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Lesson 3 Non-Daily?

characterpinyinmeaning
yuèmonth
fēnminute
memorize

Numerals

characterpinyinmeaning
one
èrtwo
sānthree
four
five
liùsix
seven
eight
jiǔnine
shíten
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Characters by Day (week 1 + 2)

characterpinyinmeaning
rénperson
zhōngcenter, middle
kǒumouth
sun
big
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characterpinyinmeaning
shàngabove; top
xiàbelow; under
wén(written) language; script
guócountry; nation
hǎogood
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characterpinyinmeaning
àilove; to love
mother
father
you
I; me
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characterpinyinmeaning
qǐngplease (polite form of request); to treat of to invite (somebody)
wènto ask (a question)
guìhonorable; expensive
xìng(one's) surname is...; to be surnamed; surname
ne(question particle)
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characterpinyinmeaning
jiěolder sister
jiàoto be called; to call
shénwhat
me(question particle)
míngname
character
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Characters by Day (week 3)

characterpinyinmeaning
xiānfirst
shēngbirth; to be born
(a surname)
yǒufriend
wáng(a surname)
péngfriend
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characterpinyinmeaning
shìto be
lǎoold
shīteacher
ma(question particle)
not; no
xuéto study
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characterpinyinmeaning
too; also
běinorth
jīngcapital city
měibeautiful
niǔknob; button
yuēagreement; appointment
that
de(possessive particle)
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characterpinyinmeaning
zhàophotograph; to illuminate; to shine
piànflat, thin piece
zhèthis
ge(measure word)
háichild
shéiwho
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characterpinyinmeaning
she; her
nánmale
younger brother
he; him
older brother
érson; child
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Characters by Day (Week 4)

characterpinyinmeaning
yǒuto have; to exist
méinot
gāo(a surname); tall; high
jiāfamily; home
how many; some; a few
liǎngtwo; a couple of
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characterpinyinmeaning
mèiyounger sister
and
zuòto do
zuòto work, to do
law; rule
dōuboth; all
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characterpinyinmeaning
doctor; medicine
bái(a surname); white
yīngflower; hero; England
hào(measure word for a number in a series; day of the month)
xīngstar
period (of time)
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characterpinyinmeaning
tiānday
jīntoday; now
niányear
duōmany/much; how many/much; to what extent
suìyear (of age)
chīto eat
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Characters by Day (Week 5)

characterpinyinmeaning
fànmeal; (cooked) rice
zěnhow
yàngshape; appearance; manner
tàitoo; extremely
le(particle)
xièto thank
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characterpinyinmeaning
to like; happy
huānhappy; joyous
càidishes; cuisine
háistill; additionally; alternatively
but
men(plural suffix)
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characterpinyinmeaning
diǎno'clock
bànhalf; half an hour
wǎnevening; late
jiànto see
zàiagain
xiànnow
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characterpinyinmeaning
zàito be present; at (a place)
quarter (of an hour)
shìmatter; affair; event
hěnvery
mángbusy
míngbright
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characterpinyinmeaning
yīncause; reason; because
wèifor
tóngsame
rènto recognize
shíto recognize
zhōuweek; cycle
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Characters by Day (Week 6)

characterpinyinmeaning
end
to hit
qiúball
kànto watch; to look; to read
diànelectricity
shìvision
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characterpinyinmeaning
chàngto sing
song
tiàoto jump
to dance; dance
tīngto listen
yīnsound
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characterpinyinmeaning
yuèmusic
shūbook
duìright; correct
shítime
hòutime; season; await
yǐngshadow
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characterpinyinmeaning
chángoften
to go
wàioutside
guest
zuóyesterday
suǒplace; (component of therefore; so)
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characterpinyinmeaning
with
jiǔlong (of time)
cuòwrong
xiǎngto want to; would like to; to think
jué / jiàoto feel; to think / to sleep
de / děi(particle) / must; to have to
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Characters by Day (Week 7)

characterpinyinmeaning
meaning
to think
zhǐonly
shuìto sleep
suànto calculate
zhǎoto look for
biéother; don't
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characterpinyinmeaning
ya(interjectory particle used to soften a question)
jìnto enter
kuàifast, quick; quickly
láito come
jièto be situated between
shàoto carry on; to continue
xìngmood; interest
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characterpinyinmeaning
piào(component of pretty)
liàngbright
zuòto sit
where
xiàoschool
to drink
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characterpinyinmeaning
chátea
basentence-final suggestion particle
yàoto want
píngmeasure word for bottles; bottle
to rise
gěito give
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Characters by Day (Week 8 + 9)

characterpinyinmeaning
bēi(measure word for cup and glass)
wánto have fun; play
picture, chart, drawing
guǎnbuilding
liáoto chat
cáinot until
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characterpinyinmeaning
huíto return
huàspeech
jiùprecisely; exactly
nínyou; honorific 你
wèi(polite measure word for people)
noon
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characterpinyinmeaning
jiānduring (a time period); between (two sides)
topic; question
kāito open; to hold (a meeting, party, etc.)
huìmeeting
jié(measure word for class periods)
class
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characterpinyinmeaning
level; rank
kǎoto give or take a test
shìtest; to try; experiment
hòuafter; behind; rear
kòngfree time
fāngsquare; method; (part of convenient)
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characterpinyinmeaning
便biànconvenient, handy
dàoto go to; to arrive
bànto manage
gōngpublic
shìroom
xíngall right; O.K.
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characterpinyinmeaning
děngto wait; to wait for
air
bāngto help
zhǔnstandard; criterion
bèito prepare
liànto drill
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Characters by Day (Week 10)

characterpinyinmeaning
to practice
shuōto say; to speak
asentence final particle of exclamation, interrogation, etc
dànbut
gēnwith
miànface
to repeat; to duplicate
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characterpinyinmeaning
xiěto write
mànslow
zhīmeasure word for long, thin, inflexible objects
pen
zhāngmeasure word for flat objects, paper, pictures, etc.
zhǐpaper
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characterpinyinmeaning
jiāoto teach
dǒngto understand
zhēntrue; real(ly)
inside
in advance; beforehand
prefix for ordinal numbers
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characterpinyinmeaning
language
law; rule; method
róngto allow; to tolerate
easy
word
hànChinese ethnicity
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characterpinyinmeaning
nándifficult
pínglevel; even
zǎoearly
gōngwork; achievement
shǐto begin
niànto read aloud
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Characters by Day (Week 11)

characterpinyinmeaning
to record
record
lèitired
chuángbed
to wash
zǎobath
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characterpinyinmeaning
biānside
to emit; to issue
xīnnew
nǎobrain
cānmeal
tīnghall
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characterpinyinmeaning
wǎngnet
宿to lodge for the night
shèhouse
zhèngjust; upright
qiánfront; before
gàoto tell; to inform
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characterpinyinmeaning
to tell; to relate
already
jīngto pass through
zhīto know
dàopath; way
fēng(measure word for letters)
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characterpinyinmeaning
xìnletter
zuìmost (of superlative degree)
jìnclose; near
chúapart from
zhuānspecial
occupation; profession
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Characters by Day (Week 12)

characterpinyinmeaning
to hope; hope
wàngto hope; to expect
néngcan; to be able to
yòngto use
xiàoto laugh at; to laugh; to smile
zhùto wish (well)
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characterpinyinmeaning
shāngcommerce; business
diànstore; shop
mǎito buy
dōng(component of 东西: things: objects); east
西(component of 东西: things: objects); west
yuánmember; personnel
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