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Survival Chinese – 30 Words to Express Feelings and Emotions With Sentence Examples
Introduction


Dàjiā hǎo! Huānyíng lái dào Mandarin Corner, wǒ shì Eileen.
大家好!欢迎来到Mandarin Corner, 我是Eileen。
Hello, everyone! Welcome to Mandarin Corner, I am Eileen.

Nǐ néng yòng nǐ de mǔyǔ biǎodá bùtóng de gǎnshòu hé qíngxù ma?
你能用你的母语表达不同的感受和情绪吗?
Can you express different feelings and emotions in your mother language?

Wǒ xiāngxìn nǐ kěndìng méi wèntí.
我相信你肯定没问题。
I am sure you can!

Nà rúguǒ shì yòng zhōngwén ne?
那如果是用中文呢?
What about using Chinese to express the same things?

Zhè shì bùshì jiù yǒudiǎn nán le ne?
这是不是就有点难了呢?
It’s a little difficult, right?

Méiguānxi!
没关系!
No problem!

Jīntiān de shìpín ne,
今天的视频呢,
In today’s video,

nǐ jiāng huì xué dào 30 gè yòng lái biǎodá jīběn gǎnshòu hé qíngxù de cíhuì.
你将会学到30个用来表达基本感受和情绪的词汇。
you will learn 30 words that can help you express basic feelings and emotions in Chinese.

Shì bùshì hěn qīdài a?
是不是很期待啊?
Do you wanna do this?

Xiànzài wǒmen jiù kāishǐ ba!
现在我们就开始吧!
Let’s get started!

Lesson


1.
pèifú / 佩服
to admire

Měigerén dōu hěn pèifú xiāofángyuán de yǒngqì.
每个人都很佩服消防员的勇气。
Everybody admires firefighters’ courage.

每个人    měigerén       everybody
都        dōu            all
很        hěn            very
佩服      pèifú          to admire
消防员    xiāofángyuán   firefighter
的        de             of
勇气      yǒngqì         courage

 

2.
shēngqì / 生气
to get angry

Tā cháng wúyuánwúgù shēngqì.
他常无缘无故生气。
He often gets angry over nothing.

他         tā            he or him
常         cháng         often
无缘无故    wúyuánwúgù    no cause, no reason (idiom)
生气       shēngqì       to get angry

 

3.
tǎoyàn / 讨厌
to dislike

Tā tǎoyàn jiābān.
他讨厌加班。
He hates working overtime.

他      tā       he or him
讨厌    tǎoyàn   to dislike / to loathe
加班    jiābān   to work overtime

 

4.
shīwàng / 失望
disappointed

Lǎoshī duì xuésheng men de chéngjī hěn shīwàng.
老师对学生们的成绩很失望。
The teacher is very disappointed with the students’ grades.

老师   lǎoshī    teacher
对     duì       towards
学生   xuésheng  student
们     men       plural marker for pronouns
的     de        of
成绩   chéngjì   grades
很     hěn       very
失望   shīwàng   disappointed

 

5.
wúliáo / 无聊
boring

Tā juéde zhège huìyì wúliáo jíle.
她觉得这个会议无聊极了。
She felt this meeting was very boring.

她     tā      she
觉得   juéde   to feel
这个   zhège   this
会议   huìyì   meeting
无聊   wúliáo  boring
极了   jíle    extremely

 

6.
jǔsàng / 沮丧
to be disheartened

Tā juéde hěn jǔsàng, yīnwèi tā mǎibuqǐ zhè tiáo ángguì de qúnzi.
她觉得很沮丧,因为她买不起这条昂贵的裙子。
She feels very disheartened that she can’t afford that expensive dress.

她      tā        she
觉得    juéde     to feel
很      hěn       very
沮丧    jǔsàng    disheartened
因为    yīnwèi    because
她      tā        she
买不起   mǎibuqǐ  can't afford buying
这      zhè       this
条      tiáo      classifier for long thin
昂贵    ángguì    expensive
的      de        used after an attribute
裙子    qúnzi     skirt / dress

 

7.
gūdú / 孤独
lonely

Zhàngfu qùshì hòu, tā gǎndào fēicháng gūdú.
丈夫去世后,她感到非常孤独。
After her husband passed away, she feels very lonely.

丈夫    zhàngfu    husband
去世    qùshì      to pass away
后      hòu        after
她      tā         she
感到    gǎndào     to feel
非常    fēicháng   very
孤独    gūdú       lonely

 

8.
hòuhuǐ / 后悔
to regret

Tā hòuhuǐ cuòguài le tā.
她后悔错怪了他。
She regrets having wrongly blamed him.

她    tā       she
后悔  hòuhuǐ   to regret
错怪  cuòguài  to blame sb wrongly
了    le       completed action marker
他    tā       he or him

 

9.
hàipà / 害怕
to be scared

Xiǎo nǚhái fēicháng hàipà dǎzhēn.
小女孩非常害怕打针。
The little girl is very scared of getting injections.

小     xiǎo      young
女孩   nǚhái     girl
非常   fēicháng  very
害怕   hàipà     to be scared
打针   dǎzhēn    to give or have an injection

 

10.
dānxīn / 担心
to worry

Tā dānxīn qīzi kěnéng huì sǐ.
他担心妻子可能会死。
He worries that his wife might die.

他    tā       he or him
担心  dānxīn   to worry
妻子  qīzi     wife
可能  kěnéng   might (happen)
会    huì      will
死    sǐ       to die

 

11.
xīngfèn / 兴奋
to be excited

Shōudào māma sòng de shèngdàn lǐwù, tā gǎndào xīngfèn jíle.
收到妈妈送的圣诞礼物,她感到兴奋极了。
When she received a Christmas gift from her mother, she felt extremely excited.

收到   shōudào   to receive
妈妈   māma      mother
送     sòng      to give (as a present)
的     de        used after an attribute
圣诞   Shèngdàn  Christmas
礼物   lǐwù      gift
她     tā        she
感到   gǎndào    to feel
兴奋   xīngfèn   to be excited
极了   jíle      extremely

 

12.
shāngxīn / 伤心
to feel sad

Tīngdào fùqīn qùshì de xiāoxi, tā fēicháng shāngxīn.
听到父亲去世的消息,她非常伤心。
She got very sad when she heard the news that her father died.

听到   tīngdào    to hear
父亲   fùqīn      father
去世   qùshì      to pass away
的     de         used after an attribute
消息   xiāoxi     news
她     tā         she
非常   fēicháng   very
伤心   shāngxīn   to feel sad

 

13.
kāixīn /开心
to feel happy

Xiǎo nǚhái hěn kāixīn hé māma zài xuědì lǐ wán.
小女孩很开心和妈妈在雪地里玩。
The little girl is very happy to play in the snow with her mother.

小     xiǎo     young
女孩   nǚhái    girl
很     hěn      very
开心   kāixīn   to feel happy
和     hé       together with
妈妈   māma     mother
在     zài      (to be) in
雪地   xuědì    snowfield
里     lǐ       inside
玩     wán      to play

 

14.
jīngxǐ / 惊喜
to be pleasantly surprised

Tā wèi shōudào nányǒu sòng de huā gǎndào shífēn jīngxǐ.
她为收到男友送的花感到十分惊喜。
She was very surprised to receive flowers from her boyfriend.

她      tā        she
为      wèi       because of
收到    shōudào   to receive
男友    nányǒu    boyfriend
送      sòng      to give (as a present)
的      de        used after an attribute
花      huā       flower
感到    gǎndào    to feel
十分    shífēn    very
惊喜    jīngxǐ    to be pleasantly surprised

 

15.
hèn / 
to hate

Tā dǎxīnyǎnli hèn tā.
他打心眼里恨她。
He hates her with all his heart.

他        tā            he or him
打心眼里   dǎxīnyǎnli   from the bottom of one's heart
恨        hèn           to hate
她        tā            she

 

16.
chījīng / 吃惊
to be shocked

Tīngdào zhège xiāoxi wǒ hěn chījīng.
听到这个消息我很吃惊。
I was shocked when I heard the news.

听到    tīngdào    to hear
这个    zhège      this
消息    xiāoxi     news
我      wǒ         I
很      hěn        very
吃惊    chījīng    to be shocked

 

17.
jìdu / 忌妒
to be jealous

Tóngshìmen dōu hěn jìdu tā shēngzhí le.
同事们都很忌妒她升职了。
Her colleagues were very jealous that she was promoted.

同事   tóngshì     colleague
们     men         plural marker for nouns referring to individuals
都     dōu         all
很     hěn         very
忌妒   jìdu        to be jealous
她     tā          she
升职   shēngzhí    to get promoted (at work, etc.)
了     le          completed action marker

 

18.
jǐnzhāng / 紧张
nervous

Tā hé lǎobǎn shuōhuà shí zǒngshì hěn jǐnzhāng.
她和老板说话时总是很紧张。
She is always very nervous when she speaks to her boss.

她     tā         she
和     hé         with
老板   lǎobǎn     boss
说话   shuōhuà    to speak
时     shí        when
总是   zǒngshì    always
很     hěn        very
紧张   jǐnzhāng   nervous

 

19.
juéwàng / 绝望
desperation

Gōngsī pòchǎn hòu, tā xiànrù le juéwàng.
公司破产后,他陷入了绝望。
He fell into desperation after his company went bankrupt.

公司   gōngsī     (business) company
破产   pòchǎn     to go bankrupt
后     hòu        after
他     tā         he or him
陷入   xiànrù     to sink into
了     le         completed action marker
绝望   juéwàng    desperation

 

20.
zìháo / 自豪
proud (of one’s achievements, etc.)

Huòdé bìyè zhèngshū shí, tāmen gǎndào shífèn zìháo.
获得毕业证书时,他们感到十分自豪。
They felt very proud when they received their diplomas.

获得       huòdé          to receive
毕业证书   bìyèzhèngshū   diploma
时        shí             when
他们      tāmen           they
感到      gǎndào          to feel
十分      shífēn          very
自豪      zìháo           proud (of one's achievements, etc.)

 

21.
yànfán / 厌烦
to be sick of something

Tā bùduàn de lāodao shēng ràng tā gǎndào hěn yànfán.
她不断的唠叨声让他感到很厌烦。
He was sick of her constant nagging.

她       tā       she
不断     bùduàn   constant
的       de       used after an attribute
唠叨     láodao   nagging
声       shēng    sound
让       ràng     to make sb (feel sad etc)
他       tā       he or him
感到     gǎndào   to feel
很       hěn      very
厌烦     yànfán   to be sick of something

 

22.
ài / 
to love

Měiyī gè mǔqīn dōu ài zìjǐ de háizi.
每一个母亲都爱自己的孩子。
Every mother loves their kids.

每一    měiyī    every
个      gè       classifier for people
母亲    mǔqīn    mother
都      dōu      all
爱      ài       to love
自己    zìjǐ     one's own
的      de ~'s   (possessive particle)
孩子    háizi    child

 

23.
qīdài / 期待
to look forward to

Tā hěn qīdài jīnwǎn de yuēhuì.
她很期待今晚的约会。
She is looking forward to her date tonight.

她     tā        she
很     hěn       very
期待   qīdài     to look forward to
今晚   jīnwǎn    tonight
的     de used   after an attribute
约会   yuēhuì    date

 

24.
xiǎngniàn / 想念
to miss

Tā zài xiǎngniàn tā de jiārén.
她在想念她的家人。
She misses her family.

她     tā          she
在     zài         indicating an action in progress
想念   xiǎngniàn   to miss
她     tā          she
的     de ~'s      (possessive particle)
家人   jiārén      (one's) family

 

25.
gǎndòng / 感动
to move or touch (somebody emotionally)

Tāmen zhījiān de ài gǎndòng le wǒ.
他们之间的爱感动了我。
I was moved by the love between them.

他们     tāmen     they
之间     zhījiān   between
的       de        used after an attribute
爱       ài        love
感动     gǎndòng   to move or touch (somebody emotionally)
了       le        completed action marker
我       wǒ        me

 

26.
xīwàng / 希望
to hope

Bàba xīwàng érzi zǎodiǎnr hǎoqǐlai.
爸爸希望儿子早点儿好起来。
The father hopes that his son will get well soon.

爸爸    bàba       (informal) father
希望    xīwàng     to hope
儿子    érzi       son
早点儿  zǎodiǎnr   as soon as possible
好起来  hǎoqǐlai   to get well

 

27.
nèijiù / 内疚
guilty

Tā wèi zuówǎn dǎ le tā ér gǎndào nèijiù.
他为昨晚打了她而感到内疚。
He feels guilty that he beat her last night.

他     tā       he or him
为     wèi      for
昨晚   zuówǎn   last night
打     dǎ       to beat
了     le       completed action marker
她     tā       she
而     ér       and so
感到   gǎndào   to feel
内疚   nèijiù   guilty

 

28.
gāngà / 尴尬
awkward

Tāmen tǎolùn de huàtí ràng tā gǎndào hěn gāngà.
他们讨论的话题让她感到很尴尬。
She felt awkward by the topic of their talk.

他们     tāmen    they
讨论     tǎolùn   to discuss
的       de       used after an attribute
话题     huàtí    topic
让       ràng     to make sb (feel sad, etc.)
她       tā       she
感到     gǎndào   to feel
很       hěn      very
尴尬     gāngà    awkward

 

29.
gǎnxìngqù / 感兴趣
to be interested

Quán jiārén dōu duì tā de gùshi hěn gǎnxìngqù.
全家人都对她的故事很感兴趣。
The whole family is interested in her story.

全       quán         whole / entire
家人     jiārén       (one's) family
都       dōu          all
对       duì          towards
她       tā           she
的       de ~'s       (possessive particle)
故事     gùshi        story
很       hěn          very
感兴趣   gǎnxìngqù    to be interested

 

30.
xiǎngyào / 想要
to want to

Tā xiǎngyào yāoqǐng tā chī wǎnfàn.
他想要邀请她吃晚饭。
He wants to invite her to have dinner.

他      tā        he or him
想要    xiǎngyào  to want to
邀请    yāoqǐng   to invite
她      tā        she
吃      chī       to eat
晚饭    wǎnfàn    dinner
Conclusion


Gōngxǐ nǐ xué wán le jīntiān de kèchéng.
恭喜你学完了今天的课程。
Congratulation! You have finished today’s lesson.

Zěnme yàng?
怎么样?
How was it?

Kàn wán shìpín hòu,
看完视频后,
After watching this video,

Nǐ shì bùshì juéde néng gènghǎo de biǎodá zìjǐ de gǎnshòu le ne?
你是不是觉得能更好地表达自己的感受了呢?
do you feel that you can express your feelings and emotions a little better?

Rúguǒ shì dehuà, nà jiù qǐng cóng jīntiān xuéxí de cíhuì zhōng xuǎnzé yī gè,
如果是的话,那就请从今天学习的词汇中选择一个,
If so, pick a word we learned today,

Ránhòu yòng tā liúyán xiě xià nǐ xiǎng biǎodá de gǎnshòu.
然后用它留言写下你想表达的感受。
and use it to express a feeling or emotion below.

Wǒ hěn qīdài kàndào nǐmen de liúyán o!
我很期待看到你们的留言哦!
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