Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: zuo4
Zhuyin: ㄗㄨㄛˋ
English Meaning: 1. to sit 2. to go by, to take (plane, train or bus)
German Meaning: 1. sitzen 2. nehmen (Flugzeug oder Bus)
Spanish Meaning: sentarse

Example Sentences:

你要坐火車去嗎?
你要坐火车去吗?
ni3 yao4 zuo4 huo3 che1 qu4 ma5?
Do you want to go by train?
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不好意思, 這裡有人坐嗎?
不好意思, 这里有人坐吗?
bu4 hao3 yi4 si5, zhe4 li3 you3 ren2 zuo4 ma5?
Excuse me, is anyone sitting here?
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請問這個位子有人坐嗎?
请问这个位子有人坐吗?
qing3 wen4 zhe4 ge5 wei4 zi5 you3 ren2 zuo4 ma5?
Excuse me, is this seat taken?
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他被判刑後坐了七年的牢。
他被判刑后坐了七年的牢。
ta1 bei4 pan4 xing2 hou4 zuo4 le5 qi1 nian2 de5 lao2.
After being sentenced, he served in jail for seven years.
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我喜歡坐在窗前看天上的雲。
我喜欢坐在窗前看天上的云。
wo3 xi3 huan1 zuo4 zai4 chuang1 qian2 kan4 tian1 shang4 de5 yun2.
I enjoy sitting by the window and watching the clouds in the sky.
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這個位子有人坐了嗎?
这个位子有人坐了吗?
zhe4 ge5 wei4 zi5 you3 ren2 zuo4 le5 ma5?
Has this seat been taken?
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我不常坐飛機,因為坐火車比較便宜。
我不常坐飞机,因为坐火车比较便宜。
wo3 bu4 chang2 zuo4 fei1 ji1, yin1 wei4 zuo4 huo3 che1 bi3 jiao4 pian2 yi2.
I don't fly often, because it's cheaper by train.
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