内 (nei): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 3, 2018

内 (Chinese PinYin: [nèi]; traditional Chinese:內) may mean: (1) noun. interior; (2) noun. one’s wife; (3) noun. internal organs; (4) noun. heart; (5) noun. the imperial palace. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 内存 (internal storage; RAM), 内部 (inside), 内行 (expert), 内衣 ( underwear), 内地 (inland), 内乱 (domestic turmoil), 内服 (oral administration), 内勤 (office work).

1. How to pronounce 内?

Chinese Pinyin: [nèi]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 内

Synonyms: 里

Antonyms: 外

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 内 .

Fixed expression: 内容 (content), 内心 (one’s heart), 内存 (internal storage; RAM), 内部 (inside), 内行 (expert), 内衣 ( underwear), 内地 (inland), 内乱 (domestic turmoil), 内服 (oral administration), 内勤 (office work), 几内亚 (Guinea), 内蒙古 (Inner Mongolia), 内阁大臣 (cabinet minister), 内功 (internal exercises), 内涵 (hidden depths), 内子 (my wife), 室内 (indoor)

Collocation: 内在美 (internal beauty), 国内的 (domestic),

Idioms: 内忧外患 (domestic trouble and foreign invasion), 外柔内刚 (soft on the outside but firm on the inside), 分内之事 (a matter within one’s duties), 内外交困 (be beset with troubles internally and externally),

Terminologies: 内分泌 (internal secretion),

4. How to use 内 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 内.

4.1 我觉得露西内心很强大, 有着令人难以置信的自信,虽然她有时也有点专横跋扈

Translation: I happen to think that Lucy is strong and has incredible self-confidence, although she is a little overbearing at times.

4.2 肯德基在北京的第一家店已经有30年了,但它仍然是国内市场的卫冕冠军。

Translation: It may have been 30 years since its first store in Beijing, but KFC is still the reigning champion of the domestic market.

4.3 也许他就藏在储物室内。

Translation: Maybe he is hiding in the storage room.

4.4 你内在的天使除了希望成为一个完整的人已别无他求。

Translation: The angel inside you wants nothing more than to become fully human.

4.5 居住在中国的外国人在驾车时都需要拥有中国的驾驶证。 驾考的其中一项内容就是英语的驾驶理论考试。

Translation: Foreigners living in China are confronted with the necessity of having a Chinese drivers license, when they want to drive. Part of the examination is a theoretical drivers test in English.

4.6 预计中国智能家居市场在2017-2024年时间段内将以44.30%的复合年增长率增长。

Translation: It is anticipated that China Smart Homes Market will grow with a CAGR of 44.30 percent during the forecast period 2017-2024.

4.7 保暖内衣是如何发挥作用的呢?

Translation: How does thermal underwear work?

4.8 超模是一个高薪酬的时装模特工作,通常在世界范围内享有声誉,往往有着高级时装和商业模特的基础。

Translation: A supermodel is a highly paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling.

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