Body & Health in Chinese

Body & Health in Chinese 2017-07-03T14:24:08+00:00

We’ll now learn talking about parts of the human body as well as some useful Chinese words and phrases related to Health and Illnesses. Let’s hope you’ll never need them, but better be prepared than sorry as they say…

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

Body & Health in Chinese

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The Body

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
body [Sg]
身体
shēn tǐ
bodies [Pl]
身体
shēn tǐ
head [Sg]
tóu
heads [Pl]
tóu
face [Sg]
liǎn
faces [Pl]
liǎn
eye [Sg]
眼睛
yǎn jīng
eyes [Pl]
眼睛
yǎn jīng
ear [Sg]
耳朵
ěr duo
ears [Pl]
耳朵
ěr duo
nose [Sg]
鼻子
bí zi
noses [Pl]
鼻子
bí zi
mouth [Sg]
嘴巴
zuǐ bā
mouths [Pl]
嘴巴
zuǐ bā
tongue [Sg]
舌头
shé tóu
tongues [Pl]
舌头
shé tóu
neck [Sg]
脖子
bó zi
necks [Pl]
脖子
bó zi
chest [Sg]
胸部
xiōng bù
chests [Pl]
胸部
xiōng bù
back / shoulder

bèi
jiān

stomach [Sg]

腹部
肚子
wèi
fù bù
dù zi


stomachs [Pl]

腹部
肚子
wèi
fù bù
dù zi


heart [Sg]
心脏
xīn zàng
hearts [Pl]
心脏
xīn zàng
arm [Sg]
手臂
shǒu bì
arms [Pl]
手臂
shǒu bì
elbow [Sg]
手肘
shǒu zhǒu
elbows [Pl]
手肘
shǒu zhǒu
hand [Sg]
shǒu
hands [Pl]
shǒu
right hand
右手
yòu shǒu
left hand
左手
zuǒ shǒu
finger [Sg]
手指
shǒu zhǐ
fingers [Pl]
手指
shǒu zhǐ
leg [Sg]
tuǐ
legs [Pl]
tuǐ
foot [Sg]
jiǎo
feet [Pl]
jiǎo
skin
皮肤
pí fū
hair
头发
tóu fà
tooth [Sg]
牙齿
yá chǐ
teeth [Pl]
牙齿
yá chǐ
blood
xiě

Health & Illnesses

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
healthy
健康的
jiàn kāng de
ill / sick
生病的
shēng bìng de
ache [Sg]
疼痛
téng tòng
aches [Pl]
疼痛
téng tòng
My [...] aches. / My [...] hurts.
我的 […] 疼。
wǒ de […] téng.
My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.
我的 […] 疼。
wǒ de […] téng.
I have a stomach ache.
我肚子疼。
wǒ dù zi téng.
My legs hurt.
我腿疼。
wǒ tuǐ téng.
doctor
医生
yī shēng
medical office / doctor’s surgery
医务室
手术室
yī wù shì
shǒu shù shì

chemist’s / drugstore
药店
yào diàn
hospital
医院
yī yuàn
illness / malady
疾病
jí bìng

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