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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
zài
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
joi6
Short definition (located) at
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions (located) atCdict iconMDBG icon / (indicating an action in progress)Adso icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: on
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: (located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; (indicating an action in progress)
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: (located) at; in; exist; AM; ONTHE
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: (located) at; in; exist'
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Sentence examples
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你们(nǐ men) you
(zài) (located) at
巴黎(bā lí) Paris, capital of France
看到(kàn dào) to see
(liǎo) (of eyes) bright
什么(shén me shén me yě méi yǒu) who?

What did you see in Paris?

(zài) (located) at
(dì) the
一个(yī gè) a
信号灯(xìn hào dēng) signal light
(chù) office
右转(yòu zhuǎn) to turn right

Turn right at the first traffic light.

汤姆(tāng mǔ) Tom (name)
经常(jīng cháng) daily
(zài) (located) at
课堂(kè táng) classroom
(shàng) upper
睡着( shuì) to fall asleep

Tom often falls asleep in class.

(mén) valve
(zài) (located) at
哪里(nǎ lǐ) wherever

Where is the gate?

(wǒ) I
(zhù) to stay
(zài) (located) at
马斯特里赫特(mǎ sī tè lǐ hè tè) Maastricht

I live in Maastricht.

你们(nǐ men) you
(zài) (located) at
( nǎ) how
找到(zhǎo dào) to find
我的( de) my
雨伞(yǔ sǎn) umbrella
(dedì) of

Where did you find my umbrella?

(tā) another
(duǒ) to hide
(zài) (located) at
窗帘(chuāng lián) window curtains
(hòu) behind

He hid himself behind the curtain.

大风(dà fēng) wind
(zài) (located) at
窗外(chuāng wài) outside
呼呼(hū hū) sound of wind blowing
作响(zuò xiǎng) to make sound

The wind is howling outside the window.

许多(xǔ duō) many
男孩(nán hái) boy
(zài) (located) at
花园里(huāyuánlǐ)
(pǎo) off

Many boys are running in the garden.

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