Just the words

There are pictures to put up and adventures to talk about, but for now I’m just posting the vocab words.  Pictures and adventures will have to come later.

Ask me about these later:

  • Freedom Square Flag Ceremony
  • Awesome cab ride/language lessons
  • Crazy expensive dim sum

For now it’s off to Frankie’s Pies

  1. 繼續 jìxù: to continue; to go on; to proceed
  2. 攜帶 xiédài: take with; portable
  3. 隨身 suíshēn: carry on one’s person; bring with one
  4. 涼鞋 liángxié: sandals
  5. 月曆 yuèlì: monthly calendar
  6. 行事曆 xíngshìlì: calendar; schedule
  7. 電池 diànchí: battery
  8. 提醒 tíxǐng: remind; call attention to; warn of
  9. 勤儉 qínjiǎn: hardworking and thrifty
  10. 節儉 jiéjiǎn: frugal
  11. 客廳 kètīng: living room; parlor
  12. 廚房 chúfáng: kitchen
  13. 生魚片 shēngyúpiàn: raw sliced fish; sashimi
  14. 料理 liàolǐ: cuisine; attend to; manage; take care of
  15. 漁夫 yúfū: fisherman
  16. 線 xiàn: thread; string; wire; line; route
  17. 路標 lùbiāo: a roadsign
  18. 北迴歸線 běihuíguīxiàn: Tropic of Cancer
  19. 高雄 Gāoxióng: Kaohsiung, the second-biggest city and biggest international port in Taiwan
  20. 標準 biāozhǔn: (an official) standard; norm; criterion
  21. 甥女 shēngnǚ: niece (who is the daughter of one’s sister)
  22. 步調 bùdiào: pace; gait; step
  23. 外甥 wàishēng: nephew; sister’s son
  24. 房 fáng: house; building; room
  25. 房鴿子 fáng gēzi: To stand someone up; to flake on someone
  26. 建設 jiànshè: to build; to construct; construction
  27. 自由 zìyóu: freedom; free; liberty
  28. 言論自由 yánlùn zìyóu: freedom of speech
  29. 蔣介石 Jiǎng Jièshí:  Chiang Kai-shek
  30. 廣場 guǎngchǎng: public square; plaza
  31. 進步 jìnbù: make progress; to advance
  32. 退步 tuìbù: to degenerate; to regress
  33. 有趣 yǒuqù: interesting; fascinating; amusing
  34. 地理 dìlǐ: geography
  35. 街訪 jiēfǎng: man-on-the-street interview
  36. 吃到飽 chīdàobǎo: all you can eat
  37. 餞行 jiànxíng:  to give a farewell dinner

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