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蚊 wén / mosquito /
林 lín / woods / forest / surname Lin
Does anyone know how to say "bug spray" and/or "repellent" in Chinese? For example if I wanted to go to a store to buy spray/lotion for keeping mosquitoes away or if I wanted to buy a spray can to kill bugs in my house?
Luckily I don't have these problems but I am curious on how to say it. Dictionary searches didn't help much.
You can also try to translate this:
There are many mosquitoes in the forest.
Make an example sentence or two and include 汉字, Pinyin & English if possible.
there is actually a way to say that, you can use this
在苏格兰的林， 没有蚊。 太冷了！
Zài Sūgélán de lín, méiyǒu wén. tài lěng le!
There are no mosquitoes in Scottish forests - it's too cold!
Hey Gillian! Bravo, your sentence is very good!
just a quick note: "forest" is 森林 Sēnlín.
and it's better if you add a preposition(in your chinese sentence) using “里” Lǐ which means: inside/in; to indicate that there are no mosquito in the forest.
Also, you can omit "在" as it means: at; and it'd be more natural and proper in the grammar aspect if you do.
just like this
苏格兰的森林里没有蚊子。 <--蚊子 is the same with 蚊 but 蚊子 sounds more natural.
:D hope it helps! good job!
hey Wen Zhuo, thanks for your help!
but i think mosquito coil or mosquito repellent incense is called 蚊香 isn't it?
Thanks for the info!
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