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Cupboard – 橱柜 Chúguì

Phrase Dictionary

  1. 打开橱柜。 (Dǎkāi chúguì.)
    • 打开 (Dǎkāi): open
      • 打 (dǎ): hit, strike (but in this context, part of the compound meaning “to open”)
      • 开 (kāi): open
    • 橱柜 (chúguì): cupboard
      • 橱 (chú): cupboard, cabinet
      • 柜 (guì): cabinet, closet
  2. 橱柜里放着碗碟。 (Chúguì lǐ fàngzhe wǎndié.)
    • 橱柜 (Chúguì): cupboard
    • 里 (lǐ): inside
    • 放着 (fàngzhe): holds, containing
      • 放 (fàng): put, place
      • 着 (zhe): (particle indicating a continuous state)
    • 碗碟 (wǎndié): dishes and bowls
      • 碗 (wǎn): bowl
      • 碟 (dié): plate, dish
  3. 请把食物放在橱柜里。 (Qǐng bǎ shíwù fàng zài chúguì lǐ.)
    • 请 (Qǐng): please
    • 把 (bǎ): (preposition used to shift the object to before the verb)
    • 食物 (shíwù): food
    • 放 (fàng): put, place
    • 在 (zài): in, at
    • 橱柜 (chúguì): cupboard
    • 里 (lǐ): inside
  4. 橱柜需要整理。 (Chúguì xūyào zhěnglǐ.)
    • 橱柜 (Chúguì): cupboard
    • 需要 (xūyào): needs, requires
      • 需 (xū): need
      • 要 (yào): want, must
    • 整理 (zhěnglǐ): organize, arrange
  5. 橱柜的门关不紧。 (Chúguì de mén guān bù jǐn.)
    • 橱柜 (Chúguì): cupboard
    • 的 (de): (possessive particle)
    • 门 (mén): door
    • 关不紧 (guān bù jǐn): doesn’t close tightly
      • 关 (guān): close, shut
      • 不 (bù): not
      • 紧 (jǐn): tight, closely

Phrases and Translations

    1. 打开橱柜。
      • English: Open the cupboard.
      • Pinyin: Dǎkāi chúguì.
    2. 橱柜里放着碗碟。
      • English: The cupboard holds dishes and bowls.
      • Pinyin: Chúguì lǐ fàngzhe wǎndié.
    3. 请把食物放在橱柜里。
      • English: Please put the food in the cupboard.
      • Pinyin: Qǐng bǎ shíwù fàng zài chúguì lǐ.
    4. 橱柜需要整理。
      • English: The cupboard needs to be organized.
      • Pinyin: Chúguì xūyào zhěnglǐ.
    5. 橱柜的门关不紧。
      • English: The cupboard door doesn’t close tightly.
      • Pinyin: Chúguì de mén guān bù jǐn.