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14 Chinese Words and Phrases for Valentine’s Day Using the Word Heart

Have you realized how many phrases have “heart” in them?

Know something by heart, wear you heart on your sleeve, get to the heart of the matter… just to name a few.

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day (情人节 – qíng rén jié), here are 14 Mandarin Chinese vocabulary words and phrases containing “heart” that can be used all year round. 


 

The 14 Chinese Words and Phrases for Valentine’s Day

14. 花心 (huā xīn): unfaithful; be fickle in love

这说明我们的女同胞虽然像男人一样花心

zhè shuō míng wǒ men de nǚ tóng bāo suī rán xiàng nán rén yī yàng huā xīn

This means that our women compatriots are just as unfaithful as men.

 

13. 开心 (kāi xīn): happy

这样的胜利不能够让他开心起来

zhè yàng de shèng lì bù néng gòu ràng tā kāi xīn qǐ lái

This kind of victory is not enough to make him be happy.

 

12. 伤心 (shāng xīn): sad; hurt; heart broken

孩子丢了苹果手机非常伤心

hái zi diū le píng guǒ shǒu jī fēi cháng shāng xīn

The child lost his Apple Iphone and felt really sad.

 

11. 小心 (xiǎo xīn): careful

今天细雪轻落小心出行

jīn tiān xì xuě qīng luò xiǎo xīn chū xíng

Be careful going outside with today’s light falling flurries

 

10. 爱心 (ài xīn): love

今年的爱心慰问活动何时开始

jīn nián de ài xīn wèi wèn huó dòng hé shí kāi shǐ

This year’s expressing love activities has already started.

 

9. 细心 (xì xīn): careful; attentive

就因为这样我们得要更细心观察

jiù yīn wèi zhè yàng wǒ men děi yào gèng xì xīn guān chá

It’s because it’s like this that we need observe even more carefully.


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8. 操心 (cāo xīn): worry

上亿农民工操心

shàng yì nóng mín gōng cāo xīn

There are more than a hundred million worried migrant workers

 

7. 诚心 (chéng xīn): sincere; earnest

看房的人还是比较诚心

kàn fáng de rén hái shì bǐ jiào chéng xīn de

The security guard watching the house is rather sincere.

 

6. 粗心 (cū xīn): careless

粗心旅客丢了回家火车票

cū xīn lǚ kè diū le huí jiā huǒ chē piào

The careless traveler lost his ticket to return home

 

5. 担心 (dān xīn): worry

再也不用担心比隔壁小强少1分了

zài yě bù yòng dān xīn bǐ gé bì xiǎo qiáng shǎo 1 fēn le

I no longer have to worry about getting 1 less point than neighbor Little Qiang.

 

4. 关心 (guān xīn): care about; be concerned about

他坦言,自己只关心湖人能不能拿冠军

tā tǎn yán, zì jǐ zhǐ guān xīn hú rén néng bù néng ná guàn jūn

He admitted, he only cares if the Lakers can get the championship.

 

3. 点心 (diǎn xīn): dessert; snack

能帮忙减肥的点心有哪些

néng bāng máng jiǎn féi de diǎn xīn yǒu nǎ xiē

What are some snacks that can help lose weight?

 

2. 恶心 (ě xīn): disgusting; gross; sick

听着名字就觉得恶心,绝对不会买

tīng zhe míng zì jiù jué de ě xīn, jué duì bù huì mǎi

Just listening to the name makes me sick, I definitely won’t buy it

 

1. 放心 (fàng xīn): relax; rest assured; don’t worry

市民可以放心购买

shì mín kě yǐ fàng xīn gòu mǎi

The public can rest assured and buy

   

There are still tons of other phrases with “heart” in it, what are some you think should be added to this list? Comment below!

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