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What Are You Not Used To 你對什麼不習慣 in Chinese

If you are asking generally what sorts of things that someone is not used to, you ask:

 

你對什麼不習慣?

(你) (對) (什麼) (不) (習慣

(ㄋㄧˇ) (ㄉㄨㄟˋ) (ㄕㄣˊ ㄇㄜ˙) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

(ni3) (dui4) (shen2 me.) (bu4) (xi2 guan4)

(you) (toward, with regard to) (what) (not) (used to, habit)

What are you not used to?

 

What Are You Not Used To

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you want to direct the question more specifically, the word order gets changed a bit to:

 

你不習慣什麼(東西,食物,天氣,蟲子。。。)

 

你不習慣什麼東西?

(你) (不) (習慣) (什麼) (東西)

(ㄋㄧˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄕㄣˊ ㄇㄜ˙) (ㄉㄨㄥ ㄒㄧ)

(ni3) (bu4) (xi2 guan4) (shen2 me.) (dong1 xi1)

(you) (not) (used to) (what) (things)

What things are you not used to?

 

你不習慣什麼食物?

(你) (不) (習慣) (什麼) (食物)

(ㄋㄧˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄕㄣˊ ㄇㄜ˙) (ㄕˊ ㄨˋ)

(ni3) (bu4) (xi2 guan4) (shen2 me.) (shi2 wu4)

(you) (not) (used to) (what) (food)

What food are you not used to?

 

你不習慣什麼方式?

(你) (不) (習慣) (什麼) (方式)

(ㄋㄧˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄕㄣˊ ㄇㄜ˙) (ㄈㄤ ㄕˋ)

(ni3) (bu4) (xi2 guan4) (shen2 me.) (fang1 shi4)

(you) (not) (used to) (what) (way of life, manner of doing things)

What way of doing things are you not used to?

 

As you may have noticed from the first sentence, the Chinese word translated “used to” also means “habit.”

 

人人都有一些習慣。

(人人)(都)(有)(一些)(習慣)

(ㄖㄣˊ ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄉㄡ) (ㄧㄡˇ) (ㄧ ㄒㄧㄝ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

(ren2 ren2) (dou1) (you3) (yi1 xie1) (xi2 guan4)

(everybody) (all) (to have) (some) (habits)

Everybody/everyone has habits.

 

or we can say -

 

每個人都有一些習慣。

[(每)(個)](人)(都)(有)(一些)(習慣)

[(ㄇㄟˇ)(ㄍㄜ˙)] (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄉㄡ) (ㄧㄡˇ) (ㄧ ㄒㄧㄝ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

[(mei3)(ge.)] (ren2) (dou1) (you3) (yi1 xie1) (xi2 guan4)

[(every)(MW)] (person)(all) (to have) (some) (habit)

Every person has habits.

 

有時候很難改變習慣。

(有時候)(很)(難)(改變)(習慣)

(ㄧㄡˇ ㄕˊ ㄏㄡˋ) (ㄏㄣˇ) (ㄋㄢˊ) (ㄍㄞˇ ㄅㄧㄢˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

(you3 shi2 hou4) (hen3) (nan2) (gai3 bian4) (xi2 guan4)

(sometimes) (very) (difficult/hard) (to change/to vary) (habit/custom)

Sometimes it is very hard to change habits.

 

有時候我們不要改變習慣,因為我們不喜歡變動。

(有時候)(我們)(不)(要)(改變)(習慣),

(ㄧㄡˇ ㄕˊ ㄏㄡˋ) (ㄨㄛˇ ㄇㄣ˙) (ㄅㄨˊ) (ㄧㄠˋ) (ㄍㄞˇ ㄅㄧㄢˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

(you3 shi2 hou4) (wo3 men.) (bu2) (yao4) (gai3 bian4) (xi2 guan4)

(sometimes) (we) (not) (to want) (to change/to alter) (habit)

_____(因為)(我們)(不)(喜歡)(變動)

_____(ㄧㄣ ㄨㄟˋ) (ㄨㄛˇ ㄇㄣ˙) (ㄅㄨˊ) (ㄒㄧˇ ㄏㄨㄢ) (ㄅㄧㄢˋ ㄉㄨㄥˋ)

________(yin1 wei4) (wo3 men.) (bu4) (xi3 huan1) (bian4 dong4)

________(because) (we) (not) (to like) (change/alteration)

Sometimes we don’t want to change habits because we don’t like change.

 

維持老調調很舒服。

(維持)[(老)(調調)](很)(舒服)

(ㄨㄟˊ ㄔˊ) [(ㄌㄠˇ) (ㄉㄧㄠˋ ㄉㄧㄠˋ)] (ㄏㄣˇ) (ㄕㄨ ㄈㄨˊ)

(wei2 chi2) [(lao3)(diao4 diao4)] (hen3) (shu1 fu2)

(to keep) [(old)(tune)] (very) (comfortable)

To keep doing the same old thing is very comfortable.

 

不過常常最好改善成比較好的習慣。

(不過)(常常)(最好)

(ㄅㄨˊ ㄍㄨㄛˋ) (ㄔㄤˊ ㄔㄤˊ) (ㄗㄨㄟˋ ㄏㄠˇ)

(bu2 guo4) (chang2 chang2) (zui4 hao3)

(however) (often) (best) (to develop)

———-[(改善成比較好)(的)](習慣)

———-[(ㄍㄞˇ ㄕㄢˋ ㄔㄥˊ ㄅㄧˇ ㄐㄧㄠˋ ㄏㄠˇ)(ㄉㄜ˙)] (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

———-[(gai3 shan4 chang2 bi3 jiao4 hao3)(de.)] (xi2 guan4)

———-[(comparatively improved)(adjective marker)] (habit)

However, it is often best to develop better habits.

 

例如我現在不習慣穿鞋子。

(例如)(我)(現在)(不)(習慣)(穿)(鞋子)

(ㄌㄧˋ ㄖㄨˊ)(ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄒㄧㄢˋ ㄗㄞˋ) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄔㄨㄢ) (ㄒㄧㄝˊ ㄗ˙)

(li4 ru2)(wo3) (xian4 zai4)  (bu4) (xi2 guan4) (chuan1) (xie2 zi.)

(for instance) (I) (now)  (not) (used to) (to wear) (shoes)

For instance, now I am not used to wearing shoes.

 

光腳丫走路是很自然的習慣!

(光腳丫)(走路)(是)(很)(自然)(的)(習慣)

(ㄍㄨㄤ ㄐㄧㄠˇ ㄧㄚ) (ㄗㄡˇ ㄌㄩˋ) (ㄕˋ) (ㄏㄣˇ) (ㄗˋ ㄖㄢˊ) (ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

(guang1 jiao3 ya1) (zou3 lu4) (shi4) (hen3) (zi4 ran2) (de.) (xi2 guan4)

(bare feet) (to walk) (to be/is) (very) (natural) (adjective marker) (habit/custom)

It is very natural to walk bare foot!

 

我的狗不習慣在外面睡覺。

(我的)(狗)(不習慣)(在)(外面)(睡覺)

(ㄨㄛˇ ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄍㄡˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄗㄞˋ) (ㄨㄞˋ ㄇㄧㄢˋ) (ㄕㄨㄟˋ ㄐㄧㄠˋ)

(wo3 de.) (gou3) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (zai4) (wai4 mian4) (shui4 jiao4)

(my) (dog) (not used to) (at) (outside) (to sleep)

My dog is not used to sleeping outside.

 

我的母雞不習慣有雪在地上。

(我的)(母雞)(不習慣)(有)(雪)(在)(地)(上)

(ㄨㄛˇ ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄇㄨˇ ㄐㄧ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄧㄡˇ) (ㄒㄩㄝˇ)( ㄗㄞˋ) (ㄉㄧˋ) (ㄕㄤˋ)

(wo3 de.) (mu3 ji1) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (you3) (xue3) (zai4) (di4) (shang4)

(my) (mother chicken{s}) (not used to) (to have) (snow) (at) (ground) (on)

My hens are not used to snow on the ground.

 

 

我不習慣吃不同的食物。

(我)(不習慣)(吃)(不)(同)(的)(食物)

(ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄔ) (ㄅㄨˋ) (ㄊㄨㄥˊ) (ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄕˊ ㄨˋ)

(wo3) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (chi1) (bu4) (tong2) (de.) (shi2 wu4)

(I) (not used to) (to eat) (not) (same/common) (adjective marker) (food)

I am not used to eating unusual food.

 

我永遠不習慣坐飛機。

(我)(永遠)(不習慣)(坐)(飛機)

(ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄩㄥˇ ㄩㄢˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄗㄨㄛˋ) (ㄈㄟ ㄐㄧ)

(wo3) (yong3 yuan3) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (zuo4) (fei1 ji1)

(I) (always/perpetually) (not used to) (to sit/to ride) (fly  + machine = airplane)

I am always not used to riding on an airplane./I will never be used to riding on an airplane.

 

 

多半人不習慣睡別的床。

(多半)(人)(不習慣)(睡)(別)(的)(床)

(ㄉㄨㄛ ㄅㄢˋ) (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄕㄨㄟˋ) (ㄅㄧㄝˊ) (ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄔㄨㄤˊ)

(duo1 ban4) (ren2) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (shui4) (bie2) (de.) (chuang2)

(more than half/most) (people) (not used to) (to sleep) (other) (adjective marker) (bed)

Most people are not used to sleeping in a different bed.

 

多半人不習慣跑得很遠,可是我習慣一次跑不少英里的路。

(多半)(人)(不習慣)(跑)(得)(很)(遠)

(ㄉㄨㄛ ㄅㄢˋ) (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄆㄠˇ)( ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄏㄣˇ) (ㄩㄢˇ)

(duo1 ban4) (ren2) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (pao3) (de.) (hen3) (yuan3)

(most) (people) (not used to) (to run) (indicates adverbs will follow) (very) (far)

———-(可是)(我)(習慣)(一次)

———-(ㄎㄜˇ ㄕˋ) (ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄧ ㄘˋ)

———-(ke3 shi4) (wo) (xi2 guan4) (yi1 ci4)

———-(but) (I) (used to) (at one time)

——————–(跑)(不少)(英里)(的)(路)

——————–(ㄆㄠˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄕㄠˇ) (ㄧㄥ ㄌㄧˇ) (ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄌㄩˋ)

——————–(pao3) (bu4 shao3) (ying1 li3) (de.) (lu4)

——————–(to run) (not a few) (miles) (of the) (road)

Most people are not used to running very far, but I am used to running quite a few miles.

 

不管 我在園子裡工作幾年,我仍然 不習慣蟲子!

(不管)(我)(在)(園子)(裡)(工作)(幾)(年)

(ㄅㄨˋ ㄍㄨㄢˇ) (ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄗㄞˋ) (ㄩㄢˊ ㄗ˙) (ㄌㄧˇ) (ㄍㄨㄥ ㄗㄨㄛˋ) (ㄐㄧˇ) (ㄋㄧㄢˊ)

(bu4 guan3) (wo3) (zai4) (yuan2 zi.) (li3) (gong1 zuo4) (ji3) (nian2)

(no matter) (I) (at) (garden) (in) (to work) (several/quite a few) (years)

———-(我)(仍然)(不習慣)(蟲子)

———-(ㄨㄛˇ) (ㄖㄥˊ ㄖㄢˊ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄔㄨㄥˊ ㄗ˙)

———-(wo3) (reng2 ran2) (bu4 xi2 guan4) (chong2 zi.)

———-(I) (still/yet) (not used to) (insects/bugs)

No matter how many years I have worked in the garden, I am still not used to insects.

 

一些變動可能很好,可是太多太快的變動會讓人覺得煩惱。

(一些)(變動)(可能)(很)(好)

(ㄧ ㄒㄧㄝ) (ㄅㄧㄢˋ ㄉㄨㄥˋ) (ㄎㄜˇ ㄋㄥˊ) (ㄏㄣˇ) (ㄏㄠˇ)

(yi1 xie1) (bian4 dong4) (ke3 neng2) (hen3) (hao3)

(some) (change) (possibly) (very) (good)

———-(可是)(太)(多)(太)(快)(的)(變動)

———-(ㄎㄜˇ ㄕˋ) (ㄊㄞˋ) (ㄉㄨㄛ) (ㄊㄞˋ) (ㄎㄨㄞˋ) (ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄅㄧㄢˋ ㄉㄨㄥˋ)

———-(ke3 shi4) (tai4) (duo1) (tai4) (kuai4) (de.) (bian4 dong4)

———-(but) (too) (much) (too) (fast) (adjective marker) (change)

——————–(會)(讓)(人)(覺得)(煩惱)

——————–(ㄏㄨㄟˋ) (ㄖㄤˋ) (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄐㄩㄝˊ ㄉㄜ˙) (ㄈㄢˊ ㄋㄠˇ)

——————–(hui4) (rang4) (ren2) (jue2 de.) (fan2 nao3)

——————–(will) (to make) (people/person) (to feel) (vexed, troubled, worried)

Some change can be good, but too much too fast will make a person feel worried.

 

沒有人會習慣煩惱。

(沒)(有)(人)(會)(習慣)(煩惱)

(ㄇㄟˊ) (ㄧㄡˇ) (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄏㄟˋ) (ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ) (ㄈㄢˊ ㄋㄠˇ)

(mei2) (you3) (ren2) (hui4) (xi2 guan4) (fan2 nao3)

(not) (to have) (people/person) (used to) (trouble)

No one becomes used to trouble.

 

不過每個人都多多少少會有煩惱,即使不習慣。

(不過)(每個)(人)(都)

(ㄅㄨˊ ㄍㄨㄛˋ) (ㄇㄟˇ ㄍㄜ˙) (ㄖㄣˊ) (ㄉㄡ)

(bu2 guo4) (mei3 ge.) (ren2) (dou1)

(however) (every) (person) (all)

———-(多多少少)(會)(有)(煩惱)

———-(ㄉㄡ ㄉㄡ ㄕㄠ ㄕㄠ) (ㄏㄟˋ) (ㄧㄡˇ) (ㄈㄢˊ ㄋㄠˇ)

———-(duo1 duo1 shao3 shao3) (hui4) (you3) (fan2 nao3)

———-(more or less) (will) (to have) (trouble)

——————–(即使)(不習慣)

——————–(ㄐㄧˊ ㄕˇ) (ㄅㄨˋ ㄒㄧˊ ㄍㄨㄢˋ)

——————–(ji2 shi3) (bu4 xi2 guan4)

——————–(even if) (not used to)

However, everyone will have trouble, even if they are not used to it.