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ID: 1083 Intermediate
Ever since Marco Polo brought ravioli to China, the Chinese have loved making dumplings. It's an essential part of celebrating the New Year. In today's podcast, learn how to talk in Chinese about wrapping, boiling and eating these magical little pockets of deliciousness.
Tue Jan 27 2009 | John , Jenny
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|皮儿||pír||skin or wrapper|
|包饺子||bāo jiǎozi||to wrap dumplings|
xiànr tiáo hǎo le ，nǐmen liǎ kuài lái bāo jiǎozi a 。
The filling is all ready. Quick, you two, come make dumplings!
hǎo ，wǒ lái gǎn pír ba 。
OK, I'll roll the wrappers.
wǒ cónglái méi bāo guo ，nǐmen yào jiāo wǒ a ！
I've never made dumplings. You guys will need to teach me!
méiwèntí 。kàn ，xiān bǎ pír tān zài shǒu shàng ，ránhòu fàng xiànr ，zài bǎ biānr niē jǐn 。
No problem. Look, first spread out the wrapper on your hand. Then put on the filling, and then pinch the edges tightly.
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