English Sentence:

I have written a letter to my grandparents a while ago.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



bu4 jiu3 qian2 wo3 gei3 wo3 de5 zu3 fu4 mu3 xie3 le5 yi1 feng1 xin4.

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bù jiǔ qián

not long ago, a while ago

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1. I 2. me 3. my 4. our

Here: I

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1. to give 2. for, for the benefit of 3. to let, to allow

Here: for

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我的   我的

wǒ de

1. my 2. mine

Here: my

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zǔ fù mǔ

grandparents (paternal, father side)

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to write

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

Here: (particle signifying the change of situation)

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single, alone 4. each, every 5. same, identical

Here: one, 1

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1. to seal, to block 2. (a measure word for envelopes, covers, letters) 3. Feng (Chinese surname) 4. to confer, to grant, to bestow a title

Here: (a measure word for envelopes, covers, letters)

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1. a letter (post) 2. honest, true, truthful 3. to believe, to trust 4. to profess faith in 5. credit 6. confidence, trust 7. at will, at random

Here: a letter (post)

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