English Sentence:

This ring had been passed down through my family after great-grandmother's death.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



zeng1 zu3 mu3 guo4 shi4 hou4, zhe4 ge5 jie4 zhi3 zai4 wo3 de5 jia1 zu2 dai4 dai4 xiang1 chuan2.

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zēng zǔ mǔ

paternal great-grandmother

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過世   过世

guò shì

to pass away, to die

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1. after, later 2. back, behind, rear 3. afterwards 4. offspring

Here: afterwards

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這個   这个

zhè ge

this, this one

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戒指   戒指

jiè zhǐ

Mainland Pronunciation:

jiè zhi

a ring (for the finger)

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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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我的   我的

wǒ de

1. my 2. mine

Here: my

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家族   家族

jiā zú

clan, family

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dài dài xiāng chuán

passed on or handed down from generation to generation

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