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Chinese Classifiers

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Rank Count Hanzi Trad
Simpl
Pinyin English translation
#1 32777 S ge4

· individual

· this

· that

· size

· classifier for people or objects in general

ge4

· variant of 個|个[ge4]

#2 29051 S ming2

· name

· noun (part of speech)

· place (e.g. among winners)

· famous

· classifier for people

#3 24700 S Yuan2

· surname Yuan

· the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

yuan2

· currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan)

· first

· original

· primary

· fundamental

· constituent

· part

· era (of a reign)

· (math.) argument

· variable

· (Tw) (geology) eon

#4 22297 S Nian2

· surname Nian

nian2

· year

· CL:個|个[ge4]

nian2

· grain

· harvest (old)

· variant of 年[nian2]

#5 18281 S ci4

· next in sequence

· second

· the second (day, time etc)

· secondary

· vice-

· sub-

· infra-

· inferior quality

· substandard

· order

· sequence

· hypo- (chemistry)

· classifier for enumerated events: time

#6 13518 S sui4

· variant of 歲|岁[sui4], year

· years old

sui4

· classifier for years (of age)

· year

· year (of crop harvests)

#7 11227 S tian1

· day

· sky

· heaven

#8 10224 S wei4

· position

· location

· place

· seat

· classifier for people (honorific)

· classifier for binary bits (e.g. 十六位 16-bit or 2 bytes)

#9 6546 S tiao2

· strip

· item

· article

· clause (of law or treaty)

· classifier for long thin things (ribbon, river, road, trousers etc)

#10 6423 S hao2

· roar

· cry

· CL:個|个[ge4]

hao4

· ordinal number

· day of a month

· mark

· sign

· business establishment

· size

· ship suffix

· horn (wind instrument)

· bugle call

· assumed name

· to take a pulse

· classifier used to indicate number of people

#11 5402 S jia1

· see 傢伙|家伙[jia1 huo5]

Jia1

· surname Jia

jia1

· home

· family

· (polite) my (sister, uncle etc)

· classifier for families or businesses

· refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China

· noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#12 5038 S liang4

· classifier for vehicles

#13 4850 S Mi3

· surname Mi

mi3

· rice

· CL:粒[li4]

· meter (classifier)

#14 4350 S dian3

· point

· dot

· drop

· speck

· o'clock

· point (in space or time)

· to draw a dot

· to check on a list

· to choose

· to order (food in a restaurant)

· to touch briefly

· to hint

· to light

· to ignite

· to pour a liquid drop by drop

· (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch 更[geng1]

· dot stroke in Chinese characters

· classifier for items

#15 4341 S zhong3

· seed

· species

· kind

· type

· classifier for types, kinds, sorts

zhong4

· to plant

· to grow

· to cultivate

#16 3963 S Xiang4

· surname Xiang

xiang4

· back of neck

· item

· thing

· term (in a mathematical formula)

· sum (of money)

· classifier for principles, items, clauses, tasks, research projects etc

#17 3816 S bu4

· ministry

· department

· section

· part

· division

· troops

· board

· classifier for works of literature, films, machines etc

#18 3572 S ju2

· narrow

ju2

· office

· situation

· classifier for games: match, set, round etc

#19 3564 S Zhang1

· surname Zhang

zhang1

· to open up

· to spread

· sheet of paper

· classifier for flat objects, sheet

· classifier for votes

#20 3411 S jian4

· item

· component

· classifier for events, things, clothes etc

#21 3399 S qi3

· to rise

· to raise

· to get up

· to set out

· to start

· to appear

· to launch

· to initiate (action)

· to draft

· to establish

· to get (from a depot or counter)

· verb suffix, to start

· (before place or time) starting from

· classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance

· classifier for groups: batch, group

#22 3329 S chang2

· threshing floor

· classifier for events and happenings: spell, episode, bout

chang3

· large place used for a specific purpose

· stage

· scene (of a play)

· classifier for sporting or recreational activities

· classifier for number of exams

chang2

· variant of 場|场[chang2]

chang3

· variant of 場|场[chang3]

#23 3182 S fen4

· classifier for gifts, newspaper, magazine, papers, reports, contracts etc

· variant of 分[fen4]

#24 3133 S Duan4

· surname Duan

duan4

· paragraph

· section

· segment

· stage (of a process)

· classifier for stories, periods of time, lengths of thread etc

#25 3008 S ji2

· level

· grade

· rank

· step (of stairs)

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· classifier: step, level

#26 2841 S chu3

· to reside

· to live

· to dwell

· to be in

· to be situated at

· to stay

· to get along with

· to be in a position of

· to deal with

· to discipline

· to punish

chu4

· place

· location

· spot

· point

· office

· department

· bureau

· respect

· classifier for locations or items of damage: spot, point

#27 2682 S Tai2

· Taiwan (abbr.)

· surname Tai

tai2

· (classical) you (in letters)

· variant of 臺|台[tai2]

tai2

· desk

· table

· counter

Tai2

· Taiwan (abbr.)

tai2

· platform

· stage

· terrace

· stand

· support

· station

· broadcasting station

· classifier for vehicles or machines

tai2

· typhoon

#28 2544 公里 S gong1 li3

· kilometer

#29 2489 S jie4

· to arrive at (place or time)

· period

· to become due

· classifier for events, meetings, elections, sporting fixtures, years (of graduation)

#30 2395 分钟 S fen1 zhong1

· minute

#31 2270 S pi1

· to ascertain

· to act on

· to criticize

· to pass on

· classifier for batches, lots, military flights

· tier (for the ranking of universities and colleges)

#32 2193 S lei4

· kind

· type

· class

· category

· similar

· like

· to resemble

#33 2099 S kuai4

· lump (of earth)

· chunk

· piece

· classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc

· (coll.) classifier for money and currency units

#34 2055 S fen1

· to divide

· to separate

· to distribute

· to allocate

· to distinguish (good and bad)

· part or subdivision

· fraction

· one tenth (of certain units)

· unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm

· minute

· a point (in sports or games)

· 0.01 yuan (unit of money)

fen4

· part

· share

· ingredient

· component

#35 1879 S hui2

· to circle

· to go back

· to turn around

· to answer

· to return

· to revolve

· Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims)

· time

· classifier for acts of a play

· section or chapter (of a classic book)

hui2

· to curve

· to return

· to revolve

hui2

· variant of 迴|回[hui2]

#36 1821 毫米 S hao2 mi3

· millimeter

#37 1812 S tao4

· to cover

· to encase

· cover

· sheath

· to overlap

· to interleave

· to model after

· to copy

· formula

· harness

· loop of rope

· (fig.) to fish for

· to obtain slyly

· classifier for sets, collections

· bend (of a river or mountain range, in place names)

· tau (Greek letter Ττ)

#38 1774 S zuo4

· seat

· base

· stand

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects

#39 1765 S zhi3

· only

· merely

· just

· but

zhi3

· but

· only

zhi3

· grain that has begun to ripen

· variant of 衹|只[zhi3]

zhi3

· variant of 祇|只[zhi3]

zhi1

· classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc

#40 1712 S dao4

· road

· path

· CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3]

· principle

· truth

· morality

· reason

· skill

· method

· Dao (of Daoism)

· to say

· to speak

· to talk

· classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process

· (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)

#41 1679 美元 S Mei3 yuan2

· American dollar

· US dollar

#42 1639 S Fang1

· surname Fang

fang1

· square

· power or involution (mathematics)

· upright

· honest

· fair and square

· direction

· side

· party (to a contract, dispute etc)

· place

· method

· prescription (medicine)

· just when

· only or just

· classifier for square things

· abbr. for square or cubic meter

#43 1610 S ceng2

· layer

· stratum

· laminated

· floor (of a building)

· storey

· classifier for layers

· repeated

· sheaf (math.)

#44 1566 S du4

· to pass

· to spend (time)

· measure

· limit

· extent

· degree of intensity

· degree (angles, temperature etc)

· kilowatt-hour

· classifier for events and occurrences

duo2

· to estimate

· Taiwan pr. [duo4]

#45 1563 S lun2

· wheel

· disk

· ring

· steamship

· to take turns

· to rotate

· by turn

· classifier for big round objects: disk, or recurring events: round, turn

#46 1524 S Bu4

· surname Bu

bu4

· a step

· a pace

· walk

· march

· stages in a process

· situation

#47 1513 S jian1

· between

· among

· within a definite time or space

· room

· section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars

· classifier for rooms

jian4

· gap

· to separate

· to thin out (seedlings)

· to sow discontent

#48 1471 S suo3

· actually

· place

· classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc

· that which

· particle introducing a relative clause or passive

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#49 1454 S kou3

· mouth

· classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc)

· classifier for bites or mouthfuls

#50 1448 S gou1

· variant of 勾[gou1]

ju4

· sentence

· clause

· phrase

· classifier for phrases or lines of verse

#51 1433 S juan1

· to confine

· to lock up

· to pen in

juan4

· pen (pig)

· a fold

quan1

· circle

· ring

· loop

· classifier for loops, orbits, laps of race etc

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· to surround

· to circle

#52 1405 S qi1

· variant of 期[qi1]

· period

· cycle

qi1

· a period of time

· phase

· stage

· classifier for issues of a periodical, courses of study

· time

· term

· period

· to hope

· Taiwan pr. [qi2]

#53 1322 S pian1

· disk

· sheet

pian4

· thin piece

· flake

· a slice

· film

· TV play

· to slice

· to carve thin

· partial

· incomplete

· one-sided

· classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water

· classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc

· used with numeral 一[yi1]: classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound etc

#54 1321 系列 S xi4 lie4

· series

· set

#55 1233 S xie1

· some

· few

· several

· measure word indicating a small amount or small number (greater than 1)

#56 1201 S sou1

· classifier for ships

· Taiwan pr. [sao1]

#57 1192 S hu4

· a household

· door

· family

#58 1191 S dun1

· ton (loanword)

· Taiwan pr. [dun4]

#59 1108 S bei4

· (two, three etc) -fold

· times (multiplier)

· double

· to increase or multiply

#60 1098 S Zhi1

· surname Zhi

zhi1

· to support

· to sustain

· to erect

· to raise

· branch

· division

· to draw money

· classifier for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions

#61 1083 S Zhou1

· surname Zhou

· Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BC)

zhou1

· to make a circuit

· to circle

· circle

· circumference

· lap

· cycle

· complete

· all

· all over

· thorough

· to help financially

zhou1

· week

· weekly

· variant of 周[zhou1]

#62 1025 S jia4

· to support

· frame

· rack

· framework

· classifier for planes, large vehicles, radios etc

#63 968 S Ri4

· abbr. for 日本[Ri4 ben3], Japan

ri4

· sun

· day

· date, day of the month

#64 944 平方米 S ping2 fang1 mi3

· square meter

#65 913 S bi3

· pen

· pencil

· writing brush

· to write or compose

· the strokes of Chinese characters

· classifier for sums of money, deals

· CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]

#66 833 S dong4

· classifier for houses or buildings

· ridgepole (old)

#67 823 S Zu3

· surname Zu

zu3

· to form

· to organize

· group

· team

· classifier for sets, series, groups of people, batteries

#68 815 S pian1

· sheet

· piece of writing

· bound set of bamboo slips used for record keeping (old)

· classifier for written items: chapter, article

#69 782 S dai4

· to substitute

· to act on behalf of others

· to replace

· generation

· dynasty

· age

· period

· (historical) era

· (geological) eon

#70 741 S Mei2

· surname Mei

mei2

· classifier for coins, rings, badges, pearls, sporting medals, rockets, satellites etc

· tree trunk

· whip

· wooden peg, used as a gag for marching soldiers (old)

#71 716 S sheng1

· sound

· voice

· tone

· noise

· classifier for sounds

#72 715 S kuan3

· section

· paragraph

· funds

· CL:筆|笔[bi3],個|个[ge4]

· classifier for versions or models (of a product)

#73 656 S gen1

· root

· basis

· classifier for long slender objects, e.g. cigarettes, guitar strings

· CL:條|条[tiao2]

· radical (chemistry)

#74 650 S mu3

· old variant of 畝|亩[mu3]

mu3

· old variant of 畝|亩[mu3]

mu3

· classifier for fields

· unit of area equal to one fifteenth of a hectare

mu3

· old variant of 畝|亩[mu3]

#75 649 S tou2

· head

· hair style

· the top

· end

· beginning or end

· a stub

· remnant

· chief

· boss

· side

· aspect

· first

· leading

· classifier for pigs or livestock

· CL:個|个[ge4]

tou5

· suffix for nouns

#76 631 S dui4

· right

· correct

· couple

· pair

· towards

· at

· for

· to face

· opposite

· to treat (sb a certain way)

· to match together

· to adjust

· to fit

· to suit

· to answer

· to reply

· classifier: couple

#77 628 厘米 S li2 mi3

· centimeter

#78 615 人次 S ren2 ci4

· person-times

· visits

· classifier for number of people participating

#79 607 S Cheng2

· surname Cheng

cheng2

· to succeed

· to finish

· to complete

· to accomplish

· to become

· to turn into

· to be all right

· OK!

· one tenth

#80 592 S miao3

· second (of time)

· unit of angle or arc equivalent to one sixtieth of a degree

#81 584 S jin1

· catty

· weight equal to 0.5 kg

· (Tw) weight equal to 0.6 kg

#82 563 周年 S zhou1 nian2

· anniversary

· annual

#83 558 立方米 S li4 fang1 mi3

· cubic meter (unit of volume)

#84 551 公顷 S gong1 qing3

· hectare

#85 550 S Feng1

· surname Feng

feng1

· to confer

· to grant

· to bestow a title

· to seal

· classifier for sealed objects, esp. letters

#86 550 S mian4

· face

· side

· surface

· aspect

· top

· classifier for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags etc

mian4

· variant of 麵|面[mian4]

mian4

· flour

· noodles

· (of food) soft (not crunchy)

· (slang) (of a person) ineffectual

· spineless

#87 534 S mu4

· curtain or screen

· canopy or tent

· headquarters of a general

· act (of a play)

mu4

· old variant of 幕[mu4]

· curtain

· screen

#88 518 S ben3

· roots or stems of plants

· origin

· source

· this

· the current

· root

· foundation

· basis

· classifier for books, periodicals, files etc

· originally

#89 515 S ke1

· classifier for small spheres, pearls, corn grains, teeth, hearts, satellites etc

#90 508 线 S xian4

· variant of 線|线[xian4]

xian4

· thread

· string

· wire

· line

· CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3],根[gen1]

#91 502 周岁 S zhou1 sui4

· one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday)

#92 490 S ping2

· bottle

· vase

· pitcher

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· classifier for wine and liquids

ping2

· variant of 瓶[ping2]

#93 481 公斤 S gong1 jin1

· kilogram (kg)

#94 479 S li4

· example

· precedent

· rule

· case

· instance

#95 461 S Lu4

· surname Lu

lu4

· road

· CL:條|条[tiao2]

· journey

· route

· line (bus etc)

· sort

· kind

#96 437 S ye4

· variant of 夜[ye4]

ye4

· night

#97 420 S tang1

· old variant of 趟[tang1]

tang1

· to wade

· to trample

· to turn the soil

tang4

· classifier for times, round trips or rows

· a time

· a trip

#98 411 S bian4

· variant of 遍[bian4]

bian4

· everywhere

· all over

· classifier for actions: one time

#99 392 S li3

· variant of 裡|里[li3]

li3

· lining

· interior

· inside

· internal

· also written 裏|里[li3]

Li3

· Li (surname)

li3

· li, ancient measure of length, approx. 500 m

· neighborhood

· ancient administrative unit of 25 families

· (Tw) borough, administrative unit between the township 鎮|镇[zhen4] and neighborhood 鄰|邻[lin2] levels

#100 370 S Ren4

· surname Ren

ren4

· to assign

· to appoint

· to take up a post

· office

· responsibility

· to let

· to allow

· to give free rein to

· no matter (how, what etc)

· classifier for the number of terms served in office, post, or rank

#101 357 S dun4

· to stop

· to pause

· to arrange

· to lay out

· to kowtow

· to stamp (one's foot)

· at once

· classifier for meals, beatings, scoldings etc: time, bout, spell, meal

#102 353 S gu3

· thigh

· part of a whole

· portion of a sum

· (stock) share

· strand of a thread

· low-level administrative unit, translated as "section" or "department" etc, ranked below 科[ke1]

· classifier for long winding things like ropes, rivers etc

· classifier for smoke, smells etc: thread, puff, whiff

· classifier for bands of people, gangs etc

· classifier for sudden forceful actions

#103 352 S qun2

· variant of 群[qun2]

qun2

· group

· crowd

· flock, herd, pack etc

#104 352 S yuan2

· person

· employee

· member

#105 349 S Zong1

· surname Zong

zong1

· school

· sect

· purpose

· model

· ancestor

· clan

· to take as one's model (in academic or artistic work)

· classifier for batches, items, cases (medical or legal), reservoirs

#106 349 S ke4

· to be able to

· to subdue

· to restrain

· to overcome

· gram

· Tibetan unit of land area, about 6 ares

Ke4

· Ke (c. 2000 BC), seventh of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God

ke4

· variant of 克[ke4]

· to subdue

· to overthrow

· to restrain

kei1

· to scold

· to beat

ke4

· variant of 剋|克[ke4]

#107 335 S ze2

· (conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but

· then

· standard

· norm

· principle

· to imitate

· to follow

· classifier for written items

#108 334 S ye4

· page

· leaf

#109 322 S pan2

· plate

· dish

· tray

· board

· hard drive (computing)

· to build

· to coil

· to check

· to examine

· to transfer (property)

· to make over

· classifier for food: dish, helping

· to coil

· classifier for coils of wire

· classifier for games of chess

#110 314 S Dao1

· surname Dao

dao1

· knife

· blade

· single-edged sword

· cutlass

· CL:把[ba3]

· (slang) dollar (loanword)

· classifier for sets of one hundred sheets (of paper)

· classifier for knife cuts or stabs

#111 308 S yan3

· eye

· small hole

· crux (of a matter)

· CL:隻|只[zhi1],雙|双[shuang1]

· classifier for big hollow things (wells, stoves, pots etc)

#112 305 平方公里 S ping2 fang1 gong1 li3

· square kilometer

#113 301 S Pan1

· surname Pan

fan1

· foreign (non-Chinese)

· barbarian

· classifier for occurrences (of an event, action or speech utterance)

· classifier for iterations: times, -fold (as in twofold etc)

· classifier for situations: kind, sort

#114 294 S Shuang1

· surname Shuang

shuang1

· two

· double

· pair

· both

· even (number)

#115 284 S fu2

· width

· roll

· classifier for textiles or pictures

#116 279 种种 S zhong3 zhong3

· all kinds of

#117 279 S Men2

· surname Men

men2

· gate

· door

· CL:扇[shan4]

· gateway

· doorway

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· opening

· valve

· switch

· way to do something

· knack

· family

· house

· (religious) sect

· school (of thought)

· class

· category

· phylum or division (taxonomy)

· classifier for large guns

· classifier for lessons, subjects, branches of technology

· (suffix) -gate (i.e. scandal; derived from Watergate)

#118 264 S jie1

· see 節骨眼|节骨眼[jie1 gu5 yan3]

jie2

· festival

· holiday

· node

· joint

· section

· segment

· part

· to economize

· to save

· to abridge

· moral integrity

· classifier for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#119 263 S zhan4

· station

· to stand

· to halt

· to stop

· branch of a company or organization

· website

#120 254 英镑 S Ying1 bang4

· pound sterling

#121 251 S ju4

· tool

· device

· utensil

· equipment

· instrument

· talent

· ability

· to possess

· to have

· to provide

· to furnish

· to state

· classifier for devices, coffins, dead bodies

#122 250 S dui1

· to pile up

· to heap up

· a mass

· pile

· heap

· stack

· large amount

#123 246 S huo3

· meals (abbr. for 伙食[huo3 shi2])

· variant of 夥|伙[huo3]

huo3

· companion

· partner

· group

· classifier for groups of people

· to combine

· together

#124 243 S pai2

· a row

· a line

· to set in order

· to arrange

· to line up

· to eliminate

· to drain

· to push open

· platoon

· raft

· classifier for lines, rows etc

#125 238 S xiang1

· box

· trunk

· chest

#126 237 S ke1

· classifier for trees, cabbages, plants etc

#127 219 S piao4

· ticket

· ballot

· banknote

· CL:張|张[zhang1]

· person held for ransom

· amateur performance of Chinese opera

· classifier for groups, batches, business transactions

#128 216 S tai1

· fetus

· litter

· tire

· abbr. of 輪胎|轮胎

#129 212 S Zhang1

· surname Zhang

zhang1

· chapter

· section

· clause

· movement (of symphony)

· seal

· badge

· regulation

· order

#130 212 S Huan2

· surname Huan

huan2

· ring

· hoop

· loop

· (chain) link

· classifier for scores in archery etc

· to surround

· to encircle

· to hem in

#131 208 小时 S xiao3 shi2

· hour

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#132 205 S Ban1

· surname Ban

ban1

· team

· class

· squad

· work shift

· ranking

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· classifier for groups

#133 204 S di1

· a drop

· to drip

#134 202 S jie2

· to cut off (a length)

· to stop

· to intercept

· section

· chunk

· length

#135 201 S Jue2

· surname Jue

jiao3

· angle

· corner

· horn

· horn-shaped

· unit of money equal to 0.1 yuan

· CL:個|个[ge4]

jue2

· role (theater)

· to compete

· ancient three legged wine vessel

· third note of pentatonic scale

#136 194 S shan1

· to fan

· to slap sb on the face

shan4

· fan

· sliding, hinged or detachable flat part of sth

· classifier for doors, windows etc

#137 192 S zai3

· to record in writing

· to carry (i.e. publish in a newspaper etc)

· Taiwan pr. [zai4]

· year

zai4

· to carry

· to convey

· to load

· to hold

· to fill up

· and

· also

· as well as

· simultaneously

#138 190 S ba3

· to hold

· to contain

· to grasp

· to take hold of

· handle

· particle marking the following noun as a direct object

· classifier for objects with handle

· classifier for small objects: handful

ba4

· handle

#139 185 S ding3

· apex

· crown of the head

· top

· roof

· most

· to carry on the head

· to push to the top

· to go against

· to replace

· to substitute

· to be subjected to (an aerial bombing, hailstorm etc)

· (slang) to "bump" a forum thread to raise its profile

· classifier for headwear, hats, veils etc

#140 181 S juan3

· to roll up

· roll

· classifier for small rolled things (wad of paper money, movie reel etc)

juan4

· scroll

· book

· volume

· chapter

· examination paper

· classifier for books, paintings: volume, scroll

juan3

· to roll (up)

· to sweep up

· to carry on

· roll

#141 179 S zhuang1

· stump

· stake

· pile

· classifier for items

#142 167 S he2

· small box

· case

#143 165 日元 S Ri4 yuan2

· Japanese yen (unit of currency)

· also written 日圓|日圆

#144 161 S jiao3

· foot

· leg (of an animal or an object)

· base (of an object)

· CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]

· classifier for kicks

jue2

· variant of 角[jue2]

· role

#145 156 S dai4

· pouch

· bag

· sack

· pocket

#146 156 S si1

· silk

· thread

· trace

· CL:條|条[tiao2]

· classifier: a thread (of cloud, smoke etc), a bit, an iota, a hint (of sth) etc

#147 156 S shen1

· body

· life

· oneself

· personally

· one's morality and conduct

· the main part of a structure or body

· pregnant

· classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset

· Kangxi radical 158

#148 155 S tong3

· bucket

· (trash) can

· barrel (of oil etc)

· CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

#149 152 S lian3

· face

· CL:張|张[zhang1],個|个[ge4]

#150 147 S bei1

· cup

· trophy cup

· classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup

bei1

· variant of 杯[bei1]

bei1

· variant of 杯[bei1]

· trophy cup

· classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup

#151 147 S hang2

· a row

· series

· age order (of brothers)

· profession

· professional

· relating to company

xing2

· to walk

· to go

· to travel

· a visit

· temporary

· makeshift

· current

· in circulation

· to do

· to perform

· capable

· competent

· effective

· all right

· OK!

· will do

· behavior

· conduct

· Taiwan pr. [xing4] for the behavior-conduct sense

#152 146 S lie4

· to arrange

· to line up

· row

· file

· series

· column

#153 145 S chuang2

· banner

zhuang4

· classifier for buildings

· carriage curtain (old)

#154 141 S chuan4

· to string together

· to skewer

· to connect wrongly

· to gang up

· to rove

· string

· bunch

· skewer

· classifier for things that are strung together, or in a bunch, or in a row: string of, bunch of, series of

· to make a swift or abrupt linear movement (like a bead on an abacus)

· to move across

#155 141 S wan3

· variant of 碗[wan3]

wan3

· variant of 碗[wan3]

wan3

· variant of 碗[wan3]

wan3

· bowl

· cup

· CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]

#156 135 S fa1

· to send out

· to show (one's feeling)

· to issue

· to develop

· to make a bundle of money

· classifier for gunshots (rounds)

fa4

· hair

· Taiwan pr. [fa3]

#157 135 S Xi2

· surname Xi

xi2

· woven mat

· seat

· banquet

· place in a democratic assembly

· classifier for banquets, conversations etc

xi2

· variant of 席[xi2]

· woven mat

#158 131 S li2

· variant of 釐|厘[li2]

Li2

· Li (c. 2000 BC), sixth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝[Yan2 di4] descended from Shennong 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2] Farmer God, also known as Ai 哀[Ai1]

li2

· one hundredth

· centi-

#159 129 S zhuo1

· table

· desk

· classifier for tables of guests at a banquet etc

zhuo1

· old variant of 桌[zhuo1]

#160 128 S shou3

· head

· chief

· first (occasion, thing etc)

· classifier for poems, songs etc

#161 127 海里 S hai3 li3

· nautical mile

#162 127 S ma3

· weight

· number

· code

· to pile

· to stack

· classifier for length or distance (yard), happenings etc

#163 124 S tuan2

· round

· lump

· ball

· to roll into a ball

· to gather

· regiment

· group

· society

· classifier for a lump or a soft mass: wad (of paper), ball (of wool), cloud (of smoke)

tuan2

· dumpling

#164 124 层层 S ceng2 ceng2

· layer upon layer

#165 123 S Bao1

· surname Bao

bao1

· to cover

· to wrap

· to hold

· to include

· to take charge of

· to contract (to or for)

· package

· wrapper

· container

· bag

· to hold or embrace

· bundle

· packet

· CL:個|个[ge4],隻|只[zhi1]

#166 121 平米 S ping2 mi3

· square meter

· short for 平方米

#167 119 S chong2

· to repeat

· repetition

· again

· re-

· classifier: layer

zhong4

· heavy

· serious

· to attach importance to

#168 118 S Che1

· surname Che

che1

· car

· vehicle

· CL:輛|辆[liang4]

· machine

· to shape with a lathe

ju1

· war chariot (archaic)

· rook (in Chinese chess)

· rook (in chess)

#169 117 S zhen1

· needle

· pin

· injection

· stitch

· CL:根[gen1],支[zhi1]

zhen1

· variant of 針|针[zhen1], needle

#170 117 S can1

· meal

· to eat

· classifier for meals

#171 116 S ji4

· dose (medicine)

#172 114 S dang3

· (Tw) variant of 擋|挡[dang3], gear

dang4

· official records

· grade (of goods)

· file

· records

· shelves

· slot

· gap

· crosspiece

· classifier for crosspieces

· classifier for events, affairs etc

· Taiwan pr. [dang3]

#173 113 S quan2

· fist

· boxing

#174 108 韩元 S Han2 yuan2

· Won (Korean currency)

#175 107 S lai2

· name of weed plant (fat hen, goosefoot, pigweed etc)

· Chenopodium album

#176 107 S ce4

· book

· booklet

· classifier for books

#177 103 架次 S jia4 ci4

· number of sorties (of military planes)

#178 103 毫升 S hao2 sheng1

· milliliter

#179 102 S zhi3

· variant of 紙|纸[zhi3]

zhi3

· paper

· CL:張|张[zhang1],沓[da2]

· classifier for documents, letter etc

#180 100 S yang4

· manner

· pattern

· way

· appearance

· shape

· classifier: kind, type

#181 99 S tang2

· (main) hall

· large room for a specific purpose

· CL:間|间[jian1]

· relationship between cousins etc on the paternal side of a family

· of the same clan

· classifier for classes, lectures etc

· classifier for sets of furniture

#182 97 摄氏度 S she4 shi4 du4

· degrees centigrade

#183 94 S dui4

· squadron

· team

· group

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#184 92 公分 S gong1 fen1

· centimeter

· gram

#185 85 千克 S qian1 ke4

· kilogram

#186 85 S Wei2

· abbr. for Uighur 維吾爾|维吾尔[Wei2 wu2 er3]

· surname Wei

wei2

· to preserve

· to maintain

· to hold together

· dimension

· vitamin (abbr. for 維生素|维生素[wei2 sheng1 su4])

#187 84 S Qiang1

· surname Qiang

qiang1

· gun

· firearm

· rifle

· spear

· thing with shape or function similar to a gun

· CL:支[zhi1],把[ba3],桿|杆[gan3],條|条[tiao2],枝[zhi1]

· to substitute for another person in a test

· to knock

· classifier for rifle shots

qiang1

· variant of 槍|枪[qiang1]

· rifle

· spear

#188 84 阵阵 ? []
#189 84 辈子 S bei4 zi5

· all one's life

· lifetime

#190 82 步步 S bu4 bu4

· step by step

· at every step

#191 81 S wei3

· tail

· remainder

· remnant

· extremity

· sixth of the 28 constellations

· classifier for fish

yi3

· horse's tail

· pointed posterior section of a locust etc

#192 78 点儿 S dian3 r5

· erhua variant of 點|点[dian3]

#193 77 S fu4

· secondary

· auxiliary

· deputy

· assistant

· vice-

· abbr. for 副詞|副词 adverb

· classifier for pairs, sets of things & facial expressions

#194 77 S li4

· grain

· granule

· classifier for small round things (peas, bullets, peanuts, pills, grains etc)

#195 76 S she2

· to break (e.g. stick or bone)

· a loss

zhe1

· to turn sth over

· to turn upside down

· to tip sth out (of a container)

zhe2

· to break

· to fracture

· to snap

· to suffer loss

· to bend

· to twist

· to turn

· to change direction

· convinced

· to convert into (currency)

· discount

· rebate

· tenth (in price)

· classifier for theatrical scenes

· to fold

· accounts book

zhe2

· variant of 折[zhe2]

· to fold

#196 74 千伏 S qian1 fu2

· kilovolt

#197 72 巴掌 S ba1 zhang3

· palm of the hand

· classifier: slap

#198 72 S Qu1

· surname Qu

qu1

· bent

· crooked

· wrong

qu3

· tune

· song

· CL:支[zhi1]

qu1

· variant of 麴|曲[qu1]

qu1

· yeast

· Aspergillus (includes many common molds)

· Taiwan pr. [qu2]

#199 72 S che3

· one of the characters used to represent a musical note in gongche notation, 工尺譜|工尺谱[gong1 che3 pu3]

chi3

· a Chinese foot

· one-third of a meter

· a ruler

· a tape-measure

· one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine

· CL:支[zhi1],把[ba3]

#200 71 S bang1

· old variant of 幫|帮[bang1]

bang1

· old variant of 幫|帮[bang1]

bang1

· to help

· to assist

· to support

· for sb (i.e. as a help)

· hired (as worker)

· side (of pail, boat etc)

· outer layer

· upper (of a shoe)

· group

· gang

· clique

· party

· secret society

#201 70 S zhu1

· tree trunk

· stump (tree root)

· a plant

· classifier for trees or plants

· to involve others (in shady business)

#202 68 S duo3

· flower

· earlobe

· fig. item on both sides

· classifier for flowers, clouds etc

duo3

· variant of 朵[duo3]

#203 67 S Ji4

· surname Ji

ji4

· season

· the last month of a season

· fourth or youngest amongst brothers

· classifier for seasonal crop yields

#204 65 S sheng1

· to ascend

· to rise to the rank of

· to promote

· to hoist

· liter

· measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou 斗[dou3]

sheng1

· variant of 升[sheng1]

· to ascend

· to rise in rank

sheng1

· variant of 升[sheng1]

#205 64 S tong1

· to go through

· to know well

· (suffix) expert

· to connect

· to communicate

· open

· to clear

· classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc

tong4

· classifier for an activity, taken in its entirety (tirade of abuse, stint of music playing, bout of drinking etc)

#206 64 S Shi4

· surname Shi

shi4

· life

· age

· generation

· era

· world

· lifetime

· epoch

· descendant

· noble

#207 63 英里 S Ying1 li3

· mile (unit of length equal to 1.609 km)

#208 62 立方 S li4 fang1

· cube (math.)

· abbr. for 立方體|立方体[li4 fang1 ti3]

· abbr. for 立方米[li4 fang1 mi3]

#209 61 S chuang2

· bed

· couch

· classifier for beds

· CL:張|张[zhang1]

chuang2

· variant of 床[chuang2]

#210 61 毫克 S hao2 ke4

· milligram

#211 61 S cun4

· a unit of length

· inch

· thumb

#212 60 S bo1

· to push aside with the hand, foot, a stick etc

· to dial

· to allocate

· to set aside (money)

· to poke (the fire)

· to pluck (a string instrument)

· to turn round

· classifier: group, batch

#213 58 S ce4

· the side

· to incline towards

· to lean

· inclined

· lateral

· side

zhai1

· lean on one side

#214 56 S zu2

· race

· nationality

· ethnicity

· clan

· by extension, social group (e.g. office workers 上班族)

#215 55 S zhao1

· to recruit

· to provoke

· to beckon

· to incur

· to infect

· contagious

· a move (chess)

· a maneuver

· device

· trick

· to confess

#216 53 澳元 S Ao4 yuan2

· Australian dollar

#217 53 千瓦 S qian1 wa3

· kilowatt (unit of electric power)

#218 53 英尺 S ying1 chi3

· foot (unit of length equal to 0.3048 m)

#219 51 S pen2

· basin

· flower pot

· unit of volume equal to 12 斗 and 8 升, approx 128 liters

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#220 51 S tuo2

· see 坨子[tuo2 zi5]

#221 50 朵朵 ? []
#222 49 平方 S ping2 fang1

· square (as in square foot, square mile, square root)

#223 49 S ji2

· to gather

· to collect

· collected works

· classifier for sections of a TV series etc: episode

#224 47 S Ta4

· surname Ta

da2

· classifier for sheets of papers etc: pile, pad

· Taiwan pr. [ta4]

ta4

· again and again

· many

#225 45 S duan1

· end

· extremity

· item

· port

· to hold sth level with both hands

· to carry

· regular

duan1

· old variant of 端[duan1]

· start

· origin

#226 44 S Shu4

· surname Shu

shu4

· to bind

· bunch

· bundle

· classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of light etc

· to control

#227 44 S He4

· surname He

· abbr. for Herz Hz 赫茲|赫兹[He4 zi1]

he4

· awe-inspiring

· hertz

· abbr. for herz hz 赫茲|赫兹[He4 zi1] (cycles per second)

#228 44 批次 ? []
#229 43 比特 S bi3 te4

· bit (binary digit) (loanword)

#230 43 S Fu4

· surname Fu

fu4

· to pay

· to hand over to

· classifier for pairs or sets of things

#231 42 美金 S Mei3 jin1

· US dollar

· USD

#232 41 天天 S tian1 tian1

· every day

#233 40 个个 S ge4 ge4

· each one individually

· each and every

#234 40 条条 ? []
#235 39 S gan1

· pole

· CL:條|条[tiao2],根[gen1]

gan3

· stick

· pole

· lever

· classifier for long objects such as guns

#236 39 S qiang1

· cavity of body

· barrel (e.g. engine cylinder)

· compartment

· tune

· accent of speech

#237 38 S die2

· variant of 疊|叠[die2]

die2

· variant of 疊|叠[die2]

die2

· to fold

· to fold over in layers

· to furl

· to layer

· to pile up

· to repeat

· to duplicate

#238 38 S bang4

· see 磅秤 scale

· platform balance

· (loanword) pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams)

#239 37 S dun4

· shield

· (currency) Vietnamese dong

· currency unit of several countries (Indonesian rupiah, Dutch gulden etc)

#240 36 S xun2

· ten days

· ten years

· full period

#241 36 S za1

· circuit

· to surround

· to extend (everywhere)

za1

· variant of 匝[za1]

#242 35 S Fu2

· surname Fu

fu2

· to lean over

· to fall (go down)

· to hide (in ambush)

· to conceal oneself

· to lie low

· hottest days of summer

· to submit

· to concede defeat

· to overcome

· to subdue

· volt

#243 35 S Cheng2

· surname Cheng

cheng2

· rule

· order

· regulations

· formula

· journey

· procedure

· sequence

#244 35 S ba3

· target

· mark

#245 33 S zhan3

· a small cup

· classifier for lamps

#246 33 S guan4

· can

· jar

· pot

guan4

· variant of 罐[guan4]

#247 31 会儿 ? []
#248 31 S kun3

· a bunch

· to tie together

· bundle

kun3

· variant of 捆[kun3]

#249 31 S kai1

· to open

· to start

· to turn on

· to boil

· to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc)

· to operate (a vehicle)

· carat (gold)

· abbr. for Kelvin, 開爾文|开尔文[Kai1 er3 wen2]

· abbr. for 開本|开本[kai1 ben3], book format

#250 29 S du3

· to stop up

· (to feel) stifled or suffocated

· wall

· classifier for walls

#251 29 港元 S Gang3 yuan2

· Hong Kong dollar

#252 29 S zhang4

· measure of length, ten Chinese feet (3.3 m)

· to measure

· husband

· polite appellation for an older male

#253 28 S Wang1

· surname Wang

wang1

· expanse of water

· ooze

· (onom.) bark

· classifier for liquids: pool, puddle

#254 28 S fan4

· field

· farm

#255 27 财年 S cai2 nian2

· fiscal year

· financial year

#256 27 S zun1

· senior

· of a senior generation

· to honor

· to respect

· honorific

· classifier for cannons and statues

· ancient wine vessel

#257 27 S pi1

· mate

· one of a pair

pi3

· classifier for horses, mules etc

· Taiwan pr. [pi1]

· ordinary person

· classifier for cloth: bolt

· horsepower

pi3

· variant of 匹[pi3]

· classifier for cloth: bolt

#258 27 S guo1

· pot

· pan

· boiler

· CL:口[kou3],隻|只[zhi1]

#259 27 S wei4

· taste

· smell

· classifier for drugs (in TCM)

#260 26 S tan1

· to spread out

· vendor's stand

#261 26 S liu1

· to slip away

· to escape in stealth

· to skate

#262 26 公尺 S gong1 chi3

· meter (unit of length)

#263 26 千米 S qian1 mi3

· kilometer

#264 26 S ji4

· to record

· to note

· to memorize

· to remember

· mark

· sign

· classifier for blows, kicks, shots

#265 25 S xiang3

· echo

· sound

· noise

· to make a sound

· to sound

· to ring

· loud

· classifier for noises

#266 24 泰铢 S Tai4 zhu1

· Thai baht

#267 24 纳米 S na4 mi3

· nanometer

#268 24 S wo1

· nest

· pit or hollow on the human body

· lair

· den

· place

· to harbor or shelter

· to hold in check

· to bend

· classifier for litters and broods

#269 24 S luo4

· to pile up

· to stack

· a pile

· a stack

#270 22 S Kong3

· surname Kong

kong3

· hole

· CL:個|个[ge4]

· classifier for cave dwellings

#271 22 卢比 S lu2 bi3

· rupee (Indian currency) (loanword)

#272 22 S quan2

· spring (small stream)

· mouth of a spring

· coin (archaic)

#273 22 S qing1

· variant of 傾|倾[qing1]

qing3

· unit of area equal to 100 畝|亩[mu3] or 6.67 hectares

· a short while

· a little while ago

· circa. (for approximate dates)

#274 20 伏特 S fu2 te4

· volt (loanword)

#275 20 S bei4

· lifetime

· generation

· group of people

· class

· classifier for generations

· (lit.) classifier for people

#276 19 S Mao2

· surname Mao

mao2

· hair

· feather

· down

· wool

· mildew

· mold

· coarse or semifinished

· young

· raw

· careless

· unthinking

· nervous

· scared

· (of currency) to devalue or depreciate

· classifier for Chinese fractional monetary unit ( = 角[jiao3] , = one-tenth of a yuan or 10 fen 分[fen1])

#277 19 肚子 S du4 zi5

· belly

· abdomen

· stomach

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#278 19 S zhou2

· axis

· axle

· spool (for thread)

· roller (for scrolls)

· classifier for calligraphy rolls etc

zhou4

· see 壓軸戲|压轴戏[ya1 zhou4 xi4]

· Taiwan pr. [zhou2]

#279 19 S zao1

· to meet by chance (usually with misfortune)

· classifier for events: time, turn, incident

#280 18 S se4

· color

· CL:種|种[zhong3]

· look

· appearance

· sex

shai3

· color

· dice

#281 18 光年 S guang1 nian2

· light-year

#282 18 S shou3

· hand

· (formal) to hold

· person engaged in certain types of work

· person skilled in certain types of work

· personal(ly)

· convenient

· classifier for skill

· CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]

#283 18 比索 S Bi3 suo3

· Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau (Tw)

bi3 suo3

· peso (currency in Latin America) (loanword)

#284 18 S guan3

· variant of 管[guan3]

Guan3

· surname Guan

guan3

· to take care (of)

· to control

· to manage

· to be in charge of

· to look after

· to run

· to care about

· tube

· pipe

· woodwind

· classifier for tube-shaped objects

· particle similar to 把[ba3] in 管...叫 constructions

· writing brush

· (coll.) to

· towards

#285 17 宿 S su4

· old variant of 宿[su4]

Su4

· surname Su

su4

· lodge for the night

· old

· former

xiu3

· night

· classifier for nights

xiu4

· constellation

#286 17 焦耳 S jiao1 er3

· joule (loanword)

#287 17 英寸 S ying1 cun4

· inch (unit of length equal to 2.54 cm.)

#288 16 英亩 S ying1 mu3

· acre

#289 16 S bang4

· pound (sterling) (loanword)

#290 16 样样 S yang4 yang4

· all kinds

#291 16 雷亚尔 S lei2 ya4 er3

· real (Brazilian currency) (loanword)

#292 15 S cu4

· crowded

· framework for silkworms

· gather foliage

· bunch

· classifier for bunched objects

#293 15 车次 S che1 ci4

· train or coach service ("service" as in "they run 12 services per day between the two cities")

#294 15 S xia4

· down

· downwards

· below

· lower

· later

· next (week etc)

· second (of two parts)

· to decline

· to go down

· to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)

· measure word to show the frequency of an action

#295 15 S tan1

· beach

· shoal

· rapids

· CL:片[pian4]

· classifier for liquids: pool, puddle

#296 14 S bang4

· stick

· club

· cudgel

· smart

· capable

· strong

· wonderful

· classifier for legs of a relay race

#297 14 S xie2

· to be in harmony

Ye4

· surname Ye

ye4

· leaf

· page

· lobe

· (historical) period

· classifier for small boats

#298 14 声声 ? []
#299 14 处处 S chu4 chu4

· everywhere

· in all respects

#300 14 S Jia4

· surname Jia

jia4

· to harness

· to draw (a cart etc)

· to drive

· to pilot

· to sail

· to ride

· your good self

· prefixed word denoting respect (polite 敬辞)

#301 14 欧元 S Ou1 yuan2

· Euro (currency)

#302 13 S cha2

· stubble land after crop has been taken

· a second crop obtained by rotation of land

· an opportunity

#303 13 台次 ? []
#304 13 千瓦时 ? []
#305 13 S Dou3

· abbr. for the Big Dipper constellation 北斗星[Bei3 dou3 xing1]

dou3

· dry measure for grain equal to ten 升[sheng1] or one-tenth of a 石[dan4]

· decaliter

· peck

· cup or dipper shaped object

· old variant of 陡[dou3]

dou4

· to fight

· to struggle

· to condemn

· to censure

· to contend

· to put together

· coming together

dou4

· variant of 鬭|斗[dou4]

dou4

· variant of 鬥|斗[dou4]

dou4

· variant of 鬥|斗[dou4]

#306 13 S gua4

· to hang or suspend (from a hook etc)

· to hang up (the phone)

· (of a line) to be dead

· to be worried or concerned

· to make a phone call (dialect)

· to register or record

· classifier for sets or clusters of objects

· (slang) to kill

· to die

· to be finished

· to fail (an exam)

#307 13 加元 ? []
#308 12 S zhi1

· branch

· classifier for sticks, rods, pencils etc

#309 12 S pai1

· to pat

· to clap

· to slap

· to swat

· to take (a photo)

· to shoot (a film)

· racket (sports)

· beat (music)

#310 12 里拉 S li3 la1

· lira (former Italian etc currency) (loanword)

#311 12 美分 S Mei3 fen1

· one cent (United States coin)

#312 12 道道 ? []
#313 11 S zhu1

· twenty-fourth part of a tael (2 or 3 grams)

#314 11 法拉 S fa3 la1

· farad, SI unit of electrical capacitance (loanword)

#315 11 克拉 S ke4 la1

· carat (mass) (loanword)

#316 11 阵子 S zhen4 zi5

· period of time

#317 11 组组 ? []
#318 11 S yu3

· feather

· 5th note in pentatonic scale

#319 11 S fu2

· clothes

· dress

· garment

· to serve (in the military, a prison sentence etc)

· to obey

· to convince

· to admire

· to acclimatize

· to take (medicine)

· mourning clothes

· to wear mourning clothes

fu4

· dose (measure word for medicine)

· Taiwan pr. [fu2]

#320 10 卡路里 S ka3 lu4 li3

· calorie (loanword)

#321 10 毫安 S hao2 an1

· milliampere

#322 10 S wa3

· roof tile

· abbr. for 瓦特[wa3 te4], watt (loan)

#323 10 S shao2

· spoon

· ladle

· CL:把[ba3]

· abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume)

#324 10 S xi2

· to attack

· to inherit

· classifier for suits (esp. of funeral robes)

#325 10 S hu2

· pot

· classifier for bottled liquid

#326 10 S ma1

· to wipe

mo3

· to smear

· to wipe

· to erase

· classifier for wisps of cloud, light-beams etc

mo4

· to plaster

· to go around

· to skirt

#327 10 S Chao2

· abbr. for 朝鮮|朝鲜[Chao2 xian3] Korea

chao2

· imperial or royal court

· government

· dynasty

· reign of a sovereign or emperor

· court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor

· to make a pilgrimage to

· facing

· towards

zhao1

· morning

#328 10 家家 ? []
#329 9 S dan1

· to undertake

· to carry

· to shoulder

· to take responsibility

dan4

· picul (100 catties, 50 kg)

· two buckets full

· carrying pole and its load

· classifier for loads carried on a shoulder pole

#330 9 S ban3

· a register

· block of printing

· edition

· version

· page

#331 9 S dou1

· pocket

· bag

· to wrap up or hold in a bag

· to move in a circle

· to canvas or solicit

· to take responsibility for

· to disclose in detail

· combat armor (old)

dou1

· old variant of 兜[dou1]

#332 9 S Peng2

· surname Peng

peng2

· fleabane (family Asteraceae)

· disheveled

· classifier for luxuriant plants, smoke, ashes, campfires: clump, puff

#333 8 S bing3

· handle or shaft (of an axe etc)

· (of a flower, leaf or fruit) stem

· sth that affords an advantage to an opponent

· classifier for knives or blades

#334 8 S lu:3

· strand

· thread

· detailed

· in detail

· classifier for wisps (of smoke, mist or vapor), strands, locks (of hair)

#335 8 兆瓦 S zhao4 wa3

· megawatt

#336 8 S xiang1

· box (in theater)

· side room

· side

#337 8 场次 S chang3 ci4

· the number of showings of a movie, play etc

· screening

· performance

#338 8 S cuo1

· to pick up (a powder etc) with the fingertips

· to scoop up

· to collect together

· to extract

· to gather up

· classifier: pinch

zuo3

· classifier for hair or grass: tuft

#339 8 S Chi2

· surname Chi

chi2

· pond

· reservoir

· moat

#340 8 坚戈 S jian1 ge1

· tenge (Kazakhstan currency) (loanword)

#341 8 S biao1

· tiger stripes

· tiger cub

· (old) classifier for troops

#342 8 S ling2

· age

· length of experience, membership etc

#343 8 句句 ? []
#344 8 公升 S gong1 sheng1

· liter

#345 7 S zhen4

· disposition of troops

· wave

· spate

· burst

· spell

· short period of time

· classifier for events or states of short duration

#346 7 赫兹 S He4 zi1

· Hertz (name)

· Heinrich Hertz (1857-1894), German physicist and meteorologist, pioneer of electromagnetic radiation

· Herz (Hz) or cycles per second, unit of frequency

#347 7 辆次 ? []
#348 7 盎司 S ang4 si1

· ounce (British imperial system) (loanword)

#349 7 S pao1

· puffed

· swollen

· spongy

· small lake (esp. in place names)

· classifier for urine or feces

pao4

· bubble

· foam

· blister (i.e. skin bubble)

· to soak

· to steep

· to infuse

· to dawdle

· to shilly-shally

· to hang about

· to pick up (a girl)

· to get off with (a sexual partner)

· classifier for occurrences of an action

· classifier for number of infusions

#350 7 片片 ? []
#351 7 S gang1

· jar

· vat

· classifier for loads of laundry

· CL:口[kou3]

#352 6 马克 S Ma3 ke4

· Mark (name)

#353 6 袋子 S dai4 zi5

· bag

#354 6 S jun1

· 30 catties

· great

· your (honorific)

#355 6 S pie1

· to cast away

· to fling aside

pie3

· to throw

· to cast

· left-slanting downward brush stroke (calligraphy)

#356 6 点点 S Dian3 dian3

· Diandian (Chinese microblogging and social networking website)

dian3 dian3

· point

· speck

#357 6 S die2

· dish

· plate

#358 6 S ti1

· ladder

· stairs

#359 5 S biao1

· mark

· sign

· label

· to mark with a symbol, label, lettering etc

· to bear (a brand name, registration number etc)

· prize

· award

· bid

· target

· quota

· (old) the topmost branches of a tree

· visible symptom

· classifier for military units

#360 5 股子 ? []
#361 5 S ban3

· board

· plank

· plate

· shutter

· table tennis bat

· clappers (music)

· CL:塊|块[kuai4]

· accented beat in Chinese music

· hard

· stiff

· to stop smiling or look serious

ban3

· see 老闆|老板, boss

pan4

· to catch sight of in a doorway (old)

#362 5 S feng1

· old variant of 峰[feng1]

feng1

· (of a mountain) high and tapered peak or summit

· mountain-like in appearance

· highest level

· classifier for camels

#363 5 S ting3

· straight

· erect

· to stick out (a part of the body)

· to (physically) straighten up

· to support

· to withstand

· outstanding

· (coll.) quite

· very

· classifier for machine guns

#364 5 S Qiu1

· surname Qiu

qiu1

· mound

· hillock

· grave

· classifier for fields

qiu1

· variant of 丘[qiu1]

· hillock

#365 5 S tiao4

· to jump

· to hop

· to skip over

· to bounce

· to palpitate

#366 5 S zhen1

· frame

· classifier for paintings etc

· Taiwan pr. [zheng4]

#367 5 S pie1

· to shoot a glance

· glance

· to appear in a flash

#368 5 年年 S nian2 nian2

· year after year

· yearly

· every year

· annually

#369 5 次次 ? []
#370 5 S Fang2

· surname Fang

fang2

· house

· room

· CL:間|间[jian1]

· branch of an extended family

· classifier for family members (or concubines)

#371 5 S zhang4

· weaponry

· to hold (a weapon)

· to wield

· to rely on

· to depend on

· war

· battle

#372 5 S gua4

· divinatory diagram

· one of the eight divinatory trigrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1]

· one of the sixty-four divinatory hexagrams of the Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1]

#373 4 S kuang1

· basket

· CL:隻|只[zhi1]

#374 4 航次 S hang2 ci4

· air or sea voyage (seen as an individual, countable item)

· flight

· voyage

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#375 4 S ke4

· quarter (hour)

· moment

· to carve

· to engrave

· to cut

· oppressive

· classifier for short time intervals

#376 4 大卡 S da4 ka3

· kilocalorie

#377 4 S pu4

· variant of 鋪|铺[pu4]

· store

pu1

· to spread

· to display

· to set up

· (old) holder for door-knocker

pu4

· plank bed

· place to sleep

· shop

· store

· (old) relay station

#378 4 S piao2

· dipper

· ladle

#379 4 S mai4

· old variant of 脈|脉[mai4]

mai4

· arteries and veins

· vein (on a leaf, insect wing etc)

mo4

· see 脈脈|脉脉[mo4 mo4]

mai4

· variant of 脈|脉[mai4]

#380 4 S zhao1

· (chess) move

· trick

· all right!

· (dialect) to add

zhao2

· to touch

· to come in contact with

· to feel

· to be affected by

· to catch fire

· to burn

· (coll.) to fall asleep

· (after a verb) hitting the mark

· succeeding in

zhe5

· aspect particle indicating action in progress

zhuo2

· to wear (clothes)

· to contact

· to use

· to apply

#381 4 兰特 S Lan2 te4

· Rand or Randt (name)

#382 4 S lu2

· stove

· furnace

lu2

· variant of 爐|炉[lu2]

#383 4 林吉特 ? []
#384 4 场场 ? []
#385 4 便士 S bian4 shi4

· penny (loanword)

#386 4 麻袋 S ma2 dai4

· sack

· burlap bag

#387 4 S peng3

· to clasp

· to cup the hands

· to hold up with both hands

· to offer (esp. in cupped hands)

· to praise

· to flatter

#388 4 S dang3

· to resist

· to obstruct

· to hinder

· to keep off

· to block (a blow)

· to get in the way of

· cover

· gear (e.g. in a car's transmission)

dang4

· to arrange

· to put in order

dang3

· variant of 擋|挡[dang3]

#389 4 团团 ? []
#390 4 S gong3

· to cup one's hands in salute

· to surround

· to arch

· to dig earth with the snout

· arched

#391 3 S tong3

· tube

· cylinder

· to encase in sth cylindrical (such as hands in sleeves etc)

tong3

· variant of 筒[tong3]

#392 3 S pin3

· article

· commodity

· product

· goods

· kind

· grade

· rank

· character

· disposition

· nature

· temperament

· variety

· to taste sth

· to sample

· to criticize

· to comment

· to judge

· to size up

#393 3 片儿 S pian1 r5

· sheet

· thin film

#394 3 S chu1

· to go out

· to come out

· to occur

· to produce

· to go beyond

· to rise

· to put forth

· to happen

· classifier for dramas, plays, operas etc

chu1

· variant of 出[chu1] (classifier for plays or chapters of classical novels)

#395 3 S Miao4

· surname Miao

liao3

· old variant of 繚|缭[liao3]

miao4

· mu (Greek letter Μμ)

mou2

· to wind round

mu4

· old variant of 穆[mu4]

#396 3 S xun2

· to patrol

· to make one's rounds

· classifier for rounds of drinks

xun2

· variant of 巡[xun2]

#397 3 S zhu4

· wick of an oil lamp

· to burn (incense etc)

· measure word for lit incense sticks

#398 3 S gai4

· see 芥藍|芥蓝[gai4 lan2]

jie4

· mustard

#399 3 S zhong1

· handleless cup

· goblet

#400 3 乡乡 ? []
#401 3 S zi3

· son

· child

· seed

· egg

· small thing

· 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat

· Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]

· ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)

zi5

· (noun suffix)

#402 3 余年 S yu2 nian2

· one's remaining years

#403 3 S she3

· to give up

· to abandon

· to give alms

She4

· surname She

she3

· old variant of 捨|舍[she3]

she4

· residence

#404 3 马力 S ma3 li4

· horsepower

#405 3 分贝 S fen1 bei4

· decibel

#406 3 微米 S wei1 mi3

· micron (one thousandth of a millimeter or 10^-6 meter)

#407 3 加仑 S jia1 lun2

· gallon (loanword)

#408 3 S hu2

· ancient measuring vessel

· fifty liters

· dry measure for grain equal to five dou 五斗 (before Tang, ten pecks)

#409 3 毫秒 S hao2 miao3

· millisecond, ms

#410 3 S mu4

· eye

· item

· section

· list

· catalogue

· table of contents

· order (taxonomy)

· goal

· name

· title

#411 2 S diao4

· to suspend

· to hang up

· to hang a person

diao4

· a string of 100 cash (arch.)

· to lament

· to condole with

· variant of 吊[diao4]

#412 2 千斤 ? []
#413 2 S cheng1

· variant of 稱|称[cheng1], to weigh

cheng4

· steelyard

· Roman balance

· CL:臺|台[tai2]

#414 2 S ban4

· petal

· segment

· clove (of garlic)

· piece

· section

· fragment

· valve

· lamella

· classifier for pieces, segments etc

#415 2 S tie1

· fitting snugly

· appropriate

· suitable

· variant of 貼|贴[tie1]

· to paste

· to obey

tie3

· invitation card

· notice

tie4

· rubbing from incised inscription

#416 2 S suo1

· shuttle (textiles)

· to move back and fro

#417 2 卢布 S lu2 bu4

· ruble (Russian currency) (loanword)

#418 2 环环 ? []
#419 2 S zhan4

· to fight

· fight

· war

· battle

#420 2 S Sui4

· abbr. for Guangzhou 廣州|广州[Guang3 zhou1]

sui4

· ear of grain

· fringe

· tassel

#421 2 S qiao1

· variant of 鍬|锹[qiao1]

qiao1

· shovel

· spade

#422 2 普特 ? []
#423 2 分米 S fen1 mi3

· decimeter

#424 2 品脱 S pin3 tuo1

· pint (approx. 0.47 liter) (loanword)

#425 2 S wan1

· bay

· gulf

· to cast anchor

· to moor (a boat)

#426 2 S liu3

· skein

· tuft

· lock

#427 2 S tan2

· altar

tan2

· earthen jar

#428 2 伏安 S fu2 an1

· volt-ampere (measure of apparent power in alternating current circuits)

#429 2 市斤 S shi4 jin1

· Chinese unit of weight equal to 0.5 kg

#430 2 克朗 S ke4 lang3

· krone (currency of Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden) (loanword)

#431 2 卡车 S ka3 che1

· truck

· CL:輛|辆[liang4]

#432 1 平方尺 ? []
#433 1 稿 S gao3

· variant of 稿[gao3]

gao3

· manuscript

· draft

· stalk of grain

#434 1 S yi4

· ancient unit of weight equal to 20 or 24 liang 兩|两[liang3]

#435 1 S dan4

· dawn

· morning

· daybreak

· day

· dan, female roles in Chinese opera (traditionally played by specialized male actors)

#436 1 字字 ? []
#437 1 簇簇 ? []
#438 1 S hong2

· clear

· vast and deep

· classifier for a body of clear water

#439 1 S huan2

· ancient unit of weight

· money

#440 1 S Yuan2

· surname Yuan

yuan2

· land used for growing plants

· site used for public recreation

#441 1 S ling3

· neck

· collar

· to lead

· to receive

· classifier for clothes, mats, screens etc

#442 1 日日 S ri4 ri4

· every day

#443 1 华里 S hua2 li3

· li (Chinese unit of distance)

#444 1 截儿 ? []
#445 1 丛丛 ? []
#446 1 S wan1

· to bend

· bent

· a bend

· a turn (in the road etc)

· CL:道[dao4]

#447 1 口袋 S kou3 dai4

· pocket

· bag

· sack

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#448 1 户户 ? []
#449 1 埃镑 ? []
#450 1 S kuang4

· frame (e.g. door frame)

· casing

· fig. framework

· template

· to circle (i.e. draw a circle around sth)

· to frame

· to restrict

· Taiwan pr. [kuang1]

#451 1 篇篇 ? []
#452 1 S Chuan1

· abbr. for Sichuan Province 四川[Si4 chuan1] in southwest China

chuan1

· river

· creek

· plain

· an area of level country

#453 1 S bao1

· to sauté

· to fry

· to dry by heating

pao2

· to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)

pao4

· cannon

· CL:座[zuo4]

· firecracker

pao4

· variant of 炮[pao4]

#454 1 千伏安 ? []
#455 1 忽米 ? []
#456 1 S ji2

· to gather up

· to collect

· to edit

· to compile

#457 1 S ba4

· dam

· dike

· embankment

· CL:條|条[tiao2]

#458 1 脸盆 S lian3 pen2

· washbowl

· basin for washing hands and face

· CL:個|个[ge4]

#459 1 S ying2

· pillar

#460 1 S Shi2

· surname Shi

dan4

· dry measure for grain equal to ten dou 斗

· ten pecks

· one hundred liters

shi2

· rock

· stone

· stone inscription

· one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]

#461 1 S yao2

· kiln

· oven

· coal pit

· cave dwelling

· (coll.) brothel

yao2

· variant of 窯|窑[yao2]

#462 1 S peng2

· sail

#463 1 头头 S tou2 tou2

· head

· chief

#464 1 档子 S dang4 zi5

· classifier for affairs, events etc

#465 1 S lian2

· flag used as a shop sign

· variant of 簾|帘[lian2]

lian2

· hanging screen or curtain

#466 1 S cong2

· cluster

· collection

· collection of books

· thicket