English Sentence:

The woman was briefly detained for drug possession.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

該名女子因持有毒品而遭暫時扣押。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

该名女子因持有毒品而遭暂时扣押。

Pinyin:

gai1 ming2 nü3 zi3 yin1 chi2 you3 du2 pin3 er2 zao1 zhan4 shi2 kou4 ya1.

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Words used:

 

gāi

1. should 2. that, the above-mentioned

Here: that, the above-mentioned

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míng

1. name 2. famous 3. (a measure word for people) 4. noun (part of speech) 5. place (among winners)

Here: (a measure word for people)

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女子   女子

nǚ zǐ

woman, female

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yīn

1. cause, reason 2. because, due to 3. factor 4. depending on, according to, based on, contingent upon

Here: because, due to

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持有   持有

chí yǒu

to hold, to have, to possess

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毒品   毒品

dú pǐn

drugs, narcotics (e.g. cannabis, cocaine)

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ér

1. but, however 2. and, and so, as well as 3. and then

Here: and then

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zāo

1. to meet by chance 2. to suffer 3. (a measure word for events)

Here: to suffer

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暫時   暂时

zhàn shí

Mainland Pronunciation:

zàn shí

1. temporary, provisional 2. for the moment, for the time being

Here: temporary, provisional, for the moment, for the time being

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扣押   扣押

kòu yā

to detain, to hold in custody, to seize

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