English Sentence:

I don't know why the sky is blue.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

我不知道為什麼天空是藍色的。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

我不知道为什么天空是蓝色的。

Pinyin:

wo3 bu4 zhi1 dao4 wei4 shen2 me5 tian1 kong1 shi4 lan2 se4 de5.

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1. I 2. me 3. my 4. our

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不知道
不知道

bù zhī dào

to not know

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為什麼
为什么

wèi shén me

Alternative Pronunciation:

wèi shé me

why, for what reason

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天空   天空

tiān kōng

sky

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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: to be (is, are, am, was, were)

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藍色   蓝色

lán sè

blue colour

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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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