15 October 2013

Vocabulary: household items

After learning the most common classifiers, is a good time to start learning some Chinese vocabulary with which to use them. Let's start with such common objects and everyday objects like the items we use at home.




Classifier
Nouns

zhāng
flat objects
桌子
zhuōzi
table

chuáng
bed
报纸
bàozhǐ
newspaper

běn
books and similar

shū
book

本子
běnzi
notebook

画报
huàbào
magazine

zhī
long thin objects

铅笔
qiānbǐ
pencil

圆珠笔
yuánzhūbǐ
pen

钢笔
gāngbǐ
fountain pen

objects with handle

椅子
yǐzi
chair

剪刀
jiǎndāo
scissors

尺子
chǐzi
rule

tái
devices and gadgets

电视机
diànshìjī
television

电脑
diànnǎo
computer

手机
shǒujī
cell phone