Common Professions in Mandarin

Learn the vocabulary for common professions in Mandarin Chinese. Use the audio clips for pronunciation and listening practice..

Architect

English: Architect
Pinyin: jiànzhúshī
trad: 建築師
simp: 建筑师

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Artist

English: Artist
Pinyin: yìshùjiā
trad: 藝術家
simp: 艺术家

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Astronaut

English: Astronaut
Pinyin: tàikōngrén
trad: 太空人
simp: 太空人

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Carpenter

English: Carpenter
Pinyin: mùjiàng
trad: 木匠
simp: 木匠

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Cashier

English: Cashier
Pinyin: shōuyín yuán
trad: 收銀員
simp: 收银员

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Chef

English: Chef
Pinyin: chúshī
trad: 廚師
simp: 厨师

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Chemist

English: Chemist
Pinyin: huàxuéjiā
trad: 化學家
simp: 化学家

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Clown

English: Clown
Pinyin: xiǎochǒu
trad: 小丑
simp: 小丑

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Cowboy

English: Cowboy
Pinyin: niúzǎi
trad: 牛仔
simp: 牛仔

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Delivery Person

English: Delivery Person
Pinyin: sòng huò yuán
trad: 送貨員
simp: 送货员

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Doctor

English: Doctor
Pinyin: yīshēng
trad: 醫生
simp: 医生

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Farmer

English: Farmer
Pinyin: nóngfū
trad: 農夫
simp: 农夫

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Firefighter

English: Firefighter
Pinyin: xiāofángduìyuán
trad: 消防隊員
simp: 消防队员

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Fortune Teller

English: Fortune Teller
Pinyin: suàn mìng shī
trad: 算命師
simp: 算命师

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Model

English: Model
Pinyin: mótèer
trad: 模特兒
simp: 模特儿

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Monk

English: Monk
Pinyin: héshang
trad: 和尚
simp: 和尚

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Mover

English: Mover
Pinyin: bānyùn gōng
trad: 搬運工
simp: 搬运工

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Nun

English: Nun
Pinyin: nígū
trad: 尼姑
simp: 尼姑

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Nurse

English: Nurse
Pinyin: hùshi
trad: 護士
simp: 护士

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Pharmacist

English: Pharmacist
Pinyin: yàojìshī
trad: 藥劑師
simp: 药剂师

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Police Officer

English: Police Officer
Pinyin: jǐngchá
trad: 警察
simp: 警察

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Radio Announcer

English: Radio Announcer
Pinyin: bōyīn yuán
trad: 播音員
simp: 播音员

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Sailor

English: Sailor
Pinyin: chuányuán
trad: 船員
simp: 船员

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Secretary

English: Secretary
Pinyin: mìshū
trad: 秘書
simp: 秘书

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Soccer Player

English: Soccer Player
Pinyin: zúqiú yuán
trad: 足球員
simp: 足球员

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Teacher

English: Teacher
Pinyin: lǎoshī
trad: 老師
simp: 老师

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Welder

English: Welder
Pinyin: hàn jiē gōng
trad: 焊接工
simp: 焊接工

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