All the words I've learn't so far..

Trip Start Jul 28, 2009
Trip End Jul 27, 2010

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Flag of Australia  , New South Wales,
Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The entry is mainly for myself to look back on and see how many words I learnt and can still remember! The spelling of these will not be correct, as most of them I learnt by ear


Ni Hao - Hello
Zaijian - Goodbye
Ni Hao Ma - How are you?
Wo hen hao - Im very good
Dui - Yeah
Yo - Yes
Bo - No
Maiyo - there isn’t
Ni Jiao shenminza? - What is your name?
Kong Long - Dinosaur
Neozai - Cowboy
Neorow - cow meat
Neonai - Milk
Chirow- Chicken
Wo ai ni - I love you
Wo xiang ni - I miss you
Bei - North
Xi - West
Nan - South
Wo de taina - Oh my god
Dou sou tian - How much?
Tai guila - Its too expensive
Yo bein - Right
Zou bein - Left
Ousan - Umbrella

Numbers  1 to 10- 


shi ei
shi ar
shi san


100 - ei bai

Woman - Nuren
Man - Niren
Human - ren

Bei zi - Cup
Di zi - Bag
Shui - water
Ping - glass of

Guangdong hua - Cantonese

By adding ‘ren’ onto the end of these words you can make them into the nationality for example see below
Zhong gou (ren) - China (or Chinese)
Ying gou - England
Am Gou - America
Den gou - Denmark
Dur gou - Germany
Fa gou - France
Han gou - South Korea

Wei gou ren - foreigner
Louwai - Sea people! (very rude)

Bo chi row - No eat meat
Mei fan - Rice
Chow mei fan - Fried rice
Chow mien - Fried noodles
La - Spicy
Qui/yuan - Name of their currency

Ni shi pealeung - You are beautiful
Peunii - Friend
Wo shi loashir- I’m a teacher
Women - We
Ta shi - They are
Loashi - Mouse
Bo hao - No good
Da - Big
Xiao - Small
Gonggongchiche - Public bus
Zuoai - Make love
Zou ba - Lets go
Zou - Go
Biezu - Rice wine
Paizu - Beer
Kecokela - Cocacola


Dizi - A type of Chinese guitar
Jutar - Guitar
Hulusi - Chinese recorder

Midan - the bill
Caidan - Menu

SB - Stupid (but considered very rude)
Waizui - (said like what’s up? - Fuck you

I know I knew a lot more, but my memory after not being there for a month and a bit has started to fade.


Chow mie fen - Fried rice
Dong - Cold


Sawai dee khrap - Hello
Kap krun khrap - Thank you
Phom kin ahaan jeh - I’m a vegetarian
Nawn lap - Sleep
Pai - Go
Maa - Come
Pet - Spicy 
Mow - drunk
Mak Mak - Very very (you can add this onto verbs that exaggerates them)
Falang - Foreigner
Alloy - Delicious
Jai - Bad
Dii - Good
Paeng - Expensive
Baht - Their currency
Suiee - Beautiful
Phom - I
Nam - Water
Lik - Small
Mai - Big
Maofalang - Chewing gum


Ya - yes
Favella - Goodbye
Hei - Hello


Bottlo - Off licence
Shit duck - Seagull


Yes, I’ve even learnt a few English words since i’ve been travelling -

Elk - Meaning a type of deer
Khaki - A shade of brown
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