23 min

English Words with Chinese Origin‪s‬ MandarinPod

    • Language Learning

What do the phrases, “No can do”, “Chop, Chop!",  and “brainwashed!” have in common? They all originated from Chinese language. Chinese words have been influencing English and European languages for hundreds of years. On today’s episode of MandarinPod, we talk about a few english words with Chinese origins and how Chinese words migrated west. Stick around for new Chinese vocab, Chinese idioms, and lots of listening practice!

What do the phrases, “No can do”, “Chop, Chop!",  and “brainwashed!” have in common? They all originated from Chinese language. Chinese words have been influencing English and European languages for hundreds of years. On today’s episode of MandarinPod, we talk about a few english words with Chinese origins and how Chinese words migrated west. Stick around for new Chinese vocab, Chinese idioms, and lots of listening practice!

23 min

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