Shanghai Dialect

 

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Useful Phrases and Expressions  

 

English Chinese pinyin Pronunciation
Mandarin Shanghainese
Hello ni hao knee-how nong haw
Goodbye zai jian tsai chee-en tseh way
Thank you xie xie she-eh she-eh shya shya
Sorry dui bu qi do-eh boo chee tay ver ch'ee
you're welcome bu ke qi boo ke chee ver k'uk ch'ee
correct/right dui do-eh tay
telephone dian hua dee-an hwa dee woo
surf the Web shang wang shang hwan zang mang
toilet ce suo tsur swo ts'i soo
turn left zuo zhuan dzwo joo-an tsoo tsoe
turn right you zhuan Yew joo-an yew tsoe
go straight zhi zou gee dzow zuk tsew
hotel jiu dian gee-ow dee-an jew tee
airport fei ji chang fay gee charn fee jee zang
train station huo che zhan hoo-oh chir ge-an hoo ts'oo zeh
metro di tie dee tee-eh dee t'ik
taxi chu zu che choo dzoo chir ts'uk tsi ts'oo
How much? duo shao qian? dwor shau chien? jee dee?
too expensive tai gui tie gway t'uk jyu
cheap pian yi pee-an yee bee nee
too big tai da tie da t'uk doo
too small tai xiao tie shee-au t'uk shyo
beer pi jiu pee gee-ow bee jew
water shui shoo-eh si
tea cha char zoo
settle the bill mai dan my dan mah teh
bar/pub jiu ba gee-ow bar jew pa
restaurant can guan tsan gwan veh tee
police jing cha geen char jin ts'uh



Numbers  

 

English Chinese pinyin Pronunciation
Mandarin Shanghainese
one yi yee yep
two er arl lyang
three san san seh
four si si si
five wu woo ng
six liu lee-yew lok
seven qi chee ch'ep
eight ba bar puh
nine jiu gee-yew che-ew
zero ling ling lin

 

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