IC 1 L1D1 Exchanging Greetings: Vocabulary and Dialogue

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com

IC1  Lesson 1 Dialogue 1: Exchanging Greetings:


Click on the word to hear the sound and its stroke animation, and examples of word combinations and sentences


ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad Pinyin English Definition
1 you (informal, as opposed to courteous )
2 hǎo good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness)
3 qǐng to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request
4 wèn to ask
5 guì honorable; expensive; noble; your (name); precious
6 xìng family name; surname; Classifiers: ; to be surnamed
7 I; me; my
8 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 decl
9 小姐 xiǎo jie young lady; miss; (slang) prostitute; Classifiers:
10 jiào to call; to be called; to shout; to order; to ask; to be called; by (indicates agent in the passive mood)
11 什么 什麼 shén me what?; who?; something; anything
12 名字 míng zi name (of a person or thing); Classifiers:
13 李友 yǒu
14 surname Li; plum
15 王朋 wáng péng Wang Peng (A person name)
16 wáng surname Wang; king or monarch; best or strongest of its type; grand; great


No. Chinese Pinyin Definition
1 you,second person pronoun
2 nín honorific for ‘you’
3 hǎo/hào good,well,nice,excellent,fine,finishing,suitable,proper, to love, to like
4 qǐng to ask,to invite,please (do something),to treat (to a meal etc),to request
5 wèn to ask about,to inquire after,to ask
6 guì expensive,noble,costly,valuable,your (name),precious
7 xìng family name,surname,name,clan
8 I,me,my
9 ne/ní interrogative or emphatic final, woolen material(ni2)
10 xiǎo small,tiny,few,insignificant,young,Kangxi radical number 42
11 jiě elder sister,young lady
12 jiào to call,to yell,to be called,to order, to greet, to shout, to cry
13 shén/shí what,mixed,miscellaneous
14 me/ma interrogative particle,repetition of a tune small,tender
15 míng name,famous,title,rank,noun (part of speech),place (e.g. among winners),measure word for people
16 letter,symbol,character,word
17 xiān first,former,previous,early,prior,in advance
18 shēng to be born,to give birth,life,to grow,living,lifetime,birth,Kangxi radical 100
19 plum,surname Li
20 yǒu friend,companion,fraternity
21 péng friend,pal,acquaintance^

Vocabulary  (two-character combinations)

No. Chinese Pinyin Definition
1 nǐ hǎo Hello
2 qǐng wèn May I ask
3 guì xìng honorable family name
4 nǐ ne How about you
5 xiǎo jiě miss
6 shén me what
7 xiān shēng Mr.
8 lǐ yǒu Li You (a personal name)
9 wáng péng Wang Peng (a Personal name)
10 péng yǒu Friend^










No. Chinese Pinyin Definition
1 nǐ hǎo Hello; How do you do?
2 qǐng wèn nǐ guì xìng What is your family name please?
3 wǒ xìng lǐ nǐ ne My family name is Li. how about you?
4 wǒ xìng wáng My family name is Wang.
5 lǐ xiǎo jiě nǐ jiào shén me míng zì Miss Li, what is your name?
6 wǒ jiào lǐ yǒu My name is Li You
7 wáng xiān shēng nǐ jiào shen2shén me5me míng zì Mr. Wang, what is your name?
8 wǒ jiào wáng péng My name is Wang Peng.

Quizlet for IC1 L1D1


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