English Sentence:

The Great Barrier Reef is home to the largest coral reef in the world.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

大堡礁棲息著世界最大的珊瑚礁。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

大堡礁栖息着世界最大的珊瑚礁。

Pinyin:

da4 bao3 jiao1 qi1 xi2 zhe5 shi4 jie4 zui4 da4 de5 shan1 hu2 jiao1.

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大堡礁
大堡礁

dà bǎo jiāo

Great Barrier Reef (Australia)

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棲息   栖息

qī xí

Mainland Pronunciation:

qī xī

to dwell, to perch

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zhe

1. (particle after a verb to indicate action in progress, similar to the -ing ending) 2. (particle that indicates a mental or physical state) 3. (an adverbial particle)

Here: (particle after a verb to indicate action in progress, similar to the -ing ending)

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世界最大
世界最大

shì jiè zuì dà

world's largest, world's biggest

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de

1. of (possessive particle) 2. (adjectival ending) 3. (used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis) 4. (used to form a nominal expression)

Here: (adjectival ending)

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珊瑚礁
珊瑚礁

shān hú jiāo

coral reef

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