Chinese (Mandarin)/Lesson 15

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Lesson 15[edit]

Simplified characters Pīnyīn

中国,全称中华人民共和国,
是一个由五十六个民族组成的国家,
位于东亚。
她(1)风景秀丽,历史悠久,文化多元,
这里的人热情好客,他们优美的语言,
等着你来探索。

Zhōngguó, quánchēng Zhōnghuá rénmín gònghéguó,
shì yīgè yóu wǔshíliù gè mínzú zǔchéng de guójiā,
wèiyú dōngyà.
Tā fēngjǐng xiùlì, lìshǐ yōujiǔ, wénhuà duōyuán,
zhèlǐ de rén rèqíng hàokè, tāmen yōuměi de yǔyán,
děngzhe nǐ lái tànsuǒ.

English[edit]

China, offically called the People's Republic of China(PRC), is a country in which 56 different peoples inhabit, located in East Asia. It has beautiful views, a long history, and diverse culture. The people living there welcome you and their wonderful language is waiting for your exploration.

Vocabulary[edit]

  • 共和国 /gòng hé guó/ republic
  • 东亚 /dōng yà/ East Asia
  • 秀丽 /xiù lì/ beautiful, pretty
  • 悠久/ yōu jiǔ/ so long
  • 多元 /duō yuán/ divers
  • 好客/hào kè/ welcome to
  • 探索/ tàn suǒ/ n. exploration verb. explore

Note[edit]

1 "她 "commonly is used to represent female as first person, but it, here , is used as to represent a nation. This “她” could be used to represent nation, nature , and planet etc.