Useful Mandarin Words — Language

中文很有用的词汇 — 语言

Speaking

语言 — language — Yǔyán

语音 — voice — yǔyīn

口音 — accent — kǒuyīn

发音 — pronunciation — fāyīn

生词 — vocabulary — shēngcí

词汇 — vocabulary (spoken) — cíhuì

说话 — talk — shuōhuà

说 — speak/say — shuō

聊天 — hang out — liáotiān

对话 — conversation — duìhuà

谈话 — talk — tánhuà

谈谈 — chat — tán tán

说说 — chat — shuō shuō

Sounds

大声的 — loud — dàshēng de

声音 — sound — shēngyīn

声明 — statement — shēngmíng

叫喊 — yell — Jiàohǎn

Listening

听力 — listening skill — tīnglì

听到 — hear — tīng dào

听懂 — understand — tīng dǒng

Languages

英语 — english — yīngyǔ

英文 — english — yīngwén

中文 — chinese — zhōngwén

汉语 — chinese — hànyǔ

四班牙语 — spanish — sì bān yá yǔ

马来语 — malaysian — mǎ lái yǔ

俄罗斯语 — russian — èluósī yǔ

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