Chinese Traditional: 只是
Chinese Simplified: 只是
Pinyin: zhi3 shi4
Zhuyin: ㄓˇ ㄕˋ
English Meaning: just, merely, only
German Meaning: lediglich, nur
Spanish Meaning: sólo
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Example Sentences:

那只是一個笑話。
那只是一个笑话。
na4 zhi3 shi4 yi2 ge5 xiao4 hua4.
That was just a joke.
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死了一個人是場悲劇,死了幾百萬人只是個統計數字。
死了一个人是场悲剧,死了几百万人只是个统计数字。
si3 le5 yi2 ge5 ren2 shi4 chang3 bei1 ju4, si3 le5 ji3 bai3 wan4 ren2 zhi3 shi4 ge5 tong3 ji4 shu4 zi4.
The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic.
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我只是開個玩笑。
我只是开个玩笑。
wo3 zhi3 shi4 kai1 ge5 wan2 xiao4.
I was just joking.
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我只是看看,謝謝。
我只是看看,谢谢。
wo3 zhi3 shi4 kan4 kan4, xie4 xie5.
I'm just looking, thank you. (in a shop)
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難道自由意志只是一種假象嗎?
难道自由意志只是一种假象吗?
nan2 dao4 zi4 you2 yi4 zhi4 zhi3 shi4 yi4 zhong3 jia3 xiang4 ma5?
Is free will only an illusion?
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這不是真槍,只是個複製品。
这不是真枪,只是个复制品。
zhe4 bu2 shi4 zhen1 qiang1, zhi3 shi4 ge5 fu4 zhi4 pin3.
This is not a real gun, only a replica.
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我只是看看 。
我只是看看 。
wo3 zhi3 shi4 kan4 kan4.
I'm just looking. (e.g. in a shop)
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Related Words:

 

zhǐ

1. only 2. (a measure word for small items)

Here: only

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shì

1. yes 2. to be (is, are, am, was, were) 3. (formal) that

Here: is

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