HSK 2 Words & Flashcards

The HSK (Level II) assesses test takers’ abilities in the application of everyday Chinese. It is the counterpart of the Level II of the Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages and the A2 Level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEF). Test takers who are able to pass the HSK (Level II) have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
ba particle indicating polite suggestion/onomatopoeia | bar (serving drinks, providing internet access, etc.)
bái white/snowy/pure/bright/empty (Kangxi radical 106)
bǎi hundred
帮助 bāngzhù help/assist/aid
报纸 bàozhǐ newspaper
compare/(indicates comparison) (Kangxi radical 81)/to gesticulate as one talks
bié don't do something/don't/depart/other/difference/distinguish
宾馆 bīnguǎn guesthouse/hotel
cháng, zhǎng long/length | grow/chief (Kangxi radical 168)
唱歌 chànggē sing (a song)
chū go out/occur
穿 chuān to wear/put on/penetrate
(mw for number of times of occurrence)/nth/order
cóng from/obey/observe
cuò mistake/error/blunder/miss an opportunity
打篮球 dǎ lánqiú play basketball
大家 dàjiā everyone
但是 dànshì but/however
dào arrive (at a place)/until (a time)
de (complement particle)
děng to wait/rank/equal/etc.
弟弟 dìdi younger brother
第一 dìyī first/number 1
dǒng understand/know
duì correct/a pair/to face/be opposite/to/towards
房间 fángjiān room
非常 fēicháng extremely/extraordinary/very
服务员 fúwùyuán waiter, waitress/server/attendant
gāo high/tall (Kangxi radical 189)
告诉 gàosu to tell/inform
哥哥 gēge older brother
gěi to give/to grant/(passive particle)
公共汽车 gōnggòng qìchē (public) bus
公司 gōngsī company/corporation
guì expensive/noble/honorable/Guizhou province (abbreviation)
guò to pass/to cross/go over/(indicates a past experience)
hái still/yet/in addition/even
孩子 háizi child/children/son or daughter
好吃 hǎochī tasty
hēi black/dark (Kangxi radical 203)/Heilongjiang province (abbreviation)
hóng red/symbol of success/bonus/popular
火车站 huǒchēzhàn train station
jiàn (mw for things, clothes, and items)
教室 jiàoshì classroom
机场 jīchǎng airport/airfield
鸡蛋 jīdàn (chicken) egg
姐姐 jiějie older sister
介绍 jièshào to introduce/recommend/introduction
jìn enter/come in
jìn near/close (to)
jiù then/at once/just/only/with regard to
觉得 juéde feel/think
咖啡 kāfēi coffee
开始 kāishǐ begin/to start/beginning
考试 kǎoshì test/exam/to give or take a test
class/subject/lesson/course
可能 kěnéng possible/maybe
可以 kěyǐ can/may/possible/okay
kuài fast/quick/swift
快乐 kuàilè happy
lèi tired
leave/depart/go away/apart from
liǎng two/2/both/(unit of weight equal to 50 grams)
líng zero/remnant
road/path/journey/route
旅游 lǚyóu trip/journey/tour
mài to sell
màn slow
máng busy
měi each/every
妹妹 mèimei younger sister
mén door/opening/gate (Kangxi radical 169)
面条 miàntiáo noodles
nán male
nín you (polite)
牛奶 niúnǎi cow's milk
woman/female (Kangxi radical 38)
旁边 pángbiān side, beside
跑步 pǎobù to run/to jog
便宜 piányi cheap
piào ticket/bank note/a vote
起床 qǐ chuáng get out of bed
qiān one thousand
铅笔 qiānbǐ pencil
qíng clear/fine (as of weather)
妻子 qīzi wife
去年 qùnián last year
ràng ask/let/yield
sun/day/date/time (Kangxi radical 72)
上班 shàngbān go to work/be on duty
生病 shēngbìng get sick/fall ill
生日 shēngrì birthday
身体 shēntǐ health/(human) body
时间 shíjiān time/period
事情 shìqing matter/affair/thing/business
手表 shǒubiǎo wristwatch
手机 shǒujī mobile (cell) phone
说话 shuōhuà to talk/speak
sòng deliver/to carry/to give/send
虽然 suīrán although/even though
所以 suǒyǐ so/therefore/as a result
it
topic/subject/question on a test or assignment
跳舞 tiàowǔ to dance
踢足球 tīzúqiú to play football, soccer
wài outer/outside/in addition/foreign
wán to finish/be over/complete
wán to play/have a good time/visit/enjoy
wǎng to go (in a direction)/towards/in the past
晚上 wǎnshang evening/night
为什么 wèishénme why?/for what reason?
wèn ask/inquire
问题 wèntí question/problem
to wash/bathe
xiào to laugh/to smile
小时 xiǎoshí hour
西瓜 xīguā watermelon
xīn new/Xinjiang autonomous region (abbreviation)
xìng surname/family name
休息 xiūxi to rest/take a break
希望 xīwàng to hope/wish for/to desire
xuě snow
羊肉 yángròu mutton/lamb
眼睛 yǎnjing eye
颜色 yánsè color
yào medicine/drug/cure/chemical
yào to want/to need/will, shall/important
also/too
已经 yǐjing already
yīn cloudy (weather)/yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang)/secret/the moon/negative/shade
因为 yīnwèi because
一起 yìqǐ together/in the same place
意思 yìsi meaning/idea/opinion
一下 yíxià a little bit, while/one time/once
右边 yòubian the right (as opposed to left) side
游泳 yóuyǒng to swim
fish (Kangxi radical 195)
yuǎn far/distant/remote
运动 yùndòng (physical) exercise/movement/sports/campaign
zài again/once more
早上 zǎoshang (early) morning
丈夫 zhàngfu husband/man
zhǎo try to find/look for/seek/to give change
zhe -ing (indicating action in progress)
zhēn real/true/genuine
正在 zhèngzài in the process of (doing something)/currently
知道 zhīdao know/be aware of
准备 zhǔnbèi prepare/get ready
zǒu to walk/to go/to move (Kangxi radical 156)
zuì the most/-est/(indicator for superlative)
左边 zuǒbian the left side/the left

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