HSK东西 Scripts HSK Words [collapse definitions]

HSK Characters for 2012-2018

HSK 1 Characters

wǒ, I/me/my
de/dī/dí/dì, of/~'s (possessive particle)/(used after an attribute)/(used to form a nominal e...
nǐ, you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nín])
shì, [昰], is/are/am/yes/to be, variant of 是[shì]/(used in given names)
le/liǎo, [瞭], (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)/(completed action marker), to fin...
bù, (negative prefix)/not/no
men, [們], plural marker for pronouns, and nouns referring to individuals
zhè, [這], this/these/(commonly pr. [zhèi] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing)
yī, one/1/single/a (article)/as soon as/entire/whole/all/throughout/"one" radical in...
tā, he or him/(used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant)/(used bef...
má/ma/me, [麼]/[麽], exclamatory final particle, interrogative final particle, suffix, used to form i...
zài, (located) at/(to be) in/to exist/in the middle of doing sth/(indicating an actio...
yǒu, to have/there is/there are/to exist/to be
gè, [個]/[箇], individual/this/that/size/classifier for people or objects in general, variant o...
hǎo/hào, good/well/proper/good to/easy to/very/so/(suffix indicating completion or readin...
lái, [來], to come/to arrive/to come round/ever since/next
rén, man/person/people/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
Nā/Nuó/nǎ/nà/nuó, surname Na, surname Nuo, variant of 哪[nǎ], that/those/then (in that case)/common...
huì/kuài, [會], can/to be possible/to be able to/will/to be likely to/to be sure to/to assemble/...
shén/shí, what, ten (used in fractions, writing checks etc)/assorted/miscellaneous
méi/mò, [沒], (negative prefix for verbs)/have not/not, drowned/to end/to die/to inundate
shuì/shuō, [說], to persuade, to speak/to say/to explain/to scold/to tell off/a theory (usually i...
mǎ/ma, [嗎], see 嗎啡|吗啡, morphine, (question particle for "yes-no" questions)
xiǎng, to think/to believe/to suppose/to wish/to want/to miss (feel wistful about the a...
Néng/néng, surname Neng, to be able to/to be capable of/ability/capability/able/capable/can...
shǎng/shàng, see 上聲|上声[shǎng shēng], on top/upon/above/upper/previous/first (of multiple part...
qù, to go/to go to (a place)/to cause to go or send (sb)/to remove/to get rid of/(wh...
tā, she
hěn, (adverb of degree)/quite/very/awfully
kān/kàn, to look after/to take care of/to watch/to guard, to see/to look at/to read/to wa...
duì, [對], right/correct/couple/pair/towards/at/for/to face/opposite/to treat (sb a certain...
lǐ/Lǐ, [裏]/[裡], variant of 裡|里[lǐ], lining/interior/inside/internal/also written 裏|里[lǐ], Li (su...
Dū/dōu/dū, surname Du, all/both/entirely/(used for emphasis) even/already/(not) at all, cap...
zǐ/zi, son/child/seed/egg/small thing/1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11t...
shēng, to be born/to give birth/life/to grow/raw/uncooked/student
shí/Shí, [旹]/[時], old variant of 時|时[shí], surname Shi, o'clock/time/when/hour/season/period
yàng, [樣], manner/pattern/way/appearance/shape/CL:個|个[gè]
hé/Hé/hè/hú/huó/huò, [咊]/[龢], old variant of 和[hé], surname He/Japanese (food, clothes etc), and/together with...
xià, down/downwards/below/lower/later/next (week etc)/second (of two parts)/to declin...
xiàn, [現], to appear/present/now/existing/current
zuò, to do/to make/to produce/to write/to compose/to act as/to engage in/to hold (a p...
dà/dài, big/huge/large/major/great/wide/deep/older (than)/oldest/eldest/greatly/very muc...
zěn, how
chū, [齣], to go out/to come out/to occur/to produce/to go beyond/to rise/to put forth/to h...
diǎn, [點], point/dot/drop/speck/o'clock/point (in space or time)/to draw a dot/to check on ...
qǐ, to rise/to raise/to get up/to set out/to start/to appear/to launch/to initiate (...
tiān, day/sky/heaven
kāi, [開], to open/to start/to turn on/to boil/to write out (a prescription, check, invoice...
Xiè/xiè, [謝], surname Xie, to thank/to apologize/to wither (of flowers, leaves etc)/to decline
xiē, some/few/several/measure word indicating a small amount or small number (greater...
jiā/Jiā, [傢], see 傢伙|家伙[jiā huo], surname Jia, home/family/(polite) my (sister, uncle etc)/cla...
Hòu/hòu, [後], surname Hou, empress/queen, back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later
ér/r, [兒], son, non-syllabic diminutive suffix/retroflex final
duō, many/much/often/a lot of/numerous/more/in excess/how (to what extent)/multi-/Tai...
huà, [話]/[諙], dialect/language/spoken words/speech/talk/words/conversation/what sb said/CL:種|种...
xiǎo, small/tiny/few/young
huí, [迴]/[逥], to circle/to go back/to turn around/to answer/to return/to revolve/Hui ethnic gr...
guǒ, [菓], fruit/result/resolute/indeed/if really, variant of 果[guǒ]/fruit
jiàn/xiàn, [見], to see/to meet/to appear (to be sth)/to interview, to appear/also written 現|现[xi...
yǐn/tīng/tìng, [聽], smile (archaic), to listen/to hear/to obey/a can (loanword from English "tin")/c...
jiào/jué, [覺], a nap/a sleep/CL:場|场[cháng], to feel/to find that/thinking/awake/aware
tài, highest/greatest/too (much)/very/extremely
mā, [媽], ma/mom/mother
dá/dǎ, dozen (loanword), to beat/to strike/to hit/to break/to type/to mix up/to build/t...
zài, again/once more/re-/second/another/then (after sth, and not until then)
ne/ní, particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the pre...
nǚ/rǔ, female/woman/daughter, archaic variant of 汝[rǔ]
qián, front/forward/ahead/first/top (followed by a number)/future/ago/before/BC (e.g. ...
xiān, early/prior/former/in advance/first
Míng/míng, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)/surname Ming/Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary...
Zhōng/zhōng/zhòng, China/Chinese/surname Zhong, within/among/in/middle/center/while (doing sth)/dur...
zuò, to do/to grow/to write or compose/to pretend/to regard as/to feel/writings or wo...
miàn, [麪]/[麵], face/side/surface/aspect/top/classifier for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors...
ài, [愛], to love/affection/to be fond of/to like
diàn, [電], electric/electricity/electrical
nǎ/na/něi, how/which, (particle equivalent to 啊 after noun ending in -n), which? (interroga...
西 Xī/xī, the West/abbr. for Spain 西班牙[Xī bān yá]/Spanish, west
hòu, to wait/to inquire after/to watch/season/climate/(old) period of five days
huān, [懽]/[歡]/[讙]/[驩], variant of 歡|欢[huān], joyous/happy/pleased, hubbub/clamor/variant of 歡|欢[huān], ...
Guān/guān, [關], surname Guan, mountain pass/to close/to shut/to turn off/to concern/to involve
Chē/chē/jū, [車], surname Che, car/vehicle/CL:輛|辆[liàng]/machine/to shape with a lathe, war chario...
Nián/nián, [秊], surname Nian, year/CL:個|个[gè], grain/harvest (old)/variant of 年[nián]
xǐ, to be fond of/to like/to enjoy/to be happy/to feel pleased/happiness/delight/gla...
rèn, [認], to recognize/to know/to admit
bà, father/dad/pa/papa
shéi, [誰], who/also pr. [shuí]
lǎo, prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of ...
Jī/jī, [機], surname Ji, machine/engine/opportunity/intention/aircraft/pivot/crucial point/fl...
fēn/fèn, to divide/to separate/to distribute/to allocate/to distinguish (good and bad)/pa...
jīn, today/modern/present/current/this/now
gōng, work/worker/skill/profession/trade/craft/labor
Dōng/dōng, [東], surname Dong, east/host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest)/landlord
míng, name/noun (part of speech)/place (e.g. among winners)/famous/classifier for peop...
tóng/tòng, [仝]/[衕], (used in given names)/variant of 同[tóng], like/same/similar/together/alike/with,...
xué, [學], to learn/to study/science/-ology
jiào, [呌], to shout/to call/to order/to ask/to be called/by (indicates agent in the passive...
běn, roots or stems of plants/origin/source/this/the current/root/foundation/basis/cl...
Guó/guó, [國], surname Guo, country/nation/state/national/CL:個|个[gè]
yǒu, friend
Gāo/gāo, surname Gao, high/tall/above average/loud/your (honorific)
qǐng, [請], to ask/to invite/please (do sth)/to treat (to a meal etc)/to request
zhù, to live/to dwell/to stay/to reside/to stop/(suffix indicating firmness, steadine...
Qián/qián, [錢], surname Qian, coin/money/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]/unit of weight, one tenth of a tael 兩|两[liǎn...
chī/jí, [喫], to eat/to consume/to eat at (a cafeteria etc)/to eradicate/to destroy/to absorb/...
péng, friend
xì/jì, [係]/[繫], to connect/to relate to/to tie up/to bind/to be (literary), system/department/fa...
jī/jǐ, [幾], small table, almost, how much/how many/several/a few
qì, [氣], gas/air/smell/weather/to make angry/to annoy/to get angry/vital energy/qi
shǎo/shào, few/less/to lack/to be missing/to stop (doing sth)/seldom, young
yī, [醫], medical/medicine/doctor/to cure/to treat
Sān/sān, surname San, three/3
Xīng/xīng/xìng, [興], surname Xing, to rise/to flourish/to become popular/to start/to encourage/to get...
fú/fù, clothes/dress/garment/to serve/to obey/to convince/to acclimatize/to take (medic...
zì, letter/symbol/character/word/CL:個|个[gè]/courtesy or style name traditionally giv...
Shuǐ/shuǐ, surname Shui, water/river/liquid/beverage/additional charges or income/(of cloth...
háo/hào, [號], roar/cry/CL:個|个[gè], ordinal number/day of a month/mark/sign/business establishm...
Shī/shī, [師], surname Shi, teacher/master/expert/model/army division/(old) troops/to dispatch ...
xīng, star/satellite/small amount
shí/zhì, [識], to know/knowledge/Taiwan pr. [shì], to record/to write a footnote
Zuò/zuò, surname Zuo, to sit/to take a seat/to take (a bus, airplane etc)/to bear fruit/v...
qī, [朞], variant of 期[qī]/period/cycle, a period of time/phase/stage/(used for issue of a...
mǎi, [買], to buy/to purchase
yǐng, picture/image/film/movie/photograph/reflection/shadow/trace
èr, two/2/stupid (Beijing dialect)
hē/hè, to drink/My goodness!, to shout loudly
yuè, moon/month/CL:個|个[gè],輪|轮[lún]
xiě, [寫], to write
jiě, older sister
fēi, [飛], to fly
shì, [眎]/[眡]/[視], variant of 視|视[shì]/variant of 示[shì], old variant of 視|视[shì], to look at/to re...
yī/yì, clothes/CL:件[jiàn], to dress/to wear/to put on (clothes)
Zhōng/zhōng, [鍾]/[鐘], surname Zhong, handleless cup/goblet/to concentrate/variant of 鐘|钟[zhōng], clock...
shí, ten/10
shuì, to sleep/to lie down
liàng, bright/clear/resonant/to shine/to show/to reveal
gǒu, dog/CL:隻|只[zhī],條|条[tiáo]
nǎo, [腦], brain/mind/head/essence
yuàn, courtyard/institution/CL:個|个[gè]
Shū/shū, [書], abbr. for 書經|书经[Shū jīng], book/letter/document/CL:本[běn],冊|册[cè],部[bù]/to write
sì, four/4
Mǐ/mǐ, surname Mi, rice/CL:粒[lì]/meter (classifier)
jiào/xiào, to proofread/to check/to compare, school/military officer/CL:所[suǒ]
kè, customer/visitor/guest
suì, [嵗]/[歲], variant of 歲|岁[suì], year/years old, classifier for years (of age)/year/year (of...
wǔ, five/5
piāo/piǎo/piào, to float/to drift, to bleach, elegant/polished
wéi/wèi, [餵], hello (when answering the phone), hey/to feed (an animal, baby, invalid etc), to...
kuài, [塊], lump (of earth)/chunk/piece/classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc/collo...
diàn, inn/shop/store/CL:家[jiā]
yǔ/yù, [語], dialect/language/speech, to tell to
rè, [熱], to warm up/to heat up/hot (of weather)/heat/fervent
bēi, [桮]/[盃], trophy cup/cup/classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup, variant...
zuó, yesterday
fàn, [飯], food/cuisine/cooked rice/meal/CL:碗[wǎn],頓|顿[dùn]
Lěng/lěng, surname Leng, cold
wǔ, 7th earthly branch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., noon, 5th solar month (6th June-6th July), y...
Xí/xí, [習], surname Xi, to practice/to study/habit
liù, six/6
dòu/dú, [讀], comma/phrase marked by pause, to read/to study/reading of word (i.e. pronunciati...
Shāng/shāng, the Shang dynasty, 16th to 11th century BC, commerce/to consult/quotient/2nd not...
bā, eight/8
Hàn/hàn, [漢], Han ethnic group/Chinese (language)/the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), man
zū, to hire/to rent/to charter/to rent out/to lease out/rent/land tax
māo, [貓], cat/CL:隻|只[zhī]/(coll.) modem
qī, seven/7
cài, dish (type of food)/vegetables/vegetable/cuisine/CL:盤|盘[pán],道[dào]
běi, north/to be defeated (classical)
zhuō, [槕], table, old variant of 桌[zhuō]
yǔ/yù, rain/CL:陣|阵[zhèn],場|场[cháng], to rain/(of rain, snow etc) to fall/to precipitate...
jiǔ, nine/9
yǐ, chair
chá, tea/tea plant/CL:杯[bēi],壺|壶[hú]
Jīng/jīng, abbr. for Beijing/surname Jing/Jing ethnic minority, capital city of a country/b...
píng/pín, [蘋], (artemisia)/duckweed, marsiliaceae/clover fern, apple

HSK 2 Characters

yāo/yào, to demand/to request/to coerce, important/vital/to want/to ask for/will/going to...
jiù, at once/right away/only/just (emphasis)/as early as/already/as soon as/then/in t...
dào, to (a place)/until (a time)/up to/to go/to arrive/(verb complement denoting comp...
wéi/wèi, [為]/[爲], as (in the capacity of)/to take sth as/to act as/to serve as/to behave as/to bec...
dào, direction/way/road/path/CL:條|条[tiáo],股[gǔ]/principle/truth/morality/reason/skill...
kě/kè, can/may/able to/to approve/to permit/to suit/(particle used for emphasis) certai...
zhī, to know/to be aware
dé/de/děi, to obtain/to get/to gain/to catch (a disease)/proper/suitable/proud/contented/to...
Guò/guò, [過], surname Guo, (experienced action marker)/to cross/to go over/to pass (time)/to c...
bā/ba, bar (loanword) (serving drinks, or providing Internet access etc)/to puff (on a ...
Huán/hái/huán, [還], surname Huan, still/still in progress/still more/yet/even more/in addition/fairl...
yǐ/Yǐ, [㕥]/[㠯], old variant of 以[yǐ], old variant of 以[yǐ], abbr. for Israel 以色列[Yǐ sè liè], to ...
shì, matter/thing/item/work/affair/CL:件[jiàn],樁|桩[zhuāng]
Yě/yě, surname Ye, also/too/(in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
zhēn, really/truly/indeed/real/true/genuine
ràng, [讓], to yield/to permit/to let sb do sth/to have sb do sth/to make sb (feel sad etc)
gěi/jǐ, [給], to/for/for the benefit of/to give/to allow/to do sth (for sb)/(passive particle)
dàn, but/yet/however/only/merely/still
zhāo/zháo/zhe/zhuó, [著], (chess) move/trick/all right!/(dialect) to add, to touch/to come in contact with...
Yì/yì, Italy/Italian/abbr. for 意大利[Yì dà lì], idea/meaning/thought/to think/wish/desire...
Bié/bié/biè, [別]/[彆], surname Bie, to leave/to depart/to separate/to distinguish/to classify/other/ano...
suǒ, actually/place/classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc/that whi...
rán, correct/right/so/thus/like this/-ly
zǒu, to walk/to go/to run/to move (of vehicle)/to visit/to leave/to go away/to die (e...
Jīng/jīng, [經], surname Jing, classics/sacred book/scripture/to pass through/to undergo/to bear/...
yīn, [囙], old variant of 因[yīn], cause/reason/because
gào, to tell/to inform/to say
zuì, [㝡]/[冣], variant of 最[zuì], old variant of 最[zuì], most/the most/-est (superlative suffix...
shǒu, hand/(formal) to hold/person engaged in certain types of work/person skilled in ...
zhǎo, to try to find/to look for/to call on sb/to find/to seek/to return/to give chang...
kuài, rapid/quick/speed/rate/soon/almost/to make haste/clever/sharp (of knives or wits...
děng, class/rank/grade/equal to/same as/to wait for/to await/et cetera/and so on/et al...
Cóng/cōng/cóng/zòng, [從], surname Cong, lax/yielding/unhurried, from/via/passing through/through (a gap)/p...
qíng, feeling/emotion/passion/situation
sù, [訴], to complain/to sue/to tell
yǐ, already/to stop/then/afterwards
wèn, [問], to ask
Cuò/cuò, [錯], surname Cuo, mistake/wrong/bad/interlocking/complex/to grind/to polish/to altern...
hái, child
tā, it
jiān/jiàn, [間], between/among/within a definite time or space/room/section of a room or lateral ...
cì, next in sequence/second/the second (day, time etc)/secondary/vice-/sub-/infra-/i...
zhēng/zhèng, first month of the lunar year, just (right)/main/upright/straight/correct/positi...
jìn, [進], to advance/to enter/to come (or go) into/to receive or admit/to eat or drink/to ...
Bǐ/bǐ/bì, Belgium/Belgian/abbr. for 比利時|比利时[Bǐ lì shí], (particle used for comparison and ...
bāng, [幇]/[幚]/[幫], old variant of 幫|帮[bāng], old variant of 幫|帮[bāng], to help/to assist/to support...
wǎn, evening/night/late
dòng, [動], to use/to act/to move/to change/abbr. for 動詞|动词[dòng cí], verb
Cháng/cháng, surname Chang, always/ever/often/frequently/common/general/constant
cháng/zhǎng, [長], length/long/forever/always/constantly, chief/head/elder/to grow/to develop/to in...
Bái/bái, surname Bai, white/snowy/pure/bright/empty/blank/plain/clear/to make clear/in va...
dì, (prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc)
liǎng, [兩], two/both/some/a few/tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a...
Fēi/fēi, abbr. for 非洲[Fēi zhōu], Africa, to not be/not/wrong/incorrect/non-/un-/in-/to re...
gōng, public/collectively owned/common/international (e.g. high seas, metric system, c...
shēn, body/life/oneself/personally/one's morality and conduct/the main part of a struc...
Tí/tí, [題], surname Ti, topic/problem for discussion/exam question/subject/to inscribe/to me...
wán, to finish/to be over/whole/complete/entire
wàng, [朢], full moon/to hope/to expect/to visit/to gaze (into the distance)/to look towards...
lí/Lí, [離], mythical beast (archaic), surname Li, to leave/to part from/to be away from/(in ...
Xīn/xīn, abbr. for Xinjiang 新疆[Xīn jiāng] or Singapore 新加坡[Xīn jiā pō], new/newly/meso- (...
sī, to think/to consider
cháng/chǎng, [場]/[塲], threshing floor/classifier for events and happenings: spell, episode, bout, larg...
shǐ, to begin/to start/then/only then
wài, outside/in addition/foreign/external
jiàn, item/component/classifier for events, things, clothes etc
biǎo, [錶], exterior surface/family relationship via females/to show (one's opinion)/a model...
xī, to hope/to admire/variant of 稀[xī]
biān/bian, [邊], side/edge/margin/border/boundary/CL:個|个[gè]/simultaneously, suffix of a noun of ...
nán, male/Baron, lowest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wǔ děng jué wèi]/CL:個|个[gè]
zhǔn, [準], to allow/to grant/in accordance with/in the light of, horizontal (old)/accurate/...
yuán, [員], person/employee/member
wán/wàn, [翫], toy/sth used for amusement/curio or antique (Taiwan pr. [wàn])/to play/to have f...
měi, each/every
bèi, [俻]/[備], variant of 備|备[bèi], to prepare/get ready/to provide or equip
shì, [試], to test/to try/experiment/examination/test
tǐ, [體], body/form/style/system
Lè/Yuè/lè/yuè, [樂], surname Le, surname Yue, happy/cheerful/to laugh, music
zǎo, early/morning/Good morning!
Mén/mén, [門], surname Men, gate/door/CL:扇[shàn]/gateway/doorway/CL:個|个[gè]/opening/valve/switc...
Fáng/fáng, surname Fang, house/room/CL:間|间[jiān]/branch of an extended family/classifier fo...
qiú, ball/sphere/globe/CL:個|个[gè]/ball game/match/CL:場|场[chǎng]
fū/fú, husband/man/manual worker/conscripted laborer (old), (classical) this, that/he, ...
Lù/lù, surname Lu, road/CL:條|条[tiáo]/journey/route/line (bus etc)/sort/kind
Rì/rì, abbr. for 日本[Rì běn], Japan, sun/day/date, day of the month
wǔ, to dance/to wield/to brandish
xiào, [咲], old variant of 笑[xiào], laugh/smile/CL:個|个[gè]
bào, [報], to announce/to inform/report/newspaper/recompense/revenge/CL:份[fèn],張|张[zhāng]
Jiào/jiāo/jiào, surname Jiao, to teach, religion/teaching/to make/to cause/to tell
sè/shǎi, color/CL:種|种[zhǒng]/look/appearance/sex, color/dice
yuǎn/yuàn, [遠], far/distant/remote, to distance oneself from (classical)
yǎn, eye/small hole/crux (of a matter)/CL:隻|只[zhī],雙|双[shuāng]/classifier for big hol...
dàn, egg/oval-shaped/CL:個|个[gè],打[dá]
xī, breath/news/interest (on an investment or loan)/to cease/to stop/to rest/Taiwan ...
Shì/shì, surname Shi, room/work unit/grave/scabbard/family or clan/one of the 28 constell...
yùn, [運], to move/to transport/to use/to apply/fortune/luck/fate
gē, elder brother
Huǒ/huǒ, surname Huo, fire/urgent/ammunition/fiery or flaming/internal heat (Chinese medi...
tiáo, [條], strip/item/article/clause (of law or treaty)/classifier for long thin things (ri...
bìng, illness/CL:場|场[cháng]/disease/to fall ill/defect
dì/tì, younger brother/junior male/I (modest word in letter), variant of 悌[tì]
nín, you (courteous, as opposed to informal 你[nǐ])
sòng, to deliver/to carry/to give (as a present)/to present (with)/to see off/to send
jìn, near/close to/approximately
穿 chuān, to bore through/to pierce/to perforate/to penetrate/to pass through/to dress/to ...
zhù, to help/to assist
Sī/sī, surname Si, to take charge of/to manage/department (under a ministry)
páo/pǎo, (of an animal) to paw (the ground), to run/to run away/to escape/to run around (...
máng, busy/hurriedly/to hurry/to rush
zhàn, station/to stand/to halt/to stop/branch of a company or organization/website
tiào, to jump/to hop/to skip over/to bounce/to palpitate
便 biàn/pián, ordinary/plain/convenient/as convenient/when the chance arises/handy/easy/inform...
gē, [謌], song/CL:支[zhī],首[shǒu]/to sing, variant of 歌[gē]
wù, [務], affair/business/matter
Hēi/hēi, abbr. for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江|黑龙江[Hēi lóng jiāng], black/dark/sinister/sec...
piào, ticket/ballot/bank note/CL:張|张[zhāng]/person held for ransom/amateur performance...
Yóu/yóu, [遊], surname You, to swim/variant of 遊|游[yóu], to walk/to tour/to roam/to travel
chàng, to sing/to call loudly/to chant
kǎo, [攷], to beat/to hit/variant of 考[kǎo]/to inspect/to test/to take an exam, to check/to...
wǎng, [徃], to go (in a direction)/to/towards/(of a train) bound for/past/previous, old vari...
Bù/bù, surname Bu, a step/a pace/walk/march/stages in a process/situation
Bān/bān, surname Ban, team/class/squad/work shift/ranking/CL:個|个[gè]/classifier for group...
yào, [葯]/[藥], leaf of the iris/variant of 藥|药[yào], medicine/drug/substance used for a specifi...
mài, [賣], to sell/to betray/to spare no effort/to show off or flaunt
Bǎi/bǎi, surname Bai, hundred/numerous/all kinds of
mèi, younger sister
jù/zú, excessive, foot/to be sufficient/ample
màn, slow
qī/qì, wife, to marry off (a daughter)
chuáng, [牀], bed/couch/classifier for beds/CL:張|张[zhāng], variant of 床[chuáng]
Xiū/xiū, surname Xiu, to rest/to stop doing sth for a period of time/to cease/(imperative...
xǐ, to wash/to bathe/to develop (photo)
nǎi, [妳]/[嬭], breast/milk/to breastfeed, variant of 嬭|奶[nǎi], mother/variant of 奶[nǎi]
qiān, [韆], thousand, a swing
gòng, common/general/to share/together/total/altogether/abbr. for 共產黨|共产党[Gòng chǎn dǎ...
dǒng, to understand/to comprehend
jiè, to introduce/to lie between/between/shell/armor
Hóng/hóng, [紅], surname Hong, red/popular/revolutionary/bonus
Yú/yú, [魚], surname Yu, fish/CL:條|条[tiáo],尾[wěi]
Niú/niú, surname Niu, ox/cow/bull/CL:條|条[tiáo],頭|头[tóu]/(slang) awesome
guǎn, [舘]/[館], variant of 館|馆[guǎn], building/shop/term for certain service establishments/emba...
ròu, meat/flesh/pulp (of a fruit)/(coll.) (of a fruit) squashy/(of a person) flabby/i...
lǚ, trip/travel/to travel/brigade (army)
jī, [雞], fowl/chicken/CL:隻|只[zhī]/(slang) prostitute
zhàng, ten feet
jīng, eye/eyeball
bǐ, [筆], pen/pencil/writing brush/to write or compose/the strokes of Chinese characters/c...
suī, [雖], although/even though
fēi, (phonetic component)
kè, [課], subject/course/CL: 門|门[mén]/class/lesson/CL:堂[táng],節|节[jié]/to levy/tax/form of...
kā, coffee/class/grade
zhǐ, [帋]/[紙], variant of 紙|纸[zhǐ], paper/CL:張|张[zhāng],沓[dá]/classifier for documents, letter ...
Zuǒ/zuǒ, surname Zuo, left/the Left (politics)/east/unorthodox/queer/wrong/differing/oppo...
yòu, right (-hand)/the Right (politics)/west (old)
páng, beside/one side/other/side/self/the right-hand side of split Chinese character, ...
Xuě/xuě, surname Xue, snow/snowfall/CL:場|场[cháng]/to have the appearance of snow/to wipe ...
guì, [貴], expensive/noble/your (name)/precious
qì, steam/vapor
guā, melon/gourd/squash
Yīn/yīn, [陰]/[隂], surname Yin, overcast (weather)/cloudy/shady/Yin (the negative principle of Yin ...
lěi/lèi/Léi/léi, [纍], to accumulate/to involve or implicate/continuous/repeated, tired/weary/to strain...
Shào/shào, [紹], surname Shao, to continue/to carry on
tī, to kick/to play (e.g. soccer)
bīn, [賓], visitor/guest/object (in grammar)
yǒng, swimming/to swim
líng, zero/nought/zero sign/fractional/fragmentary/odd (of numbers)/(placed between tw...
Yáng/yáng, surname Yang, sheep/goat/CL:頭|头[tóu],隻|只[zhī]
Yán/yán, [顏]/[顔], surname Yan, color/face/countenance, Japanese variant of 顏|颜[yán]
xìng, family name/surname/CL:個|个[gè]/to be surnamed
lán, [籃], basket/goal
Yí/yí, surname Yi, proper/should/suitable/appropriate
qiān, [鈆]/[鉛], old variant of 鉛|铅[qiān], lead (chemistry)
qíng, clear/fine (weather)

HSK 3 Characters

ā/á/ǎ/à/a, interjection of surprise/Ah!/Oh!, interjection expressing doubt or requiring ans...
bǎ/bà, to hold/to contain/to grasp/to take hold of/handle/particle marking the followin...
zhǐ/zhī, [祇]/[秖]/[衹]/[隻], only/merely/just/but, but/only, grain that has begun to ripen/variant of 衹|只[zhǐ...
rú, as/as if/such as
zì, from/self/oneself/since
fā/fà, [發]/[髮], to send out/to show (one's feeling)/to issue/to develop/classifier for gunshots ...
xīn, heart/mind/intention/center/core/CL:顆|颗[kē],個|个[gè]
dìng, to set/to fix/to determine/to decide/to order
gāi, [該], should/ought to/probably/must be/to deserve/to owe/to be sb's turn to do sth/tha...
dāng/dàng, [噹]/[當], (onom.) dong/ding dong (bell), to be/to act as/manage/withstand/when/during/ough...
yòng, to use/to employ/to have to/to eat or drink/expense or outlay/usefulness/hence/t...
de/dì, -ly/structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to precedin...
háng/xíng, a row/series/age order (of brothers)/profession/professional/relating to company
ér, and/as well as/and so/but (not)/yet (not)/(indicates causal relation)/(indicates...
xiàng, to resemble/to be like/to look as if/such as/appearance/image/portrait/image und...
bèi, quilt/by/(indicates passive-voice clauses)/(literary) to cover/to meet with
gēn, heel/to follow closely/to go with/to marry sb (of woman)/with/towards/as (compar...
Chéng/chéng, surname Cheng, to succeed/to finish/to complete/to accomplish/to become/to turn ...
gǎn, to feel/to move/to touch/to affect/feeling/emotion/(suffix) sense of ~
gān/Gān/gàn, [乹]/[乾]/[亁]/[幹], old variant of 乾|干[gān], surname Gan, dry/clean/in vain/dried food/foster/adopti...
fǎ/Fǎ, [㳒]/[灋], variant of 法[fǎ], France/French/abbr. for 法國|法国[Fǎ guó]/Taiwan pr. [Fà], law/met...
jǐ, self/oneself/sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]/sixth in order/le...
xìn, letter/mail/CL:封[fēng]/to trust/to believe/to profess faith in/truthful/confiden...
shí, [實], real/true/honest/really/solid/fruit/seed/definitely
Fāng/fāng, surname Fang, square/power or involution (mathematics)/upright/honest/fair and s...
Yìng/yīng/yìng, [應], surname Ying, to agree (to do sth)/should/ought to/must/(legal) shall, to answer...
tóu/tou, [頭], head/hair style/the top/end/beginning or end/a stub/remnant/chief/boss/side/aspe...
tè, special/unique/distinguished/especially/unusual/very
Xiāng/xiāng/xiàng, surname Xiang, each other/one another/mutually, appearance/portrait/picture/gove...
xū, to require/to need/to want/necessity/need
fàng, to release/to free/to let go/to put/to place/to let out/to set off (fireworks)
Zhí/zhí, surname Zhi/Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yán dì] d...
cái, [纔], ability/talent/sb of a certain type/a capable individual/only/only then/just now
Yú/yú, [於], surname Yu, to go/to take/sentence-final interrogative particle/variant of 於|于[y...
dài, [帶], band/belt/girdle/ribbon/tire/area/zone/region/CL:條|条[tiáo]/to wear/to carry/to t...
Lì/lì, surname Li, power/force/strength/ability/strenuously
zhǒng/zhòng, [種], seed/species/kind/type/classifier: type, kind, sort, to plant/to grow/to cultiva...
zhě, (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) .../(after a noun) person involved in ....
Ān/ān, surname An, content/calm/still/quiet/safe/secure/in good health/to find a place ...
lǐ, texture/grain (of wood)/inner essence/intrinsic order/reason/logic/truth/science...
chóng/zhòng, to repeat/repetition/again/re-/classifier: layer, heavy/serious/to attach import...
jì, [記], to record/to note/to remember/mark/sign/classifier for blows, kicks, shots
Jiā/jiā, abbr. for Canada 加拿大[Jiā ná dà], to add/plus/(used after an adverb such as 不, 大,...
jiē, to receive/to answer (the phone)/to meet or welcome sb/to connect/to catch/to jo...
ná, [㧱]/[拏], old variant of 拿[ná], variant of 拿[ná], to hold/to seize/to catch/to apprehend/t...
Xiè/jiě/jiè/xiè, surname Xie, to divide/to break up/to split/to separate/to dissolve/to solve/to ...
qí, his/her/its/theirs/that/such/it (refers to sth preceding it)
yòu, (once) again/also/both... and.../and yet/(used for emphasis) anyway
gēng/gèng, to change or replace/to experience/one of the five two hour periods into which t...
Mǎ/mǎ, [馬], surname Ma/abbr. for Malaysia 馬來西亞|马来西亚[Mǎ lái xī yà], horse/CL:匹[pǐ]/horse or c...
jiē/jié, [結], to bear fruit/to produce/firm/solid, knot/sturdy/bond/to tie/to bind/to check ou...
nán/nàn, [難], difficult (to...)/problem/difficulty/difficult/not good, disaster/distress/to sc...
wèi, position/location/place/seat/classifier for people (honorific)/classifier for bi...
gāng, [剛], hard/firm/strong/just/barely/exactly
Zhā/chá/zhā, surname Zha, to research/to check/to investigate/to examine/to refer to/to searc...
huò, maybe/perhaps/might/possibly/or
biàn, [變], to change/to become different/to transform/to vary/rebellion
wù, thing/object/matter/abbr. for physics 物理
zǒng, [總], always/to assemble/gather/total/overall/head/chief/general/in every case
bàn, [辦], to do/to manage/to handle/to go about/to run/to set up/to deal with
zhǔ, owner/master/host/individual or party concerned/God/Lord/main/to indicate or sig...
suàn, to regard as/to figure/to calculate/to compute
bì, certainly/must/will/necessarily
hài, to do harm to/to cause trouble to/harm/evil/calamity
xuǎn, [選], to choose/to pick/to select/to elect
qiě, and/moreover/yet/for the time being/to be about to/both (... and...)
Xiàng/xiàng, [嚮]/[曏], surname Xiang, towards/to face/to turn towards/direction/to support/to side with...
zhào, [炤], variant of 照[zhào]/to shine/to illuminate, according to/in accordance with/to sh...
tí, to carry (hanging down from the hand)/to lift/to put forward/to mention/to raise...
jué, [決], to decide/to determine/to execute (sb)/(of a dam etc) to breach or burst/definit...
qiú, to seek/to look for/to request/to demand/to beseech
mù, eye/item/section/list/catalogue/table of contents/order (taxonomy)/goal/name/tit...
liú, [㽞]/[畱], old variant of 留[liú], to leave (a message etc)/to retain/to stay/to remain/to k...
Qīng/qīng, Qing or Ch'ing dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911)/surname Qing, clear/distinc...
Shì/shì, surname Shi, life/age/generation/era/world/lifetime/epoch/descendant/noble
piān/piàn, disk/sheet, thin piece/flake/a slice/film/TV play/to slice/to carve thin/partial...
kǒu, mouth/classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, well...
jiǔ, wine (esp. rice wine)/liquor/spirits/alcoholic beverage/CL:杯[bēi],瓶[píng],罐[guàn...
Zhōu/zhōu, [週], surname Zhou/Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC), to make a circuit/to circle/circle/circ...
sài, [賽], to compete/competition/match/to surpass/better than/superior to/to excel
xū, [須]/[鬚], must/to have to/to wait, beard/mustache/feeler (of an insect etc)/tassel
kǎ/qiǎ, to stop/to block/card/CL:張|张[zhāng],片[piàn]/calorie/cassette/(computing) (coll.)...
hūn, to marry/marriage/wedding/to take a wife
gēn, root/basis/classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings/...
Shàn/dān, [單], surname Shan, bill/list/form/single/only/sole/odd number/CL:個|个[gè]
Zhāng/zhāng, [張], surname Zhang, to open up/to spread/sheet of paper/classifier for flat objects, ...
Mò/Wàn/wàn, [萬], see 万俟[Mò qí], surname Wan, ten thousand/a great number
shēng, [聲], sound/voice/tone/noise/classifier for sounds
yīn, sound/noise/note (of musical scale)/tone/news/syllable/reading (phonetic value o...
jī/qí, odd (number), strange/odd/weird/wonderful/surprisingly/unusually
Pà/pà, surname Pa, to be afraid/to fear/to dread/to be unable to endure/perhaps
hù, [護], to protect
Huā/huā, [芲]/[蘤], surname Hua, flower/blossom/CL:朵[duǒ],支[zhī],束[shù],把[bǎ],盆[pén],簇[cù]/fancy pat...
jiē/jié, [節], see 節骨眼|节骨眼[jiē gu yǎn], festival/holiday/node/joint/section/segment/part/to eco...
guài, [恠], bewildering/odd/strange/uncanny/devil/monster/to wonder at/to blame/quite/rather
yuàn, [願], to hope/to wish/to desire/hoped-for/ready/willing/sincere
chú, to get rid of/to remove/to exclude/to eliminate/to wipe out/to divide/except/not...
jiè, boundary/scope/extent/circles/group/kingdom (taxonomy)
dān/dàn, [擔], to undertake/to carry/to shoulder/to take responsibility, picul (100 catties, 50...
kōng/kòng, empty/air/sky/in vain, to empty/vacant/unoccupied/space/leisure/free time
Ā/ā/ē, abbr. for Afghanistan 阿富汗[Ā fù hàn], prefix used before monosyllabic names, kins...
zhù, [註], to inject/to pour into/to concentrate/to pay attention/stake (gambling)/classifi...
huài, [壞], bad/spoiled/broken/to break down
jiǔ, (long) time/(long) duration of time
yì, [議], to comment on/to discuss/to suggest
Lǐ/lǐ, [禮], surname Li/abbr. for 禮記|礼记[Lǐ jì], Classic of Rites, gift/rite/ceremony/CL:份[fèn...
shǔ/shù/shuò, [數], to count/to enumerate/to criticize (i.e. enumerate shortcomings), number/figure/...
Píng/píng, surname Ping, flat/level/equal/to tie (make the same score)/to draw (score)/calm...
diào/tiáo, [調], to transfer/to move (troops or cadres)/to investigate/to enquire into/accent/vie...
Wén/wén, surname Wen, language/culture/writing/formal/literary/gentle/(old) classifier fo...
Yè/yè, [業], surname Ye, line of business/industry/occupation/job/employment/school studies/e...
Bāo/bāo, surname Bao, to cover/to wrap/to hold/to include/to take charge of/to contract (...
cān/shēn, [參]/[叅]/[葠]/[蓡], to take part in/to participate/to join/to attend/to counsel/unequal/varied/irreg...
fēng, [風], wind/news/style/custom/manner/CL:陣|阵[zhèn],絲|丝[sī]
fù, [復]/[複]/[覆], to go and return/to return/to resume/to return to a normal or original state/to ...
wàng, to forget/to overlook/to neglect
jiǎ/jià, [叚], fake/false/artificial/to borrow/if/suppose, vacation, variant of 假[jiǎ]/to borro...
jù/jū, [㨿]/[據], variant of 據|据[jù], see 拮據|拮据[jié jū], variant of 據|据[jù], according to/to act i...
zuǐ, mouth/beak/nozzle/spout (of teapot etc)/CL:張|张[zhāng],個|个[gè]
Yuè/yuè, generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different his...
jiǎn, [簡], simple/uncomplicated/letter/to choose/to select/bamboo strips used for writing (...
Yì/yì, surname Yi/abbr. for 易經|易经[Yì jīng], the Book of Changes, easy/amiable/to change...
dā/dá, to answer/to agree, reply/answer/return/respond/echo
hū, (classical particle similar to 於|于[yú]) in/at/from/because/than/(classical final...
chāo, to exceed/to overtake/to surpass/to transcend/to pass/to cross/ultra-/super-
qīng, [輕], light/easy/gentle/soft/reckless/unimportant/frivolous/small in number/unstressed...
Mǎn/mǎn, [滿], Manchu ethnic group, to fill/full/filled/packed/fully/completely/quite/to reach ...
jìng, [靜], still/calm/quiet/not moving
gù, happening/instance/reason/cause/intentional/former/old/friend/therefore/hence/(o...
jí, [極], extremely/pole (geography, physics)/utmost/top
jiǎng, [講], to speak/to explain/to negotiate/to emphasise/to be particular about/as far as s...
qù, interesting/to interest
xì, [戯]/[戲], variant of 戲|戏[xì], trick/drama/play/show/CL:出[chū],場|场[chǎng],臺|台[tái]
Róng/róng, surname Rong, to hold/to contain/to allow/to tolerate/appearance/look/countenanc...
huā/huà, variant of 花[huā], to make into/to change into/-ization/to ... -ize/to transform...
Shù/shù, surname Shu, to bind/bunch/bundle/classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of ligh...
zhōng, [終], end/finish
chā/chà/chāi, difference/discrepancy/to differ/error/to err/to make a mistake, to differ from/...
tú, [圖], diagram/picture/drawing/chart/map/CL:張|张[zhāng]/to plan/to scheme/to attempt/to ...
bàn, half/semi-/incomplete/(after a number) and a half
Chǔ/chǔ, surname Chu/abbr. for Hubei 湖北省[Hú běi Shěng] and Hunan 湖南省[Hú nán Shěng] provin...
shì, market/city/CL:個|个[gè]
chéng, city walls/city/town/CL:座[zuò],道[dào],個|个[gè]
huàn, [換], to change/to exchange
chuán, [舩], variant of 船[chuán], boat/vessel/ship/CL:條|条[tiáo],艘[sōu],隻|只[zhī]
jí, [級], level/grade/rank/step (of stairs)/CL:個|个[gè]/classifier: step, level
kè, quarter (hour)/moment/to carve/to engrave/to cut/oppressive/classifier for short...
yíng, to welcome/to meet/to face/to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties)
Duàn/duàn, surname Duan, paragraph/section/segment/stage (of a process)/classifier for stor...
jiǎn, [檢], to check/to examine/to inspect/to exercise restraint
liǎn, [臉], face/CL:張|张[zhāng],個|个[gè]
zé, [擇], to select/to choose/to pick over/to pick out/to differentiate/to eliminate/also ...
Lóu/lóu, [樓], surname Lou, house with more than 1 story/storied building/floor/CL:層|层[céng],座[...
Pí/pí, surname Pi, leather/skin/fur/CL:張|张[zhāng]/pico- (one trillionth)/naughty
liàn, [練], to practice/to train/to drill/to perfect (one's skill)/exercise
lì, [厤]/[曆]/[歴]/[歷], old variant of 曆|历[lì]/old variant of 歷|历[lì], calendar, old variant of 歷|历[lì],...
Shān/shān, surname Shan, mountain/hill/anything that resembles a mountain/CL:座[zuò]/bundled...
Yuán/yuán, surname Yuan/the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368), unit of money (in PRC: Chin...
Jué/jiǎo/jué, surname Jue, angle/corner/horn/horn-shaped/unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan/CL:個|...
jiē, street/CL:條|条[tiáo]
liào, material/stuff/grain/feed/to expect/to anticipate/to guess
bǎn/pàn, [闆], board/plank/plate/shutter/table tennis bat/clappers (music)/CL:塊|块[kuài]/accente...
Gù/gù, [顧], surname Gu, to look after/to take into consideration/to attend to
Yù/yù, surname Yu, to meet/to encounter/to treat/to receive/opportunity/chance
Shǐ/shǐ, surname Shi, history/annals/title of an official historian in ancient China
huà, [畫], to draw/picture/painting/CL:幅[fú],張|张[zhāng]/classifier for paintings etc/varian...
Wén/wén, [聞], surname Wen, to hear/news/well-known/famous/reputation/fame/to smell/to sniff at
jí, urgent/pressing/rapid/hurried/worried/to make (sb) anxious
gāo, [餻], cake, variant of 糕[gāo]
jiǎo/jué, [腳], foot/leg (of an animal or an object)/base (of an object)/CL:雙|双[shuāng],隻|只[zhī]...
liáo, to chat/to depend upon (literary)/temporarily/just/slightly
Jū/jī/jū, surname Ju, (archaic) sentence-final particle expressing a doubting attitude, to...
cí, [䛐]/[詞], old variant of 詞|词[cí], word/statement/speech/lyrics/CL:組|组[zǔ],個|个[gè]/classica...
tū, to dash/to move forward quickly/to bulge/to protrude/to break through/to rush ou...
nǔ, to exert/to strive
liàng, [輛], classifier for vehicles
gōu/jù, variant of 勾[gōu], sentence/clause/phrase/classifier for phrases or lines of ver...
Jì/jì, surname Ji, season/the last month of a season/fourth or youngest amongst brother...
Shuāng/shuāng, [雙], surname Shuang, two/double/pair/both
yá, tooth/ivory/CL:顆|颗[kē]
Nán/nán, surname Nan, south
bīng, [氷], ice/CL:塊|块[kuài]/methamphetamine (slang), variant of 冰[bīng]
xiǎng, [響], echo/sound/noise/to make a sound/to sound/to ring/loud/classifier for noises
wǎng, [網], net/network
xiāng, box/trunk/chest
Yuán/yuán, [園], surname Yuan, land used for growing plants/site used for public recreation
mào/Mào, [冐], old variant of 冒[mào], surname Mao, to emit/to give off/to send out (or up, fort...
tián, sweet
xiāng, fragrant/sweet smelling/aromatic/savory or appetizing/(to eat) with relish/(of s...
shū, uncle/father's younger brother/husband's younger brother/Taiwan pr. [shú]
bān, to move (i.e. relocate oneself)/to move (sth relatively heavy or bulky)/to shift...
Chí/chí, [遲], surname Chi, late/delayed/slow
shāo, [燒], to burn/to cook/to stew/to bake/to roast/to boil (tea, water etc)/fever
jiè, [藉], to lend/to borrow/by means of/to take (an opportunity), variant of 借[jiè]
cōng, [聰], quick at hearing/wise/clever/sharp-witted/intelligent/acute
tuǐ, [骽], leg/CL:條|条[tiáo], hip bone/old variant of 腿[tuǐ]
xié, [鞵], shoe/CL:雙|双[shuāng],隻|只[zhī], variant of 鞋[xié]
shù, [樹], tree/CL:棵[kē]/to cultivate/to set up
yín, [銀], silver/silver-colored/relating to money or currency
duǎn, short/brief/to lack/weak point/fault
Huán/huán, [環], surname Huan, ring/hoop/loop/(chain) link/classifier for scores in archery etc/t...
kū, to cry/to weep
Kāng/kāng, surname Kang, healthy/peaceful/abundant
bān/pán, sort/kind/class/way/manner, see 般樂|般乐[pán lè]
jìng, border/place/condition/boundary/circumstances/territory
yé, [爺], grandpa/old gentleman
dēng, [燈], lamp/light/lantern/CL:盞|盏[zhǎn]
kù, [袴]/[褲], variant of 褲|裤[kù], underpants/trousers/pants
pán, [盤], plate/dish/tray/board/to build/to coil/to check/to examine/to transfer (property...
fù, [坿], variant of 附[fù], to add/to attach/to be close to/to be attached
yáng, [陽], positive (electric.)/sun/male principle (Taoism)/Yang, opposite: 陰|阴[yīn] ☯
jiàn, healthy/to invigorate/to strengthen/to be good at/to be strong in
jiào, [較], comparatively/(preposition comparing difference in degree)/to contrast/to compar...
ěr, ear/handle (archaeology)/and that is all (classical Chinese)
cǎo/cào, [艸], variant of 草[cǎo], grass/straw/manuscript/draft (of a document)/careless/rough/C...
céng, [層], layer/stratum/laminated/floor (of a building)/storey/classifier for layers/repea...
mò, tip/end/final stage/latter part/inessential detail/powder/dust/opera role of old...
Tiě/tiě, [鐵], surname Tie, iron (metal)/arms/weapons/hard/strong/violent/unshakeable/determine...
Huáng/huáng, [黃], surname Huang or Hwang, yellow/pornographic/to fall through
Xià/xià, the Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC/Xia of the Sixteen Kingdoms (407-432)/surname...
Shū/shū, surname Shu, to stretch/to unfold/to relax/leisurely
jiù, [舊], old/opposite: new 新/former/worn (with age)
Lán/lán, [藍], surname Lan, blue/indigo plant
téng, (it) hurts/sore/to love dearly
hé, river/CL:條|条[tiáo],道[dào]
diǎo/niǎo, [鳥], variant of 屌[diǎo]/penis, bird/CL:隻|只[zhī],群[qún]
jì/qí, [騎], (Taiwan) saddle horse/mounted soldier, to ride (an animal or bike)/to sit astrid...
饿 è, [餓], to be hungry/hungry
píng, [缾], bottle/vase/pitcher/CL:個|个[gè]/classifier for wine and liquids, variant of 瓶[pín...
diǎn, canon/law/standard work of scholarship/literary quotation or allusion/ceremony/t...
yù, to have children/to raise or bring up/to educate
jìng, [凈]/[淨], variant of 淨|净[jìng], clean/completely/only/net (income, exports etc)
Lǐ/lǐ, surname Li, plum
xiǎn/xiān, [尟]/[尠]/[鮮]/[鱻], variant of 鮮|鲜[xiǎn], variant of 尟|鲜[xiǎn], fresh/bright (in color)/delicious/ta...
sǎo/sào, [掃], to sweep, broom
guàn, [慣], accustomed to/used to/indulge/to spoil (a child)
yóu, [郵], post (office)/mail
mào, [㡌], old variant of 帽[mào], hat/cap
pí, beer
tī, ladder/stairs
bí, nose
绿 lǜ, [綠], green
Xióng/xióng, surname Xiong, bear/to scold/to rebuke/brilliant light/to shine brightly
pán/pàng, healthy/at ease, fat/plump
pá, to crawl/to climb/to get up or sit up
lín, [鄰]/[隣], neighbor/adjacent/close to, variant of 鄰|邻[lín]
chūn/Chūn, [旾], old variant of 春[chūn], surname Chun, spring (time)/gay/joyful/youthful/love/lus...
duǒ, [朶], flower/earlobe/fig. item on both sides/classifier for flowers, clouds etc, varia...
yǐn, [㱃]/[飲], old variant of 飲|饮[yǐn], to drink
qún, [帬]/[裠], old variant of 裙[qún], skirt/CL:條|条[tiáo], old variant of 裙[qún]
zǎo, bath
kě, thirsty
shān, garment/jacket with open slits in place of sleeves
shuā/shuà, to brush/to paint/to daub/to paste up/to skip class (of students)/to fire from a...
chèn, [襯], (of garments) against the skin/to line/lining/to contrast with/to assist financi...
yí, mother's sister/aunt
Qiū/qiū, [秌]/[鞦], surname Qiu, autumn/fall/harvest time/a swing, old variant of 秋[qiū], a swing
wǎn, [㼝]/[椀]/[盌], variant of 碗[wǎn], variant of 碗[wǎn], variant of 碗[wǎn], bowl/cup/CL:隻|只[zhī],個|...
jì, [勣]/[績], variant of 績|绩[jì]/merit/accomplishment, to spin (hemp etc)/merit/accomplishment...
dōng/Dōng, [鼕], winter, surname Dong, (onom.) beating a drum/rat-a-tat
guā, [颳], to scrape/to blow/to shave/to plunder/to extort, to blow (of the wind)
shòu, thin/to lose weight/(of clothing) tight/(of meat) lean/(of land) unproductive
ǎi, low/short (in length)
liàn, [煉]/[鍊], to refine/to smelt, variant of 鏈|链[liàn], chain/variant of 煉|炼[liàn]
sǎn, [傘]/[繖], umbrella/parasol/CL:把[bǎ], damask silk/variant of 傘|伞[sǎn]
bǎo, [飽], to eat till full/satisfied
duàn, [鍛], to forge/to discipline/wrought
jiāo/qiáo, banana, see 蕉萃[qiáo cuì]
jīn, catty/weight equal to 0.5 kg
kuài, chopstick

HSK 4 Characters

sǐ, to die/impassable/uncrossable/inflexible/rigid/extremely
zhī, (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的[de])/him/her/it
kè/Kè/kēi, [剋]/[尅], to be able to/to subdue/to restrain/to overcome/gram/Tibetan unit of land area, ...
wú, [無], -less/not to have/no/none/not/to lack/un-
Quán/quán, surname Quan, all/whole/entire/every/complete
Měi/měi, the Americas/abbr. for 美洲[Měi zhōu]/USA/abbr. for 美國|美国[Měi guó], beautiful/very...
Xǔ/xǔ, [許], surname Xu, to allow/to permit/to promise/to praise/somewhat/perhaps
qīn/qìng, [親], parent/one's own (flesh and blood)/relative/related/marriage/bride/close/intimat...
ěr, [尒]/[爾], variant of 爾|尔[ěr], thus/so/like that/you/thou
Bǎo/bǎo, Bulgaria/Bulgarian/abbr. for 保加利亞|保加利亚[Bǎo jiā lì yà], to defend/to protect/to k...
shòu, to receive/to accept/to suffer/subjected to/to bear/to stand/pleasant/(passive m...
huó, to live/alive/living/work/workmanship
Hé/hé, surname He, what/how/why/which/carry
huǒ, [夥], meals (abbr. for 伙食[huǒ shí])/variant of 夥|伙[huǒ], companion/partner/group/class...
Tán/tán, [談], surname Tan, to speak/to talk/to converse/to chat/to discuss
bù, ministry/department/section/part/division/troops/board/classifier for works of l...
Jì/jì, [計], surname Ji, to calculate/to compute/to count/to regard as important/to plan/ruse...
Rèn/rèn, surname Ren, to assign/to appoint/to take up a post/office/responsibility/to let...
què, [確], variant of 確|确[què]/variant of 埆[què], authenticated/solid/firm/real/true
Lì/lì, surname Li, sharp/favorable/advantage/benefit/profit/interest/to do good to/to b...
jǐng, to alert/to warn/police
Shì/shì, surname Shi, member of the senior ministerial class (old)/scholar (old)/bachelor...
lā, to pull/to play (a bowed instrument)/to drag/to draw/to chat
jiāng/jiàng/qiāng, [將], will/shall/to use/to take/to checkmate/just a short while ago, general/commander...
zhèng, [証]/[證], to admonish/variant of 證|证[zhèng], certificate/proof/to prove/to demonstrate/to ...
guǎn/Guǎn, [筦], variant of 管[guǎn], surname Guan, to take care (of)/to control/to manage/to be i...
chǔ/chù, [處], to reside/to live/to dwell/to be in/to be situated at/to stay/to get along with/...
qiē/qiè, to cut/to slice/tangent (math), definitely/absolutely (not)/(scoffing or dismiss...
shī, to lose/to miss/to fail
xìng, nature/character/property/quality/attribute/sexuality/sex/gender/suffix forming ...
cǐ, this/these
gě/hé, [閤], 100 ml/one-tenth of a peck/measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth of sheng 升 o...
duì, [隊], squadron/team/group/CL:個|个[gè]
bào, to hold/to carry (in one's arms)/to hug/to embrace/to surround/to cherish
tōng/tòng, to go through/to know well/(suffix) expert/to connect/to communicate/open/to cle...
bìng, [並]/[併]/[竝], and/furthermore/also/together with/(not) at all/simultaneously/to combine/to joi...
qiàn, to apologize/to regret/deficient
mìng, life/fate/order or command/to assign a name, title etc
rù, to enter/to go into/to join/to become a member of/to confirm or agree with/abbr....
diào, to fall/to drop/to lag behind/to lose/to go missing/to reduce/fall (in prices)/t...
yǎn, to develop/to evolve/to practice/to perform/to play/to act
gòu, [夠], to reach/to be enough
àn, (legal) case/incident/record/file/table
yāo/yuē, [約], to weigh in a balance or on a scale, to make an appointment/to invite/approximat...
kěn, [肎], old variant of 肯[kěn], to agree/to consent/to be ready (to do sth)/willing
shāng, [傷], to injure/injury/wound
fù, father
zhǐ, finger/to point at or to/to indicate or refer to/to depend on/to count on/(of ha...
yuán, former/original/primary/raw/level/cause/source
de/dǐ, (equivalent to 的 as possessive particle), background/bottom/base/end (of the mon...
bàng, stick/club/cudgel/smart/capable/strong/wonderful/classifier for legs of a relay ...
shōu, to receive/to accept/to collect/to put away/to restrain/to stop/in care of (used...
jiāo, to hand over/to deliver/to pay (money)/to turn over/to make friends/to intersect...
tíng, to stop/to halt/to park (a car)
gé, square/frame/rule/(legal) case/style/character/standard/pattern/(classical) to o...
Jīn/jīn, surname Jin/surname Kim (Korean)/Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234), gold/chemical ...
nèi, [內], inside/inner/internal/within/interior
zhì, to arrive/most/to/until
xiāo, to disappear/to vanish/to eliminate/to spend (time)/have to/need
zhěng, exactly/in good order/whole/complete/entire/in order/orderly/to repair/to mend/t...
dù/duó, to pass/to spend (time)/measure/limit/extent/degree of intensity/degree (angles,...
chí, to hold/to grasp/to support/to maintain/to persevere/to manage/to run (i.e. admi...
guāng, light/ray/CL:道[dào]/bright/only/merely/to use up
yú/yǔ/yù, [與], variant of 歟|欤[yú], and/to give/together with, to take part in
xiàng, elephant/CL:隻|只[zhī]/shape/form/appearance/to imitate
使 shǐ, to make/to cause/to enable/to use/to employ/to send/to instruct sb to do sth/env...
chá, [詧], to examine/to inquire/to observe/to inspect/to look into/obvious/clearly evident
Hǎi/hǎi, surname Hai, ocean/sea/CL:個|个[gè],片[piàn]/great number of people or things/(dial...
jué, [絕]/[絶], to cut short/extinct/to disappear/to vanish/absolutely/by no means, variant of 絕...
fǎn, contrary/in reverse/inside out or upside down/to reverse/to return/to oppose/opp...
yóu, to follow/from/it is for...to/reason/cause/because of/due to/to/to leave it (to ...
Lún/lùn, [論], abbr. for 論語|论语[Lún yǔ], The Analects (of Confucius), opinion/view/theory/doctri...
yà, [亞], Asia/Asian/second/next to/inferior/sub-/Taiwan pr. [yǎ]
xù, [續], to continue/to replenish
mǔ, mother/elderly female relative/origin/source/(of animals) female
jǐn/jìn, [儘]/[盡], to the greatest extent/(when used before a noun of location) furthest or extreme...
lòng/nòng, [挵]/[衖], lane/alley, to do/to manage/to handle/to play with/to fool with/to mess with/to ...
Mì/mì, surname Mi/name of an ancient state, secret/confidential/close/thick/dense
线 xiàn, [綫]/[線], variant of 線|线[xiàn], thread/string/wire/line/CL:條|条[tiáo],股[gǔ],根[gēn]
jì, [繼], to continue/to follow after/to go on with/to succeed/to inherit/then/afterwards
fèn, classifier for gifts, newspaper, magazine, papers, reports, contracts etc/varian...
zhǐ, to stop/to prohibit/until/only
bài, to pay respect/worship/visit/salute
jǐn, [緊], tight/strict/close at hand/near/urgent/tense/hard up/short of money/to tighten
lián, [聯], to ally/to unite/to join
jīng, essence/extract/vitality/energy/semen/sperm/mythical goblin spirit/highly perfec...
zhuǎn/zhuàn, [轉], to convey/to forward (mail)/to transfer/to turn/to shift, to revolve/to turn/to ...
què, [㕁]/[卻], old variant of 卻|却[què], but/yet/however/while/to go back/to decline/to retreat/...
jī, base/foundation/basic/radical (chemistry)
Tái/tái, [檯]/[臺]/[颱], Taiwan (abbr.)/surname Tai, (classical) you (in letters)/variant of 臺|台[tái], de...
lìng, other/another/separate/separately
kuàng, [況], moreover/situation
fǒu/pǐ, to negate/to deny/not, clogged/evil
xiǎn, [險], danger/dangerous/rugged
yán, words/speech/to say/to talk
xìng/Xìng, [倖], trusted/intimate/(of the emperor) to visit/variant of 幸[xìng], surname Xing, for...
chuán/zhuàn, [傳], to pass on/to spread/to transmit/to infect/to transfer/to circulate/to conduct (...
liáng/liàng, to measure, capacity/quantity/amount/to estimate/abbr. for 量詞|量词[liàng cí], clas...
shǒu, head/chief/first (occasion, thing etc)/classifier for poems, songs etc
gǎi, to change/to alter/to transform/to correct
shù/zhú, [術], method/technique, various genera of flowers of Asteracea family (daisies and chr...
jú, [侷], narrow, office/situation/classifier for games: match, set, round etc
yǒng, forever/always/perpetual
fán, [煩], to feel vexed/to bother/to trouble/superfluous and confusing/edgy
qǔ, to take/to get/to choose/to fetch
Suí/suí, [隨], surname Sui, to follow/to comply with/varying according to.../to allow
shì, type/form/pattern/style
Lǜ/lǜ, surname Lü, law
Fèi/fèi, [費], surname Fei, to cost/to spend/fee/wasteful/expenses
kē, branch of study/administrative section/division/field/branch/stage directions/fa...
má/Má, [蔴], variant of 麻[má]/hemp, surname Ma, generic name for hemp, flax etc/hemp or flax ...
liú, to flow/to disseminate/to circulate or spread/to move or drift/to degenerate/to ...
dǎo/dào, to fall/to collapse/to topple/to fail/to go bankrupt/to change (trains or buses)...
huá/huà, [劃], to row/to paddle/profitable/worth (the effort)/it pays (to do sth), to cut/to sl...
wèi, taste/smell/classifier for drugs (in TCM)
Ōu/qū, [區], surname Ou, area/region/district/small/distinguish/CL:個|个[gè]
Zhī/zhī, surname Zhi, to support/to sustain/to erect/to raise/branch/division/to draw mon...
Lián/lián, [連], surname Lian, to link/to join/to connect/continuously/in succession/including/(u...
dàn/tán, [彈], crossball/bullet/shot/shell/ball, to pluck (a string)/to play (a string instrume...
xī, to breathe/to suck in/to absorb/to inhale
ya, (particle equivalent to 啊 after a vowel, expressing surprise or doubt)
xǐng, to wake up/to be awake/to become aware/to sober up/to come to
mèng, [夢], dream/CL:場|场[cháng],個|个[gè]
yíng, [贏], to beat/to win/to profit
Lí/lì, [麗], Korea, beautiful
Fù/fù, surname Fu, to pay/to hand over to
pái, a row/a line/to set in order/to arrange/to line up/to eliminate/to drain/to push...
gǎn, to dare/daring/(polite) may I venture
yóu, oil/fat/grease/petroleum/to apply tung oil, paint or varnish/oily/greasy/glib/cu...
cān, meal/to eat/classifier for meals
pò, broken/damaged/worn out/to break, split or cleave/to get rid of/to destroy/to br...
jī, to arouse/to incite/to excite/to stimulate/sharp/fierce/violent
Chéng/chéng, surname Cheng, rule/order/regulations/formula/journey/procedure/sequence
tǎo, [討], to invite/to provoke/to demand or ask for/to send armed forces to suppress/to de...
zé, [責], duty/responsibility/to reproach/to blame
là/lào/luò, to leave out/to be missing/to leave behind or forget to bring/to lag or fall beh...
Lín/lín, surname Lin, woods/forest/CL:片[piàn]/circle(s) (i.e. specific group of people)/a...
jí, and/to reach/up to/in time for
zhēng, [爭], to strive for/to vie for/to argue or debate/deficient or lacking (dialect)/how o...
cāi, to guess
jiàn, to establish/to found/to set up/to build/to construct
jīng, [驚], to start/to be frightened/to be scared/alarm
biāo, [標], the topmost branches of a tree/surface/sign/to mark/(outward) sign/indication/pr...
gè, each/every
Mín/mín, surname Min, the people/nationality/citizen
gōng, meritorious deed or service/achievement/result/service/accomplishment/work (phys...
shì, to show/to reveal
shì, [釋], to explain/to release/Buddha (abbr. for 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼[Shì jiā móu ní])/Buddhism
yǐn, to draw (e.g. a bow)/to pull/to stretch sth/to extend/to lengthen/to involve or ...
yí, to doubt/to misbelieve/to suspect
gǎn, [趕], to overtake/to catch up with/to hurry/to rush/to try to catch (the bus etc)/to d...
liǎ, [倆], two (colloquial equivalent of 兩個|两个)/both/some
cún, to exist/to deposit/to store/to keep/to survive
duàn, [斷], to break/to snap/to cut off/to give up or abstain from sth/to judge/(usu. used i...
Sōng/sōng, [鬆], surname Song, pine/CL:棵[kē], loose/to loosen/to relax
bó, [愽], extensive/ample/rich/obtain/aim/to win/to get/plentiful/to gamble, old variant o...
Guàn/guān/guàn, [觀], surname Guan, to look at/to watch/to observe/to behold/to advise/concept/point o...
mǎ, [碼], weight/number/code/to pile/to stack/classifier for length or distance (yard), ha...
kǒng, afraid/frightened/to fear
pǔ, general/popular/everywhere/universal
jià/jie, [價], price/value/valence (on an atom), great/good/middleman/servant
怀 Huái/huái, [懷], surname Huai, bosom/heart/mind/to think of/to harbor in one's mind/to conceive (...
yàn, [騐]/[驗], variant of 驗|验[yàn], to examine/to test/to check
hū, [嘑], to call/to cry/to shout/to breath out/to exhale, variant of 呼[hū]/to shout/to ca...
Zhù/zhù, surname Zhu, to wish/to express good wishes/to pray/(old) wizard
jù, [劇], drama/play/show/severe
luàn, [亂], in confusion or disorder/in a confused state of mind/disorder/upheaval/riot/illi...
Zhǎn/zhǎn, surname Zhan, to spread out/to open up/to exhibit/to put into effect/to postpone...
zé, [則], conjunction used to express contrast with a previous sentence or clause/standard...
shēn, [㴱], old variant of 深[shēn], close/deep/late/profound/dark (of color, water etc)
mí, to bewilder/crazy about/fan/enthusiast/lost/confused
jù, tool/device/utensil/equipment/instrument/talent/ability/to possess/to have/to pr...
Fú/fú, surname Fu/abbr. for Fujian province 福建省[Fú jiàn shěng], good fortune/happiness/...
zhí, [職], office/duty
jí, namely/that is/i.e./prompt/at once/at present/even if/prompted (by the occasion)...
tǐng, to stick out/to (physically) straighten up/to endure or hold out/straight/stiff/...
fù, [負], to bear/to carry (on one's back)/to turn one's back on/to be defeated/negative (...
tuō, [脫], to shed/to take off/to escape/to get away from
jǐn, [僅], barely/only/merely
zī, [資], resources/capital/to provide/to supply/to support/money/expense
qì, [棄], to abandon/to relinquish/to discard/to throw away
Xiū/xiū, [脩], surname Xiu, to decorate/to embellish/to repair/to build/to write/to cultivate/t...
Wēi/wēi, surname Wei, danger/to endanger/Taiwan pr. [wéi]
zhuān, [專]/[耑], for a particular person, occasion, purpose/focused on one thing/special/expert/p...
shén/shèn, variant of 什[shén], what/very/extremely/any
kǔ, bitter/hardship/pain/to suffer/to bring suffering to/painstakingly
kuò/Shì/shì, [適], see 李适[Lǐ Kuò], surname Shi, to fit/suitable/proper/just (now)/comfortable/well/...
piàn, [騙], to cheat/to swindle/to deceive/to fool/to hoodwink/to trick
yàn, [厭], to loathe
zhí, value/(to be) worth/to happen to/to be on duty
Zhòng/zhòng, [眾]/[衆], abbr. for 眾議院|众议院[Zhòng yì yuàn], House of Representatives, many/numerous/crowd/...
yù, [預], to advance/in advance/beforehand/to prepare
jì, [際], border/edge/boundary/interval/between/inter-/to meet/time/occasion/to meet with ...
zán/zá, [偺]/[喒], variant of 咱[zán], see 咱[zán], I or me/we (including both the speaker and the pe...
Wèi/wèi, [衛], surname Wei/vassal state during the Zhou Dynasty (1066-221 BC), located in prese...
yǎng, [養], to raise (animals)/to bring up (children)/to keep (pets)/to support/to give birt...
dǎo, [導], to transmit/to lead/to guide/to conduct/to direct
lǜ, [慮], to think over/to consider/anxiety
Dài/dài, surname Dai, to put on or wear (glasses, hat, gloves etc)/to respect/to bear/to ...
zhì, [誌], aspiration/ambition/the will, sign/mark/to record/to write a footnote
zá, [襍]/[雜], variant of 雜|杂[zá], mixed/miscellaneous/various/to mix
wù, [誤], mistake/error/to miss/to harm/to delay/to neglect/mistakenly
guī, [槼]/[規], variant of 規|规[guī], compass/a rule/regulation/to admonish/to plan/to scheme
péi, to accompany/to keep sb company/to assist/old variant of 賠|赔[péi]
sēn, forest
Jǐ/jì, [紀], surname Ji/also pr. [Jì], discipline/age/era/period/order/record
làng, wave/breaker/unrestrained/dissipated
shùn, [順], to obey/to follow/to arrange/to make reasonable/along/favorable
jǔ, [擧]/[舉], variant of 舉|举[jǔ], to lift/to hold up/to cite/to enumerate/to act/to raise/to c...
àn, to press/to push/to leave aside or shelve/to control/to restrain/to keep one's h...
jiān, [堅], strong/solid/firm/unyielding/resolute
miǎn/wèn, to excuse sb/to exempt/to remove or dismiss from office/to avoid/to avert/to esc...
Yìn/yìn, surname Yin/abbr. for 印度[Yìn dù], to print/to mark/to engrave/a seal/a print/a s...
Yán/yán, [嚴], surname Yan, tight (closely sealed)/stern/strict/rigorous/severe/father
tuī, to push/to cut/to refuse/to reject/to decline/to shirk (responsibility)/to put o...
Máo/máo, surname Mao, hair/feather/down/wool/mildew/mold/coarse or semifinished/young/raw...
yā/yà, [壓], to press/to push down/to keep under (control)/pressure, in the first place/to cr...
bài, [敗], to defeat/to damage/to lose (to an opponent)/to fail/to wither
jiū, after all/to investigate/to study carefully/Taiwan pr. [jiù]
píng, [評], to discuss/to comment/to criticize/to judge/to choose (by public appraisal)
sù, fast/rapid/quick/velocity
huò, [獲]/[穫], to catch/to obtain/to capture, to reap/to harvest
xì, [細], thin or slender/finely particulate/thin and soft/fine/delicate/trifling/(of a so...
diū, [丟], to lose/to put aside/to throw
tài, [態], attitude
pàn, to judge/to sentence/to discriminate/to discern/obviously (different)
huò, [貨], goods/money/commodity/CL:個|个[gè]
Wéi/wéi, [圍], surname Wei, to encircle/to surround/all around/to wear by wrapping around (scar...
qiān, [簽]/[籖]/[籤], to sign one's name/visa/variant of 籤|签[qiān], Japanese variant of 籤|签[qiān], ins...
pái, mahjong tile/playing card/game pieces/signboard/plate/tablet/medal/CL:片[piàn],個|...
hù, [戶], a household/door/family
zhì, [質], character/nature/quality/plain/to pawn/pledge/hostage/to question/Taiwan pr. [zh...
gōng/gòng, to provide/to supply, sacrificial offering/to confess
jiǎng, [獎], prize/award/encouragement/CL:個|个[gè]
dài, a pouch/bag/sack/pocket
zàng/zāng, [臟]/[髒], viscera/(anatomy) organ, dirty/filthy
xiào, [俲]/[傚]/[効], variant of 傚|效[xiào], variant of 效[xiào]/to imitate, variant of 效[xiào], effect/...
zuò, seat/base/stand/CL:個|个[gè]/classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immov...
Shā/shā, surname Sha, granule/hoarse/raspy/sand/powder/CL:粒[lì]/abbr. for Tsar or Tsarist...
rǎo, [擾], to disturb
kùn, [睏], to trap/to surround/hard-pressed/stranded/destitute, sleepy/tired
gài, [槩], general/approximate, old variant of 概[gài]
dēng, to scale (a height)/to ascend/to mount/to publish or record/to enter (e.g. in a ...
jìng, unexpectedly/actually/to go so far as to/indeed
cǎi, (bright) color/variety/applause/applaud/lottery prize
zhāo, to recruit/to provoke/to beckon/to incur/to infect/contagious/a move (chess)/a m...
qiǎo, opportunely/coincidentally/as it happens/skillful/timely
shèng, to remain/to be left/to have as remainder
yān, [煙], cigarette or pipe tobacco/CL:根[gēn]/smoke/mist/vapour/CL:縷|缕[lǚ]/tobacco plant/(...
Fēng/fēng, surname Feng, to confer/to grant/to bestow a title/to seal/classifier for sealed...
dī, low/beneath/to lower (one's head)/to let droop/to hang down/to incline
jì, skill
shū, [輸], to lose/to transport/to donate/to enter (a password)
réng, still/yet/to remain
rēng, to throw/to throw away
shè, society/group/club/agency/(old) god of the land
xiù, handsome/refined/elegant/graceful/performance/ear of grain/show (loanword)/CL:場|...
Dāo/dāo, surname Dao, knife/blade/single-edged sword/cutlass/CL:把[bǎ]/classifier for sets...
zú, race/nationality/ethnicity/clan/by extension, social group (e.g. office workers ...
广 Guǎng/guǎng, [廣], surname Guang, wide/numerous/to spread
jìng, [鏡], mirror/lens
bō, to sow/to scatter/to spread/to broadcast/Taiwan pr. [bò]
Wēn/wēn, [溫], surname Wen, warm/lukewarm/temperature/to warm up/mild/soft/tender/to review/to ...
biàn, [徧], variant of 遍[biàn], everywhere/all over/classifier for actions: one time
cháng, [嘗]/[嚐]/[甞], to taste/to try/already/ever/once, to taste, old variant of 嘗|尝[cháng]
liè, to arrange/to line up/row/file/series/column
Bì/bì, [畢], surname Bi, the whole of/to finish/to complete/complete/full/finished
jù, to congregate/to assemble/to mass/to gather together/to amass/to polymerize
zūn, senior/of a senior generation/to honor/to respect/honorific/classifier for canno...
Tāng/shāng/tāng, [湯], surname Tang, rushing current, soup/hot or boiling water/decoction of medicinal ...
yōu, [優], excellent/superior
ǒu, accidental/image/pair/mate
shú, cooked (of food)/ripe (of fruit)/mature (of seeds)/familiar/skilled/done/also pr...
Wēi/wēi, surname Wei/ancient Chinese state near present day Chongqing/Taiwan pr. [Wéi], t...
chōu, to draw out/to pull out from in between/to remove part of the whole/(of certain ...
yì, [藝], skill/art
yán, to grind/study/research
sàn/sǎn, [㪚], variant of 散[sàn], scattered/loose/to come loose/to fall apart/leisurely/powdere...
bǐng, [餅], round flat cake/cookie/cake/pastry/CL:張|张[zhāng]
táng, [餹], sugar/sweets/candy/CL:顆|颗[kē],塊|块[kuài], old variant of 糖[táng]
Fù/fù, surname Fu, rich/abundant/wealthy
jiàng/xiáng, to drop/to fall/to come down/to descend, to surrender/to capitulate/to subdue/to...
lián, [憐], to pity
jì, already/since/both... (and...)
bèn, stupid/foolish/silly/slow-witted/clumsy
háng, boat/ship/craft/to navigate/to sail/to fly
chí, spoon
miǎo, second (of time)/unit of angle or arc equivalent to one sixtieth of a degree
guà, [掛], to hang or suspend (from a hook etc)/to hang up (the phone)/to be worried or con...
yǒng, brave
yuè, [鑰], key/also pr. [yào]
fèn, [奮], exert oneself
yì, [憶], to recollect/to remember/memory
shé/zhē/zhé, [摺], to break (e.g. stick or bone)/a loss, to turn sth over/to turn upside down/to ti...
Jǐng/jǐng, surname Jing, bright/circumstance/scenery
mò, silent/to write from memory
jīn/jìn, to endure, to prohibit/to forbid
chéng, [誠], honest/sincere/true
liàng, [諒], to forgive/to understand
tīng, [廳], (reception) hall/living room/office/provincial government department
shāo/shào, somewhat/a little, see 稍息[shào xī]
chuāng, [牎]/[牕]/[窓]/[窻], old variant of 窗[chuāng], variant of 窗[chuāng], variant of 窗[chuāng], shutter/wi...
Zhāng/zhāng, surname Zhang, chapter/section/clause/movement (of symphony)/seal/badge/regulati...
zǎi/zī/zǐ, variant of 崽[zǎi], see 仔肩[zī jiān], meticulous/(of domestic animals or fowls) yo...
kuǎn, section/paragraph/funds/CL:筆|笔[bǐ],個|个[gè]/classifier for versions or models (of...
jù, to resist/to repel/to refuse
Tóng/tóng, surname Tong, child
fān, [飜], to turn over/to flip over/to overturn/to rummage through/to translate/to decode/...
zhōu, continent/island
hù, mutual
lì, example/precedent/rule/case/instance
lā, see 垃圾[lā jī]/Taiwan pr. [lè]
rǎn, to dye/to catch (a disease)/to acquire (bad habits etc)/to contaminate/to add co...
màn, free/unrestrained/to inundate
jī, see 垃圾[lā jī]/Taiwan pr. [sè]
quē, deficiency/lack/scarce/vacant post/to run short of
zhēn, [針]/[鍼], needle/pin/injection/stitch/CL:根[gēn],支[zhī], variant of 針|针[zhēn], needle
bàn, to disguise oneself as/to dress up/to play (a role)/to put on (an expression)
yāo, to invite/to request/to intercept/to solicit/to seek
nào, [閙]/[鬧], variant of 鬧|闹[nào], noisy/cacophonous/to make noise/to disturb/to vent (feeling...
Xīn/xīn, surname Xin, (of taste) hot or pungent/hard/laborious/suffering/eighth in order/...
jìng, [競], to compete/to contend/to struggle
Lì/lì, [厲], surname Li, strict/severe
chú, [㕑]/[廚], old variant of 廚|厨[chú], kitchen
yǔn, just/fair/to permit/to allow
shòu, to teach/to instruct/to award/to give
gū/gù, estimate, old/second-hand (clothes)
Shuài/shuài, [帥], surname Shuai, handsome/graceful/smart/commander in chief
jiàn, [鍵], key (on a piano or computer keyboard)/button (on a mouse or other device)/chemic...
ào, proud/arrogant/to despise/unyielding/to defy
jiǎn, [減], to lower/to decrease/to reduce/to subtract/to diminish
zhù, to make known/to show/to prove/to write/book/outstanding
gǔ, [皷], old variant of 鼓[gǔ], drum/CL:通[tòng],面[miàn]/to drum/to strike/to rouse/to bulg...
hé, small box/case
jì, to live (in a house)/to lodge/to mail/to send/to entrust/to depend
zhuàn/zuàn, [賺], to earn/to make a profit, to cheat/to swindle
cái, material/timber/ability/aptitude/a capable individual/coffin (old)
Yóu/yóu, surname You, outstanding/particularly, especially/a fault/to express discontentm...
yú, pleased
xù, order/sequence/preface
kǎo, to roast/to bake/to broil
huǐ, to regret
zàn, [暫]/[蹔], temporary/Taiwan pr. [zhàn], to scurry/variant of 暫|暂[zàn]
xī, to cherish/to begrudge/to pity/Taiwan pr. [xí]
shè/shí, to ascend in light steps, to pick up/to collate or arrange/ten (banker's anti-fr...
Shēn/shēn, old name for Shanghai 上海[Shàng hǎi]/surname Shen, to extend/to state/to explain/...
pī, to ascertain/to act on/to criticize/to pass on/classifier for batches, lots, mil...
Chéng/chéng/shèng, [椉], surname Cheng, to ride/to mount/to make use of/to avail oneself of/to take advan...
là, [辢], old variant of 辣[là], hot (spicy)/pungent
tǎng, to recline/to lie down
féi, fat/fertile/loose-fitting or large/to fertilize/to become rich by illegal means/...
zhǐ, location/site
zhàn/zhān, [佔], variant of 占[zhàn], to observe/to divine, to take possession of/to occupy/to tak...
shěng/xǐng, to save/to economize/to do without/to omit/to leave out/province/CL:個|个[gè], int...
zēng, to increase/to expand/to add
cā, to wipe/to erase/rubbing (brush stroke in painting)/to clean/to polish
yáng, ocean/vast/foreign/silver dollar or coin
Fú/fú, surname Fu, mark/sign/talisman/to seal/to correspond to/tally/symbol/written cha...
jiāo, [驕], proud/arrogant
xiū, shy/ashamed/shame/bashful/variant of 饈|馐[xiū]/delicacies
Hè/hè, [賀], surname He, to congratulate
qiāo, to hit/to strike/to tap/to rap/to knock/to rip sb off/to overcharge
gòu, [購], to buy/to purchase
shòu, to sell/to make or carry out (a plan or intrigue etc)
nài, capable of enduring/able to tolerate/patient/durable/hardy/resistant
qín, [琹], guqin or zither, cf 古琴[gǔ qín]/musical instrument in general, variant of 琴[qín],...
mào, appearance
bèi, (two, three etc) -fold/times (multiplier)/double/to increase or multiply
qiáo, [橋], bridge/CL:座[zuò]
fū, [膚], skin
cè/sì, [厠]/[廁], variant of 廁|厕[cè], rest-room/toilet/lavatory, see 茅廁|茅厕[máo si]
zhí, to plant
jù, at a distance of/distance/to be apart
hǔ, tiger/CL:隻|只[zhī]
jì, [濟], to cross a river/to aid or relieve/to be of help
cū, [觕]/[麤], coarse/rough/thick (for cylindrical objects)/unfinished/vulgar/rude/crude, varia...
dǔ/dù, tripe, belly
nuǎn, [㬉]/[煖]/[煗], old variant of 暖[nuǎn], warm/to heat/genial, variant of 暖[nuǎn], variant of 暖[nu...
Lì/lì, [勵], surname Li, to encourage/to urge
jī, [積], to amass/to accumulate/to store/measured quantity (such as area of volume)/produ...
yún/Yún, [雲], (classical) to say, surname Yun/abbr. for Yunnan Province 雲南省|云南省[Yún nán Shěng]
yōu, remote/hidden away/secluded/serene/peaceful/to imprison/in superstition indicate...
líng, [齡], age/length of experience, membership etc
zhī, juice
gāng, [鋼], steel
piān, sheet/piece of writing/bound set of bamboo slips used for record keeping (old)/c...
hán/hàn, see 可汗[kè hán], 汗國|汗国[hán guó], perspiration/sweat/CL:滴[dī],頭|头[tóu],身[shēn]/to ...
suān, sour/tart/sick at heart/grieved/sore/aching/pedantic/impractical/an acid
xié/Yè/yè, [葉], to be in harmony, surname Ye, leaf/page/lobe/(historical) period
tāng/tàng, [䠀], old variant of 趟[tāng], to wade/to trample/to turn the soil, classifier for time...
tái, to lift/to raise/(of two or more persons) to carry
xī, in all cases/know
yè, [頁], page/leaf
tǒng, bucket/(trash) can/barrel (of oil etc)/CL:個|个[gè],隻|只[zhī]
jīn, towel/general purpose cloth/women's headcovering (old)/Kangxi radical 50
qióng, [窮], exhausted/poor
Yáng/yáng, [揚]/[敭], abbr. for 揚州|扬州[Yáng zhōu]/surname Yang, to raise/to hoist/the action of tossing...
wū, [汚], variant of 污[wū], dirty/filthy/foul/corrupt/to smear/to defile/dirt/filth
tián, to fill or stuff/(of a form etc) to fill in
sù, to model (a figure) in clay
fēng/Fēng, [豐], luxuriant/buxom/variant of 豐|丰[fēng]/variant of 風|风[fēng]/appearance/charm, surn...
Sūn/sūn, [孫], surname Sun, grandson/descendant
nǎo, [惱], to get angry
xiáng, [詳], detailed/comprehensive
Pú/pú, Portugal/Portuguese/abbr. for 葡萄牙[Pú táo yá], see 葡萄[pú tao]
táo, see 葡萄[pú tao]
pí, spleen
Liáng/liáng, [涼], the five Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Liang 前涼|前凉 (314-376), La...
hòu, thick/deep or profound/kind/generous/rich or strong in flavor/to favor/to stress
kuàng, [礦]/[鑛], ore/mine, variant of 礦|矿[kuàng]
guàng, to stroll/to visit
dǔ, to stop up/(to feel) stifled or suffocated/wall/classifier for walls
gē, [肐], variant of 胳[gē], armpit
yì, [誼], friendship/also pr. [yí]
quán, spring (small stream)/mouth of a spring/coin (archaic)
wà, [襪]/[韈]/[韤], socks/stockings, variant of 韤|袜[wà], variant of 襪|袜[wà]
bó, shoulder/upper arm
lǎn, [嬾]/[懶], variant of 懶|懒[lǎn], lazy
yán, [鹽], salt/CL:粒[lì]
Jiāng/jiāng, surname Jiang, river/CL:條|条[tiáo],道[dào]
yā, [鴨], duck/CL:隻|只[zhī]/male prostitute (slang)
gāo/gào, ointment/paste/CL:帖[tiě], to moisten/to grease/to apply (cream, ointment)/to dip...
mù, to admire
yuè, [閱], to inspect/ro review/to read/to peruse/to go through/to experience
hán, cold/poor/to tremble
kē, classifier for trees, cabbages, plants etc
xiàng, oak/Quercus serrata
pō, [潑], to splash/to spill/rough and coarse/brutish
chǔ, [礎], foundation/base
qī/Qī, [慼]/[慽], variant of 戚[qī]/grief/sorrow, variant of 慼|戚[qī], surname Qi, relative/parent/g...
shǔ, heat/hot weather/summer heat
hāi/ké, sound of sighing, cough
pìn, to engage (a teacher etc)/to hire/to betroth/betrothal gift/to get married (of w...
Jiāo/jiāo, surname Jiao, suburbs/outskirts
Fù/fù, surname Fu, tutor
yǔ, feather/5th note in pentatonic scale
Jí/jí, surname Ji, book or record/registry/roll/place of one's family or ancestral reco...
sháo, spoon/ladle/CL:把[bǎ]/abbr. for 公勺[gōng sháo], centiliter (unit of volume)
xiàn, [羨], to envy
shuò, [碩], large/big
Xián/xián, [鹹], surname Xian, all/everyone/each/widespread/harmonious, salted/salty/stingy/miser...
yì, [譯], to translate/to interpret
pāng, (onom.) bang
sòu, cough
pīng, (onom.) ping/bing
shì, [柹], old variant of 柿[shì], persimmon
jiǎo, [餃], dumplings with meat filling

HSK 5 Characters

shā, [殺], to kill/to murder/to fight/to weaken or reduce/to smart (dialect)/to counteract/...
ēn/èn/en, (a groaning sound), (nonverbal grunt as interjection)/OK, yeah/what?, interjecti...
Dé/dé, [悳]/[惪], Germany/German/abbr. for 德國|德国[Dé guó], virtue/goodness/morality/ethics/kindness...
Shén/shén, God, deity/soul/spirit/unusual/mysterious/lively/expressive/expression/look/CL:個...
Qiāng/qiāng, [槍]/[鎗], surname Qiang, gun/firearm/rifle/spear/thing with shape or function similar to a...
Guān/guān, surname Guan, official/government/organ of body/CL:個|个[gè]
jiù, [捄], variant of 救[jiù], to save/to assist/to rescue
bǎo, [寳]/[寶], variant of 寶|宝[bǎo], jewel/gem/treasure/precious
gǎo, to do/to make/to go in for/to set up/to get hold of/to take care of
zhàn, [戰], to fight/fight/war/battle
bù, [佈], variant of 布[bù]/to announce/to spread, cloth/to declare/to announce/to spread/t...
zhuāng, [裝], adornment/to adorn/dress/clothing/costume (of an actor in a play)/to play a role...
Bèi/bèi, [貝], surname Bei, cowrie/shellfish/currency (archaic)
jī, [擊], to hit/to strike/to break/Taiwan pr. [jí]
qì, device/tool/utensil/CL:臺|台[tái]
zhì, [製], system/to control/to regulate/variant of 製|制[zhì], to manufacture/to make
Hā/hā/hǎ, abbr. for 哈薩克斯坦|哈萨克斯坦[Hā sà kè sī tǎn], Kazakhstan/abbr. for 哈爾濱|哈尔滨[Hā ěr bīn],...
Dá/dá, [達], surname Da, to attain/to reach/to amount to/to communicate/eminent
dāi/dài, to stay, to wait/to treat/to deal with/to need/going to (do sth)/about to/intend...
tuō, [託], prop/support (for weight)/rest (e.g. arm rest)/thanks to/to hold in one's hand/t...
Qiáng/jiàng/qiáng/qiǎng, [強]/[彊], surname Qiang, stubborn/unyielding, strong/powerful/better/slightly more than/vi...
jūn, [軍], army/military/arms/CL:個|个[gè]
dài, to substitute/to act on behalf of others/to replace/generation/dynasty/age/perio...
xuè, blood/colloquial pr. [xiě]/CL:滴[dī],片[piàn]
fēng, [瘋], insane/mad/wild
guǐ, ghost/sly/crafty/CL:個|个[gè]
Bā/bā, Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan)/abbr. for east Sichuan ...
xiōng, elder brother
pǐn, article/commodity/product/goods/kind/grade/rank/character/disposition/nature/tem...
Yīng/yīng, United Kingdom/British/England/English/abbr. for 英國|英国[Yīng guó], brave
zhuā, to grab/to catch/to arrest/to snatch/to scratch
tǒng, [統], to gather/to unite/to unify/whole
Wéi/wéi, [維], abbr. for Uighur 維吾爾|维吾尔[Wéi wú ěr]/surname Wei, to preserve/to maintain/to hold...
pài, clique/school/group/faction/to dispatch/to send/to assign/to appoint/pi (Greek l...
ě/è/wù, [噁]/[惡], variant of 惡|恶[ě], esp. used in names of chemical components, see 惡心|恶心[ě xīn], ...
zāo, dregs/draff/pickled in wine/rotten/messy/ruined
Líng/líng/lǐng/lìng, see 令狐[Líng hú], see 脊令[jí líng], classifier for a ream of paper, to order/to co...
dú, poison/to poison/poisonous/malicious/cruel/fierce/narcotics
zhì, to rule/to govern/to manage/to control/to harness (a river)/to treat (a disease)...
kòng, to control/to accuse/to charge/to sue/to invert a container to empty it/(suffix)...
Lù/lù, [錄], surname Lu, diary/record/to hit/to copy
pāi, to pat/to clap/to slap/to swat/to take (a photo)/to shoot (a film)/racket (sport...
Zǔ/zǔ, [組], surname Zu, to form/to organize/group/team/classifier for sets, series, groups o...
zào, to make/to build/to invent/to manufacture
jí, to gather/to collect/collected works/classifier for sections of a TV series etc:...
lèi, [類], kind/type/class/category/similar/like/to resemble
Zēng/céng/zēng, surname Zeng, once/already/ever (in the past)/former/previously/(past tense mark...
tóu, to cast/to send/to throw oneself (into the river etc)/to seek refuge/to place on...
wèi, not yet/did not/have not/not/8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th ...
wēi, power/might/prestige
xiǎn, [顯], prominent/conspicuous/(prefix) phanero-
tōu, to steal/to pilfer/to snatch/thief/stealthily
quán, [權], authority/power/right/temporary
mǒu, some/a certain/sb or sth indefinite/such-and-such
Lì/lì, surname Li, to stand/to set up/to establish/to lay down/to draw up/at once/immed...
bì, [閉], to close/to stop up/to shut/to obstruct
tíng, main hall/front courtyard/law court
Léi/léi, surname Lei, thunder/mine (weapon)/(Internet slang) terrifying/terrific
tuán, [團]/[糰], round/lump/ball/to roll into a ball/to gather/regiment/group/society, dumpling
Wáng/wáng/wàng, surname Wang, king or monarch/best or strongest of its type/grand/great, to rule...
yì, [義], justice/righteousness/meaning
wéi/wěi, -ism/only/alone, yes
yè, [亱], variant of 夜[yè], night
kào, to lean against or on/to stand by the side of/to come near to/to depend on/to tr...
dú, [獨], alone/independent/single/sole/only
niáng, [孃], mother/young lady, variant of 娘[niáng]
dùn, [頓], to stop/to pause/to arrange/to lay out/to kowtow/to stamp (one's foot)/at once/c...
shè, [設], to set up/to arrange/to establish/to found/to display
zhì, to install/to place/to put/to buy
táo, to escape/to run away/to flee
tòng, ache/pain/sorrow/deeply/thoroughly
kuáng, mad/wild/violent
mó/mú, to imitate/model/norm/pattern, mold/die/matrix/pattern
Suǒ/suǒ, surname Suo/abbr. for 索馬里|索马里[Suǒ mǎ lǐ], Somalia, to search/to demand/to ask/to...
líng, [靈], quick/alert/efficacious/effective/to come true/spirit/departed soul/coffin
Chéng/chéng, surname Cheng/Cheng (c. 2000 BC), third of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yán d...
chǎn, [產], to give birth/to reproduce/to produce/product/resource/estate/property
zhèng, political/politics/government
lǐng, [領], neck/collar/to lead/to receive/classifier for clothes, mats, screens etc
Nà/nà, [納], surname Na, to receive/to accept/to enjoy/to bring into/to pay (tax etc)/nano- (...
退 tuì, to retreat/to decline/to move back/to withdraw
mì/bì, [祕], variant of 秘[mì], see 秘魯|秘鲁[Bì lǔ], secret/secretary
jià, to support/frame/rack/framework/classifier for planes, large vehicles, radios et...
bēi/bèi, [揹], variant of 背[bēi], to be burdened/to carry on the back or shoulder, the back of ...
duī/zhuī, to sculpt/to carve/musical instrument (old), to chase after/to seek/to do one's ...
zhá/zhà, to deep fry, to explode
shè, [䠶], old variant of 射[shè], to shoot/to launch/to allude to/radio- (chemistry)
shǎ, foolish
Zàng/cáng/zàng, Tibet/Xizang 西藏, to conceal/to hide away/to harbor/to store/to collect, storehou...
qiáo, to look at/to see/to see (a doctor)/to visit
dāi, foolish/stupid/expressionless/blank/to stay
pèng, [掽]/[踫], variant of 碰[pèng], to touch/to meet with/to bump, old variant of 碰[pèng]
niàn, [唸], variant of 念[niàn], to read aloud, to read/to study (a degree course)/to read al...
Huá/Huà/huā/huá, [華], abbr. for China, Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi/surname Hua, old variant of 花[huā]/flow...
chōng/chòng, [沖]/[衝], (of water) to dash against/to mix with water/to infuse/to rinse/to flush/to deve...
xíng, model/type (e.g. blood type)
Mài/mài, [麥], surname Mai, wheat/barley/oats
sì, [佀], to seem/to appear/to resemble/similar/-like/pseudo-/(more) than, old variant of ...
tào, cover/sheath/to encase/a case/to overlap/to interleave/bend (of a river or mount...
sī, personal/private/selfish
gǔn, [滾], to boil/to roll/to take a hike/Get lost!
shí/sì, to eat/food/animal feed/eclipse, to feed
xíng, to appear/to look/form/shape
Shí/dàn/shí, surname Shi, dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗/ten pecks/one hundred lite...
cè, [測], side/to lean/to survey/to measure/conjecture
sī, [絲], silk/thread/trace/CL:條|条[tiáo]
fáng, to protect/to defend/to guard against/to prevent
liàn, [戀], to feel attached to/to long for/to love
Wǔ/wǔ, surname Wu, martial/military
shèng, [勝], victory/success/to beat/to defeat/to surpass/victorious/superior to/to get the b...
wū, house/room/CL:間|间[jiān],個|个[gè]
Dǒu/dǒu/dòu, [鬥]/[鬦]/[鬪]/[鬭], abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Běi dǒu xīng], dry measure for grain ...
shǒu, to guard/to defend/to keep watch/to abide by the law/to observe (rules or ritual...
zhì, [緻], fine/delicate, to send/to devote/to deliver/to cause/to convey
chèn/chēng/chèng, [稱], to fit/balanced/suitable, to weigh/to state/to name/name/appellation/to praise, ...
hè/xià, [嚇], to scare/to intimidate/to threaten/(interjection showing disapproval) tut-tut/(i...
Gǔ/gǔ, surname Gu, ancient/old/paleo-
zhuàng, [狀], accusation/suit/state/condition/strong/great/-shaped
liáo, [療], to treat/to cure/therapy
cāo/cào, [撡], old variant of 操[cāo], to grasp/to hold/to operate/to manage/to control/to steer...
yí, [遺], to lose/to leave behind/to omit/to bequeath/sth lost/involuntary discharge (of u...
xún, [尋], to search/to look for/to seek
Hú/hú, [衚]/[鬍], surname Hu, non-Han people, esp. from central Asia/reckless/outrageous/what?/why...
tì, to substitute for/to take the place of/to replace/for/on behalf of/to stand in f...
yōng, [擁], to hold/to embrace/to wrap around/to gather around (sb)/to throng/to swarm/to su...
gǔ, share/portion/section/part/thigh/classifier for smells, electric currents, spira...
tiāo/tiǎo, to carry on a shoulder pole/to choose/to pick/to nitpick, to raise/to dig up/to ...
gū, paternal aunt/husband's sister/husband's mother (old)/nun/for the time being (li...
Xiàng/xiàng, [項], surname Xiang, back of neck/item/thing/term (in a mathematical formula)/sum (of ...
mó, to rub
xiǎng, [亯], to enjoy/to benefit/to have the use of, old variant of 享[xiǎng]
pèi, to join/to fit/to mate/to mix/to match/to deserve/to make up (a prescription)
jì, [跡]/[蹟], footprint/mark/trace/vestige/sign/indication/Taiwan pr. [jī], variant of 跡|迹[jì]
zǔ, to hinder/to block/to obstruct
shǔ/zhǔ, [屬], category/genus (taxonomy)/family members/dependents/to belong to/subordinate to/...
pó, grandmother/matron/mother-in-law
gǔ, bone
shè, [攝], to take in/to absorb/to assimilate/to act for/to take a photo/photo shoot/photo/...
Wěi/wēi/wěi, surname Wei, same as 逶 in 逶迤 winding, curved, to entrust/to cast aside/to shift ...
àn, [晻]/[闇], variant of 暗[àn], dark/gloomy/hidden/secret/muddled/obscure/in the dark, to clos...
xùn, [訓], example/pattern/to teach/to train/instruction
shàn, good (virtuous)/benevolent/well-disposed/good at sth/to improve or perfect
lún, [輪], wheel/disk/ring/steamship/to take turns/to rotate/by turn/classifier for big rou...
dǐng, [頂], apex/crown of the head/top/roof/most/to carry on the head/to push to the top/to ...
bīng, soldiers/a force/an army/weapons/arms/military/warlike/CL:個|个[gè]
suǒ, [鎖]/[鎻], to lock up/to lock/lock/CL:把[bǎ], old variant of 鎖|锁[suǒ]
Mù/mù, surname Mu, tree/wood/coffin/wooden/simple/numb/one of the eight ancient musical...
qiāng/qiǎng, [搶], see 搶風|抢风[qiāng fēng], to fight over/to rush/to scramble/to grab/to rob/to snatc...
dàng, [檔], official records/grade (of goods)/file/records/shelves/cross-piece/classifier fo...
qún, [羣], variant of 群[qún], group/crowd/flock, herd, pack etc
tǎn, flat/open-hearted/level/smooth
Tǔ/tǔ, Tu (ethnic group)/surname Tu, earth/dust/clay/local/indigenous/crude opium/unsop...
bàn, partner/companion/comrade/associate/to accompany
hèn, to hate/to regret
yí, to move/to shift/to change/to alter/to remove
biān, [編], to weave/to plait/to organize/to group/to arrange/to edit/to compile/to write/to...
cī/cì, (onom.) whoosh, thorn/sting/thrust/to prick/to pierce/to stab/to assassinate/to ...
háo, hair/drawing brush/(in the) least/one thousandth/currency unit, 0.1 yuan
kù, [庫], warehouse/storehouse
Róng/róng, [榮], surname Rong, glory/honor/thriving
chōng, to fill/to satisfy/to fulfill/to act in place of/substitute/sufficient/full
chuàng/chuāng, [剏]/[剙]/[創], variant of 創|创[chuàng], variant of 創|创[chuàng], a wound/cut/injury/trauma, to be...
láo/lào, [勞], toil, to console
rěn, to bear/to endure/to tolerate/to restrain oneself
shì, [勢], power/influence/potential/momentum/tendency/trend/situation/conditions/outward a...
wěn, [脗], kiss/to kiss/mouth, variant of 吻[wěn]
yíng, [營], camp/barracks/battalion/to build/to operate/to manage/to strive for
Gě/gài, [蓋], surname Ge, lid/top/cover/canopy/to cover/to conceal/to build
fǔ, seat of government/government repository (archive)/official residence/mansion/pr...
tòu, to penetrate/to pass through/thoroughly/completely/transparent/to appear/to show
zhǎng, palm of the hand/sole of the foot/paw/horseshoe/to slap/to hold in one's hand/to...
shēng, [昇]/[陞], to ascend/to rise to the rank of/to promote/to hoist/liter/measure for dry grain...
lín, [臨], to face/to overlook/to arrive/to be (just) about to/just before
zhì, wisdom/knowledge
Guī/guī, [歸], surname Gui, to return/to go back to/to give back to/(of a responsibility) to be...
zhuàng, to hit/to strike/to meet by accident/to run into/to bump against/to bump into
sōu, to search
bǎi, [擺], to arrange/to exhibit/to move to and fro/a pendulum
dǎo, [㠀]/[島], variant of 島|岛[dǎo], island/CL:個|个[gè],座[zuò]
bì, to avoid/to shun/to flee/to escape/to keep away from/to leave/to hide from
zhī, [織], to weave/to knit
zhí, [執], to execute (a plan)/to grasp
jiè, to guard against/to exhort/to admonish or warn/to give up or stop doing sth/Budd...
Fó/fú, [彿]/[髴], Buddha/Buddhism, seemingly, (female) head ornament/variant of 彿|佛[fú]
miào, [玅], clever/wonderful, variant of 妙[miào]
Xuān/xuān, surname Xuan, to declare (publicly)/to announce
làn, [爛], soft/mushy/well-cooked and soft/to rot/to decompose/rotten/worn out/chaotic/mess...
bēi, sad/sadness/sorrow/grief
fù, [婦]/[媍], woman, old variant of 婦|妇[fù]
juān/juàn/quān, to confine/to lock up/to pen in, pen (pig)/a fold, circle/ring/loop/classifier f...
jìng, to respect/to venerate/to salute/to offer
jìn/jìng, [勁], strength/energy/enthusiasm/spirit/mood/expression/interest/CL:把[bǎ], stalwart/st...
zuì, intoxicated
chǎo, to quarrel/to make a noise/noisy/to disturb by making a noise
Lóng/lóng, [龍], surname Long, dragon/CL:條|条[tiáo]/imperial
huī, [揮], to wave/to brandish/to command/to conduct/to scatter/to disperse
bǐ, that/those/(one) another
fèi, [廢]/[癈], to abolish/to abandon/to abrogate/to discard/to depose/to oust/crippled/abandone...
chū, at first/(at the) beginning/first/junior/basic
sù, raw silk/white/plain, unadorned/vegetarian (food)/essence/nature/element/constit...
dí, [敵], enemy/match/to resist/to withstand
Ōu/ōu, [歐], Europe/abbr. for 歐洲|欧洲[Ōu zhōu]/surname Ou, (used for transliteration)/old varia...
dàn, dawn/morning/day-break/day
yī, to depend on/to comply with or listen to sb/according to/in the light of
xióng, male/staminate/grand/imposing/powerful/mighty/person or state having great power...
Cháo/cháo/zhāo, abbr. for 朝鮮|朝鲜[Cháo xiǎn] Korea, imperial or royal court/government/dynasty/rei...
gōng, respectful
bǔ, [補], to repair/to patch/to mend/to make up for/to fill (a vacancy)/to supplement
Yáo/yáo, [搖], surname Yao, to shake/to rock/to row
duǒ, to hide/to dodge/to avoid
yuán, root/source/origin
Huá/huá, surname Hua, to slip/to slide/smooth/slippery/cunning
suì, to break down/to break into pieces/fragmentary
ruò, weak/feeble/young/inferior/(following a decimal or fraction) slightly less than
chòu/xiù, stench/stink/smelly/to smell (bad), sense of smell/smell bad
huàn, fantasy
Shǎn/shǎn, [閃], surname Shan, to dodge/to duck out of the way/shaken (by a fall)/to sprain/to pu...
chēn/chén, see 黑沉沉[hēi chēn chēn], to submerge/to immerse/to sink/to keep down/to lower/to ...
juǎn/juàn, [捲], to roll up/roll/classifier for small rolled things (wad of paper money, movie re...
cái, [財], money/wealth/riches/property/valuables
qiáng, [墻]/[牆], variant of 牆|墙[qiáng], wall, wall/CL:面[miàn],堵[dǔ]
quán, fist/boxing
chù, [觸], to touch/to make contact with sth/to stir up sb's emotions
xié, [脅]/[脇], flank (the side of one's torso)/to coerce/to threaten, variant of 脅|胁[xié]
Shī/shī, surname Shi, to grant/to give/to bestow/to act/to carry out
xiōng, [胷], variant of 胸[xiōng], chest/bosom/heart/mind/thorax
yùn, pregnant
yìng, hard/stiff/strong/firm/resolutely/doggedly/good (quality)/able (person)
xiāo, [銷], to melt (metal)/to cancel or annul/to sell/to spend/to fasten with a bolt/bolt o...
chóng, [蟲], lower form of animal life, including insects, insect larvae, worms and similar c...
wò, to hold/to grasp/to clench (one's fist)/to master/classifier: a handful
pò, [廹], variant of 迫[pò]/to persecute/to oppress/embarrassed, to force/to compel/to appr...
cǎi/cài, [採], to pick/to pluck/to collect/to select/to choose/to gather, color/complexion/look...
bèi, [輩], contemporaries/generation/lifetime
xiàn, limit/bound/to set a limit (on)
jù, very large/huge/tremendous/gigantic
wěi/yǐ, tail/remainder/remnant/extremity/sixth of the 28 constellations/classifier for f...
Qīng/qīng, abbr. for 青海[Qīng hǎi], Qinghai Province, nature's color/green or blue/greenish ...
Xí/xí, [蓆], surname Xi, woven mat/seat/banquet/place in a democratic assembly/classifier for...
yóu, [猶], as if/(just) like/just as/still/yet
zàn, [讃]/[讚]/[賛]/[贊], variant of 讚|赞[zàn], variant of 贊|赞[zàn]/to praise, variant of 贊|赞[zàn], to patr...
访 fǎng, [訪], to visit/to call on/to seek/to inquire/to investigate
liáng, good/very/very much
Jià/jià, [駕], surname Jia, to harness/to draw (a cart etc)/to drive/to pilot/to sail/to ride/y...
fàn/Fàn, [範], pattern/model/example, surname Fan
zhū, [豬], hog/pig/swine/CL:口[kǒu],頭|头[tóu]
táo, to wash/to clean out/to cleanse/to eliminate/to dredge
dòng, cave/hole/zero (unambiguous spoken form when spelling out numbers)/CL:個|个[gè]
Guàn/guān/guàn, surname Guan, hat/crown/crest/cap, to put on a hat/to be first/to dub
wěi, [偉], big/large/great
zhēn, [珎], precious thing/treasure/culinary delicacy/rare/valuable/to value highly, variant...
lǎng, clear/bright
qiàn, deficient/to owe/to lack/yawn
Chǒu/chǒu, [醜], surname Chou, clown/2nd earthly branch: 1-3 a.m., 12th solar month (6th January ...
liè, ardent/intense/fierce/stern/upright/to give one's life for a noble cause/exploit...
cūn, [邨], village, variant of 村[cūn]
duī, to pile up/to heap up/a mass/pile/heap/stack/large amount
qìng, [慶], to celebrate
lǜ/shuài, rate/frequency, to lead/to command/rash/hasty/frank/straightforward/generally/us...
yù, [庽], to reside/to imply/to contain/residence, variant of 寓[yù]
Wèi/wèi, [謂], surname Wei, to speak/to say/to name/to designate/meaning/sense
Yú/yú, [餘], surname Yu, (archaic) I/me/variant of 餘|余[yú], surplus, extra/surplus/remaining/...
hé, [覈], pit/stone/nucleus/nuclear/to examine/to check/to verify, variant of 核[hé]/to inv...
sǔn, [損], to decrease/to lose/to damage/to harm/(coll.) to speak sarcastically/to deride/c...
biàn, [辯], to dispute/to debate/to argue/to discuss
mō/mó, to feel with the hand/to touch/to stroke/to grope/to feel (one's pulse), variant...
tú, way/route/road
mǐn, quick/nimble/agile/clever/smart
bǎn, a register/block of printing/edition/version/page
dìng, [訂], to agree/to conclude/to draw up/to subscribe to (a newspaper etc)/to order
jù, entirely/without exception
chě/chǐ, one of the characters used to represent a musical note in gongche notation, 工尺譜|...
shǔ, rat/mouse/CL:隻|只[zhī]
mù, [幙], curtain or screen/canopy or tent/headquarters of a general/act (of a play), old ...
hàn, regret (sense of loss or dissatisfaction)
gé, to separate/to partition/to stand or lie between/at a distance from/after or at ...
chè, [徹], thorough/penetrating/to pervade/to pass through
chā, [揷], to insert/stick in/pierce/to take part in/to interfere/to interpose, old variant...
Shàng/shàng, surname Shang, still/yet/to value/to esteem
gòu, [構], to construct/to form/to make up/to compose/literary composition/paper mulberry (...
xù, [緒], beginnings/clues/mental state/thread
tǔ/tù, to spit/to put/to say, to vomit/to throw up
chuī, to blow/to play a wind instrument/to blast/to puff/to boast/to brag/to end in fa...
kē, [顆], classifier for small spheres, pearls, corn grains, teeth, hearts, satellites etc
nìng/Níng/níng, [寕]/[寧]/[甯], old variant of 寧|宁[nìng], abbr. for Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region 寧夏回族自治區|宁夏回族自治...
fá, [罰]/[罸], to punish/to penalize, variant of 罰|罚[fá]
xiāng, [鄉], country or countryside/native place/home village or town/township (PRC administr...
háo, grand/heroic
zhēng, [徵], journey/trip/expedition/to go on long campaign/to attack, to invite/to recruit/t...
kuò, to enclose/to include/also pr. [guā]
wěn, [穩], settled/steady/stable
dǎn, [膽], the gall/the nerve/courage/guts/gall bladder
jiǎ, first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]/(used for an unspecified perso...
pèi, [珮], to respect/to wear (belt etc), girdle ornaments
Qǐ/qǐ, [啟], Qi son of Yu the Great 禹[Yǔ], reported founder of the Xia Dynasty 夏朝[Xià Cháo] (...
shǎng, [賞], to bestow (a reward)/to give (to an inferior)/to hand down/a reward (bestowed by...
zhèn, to shake/to vibrate/to jolt/to quake/excited/shocked/one of the Eight Trigrams 八...
shù, to state/to tell/to narrate/to relate
zhèn, [陣], disposition of troops/wave/spate/burst/spell/short period of time/classifier for...
guāi, (of a child) obedient, well-behaved/clever/shrewd/alert/perverse/contrary to rea...
yǎo, [齩], to bite/to nip, variant of 咬[yǎo]
mì, honey
pīn, to piece together/to join together/to stake all/adventurous/at the risk of one's...
Chí/chí, surname Chi, pond/reservoir/moat
xū, [虛], emptiness/void/abstract theory or guiding principles/empty or unoccupied/diffide...
pín, [頻], frequency/frequently/repetitious
wéi, [違], to disobey/to violate/to separate/to go against
zhěn, [診], to examine or treat medically
lào/luò, [絡], small net, net-like
cí, [辤]/[辭], old variant of 辭|辞[cí], to resign/to dismiss/to decline/to take leave/ballad (ar...
xiàn, [獻], to offer/to present/to dedicate/to donate/to show/to put on display/worthy perso...
Nóng/nóng, [農]/[辳], surname Nong, peasant/to farm/agriculture/diligent (old)/government field offici...
yīn, [婣], marriage connections, variant of 姻[yīn]
huī, to restore/to recover/great
miáo, depict/to trace (a drawing)/to copy/to touch up
pī/pǐ, [疋], mate/one of a pair, classifier for horses, mules etc/Taiwan pr. [pī]/ordinary pe...
ruǎn, [軟]/[輭], soft/flexible, variant of 軟|软[ruǎn]
chún, [純], pure/simple/unmixed/genuine
tiē, [貼], to stick/to paste/to post (e.g. on a blog)/to keep close to/to fit snugly/to sub...
lüè, [畧], plan/strategy/outline/summary/slightly/rather/to rob/to plunder/to summarize, va...
Lù/liù/lù, [陸], surname Lu, six (banker's anti-fraud numeral), shore/land/continent
zǎi/zài, [載], year/to record in writing (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [zài]), to carry/to conv...
jià, (of a woman) to marry/to marry off a daughter/to shift (blame etc)
hǎn, to yell/to shout/to call out for (a person)
huī, ash/dust/lime/gray/discouraged/dejected
shuāi, to throw down/to fall/to drop and break
hǎn/chǎng, [廠], "cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 ...
yuàn, to blame/to complain
Jiǎn/jiǎn, surname Jian, scissors/shears/clippers/CL:把[bǎ]/to cut with scissors/to trim/to ...
dòu, [荳], variant of 豆[dòu], bean/pea/CL:棵[kē],粒[lì]/sacrificial vessel
dǎng/dàng, [擋]/[攩], to resist/to obstruct/to hinder/to keep off/to block (a blow)/to get in the way ...
hú/hù, [䊀]/[餬], variant of 糊[hú], muddled/paste/scorched, paste/cream, congee/making a living
wò, [臥], to lie/to crouch
yù, field/region/area/domain (taxonomy)
xián, [閑]/[閒], to stay idle/to be unoccupied/not busy/leisure/enclosure, variant of 閑|闲, idle/u...
tú/Tú, [塗], to apply (paint etc)/to smear/to daub/to blot out/to scribble/to scrawl/(literar...
ài, [礙], to hinder/to obstruct/to block
guì/jǔ, [櫃], variant of 櫃|柜[guì], Salix multinervis, cupboard/cabinet/wardrobe
cái, to cut out (as a dress)/to cut/to trim/to reduce/to diminish/to cut back (e.g. o...
zhàng, [賬], account/bill/debt/CL:本[běn],筆|笔[bǐ]
gù, hard/strong/solid/sure/assuredly/undoubtedly/of course/indeed/admittedly
lòu, to leak/to divulge/to leave out by mistake/waterclock or hourglass (old)
jiā/jiá/jià, [夾]/[裌], to press from either side/to place in between/to sandwich/to carry sth under arm...
jí, [輯], to gather up/to collect/to edit/to compile
pēn/pèn, [噴], to puff/to spout/to spray/to spurt, (of a smell) strong/peak season (of a crop)/...
shì, [飾], decoration/ornament/to decorate/to adorn/to hide/to conceal (a fault)/excuse (to...
zāi, [災]/[烖]/[菑], disaster/calamity, variant of 災|灾[zāi], old variant of 災|灾[zāi]
xīn, happy
tān, [灘], beach/shoal/CL:片[piàn]
chuǎng, [闖], to rush/to charge/to dash/to break through/to temper oneself (through battling h...
yuán, [圓], circle/round/circular/spherical/(of the moon) full/unit of Chinese currency (Yua...
Yán/yán, surname Yan, to prolong/to extend/to delay
píng, [凴]/[憑], variant of 憑|凭[píng], to lean against/to rely on/on the basis of/no matter (how,...
juān, to contribute/to donate/contribution/tax/to abandon
zhēng/zhèng, [掙], see 掙扎|挣扎[zhēng zhá], to struggle to get free/to strive to acquire/to make (mone...
Kuān/kuān, [寬], surname Kuan, lenient/wide/broad
shǐ, [駛], to gallop/speedily/to proceed to/to pilot (ship, plane etc)/to sail
shēn, to stretch/to extend
xī, to separate/to divide/to analyze
méi, medium/intermediary/matchmaker/go-between/abbr. for 媒體|媒体[méi tǐ], media, esp. n...
jǔ, [榘], variant of 矩[jǔ], carpenter's square/rule/regulation/pattern/to carve
rào, [繞]/[遶], to wind/to coil (thread)/to rotate around/to spiral/to move around/to go round (...
Yì/yì, surname Yi, benefit/profit/advantage/beneficial/to increase/to add/all the more
bì, wall/rampart
huì, [匯]/[彙]/[滙], to remit/to converge (of rivers)/to exchange, class/collection, variant of 匯|汇[h...
suō, [縮], to withdraw/to pull back/to contract/to shrink/to reduce/abbreviation/also pr. [...
Shī/shī, [詩], abbr. for Shijing 詩經|诗经[Shī jīng], the Book of Songs, poem/CL:首[shǒu]/poetry/ver...
shū, different/unique/special/very/(classical) to behead/to die/to cut off/to separat...
hán, to keep/to contain/to suck (keep in your mouth without chewing)
shuǎi, to throw/to fling/to swing/to leave behind/to throw off/to dump (sb)
rán, to burn/to ignite/to light/fig. to spark off (hopes)/to start (debate)/to raise ...
chǎo, to sauté/to stir-fry/to speculate/to hype/to fire (sb)
yūn/yùn, [暈], confused/dizzy/giddy/to faint/to swoon/to lose consciousness/to pass out, dizzy/...
cháng, [償], to repay/to compensate for/to recompense/to fulfill (hopes etc)
àn, [㟁], variant of 岸[àn], bank/shore/beach/coast/CL:個|个[gè]
shéng, [繩], rope/CL:根[gēn]
shé, [虵], variant of 蛇[shé], snake/serpent/CL:條|条[tiáo]
liàn, [鏈], chain/cable (unit of length: 100 fathoms, about 185 m)/chain (unit of length: 66...
Bó/báo/bó/bò, surname Bo, thin/cold in manner/indifferent/weak/light/infertile, meager/slight/...
xiā, blind/groundlessly/foolishly/to no purpose
Qí/qí, [齊], (name of states and dynasties at several different periods)/surname Qi, neat/eve...
āi, hey!/(interjection used to attract attention or to express surprise or disapprob...
zhú, to pursue/to chase/individually/one by one
jiān, shoulder/to shoulder (responsibilities etc)
Zhù/zhù, [築], short name for Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Guì yáng], five-string lute/Taiwan pr. [zhú], to bu...
jiān, [艱], difficult/hard/hardship
dòng, [凍], to freeze/to feel very cold/aspic or jelly
zūn, to observe/to obey/to follow/to comply with
jiàng, [醬], thick paste of fermented soya bean/marinated in soya paste/paste/jam
齿 chǐ, [齒], tooth/CL:顆|颗[kē]
Hū/hū, surname Hu, to neglect/to overlook/to ignore/suddenly
cháng, [腸]/[膓], intestines, old variant of 腸|肠[cháng]
yā, to mortgage/to pawn/to detain in custody/to escort and protect/(literary) to sig...
bō, glass
姿 zī, beauty/disposition/looks/appearance
Shào/zhào, surname Shao/name of an ancient state that existed in what is now Shaanxi Provin...
róu, soft/flexible/supple/yielding/rho (Greek letter Ρρ)
jiē, [堦]/[階], variant of 階|阶[jiē], rank or step/stairs
xiē, to rest
亿 yì, [億], 100 million
jiāo, [膠], to glue/glue/gum/rubber
mián, to sleep/to hibernate
仿 fǎng, [倣]/[彷], to imitate/to copy, variant of 仿[fǎng], seemingly
cháo, tide/current/damp/moist/humid
shě/Shè/shè, [捨], to give up/to abandon/to give alms, surname She, residence
yàn, [醼], feast/repose, variant of 宴[yàn]
tù, [兎], variant of 兔[tù], rabbit
nài, how can one help
wèi, stomach/CL:個|个[gè]
jǐ, [擠], to crowd in/to cram in/to force others aside/to press/to squeeze/to find (time i...
cuì, [脃], old variant of 脆[cuì], brittle/fragile/crisp/crunchy/clear and loud voice/neat
xún, [詢], to ask about/to inquire about
fēng, [䗬]/[蠭], variant of 蜂[fēng], bee/wasp, old variant of 蜂[fēng]
kuā, [誇], see 夸克[kuā kè], to boast/to exaggerate/to praise
qǐ, to plan a project/to stand on tiptoe/Taiwan pr. [qì]/abbr. for 企業|企业[qǐ yè]
dì, [遞], to hand over/to pass on sth/to gradually increase or decrease/progressively
líng, [鈴], (small) bell/CL:隻|只[zhī]
zhèn, to shake/to flap/to vibrate/to resonate/to rise up with spirit/to rouse oneself
cè, [冊], book/booklet/classifier for books
lí, [琍]/[瓈], (phonetic character used in transliteration of foreign names)/Taiwan pr. [lì]/va...
wèi, to comfort/to console/to reassure
宿 sù/Sù/xiǔ/xiù, [㝛], old variant of 宿[sù], surname Su, lodge for the night/old/former, night/classifi...
zhēng, [睜], to open (one's eyes)
bó, neck
mò, raised path/street
fǎn, to return (to)
shān/shàn, to fan/to slap sb on the face, fan/sliding, hinged or detachable flat part of st...
jī, flesh/muscle
hóu, monkey/CL:隻|只[zhī]
huāng, to get panicky/to lose one's head/(coll.) (after 得) unbearably/terribly
Líng/líng, surname Ling, to approach/to rise high/thick ice/to insult or maltreat
shuì, [稅], taxes/duties
湿 shī, [溼]/[濕], variant of 濕|湿[shī], moist/wet
bǎng/bàng/pāng/páng, [髈], upper arm/wing, to flirt, puffed (swollen), bladder, old variant of 膀[bǎng]
fú, width/roll/classifier for textiles or pictures
lèi, [淚], tears
chāi, to tear open/to tear down/to tear apart/to open
yù, jade
bì, [幣], money/coins/currency/silk
mèi, demon/magic/to charm
bāo/páo/pào, [砲], to sauté/to fry/to dry by heating, to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or par...
táo, peach
péi, to cultivate/to earth up
fǔ, decay/rotten
kǎn, to chop/to cut down/to throw sth at sb
chǒng, [寵], to love/to pamper/to spoil/to favor
yāo, waist/lower back/pocket/middle/loins
sú, custom/convention/popular/common/coarse/vulgar/secular
wān, [彎], bend/bent/CL:道[dào]
jiān/jiàn, [漸], to imbue, gradual/gradually
cuò, to handle/to manage/to put in order/to arrange/to administer/to execute/to take ...
tǎn, blanket/rug
méi, [黴], bacteria/fungi/moldy, variant of 霉[méi]
huǎn, [緩], slow/unhurried/sluggish/gradual/not tense/relaxed/to postpone/to defer/to stall/...
dòu, to stay/to stop/to tease (play with)/amusing/short pause in reading aloud, equiv...
sī, to tear
qǔ, to take a wife/to marry (a woman)
qín, [懃], diligent/industrious/hardworking/frequent/regular/constant, variant of 勤[qín]/in...
dī, a drop/to drip
diào, [釣], to fish with a hook and bait
cǎi, [跴], variant of 踩[cǎi], to step on/to tread/to stamp/to press a pedal/to pedal (a bik...
gé, animal hide/leather/to reform/to remove/to expel (from office)
Huì/huì, surname Hui, favor/benefit/to give sb property or advantage/honorific
dàn, insipid/diluted/weak/mild/light in color/tasteless/fresh/indifferent/nitrogen
lán, [攔], to block sb's path/to obstruct/to flag down (a taxi)
luó, [邏], logic/patrol
péi, [賠], to compensate for loss/to indemnify/to suffer a financial loss
āo/áo, to boil/to simmer, to cook on a slow fire/to extract by heating/to decoct/to end...
mò, desert/unconcerned
héng, to weigh/weight/measure
chèn, [趂], to avail oneself of/to take advantage of, old variant of 趁[chèn]
dùn, shield
chén, [塵], dust/dirt/earth
mà, [罵]/[駡], to scold/to abuse/to curse/CL:通[tòng],頓|顿[dùn], variant of 罵|骂[mà]
yuè, [躍], to jump/to leap
nián/zhān, glutinous/sticky/to stick/to adhere/variant of 黏[nián], to glue/to stick/to past...
pí, weary
Sù/sù, [肅], surname Su, respectful/solemn/to eliminate/to clean up
yòu, young
Jiā/jiā, surname Jia, excellent/auspicious
yìng, [暎], to reflect (light)/to shine/to project (an image onto a screen etc), old variant...
jùn/zùn, [㑺]/[儁], old variant of 俊[jùn], smart/eminent/handsome/talented, (dialectal pronunciation...
gōu, [溝], ditch/gutter/groove/gully/ravine/CL:道[dào]
kuì, [媿], old variant of 愧[kuì], ashamed
yú, [娛], to amuse
cuī, to urge/to press/to prompt/to rush sb/to hasten sth/to expedite
jiǎn, [撿], to pick up/to collect/to gather
chā/chá/chǎ, fork/pitchfork/prong/pick/cross/intersect/"X", to cross/be stuck, to diverge/to ...
shī, [獅], lion
kuī, [虧], deficiency/deficit/luckily
dūn, to crouch/to squat
fá, short of/tired
zhé, [喆], philosophy/wise, (used in given names)/variant of 哲[zhé]
pī, to drape over one's shoulders/to open/to unroll/to split open/to spread out
guǎi, to turn/to kidnap/to swindle/to misappropriate/a cane/seven (used as a substitut...
fěng, [諷], to satirize/to mock/to recite/Taiwan pr. [fèng]
quàn, [勸], to advise/to urge/to try to persuade/to exhort/to console/to soothe
guǒ, to bind/to wrap/a bundle/a parcel
huì, intelligent
wù, [霧], fog/mist/CL:場|场[cháng],陣|阵[zhèn]
nóng, [濃], concentrated/dense/strong (smell etc)
āi/ài, interjection or grunt of agreement or recognition (e.g. yes, it's me!)/to sigh, ...
kuò, [擴], enlarge
zhǔ, [煑], variant of 煮[zhǔ], to cook/to boil
tàng, [燙], to scald/to burn (by scalding)/to blanch (cooking)/to heat (sth) up in hot water...
fán, [緐], old variant of 繁[fán], complicated/many/in great numbers/abbr. for 繁體|繁体[fán tǐ]...
qiāo/qiǎo, see 悄悄[qiāo qiāo], quiet/sad
fáng, to hinder/(in the negative or interrogative) (no) harm/(what) harm
fú, to support with the hand/to help sb up/to support oneself by holding onto someth...
jǐn, [謹], cautious/careful/solemnly/sincerely (formal)
dǒu, to tremble/to shake out/to reveal/to make it in the world
Qū/qū, surname Qu, bent/to feel wronged
jiàn, [薦], to recommend/to offer sacrifice (arch.)/grass/straw mat
jūn, equal/even/all/uniform
piāo, [飃]/[飄], variant of 飄|飘[piāo], to float
máo, spear/lance/pike
zhāi, to take/to borrow/to pick (flowers, fruit etc)/to pluck/to select/to remove/to t...
rùn, [潤], to moisten/to lubricate/to embellish/moist/glossy/sleek
dài, [貸], to lend on interest/to borrow/a loan/leniency/to make excuses/to pardon/to forgi...
zǐ, purple/violet/amethyst/Lithospermum erythrorhizon (flowering plant whose root pr...
fēn, miasma/vapor
shèn, [昚], careful/cautious, old variant of 慎[shèn]
jiān/qiǎn, [淺], sound of moving water, shallow/light (color)
méi, eyebrow/upper margin
yōu, long or drawn out/remote in time or space/leisurely/to swing/pensive/worried
jì, silent/solitary/Taiwan pr. [jí]
jiān, double/twice/simultaneous/holding two or more (official) posts at the same time
guō, [鍋], pot/pan/boiler/CL:口[kǒu],隻|只[zhī]
寿 Shòu/shòu, [壽], surname Shou, long life/old age/age/life/birthday/funerary
cù, urgent/hurried/to urge/to promote/to urge haste/close/intimate
fǔ, [輔], to assist/to complement/auxiliary
lǎn, [覽], to look at/to view/to read
qí, [棊]/[碁], variant of 棋[qí], chess/chess-like game/a game of chess/CL:盤|盘[pán]/chess piece/...
Gòng/gòng, [貢], surname Gong, to offer tribute/tribute/gifts
yàn, [艶]/[艷]/[豓]/[豔], variant of 艷|艳[yàn], colorful/splendid/gaudy/amorous/romantic/to envy, old varia...
sǎng, throat/voice
zèng/zōng, [綜], heddle (device to form warp in weaving textiles)/Taiwan pr. [zòng], to sum up/to...
liè, inferior
Yù/yù, abbr. for Henan province 河南 in central China, happy/carefree/at one's ease/varia...
yǎng, [癢], variant of 癢|痒[yǎng]/to itch/to tickle, to itch/to tickle
Chái/chái, surname Chai, firewood/lean (of meat)/thin (of a person)
pàn, to hope for/to long for/to expect
chì, [翄], variant of 翅[chì], wing
xùn, rapid
shài, [曬], variant of 曬|晒[shài], (of the sun) to shine on/to bask in (the sunshine)/to dry ...
jiāo, pepper
jiù, maternal uncle
zī, to consult
wāi, askew/at a crooked angle/devious/noxious
pén, basin/flower pot/unit of volume equal to 12 斗 and 8 升, approx 128 liters/CL:個|个[...
sǎ, [灑], to sprinkle/to spray/to spill/to shed
dān, [躭], to indulge in/to delay, variant of 耽[dān]
kūn, [崐]/[崑], variant of 崑|昆[kūn], used in place names, notably Kunlun Mountains 崑崙|昆仑[Kūn lún...
shān, [刪], to delete
jiè, [屆], to arrive at (place or time)/period/to become due/classifier for events, meeting...
zhǎng/zhàng, [漲], to rise (of prices, rivers), to swell/to distend
xiāng, [廂], box (in theater)/side room/side
cōng, [怱]/[悤], hurried/hasty, variant of 匆[cōng], variant of 匆[cōng]
Miáo/miáo, Hmong or Miao ethnic group of southwest China/surname Miao, sprout
dié, [蜨], variant of 蝶[dié], butterfly/CL:隻|只[zhī]
jiǎo, crafty/cunning/sly
xī, dusk/evening/Taiwan pr. [xì]
mò, lonesome
fēn, [紛], numerous/confused/disorderly
méi, coal/CL:塊|块[kuài]
yì, descendants/frontier
hú, butterfly
zào, soap/black
shū, a comb/to comb
chóu, to worry about
Xià/shà, [廈], abbr. for Xiamen or Amoy 廈門|厦门[Xià mén], Fujian, tall building/mansion/rear anne...
chāo, to make a copy/to plagiarize/to search and seize/to raid/to grab/to go off with/...
cù, vinegar/jealousy (in love rivalry)
xié, inclined/slanting/oblique/tilting
qiān, [謙], modest
fàn, [氾]/[汎], variant of 泛[fàn], variant of 泛[fàn], to float/to be suffused with/general/exten...
tì, [屜], drawer/tier/tray
xiàn, [縣], county
kěn, [懇], earnest
huá, sly
Duì/duì, [兌], surname Dui, to cash/to exchange/to add (liquid)/to blend/one of the Eight Trigr...
mào, [貿], commerce/trade
hú, [壺], pot/classifier for bottled liquid
lián, [簾], flag used as a shop sign/variant of 簾|帘[lián], hanging screen or curtain
zhú, bamboo/CL:棵[kē],支[zhī],根[gēn]
xù/Xù, [敍]/[敘], variant of 敘|叙[xù], abbr. for Syria 敘利亞|叙利亚[Xù lì yà], to narrate/to chat
shū, vegetables
jiāo, [澆], to pour liquid/to irrigate (using waterwheel)/to water/to cast (molten metal)/to...
zhì, order/orderliness/(classifier) ten years
nèn, [嫰], tender/soft/delicate/light (color)/inexperienced/unskilled, old variant of 嫩[nèn...
hóng, rainbow
liáng, [糧], grain/food/provisions/agricultural tax paid in grain
biān, whip or lash/to flog/to whip/conductor's baton/segmented iron weapon (old)/penis...
máo, bang (hair)/fashionable/mane
wù, do not
zào, dry/parched/impatient
jiàn, [踐], to fulfill (a promise)/to tread/to walk
lí, pear/CL:個|个[gè]
tàn, wood charcoal/coal
yǐ/zhé, second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]/second in order/letter "B" or...
dūn, [噸], ton (loanword)/Taiwan pr. [dùn]
xiào, filial piety or obedience/mourning apparel
lí/Lí, [釐], variant of 釐|厘[lí], Li (c. 2000 BC), sixth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yá...
lǎo/mǔ, grandma (maternal), governess/old woman
qū, [趨], to hasten/to hurry/to walk fast/to approach/to tend towards/to converge
táng, dyke/embankment/pool or pond/hot-water bathing pool
zhòu, [驟], sudden/unexpected/abrupt/suddenly/Taiwan pr. [zòu]
chóu, [綢], (light) silk/CL:匹[pǐ]
cán, [慙]/[慚], variant of 慚|惭[cán], ashamed
cāo, rough/coarse (in texture)
zhǎi, narrow/narrow-minded/badly off
jié/jú, Platycodon grandiflorus/water bucket, variant of 橘[jú]
liú, [瀏], clear/deep (of water)/swift
tì, sneeze
bàng, near/approaching/to depend on/(slang) to have an intimate relationship with sb/T...
gāng, [綱], head rope of a fishing net/guiding principle/key link/class (taxonomy)/outline/p...
chàng, to initiate/to instigate/to introduce/to lead
屿 yǔ, [嶼], islet
yún, [勻], even/well-distributed/uniform/to distribute evenly/to share
xún, ten days/ten years/full period
mán, [饅], steamed bread

HSK 6 Characters

é/ó/ò/o, to chant, oh (interjection indicating doubt or surprise), oh (interjection indic...
Sī/sī, Slovakia/Slovak/abbr. for 斯洛伐克[Sī luò fá kè], (phonetic)/this
hēi, hey
hāi, oh alas/hey!/hi! (loanword)
fàn, to violate/to offend/to assault/criminal/crime/to make a mistake/recurrence (of ...
ma, modal particle indicating that sth is obvious/particle indicating a pause for em...
dì, emperor
lā/la, (onom.) sound of singing, cheering etc/(phonetic)/(dialect) to chat, sentence-fi...
zuì, [辠], guilt/crime/fault/blame/sin, variant of 罪[zuì], crime
hún/hùn, confused/dirty/to mix/muddy/variant of 渾|浑[hún], to mix/to mingle/muddled/to dri...
ēn, [㤙], variant of 恩[ēn], favor/grace/kindness
jié, [傑], hero/heroic/outstanding person/prominent/distinguished, variant of 傑|杰[jié]
shèng, [聖], holy/sacred/saint/sage
tàn, to explore/to search out/to scout/to visit/to stretch forward
jiān/jiàn, [監], hard/strong/solid/firm/to supervise/to inspect/jail/prison, supervisor
wā/wa, Wow!/sound of child's crying/sound of vomiting, replaces 啊[a] when following the...
mǔ, female tutor (old)/woman who looks after small children
Jí/jí, surname Ji/abbr. for Jilin Province 吉林省[Jí lín shěng], lucky/giga- (meaning bill...
Ào/ào, [奧], Austria/Austrian/abbr. for 奧地利|奥地利[Ào dì lì]/Olympic/Olympics/abbr. for 奧林匹克|奥林匹...
yù, [獄], prison
huǎng, [謊], lies/to lie
lún, [倫], human relationship/order/coherence
zōng, [蹤], footprint/trace/tracks
pì, fart/flatulence/nonsense
shī, [屍], person representing the dead (during burial ceremonies)/to put a corpse on displ...
dì, [蔕], stem (of fruit), variant of 蒂[dì]
mó, devil/magic
móu, [謀], to plan/to seek/scheme
Bō/bō, Poland/Polish/abbr. for 波蘭|波兰[Bō lán], wave/ripple/storm/surge
huǐ, [毀]/[燬]/[譭], to destroy/to damage/to ruin/to defame/to slander, variant of 毀|毁[huǐ]/to destro...
nuò, [諾], promise/consent
sā/sǎ, to let go/to cast/to let loose/to discharge/to give expression to, to scatter/to...
zhōu, prefecture/state (e.g. of US)/province (old)/administrative division (old)
xiōng, [兇], terrible/fearful, vicious/fierce/ominous/inauspicious/famine/variant of 兇|凶[xiōn...
bà/bǎi/bó, variant of 霸[bà], one hundred (old), father's elder brother/senior/paternal elde...
shěn, [審], to examine/to investigate/carefully/to try (in court)
chǔn, [惷], variant of 蠢[chǔn]/stupid, stupid/sluggish/clumsy/to wiggle (of worms)/to move i...
tǎ, [墖], pagoda/tower/minaret/stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo)/CL:座[zuò], old va...
wáng, [亾], to die/to lose/to be gone/to flee/deceased, old variant of 亡[wáng]
Lǔ/lǔ, [魯], surname Lu/Shandong Province 山東省|山东省[Shān dōng Shěng]/vassal state during the Zh...
táng, (main) hall/large room for a specific purpose/relationship between cousins etc o...
Lù/lòu/lù, surname Lu, to show/to reveal/to betray/to expose, dew/syrup/nectar/outdoors (no...
bào, to explode or burst/to quick fry or quick boil
zhèn, [鎮], to press down/to calm/to subdue/to suppress/to guard/garrison/small town/to cool...
Bào/bào, surname Bao, sudden/violent/cruel/to show or expose/to injure
niǔ, [紐], to turn/to wrench/button/nu (Greek letter Νν)
dàn, [誕], birth/birthday/brag/boast/to increase
bǔ, to catch/to seize/to capture
dǔ, [賭], to bet/to gamble
Sāi/sāi/sài/sè, Serbia/Serbian/abbr. for 塞爾維亞|塞尔维亚[Sāi ěr wéi yà], to stop up/to squeeze in/to s...
kù, ruthless/strong (e.g. of wine)/(of sb or sth) cool (loanword)
Qū/qū/qǔ, surname Qu, bent/crooked/wrong, tune/song/CL:支[zhī]
Mò/mò, surname Mo, do not/there is none who
yì, [異], different/other/hetero-/unusual/strange/surprising/to distinguish/to separate/to...
shì, oath/vow/to swear/to pledge
gù, [僱], variant of 雇[gù], to employ/to hire/to rent
yě, [埜]/[壄], old variant of 野[yě], erroneous variant of 野[yě], field/plain/open space/limit/b...
dā, to put up/to build (scaffolding)/to hang (clothes on a pole)/to connect/to join/...
zhèng/zhēng, [癥], disease/illness, abdominal tumor/bowel obstruction/(fig.) sticking point
gōng, to attack/to accuse/to study
méng/Méng/mēng/Měng, [濛]/[矇], drizzle/mist, surname Meng, to deceive/to cheat/to hoodwink/to make a wild guess
sū/Sū, [囌]/[甦]/[蘇]/[蘓], see 囉囌|啰苏[luō sū], variant of 蘇|苏[sū]/to revive, surname Su/abbr. for Soviet Uni...
hún, [䰟], old variant of 魂[hún], soul/spirit/immortal soul, i.e. that can be detached from...
shá, dialectal equivalent of 什麼|什么[shén me]
yǐn/yìn, [隱], secret/hidden/concealed/(prefix) crypto-, to lean upon
xié, [協], to cooperate/to harmonize/to help/to assist/to join
Tài/tài, Mt Tai 泰山[Tài Shān] in Shandong/abbr. for Thailand, safe/peaceful/most/grand
kàng, to resist/to fight/to defy/anti-
mài, [邁], to take a step
bǎng, [綁], to tie/bind or fasten together/to kidnap
wò, fertile/rich/to irrigate/to wash (of river)
fù, secondary/auxiliary/deputy/assistant/vice-/abbr. for 副詞|副词 adverb/classifier for...
wǎ, roof tile/abbr. for 瓦特[wǎ tè], watt (loan)
Dīng/dīng, surname Ding, fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]/fourth in order...
fěn, powder/cosmetic face powder/food prepared from starch/noodles or pasta made from...
Tú/tú, surname Tu, disciple/apprentice/believer/on foot/bare or empty/to no avail/only/...
miè, [滅], to extinguish or put out/to go out (of a fire etc)/to exterminate or wipe out/to...
gū, lone/lonely
Wǔ/wǔ, surname Wu, squad of five soldiers/to associate with/five (banker's anti-fraud n...
wén, [紋], line/trace/mark/pattern/grain (of wood etc)
cán, [殘], to destroy/to spoil/to ruin/to injure/cruel/oppressive/savage/brutal/incomplete/...
zá, to smash/to pound/to fail/to muck up/to bungle
tuō, [拕], variant of 拖[tuō], to drag/to tow/to trail/to hang down/to mop (the floor)to del...
láo, firm/sturdy/fold (for animals)/sacrifice/prison
rě, to provoke/to irritate/to vex/to stir up/to anger/to attract (troubles)/to cause...
dǎi/dài, (coll.) to catch/to seize, (literary) to arrest/to seize/to overtake/until
jié, [刦]/[刧]/[刼], variant of 劫[jié], variant of 劫[jié], variant of 劫[jié], to rob/to plunder/to se...
xí, [襲], to attack/to inherit/classifier for suits (esp. of funeral robes)
xián, to dislike/suspicion/resentment/enmity/abbr. for 嫌犯[xián fàn], criminal suspect
bù, terror/terrified/afraid/frightened
Mò/mò, surname Mo/abbr. for 墨西哥[Mò xī gē], Mexico, ink stick/China ink/CL:塊|块[kuài]/cor...
xiàn, pitfall/trap/to get stuck/to sink/to cave in/to frame (false charge)/to capture ...
dǎo, to tread on/to trample/to stamp/to fulfill/Taiwan pr. [dào]
yǎ, elegant
bī, [偪], variant of 逼[bī]/to compel/to pressure, to force (sb to do sth)/to compel/to pre...
pàn, to betray/to rebel/to revolt
chě, [撦], to pull/to tear/(of cloth, thread etc) to buy/to chat/to gossip, variant of 扯[ch...
jì, [劑], dose
nù, anger/fury/flourishing/vigorous
yè, liquid/fluid/Taiwan pr. [yì]
mó/mò, to rub/to grind/to polish/to sharpen/to wear down/to die out/to waste time/to pe...
wá, baby/doll
Xíng/xíng, surname Xing, punishment/penalty/sentence/torture/corporal punishment
pāo/pào, puffed/swollen/spongy/small lake (esp. in place names)/classifier for urine or f...
bǎo/pù, an earthwork/castle/position of defense/stronghold/used in place names, often as...
yú, to be stupid/to cheat or deceive/me or I (modest)
Shèng/chéng/shèng, surname Sheng, to hold/to contain/to ladle/to pick up with a utensil, flourishin...
Huáng, emperor/surname Huang
duó, [奪], to seize/to take away forcibly/to wrest control of/to compete or strive for/to f...
dào, [盜], to steal/to rob/to plunder/thief/bandit/robber
tài, to discard/to eliminate
liè, [獵], hunting
qián, [潛], hidden/secret/latent/to hide/to conceal/to submerge/to dive
Huò/huò, surname Huo, suddenly
shuǎng, bright/clear/crisp/open/frank/straightforward/to feel well/fine/pleasurable/invi...
zhā/zhá/zā, [紥]/[紮], to prick/to run or stick (a needle etc) into/jug (a classifier for liquids such ...
xùn, [訊], to question/to ask/to interrogate/rapid/speedy/fast/news/information
zhēn, [偵]/[遉], to scout/to spy/to detect, old variant of 偵|侦[zhēn]
yù, [慾], desire/appetite/passion/lust/greed, to wish for/to desire/variant of 慾|欲[yù]
Dù/dù, surname Du, birchleaf pear (tree)/to stop/to prevent/to restrict
dīng, to watch attentively/to fix one's attention on/to stare at/to gaze at
Lài/lài, [賴]/[頼], surname Lai, to depend on/to hang on in a place/bad/to renege (on promise)/to di...
tāi, fetus/litter/tire/abbr. of 輪胎|轮胎
zhàng, [帳], covering veil/canopy/screen/tent/variant of 賬|账[zhàng]
pāo, [拋], to throw/to toss/to fling/to cast/to abandon
zāo, to meet by chance (usually with misfortune)/classifier for events: time, turn, i...
ruò, to seem/like/as/if
yí, [儀], apparatus/rites/appearance/present/ceremony
Gōng/gōng, [宮], surname Gong, palace/temple/castration (as corporal punishment)/first note in pe...
Zǔ/zǔ, surname Zu, ancestor/forefather/grandparents
Shuǎ/shuǎ, surname Shua, to play with/to wield/to act (cool etc)/to display (a skill, one's...
zhōng, loyal/devoted/honest
Cè/cè, [筞]/[筴], surname Ce, policy/plan/scheme/bamboo slip for writing (old)/to whip (a horse)/t...
zuàn/zuān, [鑚]/[鑽], variant of 鑽|钻[zuàn], to drill/to bore/to get into/to make one's way into/to ent...
Sāng/sāng, [桒], surname Sang, mulberry tree, old variant of 桑[sāng]
jiān, point (of needle)/sharp/shrewd/pointed
jù, [懼], to fear
hén, scar/traces
jiā, beautiful/fine/good
yǎn, to cover up/to close/to surprise
huāng, desolate/shortage/scarce/out of practice/absurd/uncultivated/to neglect
dū, to supervise and direct/army title (archaic)
chè, to remove/to take away/to withdraw
yuán, to help/to assist/to aid
Láng/láng, surname Lang, (arch.) minister/official/noun prefix denoting function or status/...
mái/mán, to bury, to blame
cǎn, [慘], miserable/wretched/cruel/inhuman/disastrous/tragic/dim/gloomy
yù, bath/to bathe
qīn, to invade/to encroach/to infringe/to approach
wā, to dig/to excavate/to scoop out
shòu, [獸], beast/animal/beastly/bestial
jié, [潔], clean
chén, morning/dawn/daybreak
zòu, to play music/to achieve/to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
qī, to take unfair advantage of/to deceive/to cheat
duān, [耑], end/extremity/item/port/to hold sth level with both hands/to carry/regular, old ...
zhàng, to block/to hinder/to obstruct
cí, compassionate/gentle/merciful/kind/humane
Qiú/chóu/qiú, surname Qiu, hatred/animosity/enmity/foe/enemy/to feel animosity toward (the wea...
xùn, [遜], to abdicate/modest/yielding/unpretentious/inferior to
Lí/lí, Li ethnic group of Hainan Province/surname Li/abbr. for Lebanon 黎巴嫩[Lí bā nèn], ...
é, [頟]/[額], variant of 額|额[é], forehead/horizontal tablet or inscribed board/specified numbe...
bà/ba, [罷], to stop/to cease/to dismiss/to suspend/to quit/to finish, (final particle, same ...
liè, to split/to crack/to break open/to rend
piān, to lean/to slant/oblique/prejudiced/to deviate from average/to stray from the in...
sāng/sàng, [喪], to make funeral arrangements/to be in mourning/corpse (old), to lose/to flee/to ...
Wū/wū, [烏], abbr. for Ukraine 烏克蘭|乌克兰[Wū kè lán]/surname Wu, crow/black
yǔ, room/universe
zàng, [塟], old variant of 葬[zàng], to bury (the dead)/to inter
Dǎng/dǎng, [黨], surname Dang, party/association/club/society/CL:個|个[gè]
Zhuàng/zhuàng, [壯], Zhuang ethnic group of Guangxi, the PRC's second most numerous ethnic group/Zhua...
zhū, bead/pearl/CL:粒[lì],顆|颗[kē]
bó, flourishing/prosperous/suddenly/abruptly
Táng/táng, Tang dynasty (618-907)/surname Tang, to exaggerate/empty/in vain/old variant of ...
dàng/tàng, [盪]/[蕩], variant of 蕩|荡[dàng], variant of 燙|烫[tàng]/variant of 趟[tàng], to wash/to squand...
kòu, [釦], to fasten/to button/button/buckle/knot/to arrest/to confiscate/to deduct (money)...
Yǎng/yǎng, surname Yang, to face upward/to look up/to admire/to rely on
jūn, monarch/lord/gentleman/ruler
xiǎo, [曉], dawn/daybreak/to know/to let sb know/to make explicit
Mù/mù, surname Mu, to herd/to breed livestock/to govern (old)/government official (old)
xún, [廵], to patrol/to make one's rounds, variant of 巡[xún]
shēng, domestic animal/sacrificial animal
hūn, [昬], muddle-headed/twilight/to faint/to lose consciousness, old variant of 昏[hūn]
fán, [凢], ordinary/commonplace/mundane/temporal/of the material world (as opposed to super...
gǔ/Gǔ, [穀], grain/corn, surname Gu, valley
fèn, [憤], indignant/anger/resentment
méng, oath/pledge/union/to ally/league, a subdivision corresponding to prefecture in I...
qiè, [竊], to steal/secretly/(humble) I
Gū/gū, surname Gu, crime/sin
wěi, [偽]/[僞], false/fake/forged/bogus/Taiwan pr. [wèi], variant of 偽|伪[wěi]
Tián/tián, surname Tian, field/farm/CL:片[piàn]
lěi, bud
qīng, [傾], to overturn/to collapse/to lean/to tend/to incline/to pour out
rǔ, disgrace/dishonor/to insult/to bring disgrace or humiliation to/to be indebted t...
féng/fèng, [縫], to sew/to stitch, seam/crack/narrow slit/CL:道[dào]
huò, to confuse/to be puzzled
láng, wolf/CL:匹[pǐ],隻|只[zhī],條|条[tiáo]
mài/mò, [䘑]/[脈]/[衇], old variant of 脈|脉[mài], arteries and veins/vein (on a leaf, insect wing etc), s...
Zōng/zōng, surname Zong, school/sect/purpose/model/ancestor/clan/to take as one's model (in...
huò, [旤]/[禍], old variant of 禍|祸[huò], disaster/misfortune/calamity
pā, to lie on one's stomach/to lean forward, resting one's upper body (on a desktop ...
zé, [澤], pool/pond/(of metals etc) luster/favor or beneficence/damp/moist
yòu, [誘], to entice/to tempt
liū, to slip away/to escape in stealth/to skate
Lóng/lōng/lóng, surname Long/short for 吉隆坡[Jí lóng pō], Kuala Lumpur, sound of drums, grand/inte...
hěn, fierce/very
dǐ, to press against/to support/to prop up/to resist/to equal/to balance/to make up ...
jiē, to take the lid off/to expose/to unmask
shè, to wade/to be involved/to concern/to experience/to enter (classical)
qiān, [牽], to pull (an animal on a tether)/to lead along/to hold hands
yīng, [嬰], infant/baby
bāo, placenta/womb/born of the same parents
hú, lake/CL:個|个[gè],片[piàn]
yà, [訝], astounded
mán, [瞞], to conceal from/to keep (sb) in the dark
ā/hē, variant of 啊[ā], expel breath/my goodness
yuán, [緣], cause/reason/karma/fate/predestined affinity/margin/hem/edge/along
yú/yǔ, (archaic) I/me, to give
xiè, [洩], to leak (of water or gas)/to drip/to drain/to discharge/to leak out/to divulge (...
bō, [撥], to push aside with the hand, foot, a stick etc/to dial/to allocate/to set aside ...
ái, cancer/carcinoma/also pr. [yán]
rǔ, breast/milk
guàn, [鑵], can/jar/pot, variant of 罐[guàn]
sāo, [騷], trouble/disturbance/rumpus/flirty/coquettish/abbr. for 離騷|离骚[Lí Sāo]/literary wr...
qià, exactly/just
shàn, without authority/to usurp/to arrogate to oneself/to monopolize/expert in/to be ...
huàn, to suffer (from illness)/to contract (a disease)/misfortune/trouble/danger/worry
jiàn, [劍]/[劒], double-edged sword/CL:口[kǒu],把[bǎ]/classifier for blows of a sword, variant of 劍...
xī, [犧], sacrifice
gē, to cut/to cut apart
bá, to pull up/to pull out/to draw out by suction/to select/to pick/to stand out (ab...
niǔ, to turn/to twist/to wring/to sprain/to swing one's hips
róng, [螎], to melt/to thaw/to blend/to merge/to be in harmony, old variant of 融[róng]
bì, arm
shé, tongue
Jiāo/jiāo, surname Jiao, burnt/scorched/charred/worried/anxious/coke
fù, [賦], poetic essay/taxation/to bestow on/to endow with
jìng, [徑], footpath/track/diameter/straight/directly
chēng, [撐], to support/to prop up/to push or move with a pole/to maintain/to open or unfurl/...
ní/nì, mud/clay/paste/pulp, restrained
fàn, [販], to deal in/to buy and sell/to trade in/to retail/to peddle
hēng, to groan/to snort/to hum/to croon/humph!
sōu, classifier for ships/Taiwan pr. [sāo]
cùn, a unit of length/inch/thumb
yù, [譽], reputation
Chén/chén, [陳], surname Chen/vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC/Chen of...
chéng, [懲], to punish/to reprimand/to warn
mù, grave/tomb/mausoleum
Fú/fú, surname Fu, to lean over/to fall (go down)/to hide (in ambush)/to conceal onesel...
chán, [纏], to wind around/to wrap round/to coil/tangle/to involve/to bother/to annoy
dù, [妬], to envy (success, talent)/jealous, variant of 妒[dù]
zhuāng, [妝]/[粧], (of a woman) to adorn oneself/makeup/adornment/trousseau/stage makeup and costum...
xuán/xuàn, to revolve/a loop/a circle, to whirl/immediately/variant of 鏇|镟[xuàn]
lián/Lián, [㢘]/[亷], old variant of 廉[lián], old variant of 廉[lián], surname Lian, incorruptible/hone...
yáo, [遙], distant/remote/far/far away
cè/zhāi, [側], the side/to incline towards/to lean/inclined/lateral/side, lean on one side
jiàn, [艦], warship
chóu, [籌], chip (in gambling)/token (for counting)/ticket/to prepare/to plan/to raise (fund...
zòng, [縱], warp (the vertical threads in weaving)/vertical/longitudinal/north-south (lines ...
měng, ferocious/suddenly/fierce/violent/abrupt
耀 yào, brilliant/glorious
chǐ, [恥], shame/disgrace
殿 diàn, palace hall
yǐn, [癮], addiction/craving
huàn, [喚], to call
gùn, stick/rod/truncheon
jí, sickness/disease/hate/envy/swift
bàng, see 磅秤 scale/platform balance/(loanword) pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams)
dié, [諜], to spy
jì, to be jealous of/fear/dread/scruple/to avoid or abstain from/to quit/to give up ...
kān, to endure/may/can
fèng, to offer (tribute)/to present respectfully (to superior, ancestor, deity etc)/to...
láng, corridor/veranda/porch
cāng, [倉], barn/granary/storehouse/cabin/hold (in ship)
jiàn, [鋻]/[鍳]/[鑑]/[鑒], variant of 鑑|鉴[jiàn], old variant of 鑒|鉴[jiàn], example/mirror/to view/reflectio...
rén, humane/kernel
Kǒng/kǒng, surname Kong, hole/CL:個|个[gè]/classifier for cave dwellings
gān/gǎn, [桿], pole/CL:條|条[tiáo],根[gēn], stick/pole/lever/classifier for long objects such as g...
jí, jealousy/to be jealous of
jiàn, arrow/CL:支[zhī]
zòu, to beat up/to break to pieces
zhuō, to clutch/to grab/to capture
shù, to forgive
diào, [弔], to suspend/to hang up/to hang a person, a string of 100 cash (arch.)/to lament/t...
tā/tà, see 踏實|踏实[tā shi], to tread/to stamp/to step on/to press a pedal/to investigate ...
zhào, cover/fish trap (basket)/shade
gān, [尷], embarrassed/ill at ease
yù/Yù, [欝]/[鬰]/[鬱], variant of 鬱|郁[yù], surname Yu, elegant, old variant of 鬱|郁[yù], surname Yu, den...
gà, in an embarrassing situation
bēng, to collapse/to fall into ruins/death of king or emperor/demise
Gǎng/gǎng, Hong Kong, abbr. for 香港[Xiāng gǎng]/surname Gang, harbor/port/CL:個|个[gè]
lín/lìn, to sprinkle/to drip/to pour/to drench, to filter/to strain/to drain/gonorrhea/(T...
Gōu/gōu/gòu, surname Gou, to attract/to arouse/to tick/to strike out/to delineate/to collude/...
shǔ, office/bureau/to sign
nú, slave
mí, [彌]/[瀰], full/to fill/completely/more, brimming or overflowing
fǔ, [撫], to comfort/to console/to stroke/to caress/an old term for province or provincial...
Gān/gān, surname Gan/abbr. for Gansu Province 甘肅省|甘肃省[Gān sù Shěng], sweet/willing
chún, [脣], lip, variant of 唇[chún]
jié, to cut off (a length)/to stop/to intercept/section/chunk/length
zhòu, universe
jiǎo, [攪], to disturb/to annoy/to mix/to stir
cāng, [艙], cabin/the hold of a ship or airplane
guǐ, [軌], course/path/track/rail
mán, [蠻], barbarian/bullying/very/quite/rough/reckless
xiá, [俠], knight-errant/brave and chivalrous/hero/heroic
zī, to grow/to nourish/to increase/to cause/juice/taste/(dialect) to spout/to spurt
mēn/mèn, [悶], stuffy/shut indoors/to smother/to cover tightly, bored/depressed/melancholy/seal...
zhài, [債], debt/CL:筆|笔[bǐ]
tūn, to swallow/to take
zhǒng, [腫], to swell/swelling/swollen
xiān, [僊], immortal, variant of 仙[xiān]
bēn/bèn, [犇]/[逩], to hurry/to rush/to run quickly/to elope, to go to/to head for/towards, (used in...
zhuāng/Zhuāng, [莊], variant of 莊|庄[zhuāng], surname Zhuang, farmstead/village/manor/place of busines...
xiù, sleeve/to tuck inside one's sleeve
yù, [癒], the more...(the more...)/to recover/to heal/better, variant of 愈[yù]/to heal
cí, magnetic/magnetism/porcelain
fèi, lung/CL:個|个[gè]
Chǔ/chǔ, [儲], surname Chu/Taiwan pr. [Chú], to store/to save/to have in reserve/heir/Taiwan pr...
Pān/fān, surname Pan, foreign country/foreigner/foreign (non-Chinese)/barbarian/classifie...
Xiāo/xiào, surname Xiao/Taiwan pr. [Xiào], similar/resembling/to resemble/to be like
cháo/zhāo, to ridicule/to mock, see 嘲哳, (onom.) twitter/twittering sound
yǎng, oxygen (chemistry)
Jǐng/jǐng, Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy/surname Jing, a well/CL:...
tǐng, vessel/small ship
lú, [爐]/[鑪], stove/furnace, variant of 爐|炉[lú]
qí, [旂], flag/variant of 旗[qí], banner/flag/(in Qing times) refers to Manchurian ruling c...
áng, to lift/to raise/to raise one's head/high/high spirits/soaring/expensive
diàn, [墊], pad/cushion/mat/to pad out/to fill a gap/to pay for sb/to advance (money)
dòng, [棟], classifier for houses or buildings/ridgepole (old)
dù, to cross/to pass through/to ferry
xīn, fuel/salary
téng, [騰], to soar/to gallop/to prance/to turn over/to vacate/to clear
qū, [敺]/[駈]/[驅], variant of 驅|驱[qū], old variant of 驅|驱[qū], to expel/to urge on/to drive/to run ...
dīng/dìng, [釘], nail/to follow closely/to keep at sb (to do sth)/variant of 盯[dīng], to join thi...
héng/hèng, [橫], horizontal/across/(horizontal character stroke), harsh and unreasonable/unexpect...
zéi, [賊], thief/traitor/wily/deceitful/evil/extremely
kuì, [潰], to be dispersed/to break down/to fester/to ulcerate
jū, to capture/to restrain/to constrain/to adhere rigidly to/inflexible
quǎn, dog
yòng/yōng, [傭], commission (for middleman)/brokerage fee, to hire/to employ/servant/hired labore...
yōu, [憂], to worry/to concern oneself with/worried/anxiety/sorrow/a parent's funeral/incon...
zǎi, to slaughter livestock/to govern or rule/to cheat customers/Imperial official in...
zhuì, [墜], to fall/to drop/to weigh down
bà, [覇], variant of 霸[bà], hegemon/tyrant/lord/feudal chief/to rule by force/to usurp/(in...
liú, [癅], tumor, old variant of 瘤[liú]
xī, [厀], old variant of 膝[xī], knee
yì, forced labor/corvée/obligatory task/military service/to use as servant/to enserf...
jūn/jùn, germ/bacteria/fungus/mold/Taiwan pr. [jùn], mushroom
Chóng/chóng, surname Chong, high/sublime/lofty/to esteem/to worship
Āi/āi, Ai (c. 2000 BC), sixth of legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yán dì] descended from She...
fú, to float/superficial/floating/unstable/movable/provisional/temporary/transient/i...
bēi, low/base/vulgar/inferior/humble
miù, [謬], to deceive/to confuse/to cheat/absurd/erroneous
yì, to restrain/to restrict/to keep down/or
qiào, [殼], shell/carapace/crust (earth's crust etc)/also pr. [ké]
pù/pū, [舖]/[鋪], variant of 鋪|铺[pù]/store, to spread/to display/to set up/(old) holder for door-k...
qiāng, cavity of body/barrel (e.g. engine cylinder)/compartment/tune/accent of speech
cuī, to break/to destroy/to devastate/to ravage/to repress
huǎng/huàng, [㨪], variant of 晃[huǎng], to dazzle/to flash past, to sway/to shake/to wander about
jiāng, [殭], rigid/deadlock/stiff (corpse), variant of 僵[jiāng]
tuǒ, suitable/adequate/ready/settled
wō, [窩], nest/pit or hollow on the human body/lair/den/place/to harbor or shelter/to hold...
yán, [嵒]/[巖]/[巗], cliff/rock, variant of 巖|岩[yán], variant of 岩[yán], variant of 巖|岩[yán]
zhà, [詐], to cheat/to swindle/to pretend/to feign/to draw sb out/to try to extract informa...
nüè, oppressive/tyrannical
Zhū/zhū, [諸], surname Zhu, all/various
āi/ái, in order/in sequence/close to/adjacent to, to suffer/to endure/to pull through (...
hóu, throat/larynx
pū, [撲], to throw oneself at/to pounce on/to devote one's energies/to flap/to flutter/to ...
Dǒng/dǒng, surname Dong, to supervise/to direct/director
bó, to fight/to combat/to seize
juàn, [勌], tired, old variant of 倦[juàn]
xiè, appliance/tool/weapon/shackles/also pr. [jiè]
jiū, [糺]/[糾], old variant of 糾|纠[jiū], to gather together/to investigate/to entangle/to correc...
wǎn, [輓], to pull/to draw (a cart or a bow)/to roll up/to coil/to carry on the arm/to lame...
Jìn/jìn, [晉], surname Jin/the Jin Dynasties (265-420)/Western Jin 西晉|西晋[Xī Jìn] (265-316), Eas...
zōng, [椶], palm/palm fiber/coir (coconut fiber)/brown, variant of 棕[zōng]
lán, [欄], fence/railing/hurdle/column or box (of text or other data)
shì/zhī, clan name/maiden name, see 月氏[Yuè zhī] and 閼氏|阏氏[yān zhī]
yāng, beg/center
guàn, to irrigate/to pour/to install (software)/to record (music)
pǔ, [譜], chart/list/table/register/score (music)/spectrum (physics)/to set to music
lǚ, [侶], companion
bīng/bǐng/píng, see 屏營|屏营[bīng yíng], to get rid of/to put aside/to reject/to keep control/to ho...
yì, epidemic/plague
hōng, [轟], explosion/bang/boom/rumble/to attack/to shoo away/to expel
nuó, to shift/to move
沿 yán/yàn, along/following (a line), riverside (often with 兒|儿 erhua)
xuán, [懸], to hang or suspend/to worry/public announcement/unresolved/baseless/without foun...
pín, [貧], poor/inadequate/deficient/garrulous
fù, abdomen/stomach/belly
mā/mǒ/mò, to wipe, to smear/to wipe/to erase/classifier for wisps of cloud, light-beams et...
Piáo/pò/pǔ, [樸], surname Piao/Korean surname 박 (Park, Pak, or Bak)/also pr. [Pú], Celtis sinensis...
稿 gǎo, [稾], variant of 稿[gǎo], manuscript/draft/stalk of grain
diāo, [彫]/[鵰], variant of 雕[diāo], to engrave, to carve/to engrave/shrewd/bird of prey, bird of...
là, [蠟], candle/wax
cuì, pure/unmixed/essence
tiān, to add/to increase/to replenish
dōu, [兠], pocket/bag/to wrap up or hold in a bag/to move in a circle/to canvas or solicit/...
chuǎn, to gasp/to pant/asthma
fēng, [鋒], point of a spear/edge of a tool/vanguard/forward (in sports team)
lì, [隷]/[隸], variant of 隸|隶[lì], attached to/scribe
zhàng, weaponry/to hold (a weapon)/to wield/to rely on/to depend on/war/battle
jǔ, to destroy/to stop
hún, [渾], muddy/to mix
jié, to exhaust
yán, flame/inflammation/-itis
shū/Shū, [疎], variant of 疏[shū], surname Shu, to dredge/to clear away obstruction/thin/sparse/...
chéng, to present to a superior/memorial/petition/to present (a certain appearance)/to ...
bǐ, rustic/low/base/mean/to despise/to scorn
jiān, to pan fry/to sauté
hào, to waste/to spend/to consume/to squander/news/(coll.) to delay/to dilly-dally
jīng, crystal
cuī/shuāi, mourning garments, to decline/to wane/to become weak or feeble
jué, to dig
mèi/mí, [謎], see 謎兒|谜儿[mèi r], riddle, riddle
jié/Jié, [㨗], variant of 捷[jié]/quick/nimble, Czech/Czech Republic/abbr. for 捷克[Jié kè], victo...
xiàn, [餡], stuffing/forcemeat/filling
miáo, to aim
zhān, [霑], to moisten/to be infected by/to receive benefit or advantage through a contact/t...
fù, to cover/to overflow/to overturn/to capsize
zhí, [妷]/[姪], variant of 姪|侄[zhí], variant of 姪|侄[zhí], nephew by the male line
guì, to kneel
shì, (of time) to pass/to die
zèng, [贈], to give as a present/to repel/to bestow an honorary title after death (old)
lóng/lǒng, [籠], basket/cage/flat bamboo basket used to serve dimsum 點心|点心[diǎn xin]/to cover/to ...
Chuān/chuān, abbr. for Sichuan Province 四川[Sì chuān] in southwest China, river/creek/plain/an...
wān, [灣], bay/gulf/to cast anchor/to moor (a boat)
Yì/yì, surname Yi/alternative name for 絳|绛[Jiàng] capital of the Jin State during the S...
tǒng, [筩], tube/cylinder/to encase in sth cylindrical (such as hands in sleeves etc), varia...
wán, ball/pellet/pill
tā, to collapse/to droop/to settle down
hǒu, roar or howl of an animal/bellow of rage
Méi/méi, surname Mei, classifier for coins, rings, badges, pearls, sporting medals, rocke...
biàn, to distinguish/to recognize
qíng, to raise (hand)
shēn, [紳], member of gentry
wǔ, to insult/to ridicule/to disgrace
fēng, [峯], old variant of 峰[fēng], (of a mountain) high and tapered peak or summit/mountain...
Páng/páng, [龐], surname Pang, huge/enormous/tremendous
cóng, [叢], cluster/collection/collection of books/thicket
bāo/bō, [剝], to peel/to skin/to shell/to shuck, to peel/to skin/to flay/to shuck
wàng, absurd/fantastic/presumptuous/rash
qī, paint/lacquer/CL:道[dào]/to paint (furniture, walls etc)
jīn, muscle/tendon
tān, [貪], to have a voracious desire for/to covet/greedy/corrupt
Zhào/zhào, surname Zhao, omen/to foretell/million/mega-/trillion/tera-/billion (old)
wèi, to fear
zhěn, pillow/to pillow/to rest one's head
Táo/táo, surname Tao, pottery/pleased
sòng, [訟], litigation
xué, cave/cavity/hole/acupuncture point/Taiwan pr. [xuè]
zhē, to cover up (a shortcoming)/to screen off/to hide/to conceal
shùn, to wink
dǎo, [搗], pound/beat/hull/attack/disturb/stir
chuàn, to string together/to mix up/to conspire/to rove/to make a swift or abrupt linea...
chì, red/scarlet/bare/naked
zhī, fat/rouge (cosmetics)/resin
qí, divergent/side road
Ráo/ráo, [饒], surname Rao, rich/abundant/exuberant/to add for free/to throw in as bonus/to spa...
bā, scar/scab
péng, sail
yáo, [謠], popular ballad/rumor
tān, [攤], to spread out/vendor's stand
gōu, [鈎]/[鉤], variant of 鉤|钩[gōu], to hook/to sew/to crochet/hook/check mark or tick/window ca...
Cāng/cāng, [蒼], surname Cang, dark blue/deep green/ash-gray
còu, [湊], to gather together, pool or collect/to happen by chance/to move close to/to expl...
jī/qī, [緝], to seize/to arrest/Taiwan pr. [qì], to stitch finely
chóu, [詶]/[酧]/[醻], old variant of 酬[chóu], variant of 酬[chóu], to entertain/to repay/to return/to r...
tiǎn, to lick/to lap
chù/xù, livestock/domesticated animal/domestic animal, to raise (animals)
chuí, to hang (down)/droop/dangle/bend down/hand down/bequeath/nearly/almost/to approa...
yuè, [悅], pleased
chàng, [暢], free/unimpeded/smooth/at ease/free from worry/fluent
xún, to follow/to adhere to/to abide by
zhú, [燭], candle/(literary) to illuminate
duò, [墮], to fall/to degenerate
diān, [顛], top (of the head)/apex/to fall forwards/inverted/to jolt
quàn, [劵], bond (esp. document split in two, with each party holding one half)/contract/dee...
zhōng, inner feelings
máng, blind
mó, membrane/film
bān, spot/colored patch/stripe/spotted/striped/variegated
máng/méng, see 流氓[liú máng], common people
xī, rare/uncommon/watery/sparse
rǎng, to blurt out/to shout
kuà, to step across/to stride over/to straddle/to span
Piān/biǎn/piān, surname Pian, flat/(old form of character 匾[biǎn], horizontal tablet with inscri...
xié, [㩗]/[㩦]/[擕]/[攜], old variant of 攜|携[xié], old variant of 攜|携[xié], old variant of 攜|携[xié], to ca...
lì, grain/granule/classifier for small round things (peas, bullets, peanuts, pills, ...
ǒu, [嘔], vomit
diē, to drop/to fall/to tumble/Taiwan pr. [dié]
fén, [墳], grave/tomb/CL:座[zuò]/embankment/mound/ancient book
yù, [禦], to resist/imperial/(classical) to drive (a chariot)/to manage/to govern, to defe...
Héng/héng, [恆], surname Heng, permanent/constant/fixed/usual/ordinary/rule (old)/one of the 64 t...
hǎn, rare
chāo, [鈔], money/paper money/variant of 抄[chāo]
chǎng, open to the view of all/spacious/to open wide/to disclose
luō/luo, [囉], see 囉嗦|啰嗦[luō suo], (final exclamatory particle)
zhī, limb
lóng, [嚨], throat
jī, [飢]/[饑], hungry, variant of 飢|饥[jī]
zhái, residence/(coll.) to stay in at home/to hang around at home
gǎng, [崗], mound/policeman's beat
kān, [栞], to print/to publish/publication/periodical/to peel with a knife/to carve/to amen...
zhā, slag (in mining or smelting)/dregs
jǐng, [穽], variant of 阱[jǐng], pitfall/trap
贿 huì, [賄], bribe/bribery
mián, generic term for cotton or kapok/cotton/padded or quilted with cotton
xián, [賢], worthy or virtuous person/honorific used for a person of the same or a younger g...
yān, to flood/to submerge/to drown/to irritate the skin (of liquids)/to delay
bǎng, [牓], notice or announcement/list of names/public roll of successful examinees, varian...
Yù/yù, surname Yu, to describe sth as/an analogy/a simile/a metaphor/an allegory
nǐ, [儗]/[擬], doubtful/suspicious/variant of 擬|拟[nǐ]/to emulate/to imitate, to plan to/to draf...
zào, hot-tempered/impatient
xù, to store up/to grow (e.g. a beard)/to entertain (ideas)
kǎi, [嘅], old variant of 慨[kǎi]/to sigh (with emotion), indignant/generous/to sigh (with e...
kēng, [阬], hole/pit/tunnel/to defraud, variant of 坑[kēng]/pit/hole
jǐng, [頸], neck
yàn, [燄], flame, variant of 焰[yàn]
gē, [鴿], pigeon/dove
qì, to sob
xūn, [燻]/[薰], to smoke/to fumigate/to assail the nostrils/to perfume, variant of 熏[xūn], fragr...
qiǎn, dispatch
jīn, saliva/sweat/a ferry crossing/a ford (river crossing)/abbr. for Tianjin 天津
qiáo/qiào, [翹], outstanding/to raise, to stick up/to rise on one end/to tilt
nì, contrary/opposite/backwards/to go against/to oppose/to betray/to rebel
zhù, pillar/CL:根[gēn]
làn, [濫], overflowing/excessive/indiscriminate
jiē, all/each and every/in all cases
míng, [鳴], to cry (of birds, animals and insects)
zhǔ, [囑], to enjoin/to implore/to urge
bì, detriment/fraud/harm/defeat
zhēng, to evaporate/(of cooking) to steam/torch made from hemp stalks or bamboo (old)/f...
fù, to go/to visit (e.g. another country)/to attend (a banquet etc)
xiàn, [憲], statute/constitution
chà/shā, [剎], Buddhist monastery, temple or shrine (abbr. for 剎多羅, Sanskrit ksetra), to brake
níng, to congeal/to concentrate attention/to stare
shào, a whistle/sentry
xuàn, to dazzle/to boast/to show off
kāng, generous/magnanimous
zhí, to grow/to reproduce
dāo/tāo, garrulous, to receive the benefit of
dǔ, [覩], to observe/to see, old variant of 睹[dǔ]
huì, [繪], to draw/to paint
yǐ, [蟻], ant
wán, [頑], mischievous/obstinate/to play/stupid/stubborn/naughty
suì, tunnel/underground passage
bān, [頒], to promulgate/to send out/to issue/to grant or confer
chéng, orange tree/orange (color)
niē, [揑], to pinch (with one's fingers)/to knead/to make up, variant of 捏[niē]
pō, slope/CL:個|个[gè]/sloping/slanted
pōu, to cut open/to analyze/Taiwan pr. [pǒu]
chuí, [錘]/[鎚], hammer/to hammer into shape/weight (e.g. of a steelyard or balance), variant of ...
Qiū/qiū, [坵], surname Qiu, mound/hillock/grave/classifier for fields, variant of 丘[qiū]/hilloc...
táng, chest (of body)/hollow space/throat
zhī, branch/classifier for sticks, rods, pencils etc
wàng, prosperous/flourishing/(of flowers) blooming/(of fire) roaring
xù, drunk
máng, awn (of cereals)/arista (of grain)/tip (of a blade)/Miscanthus sinensis (type of...
zào, [譟], the chirping of birds or insects/noise/clamor/buzzing/disturbance, variant of 噪[...
huī, [輝], splendor/to shine upon
dīng, sting (of mosquito, bee etc)/to say repeatedly/to urge insistently/to ask repeat...
xiàng, lane/alley
guàn, [貫], to pierce through/to pass through/to be stringed together/string of 1000 cash
jiáo, to chew/also pr. [jué]
tàn, [嘆]/[歎], to sigh/to gasp/to exclaim, variant of 嘆|叹[tàn]
xiè, to unload/to unhitch/to remove or strip/to get rid of
máng, vast, with no clear boundary/fig. hazy/indistinct/unclear/confused
lòu, low/humble/plain/ugly/mean/vulgar
tāo, [搯], to fish out (from pocket)/to scoop, variant of 掏[tāo]
qiàn/xiān, [縴]/[纖], boatman's tow-rope, fine/delicate/minute
Chén/chén, surname Chen, state official or subject in dynastic China/"Your Servant", form o...
bì, to cover/to shield/to screen/to conceal
fú, to take prisoner/prisoner of war
chàn, [顫], to tremble/to shiver/to shake/to vibrate/Taiwan pr. [zhàn]
zhuān, [塼]/[甎]/[磚], variant of 甎|砖[zhuān], variant of 磚|砖[zhuān], brick/CL:塊|块[kuài]
bó, [駁]/[駮], variegated/heterogeneous/to refute/to contradict/to ship by barge/a barge/a ligh...
qiān, [遷], to move/to shift/to change (a position or location etc)/to promote
xiāo, night
páo, gown (lined)
Hóng/hóng, surname Hong, flood/big/great
hàn, to shake/to vibrate
Zhuó/zhuó, surname Zhuo, outstanding
xiáng, to soar/to glide/variant of 詳|详[xiáng]
tū, [禿], bald/blunt
zhù, [駐], to halt/to stay/to be stationed (of troops, diplomats etc)
zhǎ, to blink/to wink
chuáng/zhuàng, banner, classifier for buildings/carriage curtain (old)
xiāo/xuē, to peel with a knife/to pare/to cut (a ball at tennis etc), to pare/to reduce/to...
qǐ, to beg
lóng, [聾], deaf
jǐn, [錦], brocade/embroidered work/bright
zhǎo, pond/pool
lù, [賂], bribe/bribery
fú, [輻], spoke of a wheel
yā, [鴉]/[鵶], crow, variant of 鴉|鸦[yā]
yè/zhuāi/zhuǎi/zhuài, to drag/to haul, to throw/to fling, alternate writing of 跩[zhuǎi], to pull/to tu...
kuò, [濶]/[闊], variant of 闊|阔[kuò], rich/wide/broad
zhòu, [皺], to wrinkle/wrinkled/to crease
hōng/hǒng/hòng, [閧]/[鬨], roar of laughter (onom.)/hubbub/to roar (as a crowd), to deceive/to coax/to amus...
xié, [諧], harmonious
bèng, to jump/to bounce/to hop
tàn, carbon (chemistry)
zǎ/zé/zhà, dialectal equivalent of 怎麼|怎么[zěn me], gnaw, loud noise/shout/suddenly
ruì, [銳], acute
fān, [㠶]/[颿], variant of 帆[fān], sail/Taiwan pr. [fán], except 帆布[fān bù] canvas, to gallop/Ta...
chì, to blame/to reprove/to reprimand/to expel/to oust/to reconnoiter/(of territory) ...
xiá, [峽], gorge
lāo, [撈], to fish up/to dredge up
tóng, [銅], copper (chemistry)/see also 紅銅|红铜[hóng tóng]/CL:塊|块[kuài]
dào, to mourn/to lament
Cháo/cháo, surname Chao, nest
bì, to protect/cover/shelter/hide or harbor
qín, generic term for birds and animals/birds/to capture (old)
lǚ, shoe/to tread on
jìn, to immerse/to soak/to steep/gradually
xián, [啣]/[衘]/[銜], variant of 銜|衔[xián], variant of 銜|衔[xián], bit (of a bridle)/to hold in the mou...
róng, [絨], velvet/woolen
qiāo/què, a freckle/lentigo, small bird/sparrow/also pr. [qiǎo]
xī, to extinguish/to put out (fire)/to quench/to stop burning/to go out (of fire, la...
zhàng, a staff/a rod/cane/walking stick/to flog with a stick (old)
wù, to comprehend/to apprehend/to become aware
sì, Buddhist temple/mosque/government office (old)
shuāng, frost/white powder or cream spread over a surface/frosting/(skin) cream
Ōu/ōu, [毆], surname Ou, to beat up/to hit sb
dùn, [鈍], blunt/stupid
féng, to meet by chance/to come across/to fawn upon
shē, extravagant
cuò, obstructed/to fail/to oppress/to repress/to lower the tone/to bend back/to dampe...
piē/piě, to cast away/to fling aside, to throw/to cast/left-slanting downward brush strok...
xián, bow string/string of musical instrument/watchspring/chord (segment of curve)/hyp...
qiā, to pick (flowers)/to pinch/to nip/to pinch off/to clutch/(slang) to fight
mèi, to conceal/dark
yōng, ordinary/to use
gē/gé, [擱], to place/to put aside/to shelve, to bear/to stand/to endure
Liáng/liáng, [樑], name of Kingdoms and Dynasties at different periods/surname Liang, beam of roof/...
yǒng, [湧], to bubble up/to rush forth, to bubble up/to rush forth
Zhì/zhì, [摯], surname Zhi, sincere
tán, [壇]/[罈], altar, earthen jar
qiào, [竅], hole/opening/orifice (of the human body)/(fig.) key (to the solution of a proble...
xīng, fishy (smell)
xī, [晳]/[皙], understanding, variant of 晰[xī]/variant of 皙|晰[xī], white/variant of 晰[xī]
xiáng, auspicious/propitious
zhǐ, imperial decree/purport/aim/purpose
dié, [曡]/[疉]/[疊], variant of 疊|叠[dié], variant of 疊|叠[dié], to fold/to fold over in layers/to furl...
kuàng, frame (e.g. door frame)/casing/fig. framework/template/to circle (i.e. draw a ci...
bēi, a monument/an upright stone tablet/stele/CL:塊|块[kuài],面[miàn]
Péng/péng, surname Peng, fleabane (family Asteraceae)/disheveled/classifier for luxuriant p...
fù, to order
niàng, [釀], to ferment/to brew/to make honey (of bees)/to lead to/to form gradually/wine/stu...
láo/lào, [嘮], to chatter, to gossip/to chat (dialect)
shù, villa
yì, also
fá, to cut down/to fell/to dispatch an expedition against/to attack/to boast/Taiwan ...
yān/yàn/yè, [嚥], narrow pass/throat/pharynx, variant of 嚥|咽[yàn], to choke (in crying), to swallo...
lán, [惏], avaricious, old variant of 婪[lán]
tì, fearful/respectful
zhì, [稺]/[穉], infantile/young, old variant of 稚[zhì], variant of 稚[zhì]
pù, to air/to sun
kǔn, [綑], a bunch/to tie together/bundle, variant of 捆[kǔn]
bó/pō, to anchor/touch at/to moor, lake/Taiwan pr. [bó]
xiù, to smell/to sniff/to nose
cí, chinaware/porcelain/china
yú, [漁], fisherman/to fish
yā/yǎ, [啞], (onom.) sound of cawing/sound of infant learning to talk/variant of 呀[yā], dumb/...
chí, [馳], run fast/speed/spread/gallop
xiè, bits/fragments/crumbs/filings/trifling/trivial/to condescend to
hōng, to bake/to heat by fire/to set off by contrast
zāi, to grow/to plant/to insert/to force on sb/to fall head first
míng, [銘], to engrave/inscribed motto
yuān, [寃], injustice/grievance/wrong, old variant of 冤[yuān]
xī, [谿], creek/rivulet, variant of 溪[xī]
zhōu, boat
yì, [繹], continuous/to interpret/to unravel/to draw silk (old)
zhàng, [脹], dropsical/swollen/to swell/to be bloated
sì, four (banker's anti-fraud numeral)/unrestrained/wanton/(literary) shop
jiàn, [濺], to splash
bàn, to mix/to mix in/to toss (a salad)
fēn, leave instructions/to order
tī, pick (as teeth)
jīng, [莖], stalk/stem/CL:條|条[tiáo]
shù, [竪]/[豎], variant of 豎|竖[shù], to erect/vertical/vertical stroke (in Chinese characters)
kū, dried up
chuí/zhuī, a hammer, spine
miǎn, to exhort/to make an effort
fù, [縛], to bind/to tie/Taiwan pr. [fú]
náo, [撓], to scratch/to thwart/to yield
yá, precipice/cliff/Taiwan pr. [yái]
tān, [癱], paralyzed
fǔ, [俛]/[頫], variant of 俯[fǔ], to look down/to stoop, variant of 俯[fǔ]
mò, foam/suds
tíng, pavilion/booth/kiosk/erect
pēng, cooking method/to boil sb alive (capital punishment in Imperial China)
kē/kè, to tap/to knock (against sth hard)/to knock (mud from boots, ashes from a pipe e...
miào, [廟], temple/ancestral shrine/CL:座[zuò]/temple fair
Pō/pō, [頗], surname Po, rather/quite/considerably (Taiwan pr. [pǒ])/oblique/inclined/slantin...
nì, [膩], greasy/soft/unctuous/intimate/tired of
lüè, to take over by force/to rob/to plunder/to brush over/to skim/to sweep
xiá, [轄], to govern/to control/having jurisdiction over/linchpin of a wheel (archaic)/nois...
fáng, animal fat
shèn, [滲], to seep/to ooze/to horrify
pān, to climb (by pulling oneself up)/to implicate/to claim connections of higher sta...
bā, denote a sound or sharp noise (gunfire etc)
mā/mǎ/mà, [螞], dragonfly, ant, grasshopper
dǎi, bad/wicked/evil
biē, to choke/to stifle/to restrain/to hold back/to hold in (urine)/to hold (one's br...
lā/lǎ, (onom.) sound of wind, rain etc, (phonetic)
jiǎo, [繳], to hand in/to hand over/to seize
Zhèng, [鄭], Zheng state during the Warring States period/surname Zheng/abbr. for 鄭州|郑州[Zhèng...
yín, [唫], to chant/to recite/to moan/to groan/cry (of certain animals and insects)/song (a...
róng, to dissolve/soluble
liù/lù, [磟], see 碌碡[liù zhou], laborious/small stone/to record/to tape/to write down/to hire/...
jiāo, [嬌], lovable/pampered/tender/delicate/frail
mán/màn, turnip/Brassica campestris, creeper/to spread
lǜ, [濾], to strain/to filter
chà, fork in road/bifurcation/branch in road, river, mountain range etc/to branch off...
chán/zhǎn, [嶃]/[嶄], variant of 嶄|崭[chán], variant of 嶄|崭[zhǎn], precipitous, high/very
shí, [蝕], to nibble away at sth/to eat into/to erode
rú, scholar/Confucian
pěng, to clasp/to cup the hands/to hold up with both hands/to offer (esp. in cupped ha...
Xī/xī, surname Xi, former times/the past/Taiwan pr. [xí]
zhì, [擲], to toss/to throw dice/Taiwan pr. [zhí]
kuì, [餽]/[饋], to make an offering to the gods/variant of 饋|馈[kuì], food/to make a present
tiē/tiě/tiè, fitting snugly/appropriate/suitable/to paste (same as 貼|贴[tiē])/to obey (same as...
qiǎn, [譴], punishment/scold
sòng, [頌], ode/eulogy/to praise in writing/to wish (in letters)
tuò, saliva/to spit
hóng, great/magnificent/macro (computing)/macro-
huàn, [瘓], illness/numbness of the limbs
fū, to spread/to lay out/to apply (powder, ointment etc)/sufficient (to cover)/enoug...
miǎo, (of an expanse of water) vast/distant and indistinct/tiny or insignificant
pì, biased/low/rustic/secluded
zhà, [搾], variant of 榨[zhà]/to press/to extract (juice), to press/to extract (juice)/devic...
chéng/Chéng/dèng, [澂], variant of 澄[chéng], surname Cheng, clear/limpid/to clarify/to purify, (of liqui...
bā/pá, to hold on to/to cling to/to dig up/to rake/to push aside/to climb/to pull out/t...
yù, abundant
yá, bud/sprout
dèng, to open (one's eyes) wide/to stare at/to glare at
xiá, [狹]/[陿], narrow/narrow-minded, old variant of 狹|狭[xiá]
tì, tears/nasal mucus
zhuō, awkward/clumsy/dull/inelegant/(polite) my/Taiwan pr. [zhuó]
gōng, [躳], body/oneself/personally/to bow, old variant of 躬[gōng]
rèn, [飪]/[餁], cooked food/to cook (until ready), variant of 飪|饪[rèn]
càn, [燦], glorious/bright/brilliant/lustrous/resplendent
Chāng/chāng, surname Chang, prosperous/flourishing
xiù, [銹], to corrode/to rust
qué, lame
zhuó/zuó, to cut (gems), see 琢磨[zuó mo]
xiān, to lift (a lid)/to rock/to convulse
xiǔ, rotten
Qú/jù/qú, surname Qu, how can it be that?, big/stream or canal/drain/ditch/CL:條|条[tiáo]/hi...
níng/nǐng/nìng, [擰], to pinch/wring, mistake/to twist, stubborn
chè/zhé, [轍], to remove/to withdraw, rut/track
bèi, [憊], exhausted
zhì, [幟], flag
cí, female/Taiwan pr. [cī]
jiǎn, [揀], to choose/to pick/to sort out/to pick up
zhǎn, [斬], to behead (as form of capital punishment)/to chop
Yuè/yuè, [嶽], surname Yue, wife's parents and paternal uncles, surname Yue, high mountain/high...
Tuò/tà/tuò, surname Tuo, to make a rubbing (e.g. of an inscription), to expand/to push sth w...
pī/pǐ, to hack/to chop/to split open/(of lightning) to strike, to split in two/to divid...
lǔ, [虜], prisoner of war/to capture/to take prisoner
dào, paddy/rice (Oraza sativa)
zhì, [滯], sluggish
bīn, [濱], shore/beach/coast/bank/to border on
miè, [衊], to belittle/nothing, defiled with blood
Qīn/qīn, [欽], surname Qin, to respect/to admire/to venerate/by the emperor himself
cì/sì, to wait on, to watch/to wait/to examine/to spy
yíng, full/filled/surplus
biàn, [辮], a braid or queue/to plait
fèi, to boil
Jiǎn/jiǎn, abbr. for 柬埔寨[Jiǎn pǔ zhài], Cambodia, card/note/letter/old variant of 揀|拣[jiǎn]
bǐng, third of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shí tiān gān]/third in order/letter "C" or r...
biǎn, [貶], to diminish/to demote/to reduce or devaluate/to disparage/to censure/to deprecia...
Jū/jū, surname Ju, to bring up/to rear/Taiwan pr. [jú]
rǎng, soil/earth
gāng/gàng, [槓], flagpole/footbridge, variant of 槓|杠[gàng], thick pole/bar/rod/thick line/to mark...
cuàn, [竄], to flee/to scuttle/to exile or banish/to amend or edit
qià, accord/to make contact/to agree/to consult with/extensive
kěn, to gnaw/to nibble/to bite
Yǐng/yǐng, [穎], surname Ying, head of grain/husk/tip/point/clever/gifted/outstanding
bà, [壩], dam/dike/embankment/CL:條|条[tiáo]
zhù, [鑄], to cast or found metals
huáng, brilliant
xìn, [釁], quarrel/dispute/a blood sacrifice (arch.)
qiè, timid/cowardly/rustic
Gǒu/gǒu, surname Gou, if/supposing/careless/negligent/temporarily
chǐ, extravagant/wasteful/exaggerating
qì, as yet/until
bàng, [謗], to slander/to defame/to speak ill of
mì, [覓]/[覔], to seek/to find, old variant of 覓|觅[mì]
xiù, [綉]/[繡], variant of 繡|绣[xiù], to embroider/embroidery
pò, soul/mortal soul, i.e. attached to the body
dī, [隄], dike/Taiwan pr. [tí], variant of 堤[dī]
xū, ruins/(literary) village/variant of 圩[xū]/country fair
mì, to secrete/to excrete/also pr. [bì]
yù/zhōu, see 葷粥|荤粥[Xūn yù], congee/gruel/porridge/CL:碗[wǎn]
bīn, [瀕], to approach/to border on/near
qǐn, [寑]/[寢], old variant of 寢|寝[qǐn], to lie down
kuàng, [曠], to neglect/to skip (class or work)/to waste (time)/vast/loose-fitting
líng, clever
kǎi/qǐ, [豈], old variant of 愷|恺[kǎi]/old variant of 凱|凯[kǎi], how? (emphatic question)
xì, crack/crevice/gap or interval/loophole/discord/rift
rèn, [靭]/[靱]/[韌], variant of 韌|韧[rèn], old variant of 韌|韧[rèn], annealed/pliable but strong/tough/...
bì, [痺], paralysis/numbness
yǎn, to spread out/to develop/to overflow/to amplify/superfluous
bào/pù, shower (rain), waterfall
lǒng, [攏], to gather together/to collect/to approach/to draw near to/to add/to sum up/to co...
fěi, [誹], slander
wěi, to wither/to drop/to decline/spiritless/Taiwan pr. [wēi]
bàn, petal/segment/clove (of garlic)/piece/section/fragment/valve/lamella/classifier ...
lōu/lǒu, [摟], to draw towards oneself/to gather/to gather up (one's gown, sleeves etc)/to grab...
hàn, [扞], variant of 捍[hàn], to ward off (a blow)/to withstand/to defend
wǎng, to twist/crooked/unjust/in vain
fú, bundle wrapped in cloth
gāng/káng, [摃], to raise aloft with both hands, to carry on one's shoulder, old variant of 扛[gān...
pái, irresolute
jiè, [誡], commandment/to prohibit
huái, see 徘徊[pái huái], to dither/to hesitate/to pace back and forth/irresolute
péng, swollen
sòng, [誦], to read aloud/to recite
bāi, to break off or break open sth with one's hands/(fig.) to break off (a relations...
róu, to knead/to massage/to rub
kǎn/qiàn, see 赤嵌樓|赤嵌楼[Chì kǎn lóu], to inlay/to embed
dá, sore/boil/scab
hán, to contain/to include/culvert
tāo, overflow/torrent-dash
gē, pimple/wart
suō, to suck/to incite
shuò, [爍], bright/luminous
āo, a depression/indentation/concave/hollow
jiǎng, [槳], oar/paddle
xū/yù, [籲], sh/hush, implore, to implore
pèi, copious/abundant
yù/yùn, reconciled/smooth, an iron/to iron
shāo, to bring sth to sb/to deliver
wù, to meet (socially)
shāi, [篩], to filter/to sift/to sieve
cuán/zǎn, [攢], to bring together, to collect/to hoard/to accumulate/to save
yì, firm and resolute/staunch
xiè, [瀉], to flow out swiftly/to flood/a torrent/diarrhea/laxative
kān, to investigate/to survey/to collate
sǒng, [聳], to excite/to raise up/to shrug/high/lofty/towering
wěn, involved/tangled/disorderly/confused/chaotic/Taiwan pr. [wèn]
shēn, groan
xiāng, [鑲], to inlay/to embed/ridge/border
mù, to bathe/to cleanse/to receive/to be given
ǎi, [藹], friendly
huā/huá, [嘩]/[譁], crashing sound, cat-calling sound/clamor/noise, variant of 嘩|哗[huá]
gài, [匃]/[匄], to beg for alms/beggar, variant of 丐[gài], variant of 丐[gài]
miǎo, to despise/small/variant of 渺[miǎo]
wū, [誣], to accuse falsely
wěi, [緯], latitude/woof (horizontal thread in weaving)/weft
líng, mound/tomb/hill/mountain
jiǎo, [僥], by mere luck
sè, [澀]/[澁], astringent/tart/acerbity/unsmooth/rough (surface)/hard to understand/obscure, ol...
suō, suck
diàn, to think of/to remember/to miss
qī, [悽]/[淒], intense cold/frigid/dismal/grim/bleak/sad/mournful/also written 淒|凄[qī], variant...
xiáo, [殽], variant of 淆[xiáo], confused and disorderly/mixed/Taiwan pr. [yáo]
cǎi, [倸], variant of 睬[cǎi], to pay attention/to take notice of/to care for
mào, luxuriant
sì, [飤]/[飼], old variant of 飼|饲[sì], to raise/to rear/to feed
mù, amicable/harmonious
zhǔ, [矚], to gaze at/to stare at
jùn, (of mountains) high/harsh or severe
gēng, [畊], variant of 耕[gēng], to plow/to till
lìn, [恡], stingy, variant of 吝[lìn]
yāng, calamity
hàn, drought
gài, [鈣], calcium (chemistry)
chén, 5th earthly branch: 7-9 a.m., 3rd solar month (5th April-4th May), year of the D...
zhū, tree trunk/stump (tree root)/a plant/classifier for trees or plants/to involve o...
duò, lazy
xuān, [諠], clamor/noise, variant of 喧[xuān]/old variant of 諼|谖[xuān]
tū, convex/to stick out/Taiwan pr. [tú]
bì/pì, [闢], king/monarch/to enlist/to repel/to avoid, law/variant of 闢|辟[pì], to dispel/to r...
kuò, big/empty/open
béng, need not/(contraction of 不 and 用)
jià, to sow grain/(farm) crop
tāo, [濤], big wave/Taiwan pr. [táo]
xí, daughter-in-law
zhāng, manifest
sǎo, older brother's wife/sister-in-law
tà, to step on
lèng, to look distracted/to stare blankly/distracted/blank/(coll.) unexpectedly/rash/r...
cuō, to rub or roll between the hands or fingers/to twist
dēng, to step on/to tread on/to wear/Taiwan pr. [dèng]
shāo, tip of branch
chǎn, [闡], to express/to disclose/to enlighten/to open
liàng, to dry in the air/(fig.) to cold-shoulder
diāo, to hold in the mouth
huǎng, [怳], variant of 恍[huǎng], disappointed/flurried/indistinct
sè, [嗇], stingy
kuāng, basket/CL:隻|只[zhī]
lǚ, [屢], time and again/repeatedly/frequently
bǔ/bū/bù, [餔], to feed, to eat/evening meal, see 餔子|哺子[bù zi]
xiāo, [瀟], river name/sound of rain and wind
huì, [諱], to avoid mentioning/taboo word/name of deceased emperor or superior
méng, to sprout/to bud/to have a strong affection for (slang)/adorable (loanword from ...
shū, to express/to give expression to/variant of 紓|纾[shū]/to relieve
jǔ, to chew/to masticate
bǒ/bò, to winnow, dust pan/toss (as waves)
xiōng, [洶], torrential rush/tumultuous
ài, [曖], (of daylight) dim/obscure/clandestine/dubious
chuò/zhuì, [綴], variant of 輟|辍[chuò], to sew/to stitch together/to combine/to link/to connect/to...
jīng, to be fearful/apprehensive
pàn, edge/side/boundary/bank (of a river etc)/shore
fǎng, [紡], to spin (cotton or hemp etc)/fine woven silk fabric
jué, crabby/tough
chè, clear (water)/thorough
xiào, [嘯], to hiss/to whistle
shuàn, to rinse/to trick/to fool sb/to cook by dipping finely sliced ingredients briefl...
yú, [輿], carriage/sedan chair/world
yùn, [醞], to brew
zào, [竈], kitchen stove/kitchen, variant of 灶[zào]
kǎn, [偘], upright and honest/cheerful/to chat idly/to boast/to talk smoothly, old variant ...
lìn, [賃], to rent
gǒng, [鞏], secure/solid
diàn, to fix/to settle/a libation to the dead
zhēn, to pour/to deliberate
yùn, [蘊], to accumulate/to hold in store/to contain/to gather together/to collect/depth/in...
dì, [締], closely joined/connection/knot
è, to restrain/to check/to hold back
wǎn, to sigh in regret or pity/Taiwan pr. [wàn]
zhòu, [晝], daytime
dǒu, steep/precipitous/abrubtly/suddenly/unexpectedly
pì, to give an example
chān, [攙], to assist by the arm/to mix/to support/to sustain
bèng, to burst forth/to spurt/to crack/split
xǐ, (literary) to change one's residence
kuàng, eye socket
bèi, [狽], a legendary wolf/distressed/wretched
jī, [譏], to ridicule
chèng, steelyard/Roman balance/CL:臺|台[tái]
Yù/wèi, surname Yu/place name, Artemisia japonica/luxuriant/resplendent/impressive
zhuó, to pour wine/to drink wine/to deliberate/to consider
ài, pass/defile/narrow/confined/in distress
lì, clever
dài, idle/lazy/negligent/careless
hé, [閡], obstruct
cáo, bustling/tumultuous/noisy
mí/mī, [瞇], to blind (as with dust)/Taiwan pr. [mǐ], to narrow one's eyes/to squint
cháng, lower garment/skirts/petticoats/garments
chóu, [疇], arable fields/cultivated field/class/category
diàn, [澱], shallow water, sediment/precipitate
qiào, [陗], high and steep/precipitous/severe or stern, variant of 峭[qiào]
lǒng, [壟], ridge between fields/row of crops/grave mound
zhān, to gaze/to view
yáo, [殽]/[餚], variant of 肴[yáo], meat dishes/mixed viands, variant of 肴[yáo]
dàn, [憚], dread/fear/dislike
tuǒ, [橢], ellipse
jiǎn, [儉], frugal/thrifty/needy
chóu, dense/crowded/thick/many
cháng/tǎng, see 倘佯[cháng yáng], if/supposing/in case
chà, [詫], to be surprised/to be astonished
cāng, [滄], blue-green or azure (of water)/vast (of water)/cold
xiá, red clouds
jiāng, border/boundary
chán, [饞], gluttonous/greedy/to have a craving
zhuó, [濁], turbid/muddy/impure
báo, hail
duō, quiver/woolen cloth
gài, to irrigate
xuān, genial and warm
zhǔ, to lean on/to prop on
cuō, deliberate/to polish
Liáo, [遼], short name for Liaoning 遼寧|辽宁[Liáo níng] province/Liao or Khitan dynasty (907-11...
hūn, [葷], strong-smelling vegetable (garlic etc)/non-vegetarian food (meat, fish, spicy fo...
chuī, to cook food
kuà, to carry (esp. slung over the arm, shoulder or side)
qiáo, [僑], emigrant/to reside abroad
bó, sea-going vessels/ship
qiè, [鍥], to cut/to carve/to engrave/to chisel/fig. to chisel away at
yuán, [轅], shafts of cart/yamen
yǒng, [踴], leap, leap

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