English Sentence:

The largest earthquake ever recorded was in Chile.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



shi3 shang4 ji4 zai3 zui4 da4 de5 di4 zhen4 fa1 sheng1 zai4 zhi4 li4.

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史上   史上

shǐ shàng

in history

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記載   记载

jì zǎi

1. to write down, to record 2. written account

Here: to write down, to record

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最大   最大

zuì dà

biggest, largest

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1. of (possessive particle) 2. (adjectival ending) 3. (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) 4. (used to form a nominal expression)

Here: (adjectival ending)

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地震   地震

dì zhèn


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發生   发生

fā shēng

to happen, to occur

Here: to happen, to occur, to take place

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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, located at

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智利   智利

zhì lì


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