New Practical Chinese Reader vocabulary

NPCR1-01

ChinesePinyinEnglish
ni3you
hao3good; well
力波li4 bo1name of a Canadian student
ma5(particle) make interrogation sentences, questions you answer with yes or no
wo3I; me; myself
hen3
ne5(question particle) used at the end to make interrogative sentences; emphasize; continuation of action
ye3also; too
林娜lin2 na4name of a British student
陆雨平lu4 yu3 ping2name of a Chinese reporter

NPCR1-02

ChinesePinyinEnglish
mang2busy
ma5(particle) make interrogation sentences, questions you answer with yes or no 
爸爸ba4ba5(informal) father
妈妈ma1ma5mama; mommy
他们ta1men5they
ta1he; him
men5(plural marker for pronouns and a few animate nouns)
dou1all; both (if two things are involved); entirely (due to)each; even; already
bu4(negative prefix); not; no
nan2male
朋友peng2you5friend
ne5(question particle) used at the end to make interrogative sentences; emphasize; continuation of action
哥哥ge1ge5elder brother
咖啡ka1fei1coffee
弟弟di4di5younger brother
我们wo3men5we; us; ourselves
he1to drink; drink alcoholic liquor; cheers (while drinking)
ding1(surname)
yao4to 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

ChinesePinyinEnglish
ta1she
shi4is; are; am; yes; to be
na3which
guo2country
ren2man; person; people
na4that; those
shei2who
老师lao3 shi1teacher
dou1all; both (if two things are involved); entirely (due to)each; even; already
中国zhong1 guo2China; Chinese
zhe4this; these
外语wai4 yu3foreign language
ni3you
医生yi1 sheng1doctor
奶奶nai3 nai5(informal) father's mother; paternal grandmother
外婆wai4 po2(informal) mother's mother; maternal grandmother
nin2you (formal,polite form)

NPCR1-04

ChinesePinyinEnglish
高兴gao1 xing4happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood
可以ke3 yi3can; may; possible; able to
进来jin4 lai2(v) come in
jin4advance; enter; to come in
lai2to come
qing3
nin2you (formal)
朋友peng2 you5friend
记者ji4 zhe3reporter; journalist
请问qing3 wen4may I ask...
wen4to ask
贵姓gui4 xing4what is your honorable surname?
xing4surname; family name; name
jiao4to (be) call(ed)
先生xian1 sheng5sir; mister; teacher; (title of respect)
语言yu3 yan2(spoken) language
学院xue2 yuan4college; educational institute; school; faculty
de5(possessive particle); of
学生xue2 sheng5student
什么shen2 me5what?; who?; something; anything
学习xue2 xi2to learn; to study
汉语han4 yu3Chinese language
英国ying1 guo2England; Britain; English
加拿大jia1 na2 da4Canada; Canadian
认识ren4 shi5be acquainted with (a person); to know; to be familiar with; to recognize
美国mei3 guo2America; American; United States of America; USA

NPCR1-05

ChinesePinyinEnglish
餐厅can1 ting1dining-hall,canteen
zai4(located) at; in; exist
哪儿na3 er5where
请问qing3 wen4may I ask...
wen4to ask
zhe4this; these
宿舍su4 she4dormitory; living quarters; hostel
nu:3female; woman
学生xue2 sheng5student
jin4advance; enter; to come in
zuo4to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc.)
谢谢xie4 xie5to thank
对不起dui4 bu5 qi3I'm sorry; pardon me; forgive me
wo3I; me; myself
知道zhi1 dao5know; be aware of
没关系mei2 guan1 xi5it doesn't matter
hao3good; well
再见zai4 jian4good bye
zai4again; once more; re-; second; another
小姐xiao3 jie5young lady; miss
er4two; 2
ceng2a measure word for layers; laminated; repeated; floor; story (of a building); layer; (math.) sheaf
si4four; 4
hao4used for number; date; size;
不用bu4 yong4need not
这儿zher4here
wan3evening; night; late
le5
东西dong1 xi5

NPCR1-06

ChinesePinyinEnglish
qu4to go; to leave; to remove
游泳you2 yong3swim
昨天zuo2 tian1yesterday
京剧jing1 ju4Beijing opera
怎么样zen3 me5 yang4how?; how about?; how was it?; how are things?
有意思you3 yi4 si5interesting
今天jin1 tian1today; at the present; now
tian1day; sky; heaven
天气tian1 qi4weather
tai4
什么shen2 me5what?; who?; something; anything
时候shi2 hou5time; length of time; moment; period
现在xian4 zai4modern; current; present; at present; now; nowadays
明天ming2 tian1tomorrow
you3to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
时间shi2 jian1time; 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 qiu2to play ballgames
da3to play (ballgrames)
qiu2ball(s)
抱歉bao4 qian4be sorry; feel apologetic; regret
恐怕kong3 pa4(I'm) afraid (that); perhaps; I think
谢谢xie4 xie5to thank
你们ni3 men5you (plural)
xing2ok, all right; capable, competent

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