In this lesson, we’ll talk about various types of fish in Chinese “鱼 yú”. Some of these you might find on a plate garnished with lemon, and some you might see on a snorkeling trip or in a fish tank peeking out from behind some coral! Either way, this is important vocabulary to know while traveling.
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The black carp
Jellyfish (as a food or dish, not as the animal)
The common carp
Tàibàngle! You now have a new set of words to add to your Chinese vocabulary list! Chinese food can contain many new and diverse flavors. If you see any of these fish on a Chinese menu, be brave and order something new. You won’t be disappointed!
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