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What is the meaning and pinyin of this character?

好久不見

hǎo​ jiǔ​ bu​ jiàn

Long time no see

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亞洲

Yà​ zhōu

Asia

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日本

Rì​ běn

Japan / Japanese

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泰國

Tài​ guó

Thailand

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韓國

Hán ​guó

Korea

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怪不得

guài​ bu ​de

Adv: no wonder

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假期

jià​ qī

vacation

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論文

lùn​ wén

thesis, dissertation

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實驗室 or 实验室

shí​ yàn​ shì

laboratory

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用功

yòng​-gōng

diligent / industrious (in one's studies) / to study hard / to make great effort

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難受 or 难受

nán​ shòu

to feel unwell / to suffer pain / to be difficult to bear

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印象

yìn ​xiàng

impression

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有趣

yǒu​ qù

interesting / fascinating / amusing

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現象 or 现象

xiàn​ xiàng

appearance

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習慣 or 习惯

xí​ guàn

V: to be accustomed to
N: habit, what (one) is accustomed to generally speaking

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一般說來 or 一般说来

yī​ bān ​shuō ​lái

generally speaking / in general

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What is the meaning and pinyin of this character?

抽水馬桶 or
抽水马桶

chōu ​shuǐ ​mǎ​ tǒng​

"pump water horse bucket"
toilet

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dūn

to crouch / to squat / to stay (somewhere)

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用不慣

yòng bú-guàn

cannot get used to using

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衛生 or 卫生

wèi ​shēng

health / hygiene / sanitation

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除非

chú​ fēi

Adv: unless

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設備

shè ​bèi

facilities

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住家

zhù ​jiā

N: residence

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公共

gōng ​gòng

public / common / communal

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澡堂

zǎo ​táng

bathhouse

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走路

zǒu ​lù

VO: to walk

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交通

jiāo​ tōng

traffic; transportation (systems)

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情況 or 情况

qíng​ kuàng

condition

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好像...似的

hǎo ​xiàng shì ​de

it seems that...

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to be afraid / to fear / to dread / to be unable to endure / perhaps

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計程車 or 计程车

jì​ chéng ​chē

"measure distance vehicle", taxicab

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橫衝直獞

héng chōng zhí zhuàng

"to charge vertically and horizontally", to drive recklessly

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好像...的樣子

hǎo​ xiàng...de yàng ​zi

It seems like...

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規則

guī ​zé

rules, regulations (traffic)

35

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紅綠燈

hóng lǜ​ dēng

traffic light

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斑馬線

bān ​mǎ​ xiàn

"zebra line", pedestrian crosswalk

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kān

V: keep an eye on

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發生不了作用

fā shēng bù-liǎo zuò ​yòng

RV: cannot be effective

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作用

zuò ​yòng

N: effect; function, usefulness

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tíng

V: to stop / to halt / to park (a car)

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What is the meaning and pinyin of this character?

照你這麼說來...

zhào nǐ zhè me shuō-lái...

according to what you are saying...

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千萬

qiān​ wàn

Adv: by all means

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誤會

wù​ huì

V: to misunderstand
N: misunderstanding

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特色

tè​ sè

characteristic (often used in a positive sense)

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首都

shǒu dū

"head city", (nation's) capital

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所在地

suǒ​ zài ​dì

location

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中心

zhōng​ xīn

center

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古老

gǔ ​lǎo

ancient

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之一

zhī ​yī

one of the...

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明朝

míng ​cháo

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

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清朝

qīng ​cháo

Ch'ing or Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

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建築

jiàn​ zhù

building, architectural construction

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參觀

cān​ guān

To visit (an organization, a famous site, etc.)

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貿易

mào ​yì

trade

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市中心

shì ​zhōng ​xīn

center of town, downtown

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歐洲

Ōu ​zhōu

Europe

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風味 or 风味

fēng wèr

style, flavor (abstract)

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世紀

shì​ jì

century

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末年

mò​ nián

the last years (of a century of dynasty)

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初年

chū​ nián

the beginning of a period of years

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侵略

qīn lüè

V: to invade
N: invasion

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西化

Xī​ huā

westernized

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吸引

xī​ yǐn

to attract

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成千上萬

chéng ​qiān shàng ​wàn

"reach thousand upon ten thousand", very many

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觀光客

guān'​guāng​ kè​

tourists

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從前

cóng ​qián

in the past, before

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開放

kāi​ fàng

Adj: unrestricted, open
V: to open

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據...說

jù ​shuō

according to...

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生產

shēng​ chǎn

N: production
V: to produce

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bèi

times (as in: five times as big)

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農民

nóng​ mín

peasant

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收入

shōu ​rù

income

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提高

tí​ gāo

to raise

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改善

gǎi ​shàn

to refine, to improve

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缺貨 or 缺货

quē ​huò

"short of goods", to be out of stock, to be sold out

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物價

wù ​jià

commodity prices

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治安

zhì​'ān

public security

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方式

fāng ​shì

style (of), mode

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大致

dà​ zhì

approximately, generally, in broad terms

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髮型 or 发型

fà ​xíng

hairstyle

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服裝 or 服装

fú ​zhuāng

clothing (formal)

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小說

xiǎo​ shuō

novel, fictional writings

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選擇

xuǎn​ zé

N: a selection
V: to select

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誘惑 or 诱惑

yòu ​huò

N: temptation
V: to tempt, to lure

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因此

yīn ​cǐ

Conj: therefore (formal)

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搶劫 or 抢劫

qiǎng ​jié

robbery (formal)

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案子

àn ​zi

(court) case

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比較

bǐ ​jiào

to compare

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資本主義 or 资本主义

zī ​běn ​zhǔ ​yì

capitalism

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道路

dào ​lù

route, road

91

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共產主義 or 共产主义

gòng ​chǎn ​zhǔ ​yì​

communism

92

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言論自由 or 言论自由

yán ​lùn ​zì​ yóu

freedom of speech

93

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在...內

zài​...nèi

within...

94

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範圍 or 范围

fàn​ wéi

scope, range

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批評

pī​ píng

to criticize / criticism

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提出

tí​ chū

to raise(issue), to bring up

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與 or 与



and (written)

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絕對 or 绝对

jué​ duì

absolutely; definitely

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允許 or 允许

yǔn ​xǔ

V: to allow, to permit
N: permission