Simplified Chinese (Mandarin Language) Practice for Simple Chinese Conversation

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Simplified Chinese (Mandarin Language) Practice for Simple Chinese Conversation:

When studying any style of Kung Fu, including Wing Chun, it is a very good practice to slowly begin learning to understand some simplistic Chinese terms (language). Although Wing Chun was created by a Buddhist Nun (Ng Mui) who spoke “Cantonese,” it is very hard to find any “Cantonese” translator websites or applications on the internet because that is not the primary language spoken in China these days. The most common language spoken in China is currently “Mandarin.”

Even though Mandarin Simplified Chinese is drastically different than the traditional Cantonese language, there are enough similarities in the “mind-set” between people who speak Mandarin and people who speak Cantonese, to make studying the language of Mandarin a GREAT practice for anyone who studies and practices Kung Fu because language is similar to a specific algorithm that determines how people think and express themselves. To have a deeply profound understanding of all aspects of Martial Arts, it is very necessary to attempt to understand the language of the people who created that branch of Martial Arts.

For this reason, I will dedicate this page of my website to the task of learning some simple Mandarin terms and simple conversation in the Mandarin language. This will be a “work in progress” as I continue to add information to this page over time. I will first write the word or sentence in:

  1. English.

  2. Then in “Pinyin.”

  3. Then in the form of an [English pronunciation key].

  4. Then is Chinese Characters.

  5. Then I will provide an audio sound-wave of the word or sentence as it sounds in the actual Mandarin language:





Conversation 1: Competitive Conversation:

  1. Hello.
    1. Nǐ hǎo.
      1. [Nee-how].
        1. 你好。
  2. It is an honor to meet you. (or) Nice to meet you (formal way to say it).
    1. Hěn gāoxìng jiàn dào nǐ.
      1. [Hun gow-sing chian dow nee].
        1. 很高兴见到你。
  3. I am a practitioner of Wing Chun.
    1. Wǒ shì yǒngchūn de xiūliàn zhě.
      1. [Woe shee young chune de sue-ian juh].
        1. 我是永春的修炼者。
  4. Please (begin).
    1. Qǐng.
      1. [Tsing].
        1. 请。
  5. I have learned a lot from you.
    1. Wǒ cóng nǐ shēnshang xué dàole hěnduō dōngxī.
      1. [Woe songe nee sheen-shang shee dow-luh huh-dow donge-shee].
        1. 我从你身上学到了很多东西。
  6. Thank you.
    1. Xièxiè.
      1. [Stieh-Stieh].
        1. 谢谢。




Conversation 2: Greeting:

  1. Good morning.
    1. Zǎoshang hǎo.
      1. [Zoa-shung’ how].
        1. 早上好。
  2. Good afternoon.
    1. Xiàwǔ hǎo.
      1. [Tsou-woo how].
        1. 下午好。
  3. Good evening.
    1. Wǎnshàng hǎo.
      1. [Wan-shung how].
        1. 晚上好。
  4. Good night.
    1. Wǎn’ān.
      1. [Wah-nan’].
        1. 晚安。




Conversation 3: Simplistic Conversation:

  1. Where is the rest-room?
    1. Wèishēngjiān zài nǎlǐ?
      1. [Wey-shang-jian zie navi]?
        1. 卫生间在哪里?
  2. Can I have some tea?
    1. Wǒ kěyǐ hē diǎn chá ma?
      1. [Woe Kuhyuh huh dian cha ma]?
        1. 我可以喝点茶吗?
  3. Lyrics to the song called “Chinese Rap.”  In Video Below:
    1. FOUND HERE:  [HERE].



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Thank you for your interest:

Sincerely with honor,

Disciple Dragon Snake

Dìzǐ Lóng Shé





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