How to say chopsticks in Chinese: Cānjīn Zhǐ


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How to say chopsticks in Chinese: Cānjīn Zhǐ

Learning Chinese for travel or study? Let’s try this term:

To say chopsticks in Chinese: Cānjīn Zhǐ
Say it out loud: “Tsan Jin Jrr

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Some more helpful words in our Chinese Table Settings category:

chopsticks – Cānjīn Zhǐ  (Tsan Jin Jrr)
fork – Chāzi  (Cha Dz)
glass – Bēizi  (Bay Dz)
knife – Dāo  (Dao)
napkin – Kuàizi  (Kwai Dz)
plate – Pánzi  (Pan Dz)
spoon – Sháozi  (Shao Dz)

And here’s how to say chopsticks in other languages!

Arabic–Eedaan  (ee daan)
Chinese–Cānjīn Zhǐ  (Tsan Jin Jrr)
Finnish–syömä puikot  (sih oh mah poh ih cot)
Japanese–Hashi  (Hah Shee)
Korean–Jeosgarak  (Jut Kka Rak)
Polish–pałeczki  (pa ue' tchkee)
Portuguese–Guardanapo  (goo-ahr dah nah poo)
Vietnamese–Đôi Đua  (Doy Duu-Uh)

You will need to know how to use "chopsticks" if you plan on visiting China. But before you learn which end to hold, you will need to know what to call "chopsticks" (Cānjīn Zhǐ) in Chinese. So there you go. Now all you need is to ask someone to teach you how to use them, which brings us to other phrases in Chinese that you can instantly access Chinese from our Language Set.


Fred Bane
Biography: Fred Bane is a media producer and translator living in Nanjing China. Since graduating with a BA in International Relations from American University in 2007, Fred has lived in Vietnam and then China, where he received a Masters in Ethnography from Nanjing University in 2012. Fred currently works for a non-profit organization involved in education and cultural exchange, and moonlights as a Chinese-English medical translator.
Born: Portland, Oregon, USA
Location: Nanjing, China
Website : Ameson Education and Culture Exchange Foundation

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