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Chinese HSK Level 1 Flashcards: click on a card to see its pinyin writing, get its pronunciation in Chinese Mandarin, and check its definitions

Chinese HSK Level 1 Flashcards: click on a card to see its pinyin writing, get its pronunciation in Chinese Mandarin, and check its definitions

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  • (èr)
  • (sān)
  • (dà)
  • 出租车 (chūzūchē)
  • (hěn)
  • (他)
  • (字)
  • duō (多)
  • dōu (都)
  • (大)
  • 吗 (ma)
  • 上 (shàng)
  • 多少 (duōshǎo)
  • 都 (dōu)
  • 睡觉 (shuìjiào)

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爸爸喜欢喝茶。

我读了八本书。

对不起,我不爱你了,我就爱她!

谢谢!不客气!

我要坐出租车回家。

那些菜,我都喜欢吃。

我住在北京。

我想打电话。

我很少看电影。

我的电脑里有好多的东西。

大杯子是我的。

你有几个儿子?

昨天我看电视了。

我会说汉语。

他吃一点。

我明天坐飞机去北京。

有三个饭馆。

狗都太喜欢吃。

猫不吃苹果。

我去火车站后面。

妈妈和爸爸叫我!

认识你我很高兴!

昨天上午商店开了。

今天我的朋友不能工作,他在医院!

你的名字是什么?

老师看见我在桌子上写东西。

明天下午下雨。

几分钟?

妈妈买了九个水果。

星期二同学请我去饭馆吃饭。

你住在哪儿?我住在那儿!

星期日很冷。

没关系,你睡觉!

现在,我的女儿四岁了。

漂亮的女人是谁?

二十块零五分

好漂亮的女儿!

我吃米饭,你呢?

现在几点了?

他想来吗?

他在学校前面。

上午冷,下午热。

这个衣服多少钱?

我要买六七个椅子。

喂?你请说话!

习先生怎么样不这儿了?

小姐学习怎么做衣服。

今年二月天气很冷。

那些学生不听老师。

我的医生是一个好人。

再见!我回家!

中国人说汉语。

你什么时候回来?

他中午去饭馆。

Credits: JVG - HSK Academy

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All of the HSK 1 words


ài
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like

eight; 8

bàba
father (informal); CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

bēizi
cup; glass; CL:个[ge4] ,支[zhi1]

Běijīng
Beijing; capital of People's Republic of China; Peking; PRC government

běn
origin; source; roots or stems of plants; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; classifier for books, periodicals, files etc; originally

búkèqi
you're welcome; it's my pleasure (answer to someone who thanks)

not (negative prefix); no

cài
dish (type of food); vegetables; vegetable; cuisine; CL:盘[pan2] ,道[dao4]

chá
tea; tea plant; CL:杯[bei1] ,壶[hu2]

chī
to eat; to have one's meal; to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to exhaust

chūzūchē
taxi

dǎdiànhuà
to make a phone call

big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; oldest; eldest

de
of; structural particle: used before a noun, linking it to preceding possessive or descriptive attributive

diǎn
a little; a bit; drop (of liquid); stain; spot; speck; jot; dot stroke (in Chinese characters); decimal point; point; mark (of degree or level); a place (with certain characteristics); iron bell; o’clock; some; (point) unit of measurement for type; to touch on briefly; to make clear; to light; to ignite; to kindle; period of time at night (24 minutes) (old); a drip; to dibble; classifier for small indeterminate quantities

diànnǎo
computer; CL:台[tai2]

diànshì
television; TV; CL:台[tai2] ,个[ge4]

diànyǐng
movie; film; CL:部[bu4] ,幕[mu4] ,场[chang3]
西
dōngxi
thing; stuff; person; CL:个[ge4] ,件[jian4]

dōu
all, both; entirely (due to) each; even; already

to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

duìbuqǐ
I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat); unworthy; to let down;

duō
many; much; a lot of; numerous; multi-

duōshǎo
how much; how many

érzi
son

èr
two; 2; stupid (Beijing dialect)

fàndiàn
restaurant; hotel; CL:家[jia1],個|个[ge4];

fēijī
airplane; CL: 架[jia4]

fēnzhōng
minute

gāoxìng
happy; glad; willing (to do sth); in a cheerful mood

classifier for people or objects in general; individual; this; that; size

gōngzuò
job; work; construction; task; CL:个[ge4] ,份[fen4] ,项[xiang4]

gǒu
dog; CL:只[zhi1] ,条[tiao2]

hànyǔ
Chinese language

hǎo
good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness)

hào
day of a month; (suffix used after) name of a ship; (ordinal) number

to drink; to shout (a command)

and; together with; with; sum; union; peace; harmony; surname He

hěn
very; (adverb of degree); quite; awfully

hòumiàn
rear; back; behind; later; afterwards

huí
to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to circle; to revolve; Hui ethnic group; time; classifier for acts of a play; section or chapter (of a classic book)

huì
can; be possible; be able to; will; be likely to; be sure to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; a moment (Taiwan pr. for this sense is hui3)

how much; how many; several; a few

jiā
home; family; classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for specialists in some activity such as musician or revolutionary, corresponds to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; surname Jia; CL:个[ge4]

jiào
to call; to shout; to order; to ask; to be called; by (indicates agent in the passive mood)

jīntiān
today; at the present

jiǔ
nine; 9

kāi
to open; to start; to turn on; to operate (vehicle)

kàn
to look at

kànjiàn
to see; to catch sight of

kuài
unit of currency; lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc; colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 块钱

lái
to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

lǎoshī
teacher; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

le
(completed action marker); (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)

lěng
cold

inside; lining; interior; internal

liù
six; 6

ma
(question tag)

māma
mum; mama; mommy; mother; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

mǎi
to buy; to purchase

māo
cat; CL:只[zhi1]

méiguānxi
it doesn't matter

méiyǒu
haven't; hasn't; doesn't exist; to not have; to not be;

mǐfàn
(cooked) rice

míngzi
name (of a person or thing); CL:个[ge4]

míngtiān
tomorrow

which? (interrogative, followed by classifier or numeral-classifier);

nǎr
where?; wherever; anywhere

that; those; then (in that case); commonly pr. [nei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing;

ne
(question particle for subjects already mentioned)

néng
to be able to; to be capable of; ability; capability; able; capable; can possibly; (usually used in the negative) to have the possibility of

you (informal)

nián
year; CL:个[ge4]

nǚér
daughter

péngyou
friend; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

piàoliang
pretty; beautiful

píngguǒ
apple; CL:个[ge4] ,颗[ke1]

seven; 7

qiánmiàn
ahead; in front; preceding; above

qián
coin; money; CL:笔[bi3]

qǐng
to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (sb); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do sth; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event etc) just passed or elapsed

heat; to heat up; fervent; hot (of weather); warm up

rén
man; person; people; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

rènshi
to know; to recognize; to be familiar with; acquainted with sth; knowledge; understanding; awareness; cognition

sān
three; 3

shāngdiàn
store; shop; CL:家[jia1] ,个[ge4]

shàng
on

shàngwǔ
morning; CL:个[ge4]

shǎo
few; little; lack

shéi
who; also pronounced shui2

shénme
what?; who?; something; anything

shí
ten; 10

shíhou
time; length of time; moment; period

shì
to be; yes

shū
book; letter; CL:本[ben3] ,册[ce4] ,部[bu4]; see also Book of History

shuǐ
water; river; liquid; beverage

shuǐguǒ
fruit

shuìjiào
to go to bed; to go to sleep

shuō
to speak; to say; to explain; to scold; to tell off; a theory (usually in compounds such as 日心说 heliocentric theory);

four; 4

suì
classifier for years (of age); year; year (of crop harvests)

he or him; (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant); (used before sb's name for emphasis); (used as a meaningless mock object); other; another

she

tài
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest

tiānqì
weather

tīng
to listen; to hear; to obey; a can (loanword from English 'tin'); classifier for canned beverages

tóngxué
(fellow) classmate; CL:位[wei4] ,个[ge4]

wéi
hello (interj., esp. on telephone); hey

I; me; my

wǒmen
we; us; ourselves; our

five; 5

xǐhuan
to like; to be fond of

xià
down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down

xiàwǔ
afternoon; p.m.; CL:个[ge4]

xiàyǔ
to rain; rainy

xiānsheng
Mister (Mr.); husband; doctor (topolect); teacher; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

xiànzài
now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays

xiǎng
to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss

xiǎo
small; tiny; young

xiǎojie
young lady; miss; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4]

xiē
some; few; several; (a measure word)

xiě
to write

xièxie
to thank; thanks

xīngqī
week; CL:个[ge4]

xuésheng
student; school child

xuéxí
to learn; to study

xuéxiào
school; CL:所[suo3]

one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; 'one' radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1)

yīdiǎn er
a little (bit)

yīshēng
doctor; CL:个[ge4] ,位[wei4] ,名[ming2]

yīyuàn
hospital; CL:所[suo3] ,家[jia1] ,座[zuo4]

yīfu
clothes; CL:件[jian4] ,套[tao4]

yǐzi
chair; CL:把[ba3] ,套[tao4]

yǒu
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be

yuè
month; moon; CL:个[ge4] ,轮[lun2]

zàijiàn
goodbye; see you again later

zài
(located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; (indicating an action in progress)

zěnme
how?; what?; why?

zěnmeyàng
how are things? how?; how about?; how was it?

zhè
this; these; (commonly pr. [zhei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing);

Zhōngguó
China; Middle Kingdom

zhōngwǔ
noon; midday; CL:个[ge4]

zhù
to live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop

zhuōzi
table; desk; CL:张[zhang1] ,套[tao4]

letter; character; word; symbol; CL:个[ge4]

zuótiān
yesterday

zuò
to do; to make; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in; to hold (a party); to be; to become; to function (in some capacity); to serve as; to be used for; to form (a bond or relationship); to pretend; to feign; to act a part; to put on appearance

zuò
to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc); to bear fruit
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