Chinese Body Parts Vocabulary

Posted by Lilian Li on 04/01/2016 7:25 PM 2568

According to the order of the picture below to learn Chinese body part vocabulary.

parts of the body in chinese

 Head tóu
 Neck颈/脖子 Jǐng/bózi
 Shoulder肩膀 jiān bǎnɡ
 Chest xiōnɡ
 Stomach胃/肚子/腹部  wèi  dù zi  fù bù
Elbowzhǒu
Handshǒu
Arm 手臂shǒu bì
Thigh (leg)大腿dà tuǐ
Finger 手指shóu zhǐ
Finger nail 手指甲shóu zhī jiɑ
Calf (leg)  小腿 xiǎo tuǐ
Knee   膝/膝盖xī  xī ɡài
Toe  脚趾jiǎo zhǐ
Toe nail脚指甲jiǎo zhī jiɑ
Heel  脚后跟jiǎo hòu ɡēn
Footjiǎo

 

There are many interesting ways to memorize some Chinese words. I would like to share a tongue twister to memorize some body parts and also court numbers in Chinese. It also can be taken as a game.

yì zhī qīnɡ wā sì tiáo tuǐ liǎnɡ zhī yǎn jinɡ yì zhānɡ zuǐ
一只青蛙四条腿, 两只眼睛一张嘴;

liǎnɡ zhī qīnɡ wā bā tiáo tuǐ sì zhī yǎn jinɡ liǎnɡ zhānɡ zuǐ
两只青蛙八条腿, 四只眼睛两张嘴;

sān zhī qīnɡ wā shí èr tiáo tuǐ liù zhǐ yǎn jinɡ sān zhānɡ zuǐ
三只青蛙十二条腿, 六只眼睛三张嘴

sì zhī qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
4只青蛙16条腿, 8只眼睛4张嘴

wǔ zhǐ qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
5只青蛙20条腿, 10只眼睛5张嘴;

liù zhǐ qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
6只青蛙24条腿, 12只眼睛6张嘴;

qī zhǐ qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
7只青蛙28条腿, 14只眼睛7张嘴;

bā zhǐ qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
8只青蛙32条腿, 16只眼睛8张嘴;

jiǔ zhǐ qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
9只青蛙36条腿, 18只眼睛9张嘴;

shí zhī qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
10只青蛙40条腿, 20只眼睛10张嘴;

shí yì zhī qīnɡ wā  tiáo tuǐ zhǐ yǎn jinɡ  zhānɡ zuǐ
11只青蛙44条腿, 22只眼睛11张嘴;

Have you got that? When we practice to count the numbers of legs, eyes and months, it will improve our intelligence. If you want to know more body parts in Chinese please check out this daily Chinese course.Here to book a free trial one-to-one class!

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Lilian Li

Lilian has a master’s degree in linguistics and didactics from Rennes University in France. An expert in linguistics and educational psychology, she has taught Chinese as a foreign language for several years, primarily in France. Her classes follow a logical and thorough path to ensure students build a methodology of learning that will continue to help them improve their language ability. She likes jogging, swimming, partying, and hang out with friends! Learn Chinese online with Lilian Li >>

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