English Sentence:

Be quiet! Grandpa only slept for 5 hours last night.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



xiao3 sheng1 yi4 dian3! ye2 ye5 zuo2 tian1 wan3 shang4 zhi3 shui4 le5 wu3 ge5 xiao3 shi2.

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小聲   小声

xiǎo shēng

1. in whispers, in low voice or volume 2. undertone

Here: in whispers, in low voice or volume

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一點   一点

yì diǎn

Mainland Pronunciation:

yī diǎn

1. a little bit 2. one o'clock

Here: a little bit

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爺爺   爷爷

yé ye

grandfather, grandpa (father's side)

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昨天   昨天

zuó tiān


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晚上   晚上

wǎn shàng

1. at night, in the evening 2. night, evening

Here: night, evening

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1. only 2. (a measure word for small items)

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to sleep

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1. (particle signifying the change of situation) 2. (completed action marker) 3. (a filler word without any meaning)

Here: (completed action marker)

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five, 5

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1. piece 2. (a measure word for people or objects)

Here: (a measure word for people or objects)

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小時   小时

xiǎo shí


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