The Chinese word 新鲜 means “fresh” or “new”. It is commonly used to describe the freshness of food or the newness of a product. For example, if someone asks if the fish at a restaurant is fresh, you could reply by saying “这条鱼非常新鲜”, which means “this fish is very fresh”.
Adjective: fresh (food, experience, etc.)
|这个水果很新鲜||zhège shuǐguǒ hěn xīnxiān||This fruit is very fresh|
|我们只用新鲜的食材做饭||wǒmen zhǐ yòng xīnxiān de shícài zuòfàn||We only use fresh ingredients to cook|
|这家餐厅的菜很新鲜，很好吃||zhè jiā cāntīng de cài hěn xīnxiān, hěn hǎo chī||The food at this restaurant is very fresh and delicious|
|我们买的鱼非常新鲜，刚刚从海里捕捞上来||wǒmen mǎi de yú fēicháng xīnxiān, gānggāng cóng hǎilǐ bǔlāo shànglái||The fish we bought is very fresh, just caught from the sea|
|这家超市的蔬菜非常新鲜，都是当天采摘的||zhè jiā chāoshì de shūcài fēicháng xīnxiān, dōu shì dàngtiān cǎizhāi de||The vegetables at this supermarket are very fresh, all picked on the same day|
|我们需要保证食品的新鲜度||wǒmen xūyào bǎozhèng shípǐn de xīnxiāndù||We need to ensure the freshness of food|
新鲜 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 4.