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Chinese Word of the Day - intersection (noun)

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十字路口 (shízì lùkǒu) intersection (noun)

在主路跟第一大道的十字路口拐弯。
Zài zhǔlù gēn dì-yī dàdào de shízì lùkǒu guǎi wān.
Turn at the intersection of Main Street and First Avenue.

拥挤的十字路口
yōngjǐ de shízì lùkǒu
busy intersection

十字交通路口
shízì jiāotōng lùkǒu
traffic intersection

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Chinese Word of the Day - lamp (noun)

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灯 (dēng) lamp (noun)

房间里开始变暗的时候,把灯打开。
Fángjiān lǐ kāishǐ biàn àn de shíhou,bǎ dēng dǎkāi.
Turn on the lamp when it starts to get dark in the room.

戴着橘黄色灯罩的红色的灯
dàizhe júhuángsè dēngzhào de hóngsè de dēng
red lamp with an orange lamp shade

打开灯
dǎkāi dēng
turn on the lamp

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Chinese Word of the Day - dislike (verb)

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讨厌 (tǎoyàn) dislike (verb)

这个女孩不喜欢西兰花。
Zhège nǚhái bù xǐhuān xīlánhuā.
The young girl dislikes broccoli.

这个女士讨厌她听到的话。
Zhège nǚshì tǎoyàn tā tīngdào de huà.
The woman dislikes what she hears.

不喜欢西兰花
bù xǐhuān xīlánhuā
dislike broccoli

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Chinese Word of the Day - bathe (verb)

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洗澡 (xǐzǎo) bathe (verb)

男孩儿们在浴缸里洗澡。
Nánháir men zài yùgāng lǐ xǐ zǎo.
The brothers bathe in the bathtub.

兄弟们正在浴缸里洗澡。
Xiōngdìmen zhèngzài yùgāng lǐ xǐ zǎo.
The brothers are bathing in the bathtub.

兄弟们在浴缸里洗了澡。
Xiōngdìmen zài yùgāng lǐ xǐle zǎo.
The brothers bathed in the bathtub.

兄弟晚上洗了澡。
Xiōngdì wǎnshàng xǐle zǎo.
The brothers bathed in the evening.

兄弟在晚上洗澡。
Xiōngdì zài wǎnshàng xǐ zǎo.
The brothers bathe in the evening.

兄弟们在洗澡。
Xiōngdìmen zài xǐ zǎo.
The brothers are bathing.

那个女人在洗澡。
Nàgè nǚrén zài xǐ zǎo.
The woman is bathing.

晚上兄弟正在洗澡。
Wǎnshàng xiōngdì zhèngzài xǐ zǎo.
The brothers are bathing in the evening.

每天用肥皂和水洗澡。
Měitiān yòng féizào hé shuǐ xǐ zǎo.
Bathe with soap and water every day.

在浴缸里洗澡
zài yùgāng lǐ xǐ zǎo
bathe in a bathtub

在晚上洗澡
zài wǎnshàng xǐ zǎo
bathe in the evening

定期洗澡
dìngqī xǐ zǎo
bathe regularly

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Chinese Word of the Day - negotiate (verb)

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谈判 (tánpàn) negotiate (verb)

这两名商人正在谈生意。
Zhè liǎng míng shāngrén zhèngzài tán shēngyì.
The two businessmen are negotiating a deal.

我们得谈谈价格和期权,直到我们谈到个好价格。
Wǒmen děi tántan jiàgé hé qīquán, zhídào wǒmen tándào ge hǎo jiàgé.
We had to negotiate the price and options until we got a good deal.

这名销售人员愿意协商这辆新车的价格。
Zhè míng xiāoshòu rényuán yuànyì xiéshāng liàng xīnchē de jiàgé.
The saleman was willing to negotiate the price for the new car.

商谈交易
shāngtán jiāoyì
negotiate a deal

议价
yì jià
negotiate the price

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Chinese Word of the Day - Mexico (noun)

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墨西哥 (Mòxīgē) Mexico (noun)

阿兹特克帝国的中心在现在的墨西哥。
āzītèkè dìguó de zhōngxīn zài xiànzài de Mòxīgē.
The heart of the Aztec empire was in modern-day Mexico.

墨西哥地图
Mòxīgē dìtú
map of Mexico

墨西哥城,墨西哥
Mòxīgē chéng, Mòxīgē
Mexico City, Mexico

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Chinese Word of the Day - shoe store (noun)

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鞋店 (xiédiàn) shoe store (noun)

这家鞋店的靴子正在打折。
Zhè jiā xiédiàn de xuēzi zhèngzài dǎzhé.
Boots are on sale this week at the shoe store.

这个女人正在鞋店里买鞋。
Zhège nǚrén zhèngzài xiédiàn lǐ mǎi xié.
The woman is shopping for shoes at the shoe store.

女鞋店
nǚxiédiàn
women’s shoe store

在鞋店买鞋
zài xiédiàn mǎi xié
shop at a shoe store

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Chinese Word of the Day - stamp (noun)

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邮票 (yóupiào) stamp (noun)

你集邮吗?
Nǐ jí yóu ma?
Do you collect stamps?

邮政邮票
yóuzhèng yóupiào
postal stamp

集邮
jí yóu
collection of stamps

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Chinese Word of the Day - one (numeral)

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一 (yī) one (numeral)

请给我一个那个。
Qǐng gěi wǒ yí gè nà gè.
One of that, please.

一天有二十四个小时。
Yì tiān yǒu èrshísì ge xiǎoshí.
There are twenty-four hours in one day.

一度
yí dù
one degree

一号
yī hào
first of the month

第一
dì-yī
number one

一个东西
yí gè dōngxi
one thing

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Chinese Word of the Day - mini-skirt (noun)

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迷你裙 (mínǐqún) mini-skirt (noun)

大多数人穿迷你裙都不好看。
Dàduōshù rén chuān mínǐqún dōu bù hǎokàn.
Most people do not look good in mini-skirts.

格子迷你裙
gézi mínǐqún
plaid mini-skirt

超短迷你裙
chāoduǎn mínǐqún
short mini-skirt

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