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Mini-Test Answer: 金牛座 (Jīnniúzuò) Taurus

Aug. 8, 2012

Elementary Level 初级 (chūjí)

The right answer for this test is C.

Translation:

           Nǐ shì shénme xīngzuò de?
   Lily: 你  是   什么      星座     的?

 

           What’s your astrological sign?

          Shuāngyúzuò. Nǐ yīnggāi shì Báiyángzuò ba?
Anne: 双鱼座。         你    应该  是     白羊座     吧?

 

          Pisces. Your probably an Aries, right?

          Wǒ shì Jīnniúzuò de.
  Lily: 我    是  金牛座    的。

 

          I’m a Taurus.

Analysis:

In China, astrological signs and their horoscopes are a hot topic of conversation. No matter if you’re with friends or strangers, astrology has a way of making people feel close. Here are the Chinese words for the 12 astrological signs.

魔羯座 (Mójiézuò) Capricorn

 

水瓶座 (Shuǐpíngzuò) Aquarius

 

双鱼座 (Shuāngyúzuò) Pisces

 

白羊座 (Báiyángzuò) Aries

 

金牛座 (Jīnniúzuò) Taurus

 

双子座 (Shuāngzǐzuò) Gemini

 

巨蟹座 (Jùxièzuò) Cancer

 

狮子座 (Shīzizuò) Leo

 

处女座 (Chúnǚzuò) Virgo

 

天秤座 (Tiānchèngzuò) Libra

 

天蝎座 (Tiānxiēzuò) Scorpio

 

射手座 (Shèshǒuzuò) Sagittarius

 

Examples:

          Nǐ shì shénme xīngzuò de?
Mary: 你 是   什么       星座    的?

 

          What’s your astrological sign?

          Wǒ shì Tiānxizuò de.
  Eric: 我  是    天蝎座    的。

 

          I’m a Scorpio.

          Tiānxiēzuò kěshì zuì shénmì de xīngzuò ne.
Mary: 天蝎座         可是  最   神秘    的   星座   呢。

 

          Scorpio is the most mysterious, isn’t it?

           Nà shì bìxū de.
  Eric: 那   是 必须 的。

 

           Absolutely.

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