Friday, 21 March 2008

行李 – xíng lǐ - luggage

The characters 行李, xíng lǐ mean luggage.

xíng is pronounced shing with a 2nd or rising tone.

lǐ is pronounced lee with a 3rd or falling and rising tone.

A useful phrase is 我的行李找不到, wǒ de xíng lǐ zhǎo bù dào, which means “I’ve lost my luggage.”