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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!
I am looking forward to seeing your comments!

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