Friday, July 3, 2015

Chinese Language Learning Program Lesson 178 -- Several homonyms in Chinese



Chinese Language Learning Program
Lesson 178 – Several homonyms in Chinese


Hello, everyone. Welcome back. This is Baixue’s Chinese Language Learning Program. Last time we conversation 5 from the Chinese movie—不见不散 ( bú jiàn bú sàn). Today, we will learn several homonyms in Chinese.

tóng yīn yì yì cí
      异义词 (homonym)

jiāng
     (river)

cháng jiāng
       (the Changjiang [Yangtze] River)

jiāng
  (syrup, thick liquid)

dòu jiāng
      (soymilk)

jiāng
  (ginger, a surname)

shēng jiāng
          (ginger)

jiāng                       jiāng yìng  
  (stiff, rigid)             (stiff, rigid)

jiāng shī
      (corpse;  zombie)

wǒ de shǒu zhǐ dòng jiāng le.
                        了。
(My fingers are numb [stiff] with cold.)

jiāng                                           xīn jiāng
  (boundary;  border)                ( a province of China)

biān jiāng
       (boundary;  border)

bào dào
     (report, cover, news report, information)

yǒu bào dào shuō, yǒu 3 jiā gōng sī zài qià tán zhè zhǒng
              说,    3                      
yào de shì chǎng tuī guǎng.
                     广。
(It is reported that three companies were negotiating to market the drug.)

bào dào
      (report for duty, check in, register, report one's arrival)

xīn shēng yǐ kāi shǐ bào dào.
                     到。
(The new students have started registering.)

“驱”“岖”“躯”
“做”“作” “座”

Ok, that is all for today.

xiè xiè!
   ! (Thanks!)

xià cì jiàn
  !  (See you next time!)

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