Basic Chinese Words That Should You Know

When starting your Chinese language learning journey, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with some basic words that will lay the foundation for communication. Here are some essential Chinese words that you should know:

  1. 你好 (nǐ hǎo) – Hello
  2. 谢谢 (xiè xiè) – Thank you
  3. 对不起 (duì bù qǐ) – Sorry
  4. 再见 (zài jiàn) – Goodbye
  5. 是 (shì) – Yes
  6. 不是 (bú shì) – No
  7. 是的 (shì de) – That’s right
  8. 不错 (bú cuò) – Not bad
  9. 请 (qǐng) – Please
  10. 有 (yǒu) – Have/There is
  11. 没有 (méi yǒu) – Don’t have/There isn’t
  12. 是不是 (shì bú shì) – Is it?
  13. 什么 (shén me) – What
  14. 多少 (duō shǎo) – How much/How many
  15. 哪里 (nǎ lǐ) – Where
  16. 谁 (shuí) – Who
  17. 怎么样 (zěn me yàng) – How is it/How about
  18. 星期几 (xīng qī jǐ) – What day of the week
  19. 时间 (shí jiān) – Time
  20. 好吃 (hǎo chī) – Delicious

These basic words will allow you to engage in simple conversations and express yourself in everyday situations. Remember to practice these words regularly, both in writing and speaking, to reinforce your vocabulary acquisition. As you progress, you can expand your vocabulary by learning more words and phrases that are relevant to your interests and needs.

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