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  *你* | 你* | *你
you (informal, as opposed to courteous )
HSK 1
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  *呢* | 呢* | *呢
particle indicating that a previously asked question is to be applied to the preceding word ("What about ...?", "And ...?") / particle for inquiring about location ("Where is ...?") / particle signaling a pause, to emphasize the preceding words and allow the listener time to take them on board ("ok?", "are you with me?") / (at the end of a declarative sentence) particle indicating continuation of a state or action / particle indicating strong affirmation
HSK 1
to thank / thanks / thank you
HSK 1
goodbye / see you again later
HSK 1
unworthy / to let down / I'm sorry / excuse me / pardon me / if you please / sorry? (please repeat)
HSK 1
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  *您* | 您* | *您
you (courteous, as opposed to informal )
HSK 2
only have ... / there is only ... / (used in combination with ) it is only if one ... (that one can ...) (Example: 只有通過治療才能痊愈|只有通过治疗才能痊愈 "the only way to cure it is with therapy") / it is only ... (who ...) (Example: 只有男性才有此需要 "only men would have such a requirement") / (used to indicate that one has no alternative) one can only (do a certain thing) (Example: 只有屈服 "the only thing you can do is give in")
HSK 3
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  *啊* | 啊* | *啊
interjection or grunt of agreement / uhm / Ah, OK / expression of recognition / Oh, it's you!
HSK 3
best / (you) had better (do what we suggest)
HSK 4
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  *台* | 台* | *台
(classical) you (in letters) / variant of 臺|台
HSK 4
we or us (including both the speaker and the person(s) spoken to) / (dialect) I or me / (dialect) (in a coaxing or familiar way) you / also pr. [za2 men5]
HSK 4
nonsense / rubbish / superfluous words / You don't say! / No kidding! (gently sarcastic)
HSK 5
to entrust (to sb) / to place (one's hope, energy etc) in / a thing in which you invest (your hope, energy etc)
HSK 6
you might as well (do it) / simply / just
HSK 6
everybody / all (guests, colleagues etc) / all of you
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  *尔* | 尔* | *尔
thus / so / like that / you / thou
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  *游* | 游* | *游
surname You
that one / that thing / that (as opposed to this) / (used before a verb or adjective for emphasis) / (used to humorously or indirectly refer to sth embarrassing, funny etc, or when one can't think of the right word) / (used in speech as a filler, similar to "umm", "you know" etc) / (euph.) menstruation / sex / also pr. [nei4 ge5]
you (plural)
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  *尤* | 尤* | *尤
surname You
dried food (including dried fruits, mushrooms and seafoods such as shrimp and abalone) / (fig.) (coll.) knowledge presented in readily assimilable form / just what you want to know: no more, no less (no 水分)
you and I / everyone / all of us (in society) / we (people in general)
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  *伊* | 伊* | *伊
(old) third person singular pronoun ("he" or "she") / second person singular pronoun ("you") / (May 4th period) third person singular feminine pronoun ("she") / (Classical Chinese) introductory particle with no specific meaning / that (preceding a noun)
what are you doing? / whatever for? / why on earth?
contrary to what one might expect / actually / contrariwise / why don't you
How are you getting by? / How's life? / contraction of 過得去|过得去, can get by / tolerably well / not too bad
my (you etc) old father / polite appellation for an elderly male
lit. that person / fig. the person you have been looking for / Mr Right / the girl of one's dreams
easy to deal with / not a problem / (polite answer) you flatter me
we warmly invite (you to participate, attend, collaborate etc)
What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG)
(courteous) would you please ...
lit. inviting wealth / We wish you success and riches (cf idiom 招財進寶|招财进宝)
how old are you? (familiar, or to a child)
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  *侬* | 侬* | *侬
you (Wu dialect) / I, me (classical)
just as expected / told you so
special glory / distinction / rare honor / one's laurels / it's a privilege (to meet you)
You're welcome / Don't mention it
predecessor / forebears / the person facing you
you (used to a superior or between persons of the same generation) / below the foot
to bother / to press sb, usu. to do sth / it's a tough job / sorry to bother you (polite, used to thank sb for a favor)
lit. use others' strengths to make up for one's weak points (idiom from Mencius) / to use this in place of that / what you lose on the swings, you win on the roundabouts
Lu You (1125-1210), widely regarded as the greatest of the Southern Song poets
to drink a toast / Cheers! (proposing a toast) / Here's to you! / Bottoms up! / lit. dry cup
thousand articles, same rule (idiom); stereotyped and repetitive / once you've seen one, you've seen them all
(neologism c. 2012) (interjection of encouragement) Let’s do this! / Come on, you can do this!
expression of gratitude / to give thanks / a thank-you note / acknowledgement
you must not / Please don't... / be sure not to / on no account (do it)
Get along with you!
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  *妳* | 妳* | *妳
you (female) / variant of
won't work / will get (you) nowhere
according to the location / everywhere / any place / from any location / from wherever you like
to perform one's job / attendant / job / duties / (respectful appellation for the addressee) you / your Excellency / (Church) deacon
you're most welcome / sure thing! / I did what I was supposed to do
lit. you die, I live (idiom); irreconcilable adversaries / two parties cannot coexist
to guard against / to be vigilant / watch you don't (slip) / Taiwan pr. [ti2 fang2]
no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study. / You live and learn.
just a very few (idiom); tiny number / not many at all / You count them on your fingers.
(neologism c. 2020) come on, you can do it!
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  *祢* | 祢* | *祢
you (used to address a deity)
to take a lot of trouble (over sb or sth) / may I trouble you (to do sth)
sorry to interrupt you, but ... / sorry to have bothered you / sorry, I have to go / (slang) (coined c. 2017) used facetiously to terminate a conversation (esp. online) when the other person is being insufferable
indeed / true! (I agree with you)
May you have a prosperous New Year! (New Year's greeting)
Ge You (1957-), Chinese actor
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
lit. you hoodwink me and I cheat you (idiom) / fig. each tries to outwit the other / deceit and treachery
you can't guard against it (idiom) / impossible to defend effectively / not much one can do about it / It can't be prevented.
to give it your all / to go at it with all you've got / to throw your whole weight behind it / also pr. [hun2 shen1 jie3 shu4]
As You Like It, comedy by Shakespeare
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  *伱* | 伱* | *伱
archaic variant of / you
(old) perfect wife / you, my beloved wife
to suffer as a consequence of one's own actions / you asked for it / to bring it on oneself (sth unpleasant)
(literary) I trust you have been well since we last met
You county in Zhuzhou 株洲, Hunan
What can you have against it? (idiom) / We should do this. / Go for it!
much obliged / thank you / to ask advice / (ironically or humorously) to experience / to taste
(neologism c. 2006) if you live long enough, you'll see everything / Just incredible!
to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can / don't overdo it / stop while you're ahead
lit. thin streams flow forever / fig. economy will get you a long way / to work steadily at something little by little
imperial chariot / (fig.) emperor / (polite) you
ushering in wealth and prosperity (idiom and traditional greeting, esp. at New Year); We wish you wealth and success!
to follow your orders / to do as you bid
lit. to speak of two things on the same day (idiom); to mention things on equal terms (often with negatives: you can't mention X at the same time as Y)
(in business etc) your side / you
you're too kind / you flatter me
lit. when you drink water, think of its source (idiom); gratitude for blessings and their well-spring / Don't forget where your happiness come from. / Be grateful for all your blessings!
to do one's best / to shape up / to behave / to fend for oneself / you're on your own
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed / don't try to run before you can walk
(polite) your business / what brings you?
(polite) thank you for your trouble (used when asking a favor or after having received one)
lit. you can sing or you can cry (idiom); fig. deeply moving / happy and sad / inspiring and tragic
you get what you put in / you reap what you sow
(slang) come on, you can't deny it! / don't you think so?! / (melodramatic form of 有沒有|有没有)
water so clear you can see the bottom
to bother / to trouble / (polite expression of appreciation for time taken to hear, help or host the speaker) sorry to have bothered you / thank you for your time
lit. the trees long for peace but the wind will never cease (idiom) / fig. the world changes, whether you want it or not
you can't judge a person by appearance (idiom) / you can't judge a book by its cover / often in combination 人不可貌相海水不可斗量
lit. sing to accompany wine (idiom); fig. life is short, make merry while you can
See you! / Bye!

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