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Glossary of [Mandarin Chinese] Taiwan Today Lesson 04 (Pinyin - English)

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and (literary style)
cháyè
tea leaves
jīhū
in most cases; almost
jiātíng
family
bìbèi
indispensable; essential
jiăngjiù
to be particular or meticulous;
expensive and exquisite
pĭnchá
to drink tea properly
jiĕkĕ
to quench one's thirst
xiăngshòu
to enjoy; enjoyment
yìshù
art
shŏuxiān
first of all
xuănzé
to choose; to pick; to select
mén
MW for work, homework
xuéwèn
special knowledge; scholarship
zhŏnglèi
varieties
wŭhuābāmén
abundant (in varieties)
qīngchá
green tea
xiāngpiàn
jasmine tea
wūlóngchá
Oolong tea
pào
to brew; to soak something in liquid
chádài
tea bag
juébù
absolutely not
jíróng kāfēi
instant coffee
to grind
zhòngshì
to pay attention to;
to consider important
cìshù
number of times
gèshì gèyàng
various kinds of
(tea) pot
shíyòng
practical
jiàzhí
value; worth
xiàndàihuà
modernized; modernization
shèhuì
society
jiētóu
street corner; street
xīnmù
mind; eyes; feeling
zuìjiā
the best (adj.); optimum (n.)
gŭsègŭxiāng
quaint; antique
cháyìguăn
tea shop; tea house
shìhé
to serve well as a...;
suitable for
wénhuà
culture
to enter; into (prep.)
liáotiān
to chat
bìxū
must; have to; necessary (adj.)
zhŭnbèi
to prepare
juéduì
absolutely; definitely
xiàndài
modern times
... huà
-ized
pán
tray
dàn
bland; light; tasteless
tàng
boiling hot; scalding
dàodiào
to throw away
yīkŏuqì
in one breath; in one gulp
nóng
strong (e.g. coffee);
thick (e.g. soup,ink)
guănggào
advertisement; to advertise
tuīxiāo
to promote (a product)
kĕlè
cola
kuàngquánshuĭ
mineral water
pútáo
grape
pútáojiŭ
wine
quánzhīniúnăi
whole milk
tuōzhīniúnăi
skim milk; fat-free milk
bùhánkāfé'īnde
decaffeinated
zhī
fat (n.)

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