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Pinyin Mandarin 3

Pinyin Mandarin 3

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Pinyin Mandarin 3

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  • dàochù dōu jiébīng

    Everywhere was all frozen solid

  • dàochù dōu hěnpiàoliang

    Everywhere was very lovely

  • dàochù dōu hěnduōrén

    Everywhere was very crowded

  • dàochù dōu hěnrènào

    Everywhere was very bustling

  • shíwù

    food

  • pāizhào

    to take a photo

  • zhàopiàn

    a photo

  • shízhāngzhàopiàn

    ten photos

  • zhàoxiāngjī

    a camera

  • cānjiā

    to take part in; to join in

  • cānjiālǚxíngtuán

    to be part of a tourist group

  • cānguān

    to visit a site

  • dǎoyóu

    a tourist guide

  • bīngmǎyǒng

    the Terracotta Warriors

  • kǎoyā

    roast duck

  • nǐ ràng wǒ juédé hěn è

    you are making me feel really hungry

  • bāoròu

    possible name for the pocket-bread snack from Dujiangyan

  • ròusī

    shredded meat

  • ròusuì

    chopped meat

  • cháng

    sausage

  • xiāngcháng

    sausage

  • báonuǎn

    to keep warm

  • wǔyánliùsè

    multi-coloured

  • wǔcǎibīnfēn

    brilliantly colourful

  • diāo

    carvings

  • bīngdiāo

    ice-carvings

  • shǒutào

    gloves

  • tèbié

    specially designed for a particular purpose

  • spicy

  • mábì

    numb

  • málàhuǒguō

    Sichuan spicy hot pot

  • shì

    to try something; to test something out

  • shìyīxià

    give it a try!

  • wǒ bùgǎnshì málàhuǒguō

    I didn't dare to try the hot pot

  • chūchǒu

    to appear ridiculous

  • wǒ bùxiǎng yīgerén chūchǒu

    I didn't want to look ridiculous on my own

  • rìběncài

    Japanese food

  • yīnguócài

    English food

  • qítā dìfāng

    everywhere else

  • qítā

    else; other

  • yǒnggǎn

    brave

  • tízǎo

    well in advance; earlier than expected

  • wèntí

    question; problem

  • tiǎozhàn

    a challenge

  • kěyǐ zàihuǒchēshàng yòng

    in order to use on the train

  • bīngtánghúlú

    frozen candied hawthorn fruit

  • gānggāng

    just now

  • nǐ gānggāng xiàbān huílái ma

    have you just got back from work?

  • nǐ néng gěiwǒ tuījiàn yīge hǎode cāntīng ma

    can you recommend me a good restaurant?

  • nǐ zuótiānwǎnshàng shuìjiàn shuìdé zěnmeyàng

    how did you sleep last night?

  • nǐ xuéxībānyáyǔ xuédé zěnmeyàng

    how is your Spanish study going?

  • wǒ xuéxībānyáyǔ xuédé hěnkāixīn

    My Spanish study is going very well

  • wǒ xuéxībānyáyǔ xuédé hěnkuài

    My Spanish study is going very quickly

  • wǒ měigeyuè shàng liǎngcì zhōngwénkè

    Every month I attend Chinese language classes twice

  • hànyǔ

    Chinese spoken language

  • nǐ gōngzuòdé zěnmeyàng

    how is your work going?

  • nǐ zhōumò guódé zěnmeyàng

    how was your weekend?

  • nǐ zhōngguóxīnián guódé zěnmeyàng

    how was your Chinese New Year?

  • nǐ zhōngguóchūntiān guódé zěnmeyàng

    how was your Chinese Spring Festival?

  • guàngjiē

    to go shopping

  • kuáng

    crazy

  • wǒ mǎile hěnduō dōngxī

    I bought a lot of things

  • wǒ kěyǐ shìshì ma

    can I try it?

  • wǒ kěyǐ chī yīxià ma

    can I have a taste?

  • wǒ xǐhuan guàng chāoshì

    I like going supermarket shopping

  • wǒ kěyǐ shìyīxià zhèjiànyīfú ma

    can I try on these clothes?

  • zhèjiànyīfú tàidàle

    these clothes are too big

  • wǒ xiān kànyīxià

    I'm just looking [to a shop assistant]

  • nǐmen shōu xìnyòngkǎ ma

    do you take credit cards?

  • nǐmen shōu jièjìkǎ ma

    do you take debit cards?

  • xiànjīn

    cash

  • qǐnggěiwǒ fāpiào

    please can I have a receipt

  • qǐnggěiwǒ yīgedàizi

    please can I have a bag

  • nǐ yǒuméiyǒu qítā de

    do you have anything else?

  • nǐ yǒuméiyǒu bié de

    do you have any others?

  • bāozhuāng

    to wrap something

  • yǒuméiyǒu dǎzhé

    Is there a discount?

  • kěyǐ dǎzhé ma

    Can you give me a discount?

  • nǐ néng piányí yidiǎn ma

    Could you reduce the price?

  • yǒuméiyǒu jìngzi

    Is there a mirror?

  • wén

    to smell

  • wǒ kěyǐ wén yīxià ma

    could I have a smell of it?

  • bēibāo

    a backpack

  • bāobāo

    a handbag

  • wǒ kěyǐ gěiwǒpéngyǒu dǎdiànhuà ma

    can I give my friend a call?

  • wǒ kěyǐ dǎdiànhuà gěiwǒpéngyǒu ma

    can I call my friend?

  • wǒ xiǎng gěiwǒpéngyǒu jì xìn

    I want to post my friend a letter

  • wǒ xiǎng jì bāoguǒ gěiwǒpéngyǒu

    I want to post a parcel to my friend

  • zhègezhàopiàn yīzhī dōu zàima

    has that picture been there all the time?

  • yīzhī

    all the time

  • zóngshì

    always

  • tāmendexīngzhuàng yīyàng

    they are the same shape

  • wǒ xiǎngmǎi yītái xīnshǒujī

    I want to buy a new mobile phone

  • nǐdediànhuàhàoma shì shénma

    what's your phone number?

  • dǎyīfēnzhōng duōshǎoqián

    how much does a call cost per minute?

  • diànhuà zhànxiàn

    the line's engaged

  • diànhuà duànxiàn

    I got cut off

  • zhèlǐ xìnhào bùhǎo

    the reception's bad here

  • wǒ tīng bùqīngchǔ

    I can't hear you clearly

  • wéi

    Hello on the phone

  • wèi

    to feed someone or thing

  • dǎcuòle

    you've got the wrong number

  • nǐzhǎoshéi

    who do you want to speak to?

  • tāchūqùle

    he's just stepped out

  • qǐngděngyīxià

    please wait a moment

  • qǐng gàosùtā wǒ gěitā dǎguò diànhuà

    please tell him I called

  • wǒkěyǐ línyán ma

    can I leave a message?

  • wǒwǎndiǎn zàidǎ guòlái

    I'll call back later

  • wǒděngyīxià zàidǎ guòlái

    I'll call back in a while

  • wǒxiǎng jì yīfēngxìn

    I want to post a letter

  • wǒxiǎng jì yīgebāoguǒ

    I want to post a parcel

  • wǒxiǎng jì yīzhāngmíngxìnpiàn

    I want to post a postcard

  • yīgexìnfēng

    one envelope

  • yóupiàn

    a stamp

  • yóujú

    post office

  • yóuchāi

    postman

  • huìlǜ

    exchange rate

  • huìlǜ shì duōshǎo

    what's the exchange rate?

  • shìmiǎnfèide

    there's no charge [it's free]

  • zhǎnlǎn

    an exhibition

  • měishù

    art - esp. painting

  • yìshù

    fine art in general

  • měishùzhǎn

    a painting exhibition

  • huà

    to paint; a painting or drawing

  • diāosù

    a clay sculpture

  • měishízhǎn

    a fine food fair

  • shíwù

    food

  • yùndòngzhǎn

    a sports event

  • tòng

    acute pain

  • téng

    chronic pain

  • hóulóngtòng

    acute sore throat

  • tóuténg

    a chronic headache

  • yátòng

    acute toothache

  • shuāyá

    to brush one's teeth

  • yāotòng

    acute backache

  • zuǐbā

    mouth - esp. vocal apparatus

  • liǎn

    a face

  • tèkuài

    express delivery

  • wǒ xiǎngjì yīgetèkuàibāoguǒ dàozhōngguó

    I want to send a parcel to China by express delivery

  • zìdòngtíkuǎnjī

    an ATM

  • tíkuǎnjī

    an ATM - short version

  • shǒuxùfèi

    handling fee

  • zhànghù

    a bank account

  • bùgòu

    not enough

  • nídezhànghùbùgòuqián

    there aren't sufficient funds in your account

  • zhàngdān

    the bill

  • zhàngdān cuòle

    there's a mistake in the bill

  • wǒjuéde zhàngdān kěnéng cuòle

    I think there might be a mistake in the bill

  • wǒjuéde zhàngdān yǒudiǎnwèntí

    I think there's a problem with the bill

  • kěyǐ tuìkuǎn ma

    can I get a refund?

  • yínháng jǐdiǎn kāimén

    what time does the bank open?

  • wǒwànglemìmǎ

    I've forgotten my password/PIN

  • mìmì

    a secret

  • huāyuán

    a garden

  • wǒxūyàoyīzhībǐ

    I need a pen

  • fānyì

    to translate; a translator

  • wǒqǐngkè

    let me pay for this

  • bówùguǎn

    a museum

  • wǒ duìdiāosù yǒuxìngqù

    I'm interested in sculpture

  • wǒduì huǒchē gǎnxìngqù

    I'm interested in trains

  • yǒuduōjiǔdelìshǐ

    how old is it?

  • lìshǐ

    history

  • wǒwǎndiǎn bǎzhàopiàn jìgěinǐ

    I'll post the photo to you later [passive construction]

  • wǒwǎndiǎn jìzhàopiàn gěinǐ

    I'll post the photo to you later [active construction]

  • gùgōng

    the Forbidden City

  • chángchéng

    the Great Wall

  • shōucáng

    to collect together; a collection of objects

  • cáng

    to hide

  • nǐjeúde zhègediāosù zěnmeyàng

    what do you think of this sculpture?

  • zuòpǐn

    a work of art; a body of work

  • wǒxǐhuan tādezuòpǐn

    I like his body of work

  • ménpiào

    a ticket to an event or exhibition

  • wǒxūyào bāngzhù

    I need help!

  • qǐngsuíbiànchī

    please serve yourself

  • suíbiàn

    at random; at will

  • xīwàng

    to hope

  • wǎnshànghǎo

    good evening

  • hěngāoxìng rènshinǐ

    nice to meet you

  • xìnghuì

    it's an honour to meet you [very formal and deferential]

  • tóngshì

    a colleague

  • tóngxué

    a classmate

  • dírén

    an enemy

  • nǐzàigànshénme

    what are you up to at the moment?

  • gān

    dry; dried

  • kāiwánxiào

    just joking!

  • zhègejiàoshénme

    what's this called?

  • nǐzuò shènmegōngzuò

    what work do you do?

  • kuàijì

    an accountant

  • chúshī

    a chef

  • gōngchéngshī

    an engineer

  • gōngchéng

    a project

  • jìzhě

    a journalist

  • mìshū

    a secretary

  • zuòshēngyì

    to run a business

  • wǒtuìxiūle

    I'm retired

  • jīhuì

    an opportunity

  • bǎochí liánxì

    to keep in touch

  • bǎochí

    to maintain

  • liánxì

    a connection

  • jiàotáng

    a church

  • fénlán

    Finland

  • zìdiǎn

    a character dictionary

  • cídiǎn

    a linguistic dictionary

  • guāngliáng

    the level of light [e.g. of daytime]

  • guāngmíng

    to have bright prospects

  • xīchénqì

    a vacuum cleaner

  • wǒ dǎsǎole yīxià wèishēng

    I tidied up the room a bit

  • miǎnfèi

    free of charge

  • cānjiā

    to attend something

  • huìyì

    a meeting

  • wǒ yào cānjiā yīgehuìyì

    I have to attend a meeting

  • wǒhépéngyǒu yīqǐ lái

    I'll come with my friend

  • yuēhuì

    a date

  • yǒuyuē

    an appointment

  • yuēle

    to have an appointment with someone

  • wǒyuēle wángxiānshēng sāndiǎnbàn

    I have an appointment with Mr. Wang for 3.30

  • wǒhéwángxiānshēng yǒuyuē

    Mr. Wang and I have an appointment

  • fānyì

    a translator; to translate

  • yīběnlǚzhǐnán

    one travel guidebook

  • lǚyóu

    travels [noun]

  • lǚxíng

    to travel

  • shǒuzhǐ

    a finger

  • zhǐnánzhēn

    a compass

  • fāmíng

    an invention

  • zhōngguóde sìdàfāmíng

    the four great Chinese inventions

  • huǒyào

    gunpowder

  • shìshéidezuòpǐn

    who made this?

  • nǐnéng bāngwǒ pāizhàoma

    can you take a photo of me?

  • kěyǐhénǐ pāizhàoma

    will you be in a photo with me?

  • dǎsuàn

    to plan to do something

  • wǒdǎsuàn qùhélán

    I'm planning to go to Holland

  • értóngpiào

    a child's ticket

  • jiātíngpiào

    a family ticket

  • tuántǐpiào

    a group ticket

  • lǎoniánpiào

    a senior ticket

  • yīrìyóu

    a day-trip

  • jiāotōng

    traffic; transportation

  • jiāotōnggōngjù

    a means of transport

  • nàlide jiāotōng fāngbiànma

    is the transport there convenient?

  • dǎoyóu

    a tourist guide

  • dǎoyóu huìfùqián

    the guide will pay

  • dǎoyóu yǐjīng fùqiánle

    the guide has already paid

  • yǐjīng

    already

  • wǒ yǐjīng qùguò xiānggǎngle

    I've already been to Hong Kong

  • nǎli kěyǐ zuòxià xiūxī

    where can one sit down and rest?

  • táijiē

    steps

  • yǒu duōshǎojítáijiē

    how many steps are there?

  • wǒ bǐjiàoxǐhuan lóushàng

    I prefer upstairs

  • wǒ zhù zàiliùlóu

    I live on the sixth floor

  • wǒ jièshào yīxià zìjǐ

    Let me introduce myself

  • wǒ jièshào wǒdepéngyǒu gěinǐ

    Let me introduce my friend

  • qùmǎicài

    to go grocery shopping

  • liúxuéshēng

    an student from overseas

  • liúxué

    to study overseas

  • shèjìshī

    a designer

  • shèyǐngshī

    a photographer

  • fēijīshī

    an airline pilot

  • fēnxīshī

    an analyst; a commentator

  • sījī

    to look after something

  • gùwèn

    a consultant

  • jīnglǐ

    a manager

  • hùshì

    a nurse

  • bǎohù

    to protect

  • túshūguǎn

    a library

  • túshūguǎnlǐyuán

    a librarian

  • yuángōng

    an employee

  • dǎgōng

    to do manual or casual work

  • xiōngdì

    a brother

  • jiěmèi

    a sister

  • fùqin

    father

  • mǔqin

    mother

  • you can stay with me,nǐ yǒujīhuì láilúndūn kěyǐ zhù wǒnàli

    if you have a chance to come to London

  • yīlùpíng'ān

    have a safe journey

  • yīlù

    throughout the journey; all the way

  • gōngxǐ

    congratulations!

  • zhùnǐ hǎoyùn

    good luck!

  • àihǎo

    a hobby

  • nǐdeàihǎo shì shénme

    what's your hobby?

  • wǒ méiyǒu shíjiān kànshū

    I don't have time to read

  • yīnyuè

    music

  • sànbù

    to go for a walk

  • liáotiān

    to chat

  • kànqilai

    to have the appearance of something

  • tā kànqilai hěnniánqīng

    he looks young

  • nàshùhuā kànqilai bùshìzhēnde

    those flowers don't look real

  • zhègecài kànqilai hěnhǎochī

    this dish looks tasty

  • nàběnshū kànqilai hěnzhòng

    that book looks heavy

  • tādexíngli kànqilai hěnqīng

    her luggage looks light

  • qīngsōng

    relaxed

  • fàngsōng

    to relax

  • bǐlìshí

    Belgium

  • qiǎokēlì

    chocolate

  • yǒu yīge guānyū zhèzhīdōngwùde yìshùzhǎn

    there's an art exhibition about these animals

  • dāile

    to stay somewhere [informal]

  • dāizàijiālǐ

    to stay at home

  • péicháng

    compensation

  • wǒwúsuǒwèi

    I didn't mind; it didn't matter to me

  • wǒhuíláinàtiān

    the day on which I came home

  • zuòwéi

    by way of; as a form of; to treat as

  • zuòwéipéicháng

    by way of compensation

  • diànlìchǎng

    a powerstation

  • hǎibiān

    the seaside

  • shātān

    a beach

  • jīngcháng

    always; on a daily basis

  • yàokànshénmeshíjiān

    it depends on the time of day

  • bàgōng

    a labour strike

  • yǐngxiǎng

    an effect; to affect

  • dìtiěbǎgōng duìnǐ shénmeyǐngxiǎng

    what effect did the tube strike have on you?

  • suǒyǐ

    therefore; and as a result

  • duìwǒ yǐngxiǎng bùdà

    it didn't have much effect on me

  • duìhuà

    a dialogue

  • zhēnde

    really; genuinely

  • zuì

    most

  • tèbié

    especially

  • fēicháng

    extremely

  • yǒuyīdiǎn

    a bit; somewhat

  • yīdiǎndōubù

    not at all

  • hěnyǒuyòng

    useful

  • mùdì

    a purpose; a goal

  • shénmemùdì

    what's the purpose?

  • wǒ bùjīngcháng tīngyīnyuè

    I don't often listen to music

  • cóngláibù

    never

  • nóngchǎng

    a farm

  • sànbù

    to go for a walk for pleasure

  • yīngwénzìmù

    English subtitles

  • háixíng

    OK; not bad

  • thirsty

  • shēngqì

    to get angry

  • yùmèn

    depressed

  • yàlìhěndà

    stressed; under pressure

  • hěndàyàlì

    a lot of stress and pressure

  • jǐnzhāng

    nervous

  • jīngxǐ

    pleasantly surprised

  • jīngyà

    to be amazed; astounding

  • shūfu

    comfortable

  • shīwàng

    disappointing; to lose heart; disappointment

  • the greater the disappointment,xīwàngyuèdà shīwàngyuèdà

    the greather the hope

  • yuèduō yuèhǎo

    the more the better

  • the faster you learn,liànxíyuèduō xuéxíyuèkuài

    the more you practise

  • wǒ duìxuéhànyǔ yuèláiyuè yǒuxìngqù

    I'm getting more and more interested in studying Chinese

  • gāngà

    embarrassed

  • háikěyǐ

    OK; not bad

  • gāoxìng

    happy

  • kāixīn

    happy

  • kuàilè

    happy

  • shāngxīn

    distraught; broken-hearted

  • nánguò

    to have a hard time; to feel sad

  • dānxīn

    worried

  • zháojí

    to be anxious [esp. about time-pressure]

  • wǒkànzhetā

    I'm looking at him at the moment

  • shuìzháo

    the process of falling asleep

  • zháohuǒ

    to be on fire; to catch fire

  • wēixiǎn

    dangerous

  • ānquán

    safe

  • chàjìn

    not fit for purpose; disappointing

  • bàngqiú

    baseball

  • hěnbàng

    excellent; of good quality

  • zìxiědebàng

    to write a good hand

  • ziháo

    to feel appropriate pride

  • wǒ duìwǒdeguójiā hěnzìháo

    I'm proud of my country

  • yínyíwèi

    to regard something as [adjective]

  • yínyíwèihàn

    to regard as regrettable

  • yínyíwèiháo

    to regard as worthy of pride

  • wǒ wèinǐ yínyíwèiháo

    I'm proud of you [literary]

  • qíguài

    weird; strange