Create word lists with common character

Learners can learn to recognize the same character in different words comprised of two or more characters. Structure this learning by creating word lists with common simple characters. In formal written Chinese, each character will on average appear in at least 5 different 2-character words. Here are some examples:

 

Word list with character 

芒果
芒果

Mandarin: máng guǒ Cantonese: mong4 guo2

果樹
果樹

Mandarin: guǒ shù Cantonese: guo2 syu6

蘋果
蘋果

Mandarin: píng guǒ Cantonese: ping4 gwo2

水果
水果

Mandarin: shuǐ guǒ Cantonese: seoi2 gwo2

果實
果實

Mandarin: guǒ shí Cantonese: gwo2 sat6

Word list with character 人

大人
大人

Mandarin: dà rén Cantonese: daai6 jan4

外國人
外國人

Mandarin: wài guó rén Cantonese: ngoi6 gwok3 jan4

男人
男人

Mandarin: nán rén Cantonese: naam4 jan4

女人
女人

Mandarin: nü rén Cantonese: neoi5 jan4

行人
行人

Mandarin: xíng rén Cantonese: hang4 jan4

Word list with character 學

學生
學生

Mandarin: xué shēng Cantonese: hok6 saang1

學校
學校

Mandarin: xué xiào Cantonese: hok6 haau6

上學
上學

Mandarin: shàng xué Cantonese: soeng5 hok6

學習
學習

Mandarin: xué xí Cantonese: hok6 zap6

好學
好學

Mandarin: hào xué Cantonese: hou3 hok6