English Sentence:

While there's life there's hope

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

留得青山在,不怕沒材燒。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

留得青山在,不怕没材烧。

Pinyin:

liu2 de2 qing1 shan1 zai4, bu2 pa4 mei2 cai2 shao1.

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Words used:

 

liú

1. to leave 2. to stay 3. to retain, to keep, to remain, to preserve

Here: to leave, to retain, to stay, to keep

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to catch, to get, to obtain

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青山   青山

qīng shān

green mountain, green hill

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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: to be, to exist

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不怕   不怕

bú pà

fearless, not worried

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méi

1. have not 2. not (negative prefix for verbs)

Here: have not, not (negative prefix for verbs)

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cái

1. material 2. timber 3. ability, talent

Here: timber

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shāo

to burn, to cook, to roast, to boil

Here: to burn

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