Sunday, June 3, 2012

生肖shēngxiào (Chinese Zodiac) —— 牛 niú (ox)

Today we are going to talk about the second animal of the Chinese zodiac. It is the ox, 牛niú in Chinese.
The following video will tell you how to read, write this character. Some basic words are also included in this video. At the end of the video there will be a short quiz to test your Chinese. ;) 
And you will find the answer below the video.

Answer to the quiz :
1. I want to buy a cup of milk?
Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yì bēi niúnǎi

2. How much for the steak?
niúpái duō shǎo qián

3. You look great in the jeans.
nǐ chuān zhè tiáo niúzǎikù zhēn hǎokàn

4. I was born at the year of ox.
Wǒ shì Niúnián shēngde