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Hear Mandarin audio yu5, neui5, neui6 jyu5, neoi5, neoi6 female / woman / daughter
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Hear Mandarin audio ngo5 ngo5 I / me / my
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio ji6 zi6 letter / symbol / character / word / courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China
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Hear Mandarin audio ta1, to1 taa1, to1 he or him / (used for either sex when the sex is unknown or unimportant) / (used before sb's name for emphasis) / (used as a meaningless mock object) / other / another
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio ma ma3 maa3 (question particle for "yes-no" questions)
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Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio go3 go3 individual / this / that / size / classifier for people or objects in general
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Hear Mandarin audio men mun4 mun4 plural marker for pronouns, and nouns referring to individuals
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio fēn fan1, fan6 fan1, fan6 to divide / to separate / to distribute / to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / part or subdivision / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
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Hear Mandarin audio dòng dung6 dung6 (of sth) to move / to set in movement / to displace / to make use of / to stir (emotions) / to alter / abbr. for 動詞|动词[dong4 ci2], verb
Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
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Hear Mandarin audio chi2 ci2 this / these
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Hear Mandarin audio zhì jai3 zai3 system / to control / to regulate / variant of 製|制[zhi4]
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Hear Mandarin audio chi3 ci3 next in sequence / second / the second (day, time etc) / secondary / vice- / sub- / infra- / inferior quality / substandard / order / sequence / hypo- (chemistry) / classifier for enumerated events: time
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Hear Mandarin audio jiàn gin3 gin3 to establish / to found / to set up / to build / to construct
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Hear Mandarin audio cái choi4 coi4 ability / talent / sb of a certain type / a capable individual / only / only then / just now
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Hear Mandarin audio huó wut6 wut6 to live / alive / living / work / workmanship

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