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作者
Traditional Chinese
作者
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
zuò zhě /zuó zhě
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
jok3 je2
Short definition writer
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions authorCdict iconMDBG iconAdso icon / writerCdict iconMDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: author
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samecdic
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: author; writer; CL:個|个[ge4]
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: author; writer; penster; rhapsodist; scribe
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: author; writer'
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不知(bù zhī) unaware
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
在说(zàishù)
什么(shén me shén me yě méi yǒu) who?

It's not clear what the writer is trying to say.

O g a i
(shì) is
他最( tā zuì)
喜欢(xǐ huān) to like
(dedì) of
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer

Ogai is his favorite author.

我不知道( bù zhī dào) I don't know
这本书( zhè běn shū)
(dedì) of
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
是谁(shìshéi)
但他( dàn tā)
肯定是(kěndìngshì)
(gè) variant of 個个ge4
天才(tiān cái) talent

No matter who it was that wrote this book, he's very clever.

这本书( zhè běn shū)
有一个
弱点(ruò diǎn) weak point
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
自己(zì jǐ) herself
结了婚( jié le hūn) to get married
但却(dàn què) however
建议(jiàn yì) proposal
别人(bié rén) others
不要(bù yào) must not
结婚(jié hūn) to marry
没有甚么( méi yǒu shèn me) it is nothing
说服力(shuō fú lì shuì fù lì) persuasiveness

The weak point of this book is that it's less than persuasive when the married author recommends not being married.

作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
(jiāngjiàngqiāng) ready
童话(tóng huà) childrens fairy tales
翻译成(fān yì chéng) to translate into
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
我们的(wǒmende) our
母语(mǔ yǔ) native language

The author translated the fairy tale into our mother tongue.

这本(zhèběn)
小说的( xiǎo shuō de) novelistic
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
是谁(shìshéi)

Who's the author of this story?

(zài) (located) at
(jù) clause
(zǐzǐ) son
(zhōngzhòng) among
不要(bù yào) must not
写入(xiě rù) read-in
额外(é wài) added
信息(xìn xī) news
比如(bǐ rú) for example
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
姓名(xìng míng) full name

Don't write extra information, such as the name of the author, within the sentence.

这些(zhè xiē) these
诗的( shī de) poetical
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer
是谁(shìshéi)

Who wrote these poems?

(lǐ) truth
(chá) obvious
·
罗伯茨(luó bó cí) Roberts
是很多
本书( běn shū)
(dedì) of
作者(zuò zhě zuó zhě) writer

Richard Roberts is the author of numerous books.

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