English Sentence:

A close neighbour means more than a distant relative.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

遠親不如近鄰。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

远亲不如近邻。

Pinyin:

yuan3 qin1 bu4 ru2 jin4 lin2.

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yuǎn

far, distant

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qīn

1. to kiss 2. parent, relative, blood relation 3. close, intimate 4. in person

Here: relative

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不如   不如

bù rú

not as good as, inferior to

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jìn

1. near, close 2. recent

Here: near

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lín

1. adjacent, next to 2. neighbour

Here: neighbours

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