Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Basic Mandarin - Lesson 2

Build up your vocabulary.......................... :D

mi ren - charming
piao liang - beautiful
shuai - handsome
mi - attract
vi qi - together
peng liao - friends
lai - came
zou kai - go away/get lost
fen gou - bad smell/smog
chou - stinky
wei - can
shuo - to speak
pu tong - common
hua - dialect/language
pu tong hua - common language/Mandarin
yi dian - a little
yi dian dian - just a little bit
ying yu - English

Country - Guó
England - Yīngguó
France - Fàguó
China - Zhōngguó
Germany - Déguó
America - Měiguó
American - Měiguó rén
No - Bù
Not good - Bù hǎo
Busy - Máng
Tired - Lèi

Phrases:
Is he American? - Tā shì Měiguó rén ma
He is English - Tā shì Ingguó rén
Is he busy? - Tā hěn máng ma
I'm busy - Wǒ máng
He's busy - Tā máng
I'm very busy - Wǒ hěn máng
He's very busy - Tā hěn máng
I'm tired - Wǒ lèi
He's very tired - Tā hěn lèi
Are you tired? - Ni lèi ma
Are you busy? - Ni máng ma

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