Easy mandarin dialog each day, during your China travel <29>: **豆腐和蜂蜜**Don’t mix tofu with mel

Post by Flora Wu

A tip for health

Tofu is a delicious and healthy food in Chinese dishes. And do you know sometimes tofu could cause harm to your body? Yes, when it mix with mel/honey, it will hurt your hearing ability.

 

               

Vocabulary

Structure
汉字
Pinyin Pronunciation Meaning
word 做(菜) zuo4 cai4 zwo tsai cook
word 豆腐 dou4 fu dou fu tofu
phrase 真好吃 zhen1 hao3 chi1 dren how chr delicious, good for tasting, delectable
word 喜欢 xi3 huan1 si hwan like
sentence 你喜欢就好。 ni3 xi3 huan1 jiu4 hao3 ni si hwan jiu how I’m glad you like that.
word 曾经 ceng2 jing1 tseng jing used to be, was
word 厨师 chu2 shi1 true shr cook master
phrase 从小 cong2 xiao3 tsong siao from childhood
word bao3 bau full (after eat sth.)
word 休息 xiu1 xi siu si have a rest
phrase 一杯茶 yi1 bei1 cha2 E bay cha a cup of tea
word 不习惯… bu1 xi2 guan4 bu si gwan be not accustomed to do sth.
word bao1 bau bag, package
word 提醒 ti2 xing3 ti2 sing3 remind
sentence 来点尝尝? lai2 dian3 chang2 chang lie dian chung chung Would you like some?
word 喝/饮料 he1/yin3 liao4 her/in liau drink(vt.)/drink(n.)
word 不然 bu4 ran2 bu ran or
word 伤害 shang1 hai4 shung high hert, do harm to
word 听力 ting1 li4 ting li ability of hearing
sentence 天哪! tian1 na tian na Oh my god!
word 赶紧 gan3 jin3 gan jin immediately
word 告诉 gao4 su4 gau su tell
word 和…一样 he2…yi1 yang4 her…E yung also, (do sth.)like sb.
word gang1 gung just, exactly
word 邮寄/寄给 you2 ji4/ji4 gei3 yo ji/ji gay deliver to
phrase 一瓶蜂蜜 yi1 ping2 feng1 mi4 E ping feng mi a bottle of honey

Dialogue Content: After dinner

Jack: Lee, 你做的豆腐真好吃!
Pinyin: Lee, ni zuo de dou fu zhen hao chi !
Spelling: Lee, ni zwo de dou fu dren how chr !
Meaning: Lee, what delectable tofu you cook.

Lee: 你喜欢就好。我的父亲曾经是个厨师。我从小就和父亲学做豆腐。
Pinyin: ni xi huan jiu hao. wo de fu qin ceng jing shi ge chu shi. wo cong xiao jiu he fu qin xue zuo dou fu.
Spelling: ni si hwan jiu how. wo de fu tsin tseng jing shr ge true shr. wo tsong siao jiu her fu tsing shyue zwo dou fu.
Meaning: I’m glad you like that. My father was a cook. I learned cooking tofu from my father during my childhood.

Jack: 原来如此。我太饱了,需要休息一会。
Pinyin: yuan lai ru ci. wo tai bao le, xu yao xiu xi yi hui.
Spelling: yuan lie ru cr. wo tie bau le, she yau siu si E hwi.
Meaning: Oh I see.  I’m so full. Let’s have a rest.

Lee: 要不要来一杯茶?
Pinyin: yao bu yao lai yi bei cha?
Spelling: yau bu yau lie E bay cha?
Meaning: Would you like a cup of tea?

Jack: 谢谢,但是我不太习惯喝茶。我的包里有瓶蜂蜜。来点尝尝?
Pinyin: xie xie, dan shi wo bu tai xi guan he cha. wo de bao li you ping feng mi. lai dian chang chang?
Spelling: sie sie, dan shr wo bu tie si gwan her cha. wo de bau li yo ping feng mi. lie dian chung chung?
Meaning: Thank you, but I am not accustomed to drinking tea. I have a bottle of honey in my bag. Would you like some?

Lee: 不。我需要提醒你,刚吃完豆腐不能马上喝蜂蜜饮料。不然会伤害你的听力。
Pinyin: bu. wo xu yao ti xing ni, gang chi wan dou fu bu neng ma shang he feng mi yin liao. bu ran hui shang hai ni de ting li.
Spelling: bu. wo she yau ti sing ni, gang chr one dou fu bu neng ma shung her feng mi in liau. bu ran hwi shung high ni de ting li.
Meaning: No. I have to remind you. You’d better not to drink mel soon after eating tofu. It can harm your hearing.

Lee: 天哪!我得赶紧告诉我的妈妈。她和我一样喜欢豆腐。而且昨天我刚给她寄去一瓶蜂蜜!
Pinyin: tian na! wo dei gan jin gao su wo de ma ma. ta he wo yi yang xi huan dou fu. er qie zuo tian wo gei ta gang ji qu yi ping feng mi !
Spelling: tian na! wo day gan jin gau su wo de ma ma. ta her wo E yung si hwan dou fu. er tsie zwo tian wo gay ta gang ji tree E ping feng mi !
Meaning: Oh my god! I must tell my mom about it immediately. She also likes tofu.  And I just delivered a bottle of honey to her yesterday!

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Easy mandarin dialog each day, during your China travel <29>: **豆腐和蜂蜜**Don’t mix tofu with mel

  1. yoan says:

    It’s useful!

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