English Sentence:

That was just a joke.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

那只是一個笑話。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

那只是一个笑话。

Pinyin:

na4 zhi3 shi4 yi2 ge5 xiao4 hua4.

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1. that, those 2. then, in that case 3. there 4. it 5. which

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只是   只是

zhǐ shì

just, merely, only

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1. one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as 3. single 4. whole, entire, all, throughout 5. (indicating that the action has occurred only once or the intention to try) 6. for the first time, at the beginning

Here: one, 1 (2nd tone, used in Taiwan)

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ge

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

Here: (a measure word for jokes)

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笑話   笑话

xiào huà

joke

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