English Sentence:

The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

死了一個人是場悲劇,死了幾百萬人只是個統計數字。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

死了一个人是场悲剧,死了几百万人只是个统计数字。

Pinyin:

si3 le5 yi2 ge5 ren2 shi4 chang3 bei1 ju4, si3 le5 ji3 bai3 wan4 ren2 zhi3 shi4 ge5 tong3 ji4 shu4 zi4.

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1. to die 2. death 3. dead 4. impassable, uncrossable 5. inflexible, rigid 6. extremely, damned

Here: to die, death, dead

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le

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

Here: (particle which indicates a past tense)

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一個人
一个人

yí ge rén

1. alone 2. one person

Here: one person

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shì

1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that 4. (old) this, this thing 5. (particle emphasizing the word following it) 6. (particle showing agreement) 7. true, correct

Here: yes, is, are, am

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chǎng

1. open space, field 2. (a measure word for events, happenings, sports, wars, exams) 3. spell, period, episode 4. scene, stage

Here: (a measure word for events, happenings, sports, wars, exams)

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悲劇   悲剧

bēi jù

tragedy

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1. to die 2. death 3. dead 4. impassable, uncrossable 5. inflexible, rigid 6. extremely, damned

Here: to die, death, dead

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le

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

Here: (particle which indicates a past tense)

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1. how many 2. how much 3. few, several

Here: few, several

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百萬   百万

bǎi wàn

million, millions

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rén

people, person, human being

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只是   只是

zhǐ shì

just, merely, only

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ge

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

Here: (a measure word for numbers, person, people, object)

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統計   统计

tǒng jì

statistics

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數字   数字

shù zì

number, figure

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