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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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乡下
(xiāngxià)
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"country"
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乡下
(SLOW)
乡下
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country
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他们在乡下有一间大屋子。
(Tāmen zài xiāngxià yǒu yī jiān dà wūzi.)
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"They have a big house in the country."
(SLOW)
他们在乡下有一间大屋子。
2.
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村庄
(cūnzhuāng)
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"village"
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村庄
(SLOW)
村庄
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village
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我在一个小村庄长大。
(Wǒ zài yī ge xiǎo cūnzhuāng zhǎngdà.)
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"I grew up in a small village."
(SLOW)
我在一个小村庄长大。
3.
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城镇
(chéngzhèn)
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"town"
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城镇
(SLOW)
城镇
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town
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不好意思,请问最近的城镇在哪儿?
(Bùhǎoyìsi, qǐngwèn zuì jìn de chéngzhèn zài nǎr?)
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"Excuse me, where is the nearest town?"
(SLOW)
不好意思,请问最近的城镇在哪儿?
4.
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郊区
(jiāoqū)
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"suburb"
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郊区
(SLOW)
郊区
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suburb
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我去年搬到郊区了。
(Wǒ qùnián bāndào jiāoqū le.)
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"I moved to the suburbs last year."
(SLOW)
我去年搬到郊区了。
5.
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房间
(fángjiān)
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"room"
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房间
(SLOW)
房间
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room
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行李员把我们的包拿到我们房间。
(Xínglǐyuán bǎ wǒmen de bāo nádào wǒmen fángjiān.)
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"A porter carried our bags to our room."
(SLOW)
行李员把我们的包拿到我们房间。
6.
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烧伤
(shāoshāng)
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"burn"
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烧伤
(SLOW)
烧伤
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burn
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她把开水洒到了左手上,造成了二级烧伤。
(Tā bǎ kāishuǐ sǎdào le zuǒshǒu shàng, zàochéng le èrjí shāoshāng.)
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"She spilled boiling water on her left hand and has a second degree burn."
(SLOW)
她把开水洒到了左手上,造成了二级烧伤。
7.
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国际象棋
(guójì xiàngqí)
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"chess"
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国际象棋
(SLOW)
国际象棋
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chess
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国际象棋是讲究策略和注意力的游戏。
(Guójì xiàngqí shì jiǎngjiū cèlüè hé zhùyìlì de yóuxì.)
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"Chess is a game of strategy and concentration."
(SLOW)
国际象棋是讲究策略和注意力的游戏。
8.
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语言
(yǔyán)
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"language"
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语言
(SLOW)
语言
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language
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韩语是官方语言。
(Hányǔ shì guānfāng yǔyán.)
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"Korean is the official language."
(SLOW)
韩语是官方语言。
9.
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吹干
(chuīgān)
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"blow-dry"
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吹干
(SLOW)
吹干
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blow-dry
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我每天早上吹干我的头发。
(Wǒ měitiān zǎoshàng chuīgān wǒ de tóufa.)
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"I blow-dry my hair every morning."
(SLOW)
我每天早上吹干我的头发。
10.
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武术
(wǔshù)
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"martial arts"
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武术
(SLOW)
武术
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martial arts
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我们的武术指导已经练了二十五年了。
(Wǒmen de wǔshù zhǐdǎo yǐjīng liàn le èrshíwǔ nián le.)
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"Our martial arts instructor has practiced for twenty five years."
(SLOW)
我们的武术指导已经练了二十五年了。
11.
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满意
(mǎnyì)
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"satisfied"
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满意
(SLOW)
满意
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satisfied
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男人很满意。
(Nánrén hěn mǎnyì.)
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"The man is satisfied."
(SLOW)
男人很满意。
12.
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平静
(píngjìng)
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"calm"
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平静
(SLOW)
平静
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calm
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海洋很平静。
(Hǎiyáng hěn píngjìng.)
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"The ocean is calm."
(SLOW)
海洋很平静。
13.
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(shū)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"comb"
(NORMAL SPEED)
(SLOW)
(NORMAL SPEED)
comb
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女人正在用梳子梳头发。
(Nǚrén zhèngzài yòng shūzi shū tóufa.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"The woman is combing her hair with a comb."
(SLOW)
女人正在用梳子梳头发。
14.
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漱口
(shù kǒu)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"gargle"
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漱口
(SLOW)
漱口
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gargle
(NORMAL SPEED)
我听见他在漱口。
(Wǒ tīngjiàn tā zài shù kǒu.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"I hear him gargling. "
(SLOW)
我听见他在漱口。
15.
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不满
(bùmǎn)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"dissatisfied"
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不满
(SLOW)
不满
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dissatisfied
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男人对产品不满意。
(Nánrén duì chǎnpǐn bù mǎnyì.)
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"The man is dissatisfied with the product."
(SLOW)
男人对产品不满意。
16.
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五千
(wǔqiān)
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"five thousand"
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五千
(SLOW)
五千
(NORMAL SPEED)
five thousand
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五千人在广场上示威。
(Wǔqiān rén zài guǎngchǎng shàng shìwēi.)
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"Five thousand people were protesting on the square."
(SLOW)
五千人在广场上示威。
17.
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三千
(sānqiān)
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"three thousand"
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三千
(SLOW)
三千
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three thousand
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秘鲁有三千多种土豆。
(Bìlǔ yǒu sānqiān duō zhǒng tǔdǒu.)
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"In Peru, more than three thousand types of potatoes exist."
(SLOW)
秘鲁有三千多种土豆。
18.
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六千
(liùqiān)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"six thousand"
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六千
(SLOW)
六千
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six thousand
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希腊有大约六千个岛屿。
(Xīlà yǒu dàyuē liùqiān ge dǎoyǔ.)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"There are around six thousand islands in Greece."
(SLOW)
希腊有大约六千个岛屿。
19.
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七千
(qīqiān)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"seven thousand"
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七千
(SLOW)
七千
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seven thousand
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她卖了七千张专辑。
(Tā mài le qīqiān zhāng zhuānjí.)
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"She sold seven thousand albums."
(SLOW)
她卖了七千张专辑。
20.
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九千
(jiǔqiān)
(NORMAL SPEED)
"nine thousand"
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九千
(SLOW)
九千
(NORMAL SPEED)
nine thousand
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九千个军队从国家撤出。
(Jiǔqiān ge jūnduì cóng guójiā chèchū.)
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"Nine thousand troops withdrew from the country."
(SLOW)
九千个军队从国家撤出。
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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