The Chinese word 电影 literally means “electric shadow” and is commonly used to refer to movies or films. It is a compound word made up of 电, which means “electricity” or “electric”, and 影, which means “shadow” or “image”. The word is widely used in Chinese-speaking countries and is an important part of the entertainment industry. When talking about going to the movies, Chinese speakers would use the phrase “看电影”, which means “watching a movie”.
Noun: movie, film
|我喜欢看电影||wǒ xǐhuān kàn diànyǐng||I like watching movies|
|这个电影很有趣||zhège diànyǐng hěn yǒuqù||This movie is very interesting|
|我们今晚一起去看电影吧||wǒmen jīnwǎn yīqǐ qù kàn diànyǐng ba||Let’s go watch a movie together tonight|
|这是一部很感人的电影||zhè shì yī bù hěn gǎnrén de diànyǐng||This is a very touching movie|
|你看过这部电影吗？||nǐ kànguò zhè bù diànyǐng ma?||Have you seen this movie before?|
|这部电影的音乐很好听||zhè bù diànyǐng de yīnyuè hěn hǎotīng||The music in this movie is very nice to listen to|
|她在电影里扮演了一个重要的角色||tā zài diànyǐng lǐ bàn yǎnle yī gè zhòngyào de juésè||She played an important role in the movie|
|这部电影的特效非常逼真||zhè bù diànyǐng de tèxiào fēicháng bīzhēn||The special effects in this movie are very realistic|
电影 is part of HSK Level 1 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.