Qing Wen – Nouns Becoming Adjectives! (Part 1)

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Key Words/Phrases

有钱
yǒuqián
rich

John很有钱。

John hěn yǒuqián.
John is very rich.

我没钱。

wǒ méiqián.
I don’t have money. (Also: I’m not rich.)

有用

yǒuyòng
useful

我们今天的这个课很有用。

wǒmen jīntiān de zhè gè kè hěn yǒuyòng.
Our lesson today is very useful.

没用

méiyòng
useless

手机坏了,没用了。

shǒujī huài le, méiyòng le.
The cell phone is broken. It’s useless.

你太没用了。

nǐ tài méiyòng le.
You’re so useless.

有名

yǒumíng
famous

Jenny在ChinesePod很有名。

Jenny zài ChinesePod hěn yǒumíng.
At ChinesePod, Jenny is very famous.

没名气

méi míngqì
not famous, unknown

有意思

yǒu yìsi
interesting, fun

这本书很有意思。

zhè běn shū hěn yǒu yìsi.
This book is really interesting.

这个游戏很有意思。

zhè gè yóuxì hěn yǒu yìsi.
This game is really fun.

没意思

méi yìsi
not interesting

有趣

yǒuqù
fun, funny

没趣,无趣

méiqù, wúqù
not fun

有空

yǒukòng
free (to have free time)

你晚上有空吗?

nǐ wǎnshang yǒukòng ma?
Are you free tonight?

我周末没空。

wǒ zhōumò méikòng.
I’m not free this weekend.

有事

yǒushì
busy (to have something to do)

我今晚有事。所以没空。

wǒ jīnwǎn yǒushì. suǒyǐ méikòng.
I’m busy tonight. So I’m not free.

有意义

yǒu yìyì
meaningful

当志愿者是一件很有意义的事。

dāng zhìyuànzhě shì yī jiàn hěn yǒu yìyì de shì.
Being a volunteeer is a really meaningful thing.

学汉语是一件有意义的事。也很有意思。

xué hànyǔ shì yī jiàn yǒu yìyì de shì. yě hěn yǒu yìsi.
Studying Chinese is a very meaningful thing. It’s also very interesting.

没有意义

méiyǒu yìyì
meaningless

有帮助

yǒu bāngzhù
helpful

电脑对大家的工作很有帮助。

diànnǎo duì dàjiā de gōngzuò hěn yǒu bāngzhù.
Computers are very helpful for everyone’s jobs.

玩游戏对我学习汉语没有帮助。

wán yóuxì duì wǒ xuéxí hànyǔ méiyǒu bāngzhù.
Playing video games isn’t helpful for my Chinese.

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