Friday, 14 March 2008

双人房 – shuāng rén fang – double room

Today we shall learn the Mandarin word for a double hotel room. It is双人房.

The first character is双, shuāng meaning twin or double. It is pronounced sh-wong with a 1st or high, level tone.

The second character 人 is rén meaning a person or people. It is pronounced ren with a 2nd or rising tone.

The third character is 房, fáng meaning a room, or a bedroom. It is pronounced fang with a 2nd or rising tone.

To ask for a double room you could use the phrase 我要双人房. Wǒ yào shuāng rén fang.