Lesson I-18: Diligence

1000 Chinese Foundation Characters

Book I, Lesson 18 (→ Index Introduction)



Hanzi Pinyin English
《用功》  yònggōng Diligence
 姊妹三人,  zǐmèi sān rén  Three sisters
 从学堂里回家。  cóng xuétáng lǐhuí jiā  return home from college.
 一个看报,  Yīgè kàn bào,  One reads a newspaper,
 一个写信,  yīgè xiě xìn,  one writes a letter,
 一个念地理读本。  yīgè niàn dìlǐ dúběn.  one studies a geography textbook.
 十分用功,  Shífēn yònggōng,  Completely industrious,
 家人都欢喜。  jiārén dōu huānxǐ  the entire family is happy.

Characters
Hanzi Pinyin English
 用  yòng  to use
 功  gōng  accomplishment
 姊  zǐ  older sister
 妹  mèi  younger sister
 从  cóng
cōng
zòng
 from
 堂  táng  (main) hall
 报  bào   to announce
 信  xìn  letter
 念  niàn   to read, to study
 理  lǐ  texture, science
 本  běn   root, origin

Compounds
Hanzi Pinyin English
 用功  yònggōng  diligent
 姊姊  zǐzǐ  older sister
 妹妹  mèimei   younger sister
 姊妹  zǐmè  sisters
 学堂  xuétáng  college
 回家  huíjiā  to return home
 写信  xiěxìn  to write a letter
 地理  dìlǐ   geography
 读本  dúběn   reader, instructional book
 十分  shífēn   completely
 家人  jiārén   household, family
 欢喜  huānxǐ   happy

Stroke Orders

I-18

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