Chinese Words

This page contains a table including the following: Chinese Words to help you with your Chinese vocabulary and expressions. Try to memorize the way they're used because they're very important in communication, and might be very helpful to convey your most important expressions. Make sure to check our Learn Chinese page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.

Chinese Words


The following table contains important words about days and time in Chinese as well as in English.

    

English Chinese Words Mandarin Script
 
Time/ Days
SundaySheengChee er星期日
MondaySheengChee ee星期一
TuesdaySheengChee aar星期二
WednesdaySheengCheesan星期三
ThursdaySheengCheesi星期四
FridaySheengCheewo星期五
SaturdaySheengCheeleeyo星期六
Yesterdaydzwoteeyan昨天
Todayjeenteeyan今天
Tomorrowmeengteeyan明天
Daybayteeyan白天
Nightwanshang晚上
WeekSheengChee星期
Monthyoue
Yearneeyen
Secondmeeyaw
Minutefen
Hourshi
Morningdzaashang早上
Eveningwanshaang晚上
NoonJongwo中午
AfternoonSheeyawo下午
Midnightbanye半夜
NowSheeyandzey现在
Latereeyho以后

The following table contains important Chinese words about directions that you might use when lost.

    

English Chinese Expressions Mandarin Script
 
Directions
Above / Over dzay / shang在 / 上
After / Past dzay / ho在 / 后
Back / Behindhomeeyan后面
Before / In front of / Forwarddzai / Cheeyanmeeyan在 / 前面
Betweendzay / Jeejeeyan在 / 之间
CoordinatesSheeye tee aw协调
DegreesSho-ewey学位
DownSheeya
Eastdong
Faryoo-an
LongitudejeengSheeyan经线
Leftdzwo aa
LatitudeweySheeyan纬线
My position is ___.wo de weyJee shi ___我的位置是 ___
Nearkawjeen靠近
Northbay
Northeastdongbay东北
NorthwestSheebay西北
Righteeyo
Southnan
Southeastdongnan东南
SouthwestSheenan西南
Straight ahead.yeeJeSheeyang Cheeyan一直向前
Under ___ dzay ___ Sheeyaa在 ___ 下
Upshang
WestShee西

    


I hope the content of this page was useful to you, and that you learned some Chinese Words, to strengthen your vocabulary and expressions skills. Try to memorize them to be able to use them in your daily conversation. Make sure to check our Learn Chinese page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.