Category Archive: Nouns

Parts of the body[1] (Learn Chinese)

  PARTS OF THE BODY [1] 身shen1体ti3 = body 头tou2 = head   脸lian3 =face 头tou2顶ding3 = the top (crown)of the head 太tai4阳yang2穴xue4 = temple   脸lian3颊jia2 = cheek 颧quan2骨gu3 = cheekbone   发fa4 = hair     眼yan3睛jing1 = eye… Continue reading

Seafood & Meat (Learn Chinese)

Hǎi xiān and Ròu lèi  ∞ Hǎi xiān = Seafood Ròu lèi = Meat ∞ Niú ròu = Beef Yáng ròu = Lamb Zhū ròu = Pork jī rōu = Chicken Yā ròu = Duck… Continue reading

Advanced Fruits (Learn Chinese)

水(shui3)果(guo3)类(lei4) ——Fruits apricot= 杏xing4 peach=桃tao2 grape = 葡pu萄tao2 pineapple = 菠bo1萝luo2 apple= 苹ping2果guo3 plum = 李li3子zi watermelon = 西xi1瓜gua mango = 芒mang2果guo3 mulberry = 桑sang1椹sheng4 nectarine = 油you2桃tao2 cherry = 樱ying1桃tao2 pomegranate =… Continue reading

Advanced Beverage (Learn Chinese)

酒(jiu3)水(shui3)类(lei4)——BEVERAGE ∞ 红hong4酒jiu3 = red wine 白bai2酒jiu3 = white wine 白bai2兰lan2地di4 = brandy 葡pu2萄tao酒jiu3 = sherry 汽qi4水shui3 = soda /sparkling water 果guo3汁zhi1 =juice 啤pi2酒jiu3 =beer 鸡ji1尾wei3酒jiu3 =cocktail 豆dou4奶nai3 = soy milk 豆dou4浆jiang1 =soybean… Continue reading

Staple Advanced Food (Learn Chinese)

主(zhu3)食(shi2)类(lei4)——Staple food ∞ 三san1文wen2治zhi4 = sandwich 米mi3饭fan4 =rice 粥zhou1 = congee (rice soup) 汤tang1 =soup 饺jiao3子zi = dumpling 面mian4条tiao2 = noodle 香xiang1肠chang2 = sausage 面mian4包bao1 =bread 黄huang2油you2 =butter 饼bin3干gan1= cookies 馒man2头tou2 = steamed… Continue reading

Advanced Vegetables (Learn Chinese)

蔬(shu1)菜(cai4)类(lei4)——VEGETABLES ∞ 南nan2瓜gua1= pumpkin  玉yu4米mi3 =corn 卷juan3心xin1菜cai4 = cabbage 萝luo2卜bo = radish 胡hu2萝luo2卜bo = carrot 韭jiu3菜cai4 =leek 木mu4耳er3 = agarics 豌wan1豆dou4 = pea 马ma3铃lin2薯shu3(土tu2豆dou2)= potato 黄huang2瓜gua1 = cucumber 苦ku3瓜guo1 = balsam pear 蘑mo2菇gu1… Continue reading

Seasonings (Learn Chinese)

调(tiao2)料(liao4)类(lei4)——Seasonings ∞ 醋cu4 = vinegar 酱jiang4油you2 = soy 盐yan4 = salt 糖tang4 = sugar 酱jiang4 = soy sauce 沙sha1拉la1 = salad 辣la4椒jiao1 = hot(red)pepper 胡hu2椒jiao1 =(black)pepper 芝zhi1麻ma1酱jiang4 = Sesame paste 咖ga1喱li2粉fen3 =curry 番fan1茄qie2酱jiang4… Continue reading

The Advanced Colours (Learn Chinese)

颜(yan2)色(se4)  COLOUR   ∞ 红(hong2)色(se4) 类 (lei4) —The RED: 朱zhu1红hong2 = vermeil; vermilion; ponceau 粉fen3红hong2 = pink; soft red; rose bloom 玫mei2瑰gui4红hong2 = rose madder; rose 鲜xian1红hong2 = scarlet red; scarlet; bright red; fresh red; blood red;madder;… Continue reading

Rooms of the house (Learn Chinese)

ROOMS OF THE HOUSE ∞ ke`ting- (ke4ting1) = LIVING ROOM fan`ting- (fan4ting1) = DINING ROOM wo`shi` (wo4shi4) = BEDROOM shu-fang´ (shu1fang2)  = STUDY ROOM wei`sheng-jian-   //   xiˇshouˇjian- = BATHROOM Chúfáng  chu´fang´ (chu2fang2)… Continue reading

This year, Next Year (Learn Chinese)

THIS YEAR, NEXT YEAR ∞ Qian´nian´ (qian2 nian2) = TWO YEARS AGO Qu`nian´ (qu4nian2) = LAST YEAR Jin-nian´ (jin1 nian2) = THIS YEAR Ming´nian´ (ming2 nian2)  = NEXT YEAR Hou`nian´ (hou4 nian2) = IN TWO… Continue reading