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nín you (courteous, as opposed to informal 你[ni3])
you (informal, as opposed to courteous 您[nin2])
tái (classical) you (in letters) / variant of 臺|台[tai2]
Yóu surname You
qīng green / blue / black / youth / young (of people)
ěr thus / so / like that / you / thou
à interjection or grunt of agreement / uhm / Ah, OK / expression of recognition / Oh, it's you!
青春 qīng chūn youth / youthfulness
少年 shào nián early youth / youngster / (literary) youth / young man
最好 zuì hǎo best / (you) had better (do what we suggest)
(old) third person singular pronoun ("he" or "she") / second person singular pronoun ("you") / (May 4th period) third person singular feminine pronoun ("she") / (Classical Chinese) introductory particle with no specific meaning / that (preceding a noun)
ne particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word ("What about ...?", "And ...?") / particle for inquiring about location ("Where is ...?") / particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board ("ok?", "are you with me?") / (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action / particle indicating strong affirmation
那个 ge that one / that thing / that (as opposed to this) / (used before a verb or adjective for emphasis) / (used to humorously or indirectly refer to sth embarrassing, funny etc, or when one can't think of the right word) / (used in speech as a filler, similar to "umm", "you know" etc) / (euph.) menstruation / sex / also pr. [nei4 ge5]
青少年 qīng shào nián adolescent / youth / teenager
谢谢 xiè xie to thank / thanks / thank you
青年 qīng nián youth / youthful years / young person / the young
你们 men you (plural)
再见 zài jiàn goodbye / see you again later
有没有 yǒu méi yǒu (before a noun) Do (you, they etc) have ...? / Is there a ...? / (before a verb) Did (you, they etc) (verb, infinitive)? / Have (you, they etc) (verb, past participle)?
对不起 duì bu unworthy / to let down / I'm sorry / excuse me / pardon me / if you please / sorry? (please repeat)
你我 you and I / everyone / all of us (in society) / we (people in general)
各位 wèi everybody / all (guests, colleagues etc) / all of you
Yóu surname You
láng (arch.) minister / official / noun prefix denoting function or status / a youth
hào bright / luminous / white (esp. bright white teeth of youth or white hair of old age)
干货 gān huò dried food (including dried fruits, mushrooms and seafoods such as shrimp and abalone) / (fig.) (coll.) knowledge presented in readily assimilable form / just what you want to know: no more, no less (no 水分[shui3 fen1])
干什么 gàn shén me what are you doing? / what's he up to?
干嘛 gàn what are you doing? / whatever for? / why on earth?
共青团 Gòng qīng tuán the Communist Youth League, abbr. for 共產主義青年團|共产主义青年团[Gong4 chan3 zhu3 yi4 Qing1 nian2 tuan2]
咱们 zán men we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to) / (dialect) I or me / (dialect) (in a coaxing or familiar way) you / also pr. [za2 men5]
倒是 dào shi contrary to what one might expect / actually / contrariwise / why don't you
青年节 Qīng nián jié Youth Day (May 4th), PRC national holiday for youths of 14 and upwards
过得 guò How are you getting by? / How's life? / contraction of 過得去|过得去, can get by / tolerably well / not too bad
入团 tuán to enroll in the Communist Youth League
那个人 rén lit. that person / fig. the person you have been looking for / Mr Right / the girl of one's dreams
致谢 zhì xiè expression of gratitude / to give thanks / a thank-you note / acknowledgement
干脆 gān cuì straightforward / clear-cut / blunt (e.g. statement) / you might as well / simply
花季 huā youthful time / prime of youth / flowering season
中青 Zhōng Qīng China Youth (official newspaper) / abbr. for 中国青年报
好说 hǎo shuō easy to deal with / not a problem / (polite answer) you flatter me
芳华 fāng huá young years / youth
废话 fèi huà nonsense / rubbish / superfluous words / You don't say! / No kidding! (gently sarcastic)
you (female) / variant of 你[ni3]
几岁 suì how old are you? (familiar, or to a child)
团建 tuán jiàn team building (abbr. for 團隊建設|团队建设[tuan2 dui4 jian4 she4]) / building camaraderie within the Chinese Communist Youth League 中國共產主義青年團|中国共产主义青年团[Zhong1 guo2 Gong4 chan3 zhu3 yi4 Qing1 nian2 tuan2]
招财 zhāo cái lit. inviting wealth / We wish you success and riches (cf idiom 招財進寶|招财进宝[zhao1 cai2 jin4 bao3])
不客气 qi you're welcome / don't mention it / impolite / rude / blunt
干杯 gān bēi to drink a toast / Cheers! (proposing a toast) / Here's to you! / Bottoms up! / lit. dry cup
寄托 tuō to entrust (to sb) / to place (one's hope, energy etc) in / a thing in which you invest (your hope, energy etc)
nóng you (Wu dialect) / I, me (classical)
北京青年报 Běi jīng Qīng nián Bào Beijing Youth Daily, bjyouth.ynet.com
殊荣 shū róng special glory / distinction / rare honor / one's laurels / it's a privilege (to meet you)
前人 qián rén predecessor / forebears / the person facing you
老爷子 lǎo zi my (you etc) old father / polite appellation for an elderly male
你等 děng you all (archaic) / see also 你們|你们[ni3 men5]
青年旅舍 qīng nián shè youth hostel
执事 zhí shì to perform one's job / attendant / job / duties / (respectful appellation for the addressee) you / your Excellency / (Church) deacon
随地 suí according to the location / everywhere / any place / from any location / from wherever you like
心想事成 xīn xiǎng shì chéng to have one's wishes come true / wish you the best!
支书 zhī shū branch secretary / secretary of a branch of the Communist Party or the Communist Youth League / abbr. for 支部書記|支部书记
陆游 Yóu Lu You (1125-1210), widely regarded as the greatest of the Southern Song poets
知青 zhī qīng educated youth (sent to work in farms during the Cultural Revolution)
不用谢 yòng xiè You're welcome / Don't mention it
索性 suǒ xìng you might as well (do it) / simply / just
中国共产主义青年团 Zhōng guó Gòng chǎn zhǔ Qīng nián tuán Communist Youth League of China / China Youth League
青年团 qīng nián tuán youth corps / youth wing of a political party
烦请 fán qǐng (courteous) would you please ...
不见不散 jiàn sàn lit. Even if we don't see each other, don't give up and leave (idiom) / fig. Be sure to wait! / See you there!
共产主义青年团 Gòng chǎn zhǔ Qīng nián tuán the Communist Youth League
走你 zǒu (neologism c. 2012) (interjection of encouragement) Let’s do this! / Come on, you can do this!
攸县 Yōu xiàn You county in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan
难为 nán wei to bother / to press sb, usu. to do sth / it's a tough job / sorry to bother you (polite, used to thank sb for a favor)
有木有 yǒu yǒu (slang) come on, you can't deny it! / don't you think so?! / (melodramatic form of 有沒有|有没有)
真有你的 zhēn yǒu de You're really quite something! / You're just amazing!
中国青年报 Zhōng guó Qīng nián Bào China Youth Daily, www.cyol.net
archaic variant of 你[ni3] / you
去你的 de Get along with you!
千篇一律 qiān piān thousand articles, same rule (idiom); stereotyped and repetitive / once you've seen one, you've seen them all
提防 fáng to guard against / to be vigilant / watch you don't (slip) / also pr. [ti2 fang2]
学无止境 xué zhǐ jìng no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study. / You live and learn.
切莫 qiè you must not / Please don't... / be sure not to / on no account (do it)
取长补短 cháng duǎn lit. use others' strengths to make up for one's weak points (idiom from Mencius) / to use this in place of that / what you lose on the swings, you win on the roundabouts
葛优 Yōu Ge You (1957-), Chinese actor
恭喜发财 gōng cái May you have a prosperous New Year! (New Year's greeting)
古惑仔 huò zǎi gangster / hooligan / problem youth / at-risk youth
3Q sān Q (Internet slang) thank you (loanword)
有人想你 yǒu rén xiǎng Bless you! (after a sneeze)
后生 hòu shēng young generation / youth / young man
好好学习,天天向上 hǎo hǎo xué , tiān tiān xiàng shàng study hard and every day you will improve (idiom)
假一赔十 jiǎ péi shí lit. if one is fake, I shall compensate you for ten of them / fig. (of goods) 100% genuine
诚然 chéng rán indeed / true! (I agree with you)
何乐而不为 ér wéi What can you have against it? (idiom) / We should do this. / Go for it!
行不通 xíng bu tōng won't work / will get (you) nowhere
少年先锋队 Shào nián Xiān fēng duì Young Pioneers of China (primary school league, a preparation for Communist Youth League) / abbr. to 少先隊|少先队
应该的 yīng gāi de you're most welcome / sure thing! / I did what I was supposed to do
防不胜防 fáng shèng fáng you can't guard against it (idiom) / impossible to defend effectively / not much one can do about it / It can't be prevented.
所见即所得 suǒ jiàn suǒ What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG)
招财进宝 zhāo cái jìn bǎo ushering in wealth and prosperity (idiom and traditional greeting, esp. at New Year); We wish you wealth and success!
非你莫属 fēi shǔ it's yours exclusively (idiom) / you are the one / only you deserve it / only you can do it
贤妻 xián (old) perfect wife / you, my beloved wife


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