Ask About Relationships and Marriage

Asking about relationships in Chinese. TutorMandarin 1-on-1 online Chinese lesson.

Asking about relationships in Chinese. TutorMandarin 1-on-1 online Chinese lesson.

Research shows that healthy relationships can help you live longer, deal with stress, be healthier, and even feels richer! Moreover, relationships play a really important part in our day to day life. Just think about it, no matter it is between you and your friends, your family, or your other half, the bonding and the connection is undeniable. By the way, interested in “How to Flirt with A Girl/ Boy in Chinese”, click here to learn some useful phrases. However, today we’ll look into more about relationships and marriage as a Chinese language learning.

 

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Phrases for relationship and marriage

Relationships

Heads up, some people might not feel comfortable talking about relationships if they don’t know you well.

English Chinese Pinyin
Do you have a boyfriend/ girlfriend? 你有男朋友/女朋友吗? Nǐ yǒu nán péngyǒu/nǚ péngyǒu ma?
Yes/ No, I’m single 有/ 没有,我单身 Yǒu/ méiyǒu, wǒ dānshēn
Have you ever been in love? 你有没有谈过恋爱? Nǐ yǒu méiyǒu tánguò liàn’ài?
Yes/ No, I don’t. 有/ 没有 Yǒu/ méiyǒu
Are you falling in love? 你恋爱了吗? Nǐ liàn’àile ma?
Yes/ No, not yet. 对/ 还没有 Duì/ hái méiyǒu
How long have you guys been together? 你们在一起多久了? Nǐmen zài yīqǐ duōjiǔle?
We’ve been together for 3 years. 我们已经在一起3年了 Wǒmen yǐjīng zài yīqǐ 3 niánle
Is it true that you’re going out with Frank? 你真的和弗兰克在一起吗? Nǐ zhēn de hé fúlánkè zài yīqǐ ma?

 

Breakups are always hard but in the meantime, we learn more about love and how to love.

He broke up with me yesterday. 他昨天和我分手了 Tā zuótiān hé wǒ fēnshǒule.
Why did Jack and Rose break up? 为什么杰克和罗斯分手了? Wèishéme jiékè hé luósī fēnshǒule?
I’ve heard that Jack falls in love with another girl, but I’m not sure if it’s the reason why. 我听说是杰克爱上了另一个女孩,但我不却定那是否就是原因 Wǒ tīng shuō shì jiékè ài shàngle lìng yīgè nǚhái, dàn wǒ bù què dìng nà shìfǒu jiùshì yuányīn
Are you ok? Do you want to talk about it? 你还好吗? 你想谈谈吗? Nǐ hái hǎo ma? Nǐ xiǎng tán tán ma?
I’m ok. I just need some time alone, thanks, though. 我没事,只需要一些时间静静,谢谢你 Wǒ méishì, zhǐ xūyào yīxiē shíjiān jìng jìng, xièxiè nǐ

 

Marriage

A relationship that turns into marriage starts from proposing 求婚(qiú hūn). Then, engagement 订婚(dìng hūn) plans before getting married 结婚(jié hūn). Finally, it’s the big day, the wedding day 婚礼(hūn lǐ). Above all, even though divorce 离婚(líhūn) is the last thing we want in a marriage, still it’s a part it.

English Chinese PinYin
Are you married or single? 你结婚了还是单身? Nǐ jiéhūnle háishì dānshēn?
I planned on proposing to her on our trip to Hawaii. 我计划在我们去夏威夷旅行时向她求婚 Wǒ jìhuà zài wǒmen qù xiàwēiyí lǚxíng shí xiàng tā qiúhūn.
Would you marry me? 你愿意嫁给我吗? Nǐ yuànyì jià gěi wǒ ma?
They got engaged a month ago. 他们一个月前就订婚了 Tāmen yīgè yuè qián jiù dìnghūnle.
Martin and Tiffany went on their honeymoon in Europe. 马丁和蒂芙尼在欧洲度蜜月 Mǎdīng hé dìfúní zài ōuzhōu dù mìyuè
How long have you been married? 你们结婚多久了? Nǐmen jiéhūn duōjiǔle?
We’ve been married for 15 years. 我们已经结婚了15年了 Wǒmen yǐjīng jiéhūnle 15 niánle
My wife died a year ago. 我的妻子一年前去世了 Wǒ de qīzi yī nián qián qùshìle

 

Hope these phrases are useful for you to strike up a new conversation with a friend or even a stranger!

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