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HSK Vocabulary

The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK) remains the most important standardized test for Mandarin Chinese, and we've got the vocabulary list breakdowns with our own succinct learner-friendly English translations.

Previous Words New Words Total Words
HSK 1 -- 150 150
HSK 2 150 150 300
HSK 3 300 300 600
HSK 4 600 600 1200
HSK 5 1200 1300 2500

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A2 (5)

Similar Words

Level Vocabulary Point Keywords
A2 Comparing "gaoxing" and "kaixin" 开心 (kāixīn)高兴 (gāoxìng)
A2 Comparing "jian" and "jianmian" 见 (jiàn)见面 (jiànmiàn)
A2 Comparing "jian" and "kan" 看 (kàn)见 (jiàn)
A2 Comparing "renshi" and "zhidao" 知道 (zhīdào)认识 (rènshi)
A2 Comparing "shao" and "xiao" 小 (xiǎo)少 (shǎo)

B1 (33)

Similar Words

Level Vocabulary Point Keywords
B1 Comparing "banfa" and "fangfa" 办法 (bànfǎ)方法 (fāngfǎ)
B1 Comparing "bang" and "bangzhu" 帮 (bāng)帮助 (bāngzhù)
B1 Comparing "bangmang" and "bangzhu" 帮助 (bāngzhù)帮忙 (bāngmáng)
B1 Comparing "bangongshi" and "gongsi" 公司 (gōngsī)办公室 (bàngōngshì)
B1 Comparing "bian" and "bianhua" 变 (biàn)变化 (biànhuà)
B1 Comparing "bian" and "ci" 次 (cì)遍 (biàn)
B1 Comparing "cengjing" and "yijing" 已经 (yǐjīng)曾经 (céngjīng)
B1 Comparing "changchang" and "jingchang" 常常 (chángcháng)经常 (jīngcháng)
B1 Comparing "chuan" and "dai" 戴 (dài)穿 (chuān)
B1 Comparing "dai" and "dai" 带 (dài)戴 (dài)
B1 Comparing "danxin" and "zhaoji" 担心 (dānxīn)着急 (zháojí)
B1 Comparing "dasuan" and "jihua" 打算 (dǎsuàn)计划 (jìhuà)
B1 Comparing "dedao" and "shoudao" 得到 (dédào)收到 (shōudào)
B1 Comparing "deng" and "dengdeng" 等 (děng)等等 (děngděng)
B1 Comparing "dou" and "quan" 全 (quán)都 (dōu)
B1 Comparing "fei" and "pang" 肥 (féi)胖 (pàng)
B1 Comparing "gai" and "gaibian" 改 (gǎi)改变 (gǎibiàn)
B1 Comparing "gan" and "zuo" 做 (zuò)干 (gàn)
B1 Comparing "ganjue" and "juede" 感觉 (gǎnjué)觉得 (juéde)
B1 Comparing "gaoxing" and "kuaile" 快乐 (kuàilè)高兴 (gāoxìng)
B1 Comparing "gongfu" and "shijian" 工夫 (gōngfu)时间 (shíjiān)
B1 Comparing "gongzuo" and "shangban" 上班 (shàngbān)工作 (gōngzuò)
B1 Comparing "henduo" and "xuduo" 很多 (hěn duō)许多 (xǔduō)
B1 Comparing "hua" and "yong" 用 (yòng)花 (huā)
B1 Comparing "jia" and "jiating" 家 (jiā)家庭 (jiātíng)
B1 Comparing "jiu" and "lao" 旧 (jiù)老 (lǎo)
B1 Comparing "meili" and "piaoliang" 漂亮 (piàoliang)美丽 (měilì)
B1 Comparing "qihou", "qiwen", and "tianqi" 天气 (tiānqì)气候 (qìhòu)气温 (qìwēn)
B1 Comparing "renwei" and "yiwei" 以为 (yǐwéi)认为 (rènwéi)
B1 Comparing "xiangfa" and "zhuyi" 主意 (zhǔyi)想法 (xiǎngfǎ)
B1 Comparing "yisi" and "yiyi" 意义 (yìyì)意思 (yìsi)
B1 Comparing "zhuan" and "guai" 拐 (guǎi)转 (zhuǎn)
B1 Comparing the two "zuo" 作 (zuò)做 (zuò)

B2 (43)

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