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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Hi everybody, my name is Rui.
Welcome to The 800 Core Chinese Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Chinese.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
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你好。
(Nǐhǎo. )
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"Hello."
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你好。
(SLOW)
你好。
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Hello.
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第一次与人见面时,我喜欢说,“你好”。
(Dì yī cì yǔ rén jiànmiàn shí, wǒ xǐhuān shuō, "nǐhǎo.")
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"When I first meet someone, I like to say, "Hello.""
(SLOW)
第一次与人见面时,我喜欢说,“你好”。
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不好意思。
(Bùhǎoyìsi.)
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"Excuse me."
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不好意思。
(SLOW)
不好意思。
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Excuse me.
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不好意思, 我过一下。
(Bùhǎoyìsi, wǒ guò yī xià.)
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"Excuse me, may I pass?"
(SLOW)
不好意思, 我过一下。
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对不起。
(Duìbùqǐ.)
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"I'm sorry."
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对不起。
(SLOW)
对不起。
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I'm sorry.
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我让你生气了,对不起。
(Wǒ ràng nǐ shēngqì le , duìbùqǐ.)
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"I made you angry. I'm sorry."
(SLOW)
我让你生气了,对不起。
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晚安。
(Wǎn'ān. )
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"Good night."
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晚安。
(SLOW)
晚安。
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Good night.
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我先走了。晚安!
(Wǒ xiān zǒu le. Wǎn'ān!)
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"I'll go now. Good night!"
(SLOW)
我先走了。晚安!
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很高兴见到你。
(Hěn gāoxìng jiàndào nǐ.)
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"Nice to meet you."
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很高兴见到你。
(SLOW)
很高兴见到你。
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Nice to meet you.
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你好,皮特,我叫瑞秋德,很高兴见到你。
(Nǐhǎo, Pítè, wǒ jiào Ruìqiūdé, hěn gāoxìng jiàndào nǐ. )
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"Hello Peter, my name is Richard and it is nice to meet you."
(SLOW)
你好,皮特,我叫瑞秋德,很高兴见到你。
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你好吗?
(Nǐhǎo ma? )
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"How are you?"
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你好吗?
(SLOW)
你好吗?
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How are you?
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好久不见,你好吗?
(Hǎojiǔ bùjiàn, nǐhǎo ma?)
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"It's been a long time, how are you?"
(SLOW)
好久不见,你好吗?
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是的。
(Shì de. )
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"Yes."
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是的。
(SLOW)
是的。
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Yes.
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是的,麦克。
(Shì de, Màikè.)
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"Yes, Mikey."
(SLOW)
是的,麦克。
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不。
(Bù. )
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"No."
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不。
(SLOW)
不。
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No.
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“不”的手势
("bù" de shǒushì )
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""no" sign"
(SLOW)
“不”的手势
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谢谢。
(Xièxie. )
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"Thank you."
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谢谢。
(SLOW)
谢谢。
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Thank you.
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谢谢你,但
(xièxie nǐ, dàn )
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"thank you, but"
(SLOW)
谢谢你,但
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我叫……
(Wǒ jiào...)
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"I'm..."
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我叫……
(SLOW)
我叫……
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I'm...
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我叫王国易。
(Wǒ jiào Wáng Guóyì.)
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"I'm Wang Guoyi."
(SLOW)
我叫王国易。
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再见。
(Zàijiàn. )
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"Goodbye."
(NORMAL SPEED)
再见。
(SLOW)
再见。
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Goodbye.
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再见,我会想你的。
(Zàijiàn, wǒ huì xiǎng nǐ de.)
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"Goodbye, I'll miss you."
(SLOW)
再见,我会想你的。
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(huài )
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"bad"
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(SLOW)
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bad
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那个男人很坏。
(Nàge nánrén hěn huài.)
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"The man is bad."
(SLOW)
那个男人很坏。
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(hǎo)
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"good"
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(SLOW)
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good
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蔬菜对你的身体好。
(Shūcài duì nǐ de shēntǐ hǎo. )
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"Vegetables are good for you."
(SLOW)
蔬菜对你的身体好。
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漂亮
(piàoliang)
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"pretty"
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漂亮
(SLOW)
漂亮
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pretty
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这个帽子很漂亮。
(Zhège màozi hěn piàoliang.)
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"This hat is very pretty."
(SLOW)
这个帽子很漂亮。
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(chǒu)
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"ugly"
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(SLOW)
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ugly
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丑陋的脸
(chǒulòu de liǎn )
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"ugly face"
(SLOW)
丑陋的脸
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简单
(jiǎndān)
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"easy"
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简单
(SLOW)
简单
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easy
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简单的问题
(jiǎndān de wèntí )
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"easy problem"
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简单的问题
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(nán)
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"difficult"
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(SLOW)
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difficult
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难题
(nántí)
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"difficult problem"
(SLOW)
难题
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(jìn)
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"near"
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(SLOW)
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near
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我住在大学附近。
(Wǒ zhù zài dàxué fùjìn.)
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"I live near the university."
(SLOW)
我住在大学附近。
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(yuǎn)
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"far"
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(SLOW)
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far
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车站离这里很远。
(Chēzhàn lí zhèli hěn yuǎn. )
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"The station is far from here."
(SLOW)
车站离这里很远。
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(xiǎo)
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"small"
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(SLOW)
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small
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小鸡
(xiǎojī)
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"small chick"
(SLOW)
小鸡
Remember, the goal of this series is to build a vocabulary of the 800 most common words and phrases in Chinese. If that sounds like a lot, don't worry. We can help you.
See you next time!
再见。(Zàijiàn.)

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Practice here & get feedback! Pick 1 word from this core list and come up with a sentence. Post the sentence in the comments below to get feedback from our learning community.

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thanks for the lesson


my favorite word is 近


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