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How do You Say “Rice” in Chinese?

Rice is fundamental for Chinese people. How do you say “rice” in Chinese? The following below are the expressions Chinese people use. This lesson is going to teach you basic Chinese words and some practical sentences for daily use. Let’s learn them together!

say rice in chinese
say “rice” in Chinese


dà mǐ



mǐ fàn


For example,

Wǒ xǐ huān chī dà mǐ.


I like eating rice.

Dà mǐ shì tā men shēng huó de jī běn shí wù. 


Rice is their essential foodstuff in life.

Wǒ wǔfàn chīle yì wǎn mǐfàn.


I had a bowl of rice for lunch.

Bàba de pán zi lǐ chéng mǎn le mǐ fàn.


Dad’s plate was piled high with rice.

How do you say “rice” in Chinese? – That’s all for this lesson with the “How do You Say” Series! Don’t forget to use it in real life!

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