English Sentence:

Chinese can be written vertically or horizontally.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

中文可以直書也可以橫書。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

中文可以直书也可以横书。

Pinyin:

zhong1 wen2 ke3 yi3 zhi2 shu1 ye3 ke3 yi3 heng2 shu1.

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中文   中文

zhōng wén

Chinese (the language)

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可以   可以

kě yǐ

1. can, may, could, to be able to 2. all right, OK, will do

Here: can, may, could

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zhí

1. straight, vertical, upright 2. honest, frank, direct, straightforward 3. fair, just 4. to straighten 5. (indicates continuing motion or action) 6. vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters 7. directly, straight

Here: straight, directly, upright

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shū

1. book 2. (old use) letter 3. document 4. (old use) to write

Here: (old use) to write

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1. also, too 2. (old use) (final particle)

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可以   可以

kě yǐ

1. can, may, could, to be able to 2. all right, OK, will do

Here: can, may, could

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héng

horizontal, across

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shū

1. book 2. (old use) letter 3. document 4. (old use) to write

Here: (old use) to write

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