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zhú "bamboo" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 118)
xx5 component in Chinese characters, occurring in 青, 毒, 素 etc / see also 青字頭|青字头[qing1 zi4 tou2]
zhè Chinese ground beetle (Eupolyphaga sinensis)
jié "seal" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 26)
上海 Shàng hǎi Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to 滬|沪[Hu4]
华文 Huá wén Chinese language / Chinese script
war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess)
广东 Guǎng dōng Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name 粵|粤[Yue4], capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州
中文 Zhōng wén Chinese language
成都 Chéng Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China
成都市 Chéng shì Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China
中国 Zhōng guó China
yuán currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan) / first / original / primary / fundamental / constituent / part / era (of a reign) / meta- (prefix) / (math.) argument / variable / (Tw) (geology) eon
Zhōng China / Chinese / surname Zhong
Huá abbr. for China
horse / CL:匹[pi3] / horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess / knight in Western chess
山东 Shān dōng Shandong province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. 魯|鲁, capital 濟南|济南
江苏 Jiāng Jiangsu province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. 蘇|苏, capital Nanjing 南京
新浪 Xīn làng Sina, Chinese web portal and online media company
also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
diǎn 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
jiā 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]
天津 Tiān jīn Tianjin, a municipality in northeast China, abbr. 津
浙江 Zhè jiāng Zhejiang province (Chekiang) in east China, abbr. 浙, capital Hangzhou 杭州
陕西 Shǎn Shaanxi province (Shensi) in northwest China, abbr. 陝|陕[Shan3], capital Xi’an 西安市[Xi1 an1 Shi4]
Wēi surname Wei / ancient Chinese state near present day Chongqing / Taiwan pr. [Wei2]
one / 1 / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire / whole / all / throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) / also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
南京 Nán jīng Nanjing subprovincial city on the Changjiang, capital of Jiangsu province 江蘇|江苏 / capital of China at different historical periods
四川 chuān Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川 or 蜀, capital Chengdu 成都
湖南 nán Hunan province in south central China, abbr. 湘, capital Changsha 長沙|长沙[Chang2 sha1]
liàng capacity / quantity / amount / to estimate / abbr. for 量詞|量词[liang4 ci2], classifier (in Chinese grammar) / measure word
云南 Yún nán Yunnan province in southwest China, bordering on Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, abbr. 滇[dian1] or 雲|云, capital Kunming 昆明
河北 běi Hebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name 冀, capital Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄[Shi2 jia1 zhuang1]
河南 nán Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. 豫, capital Zhengzhou 鄭州|郑州[Zheng4 zhou1]
北京 Běi jīng Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China / Peking / PRC government
zhí straight / to straighten / fair and reasonable / frank / straightforward / (indicates continuing motion or action) / vertical / vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters
Yuè generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods / abbr. for Vietnam 越南
四川省 chuān Shěng Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川[Chuan1] or 蜀[Shu3], capital Chengdu 成都[Cheng2 du1]
广西 Guǎng Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 廣西壯族自治區|广西壮族自治区 in South Central China, on the border with Vietnam, abbr. 桂, capital Nanning 南寧|南宁 / until 1959, Guangxi province
西安市 ān Shì Xi’an, sub-provincial city and capital of Shaanxi 陝西省|陕西省[Shan3 xi1 Sheng3] in northwest China
Hàn Han ethnic group / Chinese (language) / the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
piào ticket / ballot / banknote / CL:張|张[zhang1] / person held for ransom / amateur performance of Chinese opera / classifier for groups, batches, business transactions
shì room / work unit / grave / scabbard / family or clan / one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy
浙江省 Zhè jiāng Shěng Zhejiang Province (Chekiang) in east China, abbr. 浙[Zhe4], capital Hangzhou 杭州[Hang2 zhou1]
wèi not yet / did not / have not / not / 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep / ancient Chinese compass point: 210°
上海市 Shàng hǎi shì Shanghai municipality in southeast China, abbr. 滬|沪
huí 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)
博士 shì doctor / court academician (in feudal China) / Ph.D.
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)
北京市 Běi jīng Shì Beijing / capital of People's Republic of China / one of the four municipalities 直轄市|直辖市[zhi2 xia2 shi4]
金山 Jīn shān Jinshan suburban district of Shanghai / Jinshan or Chinshan township in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan
bǎn 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
湖北 běi Hubei Province (Hupeh) in central China, abbr. 鄂[E4], capital Wuhan 武漢|武汉[Wu3 han4]
西安 ān Xi'an, sub-provincial city and capital of Shaanxi 陝西省|陕西省[Shan3 xi1 Sheng3] in northwest China / see 西安區|西安区[Xi1 an1 qu1]
letter / symbol / character / word / CL:個|个[ge4] / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
中华 Zhōng huá China (alternate formal name)
江西 Jiāng Jiangxi province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. 赣, capital Nanchang 南昌
山西 Shān Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. 晋 capital Taiyuan 太原
杭州 Háng zhōu Hangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Zhejiang province in southeast China
Qīng Qing or Ch'ing dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911) / surname Qing
ài Chinese mugwort or wormwood / moxa / to stop or cut short / phonetic "ai" or "i" / abbr. for 艾滋病[ai4 zi1 bing4], AIDS
dīng fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / fourth in order / letter "D" or Roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / ancient Chinese compass point: 195° / butyl / cubes (of food)
shǐ history / annals / title of an official historian in ancient China
Chuān abbr. for Sichuan Province 四川[Si4 chuan1] in southwest China
海南 Hǎi nán Hainan Province, in the South China Sea, short name 瓊|琼[Qiong2], capital Haikou 海口 / Hainan Island / Hainan District of Wuhai City 烏海市|乌海市[Wu1 hai3 Shi4], Inner Mongolia / Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture 海南藏族自治州[Hai3 nan2 Zang4 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Qinghai
大连 lián Dalian subprovincial city in Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China
河南省 nán shěng Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. 豫[Yu4], capital Zhengzhou 鄭州|郑州[Zheng4 zhou1]
江苏省 Jiāng Shěng Jiangsu Province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. 蘇|苏[Su1], capital Nanjing 南京[Nan2 jing1]
huǒ fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old)
shēn to extend / to state / to explain / 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey / ancient Chinese compass point: 240°
吉林 lín Jilin province (Kirin) in northeast China, abbr. 吉, capital 長春|长春 / also Jilin prefecture-level city, Jilin province
zhuāng farmstead / village / manor / place of business / banker (in a gambling game) / grave or solemn / holdings of a landlord (in imperial China)
máo 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])
hǎn "cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc
天下 tiān xià land under heaven / the whole world / the whole of China / realm / rule
小米 Xiǎo Xiaomi, Chinese electronics company founded in 2010
繁体 fán traditional form of Chinese, as opposed to simplified form 簡體|简体[jian3 ti3]
青海 Qīng hǎi Qinghai province (Tsinghai) in west China, abbr. 青, capital Xining 西寧|西宁
安徽 Ān huī Anhui Province (Anhwei) in south central China, abbr. 皖[Wan3], capital Hefei 合肥[He2 fei2]
西北 běi Northwest China (Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang)
新浪微博 Xīn làng Wēi Sina Weibo, Chinese microblogging website
词典 diǎn dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 辭典|辞典[ci2 dian3] / CL:部[bu4],本[ben3]
三星 sān xīng three major stars of the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation / the belt of Orion / three spirits 福[fu2], 祿|禄[lu4], and 壽|寿[shou4] associated with the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation
jiǎ first of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / (used for an unspecified person or thing) / first (in a list, as a party to a contract etc) / letter "A" or Roman "I" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / armor plating / shell or carapace / (of the fingers or toes) nail / bladed leather or metal armor (old) / ranking system used in the Imperial examinations (old) / civil administration unit (old) / ancient Chinese compass point: 75°
安徽省 Ān huī Shěng Anhui Province (Anhwei) in south central China, abbr. 皖[Wan3], capital Hefei 合肥[He2 fei2]
江西省 Jiāng Shěng Jiangxi Province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. 贛|赣[Gan4], capital Nanchang 南昌[Nan2 chang1]
湖北省 běi Shěng Hubei Province (Hupeh) in central China, abbr. 鄂[E4], capital Wuhan 武漢|武汉[Wu3 han4]
大陆 mainland China (reference to the PRC)
济南 nán Ji'nan, subprovincial city and capital of Shandong province in northeast China
长春 Cháng chūn Changchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
北方 běi fāng north / the northern part a country / China north of the Yellow River
福建 jiàn Fujian province (Fukien) in east China, abbr. 福 or 閩|闽, capital Fuzhou 福州 / Fujian province (Fukien) in Taiwan
辽宁 Liáo níng Liaoning province in northeast China, short name 遼|辽[Liao2], capital Shenyang 瀋陽|沈阳[Shen3 yang2]
一带一路 dài Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese government plan to provide finance and engineering expertise to build infrastructure across Eurasia and northeast Africa, unveiled in 2013
wing / area surrounding the bullseye of a target / to assist / one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy / old variant of 翌
山东省 Shān dōng Shěng Shandong Province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. 魯|鲁[Lu3], capital Ji'nan 濟南|济南[Ji3 nan2]
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters / classifier for sums of money, deals / CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]
吉林省 lín Shěng Jilin Province (Kirin) in northeast China, abbr. 吉, capital Changchun 長春|长春[Chang2 chun1]
昆明 Kūn míng Kunming prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
广东省 Guǎng dōng shěng Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name 粵|粤[Yue4], capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州


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