Ruguo 如果- Daily Mandarin Lesson

The Mandarin word for "if” is rúguǒ, made up of two characters: 如果. The first character 如 (rú) means "as if” or “such as,” and the second character 果 (guǒ) means “fruit.”
Examples of Ruguo

    Rúguǒ wǎnshang xiàyǔ wǒ jiù bú qù kàn diànyǐng.
    If it rains this evening, I won’t go to the movies.

    Rúguǒ wǒ hē kāfēi wǒ huì shuì bù zháo.
    I can’t sleep if I drink coffee.

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