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HSK level 3: 383 word(s) found.


āiinterjection or grunt of agreement or recognition (e.g. yes, it's me!); to sigh
áito suffer; to endure; to pull through (hard times); to delay; to stall; to play for time; to dawdle
áicancer; carcinoma; also pr. [yan2]
āncontent; calm; still; quiet; safe; secure; in good health; to find a place for; to install; to fix; to fit; to bring (a charge against sb); to pacify; security; safety; peace; ampere; surname An
áoendure; to boil
to hold on to; to cling to; to dig up; to rake; to push aside; to climb; to pull out; to strip off
dam; dike; embankment; CL:
to stop; to cease; to dismiss; to suspend; to quit; to finish
bānsort; kind; class; way; manner
bànpetal; segment; clove (of garlic); piece; section; fragment; valve; lamella; classifier for pieces, segments etc
bǎngto tie; bind or fasten together; to kidnap
bànga stick; club or cudgel; smart; capable; strong; wonderful; classifier for legs of a relay race
bàngsee 磅秤 scale; platform balance; pound (unit of weight, about 454 grams)
bāoto peel; to skin; to shell; to shuck
bǎoa jewel or gem; a treasure; precious
bèicontemporaries; generation; lifetime
bēnto hurry or rush; to run quickly; to elope
bèngo to; towards
béngneed not; (contraction of and )
wall; rampart
certainly; must; will; necessarily
bǐngthird of 10 heavenly stems 十天干; third in order; letter "C" or roman "III" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; propyl
bǐnghandle 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
bǐnground flat cake; cookie; cake; pastry; CL:
to push aside; to appropriate (money); to move; to set aside; to poke; to stir; group (of people); batch; to dial
to sow; to scatter; to spread; to broadcast; Taiwan pr. [bo4]
cǎnmiserable; wretched; cruel; inhuman; seriously; badly; tragic
cāngcabin; the hold of a ship or airplane
the side; to incline towards; to lean; inclined; lateral; side
side; to lean; to survey; to measure; conjecture
chǎnto shovel; to remove; spade; shovel; to level off; to root up
cháotide; current; damp; moist; humid
chǎosaute; pan-fry; to fry; fried
chěto pull; to tear; (of cloth, thread etc) to buy; to chat; to gossip
chèto remove; to take away; to withdraw
chénto submerge; to immerse; to sink; to keep down; to lower; to drop; deep; profound; heavy
chēngto support; to prop-up; to push or move with a pole; to maintain; to open or unfurl; to fill to bursting point; brace; stay; support
chéngto hold; to contain; to ladle; to pick up with a utensil
chípond; reservoir; moat; surname Chi
chílate; delayed; slow; surname Chi
chòngpowerful; vigorous; pungent; towards; in view of
chóuhatred; animosity; enmity; a rival; an enemy; feud
chǒushameful; ugly; disgraceful; clown; 2nd earthly branch: 1-3 a.m., 12th solar month (6th January to 3rd February), year of the Ox; surname Chou
chuǎnto gasp; to pant; asthma
chuànto string together; to mix up; to conspire; to rove; to make a swift or abrupt linear movement (like a bead on an abacus); to move across; bunch or cluster; string (computing); classifier for rows or strings
chuíto hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
chúnpure; simple; unmixed; genuine
chinaware; porcelain; china
cóngcluster; collection; collection of books; thicket
còuto gather together, pool or collect; to happen by chance; to move close to; to exploit an opportunity
cuànto flee; to scuttle; to exile or banish; to amend or edit
cuōto rub or roll between the hands or fingers; to twist
to attain; to reach; to amount to; to communicate; eminent; surname Da
dānto undertake; to carry; to shoulder; to take responsibility
dǎnthe gall; the nerve; courage; guts; gall bladder
dēngto pedal
dèngto open (one's eyes) wide; to stare at; to glare at
background; bottom; base; the end of a period of time; towards the end of (last month)
to press against; to support; to prop up; to resist; to equal; to balance; to make up for; to mortgage; to arrive
diànpad; cushion; mat
diéto fold; to fold over in layers; to furl; to layer; to pile up; to repeat; to duplicate
dīngfourth of 10 heavenly stems 十天干; fourth in order; letter "D" or roman "IV" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; butyl; cubes (of food); surname Ding
dīngto watch attentively; to fix attention on; to stare; to gaze; to follow; to shadow sb
dīngnail; to pin up; to nail; to keep at sb; to follow closely
dǒuto tremble; to shake out; to reveal; to make it in the world
dǒusteep; precipitous; abrubtly; suddenly; unexpectedly
dòuto fight; to struggle; to condemn; to censure; to contend; to put together; coming together
poison; narcotics; evil
èevil; fierce; vicious; ugly; coarse; to harm
to punish; to penalize
fānforeign; ethnic groups from outside China; (when used after a verb) times or fold; classifier for the number of iterations of an action or deed etc
fánto feel vexed; to bother; to trouble; superfluous and confusing; edgy
fǎncontrary; in reverse; inside-out or upside-down; to reverse; to return; to oppose; opposite; against; anti-; to rebel; to use analogy; instead; abbr. for 反切 phonetic system
fǎnto return (to)
fǎngto spin (cotton or hemp etc); fine woven silk fabric
fēito not be; not; wrong; incorrect; non-; un-; in-; to reproach or blame; (colloquial) to insist on; simply must; abbr. for 非洲, Africa
fèito abolish; to abandon; to abrogate; to discard; to depose; to oust; crippled; abandoned; waste
féngrave; tomb; CL:; embankment; mound; ancient book
fěnpowder; cosmetic face powder; food prepared from starch; noodles or pasta made from any kind of flour; whitewash; white; pink
fènmanure; dung
fēnginsane; mad; wild
féngto sew; to stitch
clothes; dress; garment; to serve; to obey; to convince; to acclimatize; to take (medicine); mourning clothes; to wear mourning clothes
look down; stoop
lose; negative (math. etc); to bear; to carry (on one's back)
gānsweet; willing; surname Gan; abbr. for Gansu Province 甘肃省
gāngjar; vat; classifier for loads of laundry; CL:
稿gǎomanuscript; draft; stalk of grain
gōngpublic; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)
gōngpalace; castration (as corporal punishment); first note in pentatonic scale; surname Gong
gōnga bow (weapon); CL:; surname Gong
gōngto attack; to accuse; to study
gōuditch; gutter; groove; gully; ravine; CL:
gōuto hook; to sew; to crochet; hook; check mark or tick; window catch; arb
gòuto buy; to purchase
share; portion; section; part; thigh; classifier for smells, electric currents, spirals etc; whiff
to employ; to hire; to rent
guāmelon; gourd; squash
guāi(of a child) obedient, well-behaved; clever; shrewd; alert; perverse; contrary to reason; irregular; abnormal
guànaccustomed to; used to; indulge; to spoil (a child)
guànto irrigate; to pour
guàncan; jar; pot
广guǎngwide; numerous; to spread; surname Guang
guīto go back; to return; to return or give back sth; to resign; to surrender; (of a woman) to get married (old)
guǒto bind; to wrap; a bundle; a parcel
hāisound of sighing
hànto solder; weld by heat; to weld
hàomouse; new; to waste; to spend; to consume; to squander
expel breath; my goodness
to investigate; pit; stone; nucleus; nuclear; to examine; to check; to verify
hěnfierce; very
hénghorizontal; across; (horizontal character stroke)
hǒuroar or howl of an animal; bellow of rage
to protect
怀huáibosom; heart; mind; to think of; to harbor in one's mind; to conceive (a child); surname Huai
huànto call
huànto suffer (from illness); to contract (a disease); misfortune; trouble; danger; worry
huāngdesolate; shortage; scarce; out of practice; absurd; uncultivated; to neglect
huàngto sway; to shake
huǐdefame; to slander; o destroy by fire; a blaze; to destroy; to damage; to ruin
huìclass; collection; remit; to converge (of rivers); to exchange
hūnmuddle-headed; twilight; to faint; to lose consciousness
huǒcompanion; partner; group; classifier for groups of people; to combine; together; meals (abbr. for 伙食
huòto reap; to harvest; to catch; to obtain; to capture
machine; engine; opportunity; intention; aircraft; pivot; crucial point; flexible (quick-witted); organic; CL:; surname Ji
season; the last month of a season; fourth or youngest amongst brothers; classifier for seasonal crop yields; surname Ji
to calculate; to compute; to count; to regard as important; to plan; ruse; meter; gauge; surname Ji
jiābeautiful; fine; good
jiǎfirst of the ten heavenly stems 十天干; (used for an unspecified person or thing); first (in a list, as a party to a contract 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)
jiàprice; value; valence (on an atom)
jià(of a woman) to marry; to marry off a daughter; to shift (blame etc)
jiāndouble; twice; simultaneous; holding two or more (official) posts at the same time
jiānto pan fry; to sauté
jiǎnbase; alkali; soda (chemistry)
jiàngradual; gradually
jiàninexpensive; lowly
jiāngigid; stiff (corpse); rigid; deadlock
jiàngthick paste of fermented soya bean; marinated in soya paste; paste; jam
jiāoto pour liquid; to irrigate (using waterwheel); to water; to cast (molten metal); to mold
jiǎoto disturb; to annoy; to mix; to stir
jiàoa nap; a sleep; CL:
jiēto take the lid off; to expose; to unmask
jiēto bear fruit; to produce; firm; solid
jiéa section; to cut off (a length)
jiéknot; sturdy; bond; to tie; to bind; to check out (of a hotel)
jìnto immerse; to soak; to steep; gradually
jīngto start; to be frightened; to be scared; alarm
jīngessence; extract; vitality; energy; semen; sperm; mythical goblin spirit; highly perfected; elite; the pick of sth; proficient (refined ability); extremely (fine); selected rice (archaic)
jìngclean; completely; only
jìngborder; place; condition; boundary; circumstances; territory
jìngunexpectedly; actually; to go so far as to; indeed
jiūto seize; to clutch; to hold tight; to grip
office; situation; classifier for games: match, set, round etc; narrow
drama; play; show; severe
according to; to act in accordance with; to depend on; to seize; to occupy
to congregate; to assemble; to mass; to gather together; to amass; to polymerize
at a distance of; distance; to be apart
juéto cut short; extinct; to disappear; to vanish; absolutely; by no means
juéfeel; find that; thinking; awake; aware
jūnequal; even; all; uniform
customer; visitor; guest
kēngpit; to defraud
kòngto empty; vacant; unoccupied; space; leisure; free time
dried up
kuāto boast; to exaggerate; to praise; see 夸克
kuǎto collapse; to break or wear down; to defeat
kuāngbasket; CL:
kuángmad; wild; violent
kuòrich; wide; broad
hot (spicy); pungent
láofirm; sturdy; fold (for animals); sacrifice; prison
happy; laugh; cheerful; surname Le
lèngto look distracted; to stare blankly; distracted; blank; (coll.) unexpectedly; rash; rashly
texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
gift; rite; ceremony; CL:; propriety; etiquette; courtesy; surname Li
sharp; favorable; advantage; benefit; profit; interest; to do good to; to benefit; surname Li
liànto refine; to smelt
liàngcapacity; quantity; amount; to estimate; abbr. for 量词, classifier (in Chinese grammar); measure word
liàomaterial; stuff; grain; feed; to expect; to anticipate; to guess
lièto split; to crack; to break open; to rend
línto drain; to drench; to drip; diseases of the bladder
lìngto order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make sth happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old)
liūto slip away; to escape in stealth; to skate
lǒngto gather together; to collect; to approach; to draw near to; to add; to sum up; to comb (hair)
lǒuto hug; to embrace; to hold in one's arms
lou(final particle equivalent to )
dew; syrup; nectar; outdoors (not under cover); to show; to reveal; to betray; to expose; surname Lu
aluminum (chemistry)
luǎnegg; ovum; spawn
lùnby the; per; discuss; theory; to talk (about); to discuss
luógong; CL:
mánto conceal from; to keep (sb) in the dark
mēnstuffy; shut indoors; to smother; to cover tightly
mènbored; depressed; melancholy; sealed; airtight; tightly closed
méngto cover; ignorant; to suffer (misfortune); to receive (a favor); to cheat; surname Meng; blind; dim sighted; drizzle; mist
měngferocious; suddenly; fierce; violent; abrupt
to squint
bewilder; crazy about; fan; enthusiast; lost; confused
miáosprout; Hmong or Miao ethnic group of southwest China; surname Miao
míngto cry (of birds)
mìnglife; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title etc
to smear; to wipe; to erase; classifier for wisps of cloud, light-beams etc
ink stick; China ink; corporal punishment consisting of carving and inking characters on the victim's forehead; abbr. for 墨西哥 Mexico; CL:; surname Mo; abbr. for 墨西哥, Mexico
tip; end; final stage; latter part; inessential detail; powder; dust; opera role of old man
grave; tomb; mausoleum
curtain or screen; canopy or tent; headquarters of a general; act (of a play)
nǎibreast; lady; milk
nàicapable of enduring; able to tolerate; patient; durable; hardy; resistant
nèntender; soft; delicate; light (color); inexperienced; unskilled
niángmother; young lady
niēto pinch (with one's fingers); to knead; to make up
nǐngmistake; to twist
anger; fury; flourishing; vigorous
òoh (interjection indicating that one has just learned sth)
to lie on one's stomach; to lean forward, resting one's upper body (on a desktop etc); (Taiwan) percent
pānto climb (by pulling oneself up); to implicate; to claim connections of higher status
pànbank; field-path
pànto hope for; to long for; to expect
pāoto throw; to toss; to fling; to cast; to abandon
pàobubble; 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)
pèito join; to fit; to mate; to mix; to match; to deserve; to make up (a prescription)
péngshed; canopy; shack
pīnto piece together; to join together; to stake all; adventurous; at the risk of one's life; to spell
píngto lean against; to rely on; on the basis of; no matter (how, what etc); proof
píngto discuss; to comment; to criticize; to judge; to choose (by public appraisal)
to splash; to spill; rough and coarse; brutish
paint; lacquer; CL:
his; her; its; theirs; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)
chess; CL:
qiānlead (chemistry)
qiàoto stick up; to rise on one end; to tilt
qīnparent; one's own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss
qínguqin or zither, cf 古琴; musical instrument in general
qíngfeeling; emotion; passion; situation
to take a wife; to marry (a woman)
ráorich; abundant; exuberant; to add for free; to throw in as bonus; to spare; to forgive; despite; although; surname Rao
rènto assign; to appoint; to take up a post; office; responsibility; to let; to allow; to give free rein to; no matter (how, what etc); surname Ren
róngto hold; to contain; to allow; appearance; look; countenance
róuto knead; to massage; to rub
ruòto seem; like; as; if
sāito stop up; to squeeze in; to stuff; cork; stopper; Serbia; Serbian; abbr. for 塞尔维亚
sǎnleisurely; loosen; powdered medicine; to scatter; to come loose
sànto break up (of couples); to distribute; to let out; to fire or discharge (sb)
shācotton yarn; muslin
shānto delete
shèto set up; to arrange; to establish; to found; to display
shǐto gallop; speedily; to proceed to; to pilot (ship, plane etc); to sail
shǒuto guard; to defend; to keep watch; to abide by the law; to observe (rules or ritual); nearby; adjoining
shòuto sell; to make or carry out (a plan or intrigue etc)
shūa comb; to comb
shùto bind; bunch; bundle; classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of light etc; to control; surname Shu
shuǎto play with; to juggle
shuānto tie up
shuìtaxes; duties
sōuclassifier for ships; Taiwan pr. [sao1]
suīalthough; even though
suǒto lock up; to lock; CL:
to tread; to stamp; to step on; to press a pedal; to investigate on the spot
tānto spread out; vendor's stand
tānbeach; shoal; CL:
special; unique; distinguished; especially; unusual; very
hoof; pig's trotters
tīng(reception) hall; office
tǒngtube; cylinder
tūnto swallow; to take
tuóto carry on one's back
roof tile; abbr. for 瓦特, watt (loan)
wǎnto pull; to draw (a cart or a bow); to lead (an animal); an elegy (for use in funeral procession); to turn (change direction); to roll up (a scroll); to coil
wǎngnet; network
wèitaste; smell
wēnwarm; lukewarm; temperature; to warm up; mild; soft; tender; to review; to revise; epidemic; surname Wen
wěnkiss; to kiss; mouth
wēngonomat. buzz; hum; drone
to lie; to crouch
dirty; filthy; foul; corrupt; to smear; to defile; dirt; filth
mistake; error; to miss; to harm; to delay; to neglect
rare; uncommon; watery; sparse
tin (chemistry); to bestow; to confer; to grant; Taiwan pr. [xi2]
xiāblind; groundlessly; foolishly; to no purpose
xiāshrimp; prawn
xiánsalted; salty; stingy; miserly; all; everyone; each; widespread; harmonious; surname Xian
xiánto dislike; suspicion; resentment; enmity; abbr. for 嫌犯, criminal suspect
xiǎndanger; dangerous; rugged
xiànappear; present; now; existing; current
xiànpitfall; trap; to get stuck; to sink; to cave in; to frame (false charge); to capture (a city in battle); to fall (to the enemy); defect
xiāngbox; trunk; chest
xiànglane; alley
xiāoto scrape
xièto unload; to unhitch; to remove or strip; to get rid of
xiōngvicious; fierce; ominous; inauspicious; famineterrible; fearful
xiùto embroider; embroidery
xiùto corrode; to rust
to require; to need; to want; necessity; need
beard; mustache; feeler (of an insect etc); tassel; must; to have to; to wait
xuánto hang or suspend; to worry; public announcement; unresolved; baseless; without foundation
xúnto search; to look for; to seek
mortgage; to pawn; to detain in custody
bud; sprout
yānto flood; to submerge; to drown; to irritate the skin (of liquids); to delay
yāncigarette or pipe tobacco; CL:; smoke; mist; vapour; CL:[lu:3]; tobacco plant; (of the eyes) to be irritated by smoke
yántight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father; surname Yan
yángto raise; to hoist; the action of tossing or winnowing; scattering (in the wind); to flutter; to propagate
yángocean; vast; foreign; silver dollar or coin
yáokiln; oven
mother's sister; aunt
second of 10 heavenly stems 十天干; second in order; letter "B" or roman "II" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc; second party (in legal contract, usually 乙方, as opposed to 甲方); ethyl; bent; winding; radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5)
to lean on; rely upon
easy; amiable; to change; to exchange; surname Yi
yīnsound; noise; note (of musical scale); tone; news; syllable; reading (phonetic value of a character)
yǐnto draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch sth; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
yíngto welcome; to meet; to face; to forge ahead (esp. in the face of difficulties)
yìngto answer; to respond; to comply with; to deal or cope with; surname Ying
yo(sentence-final particle expressing exhortation); (syllable filler in a song)
yǒngto bubble up; to rush forth
yóuto walk; to tour; to roam; to travel; to swim; surname You
extra; surplus; remaining; remainder after division; (following numerical value) or more; in excess of (some number); residue (math.); after; I; me; I (used by emperor)surname Yu
yuànto hope; to wish; to desire; hoped-for; ready; willing; sincere
yuànpark; surname Yuan
yuèto exceed; to climb over; to surpass; the more... the more; generic word for peoples or states of south China or south Asia at different historical periods; abbr. for Vietnam 越南
yūnconfused; dizzy; giddy; to faint; to swoon; to lose consciousness; to pass out
smash; smashed; to fail; to get it wrong
zāito grow; to plant; to insert; to force on sb; to fall head first
zàito carry; to convey; to load; to hold; to fill up; and; also; as well as; simultaneously
zāodregs; draff; pickled in wine; rotten; messy; ruined
zāoto meet by chance (usually with misfortune); classifier for events: time, turn, incident
záochisel; to bore a hole; to chisel or dig; certain; authentic; irrefutable
zhāslag (in mining or smelting); dregs
zháto deep fry
zhàto explode
zhàidebt; CL:
zhāno moisten; to moisten; to be infected by; to receive favors
zhǎna small cup; classifier for lamps
zhàngcovering veil; canopy; screen; tent; variant of
zhàngdropsical; swollen; to swell; to be bloated
zhāoto recruit; to provoke; to beckon; to incur; to infect; contagious; a move (chess); a maneuver; device; trick; to confess
zhàocover; fish trap (basket); shade
zhēto cover up (a shortcoming); to screen off; to hide; to conceal
zhě(after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ...; (after a noun) person involved in...; -er; -ist; (used after a number or or to refer to sth mentioned previously); (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term); (old) (used at the end of a command); (old) this
zhèncomposed; small town; to suppress; to press down; to guard; garrison; to cool or chill (food or drinks)
zhènto shake; to vibrate; to jolt; to quake; excited; shocked; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦, symbolizing thunder; ☳
zhēngto request; to impose (taxes); to levy (troops); to draft (for military service); phenomenon; symptom; characteristic sign (used as proof); evidence; journey; trip; expedition; to go on long campaign; to attack
zhěngexactly; in good order; whole; complete; entire; in order; orderly; to repair; to mend; to renovate; to make sb suffer; to punish; to fix; to give sb a hard time
zhèngto earn; to make (money)
zhī(possessive particle, literary equivalent of ); him; her; it
zhībranch; classifier for sticks, rods, pencils etc
zhīto know; to be aware
zhívalue; (to be) worth; to happen to; to be on duty
zhìto manufacture; to make; system; to control; to regulat
zhìto send; to devote; to deliver; to cause; to convey; fine; delicate
zhìcharacter; nature; quality; plain; to pawn; pledge; hostage; to question; Taiwan pr. [zhi2]
zhǒngto swell; swelling; swollen
zhòngto hit (the mark); to be hit by; to suffer
zhōucongee; gruel; porridge; CL:
zhòuto wrinkle; wrinkled; to crease
zhùto help; to assist
zhùto cast or found metals
zhùto halt; to stay; to be stationed (of troops, diplomats etc)
zhuānfor a particular person, occasion, purpose; focused on one thing; special; expert; particular (to sth); concentrated; specialized
zhuànto earn; to make a profit
zhuāngstump; stake; pile; classifier for items
zhuàngto strengthen; strong; robust; Zhuang ethnic group of Guangxi, the PRC's second most numerous ethnic group; Zhuang: Bouxcuengh
zhuàngclassifier for buildings; carriage curtain (old)
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
zǒngalways; to assemble; gather; total; overall; head; chief; general; in every case
to hire; to rent; to charter; to rent out; to lease out; rent; land tax
foot; to be sufficient; ample
zuìguilt; crime; fault; blame; sin