Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Zai Jian. 'Zai Jian' and 'xie xie', I hope you enjoyed the quiz!
Northern Capital. 'Beijing' means 'northern capital' as opposed to 'Nanjing', which is the southern capital.
Liu. You were counting, and 'liu' is Chinese for six!
Wo ai ni.. 'Wo ai ni' translates as, 'I love you'. The other 3 phrases, well, let's just say...you won't be getting any kisses following their utterance.
Xie xie. 'Xie xie' is pronounced approximately 'shay shay'.
Wei. This is pronounced 'way'. When you are in China and Taiwan, you'll hear it constantly as people walk by you with cell phones!
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yi, er, san, si, wu, liu, qi, ba, jiu, shi.
xin nian kuai le. The most important Chinese holiday is New Year's. Chinese New Year is celebrated in the end of January and the beginning of Febuary instead of January 1.
Merry Christmas. The Chinese didn't origanally have Christmas. It has been picked up as a tradition in many families now though.
eight . Do you know what values 'wu' and 'shi' are now? 'Wu' is five. Now you should know what 'san' is.
one hundred. 'Yi' means one, and 'bai' means a hundred, so if you put it together, you get one hundred. Get it?
no. 'Hao' is the Chinese word for good.
Wo ai ni. 'Wo hen ni' means I hate you . 'Wo xia le ta' means I scared him (or her). And 'Wo pa ta' means I am scared of him (or her).
those of another generation. 'Nin hao' is the more polite and respectable way to talk. That is why when kids talk to teachers, that have to say 'nin hao'. 'Ni hao' is just to other classmates etc. and informal times.
Australia. Just for your information, the mandarin word for Japan is 'Ri ben'. The Japanese term 'Nippon' is a transliteration of this.