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Post time 2013-6-18 17:45:01 |Display all floors
edward_lee Post time: 2013-6-17 21:16
冰淇淋 (也称冰激凌) ice cream
沙龙 salon
法兰 flange

I love ice cream!
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Post time 2013-6-19 08:47:40 |Display all floors
Here's some more:

lā lì sài-拉力赛-rally(auto racing)
gāo ěr fū-高尔夫- golf
bǎo líng qiú- 保龄球- bowling
hū lā quān- 呼啦圈-hula hoop
yú jiā-瑜伽 -yoga
pū kè- 扑克- poker

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Post time 2013-6-19 09:58:41 |Display all floors
LoneAcorn Post time: 2013-6-19 08:47
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lā lì sài-拉力赛-rally(auto racing)

great! thanks again~
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Post time 2013-6-19 13:49:45 |Display all floors
One of my fav snack:
bǐ sà bǐng-比萨饼 -pizza

And my fav fish:
sān wén yú-三文鱼- salmon

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Post time 2013-6-19 13:50:52 |Display all floors
shā dīng yú-沙丁鱼-sardine
sān míng zhì-明治-sandwich
hàn bǎo bāo-汉堡包-hamburger
wéi tā mìng-维他命-vitamin

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Post time 2013-6-19 15:33:01 |Display all floors
Some more loanwords:

mó tuō chē-摩托车-motorbike
bēn chí      -奔驰    -Benz
dí shì         -的士    -taxi
jí tā           -吉他    -guitar

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mí nǐ qún   -迷你裙- miniskirt
bǐ jī ní       -比基尼 - bikini
sāng ná yù - 桑拿浴- sauna
Huá'ěr Jiē   -华尔街 - Wall Street

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