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xx5 component in Chinese characters, occurring in 青, 毒, 素 etc / see also 青字頭|青字头[qing1 zi4 tou2]
zhú "bamboo" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 118)
上海 Shàng hǎi Shanghai municipality, central east China, abbr. to 滬|沪[Hu4]
线 xiàn thread / string / wire / line / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3],根[gen1] / (after a number) tier (unofficial ranking of a Chinese city)
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
中文 Zhōng wén Chinese language
Zhōng China / Chinese / surname Zhong
Huá abbr. for China
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]
山东 Shān dōng Shandong province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. 魯|鲁, capital 濟南|济南
war chariot (archaic) / rook (in Chinese chess) / rook (in chess)
江苏 Jiāng Jiangsu province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. 蘇|苏, capital Nanjing 南京
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
浙江 Zhè jiāng Zhejiang province (Chekiang) in east China, abbr. 浙, capital Hangzhou 杭州
yuán currency unit (esp. Chinese yuan) / first / original / primary / fundamental / constituent / part / era (of a reign) / meta- (prefix) / (math.) argument / variable / (Tw) (geology) eon
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
天津 Tiān jīn Tianjin, a municipality in northeast China, abbr. 津
广东 Guǎng dōng Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name 粵|粤[Yue4], capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州
湖南 nán Hunan province in south central China, abbr. 湘, capital Changsha 長沙|长沙[Chang2 sha1]
河南 nán Henan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. 豫, capital Zhengzhou 鄭州|郑州[Zheng4 zhou1]
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
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]
liàng capacity / quantity / amount / to estimate / abbr. for 量詞|量词[liang4 ci2], classifier (in Chinese grammar) / measure word
山西 Shān Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. 晋 capital Taiyuan 太原
hǎn "cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 27), occurring in 原, 历, 压 etc
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
成都 Chéng Chengdu subprovincial city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China
horse / CL:匹[pi3] / horse or cavalry piece in Chinese chess / knight in Western chess
新浪 Xīn làng Sina, Chinese web portal and online media company
shǐ history / annals / title of an official historian in ancient China
Yuè generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods / abbr. for Vietnam 越南
piào ticket / ballot / banknote / CL:張|张[zhang1] / person held for ransom / amateur performance of Chinese opera / classifier for groups, batches, business transactions
我国 guó our country / China
福建 jiàn Fujian province (Fukien) in east China, abbr. 福 or 閩|闽, capital Fuzhou 福州 / Fujian province (Fukien) in Taiwan
ài Chinese mugwort or wormwood / moxa / to stop or cut short / phonetic "ai" or "i" / abbr. for 艾滋病[ai4 zi1 bing4], AIDS
Perilla frutescens (Chinese basil or wild red basil) / place name / to revive / used as phonetic in transliteration
中华 Zhōng huá China (alternate formal name)
四川省 chuān Shěng Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川[Chuan1] or 蜀[Shu3], capital Chengdu 成都[Cheng2 du1]
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])
贵州 Guì zhōu Guizhou province (Kweichow) in south central China, abbr. to 黔[Qian2] or 貴|贵[Gui4], capital Guiyang 貴陽|贵阳[Gui4 yang2]
陕西 Shǎn Shaanxi (formerly Shensi), province in northwest China, abbr. 陝|陕[Shan3], capital Xi’an 西安市[Xi1 an1 Shi4]
郑州 Zhèng zhōu Zhengzhou prefecture level city and capital of Henan Province in central China
中南 Zhōng Nán South Central China (Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan) / abbr. for China-South Africa
Hàn Han ethnic group / Chinese (language) / the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
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
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
辽宁 Liáo níng Liaoning province in northeast China, short name 遼|辽[Liao2], capital Shenyang 瀋陽|沈阳[Shen3 yang2]
安徽 Ān huī Anhui Province (Anhwei) in south central China, abbr. 皖[Wan3], capital Hefei 合肥[He2 fei2]
大连 lián Dalian subprovincial city in Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China
surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods
天津市 Tiān jīn shì Tianjin, a municipality in northeast China, abbr. 津
广 yǎn "house on a cliff" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 53), occurring in 店, 序, 底 etc
沈阳 Shěn yáng Shenyang subprovincial city and capital of Liaoning province 遼寧省|辽宁省 in northeast China / old names include Fengtian 奉天, Shengjing 盛京 and Mukden
济南 nán Jinan, subprovincial city and capital of Shandong province in northeast China
中国 Zhōng guó China
北京 Běi jīng Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China / Peking / PRC government
合肥 féi Hefei, capital of Anhui Province 安徽省[An1 hui1 Sheng3] in south central China
中华人民共和国 Zhōng huá Rén mín Gòng guó People's Republic of China
吉林省 lín Shěng Jilin Province (Kirin) in northeast China, abbr. 吉, capital Changchun 長春|长春[Chang2 chun1]
山西省 Shān shěng Shanxi province (Shansi) in north China between Hebei and Shaanxi, abbr. 晋 capital Taiyuan 太原
广东省 Guǎng dōng shěng Guangdong province (Kwangtung) in south China, short name 粵|粤[Yue4], capital Guangzhou 廣州|广州
上海市 Shàng hǎi shì Shanghai municipality in southeast China, abbr. 滬|沪
江苏省 Jiāng Shěng Jiangsu Province (Kiangsu) in southeast China, abbr. 蘇|苏[Su1], capital Nanjing 南京[Nan2 jing1]
大陆 mainland China (reference to the PRC)
新浪微博 Xīn làng Wēi Sina Weibo, Chinese microblogging website
fán ordinary / commonplace / mundane / temporal / of the material world (as opposed to supernatural or immortal levels) / every / all / whatever / altogether / gist / outline / note of Chinese musical scale
Wēi surname Wei / ancient Chinese state near present day Chongqing / Taiwan pr. [Wei2]
shì room / work unit / grave / scabbard / family or clan / one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy
繁体 fán traditional form of Chinese, as opposed to simplified form 簡體|简体[jian3 ti3]
词典 diǎn dictionary (of Chinese compound words) / also written 辭典|辞典[ci2 dian3] / CL:部[bu4],本[ben3]
央视 Yāng shì China Central Television (CCTV), abbr. for 中國中央電視台|中国中央电视台[Zhong1 guo2 Zhong1 yang1 Dian4 shi4 tai2]
山东省 Shān dōng Shěng Shandong Province (Shantung) in northeast China, abbr. 魯|鲁[Lu3], capital Jinan 濟南|济南[Ji3 nan2]
长沙 Cháng shā Changsha prefecture-level city and capital of Hunan province in south central China
héng horizontal / across / crosswise / horizontal stroke (in Chinese characters) / to place (sth) flat (on a surface) / to cross (a river, etc) / in a jumble / chaotic / (in fixed expressions) harsh and unreasonable / violent
Xiāng abbr. for Hunan 湖南 province in south central China / abbr. for Xiangjiang river in Hunan province
中国人民大学 Zhōng guó Rén mín xué Renmin University of China
中美 Zhōng Měi China-USA
also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
汉语 Hàn Chinese language / CL:門|门[men2]
长春 Cháng chūn Changchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
fán complicated / many / in great numbers / abbr. for 繁體|繁体[fan2 ti3], traditional form of Chinese characters
中医 Zhōng traditional Chinese medical science / a doctor trained in Chinese medicine
南昌 Nán chāng Nanchang prefecture level city and capital of Jiangxi province 江西省 in southeast China / also Nanchang county
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)
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°
福州 zhōu Fuzhou prefecture-level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
pen / pencil / writing brush / to write or compose / the strokes of Chinese characters / classifier for sums of money, deals / CL:支[zhi1],枝[zhi1]
简体 jiǎn simplified form of Chinese characters, as opposed to traditional form 繁體|繁体[fan2 ti3]
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]
粉丝 fěn bean vermicelli / mung bean starch noodles / Chinese vermicelli / cellophane noodles / CL:把[ba3] / fan (loanword) / enthusiast for sb or sth
letter / symbol / character / word / CL:個|个[ge4] / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
江西 Jiāng Jiangxi province (Kiangsi) in southeast China, abbr. 赣, capital Nanchang 南昌
昆明 Kūn míng Kunming prefecture-level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
jìng clean / completely / only / net (income, exports etc) / (Chinese opera) painted face male role
金山 Jīn shān Jinshan suburban district of Shanghai / Jinshan or Chinshan township in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan
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]
Qīng Qing or Ch'ing dynasty of imperial China (1644-1911) / surname Qing
yuán circle / round / circular / spherical / (of the moon) full / unit of Chinese currency (yuan) / tactful / to make consistent and whole (the narrative of a dream or a lie)
rén variant of 人[ren2] / "person" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 10), occurring in 兒, 兀, 兄 etc


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