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“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

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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美国人měi guó rén
american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奥地利人ào dì lì rén
austrian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 / Englishman英国人yīng guó rén
english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 / Frenchman法国人fǎ guó rén
french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德语dé yǔ
german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意大利语yì dà lì yǔ
italian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波兰语bō lán yǔ
polish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俄语é yǔ
russian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 / Spaniard西班牙的xī bān yá de
spanish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瑞士ruì shì
swiss瑞士的ruì shì de
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