English Sentence:

Chinese people consider themselves as the descendants of dragons.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

中華民族視自己為龍的傳人。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

中华民族视自己为龙的传人。

Pinyin:

zhong1 hua2 min2 zu2 shi4 zi4 ji3 wei2 long2 de5 chuan2 ren2.

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中華民族
中华民族

zhōng huá mín zú

the Chinese people

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shì

1. to regard as 2. to look at, to view 3. vision, eyesight

Here: to regard as

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自己   自己

zì jǐ

oneself, self, own

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wéi

1. to be 2. to become 3. to behave

Here: to become, to be

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lóng

1. dragon 2. dinosaur 3. Long (Chinese surname)

Here: dragon

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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: (possessive particle)

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傳人   传人

chuán rén

1. descendant 2. disciple

Here: descendant, disciple

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