Random AI Generated Mandarin Flashcards

我有一个妹妹。HSK 2
wǒ yǒu yī gè mèi mei.
I have one younger sister.
To express the amount of something in Mandarin, use the numeric measure word 个 (gè). It is placed after the number.
(): I (yǒu): to have一个 (yī gè): one妹妹 (mèi mei): younger sister
我不喜欢吃辣的食物。HSK 6
Wǒ bù xǐhuān chī là de shíwù.
I don't like spicy food.
The negative adverb '不' is used to negate the verb '喜欢' to give its opposite meaning. The adjective '辣' is used to modify the noun phrase '食物'. The particle '的' is used to link the modifier and the modified.
(): I (): not喜欢 (xǐhuān): like (chī): eat (): spicy (de): of食物 (shíwù): food
小猫在沙发上睡觉。HSK 3
Xiǎo māo zài shāfā shàng shuìjiào.
The kitten is sleeping on the sofa.
This sentence introduces the location particle '在' to show where the action 'sleeping' is happening. Another example: '他在厨房做饭。'
小猫 (xiǎo māo): kitten (zài): on沙发 (shāfā): sofa (shàng): on睡觉 (shuìjiào): sleep
我今天不想上班。HSK 1
wǒ jīn tiān bù xiǎng shàng bān.
I don't want to go to work today.
This sentence shows the use of negation with the word '不' (bù). Also, the verb '想' (xiǎng) which means 'want' is used to express the desire of not going to work.
(): I今天 (jīn tiān): today (): not (xiǎng): want上班 (shàng bān): go to work
我喜欢中国菜。HSK 1
wǒ xǐ huān zhōng guó cài.
I like Chinese food.
This sentence uses the verb '喜欢' (xǐ huān) to express likes and preferences. It is a commonly used verb to say 'I like' or 'I enjoy' something.
(): I喜欢 (xǐ huān): like中国菜 (zhōng guó cài): Chinese food