Learn some Mandarin phrases about simple kitchen items. This lesson focuses on the sink.

Phrase Dictionary

  1. 请清洗水槽。 (Qǐng qīngxǐ shuǐcáo.)
    • 请 (Qǐng): please
    • 清洗 (qīngxǐ): clean, wash
      • 清 (qīng): clear, clean
      • 洗 (xǐ): wash
    • 水槽 (shuǐcáo): sink
      • 水 (shuǐ): water
      • 槽 (cáo): trough, basin
  2. 水槽堵住了。 (Shuǐcáo dǔ zhù le.)
    • 水槽 (Shuǐcáo): sink
    • 堵住 (dǔ zhù): clogged, blocked
    • 了 (le): (particle indicating completed action)
  3. 水槽里有漏水。 (Shuǐcáo lǐ yǒu lòushuǐ.)
    • 水槽 (Shuǐcáo): sink
    • 里 (lǐ): in, inside
    • 有 (yǒu): have, there is
    • 漏水 (lòushuǐ): leak water
      • 漏 (lòu): leak
      • 水 (shuǐ): water
  4. 把碗放进水槽。 (Bǎ wǎn fàng jìn shuǐcáo.)
    • 把 (Bǎ): a Preposition to emphasize the handling or manipulation of the object.
    • 碗 (wǎn): bowl, dish
    • 放进 (fàng jìn): put into
      • 放 (fàng): put, place
      • 进 (jìn): enter, into
    • 水槽 (shuǐcáo): sink
  5. 水槽下面湿了。 (Shuǐcáo xiàmiàn shī le.)
    • 水槽 (Shuǐcáo): sink
    • 下面 (xiàmiàn): underneath, below
      • 下 (xià): below, under
      • 面 (miàn): side, surface
    • 湿 (shī): wet
    • 了 (le): (particle indicating a change of state or a completed action)

Phrases and Translations

    1. 请清洗水槽。
      • Pinyin: Qǐng qīngxǐ shuǐcáo.
      • English: Please clean the sink.
    2. 水槽堵住了。
      • Pinyin: Shuǐcáo dǔ zhù le.
      • English: The sink is clogged.
    3. 水槽里有漏水。
      • Pinyin: Shuǐcáo lǐ yǒu lòushuǐ.
      • English: The sink is leaking.
    4. 把碗放进水槽。
      • Pinyin: Bǎ wǎn fàng jìn shuǐcáo.
      • English: Put the dishes in the sink.
    5. 水槽下面湿了。
      • Pinyin: Shuǐcáo xiàmiàn shī le.
      • English: Underneath the sink is wet.