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Mandarin Glossary – General

for Public Service Interpreting

 

A
Abstract摘要
Acknowledgement Receipt确认收
A1 Café

Fantastic, brill, fab, top café

A1 咖啡

极佳, , , 级的

Admin Council on the

Employee’s Guarantee Fund

雇员担基金

 

B
Backstroke (swimming) ()
Backwardslooking向后看
Brave to a fault异常勇
Breaststroke (swimming) ()
BTU (British Thermal Unit)英热单位
Built-up area建筑面积
Bulletin新闻简报
Bullish Stance红股
Bumper保险杠
Bus/Cycle Lane汽车、行车
Buzzword术语

 

C
Calling into question质疑
Camera Ready Artwork可立即照制术品
Camp (Gay) 性恋
Catch up with the spirit of the age

To keep up with modern, young, Advancement

赶上时的精

跟上现,年人的

Century, 19th19 世纪
Change Gears换档
Change lanes变换车道
Chat Rooms聊天室
Checkin counters (airport)登机柜机场
Commonplace普通;见的事物
Cooler

eg. in a machine

冷却装置

例如 机器中

Corn v. Maize玉米对
Crawl (swimming)自由 游泳
Cruise巡航,巡游
Customer Service客户服务
Custard Pies奶油派
D
Darky quips, making冷笑话,说
DD (Direct Debit)直接自
Defending a thesis为论文答辩
Dent (in car) 车)
Desired salary to be defined明确期工资对期加以定
Diminished giant syndrome减少巨综合
Dipped Headlights近光灯
Disabled parking spaces残疾人
DIY Store自己动商店
Dolphin stroke (swimming)海豚式蝶泳
Drawn into, to be卷入
Driver’s Licence

see Provisional

驾驶执照

暂时性

Dual Carriageway双车
Dull Backcloth暗淡的
DVLA

(Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency)

驾驶员机动辆驾

 

E
Earmarked特定用途
Economic Exploitation

use for profit

经济开发

用于利润

Education Centres for Infants幼儿教
Effectiveness
Efficiency效率
Enlist, to (to enrol, to inventory) 记,
Entry phone门铃电;应通话
Essentially本质上
Establishes建立
Exciting Challenge令人兴
Exemplificative范例
Extension (telephone)

 

F
Featured Products

selected products/items / marked products

热门产品

特选产、项、标产品

Fish and Chip Shop炸鱼薯条店
Food Allowance膳食津贴
Food Vouchers食品代金券
Free Membership免费会员
Freestyle (swimming)

Full Beams (headlights)

自由式游泳

全梁(大灯)

Full Rant完全愤怒
Further Education进修

 

G
Gay同性恋
Get the same raspberry得到相
Globally (refers to the globe)

see on the whole”

全球 基于

参考“部”

Goatee beard山羊须
Goes down your throat令人难过
Good knowledge of, (experience with)知识良好, 经验
Graduates毕业生
Graduating, is毕业于
Greenwash绿色外公司树立持环境护的

散布的假信息)

 Grip Truck (Cinema)(拍摄影或视的电影

 

H
Half-term半学期
Heritage遗产
HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle)重货机
High-Lift (also called ForkLift)起重
High-Lift Truck起重卡车
Honorary Degree荣誉学位

 

I
I.e. (abbrev)也就是,即
Icy and isolated racial integrity冰冷孤种族
Income Support低收入
Indoor car park室内停车场
Industrial Estate工业区
Infrastructure基础设施
It is argued有讨论指出

 

J
Joint (drug)合成药药品
Joint (prison)(美)监狱

 

K
Kerb路缘
Key Stage 1 and 2关键阶段1关键2
Keyword关键字

 

L
Landless Workers Movement无产工
Large Landowner大地主
Leading the news主导新闻
Leaner, meaner Companies精简公司
Leisure Centre康乐中心
LGV (Light Goods Vehicle)

see HGV

轻装机

见重物动车辆

Lieutenant General中将
Light Waves光波
Lost and found (airport)失物认(机场)
Lost property遗失的英)
Lower Divisions or Basic Divisions下层分或基

 

M
Make a point, used to立论
Master‘s degree thesis (USA)

see Doctor’s degree

硕士论国)

参考;士学位

Membership agreement会员协议
Membership increased tenfold会员增
Meritocracy英才教;精英
Minor Road次要道路
Mob of dervishes伊斯兰的暴
MOT验车测试
Multicenter study多中心研究

 

N
New Age Travellers

(not gipsies)

新时代(指有着价值观过着

非传统活的人) 非流浪汉

 

O
Occupation职业
Oneway system单向系统
On the whole整体上

 

P
Pelican Crossing

see Zebra Crossing

自控人

参考;马线

People who live in glass houses住在玻屋的
Piercing (ears, nose, etc)上穿孔如耳鼻,等)
Plateau effect高原反应
Pledge to maintain承诺保持
Post graduate level本科之
Presidential Guest Speaker总统特演讲嘉宾
Promotions (sale)
Prop支撑
Prop Truck吊车
Provisional Drivers Licence临时驾
Public Awareness公共意识
Pushchair (Stroller)折叠式儿推

 

Q
Quaint Old Question古怪的
Quote (quotation)引用

 

R
Racially radical journalism种族激的新报道
Rainforest热带雨林
Raised the bar提高标准

 

S
Scuttle天窗
Seasoned recruits季节性扩招
Secondary School中学
Sensibility敏感性
Sensitive敏感
Settlement安置;和解
Showroom陈列室
Shuttle Bus (airaport)穿梭巴(机场)
Siren Voice警笛
Socially Excluded被社会排斥
Source Language

(see target language)

源语言

参考:标语言

Southern Africa南非
Spy Mania间谍狂热
Squander, undersell, spend浪费 花费
Stalemate陷入僵局
Stall the car汽车抛锚
Stiff Collars

(regulated, setting his ways)

硬领;常行

(有规,按自己

Stiff upper lips

Put brave face, not show emotion, business as usual

情感不外露

脸上表勇敢, 露情, 一切照旧

Swathed in kilt and tweed绳带包后打
Swerve突然转向
Synchronized swimming花样游泳

 

T
Target language

(see source language)

目标语言

参考:语言

TeaTree Oil

as cream is very commonly used for allergies

茶树油

乳液,用于

Thoughtprovoking发人深思
To bark up the wrong tree认错目标
Toot, a喇叭
Top of the World, to be on世界顶尖
Trying times艰难的时刻

 

U
Underlying基本
Uniform Cap制服帽

 

W
Warehouses, depots or factories仓库,, 工厂
WhiteCollar

Workers (not manual labour) are expected to dress with a degree of formality

白领

期望员(非力劳者) 正式着装

White Lies善意的谎言
Workforce劳动力

 

Y
Youth Centre青年中心

 

Z
Zebra Crossing

see Pelican crossing

斑马线

自控人