency"
麥子麦子mai4zimàiziwheat
收成收成shou1chengshōuchengharvest, crop
胡說胡说hu2shuo1húshuōto talk nonsense
lian3liǎnface
產品产品chan3pin3chǎnpǐnproduct, produce

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 47 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
基本上基本上ji1ben3shangjīběnshangbasically, essentially
基本基本ji1ben3jīběnbasic, fundamental, fundamentally
實行实行shi2xing2shíxíngto put into practice, to carry out
改革改革gai3ge2gǎigéto reform, reform
開放开放kai1fang4kāifàngto lift a ban, restriction, etc.
既然既然ji4ran2jìránsince, as, now that
原因原因yuan2yin1yuányīncause, reason
學費学费xue2fei4xuéfèituition fee
支持支持zhi1chi2zhīchíto support, to hold out
勞動力劳动力lao2dong4li4láodònglìlabor force
勞動劳动lao2dong4láodòngto work, to labor
集體集体ji2ti3jítǐcollective
崗位岗位gang3wei4gǎngwèipost, job
計劃计划ji4hua4jìhuàto plan, plan
義務义务yi4wu4yìwùduty, voluntary
難說难说nan2shuo1nánshuōhard to say
部分部分bu4fenbùfenpart
家教家教jia1jiao4jiājiàoto tutor, tutor
小組小组xiao3zu3xiǎozǔgroup
組長组长zu3zhang3zǔzhǎnggroup leader
zhang3zhǎngchief, head
cheng1chēngto call
wei2wéito act as, to serve as
頭兒头儿tou2rtóur(coll.) head, chief, boss
也許也许ye3xu3yěxǔperhaps, probably
qiang2qiángstrong, better
懂得懂得dong3de2dǒngdéto understand, to know
減輕减轻jian3qing1jiǎnqīngto lighten, to reduce
jian3jiǎnto reduce, to decrease, to subtract
dang1dāngjust at (at time), when
zhi1zhīmeasure word for one of a pair or for certain animals, boats or utensils
pao4pàoto steep, to soak
rou2róuto rub, to knead
yao1yāowaist
shen1shēndeep, difficult
拼命拼命pin1ming4pīnmìngdesperately, exerting one's utmost
pi2skin, leather
que4quèbut, yet, however
出國出国chu1guo2chūguóto go abroad
吃苦吃苦chi1ku3chīkǔto bear hardships
輕鬆轻松qing1song1qīngsōnglight, relaxed
堅持坚持jian1chi2jiānchíto persist in
勝利胜利sheng4li4shènglìto win victory, victory
旅游鞋旅游鞋lü3you2xie2lǚyóuxiéwalking shoes, sneakers
xie2xiéshoes
難過难过nan2guo4nánguòto feel sorry, to feel bad, sad
cun2cúnto deposit
新西蘭新西兰xin1xi1lan2xīnxīlánNew Zealand
難忘难忘nan2wang4nánwàngunforgettable
經歷经历jing1li4jīnglìto undergo, experience
爭取争取zheng1qu3zhēngqǔto strive for
大爺大爷da4yedàyeuncle (a respectful form of address for an eldery man)
大媽大妈da4ma1dàmāaunt (a respectful form of address for an elderly woman)
業餘业余ye4yu2yèyúsparetime
耐心耐心nai4xin1nàixīnpatient, patience
起名字起名字qi3 ming2ziqǐ míngzito give a name
遲到迟到chi2dao4chídàoto be late
早退早退zao3tui4zǎotuìto leave early
請假请假qing3jia4qǐngjiàto ask for leave of absence
剋林克林ke4lin2kèlínCollin (name of a person)
奧運奥运ao4yun4àoyùnthe Olympic Games
雪絨花雪绒花xue3rong2hua1xuěrónghuā"Edelweiss" (song from the movie The Sound of Music)

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 48 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
獨生子女独生子女du2 sheng1 zi3nü3dú shēng zǐnǚonly child
du2only, merely, alone
sheng1shēngto give birth to
子女子女zi3nü3zǐnǚsons and daughters, children
生育生育sheng1yu4shēngyùto give birth to, to bear
鼓勵鼓励gu3li4gǔlìto encourage, to urge
dui4duìpair
夫婦夫妇fu1fu4fūfùman and wife
年代年代nian2dai4niándàidecade
增長增长zeng1zhang3zēngzhǎngto increase, to grow
達到达到da2dao4dádàoto reach, to attain
儘管尽管jin3guan3jǐnguǎnthough, in spite of
以來以来yi3lai2yǐláisince
政策政策zheng4ce4zhèngcèpolicy
控制控制kong4zhi4kòngzhìto control
lü4rate
平均平均ping2jun1píngjūneven, average, to average
保持保持bao3chi2bǎochíto keep, to maintain
速度速度su4du4sùdùspeed
其實其实qi2shi2qíshíin fact, as a matter of fact
交通交通jiao1tong1jiāotōngtraffic, communications
deng3děngand so on, and so forth
一直一直yi4zhi2yìzhícontinuously, all along, always
傳統传统chuan2tong3chuántǒngtradition
重男輕女重男轻女zhong4 nan2qing1 nü3zhòng nánqīng nǚregard men as superior to women
客觀客观ke4guan1kèguānobjective
分析分析fen1xi1fēnxīto analyze
稍微稍微shao1wei1shāowēia little, slightly
丁克家庭丁克家庭ding1ke4 jia1ting2dīngkè jiātíngfamily with double income and no kids
丁剋丁克ding1ke4dīngkèdouble income and no kids ("DINK")
養兒防老养儿防老yang3 er2 fang2 lao3yǎng ér fáng lǎobring up children to provide against old aage
長期长期chang2qi1chángqīlong-term, long lasting
農業农业nong2ye4nóngyèagriculture, farming
居民居民ju1min2jūmínresident, inhabitant
出現出现chu1xian4chūxiànto appear, to emerge
保險保险bao3xian3bǎoxiǎnsafe, insurance
制度制度zhi4du4zhìdùsystem
形式形式xing2shi4xíngshìform
總數总数zong3shu4zǒngshùtotal, sum
實際实际shi2ji4shíjìreality, real, realistic, practical
大概大概da4gai4dàgàigeneral, rough, probably
違反违反wei2fan3wéifǎnto violate, to run counter to, to go against
規律规律gui1lü4guīlǜlaw
不利不利bu2li4búlìunfavorable, disadvantageous
有力有力you3li4yǒulìadvantageous, beneficial
專家专家zhuan1jia1zhuānjiāexpert, specialist
自由自由zi4you2zìyóufreedom, free
說明说明shuo1ming2shuōmíngto explain, to show, explanation
太爺爺太爷爷tai4ye2yetàiyéyegreat-grandfather
儲存储存chu3cun2chǔcúnto store
糧食粮食liang2shiliángshigrain
que1quēto lack
積穀防飢积谷防饥ji1 gu3 fang2 ji1jī gǔ fáng jīstore up grain against famine
shai4shàito dry in the sun
佩服佩服pei4fu2pèifúto admire
了不起了不起liao3buqi3liǎobuqǐunusual, outstanding
主持人主持人zhu3chi2ren2zhǔchírénanchorperson, host or hostess
an4ànbank, shore
歌星歌星ge1xing1gēxīngstar singer, accomplished vocalist
hong3hǒngto coax
quan4quànto try to persuade, to convince
負增長负增长fu4zeng1zhang3fùzēngzhǎngnegative growth
清朝清朝qing1chao2qīngcháoQing Dynasty (1616-1911)
民國民国min2guo2mínguóRepublic of China (1912-1949)
鄧小平邓小平deng4 xiao3ping2dèng xiǎopíngDeng Xiaoping (1904-1997)
小葉子小叶子xiao3 ye4zixiǎo yèziXiao Yezi (name of a TV program host)

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 49 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
頭痛醫腳头痛医脚tou2 tong4 yi1 jiao3tóu tòng yī jiǎotreat the foot when the head aches
tong4tòngto ache
yi1to treet, doctor, medical science
jiao3jiǎofoot
胃病胃病wei4bing4wèibìngstomach trouble, gastric disease
wei4wèistomach
quan4quànto advise, to persuade
中醫中医zhong1yi1zhōngyītraditional Chinese medical science, doctor of traditional Chinese medicine
病人病人bing4ren2bìngrénpatient
手腕手腕shou3wan4shǒuwànwrist
號脈号脉hao4mai4hàomàito feel the pulse
hao4hàoto examine, to feel
mai4màipulse
西醫西医xi1yi1xīyīWestern medicine, doctor of Western medicine
聽診器听诊器ting1zhen3qi4tīngzhěnqìstethoscope
聽診听诊ting1zhen3tīngzhěnauscultation
qi4appliance, implement, utensil
信息信息xin4xi1xìnxīinformation
氣色气色qi4se4qìsècomplexion, color
理論理论li3lun4lǐlùntheory
大夫大夫dai4fudàifudoctor
醫學医学yi1xue2yīxuémedical science
重視重视zhong4shi4zhòngshìto attach importance to, to think highly of
結合结合jie2he2jiéhéto combine, to integrate
化驗化验hua4yan4huàyànto do a laboratory test, to have a chemical or physical examination
機器机器ji1qi4jīqìmachine
器官器官qi4guan1qìguānorgan, apparatus
零件零件ling2jian4língjiànspare part, component (of a machine)
修理修理xiu1li3xīulǐto repair, to mend
整體整体zheng3ti3zhěngtǐwhole, entirety
zheng3zhěngwhole
ti3body
mou3mǒucertain, some
gan1gānliver
zhi4zhìto treat (a disease), to cure
按摩按摩an4mo2ànmóto massage
腳指頭脚指头jiao3zhi3toujiǎozhǐtoutoe
指頭指头zhi3touzhǐtoutoe
ken3kěnto be willing to
正好正好zheng4hao3zhènghǎohappen to , just right
舌頭舌头she2toushétoutongue
開藥方开药方kai1 yao4fang1kāi yàofāngto write a prescription
藥方药方yao4fang1yàofāngprescription
要緊要紧yao4jin3yàojǐnserious, important
緊張紧张jin3zhang1jǐnzhāngtense, nervous
山楂山楂shan1zha1shānzhā(Chinese) hawthorn
運動运动yun4dong4yùndòngto do physical exercises
簡直简直jian3zhi2jiǎnzhísimply, at all
消化消化xiao1hua4xiāohuàto digest
zi4from
動物动物dong4wu4dòngwùanimal
礦物矿物kuang4wu4kuàngwùmineral
利用利用li4yong4lìyòngto make use of, to utilize
獨特独特du2te4dútèunique, distinctive
針灸针灸zhen1jiu3zhēnjǐuacupuncture
氣功气功qi4gong1qìgōngqigong, a traditional Chinese system of deep breathing exercises
同仁堂同仁堂tong2ren2 tang2tóngrén tángTongren Medicine Shop (a famous pharmacy of traditional Chinese medicine)
諱疾忌醫讳疾忌医hui4 ji2 ji4 yi1huì jí jì yīhide one's sickness for fear of treatment, conceal one's faults for fear of criticism
國王国王guo2wang2guówángking
王宮王宫wang2gong1wánggōngimperial palace
皮膚皮肤pi2fu1pífūskin
醫術医术yi1shu4yīshùmedical skill
大臣大臣da4chen2dàchénminister
肌肉肌肉ji1rou4jīròumuscle
chang2chángintestines
熱敷热敷re4fu1rèfūto apply a hot compress
承認承认cheng2ren4chéngrènto recognize, to admit
骨髓骨髓gu3sui3gǔsuǐbone marrow
發作发作fa1zuo4fāzuòto break out, to show the effects of
扁鵲扁鹊bian3 que4biǎn quèBian Que (a well-known Chinese doctor of the Warring States Period)
戰國战国zhan4guo2zhànguóthe Warring States (475-221 B.C.)
艾滋病艾滋病ai4zi1bing4àizībìngAIDS

NPCR Book 4 Lesson 50 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
飛船飞船fei1chuan2fēichuánspaceship, spacecraft
太空太空tai4kong1tàikōngthe firmament, outer space
新聞新闻xin1wen2xīnwénnews
zai2záito carry, to be loaded with
發射发射fa1she4fāshèto launch, to discharge
she4shèto shoot, to fire, to discharge
恨不得恨不得hen4budehènbudebe dying or itching to
hen4hènto hate
航天航天hang2tian1hángtiānspace flight
hang2hángto navigate
kua4kuàto stride, to step (forward or sideways)
從此从此cong2ci3cóngcǐfrom this time on, from now on
飛行飞行fei1xing2fēixíng(of an airplane) to fly
嫦娥奔月嫦娥奔月chang2e2 ben4 yue4chángé bèn yuèChang'e flying to the moon
製造制造zhi4zao4zhìzàoto manufacture, to make
火箭火箭huo3jian4huǒjiànrocket
jian4jiànarrow
力量力量li4lianglìliangphysical strength, mental ability
願望愿望yuan4wang4yuànwàngdesire, wish
航天員航天员hang2tian1yuan2hángtiānyuánastronaut, spaceman
標準标准biao1zhun3biāozhǔnstandard, criterion
身高身高shen1gao1shēngāoheight (of a person)
體重体重ti3zhong4tǐzhòng(body) weight
左右左右zuo3you4zuǒyòuabout, around (indicating an approximate number)
進行进行jin4xing2jìnxíngto conduct, to carry out
嚴格严格yan2ge2yángéstrict, rigorous
訓練训练xun4lian4xùnliànto train, training, drill
將來将来jiang1lai2jiāngláifuture
神舟神舟shen2zhou1shénzhōuShenzhou (name of a Chinese spacecraft)
明代明代ming2dai4míngdàiMing Dynasty (1368-1644)
gong1gōngmale (animal)
xie4xiècrab
mu3female (animal)
zhua3zhuǎclaw
分開分开fen1kai1fēnkāito separate
主人主人zhu3ren2zhǔrénhost, master, owner
nen4nènyoung and tender, (not overcooked) tender
xiang1xiāng(of food) savoury, fragrant
營養营养ying2yang3yíngyǎngnutrition
道理道理dao4lidàolireason, sense, truth
東半球东半球dong1ban4qiu2dōngbànqíuEastern Hemisphere
半球半球ban4qiu2bànqíuhemisphere
西半球西半球xi1ban4qiu2xībànqíuWestern Hemisphere
蘿卜青菜,各有所愛萝卜青菜,各有所爱luo2bo qing1cai4 ge4 you3 suo3 ai4luóbo qīngcài gè yǒu suǒ àino dish suits all tastes
蘿卜萝卜luo2boluóboradish
青菜青菜qing1cai4qīngcàigreen vegetables
地球地球di4qiu2dìqíuthe earth, the globe
多樣化多样化duo1yang4hua4duōyànghuàdiversity
和平和平he2ping2hépíngpeace
相處相处xiang1chu3xiāngchǔto get along (with one another)
加強加强jia1qiang2jiāqiángto strengthen
進口进口jin4kou3jìnkǒuto import
有趣有趣you3qu4yǒuqùinteresting
短信短信duan3xin4duǎnxìnmessage
同事同事tong2shi4tóngshìcolleague
問候问候wen4hou4wènhòuto send one's regards to sb.
千萬千万qian1wan4qiānwànten million, to be sure to
玩游戲玩游戏wan2 you2xi4wán yóuxìto play a game
分享分享fen1xiang3fēnxiǎngto share (joy, rights, etc.)
xiang3xiǎngto make a sound, to ring
冰箱冰箱bing1xiang1bīngxiāngrefrigerator
雞蛋鸡蛋ji1dan4jīdànegg
老子老子lao3zilǎozi(coll.) I, your father (said in anger or in fun)
獼猴桃猕猴桃mi2hou2tao2míhóutáokiwi fruit
討厭讨厌tao3yan4tǎoyàndisgusting
蒼蠅苍蝇cang1yingcāngyingfly
誤會误会wu4hui4wùhuìto misunderstand
丫頭丫头ya1touyātou(coll.) girl
心情心情xin1qing2xīnqíngframe (or state) of mind, mood
屬於属于shu3yu2shǔyúto belong to
模特兒模特儿mo2ter4mótèrmodel
飛行員飞行员fei1xing2yuan2fēixíngyuánpilot
戰爭战争zhan4zheng1zhànzhēngwar

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 51 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
母愛母爱mu3ai4mǔàilove of mother
顯得显得xian3dexiǎndeto seem, to appear
成人成人cheng2ren2chéngrénto grow up
各自各自ge4zi4gèzìeach
匆匆匆匆cong1cong1cōngcōnghurriedly
當年当年dang1nian2dāngniánin those years
情景情景qing2jing3qíngjǐngscene
如今如今ru2jin1rújīnnowadays, now
冷清冷清leng3qing1lěngqīngcold and cheerless, lonely, deserted
不知不知bu4zhi1bùzhīdo not know
便便bian4biànas soon as, as much as
dao4dàoto pour
cou4còuto make up the number or amount, to serve as a stopgap
雙數双数shuang1shu4shuāngshùdual, even number
親自亲自qin1zi4qīnzìpersonally, in person, oneself
不許不许bu4xu3bùxǔnot allow
眼淚眼泪yan3lei4yǎnlèitear
kou4kòuto place a cup, bowl, etc. upside down
yong3yǒngto gush, to well to pour
zhuang4zhuàngmeasure word for buildings
喘氣喘气chuan3 qi4chuǎn qìbreathe (deeply), pant, gasp
真是真是zhen1shi4zhēnshìreally
衣架衣架yi1jia4yījiàclothes rack
玻璃玻璃bo1libōliglass
書櫃书柜shu1gui4shūguìbook cabinet, bookcase
gui4guìcupboard cabinet
chao2cháofacing, towards
灰塵灰尘hui1chen2huīchéndust, dirt
hui1huīash
地震地震di4zhen4dìzhènearthquake, earthshock
zhen4zhènto shake, to shock, to vibrate
za2to pound, to smash, to tamp
竟然竟然jing4ran2jìngránunexpectedly, to one's surprise, actually
yu4to encounter, to meet
枕頭枕头zhen3touzhěntoupillow
nuo2nuóto move, to shift
lian3liǎnface
ce4side
從小从小cong2xiao3cóngxiǎofrom childhood
乾燥干燥gan1zao4gānzàodry, arid
gan1gāndry
zao4zàodry
mo1to touch
被子被子bei4zibèiziquilt
褥子褥子ru4zirùzitick, mattress
不安不安bu4an1bùānuneasy
yang3yǎngface upward
漫漫長夜漫漫长夜man4man4 chang2 ye4mànmàn cháng yèlong night
漫漫漫漫man4man4mànmàn(of place) boundless, (of time) long and slow
入睡入睡ru4 shui4rù shuìto fall asleep
張望张望zhang1wang4zhāngwàngto look around, to peep
wang4wàngto gaze into the distance, to look far ahead
fu2to support with the hand
ca1to scrape, to wipe
矮小矮小ai3xiao3ǎixiǎoshort and small
ai3ǎishort, low
慈祥慈祥ci2xiang2cíxiángkindly
白髮蒼蒼白发苍苍bai2 fa4 cang1cang1bái fà cāngcānghoary-haired
蒼蒼苍苍cang1cang1cāngcānggrey
bei1bēito carry something on one's back
癱瘓瘫痪tan1huan4tānhuànto be paralyzed
cun4cùninch
輪椅轮椅lun2yi3lúnyǐwheelchair
孝順孝顺xiao4shun4xiàoshùnfilial piety
嫌棄嫌弃xian2qi4xiánqìto dislike and avoid
爭氣争气zheng1 qi4zhēng qìto try to make a good showing, to try to win credit for
拖累拖累tuo1lei4tuōlèito encumber, to be a burden on
難關难关nan2guan1nánguāndifficulty
打擾打扰da3rao3dǎrǎoto disturb, to trouble
壓力压力ya1li4yālìpressure
樂觀乐观le4guan1lèguānoptimistic
強項强项qiang2xiang4qiángxiàngadvantage, strong point
愛護爱护ai4hu4àihùcherish, to take good care of
傷害伤害shang1hai4shānghàito damage, to hurt
隱瞞隐瞒yin3man2yǐnmánto hide, to hold back
過分过分guo4fen4guòfènexcessive, undue, over-
羡慕羡慕xian4mu4xiànmùto admire, to be envious of
明星明星ming2xing1míngxīngstar
空間空间kong1jian1kōngjiānspace
cui1cuīto urge, to hasten
fan2fánto be annoyed, to be irritated
處理处理chu3li3chǔlǐto deal with, to handle
piao1piāoto flutter, float (in the air)
雪花雪花xue3hua1xuěhuāsnowflake
早班早班zao3ban1zǎobānmorning shift
喇叭喇叭la3balǎbahorn, loudspeaker
luo4luòto drop, to fall
pao1pāoto throw, to toss
震撼震撼zhen4han4zhènhànshocked

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 52 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
pian4piànscene or wide expanse, slice
yan1yānsmoke
廢墟废墟fei4xu1fèixūruins, debris
發生发生fa1sheng1fāshēngto happen, to occur, to take place
房東房东fang2dong1fángdōnglandlord
謝天謝地谢天谢地xie4 tian1 xie4 di4xiè tiān xiè dìthank God
燒傷烧伤shao1shang1shāoshāngburn
shao1shāoto burn
清醒清醒qing1xing3qīngxǐngclear-headed, to regain consciousness
xing3xǐngto wake up, to regain consciousness
guang1guāngused up, nothing left
安慰安慰an1wei4ānwèito comfort, console
賠償赔偿pei2chang2péichángto compensate, to pay for, compensation
勉強勉强mian3qiang3miǎnqiǎngreluctant, to do with difficulty
財產财产cai2chan3cáichǎnwealth
博士博士bo2shi4bóshìdoctor
服裝設計服装设计fu2zhuang1 she4ji4fúzhuāng shèjìdress design
服裝服装fu2zhuang1fúzhuāngclothing, costume
設計设计she4ji4shèjìto design
碩士硕士shuo4shi4shuòshìmaster
學位学位xue2wei4xuéwèiacademic degree
獎學金奖学金jiang3xue2jin1jiǎngxuéjīnfellowship, scholarship
節省节省jie2sheng3jiéshěngto save
zan3zǎnto accumulate, to save money
自費自费zi4fei4zìfèiat one's own expense
sheng4shèngto remain, to be left (over)
從頭从头cong2tou2cóngtóufrom the beginning
yu4beforehand, in advance
退退tui4tuìto move back, to return
原來原来yuan2lai2yuánláiformer, formerly, originally
窗簾窗帘chuang1lian2chuāngliáncurtain, window curtain
床罩床罩chuang2zhao4chuángzhàobedspread, counterpane
zhao4zhàoto cover, cover
兒童儿童er2tong2értóngchildren
黑人黑人hei1ren2hēirénblack person
總而言之总而言之zong3 er2 yan2 zhi1zǒng ér yán zhīin brief, altogether, to sum up
算是算是suan4shi4suànshìregard as, count as
病友病友bing4you3bìngyǒupeople who become friends in hospital, wardmate
餡餅馅饼xian4bing3xiànbǐngpie
xian4xiànstuffing
包子包子bao1zibāozisteamed stuffed bun
han3hǎnto shout, to yell, to cry out
感動感动gan3dong4gǎndòngto be affected, to be moved
liu2líuto leave behind
自殺自杀zi4sha1zìshāto commit suicide
sha1shāto kill
因此因此yin1ci3yīncǐthereby, therefore, thus, hence
bing4bìngand
堅強坚强jian1qiang2jiānqiángstrong, staunch
論文论文lun4wen2lùnwénthesis, paper
搶救抢救qiang3jiu4qiǎngjìuto rescue, to salvage
jiu4jìuto save
只好只好zhi3hao3zhǐhǎohave no choice but to …
耽誤耽误dan1wudānwuto delay, to hold up
推遲推迟tui1chi2tuīchíto suspend, to defer
然而然而ran2er2ránérhowever, nevertheless, whereas
慶祝庆祝qing4zhu4qìngzhùto celebrate, celebration
chai1chāito dismantle, to remove
一病不起一病不起yi2 bing4 bu4 qi3yí bìng bù qǐto fall ill and never recover
感到感到gan3dao4gǎndàoto feel
由於由于you2yu2yóuyúbecause, for, due to, owing to, as a result of
破產破产po4 chan3pò chǎnto go bankrupt
因而因而yin1er2yīnéras a result, thus
絕望绝望jue2wang4juéwàngto despair, in despair
答復答复da2fu4dáfùto reply
重新重新chong2xin1chóngxīnafresh, again
奮鬥奋斗fen4dou4fèndòuto strive, to struggle
勇氣勇气yong3qi4yǒngqìcourage
不禁不禁bu4jin1bùjīncannot help doing something
jin3jǐntight
擁抱拥抱yong1bao4yōngbàoembrace, to hug
情人節情人节qing2ren2 jie2qíngrén jiéValentine's Day
情人情人qing2ren2qíngrénsweetheart
李志強李志强li3 zhi4qiang2lǐ zhìqiángLi Zhiqiang (name of a person)
湯米汤米tang1mi3tāngmǐTommy (name of a person)
悲哀悲哀bei1ai1bēiāigrieved, sorrowful
情感情感qing2gan3qínggǎnemotion, feeling
chen2chénto sink
位置位置wei4zhi4wèizhìplace, position
虛榮虚荣xu1rong2xūróngvanity, peacocky
駕駛驾驶jia4shi3jiàshǐto drive, to pilot
jia4jiàto drive, to harness
shi3shǐto drive, to sail
拒絕拒绝ju4jue2jùjuéto refuse, to reject
湿shi1shīdamp, wet
tou4tòufully
nong4nòngto do, to deal with, to handle
dai1dāito stay
親切亲切qin1qie4qīnqiècordial, kindly
呼喚呼唤hu1huan4hūhuànto call
an4ànbank, shore
悄悄悄悄qiao1qiao1qiāoqiāoquietly, silently
收市收市shou1shishōushitidy up
衛生卫生wei4sheng1wèishēngsanitation
電冰箱电冰箱dian4bing1xiang1diànbīngxiāngrefrigerator
電飯鍋电饭锅dian4fan4guo1diànfànguōelectric rice cooker
電熨斗电熨斗dian4yun4dou3diànyùndǒuelectric iron
男主外,女主內男主外,女主内nan2 zhu3 wai4 nü3 zhu3 nei4nán zhǔ wài nǚ zhǔ nèimen go out to work while women stay at home to do housework
打交道打交道da3 jiao1dao4dǎ jiāodàoto contact with, to have dealings with
煤氣煤气mei2qi4méiqìgas
清潔劑清洁剂qing1jie2ji4qīngjiéjìcleanser
shua1shuāto brush
皮膚皮肤pi2fu1pífūskin
天將天将tian1jiang4tiānjiànggeneral in Heaven
天帝天帝tian1di4tiāndìthe God of Heaven
外孫女外孙女wai4sun1nü3wàisūnnǚdaughter's daughter
天宮天宫tian1gong1tiāngōngheavenly palace
傷心伤心shang1xin1shāngxīnsad, broken-hearted
求情求情qiu2 qing2qíu qíngto plead, to beg for mercy
銀河银河yin2he2yínhéthe Milky Way
ge2to separate
喜鵲喜鹊xi3que4xǐquèmagpie
牛郎牛郎niu2lang2níulángCowherd in the legend "the Cowherd and the Weaving-girl"
織女织女zhi1nü3zhīnǚWeaving-girl in the legend "the Cowherd and the Weaving-girl"
zhi1zhīto weave, to knit

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 53 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
cu4vinegar
瞪眼瞪眼deng4 yan3dèng yǎnto glare, to stare
deng4dèngto open wide, to stare
供應供应gong1ying4gōngyìngto accommodate, to provide
you2yóuoil
yan2yánsalt
通知通知tong1zhi1tōngzhīto inform, to notify
陳醋陈醋chen2cu4chéncùmature vinegar
chen2chénold
hu4door, family
酸菜酸菜suan1cai4suāncàipickled Chinese cabbage, Chinese sauerkraut
suan1suānacid
白菜白菜bai2cai4báicàicabbage
楊樹杨树yang2shu4yángshùpoplar
說親说亲shuo1 qin1shuō qīnto act as a matchmaker
gang1gāngcrock, urn, vat
家底家底jia1di3jiādǐfamily property accumulated over a long time, resources
hou4hòuthick, deep, large
白肉白肉bai2rou4báiròuplain boiled pork
下面下面xia4 mian4xià miànto cook noodles in boiling water
za2micellaneous, mixed, sundry
dan4dànnot salty
真正真正zhen1zheng4zhēnzhènggenuine, true, real
沒法没法mei2fa3méifǎcan do nothing about it, can't help it
芋頭扣肉芋头扣肉yu4tou kou4 rou4yùtòu kou ròutaro cooked with pork
芋頭芋头yu4touyùtoutaro
甜食甜食tian2shi2tiánshísweet food
白薯白薯bai2shu3báishǔsweet potato
苦瓜苦瓜ku3gua1kǔguābalsam pear
農貿市場农贸市场nong2mao4 shi4chang3nóngmào shìchǎngmarket for farm produce
屬於属于shu3yu2shǔyúto belong to, to be part of
細菜细菜xi4cai4xìcàivegetable out of season and in short supply
價格价格jia4ge2jiàgéprice
口味口味kou3wei4kǒuwèitaste
wei4wèitaste, flavor, sapor
由此可見由此可见you2ci3 ke3jian4yóucǐ kějiànthis shows, can thus see
由此由此you2ci3yóucǐfrom this, herefrom
魚腥草鱼腥草yu2xing1cao3yúxīngcǎocordate houttuynia
xing1xīnghaving the smell of fish
dao4dàoindicating concession
gen1gēnlong thin piece
不要緊不要紧bu2yao4jin3búyàojǐnnot be serious, not matter
要緊要紧yao4jin3yàojǐnimportant, be serious
強烈强烈qiang2lie4qiánglièstrong, intense, violent
辣椒辣椒la4jiao1làjiāohot pepper, capsicum, chilli
线xian4xiànline, thread
zao4zàokitchen range, cooking stove
不得了不得了bu4de2liao3bùdéliǎo(of degrees) extremely, exceedingly
ma2feeling slight prickles or tremors (of tongue)
花椒花椒hua1jiao1huājiāoChinese prickly ash, seed of such plant
麻婆豆腐麻婆豆腐ma2po2 dou4fumápó dòufupockmarked grandma's bean curd
豆腐豆腐dou4fudòufubean curd
dao3dǎoto smash, to pug
sui4suìbroken, fragmentary
xian2xiánsalted, salty
性格性格xing4ge2xìnggécharacter
地域地域di4yu4dìyùregion, district
大體大体da4ti3dàtǐroughly, more or less
有關有关you3guan1yǒuguānto relate to, to have something to do with, related, relavent
zha2zháto fry
臭豆腐乾臭豆腐干chou4 dou4fugan1chòu dòufugānpreserved dry bean curd with a strong, distinctive flavor
chou4chòusmelly, foul
大人物大人物da4ren2wu4dàrénwùgreat personage, big shot, VIP
人物人物ren2wu4rénwùfigure, personage
千方百計千方百计qian1fang1 bai3ji4qiānfāng bǎijìby every possible means, by hook or by crook
居然居然ju1ran2jūránunexpectedly
引起引起yin3qi3yǐnqǐto give rise to, to lead to
車廂车厢che1xiang1chēxiāngrailway carriage
抗議抗议kang4yi4kàngyìto protest
乾酪干酪gan1lao4gānlàocheese
大多大多da4duo1dàduōmostly, for the most part
wen2wénto smell
yan3yǎnto cover, to hide
鼻子鼻子bi2zibízinose
山西山西shan1xi1shānxīShanxi (Province)
太原太原tai4yuan2tàiyuánTaiyuan (city in Shanxi Province)
遼寧辽宁liao2ning2liáoníngLiaoning (Province)
蘇州苏州su1zhou1sūzhōuSuzhou (city in Jiangsu Province)
無錫无锡wu2xi1wúxīWuxi (city in Jiangsu Province)
廣西广西guang3xi1guǎngxīGuangxi (Autonomous Region)
廣東广东guang3dong1guǎngdōngGuangdong (Province)
貴州贵州gui4zhou1guìzhōuGuizhou (Province)
浙江浙江zhe4jiang1zhèjiāngZhejiang (Province)
河北河北he2bei3héběiHebei (Province)
福建福建fu2jian4fújiànFujian (Province)
漢口汉口han4kou3hànkǒuHankou (city in Hubei Province)
長沙长沙chang2sha1chángshāChangsha (city in Hunan Province)
火宮殿火宫殿huo3gong1dian4huǒgōngdiànHuogongdian (name of a restaurant)
南京南京nan2jing1nánjīngNanjing (city in Jiangsu Province)
孔雀孔雀kong3que4kǒngquèpeacock
禮節礼节li3jie2lǐjiécourtesy, etiquette
xian4xiànto offer, to dedicate
沱茶沱茶tuo2cha2tuócháa bowl-shaped compressed mass of tea leaves
砂罐砂罐sha1guan4shāguànearthen pot
hong1hōngboom
禮貌礼貌li3mao4lǐmàocourtesy, politeness
蜂蜜蜂蜜feng1mi4fēngmìhoney
核桃仁核桃仁he2tao2ren2hétáorénwalnut meat
豐富丰富feng1fu4fēngfùrich, abundant
桂皮桂皮gui4pi2guìpíChinese cinnamon, cassia bark
jiang1jiāngginger
zhu3zhǔto cook, to boil
人生人生ren2sheng1rénshēnglife
哲理哲理zhe2li3zhélǐphilosophy
大理大理da4li3dàlǐDali (city in Yunnan Province)
白族白族bai2zu2báizúBai ethnic group, mainly inhibiting Yunnan Province
我的媽呀我的妈呀wo3 de ma1 yawǒ de mā yaOh, my god!
榴蓮榴莲liu2lian2líuliándurian
炸彈炸弹zha4dan4zhàdànbomb
就算就算jiu4suan4jìusuàneven if
gu3measure word for gas, smell, strength, etc.
玩藝玩艺wan2yi4wányìthing
惡心恶心e3xiněxinto feel nauseated, to be nauseating, disgusting
ngnghum (to show consent)
酒吧酒吧jiu3ba1jǐubābar (room)
進入进入jin4ru4jìnrùto enter, to come into
營業時間营业时间ying2ye4 shi2jian1yíngyè shíjiānbusiness hours
營業营业ying2ye4yíngyèto do business
顧客顾客gu4ke4gùkècustomer, shopper, client
pao4pàoto hang about, to dally
其次其次qi2ci4qícìnext, secondly, then
目的目的mu4di4mùdìpurpose, aim, objective
銷售销售xiao1shou4xiāoshòuto sell

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 54 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
迷戀迷恋mi2lian4míliànbe infatuated with, madly cling to
suo3suǒparticle used before a verb to form a NP
建築建筑jian4zhu4jiànzhùarchitecture, building, to build, to construct
街道街道jie1dao4jiēdàostreet
車輛车辆che1liang4chēliàngvehicle
節奏节奏jie2zou4jiézòurhythm, tempo
tou4tòuto show, to appear
到處到处dao4chu4dàochùat every place, everywhere
僅僅仅仅jin3jin3jǐnjǐnbarely, merely
環形环形huan2xing2huánxíngannular, ring-like
不見不见bu2jian4bújiànto disappear
取代取代qu3dai4qǔdàito replace, to supercede
高大高大gao1da4gāodàtall and big
寬闊宽阔kuan1kuo4kuānkuòbroad, wide
kuan1kuānwide
聞名闻名wen2ming2wénmíngfamous
豪華豪华hao2hua2háohuáluxurious, splendid
新裝新装xin1zhuang1xīnzhuāngnew clothes, new look
展現展现zhan3xian4zhǎnxiànto display, to reveal, to present
世人世人shi4ren2shìréncommon people
面前面前mian4qian2miànqiánin front of, in the face of, before
修(建)修(建)xiu1(jian4)xīu(jiàn)to build, to repair
甚至甚至shen4zhi4shènzhìeven to the extent that, (go) as far as to
免不了免不了mian3buliao3miǎnbuliǎobe unavoidable, be bound to be
mian3miǎnto avoid, be excused from
皮肉皮肉pi2rou4píròuskin and flesh, body
ji3to squeeze, to jostle, to crowd
用力用力yong4li4yònglìexert oneself, use one's strength
娘家娘家niang2jianiángjiaparents' home of a married women
各種各樣各种各样ge4zhong3 ge4yang4gèzhǒng gèyàngall kinds of
專賣店专卖店zhuan1mai4dian4zhuānmàidiànexclusive agency
琳琅滿目琳琅满目lin2lang2 man3mu4línláng mǎnmùsuperb collection of beautiful things, feast for the eyes
應有盡有应有尽有ying1 you3 jin4 you3yīng yǒu jìn yǒuhave everything that one expects to find
商城商城shang1cheng2shāngchéngmarket
quan1quāncircle
馬路马路ma3lu4mǎlùstreet
五顏六色五颜六色wu3 yan2 liu4 se4wǔ yán lìu sèof all colors, colorful
廣告牌广告牌guang3gao4pai2guǎnggàopáibillboard
霓虹燈霓虹灯ni2hong2deng1níhóngdēngneon light
繁華繁华fan2hua2fánhuáflourishing, prosperous
景象景象jing3xiang4jǐngxiàngscene, sight
空調空调kong1tiao2kōngtiáoair-conditioner
眼紅眼红yan3hong2yǎnhóngbe envious, be jealous
好客好客hao4ke4hàokèto be hospitable, to keep an open house
豪爽豪爽hao2shuang3háoshuǎngbold and uninhibited
開朗开朗kai1lang3kāilǎngsanguine, optimistic, cheerful
體現体现ti3xian4tǐxiànembodiment, to embody, to incarnate
山南海北山南海北shan1 nan2 hai3 bei3shān nán hǎi běichat aimlessly
中軸路中轴路zhong1zhou2lu4zhōngzhóulùaxis of transportation
zhou2zhóuaxis
kan3kǎnto chat idly
主動主动zhu3dong4zhǔdònginitiative
槐樹槐树huai2shu4huáishùChinese scholartree
小吃小吃xiao3chi1xiǎochīsnacks, refreshments
豆汁豆汁dou4zhi1dòuzhīfermented drink made from ground mung beans
幽默幽默you1mo4yōumòhumor, humorous
聚集聚集ju4ji2jùjíto gather, to assemble, to collect
交際舞交际舞jiao1ji4wu3jiāojìwǔballroom dance
交際交际jiao1ji4jiāojìcommunication, social intercourse
笑容笑容xiao4rong2xiàoróngsmiling expression, smile
開心开心kai1xin1kāixīnhappy, joyous
dui1duīheap, pile, crowd
dun1dūnto squat on the heels
大伙大伙da4huo3dàhuǒeverybody, we all
zheng1zhēngto contend, to vie, to strive
板凳板凳ban3deng4bǎndèngwooden stool
無可奈何无可奈何wu2 ke3 nai4he2wú kě nàihéto have no alternative, to have no other way
西直門西直门xi1zhi2men2xīzhíménXizhimen (name of a place in Beijing)
西單西单xi1dan1xīdānXidan (name of a place in Beijing)
鼓樓鼓楼gu3lou2gǔlóuDrum-tower (name of a place in Beijing)
景山景山jing3shan1jǐngshānCoal hill (name of a park in Beijing)
象徵象征xiang4zheng1xiàngzhēngto symbolize, symbol
驕傲骄傲jiao1ao4jiāoàobe proud, to take pride in
di1dyke
雕塑雕塑diao1su4diāosùsculpture
觀光观光guan1guang1guānguāngto go sightseeing, to tour
隧道隧道sui4dao4suìdàotunnel
fan1fānsail
不鏽鋼不锈钢bu2xiu4gang1búxìugāngstainless steel
明珠明珠ming2zhu1míngzhūbright pearl, jewel
演示演示yan3shi4yǎnshìto demonstrate
外灘外滩wai4tan1wàitānThe Bund (name of a place in Shanghai)
浦東浦东pu3dong1pǔdōngPudong (name of a place in Shanghai)
黃浦江黄浦江huang2pu3 jiang1huángpǔ jiāngthe Huangpu River
勸酒劝酒quan4 jiu3quàn jǐuto urge somebody to drink (at a banquet)
感想感想gan3xiang3gǎnxiǎngimpressions, reflections, thoughts
親身亲身qin1shen1qīnshēnpersonal, firsthand
體驗体验ti3yan4tǐyànto experience
zui4zuìto be drunk, to be tipsy
毒藥毒药du2yao4dúyàopoison
玩命玩命wan2 ming4wán mìngto risk one's life at full split
jing3jǐngwell
和尚和尚he2shanghéshangBuddhist monk
tiao1tiāoto carry on the shoulder with a pole
拜訪拜访bai4fang3bàifǎngto pay a visit
打招呼打招呼da3 zhao1hudǎ zhāohuto greet somebody, to say hello

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 55 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
素食素食su4shi2sùshívegetarian diet
jiang1jiāngwould, to be going to, preposition used to introduce the object before the verb
宗教宗教zong1jiao4zōngjiàoreligion
_xing4_xìngnature
食品食品shi2pin3shípǐnfood
信仰信仰xin4yang3xìnyǎngfaith, belief
扮酷扮酷ban4 ku4bàn kùto play the part of a cool person
ku4cool
ni4oily, be bored with
保留保留bao3liu2bǎolíuto keep, to retain
fen4fènmeasure word for certain abstract things
心情心情xin1qing2xīnqíngframe of mind, mood
人類人类ren2lei4rénlèimankind, humanity
其他其他qi2ta1qítāelse, other
作為作为zuo4wei2zuòwéito regard as, to take for, as
基於基于ji1yu2jīyúbecause of, in view of
以及以及yi3ji2yǐjíalong with, as well as
寫字樓写字楼xie3zi4lou2xiězìlóuoffice building
午餐午餐wu3can1wǔcānlunch
白領白领bai2ling3báilǐngwhite-collar
素菜素菜su4cai4sùcàivegetable dish
少數少数shao3shu4shǎoshùfew, minority
畢竟毕竟bi4jing4bìjìngafter all, all in all
不久不久bu4jiu3bùjǐusoon, before long, not long after
理由理由li3you2lǐyóureason, ground, argument
保衛保卫bao3wei4bǎowèito defend, to safeguard
飲食饮食yin3shi2yǐnshífood and drink, diet
生存生存sheng1cun2shēngcúnto exist, to live
肉食肉食rou4shi2ròushícarnivorous, meat
產業产业chan3ye4chǎnyèindustry
資源资源zi1yuan2zīyuánresource, wealth
使用使用shi3yong4shǐyòngto use
使使shi3shǐto use
糞便粪便fen4bian4fènbiànexcretment and urine, night soil
造成造成zao4cheng2zàochéngto create, to cause
嚴重严重yan2zhong4yánzhòngserious, critical
具體具体ju4ti3jùtǐconcrete, specific
飼養饲养si4yang3sìyǎngto raise, to rear
家畜家畜jia1chu4jiāchùdomestic animal, livestock
家禽家禽jia1qin2jiāqíndomestic fowl, poultry
排放排放pai2fang4páifàngto discharge, to release
污水污水wu1shui3wūshuǐfoul (or polluted) waters, sewage
水源水源shui3yuan2shuǐyuánsource of a river, waterhead
氣體气体qi4ti3qìtǐgas
全球全球quan2qiu2quánqíuwhole world, global
土壤土壤tu3rang3tǔrǎngsoil
侵蝕侵蚀qin1shi2qīnshíto corrade, to erode
大約大约da4yue1dàyuēapproximately, about
穀物谷物gu3wu4gǔwùcereal, grain
超過超过chao1guo4chāoguòto exceed, to surpass
土地土地tu3di4tǔdìland, soil
表層表层biao3ceng2biǎocéngsurface layer
biao3biǎosurface
消耗消耗xiao1hao4xiāohàoto consume, to use up
乾草干草gan1cao3gāncǎohay
估計估计gu1ji4gūjìto estimate
灌溉灌溉guan4gai4guàngàito irrigate
sheng1shēnglitre
放養放养fang4yang3fàngyǎngput (cattles, etc.) in a natural place to breed
能源能源neng2yuan2néngyuánenergy resource
運輸运输yun4shu1yùnshūto transport
殺害杀害sha1hai4shāhàito murder, to kill
取得取得qu3de2qǔdéto get, to obtain
數量数量shu4liang4shùliàngamount, quantity
工業化工业化gong1ye4hua4gōngyèhuàto industrialize
工業工业gong1ye4gōngyèindustry
yi3in order to, so as to
積極积极ji1ji2jījípositive, active
滿足满足man3zu2mǎnzúto satisfy, to content
消費消费xiao1fei4xiāofèito consume
黑熊黑熊hei1xiong2hēixíongblack bear
救命救命jiu4 ming4jìu mìngto save somebody's life, Help!
bing1bīngice
feng1fēngto seal, to freeze
斷裂断裂duan4lie4duànlièto break, to crack
知覺知觉zhi1jue2zhījuéconsciousness
嗚嗚呜呜wu1wu1wūwūcry of animals
掙扎挣扎zheng1zha2zhēngzháto struggle
斧子斧子fu3zifǔziaxe
feng4fèngcrack, chink
戀戀不捨恋恋不舍lian4lian4 bu4 she3liànliàn bù shěto be reluctant to part with
kang4kàngkang (a heatable brick bed)
危險危险wei1xian3wēixiǎndangerous, danger
減肥减肥jian3 fei2jiǎn féito lose weight
發愁发愁fa1chou2fāchóuto worry, to be anxious
脂肪脂肪zhi1fang2zhīfángfat
多餘多余duo1yu2duōyúunnecessary, superfluous, surplus
熱量热量re4liang4rèliàngquantity of heat
diao4diàoused after certain verbs to indicate the consequence of an art
過度过度guo4du4guòdùexcessive, over-
長壽长寿chang2shou4chángshòulong life, longevity
壽命寿命shou4ming4shòumìnglife-span, life
捕魚捕鱼bu3 yu2bǔ yúto catch fish, to fish
新鮮新鲜xin1xian1xīnxiānfresh
大爺大爷da4yedàyeuncle (a respectful form of address for an elderly man)
和睦和睦he2mu4hémùconcord, harmony
心情心情xin1qing2xīnqíngframe of mind, mood
湖北省湖北省hu2bei3 sheng3húběi shěngHubei Province

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 56 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
雜交杂交za2jiao1zájiāoto hybridize, to cross
水稻水稻shui3dao4shuǐdàopaddy, rice
jiang3jiǎngaward, prize
授予授予shou4yu3shòuyǔto award, to confer
工程院工程院gong1cheng2yuan4gōngchéngyuànacademy of engineering
工程工程gong1cheng2gōngchéngengineering, project
院士院士yuan4shi4yuànshìacademician
採訪采访cai3fang3cǎifǎngto gather news, to interview
意識意识yi4shi2yìshíto be conscious of, consciousness
知識分子知识分子zhi1shi fen4zi3zhīshi fènzǐintellectual, the intelligentsia
觀察观察guan1cha2guāncháto observe, to watch
曾經曾经ceng2jing1céngjīngat one time, ever, once
ceng2céngever
一生一生yi4sheng1yìshēnglifetime, all one's life
hao4hàoto like, to love, to be fond of
果實果实guo3shi2guǒshífruit
吸引吸引xi1yin3xīyǐnto attract, to draw
印象印象yin4xiang4yìnxiàngimpression
記憶记忆ji4yi4jìyìmemory
(農)作物(农)作物(nong2)zuo4wu4(nóng)zuòwùcrop
遺傳遗传yi2chuan2yíchuánheredity, inheritance, to inherit
育種育种yu4zhong3yùzhǒngto breed
十分十分shi2fen1shífēnfully, utterly, extremely
業餘业余ye4yu2yèyúsparetime, after-work
學說学说xue2shuo1xuéshuōdoctrine, theory
成果成果cheng2guo3chéngguǒfruit, achievement, gain
穗子穗子sui4zisuìziear of grain, spike
掃帚扫帚sao4zhousàozhoubroom
顆粒颗粒ke1li4kēlìgranule (anything small and roundish), grain
花生花生hua1sheng1huāshēngpeanut
哪怕哪怕na3pa4nǎpàeven if
增產增产zeng1chan3zēngchǎnto increase production
cheng2chéngone tenth
下決心下决心xia4 jue2xin1xià juéxīnto decide, to make up one's mind
決心决心jue2xin1juéxīnto determine, decision, determination
gong1gōngto attack, to study
難關难关nan2guan1nánguāndifficulty
粗壯粗壮cu1zhuang4cūzhuàngthick and strong
cu1wide, thick, coarse
zhuang4zhuàngstrong, able-bodied
秧苗秧苗yang1miao2yāngmiáoseedling, rice shoot
野生野生ye3sheng1yěshēngwild, undomesticated
ye3wild, uncultivated, rude
種子种子zhong3zizhǒngziseed
純種纯种chun2zhong3chúnzhǒngthoroughbred, purebred
chun2chúnpure, unmixed, simple
產生产生chan3sheng1chǎnshēngto produce, to bring, to come into being
分化分化fen1hua4fēnhuàto differentiate, to become divided, differentiation
天然天然tian1ran2tiānránnatural
打破打破da3po4dǎpòto break, to smash
優勢优势you1shi4yōushìpredominance, superiority
促使促使cu4shi3cùshǐto urge, to impel
培育培育pei2yu4péiyùto breed, to cultivate
革命性革命性ge2ming4xing4gémìngxìngrevolutionary spirit
革命革命ge2ming4gémìngto revolute, revolution
產量产量chan3liang4chǎnliàngoutput, yield
mu3mu (a chinese unit of area equal to 1, 15 of a hectare or 1, 6 of an acre)
公斤公斤gong1jin1gōngjīnkilogram, kg
以上以上yi3shang4yǐshàngabove, more than, over
品質品质pin3zhi4pǐnzhìcharacter, quality
養活养活yang3huo2yǎnghuóto support, to feed, to raise
項目项目xiang4mu4xiàngmùitem, project
超級超级chao1ji2chāojísuper
目標目标mu4biao1mùbiāoaim, goal
畝產亩产mu3chan3mǔchǎnproduction of one mu
候鳥候鸟hou4niao3hòuniǎomigratory bird
寒冷寒冷han2leng3hánlěngcold, frigid
fei1fēito fly
溫暖温暖wen1nuan3wēnnuǎnwarm
播種播种bo1 zhong3bō zhǒngto sow seeds, to sow
收穫收获shou1huo4shōuhuòto harvest, to gain
至少至少zhi4shao3zhìshǎoat least
堅信坚信jian1xin4jiānxìnto firmly believe
榮譽荣誉rong2yu4róngyùhonour, credit
袁隆平袁隆平yuan2 long2ping2yuán lóngpíngYuan Longping (name of a Chinese scientist)
東南大學东南大学dong1nan2 da4xue2dōngnán dàxuéSoutheast University
西南農業學院西南农业学院xi1nan2 nong2ye4 xue2yuan4xīnán nóngyè xuéyuànSouthwest Agriculture Institute
安江農校安江农校an1jiang1 nong2xiao4ānjiāng nóngxiàoAnjiang Aricultural School
講座讲座jiang3zuo4jiǎngzuòlecture, course of lectures
回顧回顾hui2gu4huígùto look back, to review
靈感灵感ling2gan3línggǎninspiration
詼諧诙谐hui1xie2huīxiéhumourous, jocular
負負得正负负得正fu4 fu4 de2 zheng4fù fù dé zhènga negatice number multiplied by another negative number makes the product positive
fu4negative number
zheng4zhèngpositive number
捕捉捕捉bu3zhuo1bǔzhuōto hunt, to catch, to seize
不懈不懈bu2xie4búxièuntiring, unremitting
思索思索si1suo3sīsuǒto ponder, to think deeply
前奏前奏qian2zou4qiánzòuprelude
下降下降xia4jiang4xiàjiàngto descend, to drop
權威权威quan2wei1quánwēiauthority
人均人均ren2jun1rénjūnper capita
單產单产dan1chan3dānchǎnper unit area yield
shu2shúripe, cooked, familiar
玉米玉米yu4mi3yùmǐmaize, corn
shi1shīto use, to apply, to bestow
化肥化肥hua4fei2huàféichemical fertilizer
潛力潜力qian2li4qiánlìpotential, potentialitities
貢獻贡献gong4xian4gòngxiànto contribute, to dedicate, contribution
示範示范shi4fan4shìfànto set an example, to demonstrate
真誠真诚zhen1cheng2zhēnchéngsincere, genuine, true
贊美赞美zan4mei3zànměito praise
皮膚皮肤pi2fu1pífūskin
懷疑怀疑huai2yi2huáiyíto doubt, suspicion
保養保养bao3yang3bǎoyǎngto take good care of one's health, to maintain
任何任何ren4he2rènhéany
zhao4zhàoto photo, to reflect, to mirror
接待接待jie1dai4jiēdàito receive, to admit

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 57 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
婚姻婚姻hun1yin1hūnyīnmarriage, wedlock
對於对于dui4yu2duìyúwith regard to, concerning to
墳墓坟墓fen2mu4fénmùtomb, grave
升華升华sheng1hua2shēnghuáto sublimate, sublimation
危險危险wei1xian3wēixiǎndanger, dangerous
獨自独自du2zi4dúzìalone, by oneself
du2only, alone
角色角色jue2se4juésèrole, part
必定必定bi4ding4bìdìngmust, to be sure to
好漢好汉hao3han4hǎohànbrave man, true man, hero
xi1to put out (light, etc.), to extinguish
同屋同屋tong2wu1tóngwūroommate
發表发表fa1biao3fābiǎoto express one's opinions, to publish
議論议论yi4lun4yìlùnto comment, to talk, to discuss, comment, remark
時刻时刻shi2ke4shíkè(a point of) time, hour, moment
月光月光yue4guang1yuèguāngmoonlight
sa3to sprinkle, to spray, to spill
夜空夜空ye4kong1yèkōngnight sky
未來未来wei4lai2wèiláifuture, in the future
談論谈论tan2lun4tánlùnto talk about, to discuss
女性女性nü3xing4nǚxìngfemale, woman
解放解放jie3fang4jiěfàngto liberate, to emancipate
道路道路dao4lu4dàolùpath, road, way
激動激动ji1dong4jīdòngexcited, to excite
幼稚幼稚you4zhi4yòuzhìchildish, puerile, naïve
少年不識愁滋味少年不识愁滋味shao4nian2 bu4 shi2 chou2 zi1wei4shàonián bù shí chóu zīwèiyouth do not know the taste of worries
少年少年shao4nian2shàoniánearly youth (from ten to sixteen)
chou2chóuto worry, worry
滋味滋味zi1wei4zīwèitaste, flavor
驕傲骄傲jiao1ao4jiāoàoarrogant, proud
立即立即li4ji2lìjíimmediately, at once
shuai3shuǎito swing, to throw
dang1dāngto treat as, to regard as, to take for
戀愛恋爱lian4ai4liànàilove, to be in love
要不然要不然yao4buran2yàoburánotherwise
如何如何ru2he2rúhéhow
賢妻良母贤妻良母xian2 qi1 liang2 mu3xián qī liáng mǔvirtuous wife and loving mother
xian2xiánvirtuous
liang2liángfine
美好美好mei3hao3měihǎofine, happy
報答报答bao4da2bàodáto repay
醒悟醒悟xing3wu4xǐngwùto wake up to reality, to come to realize the truth
大丈夫主義大丈夫主义da4zhang4fu zhu3yi4dàzhàngfǔ zhuyìmale chauvinism
大丈夫大丈夫da4zhang4fudàzhàngfutrue man, real man
安穩安稳an1wen3ānwěnsmooth and steady
寫作写作xie3zuo4xiězuòto write, writing
反復反复fan3fu4fǎnfùrepeatedly, again and again, repeat
漸漸渐渐jian4jian4jiànjiàngradually, little by little
焦急焦急jiao1ji2jiāojíanxious, worried
委屈委屈wei3quwěiquto feel wronged, to nurse a grievance
憤怒愤怒fen4nu4fènnùindignant, angry
碰見碰见peng4jian4pèngjiànto meet unexpectedly, to run into
壞人坏人huai4ren2huàirénbad person
出事出事chu1 shi4chū shìto have an accident
交代交代jiao1dai4jiāodàito explain, to account fo, to hand over
編輯编辑bian1ji2biānjíto edit, editor
約稿约稿yue1 gao3yuē gǎoask for contribution (to a magazine, etc.)
稿稿gao3gǎomanuscript, article, draft
不時不时bu4shi2bùshíconstantly, frequently
tuo1tuōto pull, to drag, to delay
沉重沉重chen2zhong4chénzhòngheavy, serious
腳步脚步jiao3bu4jiǎobùfootfall, footstep
驚訝惊讶jing1ya4jīngyàsurprised, astonished
吵架吵架chao3 jia4chǎo jiàto quarrel, to wrangle
chao3chǎoto quarrel, to wrangle, to make a noise
公文包公文包gong1wen2bao1gōngwénbāobriefcase
公文公文gong1wen2gōngwénofficial document
du3to stop up, to block up
皺眉頭皱眉头zhou4 mei2tou2zhòu méitóuto knit one's brows
眉頭眉头mei2tou2méitóubrows
追求追求zhui1qiu2zhuīqíuto pursue, to seek
燈光灯光deng1guang1dēngguānglamplight
zhao4zhàoto shine, to light up
內心内心nei4xin1nèixīnheart, innermost being
熄滅熄灭xi1mie4xīmiè(of a fire, light, etc.) to go out
mie4miè(of a fire, light, etc.) to go out, to extinguish, to turn off
彌漫弥漫mi2man4mímànto fill the air, to spread all over the place
溫柔温柔wen1rou2wēnróugentle and soft
體貼体贴ti3tie1tǐtiēto show consideration for
充滿充满chong1man3chōngmǎnto be full of, to fill
求教求教qiu2 jiao4qíu jiàoto ask for advice, to consult
暗暗暗暗an4an4ànànsecretly
採購采购cai3gou4cǎigòuto purchase
正月正月zheng1yue4zhēngyuèthe first month of the lunar year
初五初五chu1wu3chūwǔthe fifth day of a lunar month
四周四周si4zhou1sìzhōuall around
ju4all, completely
行動行动xing2dong4xíngdòngto act, action, activity
湯料汤料tang1liao4tāngliàosoup stock
大蒜末大蒜末da4suan4mo4dàsuànmògarlic powder
大蒜大蒜da4suan4dàsuàngarlic
mo4powder
shen1shēnto stretch, to extend
xian1xiāndelicious, tasty
粉絲粉丝fen3si1fěnsīvermicelli made from bean starch, etc.
無窮无穷wu2qiong2wúqíonginfinite, endless, boundless
購物购物gou4 wu4gòu wùto go shopping
醬油酱油jiang4you2jiàngyóusoy sauce, soy
wu4mistake
腿腳腿脚tui3jiao3tuǐjiǎoability to walk, legs and feet
zhao4zhàoaccording to
鬼迷心竅鬼迷心窍gui3 mi2 xin1 qiao4guǐ mí xīn qiàoto be obsessed, to be possessed
賭氣赌气du3 qi4dǔ qìto feel wronged and act rashly
lin2línon the point of, be about to
公公公公gong1gonggōnggongfather-in-law
chuan2chuánto pass, to send
ma4to abuse, to curse
bi1to force, to compel
嫂子嫂子sao3zisǎozielder brother's wife

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 58 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
背影背影bei4ying3bèiyǐngview of somebody's back
bei4bèiback
ying3yǐngshadow
相見相见xiang1jian4xiāngjiànto meet
忘記忘记wang4ji4wàngjìto forget
祖母祖母zu3mu3zǔmǔgrandma, grannie
差使差使chai1shichāishiwork, job
交卸交卸jiao1xie4jiāoxièto hand over official duties to one's successor
禍不單行祸不单行huo4 bu4 dan1 xing2huò bù dān xíngmisfortunes never come singly
奔喪奔丧ben1sang1bēnsāngto hasten home for the funeral of a parent or grandparent
狼藉狼藉lan2ji2lánjíin disorder
簌簌簌簌su4su4sùsùrustle, (tears) streaming down
liu2líuto flow, to stream
如此如此ru2ci3rúcǐso, thus, herein
好在好在hao3zai4hǎozàifortunately, luckily
天無絕人之路天无绝人之路tian1 wu2 jue2 ren2 zhi1 lu4tiān wú jué rén zhī lùHeaven will always leave a door open
變賣变卖bian4mai4biànmàito sell off (one's property)
典質典质dian3zhi4diǎnzhìto mortgage, to pawn
虧空亏空kui1kongkuīkongdebt, deficit
喪事丧事sang1shi4sāngshìfuneral arrangement
光景光景guang1jing3guāngjǐngcircumstances, conditions
慘淡惨淡can3dan4cǎndàngloomy, dismal
賦閑赋闲fu4xian2fùxiánto be unemployed
完畢完毕wan2bi4wánbìto finish, to complete, to end
謀事谋事mou2shi4móushìto look for a job
念書念书nian4 shu1niàn shūto study
同行同行tong2xing2tóngxíngtravel together
游逛游逛you2guang4yóuguàngto stroll about
停留停留ting2liu2tínglíuto stay for a time, to stop
xu1must
du4to cross a river
旅館旅馆lü3guan3lǚguǎnhotel
熟識熟识shu2shi2shúshíto be familiar with
茶房茶房cha2fang2cháfángwaiter, steward
再三再三zai4san1zàisānover and over again
囑咐嘱咐zhu3fu4zhǔfùto enjoin, to exhort
仔細仔细zi3xi4zǐxìcareful
妥帖妥帖tuo3tie1tuǒtiēappropriate
po1considerably, quite
躊躇踌躇chou2chu2chóuchúto hesitate
照看照看zhao4kan4zhàokànto keep an eye on, to look after
行李行李xing2lixínglibaggage, luggage
腳夫脚夫jiao3fu1jiǎofūporter
講價錢讲价钱jiang3 jia4qianjiǎng jiàqianto bargain
過分过分guo4fen4guòfènexcessive, undue, over
插嘴插嘴cha1 zui3chā zuǐto interrupt, to chop in
jian3jiǎnto choose, to select
子毛大衣子毛大衣zi3 mao2 da4yi1zǐ máo dàyīpurple wollen overcoat
大衣大衣da4yi1dàyīovercoat
pu1to spread
小心小心xiao3xin1xiǎoxīnto be careful
警醒警醒jing3xing3jǐngxǐngto sleep lightly, vigilant, alert
受涼受凉shou4 liang2shòu liángto catch cold
囑托嘱托zhu3tuo1zhǔtuōto entrust
tuo1tuōto ask for help, to entrust
照應照应zhao4yingzhàoyingto look after, to take care of
暗笑暗笑an4xiao4ànxiàoto snicker, to snigger
yu1pedantic
料理料理liao4li3liàolǐto take care of, to manage
ai1āialas
徐州徐州xu2zhou1xúzhōuXuzhuo (city in Jiangsu Province)
浦口浦口pu2kou3púkǒuPukou (name of a place in Jiangsu Province)
說道说道shuo1dao4shuōdàoto say
橘子橘子ju2zijúzitangerine
此地此地ci3di4cǐdìhere, this place
走動走动zou3dong4zǒudòngto walk about
月臺月台yue4tai2yuètáiplatform
柵欄栅栏zha4lanzhàlanrailings, paling, bars
穿穿chuan1chuānto pass through
鐵道铁道tie3dao4tiědàorailroad, railway
胖子胖子pang4zipàngzifat person, fatty
費事费事fei4shi4fèishìto give or take a lot of trouble
帽(子)帽(子)mao4(zi)mào(zi)cap, hat
馬褂马褂ma3gua4mǎguàmandarin jacket
青(色)青(色)qing1(se4)qīng(sè)blue or green
棉袍棉袍mian2pao2miánpáocotton robe
蹣跚蹒跚pan2shan1pánshānto stagger, to limp
探身探身tan4 shen1tàn shēnstretch forward one's body
tan4tànto stretch forward, to explore
shang4shàngstill, yet
pan1pānto clamber, to climb
suo1suōto contract, to draw back, to withdraw
肥胖肥胖fei2pang4féipàngfat
fei2féifat, loose
wei1wēislight, tiny
qing1qīngto bend, to lean, to incline
lei4lèitear, teardrop
趕緊赶紧gan3jin3gǎnjǐnto hasten, to lose no time
shi4shìto wipe, to wipe away
bao4bàoto hold or carry in the arm
朱紅朱红zhu1hong2zhūhóngvermilion, bright red
san3sǎnto scatter, to disperse
chan1chānto support somebody by the arm
一股腦兒一股脑儿yi4gu3nao3ryìgǔnǎorcompletely
pu1to flap, to pat
泥土泥土ni2tu3nítǔearth, soil, clay
輕鬆轻松qing1song1qīngsōnglight, relaxed
混入混入hun4ru4hùnrùto mingle with
東奔西走东奔西走dong1 ben1 xi1 zou3dōng bēn xī zǒuto run here and there
出外出外chu1wai4chūwàito be away from home
謀生谋生mou2sheng1móushēngto seek a livelihood, to make a living
獨力独力du2li4dúlìindependently, on one's own
老境老境lao3jing4lǎojìnglife and circumstances in old age
頹唐颓唐tui2tang2tuítángdejected, dispirited
觸目触目chu4mu4chùmùto meet the eye
傷懷伤怀shang1huai2shānghuáisad, grieved
qing2qíngaffection, feeling
不能自已不能自已bu4 neng2 zi4 yi3bù néng zì yǐlose control over oneself
yu4gloomy, depressed
瑣屑琐屑suo3xie4suǒxiètrivial
往往往往wang3wang3wǎngwǎngoften, frequently
觸他之怒触他之怒chu4 ta1 zhi1 nu4chù tā zhī nùmake him angry
chu4chùto touch, to touch off
nu4angry, fury, rage
dai4dàito treat, to deal with
往日往日wang3ri4wǎngrìin former days
忘卻忘却wang4que4wàngquèto forget
惦記惦记dian4ji4diànjìto keep thinking about, to remember with concern
wei2wéibut, only that
膀子膀子bang3zibǎngziarm, upper arm
疼痛疼痛teng2tong4téngtòngto ache, to pain
zhu4zhùchopsticks
諸多诸多zhu1duo1zhūduōa good deal
不便不便bu2bian4búbiàninconvenience, inappropriateness
大去大去da4qu4dàqùto die
yi3used at the end of sentence like 了
晶瑩晶莹jing1ying2jīngyíngsparkling and crystal-clear, glittering and translucent
guang1guānglight
何時何时he2shi2héshíwhen
奇跡奇迹qi2ji4qíjìmiracle, marvel
恰巧恰巧qia4qiao3qiàqiǎoby chance
空巢家庭空巢家庭kong1chao2 jia1ting2kōngcháo jiātíngfamily of aged parents living by themselves
贍養赡养shan4yang3shànyǎngto support, to provide for
gao4gàoto accuse, to sue
法庭法庭fa3ting2fǎtíngcourt, courtroom
履行履行lü3xing2lǚxíngto carry out, to fulfill
不是滋味不是滋味bu2 shi4 zi1wei4bú shì zīwèito feel bad, to be upset
孤獨孤独gu1du2gūdúlonely, loneliness
que1quēto be short of, to lack
忽略忽略hu1lüe4hūlüèto ignore, to neglect
提醒提醒ti2xing3tíxǐngto remind, to call attention to
難說难说nan2shuo1nánshuōhard to say
四世同堂四世同堂si4shi4 tong2 tang2sìshì tóng tángfour generations under one roof
核心核心he2xin1héxīncore, nucleus
這樣一來这样一来zhe4yang4 yi4 lai2zhèyàng yì láiin this way
操持操持cao1chi2cāochíto handle, to manage
忽略忽略hu1lüe4hūlüèto ignore, to neglect
養老院养老院yang3lao3yuan4yǎnglǎoyuànsenior citizens' home
別墅别墅bie2shu4biéshùvilla
拍賣拍卖pai1mai4pāimàito auction
起價起价qi3jia4qǐjiàfirst call (in an auction)
炒(子)炒(子)chao3(zuo4)chǎo(zuò)to speculate, to promote
憂愁忧愁you1chou2yōuchóuworried, depressed, sad
誠懇诚恳cheng2ken3chéngkěnsincere, honest
揮手挥手hui1 shou3huī shǒuto wave (one's hand)

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 59 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
秘密秘密mi4mi4mìmìsecret
高考高考gao1kao3gāokǎouniversity entrance examiniation
總編輯总编辑zong3bian1ji2zǒngbiānjíeditor-in-chief
親手亲手qin1shou3qīnshǒuwith one's own hands
般配般配ban1pei4bānpèito be well matched (as in marriage)
燦爛灿烂can4lan4cànlànmagnificent, splendid, bright
偶然偶然ou3ran2ǒuránaccidental, by chance
驚呆惊呆jing1dai1jīngdāistunned, surprised
dai1dāislow-witted, silly
穿著穿着chuan1zhuo2chuānzhuóapparel, dress
入時入时ru4shi2rùshífashionable
手帕手帕shou3pa4shǒupàhandkerchief
li3to pay attention to, to acknowledge
依舊依旧yi1jiu4yījìuas before, as usual, still
堅守坚守jian1shou3jiānshǒuto stick to, to hold one's ground
原則原则yuan2ze2yuánzéprinciple
冷淡冷淡leng3dan4lěngdàncold, indifferent, to treat coldly
答應答应da1yingdāyingto consent to, to promise
永遠永远yong3yuan3yǒngyuǎnalways, forever
沉默寡言沉默寡言chen2mo4 gua3 yan2chénmò guǎ yántaciturn, reticent, of a few words
沉默沉默chen2mo4chénmòtaciturn, silent
悲痛悲痛bei1tong4bēitònggrieved, sorrowful
去世去世qu4shi4qùshìto die, to pass away
xiang3xiǎngto make a sound
順手顺手shun4shou3shùnshǒuconveniently, to do something as a natural sequence, handy
話筒话筒hua4tong3huàtǒngmicrophone, transmitter
似乎似乎si4hu1sìhūas if, seem to
坑聲坑声keng1 sheng1kēng shēngto utter a sound
錄取录取lu4qu3lùqǔto enroll, to admit
寧可宁可ning4ke3nìngkěwould rather
一晃一晃yi2huang4yíhuàng(of time) pass in a flash
學期学期xue2qi1xuéqīterm, semester
結束结束jie2shu4jiéshùto end, to finish
門衛门卫men2wei4ménwèientrance guard
wei4wèito defend, to guard, to protect
誤會误会wu4hui4wùhuìto misunderstand, misunderstanding
jie1jiēto lift
苦心苦心ku3xin1kǔxīnpains
隱藏隐藏yin3cang2yǐncángto conceal, to hide
cang2cángto hide, to conceal
信封信封xin4feng1xìnfēngenvelope
zhe2zhéto fold
軍人军人jun1ren2jūnrénarmyman, serviceman
jun1jūnarmy, corps
告別告别gao4 bie2gào biésay good-bye
邊防边防bian1fang2biānfángfrontier defense
fang2fángto defend, to guard against
前線前线qian2xian4qiánxiànfrontline, front
往常往常wang3chang2wǎngchángin the past, formerly
陣地阵地zhen4di4zhèndìposition, front
石頭石头shi2toushítoustone, rock
gun3gǔnto roll
千鈞一髮千钧一发qian1 jun1 yi2 fa4qiān jūn yí fàa hundred weight hanging by a hair, in imminent peril
jun1jūnancient unit of weight (equal to 15 kilos)
fa4hair
輕傷轻伤qing1shang1qīngshāngslight (or minor) wound
奮不顧身奋不顾身fen4 bu4 gu4 shen1fèn bù gù shēnto dash ahead regardless of one's safety
搶救抢救qiang3jiu4qiǎngjìuto rescue, to salvage
jiu4jìuto save, to rescue
犧牲牺牲xi1sheng1xīshēngto sacrifice, to give up
返回返回fan3hui2fǎnhuíto return, to come or go back
fan3fǎnto return
遺物遗物yi2wu4yíwùthings left behind by the deceased, relic
yi2to leave behind, to lose
孤兒孤儿gu1er2gūérorphan
親人亲人qin1ren2qīnrénone's family member, dear one
凄涼凄凉qi1liang2qīliángdreary, miserable
恩人恩人en1ren2ēnrénbenefactor
en1ēnfavor, grace, kindness
同時同时tong2shi2tóngshíat the same time
捨己救人舍己救人she3 ji3 jiu4 ren2shě jǐ jìu rénto save somebody else's life at the risk of one's own
she3shěto abandon, to give up
放棄放弃fang4qi4fàngqìto abandon, to give up
qi4to discard, to throw away
痛苦痛苦tong4ku3tòngkǔpain, suffering
純潔纯洁chun2jie2chúnjiépure
重慶重庆chong2qing4chóngqìngChongqing (name of a city)
緋聞绯闻fei1wen2fēiwénsex scandal, amorous affair
無聊无聊wu2liao2wúliáobored, senseless, silly
默默默默mo4mo4mòmòsilently
quan2quánauthority, power
mi4honey, sweet
實話实话shi2hua4shíhuàtruth
玫瑰玫瑰mei2gui1méiguīrose
老實老实lao3shilǎoshihonest, frank
秋月秋月qiu1yue4qīuyuèQiuyue (name of a person)
家英家英jia1ying1jiāyīngJiaying (name of a person)
書童书童shu1tong2shūtóngpage-boy
女僕女仆nü3pu2nǚpúfemale servant
相公相公xiang4gongxiànggonga term of address for a young man of a rich or cultured family in feudal China
仁兄仁兄ren2xiong1rénxīong(used to address one's senior friend) elder brother, my dear friend
相逢相逢xiang1feng2xiāngféngto come across, to meet
有緣有缘you3yuan2yǒuyuánbe predestined
指教指教zhi3jiao4zhǐjiào(polite term) to give advice or comments
人情人情ren2qing2rénqínghuman feelings, personal relations
抱不平抱不平bao4buping2bàobupíngbe ready to intervene on behalf of an injured party
結拜结拜jie2bai4jiébàibecome sworn brothers or sisters
香燭香烛xiang1zhu2xiāngzhújoss sticks and candles
分手分手fen1 shou3fēn shǒuto part
離婚离婚li2 hun1lí hūnto divorce
殘酷残酷can2ku4cánkùcruel
痛快痛快tong4kuai4tòngkuàidirect, straightforward, happy
張揚张扬zhang1yang2zhāngyángto make public
歉意歉意qian4yi4qiànyìapology, regret
信賴信赖xin4lai4xìnlàito trust, to have faith in, trust
品格品格pin3ge2pǐngémoral character
理智理智li3zhi4lǐzhìintellect, reason

NPCR Book 5 Lesson 60 Words
Traditional Character Simplified Character Pinyin With Tone Numbers Pinyin With Tone Marks Meaning
珍珠鳥珍珠鸟zhen1zhu1niao3zhēnzhūniǎopearl bird
珍珠珍珠zhen1zhu1zhēnzhūpearl
niao3niǎobird
簡易简易jian3yi4jiǎnyìsimple and easy
竹籠子竹笼子zhu2long2zizhúlóngzibamboo cage
long2lóngcage, coop
tuan2tuánmeasure word for ball-shaped things
舒適舒适shu1shi4shūshìcomfortable, cozy
chao2cháonest
怕人怕人pa4ren2pàrénto be afraid of people
茂盛茂盛mao4sheng4màoshèng(of plants) luxuriant, exuberant, flourishing
吊蘭吊兰diao4lan2diàolánchlorophytum comosum
diao4diàoto hang, to suspend
duo3duǒto hide (oneself), to avoid, to dodge
蓋(住)盖(住)gai4(zhu4)gài(zhù)to cover, to lid
叢林丛林cong2lin2cónglínjungle, forest
安全安全an1quan2ānquánsafety, security, safe
從中从中cong2zhong1cóngzhōngfrom amongl out of
格外格外ge2wai4géwàiespecially, all the more
自在自在zi4zai4zìzàiat ease, comfortable
陽光阳光yang2guang1yángguāngsunshine, sunlight
射入射入she4ru4shèrùto send out (light, etc.), to hit
she4shèto shoot, to fire
黑影黑影hei1ying3hēiyǐngdark shadow
影(子)影(子)ying3(zi)yǐng(zi)shadow, reflection
碧玉碧玉bi4yu4bìyùjade, jasper
yu4jade
生意蔥蘢生意葱茏sheng1yi4 cong1long2shēngyì cōnglóng(of plants) verdant, luxuriantly green
閃動闪动shan3dong4shǎndòngto flash, to flicker, to twinkle
鮮紅鲜红xian1hong2xiānhóngbright red, scarlet
shen1shēnto stretch, to extend
ba1to push aside
腦袋脑袋nao3dainǎodaihead, mind
chou3chǒuto look at, to see
嬌嫩娇嫩jiao1nen4jiāonèndelicate, tender and lovely
雛兒雏儿chu2rchúryoung bird (or duckling, etc.)
jue2juédefinetly
xian1xiānto lift
驚動惊动jing1dong4jīngdòngto disturb, to startle
jing1jīngto be frightened, to shock, to surprise
忽然忽然hu1ran2hūránall of a sudden, suddenly
家伙家伙jia1huojiāhuofellow, guy (referring to an animal or person)
輕易轻易qing1yi4qīngyìeasy
zuan1zuānto go through, to get into
灰藍灰蓝hui1lan2huīlángreyish blue
hui1huīgrey
整個整个zheng3ge4zhěnggèwhole, entire
絨毛绒毛rong2mao2róngmáofine hair, villus
起先起先qi3xian1qǐxiānat first, in the beginning
luo4luòto drop, to get down
zhuo2zhuóto peck
sheng2shéngrope, cord, string
搖動摇动yao2dong4yáodòngto sway, to rock, to wave
kuang4kuàngframe, case
膽子胆子dan3zidǎnzicourage, nerve
傷害伤害shang1hai4shānghàito damage, to harm
挨近挨近ai1jin4āijìnto be near to, to get close to
fu3to bow one's head, to ronate
pian1piānto lean
反應反应fan3ying4fǎnyìngresponse, reaction, to react
微微微微wei1wei1wēiwēisightly
rao4ràoto move round, to circle
筆尖笔尖bi3jian1bǐjiānnib, penpoint
不動聲色不动声色bu2 dong4 sheng1 se4bú dòng shēng sèto maintain one's composure, to stay calm and collected
默默默默mo4mo4mòmòsilently
情意情意qing2yi4qíngyìaffection, friendly regards
mo3to rub on, to touch
淘氣淘气tao2qi4táoqìnaughty, mischievous
滾圓滚圆gun3yuan2gǔnyuánround as a ball
jian1jiānshoulder
扭頭扭头niu3 tou2nǐu tóuto turn round
pa1to bend over, to lie prone
銀灰银灰yin2hui1yínhuīsilver grey
眼瞼眼睑yan3jian3yǎnjiǎneyelid, lid
眸子眸子mou2zimóuzipupil of the eye, eye
一時一时yi4shi2yìshítemporarily, for a short time
感受感受gan3shou4gǎnshòuexperience, feel
信賴信赖xin4lai4xìnlàito trust, to have faith in
創造创造chuang4zao4chuàngzàoto create
境界境界jing4jie4jìngjièstate, realm
tai1tāiembryo, fetus
迸裂迸裂beng4lie4bènglièto burst open, to split
源流源流yuan2liu2yuánlíusource and course (of a river, etc.)
翻山越嶺翻山越岭fan1 shan1 yue4 ling3fān shān yuè lǐngto tramp over hill and dale
瀑布瀑布pu4bu4pùbùwaterfall
bi4to close, to shut
zheng1zhēngto open (the eyes)
遮蔽遮蔽zhe1bi4zhēbìto hide from view, to cover
石碑石碑shi2bei1shíbēistone tablet, stele
福氣福气fu2qi4fúqìgood fortune, happy lot
受氣受气shou4 qi4shòu qìto be bullied, to suffer wrong
行禮行礼xing2 li3xíng lǐto salute
千歲千岁qian1sui4qiānsuìa thousand years of deferential allusion to a prince, used especially in traditional operas
美猴王美猴王mei3hou2wang2měihóuwángMonkey King (name of the hero in the Pilgrimage to the West)
hou2hóumonkey
花果山花果山hua1guo3 shan1huāguǒ shānFlower and Fruit Mountain (name of a place)
水簾洞水帘洞shui3lian2 dong4shuǐlián dòngWater screen Cave (name of a place)
鄉愁乡愁xiang1chou2xiāngchóunostalgia
mei2méimeasure word for small objects
zhai3zhǎinarrow
墳墓坟墓fen2mu4fénmùtomb, grave
wan1wānmeasure word for bays or rivers
qian3qiǎnshallow
海峽海峡hai3xia2hǎixiáchannel, strait
測試测试ce4shi4cèshìtest
答案答案da2an4dáànanswer, key
數字数字shu4zi4shùzìfigure, number
適當适当shi4dang4shìdàngproper, suitable
名稱名称ming2cheng1míngchēngname, title
季度季度ji4du4jìdùquarter
角度角度jiao3du4jiǎodùangle, point of view
模式模式mo2shi4móshìmode, pattern

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