English Sentence:

Great oaks from little acorns grow.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



wan4 zhang4 gao1 lou2 ping2 di4 qi3.

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1. ten thousand 2. Wan (Chinese surname) 3. a great number

Here: ten thousand, 10.000

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[formal] 1. a unit of length 2. husband, husband of (in-law)

Here: a unit of length

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1. tall, high 2. Gao (Chinese surname) 3. (voice) high, loud 4. of high level, above average 5. (honorific) your

Here: tall, high

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1. floor, level (of a house) 2. storied building

Here: storied building

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平地   平地

píng dì

plains, level ground

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1. to rise, to raise, to get up 2. to start, to initiate (action), to launch 3. since (timing) 4. (a measure word for occurrences or events)

Here: to start, to initiate (action), to launch

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