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1-100 Chinese-English Vocabulary

阿姨 a1 yi2 maternal aunt; step-mother; childcare worker; nursemaid; woman of similar age to one’s parents (term of address used by child); CL:個|个[ge4]

啊 a5 modal particle ending sentence, showing affirmation, approval, or consent

唉 ai1 interjection or grunt of agreement or recognition (e.g. yes, it’s me!); to sigh

哎哟 ai1 yo1 hey; ow; ouch; interjection of pain or surprise

挨 ai2 to suffer from; to endure; to tide over (a difficult period); to delay

癌症 ai2 zheng4 cancer

矮 ai3 low; short (in length)

爱 ai4 to love; affection; to be fond of; to like

爱不释手 ai4 bu4 shi4 shou3 to love sth too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly

爱戴 ai4 dai4 to love and respect; love and respect

爱好 ai4 hao4 to like; to take pleasure in; keen on; fond of; interest; hobby; appetite for; CL:個|个[ge4]

爱护 ai4 hu4 to cherish; to treasure; to take care of; to love and protect

暧昧 ai4 mei4 vague; ambiguous; equivocal; dubious

爱情 ai4 qing2 romance; love (romantic); CL:個|个[ge4]

爱惜 ai4 xi1 to cherish; to treasure; to use sparingly

爱心 ai4 xin1 compassion; CL:片[pian4]

安静 an1 jing4 quiet; peaceful; calm

安居乐业 an1 ju1 le4 ye4 live in peace and work happily (idiom)

安宁 an1 ning2 peaceful; tranquil; calm; composed

安排 an1 pai2 to arrange; to plan; to set up

安全 an1 quan2 safe; secure; safety; security

安慰 an1 wei4 to comfort; to console; CL:個|个[ge4]

安详 an1 xiang2 serene

安置 an1 zhi4 find a place for; help settle down; arrange for; to get into bed; placement

安装 an1 zhuang1 install; erect; fix; mount; installation

岸 an4 bank; shore; beach; coast; CL:個|个[ge4]

暗 an4 dark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark

案件 an4 jian4 law case; legal case; judicial case; CL:宗[zong1],樁|桩[zhuang1],起[qi3]

案例 an4 li4 case (law); CL:個|个[ge4]

按摩 an4 mo2 massage

按时 an4 shi2 on time; before deadline; on schedule

暗示 an4 shi4 to hint; to suggest; suggestion; a hint

按照 an4 zhao4 according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of

昂贵 ang2 gui4 expensive; costly

凹凸 ao1 tu1 bumpy; uneven; slotted and tabbed joint; crenelation

熬 ao2 (of cooking) to boil for a long time; to endure; to suffer

奥秘 ao4 mi4 profound; deep; a mystery

八 ba1 eight; 8

扒 ba1 to hold on to; to cling to; to dig up; to rake; to push aside; to climb; to pull out; to strip off

疤 ba1 scar

巴不得 ba1 bu4 de2 to be eager for; to long for; to look forward to

巴结 ba1 jie5 to fawn on; to curry favor with; to make up to

拔苗助长 ba2 miao2 zhu4 zhang3 to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)

把 ba3 to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of; a handle; particle marking the following noun as a direct object; classifier for objects with handle

把关 ba3 guan1 to guard a pass; to check on sth

把手 ba3 shou3 handle; grip; knob

把握 ba3 wo4 to grasp (also fig.); to seize; to hold; assurance; certainty; sure (of the outcome)

把戏 ba3 xi4 acrobatics; jugglery; cheap trick; game

爸爸 ba4 ba5 (informal) father; CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]

霸道 ba4 dao4 the Way of the Hegemon, abbr. of 霸王之道; despotic rule; rule by might; evil as opposed to the Way of the King 王道; overbearing; tyranny; (of liquor, medicine etc) strong; potent

罢工 ba4 gong1 a strike; to go on strike

吧 ba5 (modal particle indicating polite suggestion); …right?; …OK?

掰 bai1 to break with both hands

白 bai2 white; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera; surname Bai

摆 bai3 to arrange; to exhibit; to move to and fro; a pendulum

百 bai3 hundred; numerous; all kinds of; surname Bai

百分点 bai3 fen1 dian3 percentage point

摆脱 bai3 tuo1 to break away from; to cast off (old ideas etc); to get rid of; to break away (from); to break out (of); to free oneself from; to extricate oneself

拜访 bai4 fang3 pay a visit; call on

败坏 bai4 huai4 to ruin; to corrupt; to undermine

拜年 bai4 nian2 pay a New Year call; wish sb a Happy New Year

拜托 bai4 tuo1 request sb to do sth; please!

搬 ban1 to move; to shift; to remove; to transport; to apply indiscriminately; to copy mechanically

班 ban1 team; class; squad; work shift; classifier for groups; ranking; surname Ban; CL:個|个[ge4]

颁布 ban1 bu4 to issue; to proclaim; to enact (laws, decrees etc)

颁发 ban1 fa1 issue; promulgate; award

斑纹 ban1 wen2 stripe; streak

班主任 ban1 zhu3 ren4 a teacher in charge of a class

版本 ban3 ben3 version; edition; release

半 ban4 half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half

办法 ban4 fa3 means; method; way (of doing sth); CL:條|条[tiao2],個|个[ge4]

办公室 ban4 gong1 shi4 an office; business premises; a bureau; CL:間|间[jian1]

办理 ban4 li3 to handle; to transact; to conduct

伴侣 ban4 lv3 companion; mate; partner

伴随 ban4 sui2 to accompany; to follow; to occur together with; attendant

半途而废 ban4 tu2 er2 fei4 to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished

扮演 ban4 yan3 play the part of; act

帮忙 bang1 mang2 to help; to lend a hand; to do a favor; to do a good turn

帮助 bang1 zhu4 assistance; aid; to help; to assist

绑架 bang3 jia4 to kidnap; to abduct; to hijack; a kidnapping; abduction; staking

榜样 bang3 yang4 example; model; CL:個|个[ge4]

棒 bang4 a stick; club or cudgel; smart; capable; strong; wonderful; classifier for legs of a relay race

磅 bang4 see 磅秤 scale; platform balance; pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams)

傍晚 bang4 wan3 in the evening; when night falls; towards evening; at night fall; at dusk

包 bao1 to cover; to wrap; to hold; to include; to take charge of; package; wrapper; container; bag; to hold or embrace; bundle; packet; to contract (to or for); surname Bao; CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

包庇 bao1 bi4 shield; harbor; cover up

包袱 bao1 fu5 cloth-wrapper; a bundle wrapped in cloth; load; weight; burden

包裹 bao1 guo3 wrap up; bind up; bundle; parcel; package; CL:個|个[ge4]

包含 bao1 han2 to contain; to embody; to include

包括 bao1 kuo4 to comprise; to include; to involve; to incorporate; to consist of

包围 bao1 wei2 to surround; to encircle; to hem in

包装 bao1 zhuang1 pack; package

包子 bao1 zi5 steamed stuffed bun; CL:個|个[ge4]

薄 bao2 thin; cold in manner; indifferent; weak; light; infertile

饱 bao3 to eat till full; satisfied

宝贝 bao3 bei4 treasured object; treasure; darling; baby; cowry; good-for-nothing or queer character

保持 bao3 chi2 to keep; to maintain; to hold; to preserve

保存 bao3 cun2 to conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)

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