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三岁
Traditional Chinese
三歲
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
sānsuì
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
/(saam1 seui3 )
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汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
玛丽(mǎ lì) Mary or Marie (name)
(dà dài dài) big
三岁(sānsuì)

Tom is three years older than Mary is.

从前(cóng qián) formerly
有个(yǒuge)
占卜师(zhānboshī) augur
告诉(gàosù) to tell
哥伦布(gē lún bù) Colombo
他将( tā jiāng)
(lái) next
(huìkuài) will
成名(chéng míng) to make one's name
哥伦布(gē lún bù) Colombo
听到了(tīng dào le) to hear
(jiù) only
生气(shēng qì) mad
(dìde) -ly
要求(yāo qiú) to ask
退钱(tuì qián) refund money
: 「
这么(zhè me) so much
简单的( jiǎn dān de) simpler
事实(shì shí) a fact
就连( jiù lián)
三岁(sānsuì)
小孩(xiǎo hái) child
(yě) too
(dǒng) to understand
! 」
A fortune teller once told Christopher Columbus that he would become a famous man. Columbus, in turn, got angry and demanded his money back - claiming that even a child could state something so obvious.

(tā) another
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
(tā) she
(dà dài dài) big
三岁(sānsuì)

He's three years older than her.

这么(zhè me) so much
简单的( jiǎn dān de) simpler
(dōng) landlord
西(xī) west
三岁(sānsuì)
小孩(xiǎo hái) child
也会(yěhuì)

The smallest child knows such a simple thing.

(tā) another
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
(wǒ) I
(dà dài dài) big
三岁(sānsuì)

He's three years older than me.

我比( bǐ)
(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
(xiǎo) few
三岁(sānsuì)

I'm three years younger than you are.

汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
玛丽(mǎ lì) Mary or Marie (name)
(xiǎo) few
三岁(sānsuì)

Tom is three years younger than Mary is.

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