English Sentence:

That small village is next to a beautiful canal.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

那小村落緊鄰著一條美麗的運河。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

那小村落紧邻着一条美丽的运河。

Pinyin:

na4 xiao3 cun1 luo4 jin3 lin2 zhe5 yi1 tiao2 mei3 li4 de5 yun4 he2.

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1. that, those 2. then, in that case 3. there 4. it 5. which

Here: that, it, those, which

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xiǎo

1. small, little 2. few 3. young 4. minor, petty 5. briefly, for a short while 6. slightly, a little 7. (the) youngest 8. (prefix used in front of family name to indicate informality or affection) 9. (humble) my, our 10. short for primary school

Here: small, little

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村落   村落

cūn luò

village

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緊鄰   紧邻

jǐn lín

next to, adjacent

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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 something in progress, similar to the -ing ending)

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1. one, 1 2. as soon as 3. single, alone 4. each, every 5. same, identical

Here: one, 1

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tiáo

1. (a measure word for long things, like road, river, fish, dogs, trousers) 2. strip, slip 3. item or article (of a document) 4. orderliness 5. (a measure word for something that can be listed item by item, reasons, messages, advices) 6. twig, branch

Here: (a measure word for long things, like road, river, fish, trousers)

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美麗   美丽

měi lì

pretty, beautiful

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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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運河   运河

yùn hé

canal

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