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Updated 2007-11-21 02:07

Summary

Chinese Flashcards.

Numbers

Chinese uses a Base 10 system just like in English. So this is the easiest section of all to learn.

 

NumberCharacterPronounced
One
Twoèr
Threesān
Four
Five
Sixliù
Seven
Eight
Ninejiǔ
Tenshí
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Even more...

 

NumberCharacterPronounced
10shí
100bǎi
1000qiān
10000wàn
0líng
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Dates

Some very basic information on dates and times

 

Date/TimeCharacterPronounced
noon中午zhōngwǔ
day (date)
daytiān
yesterday昨天zuótiān
today今天jīntiān
tomorrow明天míngtiān
week星期xīngqī
monthyuè
yearnián
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Most Commonly Used Chinese Characters

Mandarin Chinese Flashcards for most commonly used Chinese characters. The Chinese characters are in traditional form.

 

Chinese characterpinyin
de
shì
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Dining Vocabulary

 

EnglishSimplifiedTraditionalPinyin
restaurant饭馆飯館fànguǎn
waiter服务员服務員fúwù yuán
seat位子位子wèizi
table桌子桌子zhuōzi
to order dishes点菜點菜diǎncài
dumplings饺子餃子jiǎozi
vegetarian
platepán
home-style tofu家常豆腐家常豆腐jiācháng dòufu
tofu豆腐豆腐dòufu
meatròu
bowlwǎn
hot and sour soup酸辣汤酸辣湯suānlàtāng
spicy; hot
soursuān
souptāng
to put infàng
MSG (monosodium glutamate)味精味精wèijīng
thirsty
these这些這些zhèxiē
enoughgòu
hungry; to starve饿è
to serve dishes上菜上菜shàngcài
indicates food is readyhǎo
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