Vocabulary Organized By Topic

Computer and Internet

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AC adapter AC适配器 AC shì pèi qì
android (operating system for mobile devices) 安卓 ān zhuó
antivirus software 杀毒软件 shā dú ruǎn jiàn
attachment (to an email) 附件 fù jiàn
backup (example: computer files) 备份 bèi fèn
Baidu (main China search engine) 百度 bǎi dù
battery 电池 diàn chí
blogger 博主 bó zhǔ
Bluetooth 蓝牙 lán yá
bookmark 书签 shū qiān
browser 浏览器 liú lǎn qì
button 按钮 àn niǔ
cancel 取消 qǔ xiāo
cc (to ... [send a copy of an email to others]) 抄送 chāo sòng
charger 充电器 chōng diàn qì
chat 聊天 liáo tiān
click (on a link) 点击 diǎn jī
comment 评论 píng lùn
computer crash 死机 sǐ jī
computer game 电脑游戏 diàn nǎo yóu xì
confirm (to) 确定 què dìng
copy (as in ‘copy and paste’) 复制 fù zhì
data (material, resources, information) 资料 zī liào
database 数据库 shù jù kù
decline (to) 拒绝 jù jué
desktop 桌面 zhuō miàn
desktop computer 台式电脑 tái shì diàn nǎo
digital 数码 shù mǎ
document (or file) 文件 wén jiàn
double click (on link) 双击 shuāng jī
download 下载 xià zài
e-commerce 电子商务 diàn zǐ shāng wù
email 电子邮件 diàn zǐ yóu jiàn (or: yóu jiàn)
external hard drive 移动硬盘 yí dòng yìng pán
fan (could also be: subscriber, follower) 粉丝 fěn sī
firewall 防火墙 fáng huǒ qiáng
folder (on computer desktop) 文件夹 wén jiàn jiā
forward (to... [example: email]) 转发 zhuǎn fā
geek - female (stays at home and spends a lot of time on computer activities, etc) 宅女 zhái nǚ
geek - male (stays at home and is addicted to computer online games, etc) 宅男 zhái nán
Google (international search engine) 谷歌 Gǔ gē
hacker 黑客 hēi kè
hard disk 硬盘 yìng pán
hardware 硬件 yìng jiàn
headphones (or earphones) 耳机 ěr jī
home page 首页 shǒu yè
infect 感染 gǎn rǎn
install (to) 安装 ān zhuāng
interface (computer port, connector) 接口 jiē kǒu
internet 网络 wǎng luò
internet cafe 网吧 wǎng bā
internet friend 网友 wǎng yǒu
Internet search engine 搜索引擎 sōu suǒ yǐn qíng
key (on a keyboard) jiàn
keyboard 键盘 jiàn pán
keyword 关键词 guān jiàn cí
laptop computer 笔记本电脑 bǐ jì běn diàn nǎo
link (on web page) 链接 liàn jiē
log out (to) 退出 tuì chū
login (to) 登录 dēng lù
Macintosh 苹果电脑 píng guǒ diàn nǎo
memory card 存储卡 cún chǔ kǎ
menu bar (in computers) 菜单栏 cài dān lán
microphone 话筒 huà tǒng
mobile device 移动设备 yí dòng shè bèi
monitor 显示器 xiǎn shì qì
mouse 鼠标 shǔ biāo
offline (to go) 离线 lí xiàn
online (to go) 上线 shàng xiàn
online (to go... to surf internet) 上网 shàng wǎng
online game 网游 wǎng yóu
online shopping 网购 wǎng gòu
password 密码 mì mǎ
paste 粘贴 zhān tiē
pirated software 盗版软件 dào bǎn ruǎn jiàn
podcast 播客 bō kè
press (to... [example: key on a keyboard]) àn
printer (for computer) 打印机 dǎ yìn jī
RAM 内存 nèi cún
register (to) 注册 zhù cè
restart or reboot (to) 重启 chóng qǐ
return key (on a keyboard) 回车键 huí chē jiàn
Samsung 三星 sān xīng
save (to... [on computer]) 保存 bǎo cún
scanner 扫描仪 sǎo miáo yí
screen (for computer, TV or movie) 屏幕 píng mù
search (to ... [example: on internet]) 搜索 sōu suǒ
send an email (to) 发邮件 fā yóu jiàn
send text message (to) 发短信 fā duǎn xìn
signal 信号 xìn hào
slot (as in a computer) 插槽 chā cáo
smartphone 智能手机 zhì néng shǒu jī
Social Network 社交网络 shè jiāo wǎng luò
software 软件 ruǎn jiàn
spam (junk mail) 垃圾邮件 lā jī yóu jiàn
speakers 音响 yīn xiǎng
submit (to.. [as in ‘submit button]) 提交 tí jiāo
subscribe (to) 订阅 dìng yuè
system 系统 xì tǒng
taobao (famous Chinese online shopping website) 淘宝 táo bǎo
text message 短信 duǎn xìn
text message (or news, information) 信息 xìn xī
to set up (example: software preferences) 设置 shè zhì
to uninstall (software) 卸载 xiè zài
touchpad 触摸板 chù mō bǎn
touchscreen 触摸屏 chù mō píng
turn off (to... [example: computer]) 关机 guān jī
tweet (to... [on Weibo]) 发微博 fā wēi bó
upload 上传 shàng chuán
USB 优盘 yōu pán (or U pán)
user 用户 yòng hù
video game 电玩 diàn wán
virus 病毒 bìng dú
web page 网页 wǎng yè
website 网站 wǎng zhàn
website address 网址 wǎng zhǐ
WeChat 微信 wēi xìn
Weibo (Chinese Twitter) 微博 wēi bó
WIFI 无线网路 wú xiàn wǎng 
Windows (Microsoft operating system) 视窗 shì chuāng (but usually said as "windows")
wireless 无线 wú xiàn
Youku (Chinese YouTube) 优酷 yōu kù