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Chinese Word of the Day - vinegar (noun)

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醋 (cù) vinegar (noun)

黑醋是由陈谷发酵而成。
Hēicù shì yóu chéngǔ fājiào ér chéng.
Black vinegar is made from fermenting and aging grain.

醋是由乙醇做出来的,它可以用来做饭,清洗,打理园艺等等。
Cù shì yóu yǐchún zuòchūlai de, tā kěyǐ yònglái zuò fàn, qīngxǐ, dǎlǐ yuányì děngděng.
Vinegar, made from ethanol, is used in cooking, cleaning, gardening and more.

当酒变坏了,它就变成醋了。
Dāng jiǔ biàn huài le, tā jiù biànchéng cù le.
When wine goes bad it turns into vinegar.

罐子里的醋
guànzi lǐ de cù
vinegar in a jar

万能的醋
wànnéng de cù
versatile vinegar

白醋
báicù
white vinegar

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Chinese Word of the Day - key (noun)

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钥匙 (yàoshi) key (noun)

男人正在用钥匙开车门。
Nánrén zhèngzài yòng yàoshi kāi chēmén.
The man is unlocking the car door with the key.

房间钥匙
fángjiān yàoshi
room key

车钥匙
chēyàoshi
car key

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Chinese Word of the Day - fork (noun)

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叉子 (chāzi) fork (noun)

餐叉在脏盘子上。
Cānchā zài zāngpánzi shàng.
The fork is on the dirty plate.

你能分辨出沙拉叉和餐叉吗?
Nǐ néng fēnbiànchū shālāchā hé cānchā ma?
Can you tell the salad fork from the dinner fork?

餐叉一般有四个齿。
Cānchā yìbān yǒu sì gè chǐ.
The diner fork generally has four tines.

盘子上的餐叉
pánzi shàng de cānchā
fork on a plate

沙拉叉
shālāchā
salad fork

餐叉
cānchā
dinner fork

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Chinese Word of the Day - stadium (noun)

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体育场 (tǐyù chǎng) stadium (noun)

体育馆里坐满了观众看这场比赛。
Tǐyùguǎn lǐ zuòmǎnle guānzhòng kàn zhè chǎng bǐsài.
The stadium is full of the people for this game.

体育场
tǐyùchǎng
sports stadium

体育场座位
tǐyùchǎng zuòwèi
stadium seats

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Chinese Word of the Day - take (verb)

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拿 (ná) take (verb)

人们拿了草莓。
Rénmen nále cǎoméi.
The people took the strawberries.

人们拿草莓。
Rénmen ná cǎoméi.
The people take the strawberries.

人们在拿草莓。
Rénmen zài ná cǎoméi.
The people are taking the strawberries.

那个女人正在拿装有沙拉的袋子。
Nà ge nǚrén zhèngzài ná zhuāngyǒu shālā de dàizi.
The woman is taking the bag of salad.

拿草莓
ná cǎoméi
take a strawberry

从架子上拿东西
cóng jiàzi shàng ná dōngxi
take something from a shelf

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Chinese Word of the Day - search engine (noun)

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搜索引擎 (sōusuǒ yǐnqíng) search engine (noun)

用一个搜索引擎去找到它。
Yòng yí gè sōusuǒ yǐnqíng qù zhǎodào tā.
Use a search engine to find it.

你可以在一个搜索引擎上查找任何人或任何事。
Nǐ kěyǐ zài yí gè sōusuǒ yǐnqíng shàng cházhǎo rènhérén huò rènhéshì.
You can look up any one or anything in the world on a search engine.

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Chinese Word of the Day - freight (noun)

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货运 (huòyùn) freight (noun)

工人们正在卸货。
Gōngrénmen zhèngzài xiè huò.
The worker is unloading the freight.

卸货
xiè huò
unload freight

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Chinese Word of the Day - mobile phone (noun)

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手机 (shǒujī) mobile phone (noun)

你可以用手机从几乎任何地方打电话。
Nǐ kěyǐ yòng shǒujī cóng jīhū rènhé dìfāng dǎ diànhuà.
With a cellular phone, you can make calls from almost anywhere.

一个天线内置的手机
yī gè tiānxiàn nèizhì de shǒujī
cellular phone with an internal antenna

手机账单
shǒujī zhàngdān
cellular phone bill

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Chinese Word of the Day - medical history (noun)

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病历 (bìnglì) medical history (noun)

护士拿着病人自从住院之后的病历。
Hùshi názhe bìngrén zìcóng zhùyuàn zhī hòu de bìnglì.
The nurse takes the patient’s medical history upon entering the hospital.

病历表
bìnglìbiǎo
medical history chart

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Chinese Word of the Day - washcloth (noun)

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毛巾 (máojīn) washcloth (noun)

男孩正在用毛巾洗脸。
Nánhái zhèngzài yòng máojīn xǐ liǎn.
The boy is washing his face with a washcloth.

用毛巾洗脸
yòng máojīn xǐ liǎn
wash with a washcloth

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