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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 Wu 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…
1.
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第九
(dì-jiǔ
)
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"ninth"
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第九
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第九
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ninth
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斋月是伊斯兰历的第九个月。
(Zhāiyuè shì yīsīlánlì de dì-jiǔ ge yuè.)
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"Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim year."
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斋月是伊斯兰历的第九个月。
2.
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第十
(dì-shí
)
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"tenth"
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第十
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第十
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tenth
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我第十次尝试的时候终于进了一球。
(Wǒ dì-shí cì chángshì de shíhou zhōngyú jìnle yī qiú.
)
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"I finally made a goal on my tenth attempt."
(SLOW)
我第十次尝试的时候终于进了一球。
3.
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第八
(dì-bā
)
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"eighth"
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第八
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第八
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eighth
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兵马俑被誉为世界第八大奇迹。
(Bīngmǎyǒng bèi yùwéi shìjiè dì-bā dà qíjì .)
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"The Terracotta Army is regarded as the Eighth Wonder of the World."
(SLOW)
兵马俑被誉为世界第八大奇迹。
4.
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刮胡刀
(guāhúdāo)
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"shaving razor"
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刮胡刀
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刮胡刀
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shaving razor
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男人正在用一次性刮胡刀刮胡子。
(Nánrén zhèngzài yòng yīcìxìng guāhúdāo guā húzi.
)
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"The man is shaving his beard with a disposable shaving razor."
(SLOW)
男人正在用一次性刮胡刀刮胡子。
5.
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面巾
(miànjīn)
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"washcloth"
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面巾
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面巾
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washcloth
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男孩正在用面巾洗脸。
(Nánhái zhèngzài yòng miànjīn xǐ liǎn.
)
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"The boy is washing his face with a washcloth."
(SLOW)
男孩正在用面巾洗脸。
6.
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毛巾
(máojīn )
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"towel"
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毛巾
(SLOW)
毛巾
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towel
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这条毛巾对我来说太小了。
(Zhè tiáo máojīn duì wǒ lái shuō tài xiǎo le.
)
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"This towel is too small for me."
(SLOW)
这条毛巾对我来说太小了。
7.
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勺子
(sháozi)
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"spoon"
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勺子
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勺子
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spoon
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你有勺子吗?
(Nǐ yǒu sháozi ma?)
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"Do you have spoons?"
(SLOW)
你有勺子吗?
8.
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叉子
(chāzi)
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"fork"
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叉子
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叉子
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fork
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他不太会用叉子。
(Tā bù tài huì yòng chāzi.)
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"He can't use a fork very well."
(SLOW)
他不太会用叉子。
9.
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(dāo)
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"knife"
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(SLOW)
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knife
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我想买一把新刀。
(Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yī bǎ xīn dāo.)
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"I want to buy a new knife."
(SLOW)
我想买一把新刀。
10.
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盘子
(pánzi)
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"plate"
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盘子
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盘子
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plate
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这个盘子很脏。
(Zhège pánzi hěn zāng.
)
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"This plate is dirty."
(SLOW)
这个盘子很脏。
11.
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蜜蜂
(mìfēng)
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"bee"
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蜜蜂
(SLOW)
蜜蜂
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bee
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蜜蜂正在给黄色的花授粉。
(Mìfēng zhèngzài gěi huángsè de huā shòufěn.)
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"The bee is pollinating the yellow flower."
(SLOW)
蜜蜂正在给黄色的花授粉。
12.
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蚂蚁
(mǎyǐ)
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"ant"
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蚂蚁
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蚂蚁
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ant
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蚂蚁可以举起自己体重10倍到50倍的东西。
(Mǎyǐ kěyǐ jǔqǐ zìjǐ tǐzhòng shí bèi dào wǔshí bèi de dōngxi.
)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Ants can lift 10 to 50 times their body weight."
(SLOW)
蚂蚁可以举起自己体重10倍到50倍的东西。
13.
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(shé)
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"snake"
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(SLOW)
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snake
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蛇又不掉毛又不吵闹。
(Shé yòu bù diào máo yòu bù chǎonào.)
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"Snakes don't shed hair and aren't noisy."
(SLOW)
蛇又不掉毛又不吵闹。
14.
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牛奶
(niúnǎi)
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"milk"
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牛奶
(SLOW)
牛奶
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milk
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下次多买些牛奶吧。
(Xiàcì duō mǎi xiē niúnǎi ba.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"Why don't you buy more milk next time?"
(SLOW)
下次多买些牛奶吧。
15.
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设计师
(shèjìshī)
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"designer"
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设计师
(SLOW)
设计师
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designer
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设计师有很多种,但我是时装设计师。
(Shèjìshī yǒu hěn duō zhǒng, dàn wǒ shì shízhuāng shèjìshī.
)
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"There are many kinds of designers, but I'm a fashion designer."
(SLOW)
设计师有很多种,但我是时装设计师。
16.
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艺术家
(yìshùjiā)
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"artist"
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艺术家
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艺术家
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artist
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很多艺术家在成功之前都有过很长一段时间的奋斗。
(Hěn duō yìshùjiā zài chénggōng zhīqián dōu yǒuguò hěn cháng yī duàn shíjiān de fèndòu.
)
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"Many artists struggle for a long time before achieving success."
(SLOW)
很多艺术家在成功之前都有过很长一段时间的奋斗。
17.
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士兵
(shìbīng)
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"soldier"
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士兵
(SLOW)
士兵
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soldier
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士兵守着营房的大门。
(Shìbīng shǒuzhe yíngfáng de dàmén.)
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"The soldier guarded the door to the barracks."
(SLOW)
士兵守着营房的大门。
18.
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企业家
(qǐyèjiā)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"entrepreneur"
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企业家
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企业家
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entrepreneur
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企业家用他们的想法改变世界。
(Qǐyèjiā yòng tāmen de xiǎngfǎ gǎibiàn shìjiè. )
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"Entrepreneurs change the world with their ideas."
(SLOW)
企业家用他们的想法改变世界。
19.
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短篇小说
(duǎnpiān xiǎoshuō)
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"short story"
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短篇小说
(SLOW)
短篇小说
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short story
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写得很好的短篇小说
(xiěde hěn hǎo de duǎnpiān xiǎoshuō
)
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"well written short story"
(SLOW)
写得很好的短篇小说
20.
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文件夹
(wénjiànjiā)
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"folder
"
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文件夹
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文件夹
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folder
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我把文件放在文件夹里。
(Wǒ bǎ wénjiàn fàng zài wénjiànjiā lǐ.)
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"I put the documents in a folder."
(SLOW)
我把文件放在文件夹里。
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
再见。(Zàijiàn.)

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