P-Q

Chinese Blockbuster Index, PQ

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.

 

P
Pace  步 639
Pacemaker *  悤 483
Package  包 749
Packet, bag  包 749
Pact  盟 1499
Pact  约[約] 720
Padlock  锁[鎖] 1907
Page  版 1145
Page  页[頁] 331
Pagoda  塔 1369
Pain, suffering  楚 1198
Paint, draw, to  写[寫] 744
Paint, to  绘[繪] 2137
Painting  画[畫] 831
Paintings  幅 1787
Paintings  笔[筆] 1305
Pair  匹 2229
Pair  双[雙] 901
Pair, mate, spouse  偶 1704
Palace  殿 1904
Palace, temple  宫[宮] 1327
Palm of the hand  掌 1226
Pan-  泛 1667
Pander to, to  阿 761B
Panic, to  慌 1994
Pant, to  喘 2295
Papa  爸 1389
Paper  纸[紙] 1359
Paper money  票 764
Paragraph  段 886
Parasol * 9
Pardon, to  贷[貸] 1952
Pare away, to  削 2122B
Parents  亲[親] 398
Park  园[園] 1332B
Park, to  驻[駐] 1627
Part with, to  舍[捨] 1686B
Part, fraction  分 306A
Partial, incomplete  半 825
Partial, one-sided  偏 1538
Participate, to  参[參] 818A
Participate, to  预[預] 975
Particular, unusual  殊 1523
Partner  伴 1639
Partner, mate  伙 1385
Partnership  伙 1385
Pass (time), to  过[過] 211
Pass for, to  混 1471
Pass on, to  传[傳] 620A
Pass on, transmit, to  递[遞] 1886
Pass through, cross, to  穿 1122
Pass through, to  经[經] 273
Pass through, to  贯[貫] 335
Pass through, to  阅[閱] 1832
Pass, barrier  关[關] 363
Pass, spend time, to  度 421A
Passing of time  冉 498
Past, previous  往 656
Paste, plaster  糊 1739A
Paste, pulp  泥 1843A
Pat, to  拍 1501
Pat, touch gently with hand, to  抚[撫] 2057
Patch, mend, to  补[補] 1291
Path  甬 430
Path  路 588
Path, track  径[徑] 1647
Patient, to be  耐 1754
Patrol, to  巡 1892
Patrol, to  逻[邏] 1936
Pattern  格 607
Pattern, model  范[範] 1034
Pause, to  停 1022
Pause, to  顿[頓] 1132
Pavement *  行 250A
Pavilion  亭 1021
Pavilion  阁[閣] 2024
Pawn, to  押 2105
Pay a visit, to  拜 1553
Pay attention, to  答 879B
Pay back, repay, to  偿[償] 1672
Pay damages, compensate, to  赔[賠] 2071
Pay or draw money, to  支 391
Pay respects, to  拜 1553
Pay tax, membership, to  纳[納] 1013
Pay, salary  遇 1237
Pay, to  付 709
Pay, to  缴[繳] 2163
Peaceful  安 490
Peaceful  康 1240
Peaceful, tranquil  宁[寧] 1358A
Peach  桃 2168
Peach-shaped  桃 2168
Peak  顶[頂] 1344
Peak, summit  峰 1816
Pearl  珠 1626
Pedestal *  兀 347
Peel with a knife, to  削 2122A
Peel, skin, shell, to  剥[剝] 2273B
Peel, to  剥[剝] 2273A
Peer, equal  仑[侖] 456
Pellet  丸 811
Pellet  丹 1619
Pellet  弹[彈] 955A
Pen in animals, to  圈 1709C
Pen, pencil  笔[筆] 1305
Pen, sty  圈 1709B
Pen, writing brush  翰 2207
Penalize, to  罚[罰] 1549
Pendulum  摆[擺] 1493
Penetrate, pass through, to  彻[徹] 1575
Penetrate, to  透 1417
Pennant 864
People  民 346
Peppermint  荷 1774A
Perform, play, act, to  演 1045
Performance  演 1045
Performances  场[場] 515A
Perfume  芳 1932
Perfume  香 1115
Perhaps  或 93
Perhaps  许[許] 531A
Peril, danger  患 1585
Period  季 1618
Period  时[時] 162
Period of time  期 520A
Period, era  代 412
Period, term  届[屆] 1870
Periodical  刊 1576
Periphery  周 690
Perish, to  亡 51
Permanent, perpetual  恒[恆] 2093
Permit, allow, to  允 715
Permit, allow, to  许[許] 531A
Permit, to  准 664A
Perpetual  永 318
Perplexed, confused, to be  惑 1946
Perseverance  毅 2264
Persist in, to  执[執] 812
Person  人 23
Personally, oneself  躬 1684
Persons  个[個] 118
Persons  位 418
Perspiration, sweat  汗 1833A
Persuade, to  说[說] 159B
Peruse, to  阅[閱] 1832
Perverse  横[橫] 1673B
Petition  呈 597
Phase, stage  期 520A
Phase, stage  段 886
Pheasant  翟 1863
Philippines  菲 1765A
Philosopher  哲 1454
Philosophy  哲 1454
Phoenix  凤[鳳] 1847
Photo, film  片 368
Photograph  相 329B
Pick up, collect, to  拾 2276
Pick, to  采[採] 143A
Picket fence * 61
Picture  图[圖] 776
Picture, drawing  画[畫] 831
Picture, image  影 677
Pictures  幅 1787
Picul  担[擔] 1051B
Piece  截 1902
Piece of writing  篇 1350
Piece together, to  拼 2151
Piece, chunk  块[塊] 1130
Pierce, perforate, to  穿 1122
Pierce, stab, to  刺 1398
Pierce, to  贯[貫] 335
Pig  豕 38
Pig snout  彐 39
Pigeonholes  档[檔] 2115
Pile of paper  沓 2085B
Pile up, to  堆 1714
Pile up, to  码[碼] 1687
Piled up  沓 2085A
Piles  堆 1714
Pill  丸 811
Pillage, plunder, to  掠 2196
Pillar, column  柱 2032
Pillbox *  埶 815
Pilot, maneuver, to  驶[駛] 1868
Pin  针[針] 1452
Pin, peg, bolt  销[銷] 1244
Pincers  夹[夾] 1550A
Pinch, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Pine tree  松 1232A
Pioneer, vanguard  锋[鋒] 2011
Pipe 斗 552A
Pit  凵 536
Pit bull *  犬 29
Pit of a fruit  核 1166
Pit, trap  陷 1601
Pitcher, flask  瓶 2043
Pitchfork *  屮 40
Pitfall  陷 1601
Pity, to  怜[憐] 1945
Pity, to  惜 1858
Pivot, center  纽[紐] 2097
Place  地 128A
Place  所 258
Place  方 198
Place an order, to  订[訂] 1508
Place in between, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Place of strategic importance  塞 1420B
Place, arrange, to  摆[擺] 1493
Place, location  处[處] 459A
Place, territory  境 903
Placenta  胞 1682
Place-word suffix  边[邊] 599
Plague  疫 2120
Plain, plateau  原 435
Plain, simple  素 990
Plan, intend, to  拟[擬] 1889
Plan, plot, scheme, to  谋[謀] 1333
Plan, prepare, to  筹[籌] 2017
Plan, pursue, to  图[圖] 776
Plan, strategy  略 1033
Plan, to  划[劃] 832C
Planes, large vehicles  架 1183
Plank, board  板 1271
Plant * 293
Plant, cultivate, to 种[種] 263B
Plant, to  植 1462
Plants  卉 1624
Plaster, paste, to  糊 1739A
Plastic bag *  匋 1947
Plate, slab  板 1271
Plate, tablet  牌 1599
Platform  台[臺] 549A
Plato  柏 1941B
Platoon  排 1010
Play (sport, game), to  戏[戲] 1372
Play a string instrument, to  拉 606
Play a stringed instrument, to  弹[彈] 955B
Play an instrument, to  吹 1735
Play jokes on, play tricks, to  玩 1411
Play music, to  奏 1891
Play the part, to  扮 2291
Play with, fool with, to  弄 1392A
Play, to  玩 1411
Plays  出 177
Please  请[請] 716
Please read…  鉴[鑒] 1999
Pleased  悦[悅] 2316
Pleased  愉 2299
Pleased  欢[歡] 1014
Pleased, happy  快 654
Pleased, happy  豫 2272
Pleasing  悦[悅] 2316
Pleasure  乐[樂] 941A
Plentiful  丰[豐] 769
Plot, scheme  谋[謀] 1333
Plow  耒 1924
Plow *  氏 345
Plow, to  耒 1924
Plow, to  耕 2179
Plug  塞 1420A
Plum  李 763
Plum  梅 1494
Plunder, rob, to  劫 2156
Plural marker  们[們] 120
Pocket  袋 1650
Pocket watch  表[錶] 414B
Pockmarked  麻 279
Podium * 105
Poem  诗[詩] 1247
Poem  赋[賦] 2081
Poems, songs  首 248
Poetry  诗[詩] 1247
Poignant pause  兮 2142
Point, direct, indicate, to  指 528
Poison  毒 1296
Poisonous  毒 1296
Poke, stir, to  拨[撥] 2135
Polar bear *  敫 1037
Pole (geography, physics)  极[極] 652
Pole *  丨 1
Police  警 1016
Policy  策 1043
Polish, to  擦 2090
Polite suggestion  吧 760A
Polite you  您 1056
Polite, reverent  恭 2076
Politeness, manners  貌 1940
Political  政 389
Political party  党[黨] 702
Politics  政 389
Pollute, to  染 1474
Pollute, to  污 1751
Pond  池 2049
Ponder, to  索 1140
Ponder, to  虑[慮] 1241
Ponytails 362
Pool  池 2049
Poor  穷[窮] 1685
Poor  贫[貧] 1702
Poor, inadequate  菲 1765B
Poor, needy  寒 1638
Poor, pitiful  怜[憐] 1945
Poplar  杨[楊] 1403
Popular  普 953
Popular  红[紅] 806
Popular, common  俗 1697
Popular, in vogue  盛 1475B
Popularize, to  普 953
Pork *  亥 601
Port  港 1269
Portion, part  份 1120
Portrait  像 575
Position of defense  堡 1869
Position, status  位 418
Positive  阳[陽] 978
Possess, to  具 452
Possibility  了 83B
Possibility  得 194A
Post, mail, to  邮[郵] 1996
Postman *  [柬] 441
Postpone, delay, to  缓[緩] 1446
Postpone, to  展 551
Posture  姿 2222
Pottery, earthenware  陶 1948
Pouch  袋 1650
Pounce on, to  扑[撲] 1854
Pour boiling water on, to  冲[沖] 1031A
Pour out, to  倾[傾] 1597
Pour, tip, to  倒 926A
Pour, to  注 791A
Pour, to  涌 1987
Powder  丹 1619
Powder  粉 1842
Powdered medicine  散 1205A
Power  力 108
Power, might  威 945
Practice, study, to  习[習] 1005
Practice, to  演 1045
Practice, to  练[練] 1347
Practice, to  践[踐] 1923
Praise, commend, to  称[稱] 745A
Praise, to  夸[誇] 2103
Praise, to  扬[揚] 1424
Praise, to  誉[譽] 2016
Praise, to  赞[贊] 1511
Precede, to  冠 2053B
Precedent  例 862
Precious, valuable  珍 1654
Precipitous  崔 2279
Precisely, indeed  就 175
Predict, to  卜 18A
Preface  叙[敘] 1954
Preface  序 1173
Prefecture  州 1029
Pregnancy  身 403
Prehistoric man * 577
Prepare, to  备[備] 686
Prepare, to  预[預] 975
Present  现[現] 289
Present a gift, to *  卬 1408
Present with respect, to  奉 1728
Present, current  今 611
Present, gift  仪[儀] 1622
Present, to  呈 597
Presently  俄 1321
Preserve, safeguard, to  维[維] 679
Press down, to  镇[鎮] 1345
Press from both sides, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Press on towards, to  逼 1908
Press, push down, to  按 893
Pressing, urgent  迫 1348
Pressure  压[壓] 1088
Prestige  威 945
Pretend, to  冒 1557
Pretty, good-looking  俊 2176
Prevent, to  杜 1616
Previous  上 122
Previous  前 324
Price discount  折 1453A
Price, value  价[價] 701
Prick, pierce, to  扎 1757A
Priest *  甫 1290
Prime minister  相 329B
Princess *  睘 307
Principal  主 20
Principle, doctrine  道 249
Principle, theory  理 320
Print, publish, to  刊 1576
Print, to  印 967
Printing plate  版 1145
Prison  牢 2035
Prison  狱[獄] 1942
Prison  监[監] 1175A
Prison break *  邦 1101
Prisoner  囚 1206
Private  ㄙ 10
Private, personal  私 1362
Prize  彩 1509
Prize  锦[錦] 2265
Prize, award  奖[獎] 1567
Prize, award  标[標] 765
Probe, scrutinize, to  钻[鑽] 2061A
Probe, spy, to  探 1260
Problem, issue  问[問] 373
Processed  熟 1375
Proclaim, to  宣 1107
Procrastinate, to  拖 1834
Produce, manufacture, to  产[産] 397
Produce, to  出 177
Product  产[産] 397
Product  品 537
Profession  行 250B
Profession, occupation  业[業] 185
Professional *  菐 1853
Profit  利 395
Profit  润[潤] 1713
Profit  赢[贏] 2165
Profitable  益 977
Profound  玄 2019
Profound, difficult to understand  奥[奧] 1319
Progenitor  祖 1364
Progress, to  彳 192
Prohibit, to  禁 1331A
Project (a film), to  映 1656
Projectile *  殳 232
Prolong, to  延 1440
Promise  诺[諾] 1317
Promise, consent, to  应[應] 383B
Promise, to  愿[願] 918
Promise, to  许[許] 531A
Promise, to  诺[諾] 1317
Promote a person, to  拔 1845
Promote, publicize, to  扬[揚] 1424
Promote, rise in rank, to  晋[晉] 1990
Promote, to  促 1439
Promote, to  兴[興] 841B
Proof, evidence  凭[憑] 1756
Proofread, to  校 956B
Prop up, to  扶 1959
Propagate, to  繁 1637
Proper, appropriate  宜 1629
Property  财 1008
Property, assets, capital  资[資] 525
Propitious  祥 2014
Prosper, to  亨 2282
Prosperous  昌 1953
Prosperous, abundant  隆 1745
Prostrate, submit, to  伏 1734
Prostrate, to  卧[臥] 2262
Protect against disease, to  卫[衛] 999
Protect, defend, to  防 863
Protect, guard, to  护[護] 840
Protect, to  保 540
Protect, to  翼 1634
Proud  乔[喬] 1631
Proud  傲 2275
Proud, haughty  亢 1097
Prove, confirm, to  证[證] 660
Prove, to  征[徵] 1067B
Provide, supply, to  资[資] 525
Province  省 995A
Provisions  粮[糧] 1643
Provoke, to  招 1286
Prudent, careful  慎 2094
Prune  梅 1494
Public  公 352
Publication  刊 1576
Publish, issue, to  登 659
Pudding cup *  甘 828
Puff, to  哼 2283
Puffed, bloated  膀 2260B
Pull back, to  缩[縮] 1645
Pull up, pull out, to  拔 1845
Pull, drag, to  拖 1834
Pull, to  拉 606
Pulse  脉[脈] 1938
Punish, to  处[處] 459B
Punish, to  惩[懲] 2152
Punish, to  罚[罰] 1549
Punishment  刑 875
Puppet  偶 1704
Purchase, to  购[購] 1418
Pure  洁[潔] 1879
Pure, unmixed  粹 2073
Pure, unmixed  纯[純] 1463
Purple  紫 1991
Purpose  旨 527
Pursue, chase, to  逐 1304
Push against, to  挤[擠] 2003
Push aside, move with hand, to  拨[撥] 2135
Push back, repulse, to  却[卻] 561
Push down, to  压[壓] 1088
Push, poke something up, to  挑 1649B
Push, to  推 810
Put in jail, to  圈 1709C
Put in order, arrange, to  措 1482
Put in order, arrange, to  整 708
Put into, to  投 827
Put on a hat, to  冠 2053B
Put on accessories, to  戴 1561
Put on display, to  陈[陳] 836
Put under somebody’s care, to  归[歸] 1276
Put up, erect, to  搭 2171
Put up, to  置 1006
Put, place, to  放 567
Python *  也 94

 

Q
Qin dynasty  秦 1740
Quality  质[質] 696
Quantity  量 497A
Quantity  额[額] 1279
Quarter of an hour  刻 940
Question tag  吗[嗎] 748B
Question, interrogate, to  问[問] 373
Question, to  讯[訊] 1572
Quick  疌 2117
Quick and repeated activities  腾[騰] 1980A
Quick, swift  快 654
Quick-fry, to  爆 1577
Quiet  宁[寧] 1358A
Quiet  寂 2074
Quiet  幽 1981
Quiet  悄 1780
Quiet  静[靜] 1052
Quiet, calm  安 490
Quiet, peaceful  泰 1658
Quiet, peaceful  穆 2025
Quilt, blanket  被 394
Quit, to  忌 2242
Quit, to  罢[罷] 1492
Quite, rather  颇[頗] 1909
Quota  额[額] 1279

Chinese Blockbuster Index, PQ