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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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餐厅
(cāntīng)
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"restaurant"
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餐厅
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餐厅
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restaurant
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那家餐厅还行。
(Nà jiā cāntīng hái xíng.)
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"That restaurant is okay."
(SLOW)
那家餐厅还行。
2.
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咖啡厅
(kāfēitīng)
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"café"
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咖啡厅
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咖啡厅
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café
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女人们正在室外咖啡厅聊天。
(Nǚrénmen zhèngzài shìwài kāfēitīng liáotiān.)
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"The women are talking at the outdoor cafe."
(SLOW)
女人们正在室外咖啡厅聊天。
3.
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茶馆
(cháguǎn)
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"tea shop"
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茶馆
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茶馆
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tea shop
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朋友们正在一家茶馆消遣。
(Péngyǒumen zhèngzài yī jiā cháguǎn xiāoqiǎn.)
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"The friends are hanging out at a tea shop."
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朋友们正在一家茶馆消遣。
4.
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酒吧
(jiǔbā)
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"bar"
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酒吧
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酒吧
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bar
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明天在酒吧聚聚。
(Míngtiān zài jiǔbā jùju.)
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"Let's meet tomorrow at the bar."
(SLOW)
明天在酒吧聚聚。
5.
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家具
(jiājù)
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"furniture"
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家具
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家具
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furniture
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火灾过后我们需要更换全部的家具。
(Huǒzāi guòhòu wǒmen xūyào gēnghuàn quánbù de jiājù.)
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"We had to replace all of our furniture after the fire."
(SLOW)
火灾过后我们需要更换全部的家具。
6.
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(cǎo)
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"grass"
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grass
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狐狸在草丛里玩耍。
(Húli zài cǎocóng lǐ wánshuǎ.)
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"The foxes are playing in the grass."
(SLOW)
狐狸在草丛里玩耍。
7.
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土壤
(tǔrǎng)
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"soil"
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土壤
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土壤
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soil
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土壤因为干旱裂开了。
(Tǔrǎng yīnwèi gānhàn lièkāi le.)
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"The soil cracked due to the drought."
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土壤因为干旱裂开了。
8.
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泥土
(nítǔ)
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"dirt"
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泥土
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泥土
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dirt
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小象在动物园里玩泥土。
(Xiǎo xiàng zài dòngwùyuán lǐ wán nítǔ.)
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"The baby elephant is playing with dirt in a zoo."
(SLOW)
小象在动物园里玩泥土。
9.
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岩石
(yánshí)
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"rock"
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岩石
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岩石
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rock
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两只螃蟹在岩石上走。
(Liǎng zhī pángxiè zài yánshí shàng zǒu.)
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"There are two crabs walking on a rock."
(SLOW)
两只螃蟹在岩石上走。
10.
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(shù)
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"tree"
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tree
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他不会骑摩托车,撞到了树上。
(Tā bùhuì qí mótuōchē, zhuàngdào le shù shàng.)
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"He couldn't drive a motor bike and hit a tree."
(SLOW)
他不会骑摩托车,撞到了树上。
11.
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道教
(Dàojiào)
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"Taoism"
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道教
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道教
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Taoism
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道教也被称为道家。
(Dàojiào yě bèi chēngwéi Dàojiā.)
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"Taoism is also known as Daoism."
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道教也被称为道家。
12.
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圣经
(shèngjīng)
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"Bible"
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圣经
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圣经
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Bible
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他读圣经。
(Tā dú shèngjīng.)
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"He reads The Bible."
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他读圣经。
13.
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古兰经
(gǔlánjīng)
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"Quran"
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古兰经
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古兰经
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Quran
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古兰经是伊斯兰教的圣书。
(Gǔlánjīng shì Yīsīlánjiào de shèngshū.)
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"The Quran is the holy book of the Muslim religion."
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古兰经是伊斯兰教的圣书。
14.
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牧师
(mùshī)
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"priest"
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牧师
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牧师
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priest
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他从牧师那里得到劝告。
(Tā cóng mùshī nàlǐ dédào quàngào.)
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"He got advice from a priest."
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他从牧师那里得到劝告。
15.
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犹太教
(Yóutàijiào)
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"Judaism"
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犹太教
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犹太教
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Judaism
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犹太教已经创立了三千多年。
(Yóutàijiào yǐjīng chuànglì le sānqiān duō nián.
)
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"Judaism has been practiced for over three thousand years."
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犹太教已经创立了三千多年。
16.
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一千
(yīqiān)
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"one thousand"
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一千
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一千
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one thousand
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工资是一千五百欧元。
(Gōngzī shì yīqiān wǔbǎi ōuyuán.)
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"The pay is one thousand five hundred Euros."
(SLOW)
工资是一千五百欧元。
17.
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两千
(liǎngqiān)
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"two thousand"
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两千
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两千
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two thousand
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它价值两千美元。
(Tā jiàzhí liǎngqiān měiyuán.)
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"It costs two thousand dollars."
(SLOW)
它价值两千美元。
18.
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八千
(bāqiān)
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"eight thousand"
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八千
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八千
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eight thousand
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八千人住在那个村庄里。
(Bāqiān rén zhù zài nàge cūnzhuāng lǐ.)
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"Eight thousand people live in that village."
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八千人住在那个村庄里。
19.
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一万
(yīwàn)
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"ten thousand"
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一万
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一万
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ten thousand
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一万个士兵被派到了战场。
(Yīwàn ge shìbīng bèi pàidào le zhànchǎng.)
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"Ten thousand soldiers were dispatched to the site of the battle."
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一万个士兵被派到了战场。
20.
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四千
(sìqiān)
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"four thousand"
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四千
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四千
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four thousand
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体育馆有四千平方米。
(Tǐyùguǎn yǒu sìqiān píngfāngmǐ.)
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"The stadium is four thousand square meters."
(SLOW)
体育馆有四千平方米。
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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