Learn Chinese, Part 2

English Mandarin Pinyin
First Qin Emperor’s burial complex 秦始皇陵 Qín Shǐhuáng Líng (chin sheh h-wahng leeng)
kneeling archer 跪射俑 guì shè yǒng (gway sheh yong)
standing archer 立射俑 lì shè yǒng (lee sheh yong)
work, construction, task 工作 gōngzuò (gong ds-woe)
what’s to be done? 怎么办 zěn me bàn? (zen muh ban)
green tea 绿茶 lǜ chá (loo chah)
Xi’an (city), the capital city
of Shaanxi Province 西安 Xī ān (she ahn)
Xi’an’s previous name: Chang’an;
meaning “Perpetual Peace” 长安 Cháng’ān (chahng ahn)
water 水 shuǐ (sh-way)
the Silk Road 丝绸之路 sī chóu zhī lù (seh ch-owe jeh loo)

Thank you to our great facebook fan Alan Miranda for this list!

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