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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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(shǒu)
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"hand"
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hand
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左手
(zuǒshǒu)
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"left hand"
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左手
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手臂
(shǒubì)
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"arm"
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手臂
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手臂
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arm
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兩只手臂
(liǎng zhī shǒubì)
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"two arms"
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兩只手臂
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(jiǎo)
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"foot"
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foot
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左脚
(zuǒjiǎo)
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"left foot"
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左脚
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(tuǐ)
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"leg"
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leg
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长腿
(cháng tuǐ)
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"long legs"
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长腿
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手指
(shǒuzhǐ)
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"finger"
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手指
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手指
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finger
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五根手指
(wǔ gēn shǒuzhǐ)
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"five fingers"
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五根手指
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(bèi)
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"back"
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back
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我背疼。
(Wǒ bèi téng.)
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"My back hurts."
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我背疼。
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(wèi)
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"stomach"
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stomach
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我胃疼。
(Wǒ wèi téng.)
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"I have a stomach ache."
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我胃疼。
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(xiōng)
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"chest"
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chest
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我胸口疼。
(Wǒ xiōngkǒu téng.)
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"I have chest pains."
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我胸口疼。
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一月
(yī yuè)
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"January"
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一月
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一月
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January
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二零零九年一月
(èr líng líng jiǔ nián yī yuè)
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"January 2009"
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二零零九年一月
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二月
(èr yuè)
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"February"
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二月
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二月
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February
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二月二十九号
(èr yuè èrshíjiǔ hào)
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"February 29th"
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二月二十九号
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三月
(sān yuè)
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"March"
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三月
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三月
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March
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三月十七号
(sān yuè shíqī hào)
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"March 17th"
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三月十七号
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四月
(sì yuè)
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"April"
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四月
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四月
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April
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四月一号
(sì yuè yī hào)
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"April first"
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四月一号
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五月
(wǔ yuè)
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"May"
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五月
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五月
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May
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五月的鲜花
(wǔ yuè de xiānhuā)
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"May flowers"
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五月的鲜花
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六月
(liù yuè)
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"June"
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六月
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六月
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June
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六月的婚礼
(liù yuè de hūnlǐ)
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"June wedding"
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六月的婚礼
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七月
(qī yuè)
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"July"
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七月
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七月
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July
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我的生日在七月。
(Wǒ de shēngrì zài qī yuè.)
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"My birthday is in July."
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我的生日在七月。
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八月
(bā yuè)
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"August"
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八月
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八月
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August
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炎热的八月天
(yánrè de bā yuè tiān)
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"hot August day"
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炎热的八月天
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九月
(jiǔ yuè)
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"September"
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九月
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九月
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September
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九月一号
(jiǔ yuè yī hào)
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"September 1st"
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九月一号
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十月
(shí yuè)
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"October"
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十月
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十月
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October
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在十月十三号
(zài shí yuè shísān hào)
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"on October 13th"
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在十月十三号
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十一月
(shíyī yuè)
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"November"
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十一月
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十一月
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November
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感恩节,十一月二十四号,星期四
(Gǎn'ēnjié, shíyī yuè èrshísì hào, xīngqī sì)
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"Thanksgiving, Thursday November 24th"
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感恩节,十一月二十四号,星期四
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十二月
(shí'èr yuè)
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"December"
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十二月
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十二月
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December
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十二月二十五号
(shí'èr yuè èrshíwǔ hào)
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"December 25th"
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十二月二十五号
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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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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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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Friday at 01:28 PM
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Hello robert groulx,


Thank you for your comment, we hope you enjoyed this lesson!


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robert groulx
Friday at 09:47 AM
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thanks for the lesson


my favorite words are 我胸口疼。


robert

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Hello lakshmi,


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lakshmi
Saturday at 02:23 AM
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Wo3 de shǒu tai4 teng2 le.

Is it correct?