Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: zai4
Zhuyin: ㄗㄞˋ
English Meaning: 1. in, at, on 2. located at 3. at the moment (ongoing action) 4. to be, to exist 5. (an indicator of location or time)
German Meaning: 1. ist, sein, sich befinden 2. momentan
Spanish Meaning: estar

Example Sentences:

我在師範大學學中文。
我在师范大学学中文。
wo3 zai4 shi1 fan4 da4 xue2 xue2 zhong1 wen2.
I'm learning Chinese at the National Taiwan Normal University.
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我在看書。
我在看书。
wo3 zai4 kan4 shu1.
I'm reading a book.
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廁所在哪裡?
厕所在哪里?
ce4 suo3 zai4 na3 li3?
Where is the toilet?
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我的行李在哪裡?
我的行李在哪里?
wo3 de5 xing2 li3 zai4 na3 li3?
Where is my luggage?
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他在學校學很多東西。
他在学校学很多东西。
ta1 zai4 xue2 xiao4 xue2 hen3 duo1 dong1 xi1.
He learns a lot in school.
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我上個星期在台灣。
我上个星期在台湾。
wo3 shang4 ge5 xing1 qi2 zai4 tai2 wan1.
I was in Taiwan last week.
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在台北有很多夜市。
在台北有很多夜市。
zai4 tai2 bei3 you3 hen3 duo1 ye4 shi4.
There are many night markets in Taipei.
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