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?
我想买一杯牛奶。     
Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yì bēi niúnǎi

2. How much for the steak?
牛排多少钱?    
niúpái duō shǎo qián

3. You look great in the jeans.
你穿这条牛仔裤真好看。      
nǐ chuān zhè tiáo niúzǎikù zhēn hǎokàn

4. I was born at the year of ox.
我是牛年生的。
Wǒ shì Niúnián shēngde