Category Archive: Nouns

This week, Last Month (Learn Chinese)

THIS WEEK/ LAST MONTH The rule: (LAST/THIS/NEXT) + WEEK shang`ge` xing- qi- (Shang4ge4 Xing1qi1)= LAST WEEK zhe`ge` xing-qi- (Zhe4ge4 Xing1qi1) = THIS WEEK xia`ge` xing-qi-  (Xia4ge4 Xing1qi1)= NEXT WEEK The rule: (LAST/THIS/NEXT) +… Continue reading

Professions (Learn Chinese)

PROFESSIONS ∞ laoˇshi-  = TEACHER lü`shi-   = LAWYER fu´wu`yuan´  = WAITER ji`zheˇ  = JOURNALIST jia-ting´zhuˇfu`  = HOUSEWIFE shou`huo`yuan´   = DEPENDENT jing-liˇ  = MANAGER gong-ren´  = WORKER mi`shu-   = SECRETARY ∞ Niˇ zuo` shen´me gong-zuo`? = WHAT IS YOUR JOB? Gong-zuo` =… Continue reading

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (Learn Chinese)

YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW Qian2tian1 (Qianˊtian-)= Day before Yesterday Zuo2tian1 (Zuoˊtian-) = Yesterday Jin1tian1 (Jin-tian-) = Today Ming2tian1 (Mingˊtian-) = Tomorrow Hou4tian (Houˋtian-) = Day after Tomorrow ∞ When we use these nouns to indicate… Continue reading

Studies, Teacher, University… (Learn Chinese)

STUDIES, TEACHER, UNIVERSITY… ∞ Lao3shi1 (laoˇshi-)= TEACHER (PROFESOR) Xue2xi2 (xueˊxiˊ) = TO STUDY (ESTUDIAR) Xue2xiao4 (xueˊxiaoˋ) = COLLEGE (COLEGIO) Da4xue2 (daˋxueˊ) = UNIVERSITY (UNIVERSIDAD) Xue2sheng1 (xueˊsheng-) = STUDENT (ESTUDIANTE) Tong2xue2 (tongˊxueˊ) = CLASSMATE (COMPAÑERO) Xue2ke2 (xueˊkeˊ) = SUBJECT (ASIGNATURA) ∞   ENGLISH:… Continue reading

Country, Inhabitant, Language (Learn Chinese)

COUNTRY, INHABITANT, LANGUAGE ∞ Guo2jia1 = COUNTRY (PAÍS) Guo2min2 = INHABITANT (HABITANTE) Yu3yan2 = LANGUAGE (IDIOMA) ∞     CHINA = zhing1guo2 INHABITANT = zhong1guo2ren2 LANGUAGE = han4yu3 “or” zhong1when2 ∞ ENGLAND =… Continue reading

People, friends and more (Learn Chinese)

PEOPLE, FRIENDS AND MORE ren2 (renˊ) = PEOPLE (PERSONA) Nan2ren2 (Nanˊrenˊ) = MAN (HOMBRE) Nv3ren2 (Nvˇrenˊ) = WOMAN (MUJER) Peng2you3(pengˊyouˇ) = FRIEND (AMIGO) Nan2peng2you3 (Nanˊpengˊyouˇ) = BOYFRIEND  (NOVIO) Nv3peng2you3 (Nvˇpengˊyouˇ) = GIRLFRIEND (NOVIA)

The Family (Learning Chinese)

THE FAMILY (LA FAMILIA) Ba4ba = DAD (PAPÁ) Ma1ma = MUM (MAMÁ) Fu4qin = FATHER (PADRE) Mu3qin = MOTHER (MADRE) Mei3mei3 = LITTLE SISTER (HERMANA PEQUEÑA) Jie3jie = OLDER SISTER (HERMANA MAYOR) Di4di… Continue reading

The name of the Months (Learn Chinese)

THE NAME OF THE MONTHS  THE RULE: Number + Yue4  (LA REGLA: Número + Yue4) Yi1 yue4= JANUARY (ENERO) Er2 yue4= FEBRUARY (FEBRERO) San1 yue4 = MARCH (MARZO) Si4 yue4 = APRIL (ABRIL) Wu3 yue4 = MAY (MAYO)… Continue reading

The names of the days (Learn Chinese)

THE NAMES OF THE DAYS THE RULE (LA REGLA):    Xing1qi1 + Day Number  MONDAY (LUNES) = Xing1qi1 Yi1 TUESDAY (MARTES) = Xing1qi1 Er4 WEDNESDAY (MIÉRCOLES) = Xing1qi1 San1 THURSDAY (JUEVES) = Xing1qi1 Si4 FRIDAY (VIERNES)… Continue reading

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