English Sentence:

In Asia, brothels are often disguised as barbershops.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



zai4 ya4 zhou1, ji4 yuan4 chang2 yang2 zhuang1 cheng2 li3 rong2 yuan4.

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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, on

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亞洲   亚洲

yà zhōu

Alternative Pronunciation:

yǎ zhōu

1. Asia 2. Asian

Here: Asia

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妓院   妓院

jì yuàn

brothel, whorehouse

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1. often, frequently 2. common, ordinary 3. Chang (Chinese surname) 4. always, ever

Here: often, frequently

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佯裝   佯装

yáng zhuāng

to pretend, to fake

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1. to succeed, to accomplish 2. to become, to turn into 3. one tenth 4. completed 5. to finish, to complete 6. to be alright 7. OK! 8. (Chinese surname Cheng)

Here: to accomplish

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lǐ róng yuàn

barber shop

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