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Simplfied Chinese
中国人
Traditional Chinese
中國人
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
zhōng guó rén
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
jung1 gwok3 yan4
Short definition Chinese person
Usage frequency Common
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All available English definitions Chinese personLDC iconAdso icon / Chinese peopleLDC icon /
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Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samecdic
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: sameadso
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: Chinese person; Chinese people
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虽然(suī rán) even if
他是( tā shì)
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
但他( dàn tā)
不会(bù huì) not able
说中文(shuō zhōng wén) to speak Chinese

Although he is Chinese, he doesn't speak Chinese.

大多数(dà duō shù) majority
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
(mò) without
见过(jiàn guo) to have seen
几个(jǐ ge) a few
外国人(wài guó rén) foreigner
觉得(jué de) to feel
(tè) very
新奇(xīn qí) new and odd
看见(kàn jiàn) to see
外星人(wài xīng rén) space alien
(dedì) of
感觉(gǎn jué) sense

The vast majority of Chinese people have never met foreigners before, so it feels odd for them, like meeting space aliens.

我的( de) my
老婆(lǎo pó) (coll.) wife
(shì) is
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person

My wife is Chinese.

(wǒ) I
老婆(lǎo pó) (coll.) wife
(shì) is
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person

My wife is Chinese.

我不是(wǒbúshì)
(hěn) quite
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
比如(bǐ rú) for example
我不( bù)
觉得(jué de) to feel
台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(shì) is
中国(zhōng guó) China
领土(lǐng tǔ) territory

I'm not very Chinese. For example, I don't believe that Taiwan is Chinese territory.

要想(yāo xiǎng) to wish
学好(xué hǎo) to learn well
中文(zhōng wén) Chinese written language
就应该( jiù yīng gāi)
(duō) many
(gēn) heel
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
交流(jiāo liú) interaction

If you want to study Chinese well, you should communicate with Chinese people more often.

要想(yāo xiǎng) to wish
学好(xué hǎo) to learn well
中文(zhōng wén) Chinese written language
就应该( jiù yīng gāi)
(duō) many
(gēn) heel
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
交流(jiāo liú) interaction

If you want to study Chinese well, you should communicate with Chinese people more often.

大多数(dà duō shù) majority
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
是非常( shì fēi cháng) to be extremely
好客(hào kè) friendly
(dedì) of
尤其是(yóu qí shì) above all
住在(zhù zài) to live in
农村(nóng cūn) village
的人( de rén)

Many Chinese people make good guests, especially those from rural areas.

你是(nǐshì)
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
还是(hái shì) or
日本人(rì běn rén) Japanese person or people

Are you Chinese or Japanese?

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