The Mandarin Chinese word for “Eat”” is 吃 – Chī.
吃 Chī – eat
Is frequently used with an object, but can be used alone
Here are some examples of how to use this word:
- 我要吃饭 Wǒ yào chīfàn – I want to eat (a meal)
- 你在吃什么？ Nǐ zài chī shénme? – What are you eating?
- 这个不好吃 Zhège bù hǎo chī – this doesn’t taste good (is “bad eating”)