Ileana
Professional Teacher
Fun Chinese

I've just come across this list I find very cool:

English Phrase Chinese Translation
It's very dark in here Wai So Dim?
Small Horse Tai Ni Po Ni
See me A.S.A.P. Kum Hia Nao
Stupid Man Dum Gai
Are you harboring a fugitive? Hu Yu Hai Ding?
Has your flight been delayed? Hao Long Wei Ting?
Your price is too high!! No Bai De Thing!!
Did you go to the beach? Wai Yu So Tan?
I bumped into a coffee table Ai Bang Mai Ni
I think you need a facelift Chin Tu Fat
I am not guilty Wai Hang Mi?
That was an unauthorized execution Lin Ching
This is a tow away zone. No Pah King
Do you know the lyrics to the Macarena? Wai Yu Sing Dum Song?
You are not very bright Yu So Dum
I thought you were on a diet Wai Yu Mun Ching?
I got this for free Ai No Pei
Please, stay a while longer. Wai Go Nao?
Our meeting was scheduled for next week. Wai Yu Kum Nao
They have arrived Hia Dei Kum
Stay out of sight Lei Lo
He's cleaning his automobile Wa Shing Ka

 

The visual version is this one: http://www.smart-words.org/humor-jokes/language-humor/learn-chinese-in-5-minutes.png

Aug 7, 2014 11:49 AM
Comments · 3

e.g. Tai Ni Po Ni - Tiny Pony said in a Cantonese accent. lol

August 10, 2014

@Barry this is "Canto-English". ;)

August 10, 2014

I don't think those are Mandarin phrases (Ta1men you2 dao4le = They have arrived)? So, what type of Chinese dialect are those phrases?

August 8, 2014
Ileana
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, Estonian, French, German, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish
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