Body Parts in Chinese

We often don’t realize it but being able to talk about parts of your body is surprisingly important in everyday life. To help you with that, below we have put together a list of the most important body parts in Chinese. For more vocabularies like that, take a look at our learning resources for Chinese at the end of the page.

head头 (tóu)
nose鼻子 (bí zi)
hair头发 (tóu fa)
mouth嘴 (zuǐ)
ear耳朵 (ěr duo)
eye眼睛 (yǎn jing)
hand手 (shǒu)
foot脚 (jiǎo)
heart心脏 (xīn zàng)
brain大脑 (dà nǎo)
neck脖子 (bó zi)
bottom屁股 (pì gu)
shoulder肩膀 (jiān bǎng)
knee膝盖 (xī gài)
leg腿 (tuǐ)
arm胳膊 (gē bo)
belly肚子 (dù zi)
back背 (bèi)
tooth牙 (yá)
tongue舌头 (shé tou)
lip嘴唇 (zuǐ chún)
finger手指 (shǒu zhǐ)
toe脚趾 (jiǎo zhǐ)
stomach胃 (wèi)
lung肺 (fèi)
liver肝 (gān)
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