Top 40 Chinese Words and Phrases

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Top 40 Chinese Words and Phrases

Postby CBBECKY » Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:59 am

Top 40 Chinese Words and Phrases
Hello
Chinese : 你好
Pinyin : nǐhǎo
Literal Meaning : You good

I am sorry
Chinese : 对不起
Pinyin : duìbuqǐ
Literal Meaning : Sorry

My Name Is ...
Chinese : 我叫 ...
Pinyin : wǒ jiào ...
Literal Meaning : I (am) called ...

How Are You?
Chinese : 你好吗
Pinyin : nǐhǎo ma?
Literal Meaning : You Good ?(yes/no)

I am fine
Chinese : 我很好
Pinyin : wǒ hěnhǎo
Literal Meaning : I very good

And you?
Chinese : 你呢
Pinyin : nǐ ne
Literal Meaning : You ?(huh)

Thank you
Chinese : 谢谢
Pinyin : xièxiè
Literal Meaning : Thank thank

You are welcome
Chinese : 不用谢
Pinyin : búyòngxiè
Literal Meaning : (You) Don't need thank

Welcome
Chinese : 欢迎
Pinyin : huānyíng
Literal Meaning : Welcome(, to)

Beijing
Chinese : 北京
Pinyin : bei3jing1
Literal Meaning : northern capital

Shanghai
Chinese : 上海
Pinyin : shang4hai3
Literal Meaning : On Sea

Nanjing
Chinese : 南京
Pinyin : Nan2jing1
Literal Meaning : southern capital

Beautiful
Chinese : 漂亮
Pinyin : piao4liang4
Literal Meaning : beautiful

chopsticks
Chinese : 筷子
Pinyin : kuai4zi
Literal Meaning : chopsticks

Why
Chinese : 为什么
Pinyin : wei4shen2me
Literal Meaning : for what?

1 to 10
Chinese : 1 - 10
Pinyin : yi1 er4 san1 si4 wu3 liu4 qi1 ba1 jiu3 shi2
Literal Meaning : 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Confidence
Chinese : 信心
Pinyin : xin4xin1
Literal Meaning : Confidence, Faith

I am [noun]
Chinese : 我是
Pinyin : wo3 shi4
Literal Meaning : I am (followed by a noun, i.e. teacher or doctor)

I am [adjective]
Chinese : 我很
Pinyin : wo3 hen3
Literal Meaning : I very (followed by an adjective, i.e. tired or busy)

USA
Chinese : 美国
Pinyin : Mei3guo2
Literal Meaning : Beautiful land

Singapore
Chinese : 新加坡
Pinyin : xin1jia1po1
Literal Meaning : Singapore

Please
Chinese : 请你
Pinyin : qing3 ni3
Literal Meaning : Please you

Doctor
Chinese : 医生
Pinyin : Yi1sheng1
Literal Meaning : Doctor

What
Chinese : 什么
Pinyin : shen2me
Literal Meaning : What

You
Chinese : 你
Pinyin : ni3
Literal Meaning : you

You are beautiful
Chinese : 你很漂亮
Pinyin : Ni3 hen3 piao4liang
Literal Meaning : You very beautiful

Yes
Chinese : 是的
Pinyin : shi4de
Literal Meaning : be, to / is

No
Chinese : 不是
Pinyin : bu2shi4
Literal Meaning : not be / not is

Correct
Chinese : 对
Pinyin : dui4
Literal Meaning : correct

Congratulations
Chinese : 恭喜
Pinyin : gong1xi
Literal Meaning : congratulate, to

China
Chinese : 中国
Pinyin : zhong1guo2
Literal Meaning : Middle Kingdom

Apple
Chinese : 苹果
Pinyin : ping2guo3
Literal Meaning : apple

Friend
Chinese : 朋友
Pinyin : peng2you3
Literal Meaning : friend

Truth
Chinese : 真理
Pinyin : zhen1li3
Literal Meaning : truth

Company
Chinese : 公司
Pinyin : gong1si1
Literal Meaning : company / corporation

Clear
Chinese : 清楚
Pinyin : qing1chu
Literal Meaning : clear

Contact
Chinese : 关系
Pinyin : guan1xi
Literal Meaning : connection, relation

Master
Chinese : 主人
Pinyin : zhu3ren2
Literal Meaning : master

It does not matter
Chinese : 没事
Pinyin : méi shì
Literal Meaning : have no matter

Long time no see
Chinese : 好久不见
Pinyin : hǎo jiǔ bú jiàn
Literal Meaning : Long Time No See

I have to leave
Chinese : 我得走了
Pinyin : wǒ děi zǒu le
Literal Meaning : I have to leave

Try harder
Chinese : 加油
Pinyin : jiā yóu
Literal Meaning : add oil

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