English Sentence:

The police have found a dead body in the river.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

警察在河裡發現了一具屍體。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

警察在河里发现了一具尸体。

Pinyin:

jing3 cha2 zai4 he2 li3 fa1 xian4 le5 yi2 ju4 shi1 ti3.

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警察   警察

jǐng chá

police, policeman

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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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river

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inside, within

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發現   发现

fā xiàn

to find, to discover

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le

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

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

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1. tool, device 2. to possess, to have 3. (a measure word for devices, dead bodies, corpses)

Here: (a measure word for dead bodies, corpses)

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屍體   尸体

shī tǐ

dead body, corpse

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