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.

Character numbers 2321 to 2730 are introduced in Book 7.

Character numbers 2731 to 3135 are introduced in Book 8.

 

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P.O.W.  虏 2768
Pace  步 639
Pacemaker *  悤 483
Pacify, to  绥[綏] 3071
Pacify, to  靖 2835
Package  包 749
Packet, bag  包 749
Pact  盟 1499
Pact  约[約] 720
Pad, cushion  垫[墊] 2881
Padlock  锁[鎖] 1907
Page  版 1145
Page  页[頁] 331
Pagoda  塔 1369
Pail  桶 2706
Pain, suffering  楚 1198
Paint  漆 2601
Paint, draw, to  写[寫] 744
Paint, to  漆 2601
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
Palanquin  轿[轎] 2741
Palm of the hand  掌 1226
Palm tree  棕 3055
Palpitation  怔 2498A
Pamper, spoil, to  娇[嬌] 2467
Pamper, to  宠[寵] 2717
Pan-  泛 1667
Pander to, to  阿 761B
Pan-fry, to  炒 2876
Panic, to  慌 1994
Panic-stricken, to be  怔 2498A
Pant, puff, to  吁 2449A
Pant, to  喘 2295
Panther  豹 2799
Pants  裤[褲] 2400
Papa  爸 1389
Paper  纸[紙] 1359
Paper money  票 764
Paper money  钞[鈔] 2931
Parachute  伞[傘] 2509
Paragraph  段 886
Paralysis  瘫[癱] 3104
Paralyzed  瘫[癱] 3104
Parasol  伞[傘] 2509
Parasol * 9
Parcel  裹 2685
Parched  燥 2896
Parched earth  龟[龜] 2689B
Pardon, to  恕 2618
Pardon, to  贷[貸] 1952
Pare away, to  削 2122B
Parents  亲[親] 398
Park  园[園] 1332B
Park, to  驻[駐] 1627
Part legs so as to form a fork, to  叉 2535B
Part of the day  晌 3103
Part with, to  舍[捨] 1686B
Part, fraction  分 306A
Part, to  诀[訣] 3126
Partial, incomplete  半 825
Partial, one-sided  偏 1538
Participate, to  参[參] 818A
Participate, to  预[預] 975
Particular, unusual  殊 1523
Partitioned place  厢[廂] 2761
Partner  伴 1639
Partner  侣[侶] 2944
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 out, to  晕[暈] 2521A
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  浆[漿] 2909B
Paste, ointment  膏 2956
Paste, plaster  糊 1739A
Paste, pulp  泥 1843A
Pastry  糕 2708
Pastry  饼[餅] 2661
Pasture  甸 2874
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, footpath between fields  陌 2551
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
Paulownia tree  桐 2993
Pause, to  停 1022
Pause, to  逗 2873
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
Pearl, bead of irregular shape  玑[璣] 2417
Peddler  贩[販] 2760
Pedestal *  兀 347
Peel with a knife, to  削 2122A
Peel, skin, shell, to  剥[剝] 2273B
Peel, to  剥[剝] 2273A
Peep, to  窥[窺] 3029
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, shed  栏[欄] 2411
Pen, sty  圈 1709B
Pen, writing brush  翰 2207
Penalize, to  罚[罰] 1549
Pendant  坠[墜] 2584
Pendulum  摆[擺] 1493
Penetrate, pass through, to  彻[徹] 1575
Penetrate, to  透 1417
Penis  茎[莖] 2958
Pennant 864
Pennant  幢 2853A
Pennon  帜[幟] 3092
People  民 346
Peppermint  荷 1774A
Perch, roost, to  栖[棲] 2755
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
Perish, to  沦[淪] 3012
Permanent, perpetual  恒[恆] 2093
Permeate, to  渗[滲] 2813
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
Pervasive fragrance  馨 2872
Perverse  横[橫] 1673B
Pet animal  宠[寵] 2717
Petition  呈 597
Petty, trivial  琐[瑣] 3114
Pharynx  咽 2347A
Phase, stage  期 520A
Phase, stage  段 886
Pheasant  翟 1863
Philippines  菲 1765A
Philosopher  哲 1454
Philosophy  哲 1454
Phoenix  凤[鳳] 1847
Phoenix (female)  凰 2747
Photo, film  片 368
Photograph  相 329B
Pick up, collect, to  拾 2276
Pick up, to  捡[撿] 3034
Pick, pluck (flowers, fruit), to  摘 2343
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
Pigeon  鸽[鴿] 2978
Pigeonholes  档[檔] 2115
Pile of paper  沓 2085B
Pile up, to  叠[疊] 2576
Pile up, to  堆 1714
Pile up, to  码[碼] 1687
Pile, post  桩[樁] 2783
Piled up  沓 2085A
Piles  堆 1714
Pill  丸 811
Pillage, plunder, to  掠 2196
Pillar  桓 2831
Pillar, column  柱 2032
Pillbox *  埶 815
Pillow  枕 2888
Pilot, maneuver, to  驶[駛] 1868
Pin  针[針] 1452
Pin, peg, bolt  销[銷] 1244
Pincers  夹[夾] 1550A
Pinch with one’s fingers, to  捏 2765
Pinch, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Pine tree  松 1232A
Pioneer, to  拓 2545A
Pioneer, vanguard  锋[鋒] 2011
Pious  虔 3112
Pipe 斗 552A
Pit  凵 536
Pit bull *  犬 29
Pit of a fruit  核 1166
Pit, hole  坎 2740
Pit, hole  坑 2550
Pit, trap  陷 1601
Pitcher, flask  瓶 2043
Pitchfork  叉 2535A
Pitchfork *  屮 40
Pitfall  陷 1601
Pity, to  怜[憐] 1945
Pity, to  惜 1858
Pivot  枢[樞] 2899
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 names  邵 3093
Place of strategic importance  塞 1420B
Place, arrange, to  摆[擺] 1493
Place, location  处[處] 459A
Place, territory  境 903
Place, to  搁[擱] 2679
Placenta  胞 1682
Place-word suffix  边[邊] 599
Plagiarize, to  剿 2917A
Plagiarize, to  抄 2519
Plagiarize, to  窃[竊] 2413
Plague  疫 2120
Plain  朴[樸] 2402
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, sow grain, to  稼 3079
Plant, to  植 1462
Plants  卉 1624
Plants  株 2773
Plants  棵 2418
Plants, flowers  蓬 2695
Plaster, paste, to  糊 1739A
Plaster, to  抹 2397B
Plastic  塑 2355
Plastic bag *  匋 1947
Plate  碟 3115
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 string instrument, to  弹[彈] 955B
Play an instrument, to  吹 1735
Play football, to  踢 2738
Play jokes on, play tricks, to  玩 1411
Play music, to  奏 1891
Play soccer, to  踢 2738
Play the part, to  扮 2291
Play tricks, to  耍 2566
Play with, fool with, to  弄 1392A
Play, to  玩 1411
Plays  出 177
Plead, to  吁[籲] 2449B
Pleasant  爽 2677
Pleasant, agreeable  甜 2338
Please  请[請] 716
Please read…  鉴[鑒] 1999
Please, to  娱[娛] 2785
Pleased  悦[悅] 2316
Pleased  愉 2299
Pleased  欢[歡] 1014
Pleased, happy  快 654
Pleased, happy  怡 2812
Pleased, happy  豫 2272
Pleasing  悦[悅] 2316
Pleasure  乐[樂] 941A
Pledge, to  誓 2405
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  兜 2805
Pocket  囊 2357
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
Pointlessly  瞎 2692
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
Pole, stick  杆 2330A
Police  警 1016
Policy  策 1043
Polish, to  擦 2090
Polite suggestion  吧 760A
Polite you  您 1056
Polite your  钧[鈞] 2796
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
Pomegranate  榴 2929
Pomegranate-like object  榴 2929
Pond  塘 2729
Pond  池 2049
Pond  沼 2771
Pond  潭 3031
Ponder, to  索 1140
Ponder, to  虑[慮] 1241
Ponytails 362
Pool  塘 2729
Pool  池 2049
Pools of water  摊[攤] 2463
Poor  穷[窮] 1685
Poor  贫[貧] 1702
Poor  陋 2943
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  舆[輿] 2642
Popular ballad  谣[謠] 2884
Popular, common  俗 1697
Popular, in vogue  盛 1475B
Popularize, to  普 953
Populous  庶 2444
Porcelain  瓷 2589
Porch  廊 2385
Pork *  亥 601
Pornographic  淫 2602
Port  港 1269
Portion, part  份 1120
Portrait  像 575
Portugal  葡 2439
Portuguese  葡 2439
Position of defense  堡 1869
Position, status  位 418
Positive  阳[陽] 978
Possess, to  具 452
Possessed *  朔 2354
Possibility  了 83B
Possibility  得 194A
Post, mail, to  邮[郵] 1996
Post, stake  桩[樁] 2783
Posterity  裔 3123
Postman *  [柬] 441
Postpone, delay, to  缓[緩] 1446
Postpone, to  展 551
Posture  姿 2222
Pot  盆 2350
Pot, kettle  壶[壺] 2811
Pot, pan  锅[鍋] 2384
Potter’s wheel  钧[鈞] 2796
Pottery, earthenware  陶 1948
Pouch  袋 1650
Poultry  禽 2850
Pounce on, to  扑[撲] 1854
Pound sterling  镑[鎊] 2808
Pound with a pestle, to  捣[搗] 3004
Pound, break, to  砸 2751
Pour boiling water on, to  冲[沖] 1031A
Pour into, to  灌 2387
Pour out, to  倾[傾] 1597
Pour, tip, to  倒 926A
Pour, to  注 791A
Pour, to  涌 1987
Pour, to  淋 2476A
Powder  丹 1619
Powder  粉 1842
Powdered medicine  散 1205A
Power  力 108
Power, authority  柄 2549
Power, might  威 945
Powerful person or family  阀[閥] 2954
Powerful, noble  鼎 2658
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, extol, to  颂[頌] 2709
Praise, to  夸[誇] 2103
Praise, to  扬[揚] 1424
Praise, to  捧 2655
Praise, to  誉[譽] 2016
Praise, to  赞[贊] 1511
Prawn  虾[蝦] 3128
Pray, to  祷[禱] 2774
Prayer  祷[禱] 2774
Precede, to  冠 2053B
Precedent  例 862
Precious, valuable  珍 1654
Precipice  崖 2554
Precipitous  崔 2279
Precisely, indeed  就 175
Predict, to  卜 18A
Preface  叙[敘] 1954
Preface  序 1173
Prefecture  州 1029
Prefecture  郡 2594
Pregnancy  孕 2404
Pregnancy  身 403
Pregnant  孕 2404
Prehistoric man * 577
Prepare, to  备[備] 686
Prepare, to  预[預] 975
Present  现[現] 289
Present a gift, to *  卬 1408
Present as a gift, to  赠[贈] 2433
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
Preside over, to  秉 3089
Press down, to  镇[鎮] 1345
Press from both sides, to  夹[夾] 1550A
Press near, to  凑[湊] 2499
Press on towards, to  逼 1908
Press, prompt, to  催 2375
Press, push down, to  按 893
Pressing, urgent  迫 1348
Pressure  压[壓] 1088
Prestige  威 945
Presume, to  谅[諒] 2430
Presumptuous  妄 2407
Pretend, feign, to  诈[詐] 2699
Pretend, to  冒 1557
Pretty woman  娥 3064
Pretty, good-looking  俊 2176
Pretty, handsome  倩 2870
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
Prisoner of war  俘 2370
Prisoner of war  虏 2768
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  盈 2421
Profit  赢[贏] 2165
Profit from, to  沾 2698
Profitable  益 977
Profound  玄 2019
Profound  覃 2455
Profound, difficult to understand  奥[奧] 1319
Progenitor  祖 1364
Progress, to  彳 192
Prohibit, to  禁 1331A
Prohibit, to  诫[誡] 3052
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
Promulgate, to  颁[頒] 2622
Prong  叉 2535A
Proof, evidence  凭[憑] 1756
Proofread, to  勘 2871
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
Propose a toast, to  酬 2324
Propose, to  倡 2494
Prosper, to  亨 2282
Prosperous  昌 1953
Prosperous  殷 2665A
Prosperous  熙 2777
Prosperous, abundant  隆 1745
Prosperous, flourishing  旺 2504
Prostitute  妓 3058
Prostrate, submit, to  伏 1734
Prostrate, to  卧[臥] 2262
Protect against disease, to  卫[衛] 999
Protect, cover, to  庇 3073
Protect, defend, to  防 863
Protect, guard, to  护[護] 840
Protect, to  佑 3056
Protect, to  保 540
Protect, to  翼 1634
Protruding  凸 3132
Proud  乔[喬] 1631
Proud  傲 2275
Proud  骄[驕] 2555
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  惹 2577
Provoke, to  招 1286
Prudent, careful  慎 2094
Prune  梅 1494
Public  公 352
Public  舆[輿] 2642
Public roll of successful examinees  榜 2845
Publication  刊 1576
Publish, issue, to  登 659
Publish, to  敷 3068
Pudding cup *  甘 828
Puddles  摊[攤] 2463
Puff, to  哼 2283
Puffed  膨 2710
Puffed, bloated  膀 2260B
Puffy and soft  泡 2323B
Pull a cart, carriage, to  挽[輓] 2528B
Pull back, to  缩[縮] 1645
Pull the trigger, to  搂[摟] 3075A
Pull up, pull out, to  拔 1845
Pull, drag, to  拖 1834
Pull, to  扯 2394
Pull, to  拉 606
Pull, tow, to  挽 2528A
Pulmonary  肺 2360
Pulsate, beat, to  搏 2671
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 with a pole, to  撑[撐] 2492
Push, poke something up, to  挑 1649B
Push, to  推 810
Put aside, to  搁[擱] 2679
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 on, apply, to  抹 2397A
Put something under something else, to  垫[墊] 2881
Put the blame on others, to  嫁 2374
Put to shame, to  挫 2720
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
Quarrel, to  吵 2356
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  寞 2885
Quiet  幽 1981
Quiet  悄 1780
Quiet  静[靜] 1052
Quiet, calm  安 490
Quiet, peaceful  泰 1658
Quiet, peaceful  穆 2025
Quiet, peaceful  靖 2835
Quilt, blanket  被 394
Quit, to  忌 2242
Quit, to  罢[罷] 1492
Quite, rather  颇[頗] 1909
Quota  额[額] 1279

 

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