English Sentence:

According to Chinese tradition, people wear black or white clothes when going to a funeral.

Chinese Translation (Traditional):

按照中國的傳統,人們參加喪禮時會穿黑色或白色的衣服。

Chinese Translation (Simplified):

按照中国的传统,人们参加丧礼时会穿黑色或白色的衣服。

Pinyin:

an4 zhao4 zhong1 guo2 de5 chuan2 tong3, ren2 men5 can1 jia1 sang1 li3 shi2 hui4 chuan1 hei1 se4 huo4 bai2 se4 de5 yi1 fu2.

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按照   按照

àn zhào

according to, on the basis of

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中國   中国

zhōng guó

China

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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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傳統   传统

chuán tǒng

1. tradition, convention 2. traditional, conventional

Here: tradition, convention

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人們   人们

rén men

people

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參加   参加

cān jiā

to participate, to take part, to join

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喪禮   丧礼

sāng lǐ

funeral

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shí

1. time, moment 2. hour 3. season 4. when

Here: when

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huì

1. will (indicating future) 2. be likely to, be sure to 3. can, to be able to 4. to meet (someone) 5. to meet together, to assemble 6. meeting, conference 7. to understand, to know 8. association, group, congress 9. occasion, opportunity, chance

Here: will (indicating future), be likely to, be sure to

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穿   穿

chuān

1. to dress, to wear, to put on 2. to pierce, to pass through, to thread 3. to penetrate

Here: to dress, to wear, to put on

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黑色   黑色

hēi sè

1. colour black 2. black

Here: colour black, black

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huò

or, either

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白色   白色

bái sè

white color

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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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衣服   衣服

yī fú

clothing, clothes, apparel

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