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Broadcast dates: 2015-08-27 00:00:00 Host: Huang Shih-han
Conversation
Chinese to Go

Broadcast dates: August 27, 29

Host: Huang Shih-han

 

Conversation

 

A: 你怎麼了?

nǐ zěn me le

(Literally: You what’s going on?)

What’s wrong?

 

看起來有點憔悴。

kàn qǐ lái yǒu diǎn qiáo cuì

(Literally: Look a bit peaky.)

You look a little peaky.

 

B: 我有點頭暈,

wǒ yǒu diǎn tóu yūn

(Literally: I a bit head dizzy.)

I feel a bit dizzy.

 

最近常常這樣。

zuì jìn cháng cháng zhè yàng

(Literally: Recently often this way.)

It’s been happening quite a lot lately.

 

A: 你有好好吃嗎?

nǐ yǒu hǎo hǎo chī ma

(Literally: You have properly eaten?)

Are you eating well?

 

還是你血壓低?

hái shì nǐ xiě yā dī

(Literally: Or you blood pressure low?)

Or do you have low blood pressure?

 

B: 應該不是,

yīng gāi bú shì

(Literally: Probably not.)

I don’t think so.

 

但是我心跳很慢,

dàn shì wǒ xīn tiào hěn màn

(Literally: But my heart beat very slow.)

But my heart rate is pretty low.

 

可能這也有關吧。

kě néng zhè yě yǒu guān ba

(Literally: Possibly this also related.)

Maybe that has something to do with it.

 

Vocabulary

 

你 nǐ

1)      you (singular)

2)      (short for 你的 nǐde) your

 

怎麼了 zěn me le

what’s going on

 

看起來 kàn qǐ lái

to look

 

看 kàn

to see; to look at; to watch; to read

 

起來 qǐ lái

a result complement used to express a preliminary judgment

 

有點 yǒu diǎn

a little

 

憔悴 qiáo cuì

peaky; sallow

 

我 wǒ

I; me

 

頭暈 tóu yūn

to feel dizzy

 

頭 tóu

head

 

暈yūn

dizzy

 

最近 zuì jìn

recently; lately

 

常常 cháng cháng

often

 

這樣 zhè yàng

this way

 

好好 hǎo hǎo

properly

 

吃 chī

to eat

 

嗎 ma

a particle at the end of a sentence indicating that a sentence is a question

 

還是 hái shì

or

 

血壓 xiě yā

blood pressure

 

低 dī

low

 

應該 yīng gāi

probably

 

不是 bú shì

no

 

不 bù/bú

no; not

 

是 shì

be-verb

 

但是dàn shì

but

 

我wǒ

I; me

 

心跳 xīn tiào

heartbeat

 

很 hěn

very

 

慢  màn

slow

 

可能 kě néng

possibly

 

這 zhè

this

 

也 yě

also

 

有關 yǒu guān

connected; related