English Sentence:

Money cannot buy you time.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

一寸光陰一寸金,寸金難買寸光陰。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

一寸光阴一寸金,寸金难买寸光阴。

Pinyin:

yi1 cun4 guang1 yin1 yi1 cun4 jin1, cun4 jin1 nan2 mai3 cun4 guang1 yin1.

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single, alone 4. each, every 5. same, identical

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cùn

inch

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光陰   光阴

guāng yīn

time

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single, alone 4. each, every 5. same, identical

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cùn

inch

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jīn

1. gold 2. money 3. metal 4. Jin (Chinese surname) 5. golden 6. Kim (Korean surname) 7. Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

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cùn

inch

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jīn

1. gold 2. money 3. metal 4. Jin (Chinese surname) 5. golden 6. Kim (Korean surname) 7. Jurchen Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

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nán

1. difficult 2. problem, difficulty 3. not good

Here: difficult

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mǎi

to buy

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cùn

inch

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光陰   光阴

guāng yīn

time

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