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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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手表
(shǒubiǎo)
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"watch"
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手表
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手表
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watch
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我的手表丢了。
(Wǒ de shǒubiǎo diū le.)
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"I lost my watch."
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我的手表丢了。
2.
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眼镜
(yǎnjìng)
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" glasses"
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眼镜
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眼镜
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glasses
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他刚刚配了一副眼镜。
(Tā gānggāng pèi le yī fù yǎnjìng.)
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"He just bought a pair of glasses."
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他刚刚配了一副眼镜。
3.
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夹克
(jiákè)
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"jacket"
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夹克
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夹克
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jacket
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你的夹克不错!
(Nǐ de jiákè bùcuò!)
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"Your jacket's not bad!"
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你的夹克不错!
4.
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收到
(shōudào )
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"receive"
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收到
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收到
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receive
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很高兴收到贵公司的回复。
(Hěn gāoxìng shōudào guì gōngsī de huífù.)
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"I’m glad to receive a response from your honored company."
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很高兴收到贵公司的回复。
5.
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寻找
(xúnzhǎo)
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"search"
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寻找
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寻找
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search
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猎豹在草原上寻找食物。
(Lièbào zài cǎoyuán shàng xúnzhǎo shíwù.)
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"The cheetah is searching for food in the grassland."
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猎豹在草原上寻找食物。
6.
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(ná)
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" take"
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take
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不用客气,拿着吧。
(Bùyòng kèqì, názhe ba. )
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"Don't be polite, take it."
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不用客气,拿着吧。
7.
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虚弱
(xūruò)
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"weak"
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虚弱
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虚弱
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weak
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我感到饥饿和虚弱。
(Wǒ gǎndào jī'è hé xūruò.)
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"I feel hungry and weak."
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我感到饥饿和虚弱。
8.
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强壮
(qiángzhuàng)
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"strong"
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强壮
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强壮
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strong
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他非常强壮。
(Tā fēicháng qiángzhuàng.)
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"He's very strong."
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他非常强壮。
9.
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(lěng)
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"cold"
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cold
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这个房间里很冷。
(Zhège fángjiān lǐ hěn lěng.)
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"It's cold in this room."
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这个房间里很冷。
10.
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(rè)
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"hot"
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hot
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今天真热。
(Jīntiān zhēn rè.)
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"Today is really hot."
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今天真热。
11.
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搞笑
(gǎoxiào)
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"funny"
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搞笑
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搞笑
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funny
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我喜欢看搞笑的视频。
(Wǒ xǐhuān kàn gǎoxiào de shìpín.)
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"I like watching funny videos."
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我喜欢看搞笑的视频。
12.
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桃子
(táozi)
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"peach"
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桃子
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桃子
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peach
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这个桃子真大。
(Zhège táozi zhēn dà.)
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"This peach is really big."
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这个桃子真大。
13.
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橙子
(chéngzi)
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"orange"
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橙子
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橙子
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orange
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桌子上有几个橙子。
(Zhuōzi shàng yǒu jǐ ge chéngzi.)
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"There are some oranges on the table."
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桌子上有几个橙子。
14.
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土豆
(tǔdòu)
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"potato"
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土豆
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土豆
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potato
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土豆片好吃。
(Tǔdòupiàn hǎochī.)
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"Potato chips are tasty."
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土豆片好吃。
15.
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大豆
(dàdòu)
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"soybean"
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大豆
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大豆
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soybean
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大豆是豆子的一种。
(Dàdòu shì dòuzi de yī zhǒng.)
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"A soybean is a kind of bean."
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大豆是豆子的一种。
16.
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蔬菜
(shūcài)
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"vegetable"
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蔬菜
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蔬菜
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vegetable
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我喜欢吃蔬菜。
(Wǒ xǐhuān chī shūcài 。)
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"I like to eat vegetables."
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我喜欢吃蔬菜。
17.
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母牛
(mǔniú)
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"cow"
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母牛
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母牛
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cow
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母牛在地里吃草。
(Mǔniú zài dì lǐ chī cǎo.)
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"The cows are grazing in the field."
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母牛在地里吃草。
18.
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(zhū)
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"pig"
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pig
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他属猪。
(Tā shǔ zhū.)
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"He was born in the Year of the Pig."
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他属猪。
19.
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(mǎ)
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"horse"
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horse
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去骑马。
(Qù qímǎ.)
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"Go horseback riding."
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去骑马。
20.
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(xuě)
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"snow"
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snow
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下雪了,我很冷。
(Xià xuě le, wǒ hěn lěng.)
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"It's snowing and I'm cold."
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下雪了,我很冷。
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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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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thanks for the lesson


my favorite words are 我喜欢吃蔬菜。


robert