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100 Most Common Chinese Characters (21-40) Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Culture, Vocabulary

Keep going through the 100 most common Chinese characters with us in the 2nd video covering #s 21-40:

为  – wèi

for, because of

子 –

child, son

和  –

and, together, with

你 –


地 –

earth, ground, position, place

出 – chū

go out

道 – dào

way, path

也 –

also, as well

时 – shí

period, hour

年 – nián


得 –

adverbial particle

就 – jiù

just, simply, right away

那 –


要 – yào


下 – xià

below, under

以 –

use, take, according to

生 – shēng

life, birth

会 – huì

can, able, meet

自 –

from, since

着 – zhe

verb particle

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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