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Basic Chinese Lessons

  • Basic Chinese
  • Numbers
  • Shopping
  • Travel
  • Greeting
  •    人民币

    Reminbi (Chinese currency)

    rén mín bì

       元

    a Chinese dollar

    yuán

       角

    a Chinese dime

    jiǎo

       分

    a Chinese cent

    fēn

       我买一只手镯。

    I want to buy a bracelet.

    Wǒ mǎi yì zhī shǒu zhuó.

       我想买一条真丝领带。

    I want to buy a silk tie.

    Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yì tiáo zhēn sī lǐng dài.

       我想买这个。

    I want to buy this.

    Wǒ xiǎng mǎi zhè gè.

       我想要那个。

    I want to have that.

    Wǒ xiǎng yào nà gè.

       不,不是这个,是那个。

    No, not this one, but that one.

    Bù, bú shì zhè gè, shì nà gè.

       把这个拿给我看看。

    May I have a look at this?

    Bǎ zhè gè ná gěi wǒ kàn kan.

       请把……拿给我。

    Please give me....

    Qǐng bǎ ...(add object here) ná gěi wǒ

       让我试一试好吗?

    May I try it on?

    Ràng wǒ shì yí shì hǎo ma?

       多少钱?

    How much?

    Duō shǎo qián?

       便宜一些好吗?

    Can I have it for a little bit less?

    Pián yi yì xiē hǎo ma?

       一顶帽子

    a hat

    yì dǐng mào zi

       一公斤

    a kilogram

    yì gōng jīn

       一公尺

    a meter

    yì gōng chǐ

       景泰蓝

    coisonne enamel

    jǐng tài lán

       百货商店

    department store

    bǎi huò shāng diàn

       兑换率

    exchange rate

    duì huàn lǜ

       劳驾。

    Excuse me.

    Láo jià.

       特大号。

    extra large (size)

    tè dà hào

       手工艺品

    handcraft

    shǒu gōng yì pǐn

       穿起来很合适。

    It fits well on you.

    Chuān qǐ lái hěn hé shì

       很便宜。

    It is a good deal.

    Hěn pián yi.

       太大了。

    It is too big.

    Tài dà le.

       大号

    large (size)

    dà hào

       中号

    midium (size)

    zhōng hào

       小号

    small

    xiǎo hào

       一元二角三分

    one yuan and twenty-tree cents

    yì yuán èr jiǎo sān fēn

       到商店逛一逛

    Let's go and do some shopping.

    Dào shāng diàn guàng yi guàng.

       真丝

    silk

    zhēn sī

       六十九元四角八分

    sixty-nine yuan and forty-eight cents

    lìu shí jǐu yuán sì jǐao bā f

       自选市场

    super market

    zì xuǎn shì chǎng

       不谢。

    Sure.

    Bú xiè.

       谢谢。

    Thank you.

    Xiè xie.

       多谢。

    Thank you very much.

    Duō xiè.

       谢谢,我只是看看。

    Thank you, I am just looking.

    Xiè xie, wǒ zhǐ shì kàn kan

       太贵了。

    Too expensive

    Tài guì le.

       美元

    US dollar

    měi yuán

       你买什么?

    What can I do for you?

    Nǐ mǎi shén me

       多大号?

    What size?

    Duō dà hào?

       什么时间关门?

    What time do you close?

    Shén me shí jiān guán mén?

       开门

    open

    kāi mén

       不客气

    You are welcome.

    Bú kè qi.