Foul your mouth—while expanding your Mandarin vocabulary—with a guide to the phrases that could get you a laugh . . . or a punch in the face.
Next time you’re traveling or just chattin’ in Chinese with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including:Cool slangFunny insultsExplicit sex termsRaw swear words
Dirty Chinese teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of China:What’s up? Zenmeyàng?Fuck it, let’s party. Qù tama, zánmen chuqù feng ba.Who farted? Shéi fàng de pì?Wanna try doggy-style? Yàobù zánliar shìshì gou cào shì?Son of a bitch! Gouniángyang de!I’m getting smashed. Wo ganjué heduo le.I can’t eat this shit! Wo chi bù xià qù!