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Simplfied Chinese
台湾
Traditional Chinese
臺灣
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
tái wān
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
toi4 waan1
Short definition Taiwan
Usage frequency Very common
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Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: sameldc
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: sameadso
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: sameldc'
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Sentence examples
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我不是(wǒbúshì)
(hěn) quite
中国人(zhōng guó rén) Chinese person
比如(bǐ rú) for example
我不( bù)
觉得(jué de) to feel
台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(shì) is
中国(zhōng guó) China
领土(lǐng tǔ) territory

I'm not very Chinese. For example, I don't believe that Taiwan is Chinese territory.

(tā) another
说话(shuō huà) word
夹杂著(jiázázhe)
台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
口音(kǒu yīn) voice

He spoke with a Taiwanese accent mixed in.

我在(wǒzài)
台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(shí) when
我们( men) us
成为(chéng wéi) to become
好朋友(hǎo péng you) good friend

We became friends when I was in Taiwan.

(zài) (located) at
台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(jì) end
节的( jié de) nodal
变化(biàn huà) variation
越来越( yuè lái yuè) more and more
不明显(bù míng xiǎn) unclear
(duǎn) brief
(chūn) spring
(yǔ yùyù) and
(duǎn) brief
(qiū) autumn
逐渐(zhú jiàn) gradually
成为(chéng wéi) to become
现在(xiàn zài) modern
四季(sì jì) (n) the four seasons
(dedì) of
特徵(tè zhēng) trait

In Taiwan, the differences between the four seasons have become less and less obvious. A short spring and autumn have gradually become part of the features of the four seasons.

台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(shì) is
一个(yī gè) a
国家(guó jiā) state

Taiwan is a country.

台湾(tái wān) Taiwan
(cài) cuisine
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
印度(yìn dù) India
(cài) cuisine
口味淡 。
Taiwanese food is milder than Indian food.

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