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Common Mandarin Words and Phrases

  1. Hello: Nǐhǎo (Nee how)
  2. Thank you: Xièxiè (Shieh-shieh)
  3. You’re welcome: Bù kèqì (Boo kuh-chi)
  4. Good morning: Zǎo (Zhow)
  5. Goodnight: Wǎn'ān (One-un)
  6. My name is…: Wǒ jiào... (Wuh jeow...)
  7. My friend’s name is...: Wǒ de péngyǒu jiào… (Wuh duh pung-yo jeow...)
  8. Where is the bathroom: Xǐshǒujiān zài nǎlǐ? (See-sow-jian zai na-lee?)
  9. How much?: Duō shǎo? (Dwuh shauw?)
  10. Too expensive: Tài guìle! (Tie gway luh!)
  11. Make it cheaper: Piányí yī diǎn. (Pian-yee yee dian.)
  12. Very beautiful: Hĕn piàoliang (Hen peow-liung)
  13. Delicious: Hào chī (How chir); Very delicious: Hěn hào chī (Hen how chir)
  14. Check, please: Măi dān (My dahn)
  15. I don't understand: Wǒ bù dǒng (Wuh boo dong)
  16. Let's go!: Wǒmen zǒu ba! (Wuh-men zoew bah!)
  17. Yes: Shì (Sheh)
  18. No: Bù shì (Bu-sheh)
  19. Good: Hǎo (How)
  20. Bad: Bù hǎo (Boo-how)
  21. Today: Jīntiān (Jeen-tian)
  22. Tomorrow: Míngtiān (Meeng-tian)
  23. Yesterday: Zuótiān (Zwuh-tian)
  24. Goodbye: Zàijiàn (Zhai-jian)