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Chinese Blockbuster Index, LM

Definitions (real and fictitious) of the characters and building blocks covered in the Chinese Blockbuster series, along with their respective character numbers as they appear in the books. Fictitious meanings are indicated by an asterisk *.

Character numbers 1 to 390 are introduced in Book 1.

Character numbers 391 to 750 are introduced in Book 2.

Character numbers 751 to 1120 are introduced in Book 3.

Character numbers 1121 to 1525 are introduced in Book 4.

Character numbers 1526 to 1920 are introduced in Book 5.

Character numbers 1921 to 2320 are introduced in Book 6.

 

L
Labor  劳[勞] 1007
Lace *  爻 100
Lack  无[無] 340
Lack, be short of, to  缺 1215
Lack, loss  亏[虧] 1750
Lack, to  乏 1666
Lack, to  差 1061A
Lack, to  欠 419
Lack, to  短 1225
Lacking  贫[貧] 1702
Lacking, deficient  匮[匱] 2314
Ladder  梯 2012
Ladle  勺 68
Lair, den  窝[窩] 2277
Lake  湖 1261
Lame  尢 173
Lament, pity, to  哀 2041
Lamp  灯[燈] 1451
Lance, pike  矛 509
Land  陆[陸] 1003A
Lane, alley  同 286B
Lane, alley  弄 1392B
Language  文 101
Language  话[話] 408
Language  语[語] 792
Language  辞[辭] 1810
Large  贲[賁] 1851B
Large box  笼[籠] 2248B
Large room  堂 1325
Large rope  索 1140
Large, solid things  座 1148
Large, substantial  厚 1569
Late  晚 968
Late  阑[闌] 969
Late, to be  迟[遲] 1720
Lateral  侧[側] 1555
Latter part  末 672
Laugh, to  笑 638
Laurel (bay) tree  桂 2249
Law, rule  法 282
Law, rule, regulation  律 837
Lawsuit  狱[獄] 1942
Lawsuit  讼[訟] 2192
Lay out, to  摆[擺] 1493
Lay, pave, to  铺[鋪] 1960A
Layers, strata  层[層] 1027
Lead along, to  牵[牽] 2020
Lead, command, to  率 949B
Lead, to  领[領] 613
Leader  袖 2027
Leader  领[領] 613
Leaf (of a plant)  叶[葉] 1264
Lean against, to  凭[憑] 1756
Lean on, to  靠 1143
Leap day  闰[閏] 1712
Learn by heart, to  背 1124B
Learn, to  学[學] 283
Leather  革 576
Leather gloves *  韦[韋] 897
Leather, fur  皮 393
Leave behind, bequeath, to  遗[遺] 1230
Leave of absence  假 961B
Leave out, to  脱[脫] 1289
Leave something, to  留 873
Leave, to  离[離] 713
Ledger  帐[帳] 1950
Left  左 798
Left hand 70
Left over, to be  剩 1789
Left-falling stroke  ノ 4
Leftovers  余[餘] 507
Leftovers  剩 1789
Leg  腿 1694
Legal agreement, deed  契 2150
Legless insect or animal  豸 1939
Leisure  闲[閑] 1876
Leisurely  舒 1801
Lend a hand, to  扶 1959
Lend on interest, to  贷[貸] 1952
Lend, to  借 1330
Length  长[長] 237A
Length of service  龄[齡] 1856
Lengthen, to  曼 1158
Lens  镜[鏡] 1587
Lesson  课[課] 1542
Lesson, instruction  训[訓] 1361
Let go, to  撒 1788A
Let, permit, to  让[讓] 629
Letter   [柬] 441
Letter (mail)  信 413
Letter (mail)  鸿[鴻] 2244
Letter, mail  函 2267
Letters  封 1103
Level  平 465
Level  级[級] 706
Levy troops, taxes, to  征[徵] 1067B
Liable to, to be  好 312B
Liang dynasty  梁[樑] 1763
Libation  奠 1467
Lid *  冖 11
Lid, top, cover  盖[蓋] 1391
Lie down, to  卧[臥] 2262
Lie down, to  躺 1955
Life  命 526
Life  寿[壽] 1962
Life  春 771
Life  生 188
Life  身 403
Lifetime  辈[輩] 1820
Lift, hold up, raise, to  举[舉] 906
Lift, raise, to  抬 1731
Lift, raise, to  提 444
Light  亮 1178
Light  光 566
Light  灯[燈] 1451
Light (weight)  轻[輕] 753
Lightsaber *  戠 630
Like that, thus  然 259
Like, be fond of, to  喜 998
Like, be fond of, to  好 312B
Limit, bound  限 934
Limit, restrict, to  限 934
Limping man *  丈 28
Line  线[線] 727
Line of business  行 250B
Line up, to  列 804
Line, column of print  行 250B
Lined  夹[夾] 1550B
Lineman *  𠬤[睪] 1149
Lines  爻 100
Lines, patterns  纹[紋] 2098
Lining  里[裡] 246B
Link, tie, bond  纽[紐] 2097
Link, to  连[連] 689
Lip  唇 2206
Lips  吻 2290
Liquid  液 1794
Liquid, juice  沈[瀋] 2023
Liquor, spirits  酒 1134
List  录[錄] 1262
List, form  单[單] 385
List, form  表 414A
List, row, file  列 804
Listen, to  听[聽] 559
Lit, to be  着[著] 205C
Liter  升[昇] 475
Literature  文 101
Litigation  讼[訟] 2192
Little  寸 160
Little  戋[戔] 726
Little by little  渐[漸] 1211A
Little sister  妹 1517
Live fish *  承 965
Live, dwell, reside, to  住 590
Live, to  活 469
Liver  肝 2089
Livestock  牲 1928
Livestock  畜 2302A
Load  载[載] 1323A
Loaded with, to be  载[載] 1323A
Loan, to  贷[貸] 1952
Loathe, to  厌[厭] 1087
Located at, in, on, to be  在 86
Located in, to be  驻[駐] 1627
Location  面 295A
Location, place  位 418
Location, site  址 2177
Lock, to  锁[鎖] 1907
Lofty  乔[喬] 1631
Lofty  隆 1745
Lofty, imposing  岸 1318
Logic  辑[輯] 1706
Logic  逻[邏] 1936
Logical order or sequence  仑[侖] 456, 455
Logical, coherent  通 431A
Lonely  寂 2074
Lonely, solitary  孤 1677
Lonesome  寂 2074
Long  长[長] 237A
Long cover  冂 12
Long hair  髟 238
Long life  寿[壽] 1962
Long robe  袁 673
Long slender objects  根 644
Long, thin things  条[條] 464
Longbow *  矣 1458
Longevity  寿[壽] 1962
longitudinal  纵[縱] 1570
Longitudinal  纵[縱] 1570
Look after, to  照 740
Look after, to  看 304B
Look after, to  顾[顧] 1153
Look at, to  瞧 1901
Look at, to  观[觀] 623
Look at, to  览[覽] 2211
Look back, to  顾[顧] 1153
Look for, to  找 92
Look forward to, to  企 746
Look like, to  像 575
Look over, view, to  览[覽] 2211
Look up, face upward, to  仰 1711
Look, appearance  容 737
Look, expression  色 586A
Look, to  视[視] 732
Looks, appearance  姿 2222
Looks, appearance  相 329B
Loose, slack, free  松[鬆] 1232B
Loose-fitting  肥 1968
Loosen, to  解 450A
Lord  主 20
Lord, ruler  君 890
Lose consciousness, to  昏 1287
Lose money in a trade, to  赔[賠] 2071
Lose money, to  亏[虧] 1750
Lose money, to  折 1453B
Lose someone important, to  丧[喪] 1749B
Lose something important, to  丧[喪] 1749B
Lose, to  丢[丟] 1985
Lose, to  亡 51
Lose, to  失 662
Lose, to  掉 1187
Lose, to  输[輸] 1283
Lose, to  遗[遺] 1230
Lost, to be  迷 1486
Lotus flower  荷 1774A
Lotus flower  莲[蓮] 2166
Loud  大 27
Loud and clear  朗 1615
Love  恋[戀] 1805
Love  春 771
Love  爱[愛] 682
Love dearly, to  疼 2050
Love, like, to  爱[愛] 682
Lovely  丽[麗] 1172
Low  低 914
Lower, to  低 914
Lower, to  减[減] 1195
Lowly  卑 1598
Low-priced  廉 2149
Loyal  忠 1662
Lubricate, to  润[潤] 1713
Luck  幸 134
Lucky  吉 493
Lucky  祥 2014
Lump  块[塊] 1130
Lunch box *  缶 1146
Lush, dense growth  郁[鬱] 2236B
Luster, sheen  泽[澤] 1301
Lute  筑[築] 1465
Luxuriant  菲 1765A
Luxuriant  郁[鬱] 2236B

 

M
Ma, mom  妈[媽] 1083
Macao  澳 1972
Machine  机[機] 344
Machinery  械 2000
Machines  部 315
Mad  狂 1481
Mad, angry, to get  恼[惱] 2044
Mad, crazy  疯[瘋] 1898
Magic power  魔 1512
Magnetic  磁 2101
Magnetism  磁 2101
Magnificent  壮[壯] 757
Magnificent, grand  盛 1475B
Magnificent, splendid  华[華] 704
Mail, letter  函 2267
Mail, post  邮[郵] 1996
Mail, send to, to  寄 1958
Mail, to  邮[郵] 1996
Maim, to  废[廢] 1722
Main  主 20
Main  大 27
Main hall  堂 1325
Main points  领[領] 613
Main thread of a story  绪[緒] 1759
Maintain, to  维[維] 679
Majestic  奂[奐] 1161
Majestic, high  卬 1408
Major  大 27
Make a detour, to  绕[繞] 1828
Make a fortune, to  发[發] 239A
Make a grimace, to *  聂[聶] 1747
Make a profit, to  贾[賈] 700A
Make a sound, to  响[響] 809
Make a surprise attack, to  袭[襲] 1548
Make a wild guess, to  蒙 1378B
Make an appointment, to  约[約] 720
Make an effort, to  强[強] 569B
Make contact, to  络[絡] 1455
Make equal in length or height, to  齐[齊] 649
Make excuses, to  托 1137
Make noise, to  闹[鬧] 1679
Make progress, to  彳 192
Make rounds, to  巡 1892
Make someone suffer, to  整 708
Make something cool off, to  凉[涼] 1927B
Make the utmost effort, to  竭 2305
Make trouble, to  和 148D
Make up, compose, to  构[構] 823
Make, build, to  造 645
Make, to  作 244
Make, to  做 245
Make, to  搞 1480
Maker  者 203
Male  丁 153
Male  男 921
Male  雄 1394
Male of one’s father’s generation  叔 1294
Male phoenix  凤[鳳] 1847
Male principle  阳[陽] 978
Man  丁 153
Man  人 23
Man  汉[漢] 1039
Man of virtue and ability  彦[彥] 1893
Man on fire *  尞 1298
Manacle  锁[鎖] 1907
Manage, administer, to  管 519
Manage, control, to  治 550
Manage, take care of, to  搞 1480
Manage, to  操 1506
Manage, to  经[經] 273
Manager  司 554
Mango  芒 1668
Manner  样[樣] 319
Manner, air  劲[勁] 1701A
Manner, air  派 844
Mansion  府 710
Manufacture, to  制[製] 402B
Manufacture, to  造 645
Manure *  釆 144
Manuscript  稿 1933
Many  许[許] 531A
Many, a lot of  多 269
Many, numerous  济[濟] 650B
Many, numerous  繁 1637
Map  图[圖] 776
Maps  幅 1787
Marinated in wine  醉 2111
Mark, sign  志[誌] 856B
Mark, trace  痕 2257
Marker for pre-verbal objects  把 343A
Market  市 521
Marking a pause in reading a sentence  读[讀] 1085B
Marquis  侯 632
Marriage  婚 1288
Married woman  太 30
Marry a woman, to  讨[討] 1170
Marry, to  婚 1288
Marsh  泽[澤] 1301
Martial  武 805
Martyr  烈 1138
Mashed vegetables  泥 1843A
Mask *, hood *  冂 12
Massacre  刘[劉] 1084
Master  主 20
Master worker  傅 2212
Master, expert  师[師] 622
Master, to  御 1727B
Masterpiece  杰[傑] 1464
Mat  席 1231
Match, contest  赛[賽] 1405
Match, marry, to  匹 2229
Match, to  配 1066
Matchmaker  媒 1849
Mate  仇 1885B
Mate, companion  匹 2229
Mate, to  交 604
Mate, to  配 1066
Material  材 1302
Material, stuff  料 877
Mathematical dimension  维[維] 679
Matter  物 381
Matter, affair  事 267
Matter, substance  质[質] 696
Mausoleum  陵 2281
May, can  堪 2139
Maybe, possibly  或 93
Me  我 91
Meal  顿[頓] 1132
Meal  饭[飯] 1278
Meals  餐 1806
Mean, despicable  卑 1598
Meaning  义[義] 460
Meaning  意 339
Measure for time  刻 940
Measure, fathom, to  测[測] 1200
Measure, step  措 1482
Measure, to  量 497B, 497A
Measuring cup *  斗 552A
Measuring spoon *  勺 68
Meat  肉 48
Medal, badge  章 854
Media  媒 1849
Medical doctor  医[醫] 781
Medicinal preparation  剂[劑] 1895
Medicine  医[醫] 781
Medicine, drug  药[藥] 991
Medium  媒 1849
Meet with disaster, to  遭 1387
Meet with, to  碰 1715
Meet with, to  遇 1237
Meet, chance upon, to  逢 2181
Meeting  会[會] 182A
Meeting, council  议[議] 655
Meetings  届[屆] 1870
Mega-  兆 1341
Melancholy  郁[鬱] 2236B
Mellow (wine)  陈[陳] 836
Melon  瓜 139
Melt, thaw, to  融 1559
Melt, to  销[銷] 1244
Member  员[員] 448
Membership  籍 1925
Membrane  膜 2263
Memo  签[簽] 1590
Memorialize the emperor, to  奏 1891
Menace, to  胁[脅] 1836
Mencius  孟 1490
Mention, bring up, to  提 444
Merchant  商 694
Merchant  贾[賈] 700A
Merciful, kind  慈 1831
Merely  仅[僅] 794
Merely, a little  聊 2251
Merely, only  徒 1401
Merit  功 747
Merit, accomplishment  绩[績] 1896
Mesh *  爻 100
Mess up, to  糟 2239
Mess, meals  伙 1385
Message  讯[訊] 1572
Messenger, envoy  使 355
Messy, mushy  烂[爛] 2087
Metal  金 124
Metallic  金 124
Mete out punishment, to  科 553
Meter  米 137
Method  法 282
Method, plan  策 1043
Meticulous  仔 1918B
Meticulous  细[細] 917
Meticulous, careful  精 730
Metropolis  都 285B
Miao nationality  苗 1580
Micro, tiny  微 981
Middle  中 121
Middle part  腰 1800
Middle, intermediate  仲 2046
Mile  哩 2266
Military  兵 688
Military  军[軍] 338
Military  武 805
Military division  师[師] 622
Military march  征 1067A
Military official  尉 1976
Military rank  尉 1976
Milk  乳 2161
Milk  奶 1617
Millet  黍 1818
Milli-  毫 1218
Million  兆 1341
Millstone, mill  磨 1498B
Mind  心 321
Mine (excavation)  矿[礦] 1730
Miniature  微 981
Minister, official  臣 880
Ministry, department  部 315
Minor official  吏 354
Mirror  鉴[鑒] 1999
Mirror  镜[鏡] 1587
Miscellaneous  杂[雜] 1190
Miser  啬[嗇] 1546
Miserable  惨[慘] 1877
Miserly, cheap  啬[嗇] 1546
Misfortune  患 1585
Misfortune  灾[災] 1692
Misfortune  祸[禍] 2198
Misfortune, difficulty  厄 1151
Mishap, mistake  失 662
Miss one’s friend or family, to  念 777
Miss, long for, to  想 330
Miss, neglect, to  误[誤] 1192
Miss, to  失 662
Mist  烟[煙] 1315
Mist  雾[霧] 2010
Mistake, error  误[誤] 1192
Mistake, error  错[錯] 964
Mix with water, to  和 148C
Mix, blend, stir, to  和 148D
Mix, mingle, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Mix, to  杂[雜] 1190
Mix, to  配 1066
Mnemonic  忆[憶] 1676
Moat  池 2049
Modal particle  嘛 1973
Model  模 1019A
Model, form, pattern  式 585
Model, pattern  型 876
Model, pattern  样[樣] 319
Modest, humble  逊[遜] 2036
Mohammed  穆 2025
Mohism  墨 1835
Moist  润[潤] 1713
Moist  湿[濕] 2077
Moist, humid  潮 1642
Mold, matrix  模 1019B
Moment  会[會] 182B
Monarch  君 890
Money  贝[貝] 287
Money  货[貨] 1155
Money  钱[錢] 922
Money, coins  币[幣] 1521
Mongol  蒙 1378C
Mongolia  蒙 1378C
Monkey  禺 1236
Monster  魔 1512
Monster, devil  鬼 1129
Month  月 47
Mood, emotions  绪[緒] 1759
Moon  月 47
Moon  阴[陰] 979
Morale, attitude  气[氣] 467
Morality  德 524
More  弥[彌] 2113
More or less the same  佛 1108B
Moreover  且 522
Moreover  况[況] 714
Moreover  另 471
Morning  朝 915B
Morning, dawn  晨 1733
Morphine  吗[嗎] 748A
Mortar  臼 46
Mortar-shaped  臼 46
Mortgage  抵 1456
Mortgage, to  典 1382
Mortise  卯 872
Mosque  161
Mosquito net  帐[帳] 1950
Extremely 150
Mother  妈[媽] 1083
Mother  姆 1402
Mother  娘 1220
Mother  母 334
Motion-picture screen  幕 1655
Mound  冈[岡] 943
Mound  阜 106
Mound  阝 106
Mound, hill  陵 2281
Mound, hillock  岗[崗] 2123
Mountain  山 176
Mountain ostrich *  崔 2279
Mountain range  脉[脈] 1938
Mountains  座 1148
Mourn, to  吊 425
Mourning  丧[喪] 1749A
Mourning  孝 432
Mouse  鼠 1839
Mouse, rat  耗 2066
Moustache  胡[鬍] 1141B
Mouth  口 41
Mouth  嘴 1351
Move (troops), to  调[調] 691A
Move back, to  退 1053
Move backwards, to  倒 926A
Move quickly with a vehicle, to  驶[駛] 1868
Move, circle about, to  转[轉] 663A
Move, migrate, to  播 1614
Move, shift, to  搬 2095
Move, shift, to  移 1219
Move, shift, to  迁[遷] 1974
Move, to  动[動] 292
Move, touch, to  感 502
Move, transport, to  运[運] 637
Moves  着[著] 205B
Moxibustion  艾 1630
Mud  泥 1843A
Mud, mire  涂[塗] 2072
Muddled, confused  糊 1739A
Muddle-headed, confused  昏 1287
Muddy  浑[渾] 2311
Muddy, unclear  糊 1739A
Muffled  闷[悶] 2160A
Mulberry tree  桑 1875
Multi-colored  彩 1509
Multiply (math.), to  乘 1564
Multitude  众[眾] 820
Multitude  黎 1819
Mumble, to  哼 2283
Murder, to  刺 1398
Murder, to  杀[殺] 907
Muscle  肌 2254
Muscle, flesh  肉 48
Mushroom  菌 2070B
Music  乐[樂] 941B
Musical instrument  琴 2040
Musical note (Chinese scale)  尺 787B
Muslim  回 410
Muslim  穆 2025
Must  得 194C
Must  必 512
Must, to have to  须[須] 741A
Mustache  须[鬚] 741B
Mustache * 929
Mutual, each other  互 1156
Mutually  相 329A
Muzzle  吻 2290
My (self-deprecating)  舍 1686A
My humble  菲 1765B
My humble…  寒 1638
My humble…  敝 1520
Myself  自 201
Mysterious  玄 2019
Mythical bird of enormous size  鹏[鵬] 2246

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