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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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玫瑰
(méiguī)
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"rose"
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玫瑰
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玫瑰
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rose
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男人正要送他女朋友玫瑰。
(Nánrén zhèng yào sòng tā nǚpéngyou méiguī.)
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"The man is about to give roses to his girlfriend."
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男人正要送他女朋友玫瑰。
2.
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(huā)
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"flower"
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flower
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男孩在摘黄色的花。
(Nánhái zài zhāi huángsè de huā.)
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"The boy is picking yellow flowers."
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男孩在摘黄色的花。
3.
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百合花
(bǎihéhuā )
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"lily"
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百合花
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百合花
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lily
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她在回家的路上买了一些百合花。
(Tā zài huíjiā de lùshàng mǎi le yīxiē bǎihéhuā.)
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"She bought some lilies on her way home."
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她在回家的路上买了一些百合花。
4.
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向日葵
(xiàngrìkuí)
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"sunflower"
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向日葵
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向日葵
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sunflower
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向日葵长到八到十二英尺高。
(Xiàngrìkuí zhǎngdào bā dào shí'èr yīngchǐ gāo.)
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"Sunflowers grow to heights between 8-12 feet."
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向日葵长到八到十二英尺高。
5.
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蒲公英
(púgōngyīng)
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"dandelion"
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蒲公英
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蒲公英
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dandelion
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在有些地方,蒲公英被放在汤和沙拉里吃。
(Zài yǒuxiē dìfang, púgōngyīng bèi fàngzài tāng hé shālā lǐ chī.)
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"Dandelions are eaten in soups and salads in some places."
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在有些地方,蒲公英被放在汤和沙拉里吃。
6.
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旅行
(lǚxíng)
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"traveling"
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旅行
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旅行
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traveling
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这个男人的爱好是旅行。
(Zhège nánrén de àihào shì lǚxíng.)
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"The man's hobby is traveling."
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这个男人的爱好是旅行。
7.
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运动
(yùndòng)
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"exercising"
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运动
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运动
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exercising
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女人在地上做了运动。
(Nǚrén zài dìshàng zuò le yùndòng.)
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"The woman exercised on the floor."
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女人在地上做了运动。
8.
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锻炼
(duànliàn)
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"train"
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锻炼
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锻炼
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train
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每天锻炼三十分钟能改善健康。
(Měitiān duànliàn sānshí fēnzhōng néng gǎishàn jiànkāng.)
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"Training for 30 minutes every day can improve your health."
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每天锻炼三十分钟能改善健康。
9.
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读书
(dúshū)
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"reading"
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读书
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读书
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reading
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我非常喜欢读书。
(Wǒ fēicháng xǐhuān dúshū.)
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"I really like reading books."
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我非常喜欢读书。
10.
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打牌
(dǎpái)
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"playing cards"
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打牌
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打牌
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playing cards
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我们经常在温暖的夏天傍晚打牌。
(Wǒmen jīngcháng zài wēnnuǎn de xiàtiān bàngwǎn dǎpái.)
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"We often play cards on a warm summer evening."
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我们经常在温暖的夏天傍晚打牌。
11.
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耳环
(ěrhuán)
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"earring"
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耳环
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耳环
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earring
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买耳环的时候,女孩打了耳洞。
(Mǎi ěrhuán de shíhou, nǚhái dǎ le ěrdòng.)
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"The girl pierced her ears when she bought the earrings."
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买耳环的时候,女孩打了耳洞。
12.
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项链
(xiàngliàn)
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"necklace"
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项链
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项链
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necklace
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你戴的项链上面有很漂亮的宝石。
(Nǐ dài de xiàngliàn shàngmian yǒu hěn piàoliang de bǎoshí.)
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"The necklace you are wearing has beautiful gems."
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你戴的项链上面有很漂亮的宝石。
13.
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戒指
(jièzhǐ)
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"ring"
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戒指
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戒指
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ring
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我们在珠宝店买了结婚戒指。
(Wǒmen zài zhūbǎodiàn mǎi le jiéhūn jièzhǐ.)
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"We bought our wedding rings at the jewelry store."
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我们在珠宝店买了结婚戒指。
14.
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四角裤
(sìjiǎokù)
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"boxer shorts"
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四角裤
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四角裤
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boxer shorts
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四角裤是男人的内裤,有很多种材质跟款式。
(Sìjiǎokù shì nánrén de nèikù, yǒu hěn duō zhǒng cáizhì gēn kuǎnshì.)
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"Boxer shorts are an undergarment for men, which comes in many patterns and fabrics."
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四角裤是男人的内裤,有很多种材质跟款式。
15.
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裙子
(qúnzi)
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"skirt"
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裙子
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裙子
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skirt
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她穿着一条黄色的裙子。
(Tā chuān zhe yī tiáo huángsè de qúnzi.)
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"She is wearing a yellow skirt."
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她穿着一条黄色的裙子。
16.
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汉堡包
(hànbǎobāo)
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"hamburger"
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汉堡包
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汉堡包
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hamburger
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汉堡包是在美国发明的。
(Hànbǎobāo shì zài Měiguó fāmíng de.)
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"Hamburgers were invented in America."
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汉堡包是在美国发明的。
17.
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奶酪汉堡包
(nǎilào hànbǎobāo)
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"cheeseburger"
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奶酪汉堡包
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奶酪汉堡包
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cheeseburger
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奶酪汉堡包是有一层奶酪的汉堡。
(Nǎilào hànbǎobāo shì yǒu yī céng nǎilào de hànbǎo.)
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"A cheese burger is a hamburger with a slice of cheese."
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奶酪汉堡包是有一层奶酪的汉堡。
18.
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比萨
(bǐsà)
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"pizza"
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比萨
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比萨
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pizza
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你能把这个比萨分成两块吗?
(Nǐ néng bǎ zhège bǐsà fēnchéng liǎng kuài ma?)
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"Could you please divide this pizza into two?"
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你能把这个比萨分成两块吗?
19.
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热狗
(règǒu)
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"hot dog"
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热狗
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热狗
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hot dog
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热狗盐和脂肪的含量很高,而且含有防腐剂。
(Règǒu yán hé zhīfáng de hánliàng hěn gāo, érqiě hányǒu fángfǔjì.)
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"Hot dogs are high in salt and fat, and contain preservatives."
(SLOW)
热狗盐和脂肪的含量很高,而且含有防腐剂。
20.
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小费
(xiǎofèi)
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"tip"
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小费
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小费
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tip
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不要忘了给服务员小费。
(Bùyào wàng le gěi fúwùyuán xiǎofèi.)
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"Do not forget to leave a tip for the waiter or waitress."
(SLOW)
不要忘了给服务员小费。
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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