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Chinese Blockbuster Index, NO

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.

Character numbers 2321 to 2730 are introduced in Book 7.

Character numbers 2731 to 3135 are introduced in Book 8.

 

N
Nail  钉[釘] 154A
Nail *  丁 153
Nail, to  钉[釘] 154B
Nail, to *  丁 153
Naked  裸 2473
Naked  赤 1688
Name  名 451
Name  姓 1483
Name  称[稱] 745A
Name of an ancient northwestern tribe  氐 857B
Name prefix  阿 761A
Name, appellation  号[號] 786A
Name, to be called  叫 675
Namely, that is  即 570
Nanny  姆 1402
Narcotics  毒 1296
Narrate, recount, to  叙[敘] 1954
Narrate, recount, to  述 1002
Narrate, state, to  陈[陳] 836
Narrow  狭[狹] 2337
Narrow  窄 2552
Narrow view, to have a  窥[窺] 3029
Narrowly  险[險] 1000
Nasty  剌 2960
Nation  国[國] 149
Nation, state  邦 1101
Nationality, identity  籍 1925
Native place  籍 1925
Nature, character  性 359
Nature, temperament  质[質] 696
Naughty, mischievous  淘 2791
Nauseated  恶[惡] 1128B
Navigate, to  航 1110
Near a place  傍 2847
Near a time of the day  傍 2847
Near, by, against  靠 1143
Near, close to  近 661
Near, close to, to be   附 1265
Neat and regular  端 1259
Necessity, requirements  需 699
Neck  脖 2484
Neck  颈[頸] 2427
Need to, have to, to  得 194C
Need, to  待 1001A
Need, to  需 699
Needle  针[針] 1452
Needle *  十 59
Negate, to  否 942A
Negative  阴[陰] 979
Neglect, to  忘 1396
Neglect, to  荒 1669
Negligent  疏 2220
Negligible  幺 227
Neigh, to  嘶 3057
Neighbor  邻[鄰] 2002
Neighbor *  畺 2351
Neighborhood  溜 2243B
Neon  虹 2485
Nephew  侄 2947
Nervous  慌 1994
Nervous  紧[緊] 882
Nervous, afraid  怯 2780
Nest  巢 2603
Nest  窝[窩] 2277
Net  网[網] 678
Net (price, weight)  净[淨] 1723
Net for catching birds  罗[羅] 680
Net, net-like  络[絡] 1455
Netherworld  冥 3020
Network  网[網] 678
Neuter, to  奄 1860
New  新 399
New and original  颖[穎] 2807
New moon  朔 2354
New Year’s greetings  禧 2395
Newborn 437
News  息 724
News  消 734
News  耗 2066
News  讯[訊] 1572
News  闻[聞] 1163
Newspaper, journal  报[報] 492
Newsstand, stall  摊[攤] 2463
Next  下 123
Next  次 420
Next, to be  挨 2331A
Nibble, to  蚀[蝕] 2908
Niece  侄 2947
Night  夜 994
Nights  宿 1644B
Nine  九 58
Ninth of the ten heavenly stems  壬 423
No  不 79
No  否 942A
No matter what  凭[憑] 1756
No need for  庸 2458
No one  莫 1018
Nobility, peerage  爵 2245
Noble rank  爵 2245
Noble, esteemed  贵[貴] 1213
Nobleman  侯 632
Noise  喧 3059
Noise  音 314
Noisy  噪 3078
Noisy  闹[鬧] 1679
Nominal localizer  头[頭] 333
Nonsense, rubbish  屁 2599
Noodle, pasta  粉 1842
Noon  午 530
Noon  晌 3103
North  北 439
North  朔 2354
Nose  自 201
Nose  鼻 1678
Nose *  ㄙ 10
Not  不 79
Not  弗 349
Not (negative prefix for verbs)  没[沒] 291A
Not acquainted with  陌 2551
Not at all  并[並] 380A
Not at all  毫 1218
Not busy  闲[閑] 1876
Not familiar  疏 2220
Not have  没[沒] 291A
Not moving  静[靜] 1052
Not specific  泛 1667
Not tall  矮 2344
Not yet  未 671
Not, do not  勿 81
Not, non-, un-  非 80
Not, no  莫 1018
Notable, gentry  绅[紳] 2843
Note in Chinese musical scale  徵 1068
Nothing  莫 1018
Nothing, none  无[無] 340
Notice  榜 2845
Noun suffix  儿[兒] 52
Noun suffix  子 82
Noun suffix  巴 301
Nourish, provide for, to  养[養] 1091
Novel, new  颖[穎] 2807
Now  今 611
Now  现[現] 289
Now, at present (literary)  兹[茲] 1830
Nuclear, atomic  核 1166
Nucleus, core  核 1166
Nude, bare  裸 2473
Nuisance  累[纍] 1663A
Number  号[號] 786A
Number  数[數] 489A
Number  码[碼] 1687
Number (no.)  第 351
Number of times  次 420
Numerous  广[廣] 223
Numerous  庶 2444
Numerous  纷[紛] 1513
Nurse, breast feed, to  哺 3090
Nurse, harbor, to  含 1280
Nut, kernel  核 1166

 

 

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O’clock  点[點] 366
Oat  麦[麥] 294
Oath  誓 2405
Oath, pledge  盟 1499
Obedient (child)  乖 1563
Obey, follow, to  顺[順] 1281
Obey, to  听[聽] 559
Obey, to  服 653
Obey, to  遵 1937
Object  物 381
Object (grammar)  宾[賓] 1883
Obscene  骚[騷] 2544
Obscure  朦 3107
Obscure  胧[朧] 3117
Obscure, mysterious  奥[奧] 1319
Observe, see to  睹 2855
Observe, to  望 608
Observe, to  见[見] 288
Obsessed with, to be  耽 2941
Obstacle, block  障 1571
Obstacle, hurdle  碍[礙] 1782
Obstinate  驴[驢] 2833
Obstruct, to  塞 1420C
Obstruct, to  碍[礙] 1782
Obstruct, to  阻 1507
Obstruct, to  障 1571
Obstruction (medical)  塞 1420A
Obstruction of the bowels  症[癥] 1593B
Obtain by improper means, to  捞[撈] 2800
Obtain, to  得 194B
Obtain, win, to  博 1313
Obtained or completed  住 590
Obvious  明 358
Obvious  昭 739
Obvious  显[顯] 759
Obvious, clear  白 45
Obviously  显[顯] 759
Occasion  际[際] 719
Occasionally  偶 1704
Occasions  度 421A
Occidental, western  西 164
Occupation  丁 153
Occupy a certain position, to  居 594
Occupy, take possession, to  占[佔] 365B
Occur, to  出 177
Occurences  顿[頓] 1132
Ocean  洋 1139
Ocean  海 429
Ocean-going ship  舶 2621
Octopus *  八 55
Odd number  奇 884B
Odd, strange  怪 1114
Odd, weird  奇 884A
Odor  臭 2415B
Odors  喷[噴] 2065B
Of  的 69A
Of (Classical Chinese)  之 206
Of course  固 117
Of high rank  贵[貴] 1213
Off-duty, to be  歇 2158
Offend, to  干 133A
Offend, to  惹 2577
Offer sacrifice, to  祭 718
Offer sacrifices, to  供 866B
Offer with both hands, to  捧 2655
Offer, to  与[與] 342
Offer, to  供 866A
Offer, to  献[獻] 1525
Offerings, to give  斋[齋] 2700
Office  厅[廳] 1552
Office  处[處] 459A
Office  曹 1386
Official  丞 966
Official  官 518
Offspring  昆 1470
Often  常 426
Often, regularly  累 1663B
Oh!  哟[喲] 2816
Oh!  哦 2234B, 2234C
Oh!  噢 2649
Ohm  欧[歐] 1160
Oil  油 1297
Oil  脂 2513
Oil, grease  膏 2956
Oily  腻[膩] 3100
Oily, greasy  油 1297
Ointment  膏 2956
OK  行 250A
Old  旧[舊] 1257
Old  迈[邁] 2037
Old age  暮 3050
Old coot  叟 1811
Old man  叟 1811
Old man  父 603B
Old man  老 202
Old woman  婆 1690
Old, former  宿 1644A
Old, long-standing  积[積] 1058
Old, stale  陈[陳] 836
Older brother  哥 156
Older brother’s wife  嫂 2451
Older men  爷[爺] 1349
Older sister  姐 1168
Omega  伽 2823A
Omen  兆 1341
Omit, leave out, to  略 1033
Omit, leave out, to  落 797B
On a par  平 465
On duty, to be  值 919
On duty, to be  勤 1912
On purpose  故 242
On the contrary  倒 926A
Once more  再 499
One  一 15
One after another  连[連] 689
One after another  逐 1304
One another  彼 1592
One by one  挨 2331A
One dollar *  弗 349
One of 28 constellations  奎 2891
One of a pair of things  只[隻] 328B
One of the 28 lunar mansions  奎 2891
One thousandth  毫 1218
One wing *  习 1004
One’s own  本 322
Oneself  自 201
Oneself  身 403
Only  仅[僅] 794
Only  惟 2186
Only then  乃 445
Only then  才 84
Only, alone  唯 1433
Only, merely  但 326
Only, merely  净[淨] 1723
On-off switch, toggle  钮[鈕] 2970
Ooze, to  渗[滲] 2813
Opaque  涅 2645
Open space  旷[曠] 3016
Open the eyes, to  睁[睜] 2278
Open up by poking, to  通 431A
Open up, start, to  辟[闢] 1335B
Open, to  启[啟] 1660
Open, to  开[開] 325
Open, to  披 2348
Opening  口 41
Openly  敞 221
Opera  曲 387B
Operate, control, to  操 1506
Operate, run, to  营[營] 851
Opium  烟[煙] 1315
Opium  鸦[鴉] 2694
Opportunity  机[機] 344
Oppose, to  对[對] 187
Oppose, to  舛 1477
Oppose, to  逆 2293
Opposite  反 495
Opposite direction  舛 1477
Oppress, to  挫 2720
Opulence *  畐 1011
Or  或 93
Or  抑 2082
Or else  抑 2082
Orangutan  猩 2335
Orchid  兰[蘭] 970
Order from above  谕[諭] 2863
Order, command  令 612A
Order, command, to  命 526
Order, procedure, sequence  程 598
Order, sequence  叙[敘] 1954
Order, sequence  序 1173
Order, sequence  次 420
Order, sequence  秩 2083
Order, tell, to  咐 2403
Order, to  令 612A
Order, to  吩 2604
Orderliness  秩 2083
Orderly  齐[齊] 649
Ordinary  凡 1227
Ordinary person  匹 2229
Ordinary, common  平 465
Ordinary, common  般 952
Ordinary, commonplace  庸 2458
Ordinary, plain, simple  便 544A
Ore  矿[礦] 1730
Organ, apparatus  官 518
Organize, group, arrange, to 编[編] 1197
Organize, to  组[組] 648
Organize, to  织[織] 899
Origin  原 435
Origin  本 322
Origin, source  根 644
Original, former  故 242
Originator  祖 1364
Ornament  饰[飾] 1951
Orphan  孤 1677
Ostrich *  隹 310
Other  另 471
Other party  彼 1592
Other, another  别[別] 472
Ought to  应[應] 383A
Ounce  两[兩] 371
Our  俺 3030
Out of the way  僻 3108
Outer city wall  郭 2141
Outline, program  纲[綱] 2253
Outline, summary  略 1033
Outside  外 367
Outskirts  郊 2653
Outstanding  尤 174
Outstanding  杰[傑] 1464
Outstanding  逸 2639
Outstanding achievement  彪 2702
Outstanding issue  悬[懸] 2205
Outstanding, eminent  卓 1186
Outward appearance  势[勢] 816
Over  上 122
Overall  总[總] 484
Overcast  阴[陰] 979
Overcome, to  克 529
Overflow, to  溢 2748
Overflow, to  滔 3041
Overflow, to  滥[濫] 2586
Overflow, to  漫 1797
Overlapping part of a Chinese gown  襟 3124
Overlook, to  临[臨] 1177
Overlord, hegemon  霸 2167
Oversee, to  督 1295
Overtake, to  超 1086
Overturn, to  倾[傾] 1597
Overturn, to  覆 2154
Ovum  卵 2327
Owe, to  欠 419
Owe, to  短 1225
Ox  牛 35
Oxen, livestock  头[頭] 333
Oxygen  氧 2193

 

Chinese Blockbuster Index, NO