English Sentence:

Items left on a shelf for a long time will gather dust.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

東西放在架子上久了就會積灰塵。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

东西放在架子上久了就会积灰尘。

Pinyin:

dong1 xi1 fang4 zai4 jia4 zi5 shang4 jiu3 le5 jiu4 hui4 ji1 hui1 chen2.

Listen to Chinese Sentence:

Play Sound

Words used:

東西   东西

dōng xī

Mainland Pronunciation:

dōng xi

things, stuff, object

Here: things, stuff

[Show Details]
放在   放在

fàng zài

to place at

[Show Details]
架子   架子

jià zi

shelf, stand, rack, frame

Here: shelf, rack

[Show Details]
 

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, on

[Show Details]
 

jiǔ

long time

[Show Details]
 

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)

[Show Details]
 

jiù

1. then, just, right away 2. to approach, to move towards 3. to accomplish, to undertake, to engage in

Here: then

[Show Details]
 

huì

1. will (indicating future) 2. be likely to, be sure to 3. can, to be able to 4. to meet (someone) 5. to meet together, to assemble 6. meeting, association, group 7. to understand, to know 8. conference, congress

Here: will (indicating future)

[Show Details]
 



1. to accumulate, to amass 2. measured quantity 3. the product of multiplication (mathematics)

Here: to accumulate

[Show Details]
灰塵   灰尘

huī chén

dust, dirt

[Show Details]