HSK 2 Vocabulary List

There are two sections in HSK Level 2: listening comprehension and reading comprehension. Both sections contain 60 items in total. Passing HSK 2 indicates that you have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate about routine tasks that require a simple and direct exchange of information. Before you take this test, you must have mastered 300 commonly used words and related grammar patterns in this HSK 2 vocabulary list.

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Chinese Pinyin English
Personal Pron.
I, me
我们 wǒmen we, us (pl.)
you
你们 nǐmen you (pl.)
he, him
she, her
他们 tāmen they (male+female / male,pl.)
她们 tāmen they (females, pl.)
Demonstrative Pron.
这 (这儿) zhè ( zhèr) here, this
那 (那儿) nà (nàr) there, that
Interrogative Pron.
哪(哪儿) nǎ (nǎr) where
shéi who
什么 shénme what, why
多少 duōshǎo how many, how much
a few, how many
怎么 zěnme how
怎么样 zěnmeyàng how about
nín you
it
大家 dàjiā everyone
měi every
为什么 wèishénme why
Numberal
one
èr two
sān three
four
five
liù six
seven
eight
jiǔ nine
shí ten
líng zero
liǎng two
bǎi hundred
qiān thousand
第一 dìyī first
Quantifier
one, a, an
suì year
běn volume
xiē some
kuài piece
number
公斤 gōngjīn kilogram
yuán yuan
jiàn piece
zhāng sheet
Adverb
no
méi no
hěn quite, very
tài too
dōu all
bié other
非常 fēicháng very
likewise
hái repay
zuì most
zhēn real
正在 zhèngzài be being
已经 yǐjīng already
一起 yìqǐ together
zài again
jiǜ at once
Conjunction
and
因为 yīnwèi because
所以 suǒyǐ so
但是 dànshì but
Preposition
zài in, at
cóng from
duì right
this
xiàng towards
leave
Auxiliary
de
le
ma
ne
de
zhe
guo
ba
Interjection
wèi hello
Noun
jiā home
学校 xuéxiào school
饭馆 fàndiàn restaunt
商店 shāngdiàn store
医院 yīyuàn hospital
火车站 huǒchēzhàn train station
中国 zhōngguó China
机场 jīchǎng airport
教室 jiàoshì classroom
房间 fángjiān room
road
北京 běijīng Beijing
shàng up
xià below
前面 qiánmiàn front
后面 hòumiàn behind
左边 zuǒbiān left
右边 yòubiān right
wài out
旁边 pángbiān side
lǐmiàn inside
今天 jīntiān today
明天 míngtiān tomorrow
昨天 zuótiān yesterday
上午 shàngwǔ morning
中午 zhōngwǔ noon
下午 xiàwǔ afternoon
nián year
yuè month
day
星期 xīngqī week
diǎn dot, spot
分钟 fēnzhōng minute
现在 xiànzài now
时候 shíhóu time
早上 zǎoshàng morning
晚上 wǎnshàng night
小时 xiǎoshí hour
时间 shíjiān time
去年 qùnián last year
hào number
生日 shēngrì birthday
爸爸 bàba father
妈妈 māma mother
儿子 érzi son
女儿 nǚér daughter
老师 lǎoshī teacher
学生 xuéshēng student
同学 tóngxué shoolmate
朋友 péngyǒu friend
医生 yīshēng doctor
先生 xiānshēng sir
小姐 xiǎojiě Miss
哥哥 gēge brother
姐姐 jiějie sister
弟弟 dìdi younger brother
妹妹 mèimei sis
丈夫 zhàngfu husband
妻子 qīzi wife
孩子 háizi child
男人 nánrén man
女人 nǚrén woman
服务员 fúwùyuán waiter
衣服 yīfu cloth
shuǐ water
cài vegetable
米饭 mǐfàn rice
水果 shuǐguǒ fruit
苹果 píngguǒ apple
chá tea
杯子 bēizi cup
qián money
飞机 fēijī airplane
出租车 chūzūchē taxi
电视 diànshì television
电脑 diànnǎo computer
电影 diànyǐng movie
天气 tiānqì weather
māo cat
gǒu dog
东西 dōngxī thing
fish
羊肉 yángròu mutton
牛奶 niúnǎi milk
鸡蛋 jīdàn egg
西瓜 xīguā watermelon
咖啡 kāfēi coffee
自行车 zìxíngchē bike
chuán boat
xué snow
yào medicine
手机 shǒujī phone
手表 shǒubiǎo watch
眼睛 yǎnjīng eye
身体 shēntǐ body
公共汽车 gōnggòngqìchē bus
报纸 bàozhǐ newspaper
rén person
名字 míngzi name
shū book
汉语 hànyǔ Chinese
character
桌子 zhuōōzi desk
椅子 yǐzi chair
mén door
topic
lesson
xìng surname
问题 wèntí question
事情 shìqing matter
考试 kǎoshì exam
piào ticket
意思 yìsi meaning
颜色 yánsè color
Verb
谢谢 xièxiè thank
不客气 búkèqì you are welcome
再见 zàijiàn good-bye
qǐng please
对不起 duìbùqǐ sorry
没关系 méiguānxì It doesn’t matter
欢迎 huānyíng welcome
shì am, is, are
yǒu have
kàn look
tīng listen
说话 shuōhuà speak
read
xiě write
看见 kànjiàn see
jiào call
lái come
huí return
go
chī eat
drink
睡觉 shuìjiào sleep
打电话 dǎdiànhuà call up
zuò do
mǎi buy
kāi open
zuò sit
zhù live
学习 xuéxí study
工作 gōngzuò work
下雨 xiàyǔ rain
wèn ask
zǒu walk
jìn enter
chū come
跑步 pǎobù run
dào arrive
穿 chuān wear
wash
gěi give
zhǎo find
dǒng understand
xiào smile
回答 huídá answer
告诉 gàosù tell
准备 zhǔnbèi prepare
开始 kāishǐ begin
介绍 jièshào introduce
帮助 bāngzhù help
wán play
sòng present
děng wait
ràng let
起床 qǐchuáng get up
唱歌 chànggē sing
跳舞 tiàowǔ dance
旅游 lǚyóu travel
上班 shàngbān be on duty
生病 shēngbìng fall ill
休息 xiūxi rest
运动 yùndòng exercise
游泳 yóuyǒng swim
踢足球 tīzúqiú play footbal
打篮球 dǎlánqiú play basketball
wán finish
ài love
喜欢 xǐhuān love, like
xiǎng want
认识 rènshi know
觉得 juédé think
知道 zhīdào know
希望 xīwàng hope
huì can
néng can, be able to
可以 kěyǐ can
yào ask for
可能 kěnéng may
Adjective
hǎo good
big
xiǎo small
duō many, much
shǎo few, little
lěng cold
hot
高兴 gāoxìng happy
漂亮 piàoliàng beautiful
gāo tall
hóng red
bái white
hēi black
máng busy
kuài fast
màn slow
yuǎn far
jìn close
好吃 hǎochī delicioous
lèi tire
cháng long
xīn new
guì expensive
便宜 piányi cheap
qíng fine
yīn cloudy
cuò wrong
快乐 kuàilè happy

  • Olivia Mackay

    there is a typo in the Pinyin for
    第一
    dìtī (should be dìyī)

  • Alen Zahorjević

    Tonal corrections:
    家 = jiā
    房间 = fángjiān
    右边 = yòubiān
    羊肉 = yángròu
    公共汽车 = gōnggòngqìchē
    是 = shì
    送 = sòng
    运动 = yùndòng
    长 = cháng
    便宜 = piányi
    错 = cuò

    Great job, btw.

  • huzaifa hussain

    饭馆

    fàndiàn

    restaunt
    the character is fangbian not fangdian and restaurant is miss-spelled as well.

  • Hans

    Tonal correction:

    题 = tí