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Playing Mahjong

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ID: 1883V Upper-Intermediate
If you've been to China, you've probably seen locals engaged in one of the Middle Kingdom's favorite pastimes, mahjong. The unrecognizable tiles and rules may be intimidating at first, but with today's ChinesePod lesson, you'll be ready to jump right in. However, we don't guarantee you'll be beating any elderly Chinese veterans any time soon! You can also find this video lesson on both Tudou and Vimeo!
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打麻将 dǎ májiàng to play mahjong
三缺一 sānquēyī three missing one
洗牌 xǐpái shuffle cards, mix tiles
条子 tiáozi bamboo
ài ,Jiājia ,lái dǎ májiàng ba !
Hi, Jia Jia. Come play mahjong!
bù lái le 。míngtiān hái yào shàngbān ne 。
I can't. I have to work tomorrow.
āiyōu ,wǒmen sānquēyī 。nǐ lái ba !dǎ yīhuǐr jiù zǒu 。
Argh, we have three and just need one more. Come! Just play a bit and then go.
hǎohǎohǎo 。
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