Appendix:HSK list of Mandarin words/Beginning Mandarin

Beginning, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced Chinese categories are based on the categories as set forth in the former version of the Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (Chinese Proficiency Test). These word lists are no longer current as a new 6-level HSK test format was introduced in 2010.

Wiktionary HSK committee level number total words total characters
Beginning Mandarin (jiǎ) 1 1033 800
Elementary Mandarin () 2 2019 803
Intermediate Mandarin (bǐng) 3 2205 591
Advanced Mandarin 4 3583 671

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Listed below are the basic components of the Mandarin language, which is called a () in Mandarin.

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Words (Ciyu) edit

Listed below are morphemes that have multiple characters combined idiomatically. Such kind of combination is called a 詞語词语 (cíyǔ) in Mandarin.

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