English Sentence:

The old man has a long beard.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

那位老先生留著長鬍子。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

那位老先生留着长胡子。

Pinyin:

na4 wei4 lao3 xian1 sheng5 liu2 zhe5 chang2 hu2 zi5.

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

Here: that, those, which

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wèi

1. position, location, place 2. (a measure word for people) 3. seat 4. figure, digit 5. title, official position 6. standard, rule

Here: (a measure word for people)

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lǎo

1. old 2. always, all the time 3. venerable (person) 4. (prefix used before the surname of a person to indicate affection or familiarity) 5. (prefix used before a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family)

Here: old

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先生   先生

xiān shēng

Mainland Pronunciation:

xiān sheng

1. Sir, Mr., Mister 2. husband 3. [Taiwan only] waiter

Here: Sir, Mr, Mister

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liú

1. to leave 2. to stay 3. to retain, to keep, to remain, to preserve

Here: to leave, to retain, to stay

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zhe

1. (particle after a verb to indicate action in progress, similar to the -ing ending) 2. (particle that indicates a mental or physical state) 3. (an adverbial particle)

Here: (particle after a verb to indicate something in progress, similar to the -ing ending)

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cháng

1. long 2. length 3. forte, speciality

Here: long

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鬍子   胡子

hú zi

beard

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