Learn Chinese Vegetables Names
Learn Vegetables in Mandarin Chinese
A lot of times with foods, translation don’t always work so well for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the food is regional or local, and China doesn’t naturally have that type of food. Sometimes, China has a version of that plant or vegetable that is slightly dissimilar to the one you’re looking for. Sometimes the Chinese word is more closely related to the original botanical definition and hard to find.Therefore, we going to give you a brief introduction of vegetables in the Chinese language as a Chinese language learning journey. Anyways, in China, you’ll find both Kale Greens as well as Collard Greens.
Lets’ learn how to say Kale greens in Chinese and let’s learn how to say Collard Greens in Chinese.
Kale Greens/无头甘蓝/wú tóu gānlán
A variety of kale,Kai-lan, is a popular vegetable in China, Taiwan, and Vietnam, where it is commonly combined with beef dishes.
Collard Greens/芥蓝菜叶/jiè lán cài yè
Collard greens in Chinese. Collard greens (collards) are various loose-leafed cultivars of Brassica oleracea, the species which also contains vegetables including cabbage (Capitata Group) androccoli (Botrytis Group). Also, they are part of the Acephala Group of the species, which includes kale and spring greens.
Chinese Vegetables Name List
Don’t know what you’re up to learning? Chinese for collard greens, but in case you’re driving down the vegetable vocabulary route — here’ s some more green words for you.
|菠菜/bō cài/spinach||葱/cōngscallion /green onion||蕃茄/fān qié/tomato|
|红萝卜/hóng luó bó/red carrot||胡萝卜/hú luó bo/carrot||红薯/hóng shǔ/sweet potato|
|辣椒/là jiāo/hot pepper/chili||卷心菜/juǎn xīn cài/cabbage||芥菜/jiè cài/the mustard plant, leaf mustard|
|苦瓜/kǔ guā/bitter gourd||黄瓜/huáng guā/cucumber||薑/jiāng/ ginger|
|芦笋/lú sǔn/asparagus||马铃薯/mǎ líng shǔ/potato||南瓜/nán guā/pumpkin|
|茄子/qié zi/eggplant; aubergine; Guinea squash||芹菜/qín cài/celery||青豆/qīng dòu/green beans|
|青椒/qīng jiāo/green pepper||秋葵/qiū kuí/hibiscus||山药/shān yao/the yam|
|生菜/shēng cài/lettuce||甜菜/tián cài/beet||豌豆/wān dòu/pea|
|莴苣/wō jù/lettuce||芜菁/wú jīng/turnip||玉米/yù mǐ/corn / maize|
|香菜/xiāng cài/coriander||洋葱/yáng cōng/onion||土豆/Tǔdòu/potato|
We believe that after reading through this article, you will get no difficulty buying vegetables in the Chinese market.
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