English Sentence:

The whale is the largest living creature found on earth so far.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

鯨魚是目前為止地球上發現最大的生物。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

鲸鱼是目前为止地球上发现最大的生物。

Pinyin:

jing1 yu2 shi4 mu4 qian2 wei2 zhi3 di4 qiu2 shang4 fa1 xian4 zui4 da4 de5 sheng1 wu4.

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鯨魚   鲸鱼

jīng yú

whale

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shì

1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that 4. (old) this, this thing 5. (particle emphasizing the word following it) 6. (particle showing agreement) 7. true, correct

Here: is

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目前為止
目前为止

mù qián wéi zhǐ

until now

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地球   地球

dì qiú

planet Earth

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shàng

1. on top of, above, on, up 2. previous 3. to go up, to go to 4. according to 5. to attend (class, school) 6. superior, better 7. to install 8. to apply 9. to forge ahead 10. to fall, to get onto

Here: on top of, above, on, up

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發現   发现

fā xiàn

to find, to discover

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最大   最大

zuì dà

biggest, largest

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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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生物   生物

shēng wù

1. organism, life form, creature 2. biology

Here: organism, living thing, life form, creature

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