The Martian 13, Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

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  • 囗:員⺆:肥用凵:出厂:馬乛:己八:鈴並苗薯其料十:排一:功丿:物他使作和種丶:成泄自的𠄌:幼組 Neil Keleher. Chinese Symbols and Meanings, Chinsym.com.

    In this graphic the Chinese Symbols from this page are grouped using the Easy Lookup Index System

    He then uses the organic waste produced by himself and the other astronauts as fertilizer to succesfully grow some potato plants.

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    One way to learn and remember Chinese Symbols and their meanings is to see them in context. And to make learning a bit more interesting I thought it would be kind of cool to see Chinese symbols in the context of popular movie plot descriptions.

    The original Chinese text is taken from the Chinese Wikipedia site for the movie "The Martian".

    Above you can see the full English translation plus the text in Traditional Chinese with links to meanings below. You can also see the individual Chinese symbols, out of context but sorted using the Easy Lookup Indexing system. You can click on these to see the meanings of these individual Chinese symbols plus their pronounciation (in pinyin) and their cangjie input codes.

    Below you can see the same text using Traditional and Simplified symbols and then below these the Chinese words and their meanings listed in the order they appear in the phrase above, so that you can "read" the definitions in context.

    The symbols in each word are linked to their corresponding entry in the online Easy Lookup Chinese Symbol Dictionary. Note that the online version contains 1600 entries while the pdf version over 6000.

    Traditional

    並 使用 自己 和 其他 組員的 排泄物 作 肥料 成功 種出 馬鈴薯 幼苗

    Simplified

    并 使用 自己 和 其他 组员的 排泄物 作 肥料 成功 种出 马铃薯 幼苗

    Word Definitions
    With Pinyin Pronounciation

    and also
    bingˋ
    T
    S
    uses
    使shiˇyongˋ
    使用 T
    his own
    ziˋjiˇ
    自己 T
    and
    hanˋ
    T
    other
    qiˊta¯
    其他 T
    team member's
    zuˇyuanˊde˙
    組員的 T
    组员的 S
    solid waste
    paiˊxieˋwuˋ
    排泄物 T
    to act as
    zuoˋ
    T
    fertilizer
    feiˊliaoˋ
    肥料 T
    to succesfully
    chengˊgong¯
    成功 T
    grow
    zhongˇchu¯
    種出 T
    种出 S
    potato
    maˇlingˊshuˇ
    馬鈴薯 T
    马铃薯 S
    seedlings
    youˋmiaoˊ
    幼苗 T

    Chinese Symbol Words (Simplified)
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