Mandarin:New Practical Chinese Reader

NPCR1-01
Chinese Pinyin English
ni3 you
hao3 good; well
力波 li4 bo1 name of a Canadian student
ma5 (particle) make interrogation sentences, questions you answer with yes or no
wo3 I; me; myself
hen3 very; extremely
ne5 (question particle) used at the end to make interrogative sentences; emphasize; continuation of action
ye3 also; too
林娜 lin2 na4 name of a British student
陆雨平 lu4 yu3 ping2 name of a Chinese reporter
NPCR1-02
Chinese Pinyin English
mang2 busy
ma5 (particle) make interrogation sentences, questions you answer with yes or no 
爸爸 ba4ba5 (informal) father
妈妈 ma1ma5 mama; mommy
他们 ta1men5 they
ta1 he; him
men5 (plural marker for pronouns and a few animate nouns)
dou1 all; both (if two things are involved); entirely (due to)each; even; already
bu4 (negative prefix); not; no
nan2 male
朋友 peng2you5 friend
ne5 (question particle) used at the end to make interrogative sentences; emphasize; continuation of action
哥哥 ge1ge5 elder brother
咖啡 ka1fei1 coffee
弟弟 di4di5 younger brother
我们 wo3men5 we; us; ourselves
he1 to drink; drink alcoholic liquor; cheers (while drinking)
ding1 (surname)
yao4 to want, need; ask for, order; ask sb. to do sth.; want to do sth., desire to; will be doing sth, be doing sth. soon; must, should; require, need
NPCR1-03
Chinese Pinyin English
ta1 she
shi4 is; are; am; yes; to be
na3 which
guo2 country; state; nation
ren2 man; person; people
na4 that; those
shei2 who
老师 lao3 shi1 teacher
dou1 all; both (if two things are involved); entirely (due to)each; even; already
中国 zhong1 guo2 China; Chinese
zhe4 this; these
外语 wai4 yu3 foreign language
ni3 you
医生 yi1 sheng1 doctor
奶奶 nai3 nai5 (informal) father's mother; paternal grandmother
外婆 wai4 po2 (informal) mother's mother; maternal grandmother
nin2 you (formal,polite form)
NPCR1-04
Chinese Pinyin English
高兴 gao1 xing4 happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood
可以 ke3 yi3 can; may; possible; able to
进来 jin4 lai2 (v) come in
jin4 advance; enter; to come in
lai2 to come
qing3 to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal, etc); to request
nin2 you (formal)
朋友 peng2 you5 friend
记者 ji4 zhe3 reporter; journalist
请问 qing3 wen4 may I ask...
wen4 to ask
贵姓 gui4 xing4 what is your honorable surname?
xing4 surname; family name; name
jiao4 to (be) call(ed)
先生 xian1 sheng5 sir; mister; teacher; (title of respect)
语言 yu3 yan2 (spoken) language
学院 xue2 yuan4 college; educational institute; school; faculty
de5 (possessive particle); of
学生 xue2 sheng5 student
什么 shen2 me5 what?; who?; something; anything
学习 xue2 xi2 to learn; to study
汉语 han4 yu3 Chinese language
英国 ying1 guo2 England; Britain; English
加拿大 jia1 na2 da4 Canada; Canadian
认识 ren4 shi5 be acquainted with (a person); to know; to be familiar with; to recognize
美国 mei3 guo2 America; American; United States of America; USA
NPCR1-05
Chinese Pinyin English
餐厅 can1 ting1 dining-hall,canteen
zai4 (located) at; in; exist
哪儿 na3 er5 where
请问 qing3 wen4 may I ask...
wen4 to ask
zhe4 this; these
宿舍 su4 she4 dormitory; living quarters; hostel
nu:3 female; woman
学生 xue2 sheng5 student
jin4 advance; enter; to come in
zuo4 to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc.)
谢谢 xie4 xie5 to thank
对不起 dui4 bu5 qi3 I'm sorry; pardon me; forgive me
wo3 I; me; myself
知道 zhi1 dao5 know; be aware of
没关系 mei2 guan1 xi5 it doesn't matter
hao3 good; well
再见 zai4 jian4 good bye
zai4 again; once more; re-; second; another
小姐 xiao3 jie5 young lady; miss
er4 two; 2
ceng2 a measure word for layers; laminated; repeated; floor; story (of a building); layer; (math.) sheaf
si4 four; 4
hao4 used for number; date; size;
不用 bu4 yong4 need not
这儿 zher4 here
wan3 evening; night; late
le5 (particle) stress the completion of the action used after a verb or occuranceof one thing used at the end of the sentence
东西 dong1 xi5 stuff, things; (used to express affection or hatred)creature
NPCR1-06
Chinese Pinyin English
qu4 to go; to leave; to remove
游泳 you2 yong3 swim
昨天 zuo2 tian1 yesterday
京剧 jing1 ju4 Beijing opera
怎么样 zen3 me5 yang4 how?; how about?; how was it?; how are things?
有意思 you3 yi4 si5 interesting
今天 jin1 tian1 today; at the present; now
tian1 day; sky; heaven
天气 tian1 qi4 weather
tai4 highest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely
什么 shen2 me5 what?; who?; something; anything
时候 shi2 hou5 time; length of time; moment; period
现在 xian4 zai4 modern; current; present; at present; now; nowadays
明天 ming2 tian1 tomorrow
you3 to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
时间 shi2 jian1 time; period
bian4 (meansure word) verb+number+遍 to indicate an action has been repeated how many times; everywhere; turn; all over; one time
打球 da3 qiu2 to play ballgames
da3 to play (ballgrames)
qiu2 ball(s)
抱歉 bao4 qian4 be sorry; feel apologetic; regret
恐怕 kong3 pa4 (I'm) afraid (that); perhaps; I think
谢谢 xie4 xie5 to thank
你们 ni3 men5 you (plural)
xing2 ok, all right; capable, competent