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Vocabulary In Chinese--005: New Words About Eating For Your Travel In China--02

 

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Hi friends, last weekend I introduced some useful Chinese words to do with travel. Today the new words are about eating out while in China and I hope you find the new vocabulary helpful when you visit China.

NEW WORDS:

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: restaurant -- fandian
͹restaurant/ eatery -- canguan
dining hall -- canting
ͳdinging car -- canche
dining table -- canzhuo
ͽnapkin / table napkin -- canjin

;tableware -- canju
/ : spoon
: chopsticks -- kuaizi
͵: knife -- caidao
Ͳ/ folk -- chazi

˵menu -- caidan
order dishes -- diancai

Էeat / have a meal -- chifan
/ 緹 to have breakfast -- chi zaofan
/ to have lunch -- chi wufan
/ to have dinner/supper -- chi wanfan

/ -- zaocan/zaofan -- breakfast
/ -- wucan/wufan -- lunch
/ -- wancan/wanfan -- supper/dinner

]вhave Chinese food -- chi zhongcan
have Western food -- chi xican

в -- zhongcan -- Chinese meal, Chinese food
-- xican -- Western-style food

ͺ: dessert -- can hou tian dian
ice cream -- bingqilin

REVIEW SOME WORDS FROM LAST UNIT:

ţ -- niupai-- beefsteak
-- zhufan -- pork chop
Ź -- faigu -- chop

-- yu -- fish
-- rou -- meat
-- dan -- egg

߲-- shucai -- vegetable

ˮ -- shuiguo -- fruit
ƻ -- pingguo -- apple
-- li -- pear
-- xiangjiao -- banana
-- putao -- grape
-- xigua -- watermelon
-- cantaloup
ܹ-- hamigua -- Hami melon
/ -- juzi / chengzi-- orange
-- ningmeng -- lemon
-- taozi -- peach
-- lizi -- plum

ʳƷ -- shipin -- foodstuff
()Ƭ / () -- maipian -- oatmeal
-- mianbao -- bread
-- sanmingchi -- sandwich
ţ -- niunai -- milk

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please write to shirley@ebridge.cn, or shirleyz004@yahoo.com, You are also welcome to publish your opinions in Forum For Friends. :-)   
--Shirley
Written, Translated and Recorded It On Sat, May 27, 2006