Chinese Vocabulary Word List for Computers and the Internet

Ultimate Chinese Vocabulary Word List for Computers and the Internet
Do you know how to say “tweet” in Chinese?

How about “email” or “blogger”?

Do you know the Chinese counterparts to Youtube, Google and Facebook?

If you’re curious, our Mandarin Chinese vocabulary list for computers and the internet has you covered – enjoy!

Types of Internet People

blogger —— 博主 —— bó zhŭ

male tech geek who stays home all the time —— 宅男 —— zhái nán

female tech geek who stays home all the time —— 宅女 —— zhái nǚ

internet friend—–网友—–wǎng yǒu

netizen —— 网络公民 —— wăng luò gōng mín

“human flesh search engine” (not a person but the phenomenon) —— 人肉搜索 —— rén ròu sōu suŏ

hacker —— 黑客 —— hēi kè

venture capital (not a person, but venture capital itself) —— 风险投资 —— fēng xiǎn tóu zī

user —— 用户 —— yòng hù

administrator —— 管理员 —— guăn lĭ yuán

moderator—–版主—–bǎn zhǔ

programmer —— 程序设计师 —— chéng xù shè jì shī

computer programming (the activity not the person) —— 电脑编程 —— diàn năo biān chéng

developer —— 开发人员 —— kāi fā rén yuán

Famous Computer / Internet People

Alibaba founder —— 马云 —— mă yún

Baidu (China’s most populous search engine) founder —— 李彦红 —— lĭ yàn hóng

Former Microsoft and Google China CEO —— 李开复 —— lĭ kāi fù

Foxconn CEO —— 郭台铭—— guō tái míng

Lenovo founder —— 柳传志 —— liŭ chuán zhì

Tencent CEO —— 马化腾 —– mǎ huà téng

Internet sites

the internet —— 互联网 —— hù lián wăng

Baidu (Chinese Google – most popular search engine ) —— 百度 —— băi dù

Sina (Chinese Yahoo) —— 新浪网 —— xīn làng wǎng

Google —— 谷歌 —— gǔ gē

Kaixinwang (social networking site, mainly for professionals) —— 开心网 —— kāi xīn wăng

Renrenwang (social networking site, mainly for students) —— 人人网 —— rén rén wǎng

Weibo (means “microblogging” and is like Chinese Twitter) —— 微博 —— wēi bó

Youku (Chinese Youtube) —— 优酷 —— yōu kù

QQ (Chinese instant messaging program) —— QQ

Taobao (Chinese eBay – site for online shopping ) —— 淘宝 táo băo

search engine —— 搜索引擎 —— sōu suŏ yĭn qíng

Things to Do and Types of Sites

social network —— 社交网络 —— shè jiāo wăng luò

e-commerce —— 电子商务 —— diàn zĭ shāng wù

podcast —— 播客 —— bō kè

blog —— 博客 —— bó kè

webpage —— 网页 —— wăng yè

chartroom —— 聊天室 —— liáo tiān shì

internet cafe —— 网吧 —— wăng bā

bbs —— 论坛 —— lùn tán

computer game —— 电脑游戏 —— diàn năo yóu xì

video game —— 电玩 —— diàn wán

internet game —— 网游(网络游戏)—— wǎng yóu

internet shopping —— 网购(网上购物)—— wǎng gòu

Internet “Verbs”

tweet (from Weibo, China’s Twitter) —— 发微博 —— fā wēi bó

a post (on a blog) —— 帖子 —— tiě zi

online —— 上线 —— shàng xiàn

offline —— 离线 —— lí xiàn

comment —— 评论 —— píng lùn

reply —— 回复 —— huí fù

accept —— 接收 —— jiē shōu

decline —— 拒绝 —— jù jué

register —— 注册 —— zhù cè

login /signin —— 登录 —— dēng lù

download —— 下载 —— xià zăi

upload —— 上传 —— shàng chuán

click —— 点击 —— diăn jī

double-click —— 双击 —— shuāng jī

Email

inbox —— 邮箱 —— yóu xiāng

an email —— 邮件 —— yóu jiàn

to send an email —— 发邮件 —— fā yóu jiàn

to forward —— 转发—— zhuǎn fā

to cc —— 抄送 —— chāo sòng

spam —— 垃圾邮件 —— lā jī yóu jiàn

file —— 文件 —— wén jiàn

document —— 文件 —— wén jiàn

access —— 接入 —— jiē rù

attachment —— 附件 —— fù jiàn

chart —— 表格 —— biăo gé

virus —— 病毒 —— bìng dú

Computer Hardware

hardware —— 硬件 —— yìng jiàn

computer —— 电脑 —— diàn năo

screen —— 屏幕 —— píng mù

keyboard —— 键盘 —— jiàn pán

key (on a keyboard) —— 键 —— jiàn

desktop computer —— 台式机 —— tái shì jī

mouse —— 鼠标 —— shŭ biāo

monitor —— 显示器—–xiǎn shì qì

CPU—– CPU

design —— 设计 —— shè jì

Computer Hardware Accessories

software —— 软件 —— ruăn jiàn

speakers —— 音响 —— yīn xiăng

microphone —— 话筒 —— huà tŏng

AC adapter —— AC适配器 —— AC shì pèi qì

disc —— 碟 —— dié

printer —— 打印机 —— dă yìn jī

button —— 按钮 —— àn niǔ

fax —— 传真 —— chuán zhēn

scanner —— 扫描仪 —— săo miáo yí

external hard drive —— 移动硬盘 —— yí dòng yìng pán

USB drive —— U盘—— U pán

Mobile Computer Hardware

laptop —— 笔记本 —— bǐ jì běn

touchpad —— 触摸板 —— chù mō băn

USB Interfaces —— USB接口 —— USB jiē kǒu

Mobile Devices

mobile device —— 移动设备 —— yí dòng shè bèi

device —— 设备 —— shè bèi

smartphone —— 智能手机 —— zhì néng shŏu jī

touchscreen —— 触摸屏 —— chù mō píng

camera —— 摄像头 —— shè xiàng tóu

earphones —— 耳机 —— ěr jī

headphones —— 头戴式耳机 —— tóu dài shì ěr jī

battery —— 电池 —— diàn chí

charger—–充电器 —— chōng diàn qì

data cable —— 数据线 —— shù jù xiàn

memory card —— 存储卡 —— cún chŭ kă

slots —— 插槽 —— chā cáo

Mobile Device Related

text message —— 短信 —— duǎnxìn

to send a text message —— 发短信— fā duǎnxìn

signal —— 信号 —— xìn hào

power —— 电源 —— diàn yuán

wireless —— 无线 —— wú xiàn

data —— 数据 —— shù jù

wifi —— 无线局域网 —— wú xiàn jú yù wăng

bluetooth —— 蓝牙 —— lán yá

iPhone

swipe (on a iphone) —— 滑动 —— huá dòng

iPhone app —— iPhone 应用程序 —— iPhone yìng yòng chéng xù

iPhone app (another way to say it) —— iPhone 应用软件 —— iPhone yìng yòng ruǎn jiàn

app store —— 应用商店 —— yìng yòng shāng diàn

apple store —— 苹果零售店 —— píng guŏ líng shòu diàn

case —— 保护壳 —— băo hù ké

unlock —— 解锁 —— jiě suǒ

Browser Interface Terms

desktop —— 桌面 —— zhuō miàn

homepage —— 主页 —— zhŭ yè

menu bar —— 菜单栏 —— cài dān lán

link —— 链接 —— liàn jiē

internet address —— 网址 —— wăng zhĭ

address —— 地址 —— dì zhĭ

bookmark —— 书签 —— shū qiān

keyword —— 关键字 —— guān jiàn zì

pixel —— 像素 —— xiàng sù

bookmark —— 收藏夹——shōu cáng jiā

backup —— 备份 —— bèi fèn

image —— 图片 —— tú piàn

video —— 视频 —— shì pín

Technical Internet Terms

system —— 系统 —— xì tŏng

network —— 网络 —— wăng luò

firewall —— 防火墙 —— fáng huŏ qiáng

cloud computing —— 云计算 —— yún jì suàn

digital —— 数码的 —— shù mă de

broadband —— 宽带 —— kuān dài

memory —— 内存 —— nèi cún

meg (short for megabyte) —— 兆 (short for 兆字节) —— zhào (short zhào for zì jié)

gig (short for gigabyte) —— 千 (short for 千兆字节) —— qiān (short for qiān zhào zì jié)

We hope you find this vocabulary list helpful when you need Chinese vocabulary words for computers or the internet!

Source: fluentu

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