English Sentence:

The Indian President approved a bill that strictly bans the slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, but not water buffaloes.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



yin4 du4 zong3 tong3 tong1 guo4 yi1 xiang4 fa3 an4, yan2 jin4 tu2 zai3 mu3 niu2、gong1 niu2、yan1 niu2, dan4 bu4 han2 shui3 niu2.

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印度   印度

yìn dù

1. India 2. Indian

Here: India

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總統   总统

zǒng tǒng

president (of a country)

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通過   通过

tōng guò

to pass (exam or law), to get through

Here: to pass (bill)

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single

Here: one, 1

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1. item, type, kind 2. (measure word for items, projects, tasks) 3. back of neck

Here: (measure word for items, projects, tasks)

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法案   法案

fǎ àn

bill, proposed law

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嚴禁   严禁

yán jìn

strictly prohibit

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屠宰   屠宰

tú zǎi

to slaughter, to butcher

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母牛   母牛

mǔ niú

cow (animal)

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公牛   公牛

gōng niú


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閹牛   阉牛

yān niú


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but, yet, however

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not, no (4th tone)

Here: not (4th tone)

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1. to contain 2. to suck (keep in mouth)

Here: to contain

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水牛   水牛

shuǐ niú

water buffalo

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