English Sentence:

Shanghai is the largest city in China in terms of population.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

以人口數來看,上海是中國最大的城市。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

以人口数来看,上海是中国最大的城市。

Pinyin:

yi3 ren2 kou3 shu4 lai2 kan4, shang4 hai3 shi4 zhong1 guo2 zui4 da4 de5 cheng2 shi4.

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1. with, by, by means of 2. in order to, so as to 3. because, because of 4. to use, to use as 5. according to 6. at (a certain date or place)

Here: according to

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人口數
人口数

rén kǒu shù

number or figure of population

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lái

1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming, next 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability) 8. ever since

Here: in order to

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kàn

1. to look, to see 2. to watch 3. to read 4. to regard as

Here: to look, to see, to watch

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上海   上海

shàng hǎi

Shanghai

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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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中國   中国

zhōng guó

China

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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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城市   城市

chéng shì

city, town

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