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Lesson 182-Valentine II

07-14-2010 16:18 BJT

Cam:  We are talking about love this week Yajie, because Valentine’s happens this week.  And because Valentine’s Day is all about love, I need to know how to say “I love you” in Chinese!
YJ:  Well, after I teach you that, you have to promise to use it very carefully.
Cam:  I will!

Key words of the day
I love you. 我爱你 I hope we are together forever. 我希望我们永远在一起。we are made for each other 我们是天生一对。  You are my one and only .你是我的唯一  All in today’s Chinese Studio.

Cam:  Yajie, I need to sweep a girl off her feet… to say sweet words that will make her love me as well.
Yajie: Well, let’s start with the easy stuff first. 
Cam:  Great. How do you say “I love you”
YJ: it’s wo3 ai4 ni3.
Cam: wo3 ai4 ni3
YJ: wo3 means I,
Cam:  wo3,
YJ: ai4 means love,
Cam: ai4,
YJ: ni3 means you,
Cam: ni3.
YJ: although it sounds a little bit weird, let’s repeat this sentence. wo3 ai4 ni3.
Cam: wo3 ai4 ni3, which means I love you. 

A: 我爱你,
B: 如果非得给这份爱加上一个期限,我希望是一万年!

C:  Okay, now the good stuff… what’s the Chinese for “I hope we are together forever”
YJ: it would be 我希望我们永远在一起.
Cam: wo3 xi1 wang4 wo3men yong2yuan3 zai4 yi4 qi3.
YJ: wo3 xi1 wang4, I hope,
Cam:wo3 xi1 wang4,
YJ: wo3men means we,
Cam: wo3men
YJ: yong2yuan3, means forever,
Cam: yong2yuan3
YJ:  zai4 yi4 qi3, be together,
Cam:  zai4 yi4 qi3
YJ: yong2yuan3 zai4 yi4 qi3 , be together forever,
Cam:yong2yuan3 zai4 yi4 qi3
YJ: wo3 xi1 wang4 wo3men yong2yuan3 zai4 yi4 qi3.
Cam: wo3 xi1 wang4 wo3men yong2yuan3 zai4 yi4 qi3. “I hope we are together forever”
YJ: and I hope you and Chinese Studio 永远在一起.

B: 生生世世,永不分离。 

Editor:Shi Taoyang |Source: CRI

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