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Chinese words – IDEA

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 <yì> IDEA, MEANING, MENTAL POWER

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The character consists of  <yīn> sound and  <xīn> heart. 

We are looking at the “sound of the heart”.

Chinese thinking doesn’t see mind and heart-emotions as two divided phenomenons.

They are connected and both are located in the heart.

Mind produces thoughts and ideas. It has its expectations, it enterprets the world around us and gives it meaning and senseIn order to work properly, we have to be able to address our attention. 

Pick the right character(s) for

意外
yìwài
N
注意
zhùyì
O
故意
gùyì
U
满意
mǎnyì
A
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Most common words:

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意思 <yìsi>  MEANING

 

你是什么意思?

<Nǐ shì shénme yìsi?>

You to be what meaning? “What is your point?

 

Translate: What does this word mean?

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这个词是什么意思?

<Zhège cí shì shénme yìsi?>

This word to be (of) what meaning? 

 

很有意思  <hěn yǒuyìsi> TO BE INTERESTING

 

满意 <mǎnyì> (full(filled) + expectation) SATISFIED

 

Translate: I am satisfied with you.   

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我对你很满意。

<Wǒ duì nǐ hěn mǎnyì.>

Já vůči tobě být spokojený. 

 

 <shēngyì > (to produce+ideas) BUSINESS

 

Translate: I can do business.   

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我会做生意。

<Wǒ huì zuò shēngyì.>  

 

Translate: I want to go to China to do business.

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我想去中国做生意。

<Wǒ xiǎng qù Zhōngguó zuò shēngyì.>  

 

注意 <zhùyì> (pour in one direction+attention) TO PAY ATTENTION

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Translate: Please pay attention, this is very important.

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请注意,这个很重要。

<Qǐng zhùyì, zhège hěn zhòngyào.>  

 

意见 <yìjian> (idea+view) SUGGESTION, COMPLAINT

 

Translate: I have objection to his behavior.

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我对他的行为有意见。

<Wǒ duì tāde xíngwéi yǒu yìjiàn.>  

 

 

同意 <tóngyì> (shared+idea) TO AGREE 

 

 Translate: I agree with your suggestion.

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我同意你的意见。

<Wǒ tóngyì nǐ de yìjiàn.>  

 

意外 <yìwài> (expectation+outside) UNEXPECTED

我没有发生什么意外。

<Wǒ méiyǒu fāshēng shénme yìwài.>

NOTHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENED TO ME.

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