English Sentence:

I keep a potted plant on my window sill.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

我在窗台上種了一盆盆栽。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

我在窗台上种了一盆盆栽。

Pinyin:

wo3 zai4 chuang1 tai2 shang4 zhong4 le5 yi4 pen2 pen2 zai1.

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

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zài

1. in, at, on 2. located at 3. at the moment (ongoing action) 4. to be, to exist 5. (an indicator of location or time)

Here: in, at, on

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窗台   窗台

chuāng tái

window sill

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shàng

1. on top of, above, on, up 2. previous 3. to go up, to go to 4. according to 5. to attend (school) 6. superior, better 7. to install 8. to apply 9. to forge ahead 10. to fall, to get onto

Here: on top of, above, on, up

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zhòng

to plant, to grow, to cultivate

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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 signifying the change of situation)

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1. one, 1 (4th tone, used in Taiwan) 2. as soon as

Here: one, 1 (4th tone, used in Taiwan)

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pén

pot, basin

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盆栽   盆栽

pén zāi

potted plant, growing plants in pots, bonsai (Japanese)

Here: growing plants in pots, bonsai (Japanese)

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