English Sentence:

I was just joking.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

我只是開個玩笑。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

我只是开个玩笑。

Pinyin:

wo3 zhi3 shi4 kai1 ge5 wan2 xiao4.

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1. I 2. me 3. my

Here: I

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只是   只是

zhǐ shì

just, merely, only

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kāi

1. to open 2. to drive, to steer 3. to bloom, to blossom 4. to prescribe (medicine) 5. to issue 6. to come loose 7. to make (a joke) 8. open (adj) 9. to boil (water) 10. to hold (a meeting), to organize (an event) 11. to start, to switch on

Here: to make (a joke)

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ge

Mainland Pronunciation:



1. piece, individual 2. (a measure word for people or objects) 3. (a numerary adjunct)

Here: (a measure word for jokes)

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玩笑   玩笑

wán xiào

to joke about, a joke, jest

Here: a joke

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