Countries & Languages in Chinese

Countries & Languages in Chinese 2017-03-20T16:58:19+00:00

When introducing yourself in Chinese, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. Chinese names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Chinese (Mandarin)“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

America

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
America
美国
měi guó
American language
美国语言
měi guó yǔ yán
in American (English)
用美国英语
yòng měi guó yīng yǔ
from America
来自美国
lái zì měi guó
American (Person from America)
美国人
měi guó rén
American (Adjective relating to America, e.g. American food)
美国的
měi guó de

Austria

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Austria
奥地利
ào dì lì
Austrian language
奥地利语
ào dì lì yǔ
in Austrian
用奥地利
yòng ào dì lì
from Austria
来自奥地利
lái zì ào dì lì
Austrian (Person from Austria)
奥地利人
ào dì lì rén
Austrian (Adjective relating to Austria, e.g. Austrian food)
奥地利的
ào dì lì de

England

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
England
英格兰
yīng gé lán
English language
英语
yīng yǔ
in English
用英语
yòng yīng yǔ
from England
来自英国
lái zì yīng guó
English (Person from England) / Englishman
英国人
yīng guó rén
English (Adjective relating to England, e.g. English food)
英格兰的
yīng gé lán de

France

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
France
法国
fǎ guó
French language
法语
fǎ yǔ
in French
用法语
yòng fǎ yǔ
from France
来自法国
lái zì fǎ guó
French (Person from France) / Frenchman
法国人
fǎ guó rén
French (Adjective relating to France, e.g. French food)
法国的
fǎ guó de

Germany

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Germany
德国
dé guó
German language
德语
dé yǔ
in German
用德语
yòng dé yǔ
from Germany
来自德国
lái zì dé guó
German (Person from Germany)
德语
dé yǔ
German (Adjective relating to Germany, e.g. German food)
德国人
dé guó rén

Italy

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Italy
意大利
yì dà lì
Italian language
意大利语
yì dà lì yǔ
in Italian
用意大利语
yòng yì dà lì yǔ
from Italy
来自意大利
lái zì yì dà lì
Italian (Person from Italy)
意大利语
yì dà lì yǔ
Italian (Adjective relating to Italy, e.g. Italian food)
意大利的
yì dà lì de

Poland

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Poland
波兰
bō lán
Polish language
波兰语
bō lán yǔ
in Polish
用波兰语
yòng bō lán yǔ
from Poland
来自波兰
lái zì bō lán
Polish (Person from Poland)
波兰语
bō lán yǔ
Polish (Adjective relating to Poland, e.g. Polish food)
波兰的
bō lán de

Russia

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Russia
俄罗斯
é luó sī
Russian language
俄语
é yǔ
in Russian
用俄语
yòng é yǔ
from Russia
来自俄罗斯
lái zì é luó sī
Russian (Person from Russia)
俄语
é yǔ
Russian (Adjective relating to Russia, e.g. Russian food)
俄罗斯的
é luó sī de

Spain

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Spain
西班牙
xī bān yá
Spanish language
西班牙语
xī bān yá yǔ
in Spanish
用西班牙语
yòng xī bān yá yǔ
from Spain
来自西班牙
lái zì xī bān yá
Spanish (Person from Spain) / Spaniard
西班牙的
xī bān yá de
Spanish (Adjective relating to Spain, e.g. Spanish food)
西班牙人
xī bān yá rén

Switzerland

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Switzerland
瑞士
ruì shì
Swiss language
瑞士语言
ruì shì yǔ yán
in Swiss
用瑞士语
yòng ruì shì yǔ
from Switzerland
来自瑞士
lái zì ruì shì
Swiss (Person from Switzerland)
瑞士
ruì shì
Swiss (Adjective relating to Switzerland, e.g. Swiss food)
瑞士的
ruì shì de

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