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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
/(saam1 go3 yan4 )
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Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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(zhè) these
(fàn) meal
足够(zú gòu) enough
(chī) to eat

This meal is adequate for three.

(jū) car
(hòu) behind
(zuò) base
可以(kě yǐ) can
(zuò) to sit

The back seat of the car will hold three passengers.

(zhè) these
(chéng) town
(shì) city
(měi) each
(zhōngzhòng) among
拥有(yōng yǒu) to have
自己的(zì jǐ de) one's own
(jū) car

One out of three persons in this city has his own car.

这些(zhè xiē) these
苹果(píng guǒ) apple
你们(nǐ men) you
(fēnfèn) share

Divide these apples between you three.

接著(jiē zhe) then
上了(shàng le) to board
巴士(bā shì) motor coach

Three more passengers got on the bus.

我们( men) us
(shì) is

We are three people.

这张( zhè zhāng)
沙发(shā fā) sofa
起码(qǐ mǎ) at the very least
可以(kě yǐ) can
(zuò) to sit

This sofa can seat three people easily.

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