Vocabulary and phonetics of lesson 8
Learn Chinese: phonetic and vocabulary 8
Note: when a translation of a character is in brackets, this means that this character cannot be used alone. This does not mean that it has no meaning, just as the roots of words in our Western languages.
thing. Note that it is the loss of the tone of xī which distinguishes between "east-west" and "thing".
computer (literally "electric brain")
television (literally "electric vision")
classifier for glasses and cups
tea, herbal tea
money. Reminder: q is pronounced as 'ts' with an explosion of air.
in front of