English Sentence:

He cleared his throat and then spoke.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

他清了清喉嚨之後才說話。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

他清了清喉咙之后才说话。

Pinyin:

ta1 qing1 le5 qing1 hou2 long2 zhi1 hou4 cai2 shuo1 hua4.

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1. he 2. him 3. his 4. other, some other

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qīng

1. clear, pure 2. to clean up 3. Qing Dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911)

Here: to clean up

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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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qīng

1. clear, pure 2. to clean up 3. Qing Dynasty of Imperial China (1644-1911)

Here: to clean up

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喉嚨   喉咙

hóu lóng

throat

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之後   之后

zhī hòu

afterwards

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cái

1. only (then), only if, just 2. talent, ability

Here: only (then)

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說話   说话

shuō huà

to speak, to say

Here: to speak

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