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Useful words for describing houses, rooms and furniture

Chinese-English vocabulary list with pinyin, for words that describe the places where people live.

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Habitat

家里

jiālǐ

at

home

房子

fángzi

house

别墅

biéshù

pavillon

套房

tàofáng

flat

公寓

gōngyù

building

房东

fángdōng

landlord

购买

gòumǎi

to

buy

租户

zūhù

tenant

房租

fángzū

a

rent

to

rent

搬家

bānjiā

to

move

装修

zhuāngxiū

to

do

work

(house)

Rooms

mén

door

门铃

ménlíng

doorbell

信箱

xìnxiāng

mailbox

花园

huāyuán

garden

入口

rùkǒu

entrance

阁楼

gélóu

attic

阳台

yángtái

balcony

楼梯

lóutī

stairs

窗户

chuānghù

window

车库

chēkù

garage

地下室

dìxiàshì

basement

房间

fángjiān

room

走廊

zǒuláng

corridor

起居室

qǐjūshì

living

room

客厅

kètīng

living

room

卧室

wòshì

bedroom

书房

shūfáng

study

厨房

chúfáng

kitchen

浴室

yùshì

bathroom

厕所

Furniture

家具

jiājù

Furniture

chuáng

bed

被子

bèizi

quilt

枕头

zhěntou

pillow

椅子

yǐzi

chair

桌子

zhuōzi

table

凳子

dèngzǐ

stool

镜子

jìngzi

mirror

衣柜

yīguì

wardrobe

柜子

guìzi

cabinet

书桌

shūzhuō

desk

台灯

táidēng

table

lamp

书架

shūjià

bookshelf

窗帘

chuānglián

curtain

地毯

dìtǎn

carpet

沙发

shāfā

sofa

茶几

chájī

little

table

烟灰缸

yānhuīgāng

ashtray

洗手池

xǐshǒuchí

washbasin

淋浴器

línyù

shower

浴缸

yùgān

bathtub