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  Chapter 9 - Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter


  Vocabulary


     春
   夏
   秋
   冬
   季
   晴
   陣雨
   毛毛雨
   雪
   化
   閃電
   打雷
   雲
   冰
   霜
   冰雹
   天氣
   暖和
   熱
   濕
   涼快
   爽
   冷
   霧
   太陽
   月亮
   天氣報告
   氣壓
   溫度
   陽光
   氣壓表
   溫度表
   月光
chūn
xìa
qīu
dōng

qíng
zhènyǔ
máomaoyǔ
xuě
huà
shǎndìan
dǎléi
yún
bīng
shuāng
bīngbáo
tīanqì
nuǎnhuo

shī
líangkuai
shuǎng
lěng

tàiyáng
yuèliang
tīanqì bàogào
qìyā
wēndù
yángguāng
qìyabǐao
wēndùbǐao `
yùeguāng
spring
summer
fall
winter
season
sunny
occasional shower
drizzle
snow
melt
lightning
thunder
cloud
ice
frost
hail
weather
warm
hot
humid
cool
dry
cold
fog
sun
moon
weather report
barometric pressure
temperature
sunlight
barometer
thermometer
moonlight

 Look at the Characters





yuè

xuě
fēng
moon, month
rain
snow
wind

New Combinations

月色
月票
月光
新月
月中
月報
月工

大雨
毛毛雨
暴雨
雨季

雪暴
雪崩
雪花
雪片
雪亮
雪人

東風
南風
西風
北風
海風
颱風
風吹
暴風
微風
強風
旋風
颶風
(moon + color)
(month + ticket)
(moon + light)
(new + moon)
(month + middle)
(moon + report)
(month + worker)

(big + rain)
(feather + rain)
(storm + rain)
(rain + season)

(snow + storm)
(snow + collapse)
(snow + flower)
(snow + flake)
(snow + light)
(snow + person)

(east + wind)
(south + wind)
(west + wind)
(north + wind)
(sea + wind)
(Taiwan + wind)
(wind + blows)
(violent + wind)
(tiny + wind)
(strong + wind)
(whirl + wind)
(gigantic + wind
moonlight
monthly ticket
moonlight
new moon
middle of the month
monthly magazine
monthly laborer

heavy rain
drizzle
rainstorm
rainy season

snowstorm
snow slide, avalanche
snowflake
snowflake
shiny
snowman

east wind
south wind
west wind
north wind
sea breeze
typhoon
wind blows
storm wind
breeze
heavy wind
tornado
hurricane
yùesè
yuèpìao
yuèguāng
xīnyuè
yuèzhōng
yuèbào
yuègōng

dàyǔ
máomáoyǔ
bàoyǔ
yǔjì

xuěbào
xuěbēng
xuěhuā
xuěpìan
xuělìang
xuěrén

dōnqfēng
nánfēng
xīfēng
běifēng
hǎifēng
táifēng
fēng chuī
bàofēng
wēifēng
qíangfēng
xuánfēng
jùfēng


Look at the Language

1. How is the Weather?


Tianqi, or sky + air is the word for weather in Chinese. Everyone always has a lot to say about the weather:


天气
天气報告
天气預測

晴天
陰天
雨天

今天的天气
明天的天气
Tīanqì
Tīanqì bàogào
Tīanqì yùcè

qíng tīan
yīn tīan
yǔ tīan

jīntīandi tīanqì
míngtīande tīanqì
weather (sky + air)
weather report
weather prediction

sunny (clear sky)
cloudy
rainy

today's weather
tomorrow's weather

今天的天气暖和.


今天的天气很濕.


今天的天气爽.


今天的天气熱.


今天的天气涼快.


明天的天气怎麼樣?

Jīntīande tīanqì nuǎnhuo.
    Today's weather is warm.

Jīntīande tīanqì hěn shī.
    Today's weather is very humid.

Jīntīande tīanqì shuǎng.
    Today's weather is clear.

Jīntīande tīanqì rè.
    Today's weather is hot.

Jīntīande tīanqì líangkuai.
    Today's weather is cool.

Míngtīande tīanqì zěnmo yàng?
    How is tomorrow's weather?


Every day can't be perfect:


下雪了
下雨了

雨雪
下大雨
下小雨
陣雨
毛毛雨

雪雨
暴風雨
雨天
雨季
Xìa xuěle.
Xia Yule.

yǔxuě
xìa dayǔ
xìa xǐaoyǔ
zhènyǔ
máomaoyǔ

léiyǔ
bàofēngxuě
yǔtīan
yǔjì
It's snowing.
Its raining.

sleet, wet snow
heavy rain
light rain
occasional shower
drizzle

thunderstorm
snowstorm
rainy day
rainy season

and sometimes the wind blows:


微風
强風
暴風
旋風
颶風
颱風
wēifēng
qíangfēng
bàofēng
xuánfēng
jùfēng
táifēng
breeze
heavy wind
gale
tornado
hurricane
typhoon

The word tian meaning sky, heaven, overhead, weather or day, can also mean season:


春天
夏天
秋天
冬天
chūntīan
xìatīan
qīutīan
dōngtīan
spring (springtime)
summer
fall
winter


春天的天气暖和.


夏天的天气熱.


秋天的天气涼快.


冬天的天气很冷.

Chūntīande tīanqì nuǎnhuo.
    Springtime weather is warm.

Xìatīande tīangì hěn rè.
    Summer weather is very hot.

Qīutīande tīanqì líangkuai.
    Fall weather is cool.

Dōngtīande tīangì hěn lěng.
    Winter weather is very cold.


To remember the seasons, memorize this phrase:


十年有四季 -
春, 夏, 秋, 冬.
Yī nían yǒu sì jì -
chūn, xìa, qīu, dōng.
A year has four seasons -
spring, summer, fall, winter.