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Simplfied Chinese
城市
Traditional Chinese
城市
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
chéng shì
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
sing4 si5
Short definition urban
Usage frequency Very common
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All available English definitions townCdict iconMDBG iconCantofish icon / cityCdict iconMDBG iconCantofish icon / urbanAdso icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: urban
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: city; town; CL:座[zuo4
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: city; town; CL:座[zuo4]
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: city; town; burg
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: city; town'
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(wǒ) I
(kāi) to boil
(jū) car
去了(qùle)
城市(chéng shì) urban
买东西(mǎi dōng xi) to buy things

I drove to town and went shopping.

(zài) (located) at
这个(zhè gè) this one
城市(chéng shì) urban
很难(hěnnán)
(dǎ) from
到的(dàode)

It's very hard getting a taxi in this city.

杭州(háng zhōu) Hangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Zhejiang province in southeast China
(shì) is
一个(yī gè) a
美丽的( měi lí de) beauteous
城市(chéng shì) urban

Hangzhou is a beautiful city.

这个(zhè gè) this one
城市(chéng shì) urban
人口(rén kǒu) people
众多(zhòng duō) numerous

The city has a large population.

(wǒ) I
来自(lái zì) coming from
一个(yī gè) a
美丽的( měi lí de) beauteous
城市(chéng shì) urban
成都(chéng dū) Chengdu prefecture level city and capital of Sichuan province 四川 in southwest China

I come from a beautiful city: Chengdu.

城市(chéng shì) urban
已经(yǐ jīng) already
不是(bú shì) is not
(wǒ) I
(liù) 6
年前(nián qián) years ago
离开(lí kāi) to separate
(shí) when
(dedì) of
城市(chéng shì) urban

The city isn't the one I left six years ago.

车辆(chē liàng) vehicle
增多(zēng duō) to increase
(huìkuài) will
影响到(yǐngxiǎngdào)
城市(chéng shì) urban
(dedì) of
环境(huán jìng) ambient

An increase in the number of cars will affect the urban environment.

中国大陆(zhōng guó dà lù) Chinese mainland
(dedì) of
沿海城市(yán hǎi chéng shì) coastal city
普遍(pǔ biàn) universal
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
内陆(nèi lù) inland
城市(chéng shì) urban
发达(fā dá) to develop

Chinese coastal cities are generally more developed than the inland ones.

佛罗伦萨(fó luó lún sà) Florence
(shì) is
意大利(yì dà lì) Italy
最美(zuìměi)
(lí lì lì) beautiful
(dedì) of
城市(chéng shì) urban

Florence is the most beautiful city in Italy.

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