Lesson I-20: Carrying Rice

1000 Chinese Foundation Characters

Book I, Lesson 20 (→ Index Introduction)

Hanzi Pinyin English
 《挑米》  tiāo mǐ  Carrying Rice
 有一农家,  yǒu yī nóngjiā  there is a peasant family,
 秋天收成很好,  qiūtiān shōuchéng hěn hǎo,  the autum harvest is very good,
 一家大小,  yījiā dàxiǎo,  the entire family, big and small,
 都挑米出卖。  dōu tiāo mǐ chūmài.  all carry rice to offer for sale.
 从家中到客船,  Cóng jiā zhōng dào kèchuán,  From at home to a passenger ship,
 路上互相交换,  lùshàng hùxiāng jiāohuàn,  on the journey they take turns,
 又忙又快沽。  yòu máng yòu kuài gū.  they are busy and sell quickly too.

Characters
Hanzi Pinyin English
 米  mǐ  rice
 秋  qiū   autumn
 收  shōu  to collect, to put away
 成  chéng  to complete, to accomplish
 客  kè  customer, guest
 互  hù  mutual
 相

 

xiāng
xiàng
 one another, mutually
appearance, portrait, picture
 交  jiāo  to hand over
 换  huàn  to exchange, to switch
 忙  máng  busy

Compounds
Hanzi Pinyin English
 农家  nóngjiā  peasant family
 秋天  qiūtiān  autumn
 收成  shōuchéng  harvest
 一家  yījiā  the whole family
 大小  dàxiǎo  large and small, magnitude
 出卖  chūmài  to offer for sale
 家中  jiāzhōng  one’s family
 客船  kèchuán  passenger ship
 路上  lùshang  on the road
 互相  hùxiāng  each other, mutual
 交换  jiāohuàn  to exchange, to swap
又…又…  yòu…yòu…  both… and…

Stroke Orders

I-19

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