25 Literal Translations Of Chinese Words To Make You Chuckle

Many words or concepts in Chinese are built up from other simpler concepts. For example, the word “computer” in Chinese is basically the words “electric” and “brain.” Well, technically each of those words has a corresponding symbol. Therefore, the word “computer” would be those two symbols next to each other. Congratulations! You now speak Chinese! Okay, not really. But maybe you can still enjoy these 25 Literal Translations Of Chinese Words To Make You Chuckle!

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乐队 - music team

bandSource: translate.google.com

Band

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飞机 - flying machine

planeSource: translate.google.com

Airplane

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凉鞋 - cool shoes

flip flopsSource: translate.google.com

Sandals

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西装 - western costume

suitSource: translate.google.com, Image: pixabay.com (public domain)

Suit

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牛仔裤 - cowboy pants

jeansSource: translate.google.com

Jeans

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