English Sentence:

In Asia, brothels are often disguised as barbershops.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

在亞洲,妓院常佯裝成理容院。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

在亚洲,妓院常佯装成理容院。

Pinyin:

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

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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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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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cháng

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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chéng

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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理容院
理容院

lǐ róng yuàn

barber shop

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