Cities & Traffic in Chinese

Cities & Traffic in Chinese 2017-07-03T14:24:36+00:00

This vocabulary lesson will teach you the Chinese words for buildings, monuments, streets and vehicles, as well as talking about different modes of public transportation.

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

Cities & Traffic in Chinese

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Shops, Buildings and Institutions

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
shop
店铺
diàn pù
department store
百货公司
bǎi huò gōng sī
kiosk
报刊亭
bào kān tíng
bakery
面包店
miàn bāo diàn
confectionery
糖果店
táng guǒ diàn
butcher’s
肉店
ròu diàn
market
市场
shì chǎng
library
图书馆
tú shū guǎn
church
教堂
jiào táng
cinema
电影院
diàn yǐng yuàn
theater
剧院
jù yuàn
hotel
酒店
宾馆
jiǔ diàn
bīn guǎn

bank
银行
yín háng
school
学校
xué xiào
university
大学
dà xué
kindergarten
幼儿园
yòu ér yuán
chemist’s / drugstore
药店
yào diàn
hospital
医院
yī yuàn

Cities and Places

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
town / city
城镇
城市
chéng zhèn
chéng shì

house
房子
fáng zi
building
建筑物
jiàn zhù wù
street / road

jiē

avenue
大道
dà dào
bridge
qiáo
center/city center
中心
zhōng xīn
crossing
人行横道
rén xíng héng dào
square
广场
guǎng chǎng
park
公园
gōng yuán
landmark / sight
地标
dì biāo
monument
纪念碑
jì niàn bēi

Traffic, Vehicles and Transportation

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
vehicle
交通工具
jiāo tōng gōng jù
car
汽车
qì chē
train
火车
huǒ chē
bus
公交车
gōng jiāo chē
tram
有轨电车
yǒu guǐ diàn chē
metro
地铁
dì tiě
bicycle
自行车
zì xíng chē
motorbike
摩托车
mó tuō chē
taxi
出租车
chū zū chē
airplane
飞机
fēi jī
ship
chuán
(train) station
火车站
huǒ chē zhàn
main station
总站
zǒng zhàn
stop
停车站
tíng chē zhàn
station / stop
火车站
huǒ chē zhàn
parking area
停车场
tíng chē chǎng
petrol station
汽车加油站
qì chē jiā yóu zhàn
(to) go by car
乘小汽车去
chéng xiǎo qì chē qù
(to) go by motorbike
乘摩托车去
chéng mó tuō chē qù
(to) go by bike
骑自行车去
qí zì xíng chē qù
(to) go by bus
乘公交车去
chéng gōng jiāo chē qù
(to) go by metro
乘地铁去
chéng dì tiě qù

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