English Sentence:

Excuse me, is this seat taken?

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

請問這個位子有人坐嗎?

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

请问这个位子有人坐吗?

Pinyin:

qing3 wen4 zhe4 ge5 wei4 zi5 you3 ren2 zuo4 ma5?

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請問   请问

qǐng wèn

Excuse me!, May I ask?

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這個   这个

zhè ge

this, this one

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位子   位子

wèi zi

seat, place

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有人   有人

yǒu rén

1. someone, people, anyone 2. there is someone there, occupied (as in restroom)

Here: someone

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zuò

1. to sit 2. to go by, to take (plane, train or bus)

Here: to sit

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ma

(particle indicating a question)

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