English Sentence:

The nicotine in cigarettes is very bad for your health.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):


Chinese Translation (Simplified):



xiang1 yan1 li3 de5 ni2 gu3 ding1 dui4 shen1 ti3 hen3 bu4 hao3.

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香煙   香烟

xiāng yān


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inside, within

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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: of (possessive particle)

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ní gǔ dīng

nicotine (loanword)

Here: nicotine

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1. for, to 2. right, correct 3. a couple, a pair 4. opposite position, facing 5. to match together 6. to adjust 7. to fit, to suit 8. (a measure word for couples or pairs of objects or people) 9. to answer, to reply 10. to face

Here: for, to

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身體   身体

shēn tǐ


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very, quite

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不好   不好

bù hǎo

1. not well 2. not good 3. not easy

Here: not good

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