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Fall_2010_Final_Prep_B-1 - Mandarin in a Pinch Expressions...

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Mandarin in a Pinch Expressions I speak a little Mandarin Wo3 hwei4 shwo1 yi4-dyan3 Jung1-wen2 Can you speak Mandarin? Ni3 hwei4 shwo1 yi4-dyan3 Jung1-wen2 ma? Please speak slowly Ching3 ni3 shwo1 man4 yi1-dyan3 How do you say this in Mandarin? Jung1-wen2 dzen3-ma shwo1? Please repeat it Ching3 dzai4 shwo1 yi1-byan3 (yi1 tzs4) Do you understand? Dung3 bu4 dung3? Dung3 ma? I don’t understand Wo3 bu4 dung3 I don’t know Wo3 bu4 jr1-dau4 Do you know? Ni3 jr1-dau4 ma5? Ni3 jr1 bu4 jr1 dau4? Greetings Welcome Hwan1 ning2 Hello Ni3 hau3 ma? Good day Tyan1 hau3 How are you? Ni3 hau3 ma? How goes it? Dzen3 ma5 yang4 What’s up? Je4 shr4 dzen3-ma5 hwei4 shr4 Responses I am… Wo3 shr4… Angry Sheng4 chi4 de5 Bad Hwai4 de5 Good Liang2 hau3 de Sad Bei2 ai1 de Sick Ji2 bing4 de So-so Ma3 ma3 hu1 hu1 Tired Lei4 le5 And you? Ni3 ne? My name is… Wo3 ming2-dz4 jyau4… What is your surname? Ching3 wen4, ni3 gwei4 sying4? Nice to meet you
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