30 terms

Ab Initio Chinese - Professions

STUDY
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职业
zhí yè - profession, occupation
工人
gōng rén - worker
工程师
gōng chéng shī - engineer
厨师
chú shī - chef
律师
lǜ shī - lawyer
老师/教师
lǎo shī / jiào shī - teacher
教授
jiào shòu - professor
会计
kuài jì - accountant
公务员
gōng wù yuán - civil servant
科学家
kē xué jiā - scientist
画家
huà jiā - painter (art)
艺术家
yì shù jiā - artist
作家
zuò jiā - writer
记者
jì zhě - journalist, reporter
经理
jīng lǐ - manager
医生
yī shēng - doctor
大夫
dài fu - doctor
护士
hù shi - nurse
农民
nóng mín - peasant, farmer
商人
shāng rén - business person
生意人
shēng yi rén - business person
司机
sī jī - driver
演员
yǎn yuán - actor/actress
职员
zhí yuán - office worker, staff member, clerk
服务员
fú wù yuán - waiter/waitress
秘书
mì shū - secretary
翻译
fān yì - translator, interpreter
自由职业
zì yóu zhí yè - self-employed
家庭主妇
jiā tíng zhǔ fù - house wife
退休
tuì xiū - retired, to retire