The Martian 2, Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

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  • 囗:蹤尼時影厂:學馬八:人兼十:克植打撤幸去太在丨:中一:天瓦不丿:失特物但丶:家空被離𠄌:線 Neil Keleher. Chinese Symbols and Meanings, Chinsym.com.

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    However, during the evacuation, Astronaut-Botanist Mark Watney was struck by an antenae. Contact with him was lost.

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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

    但 在撤離時 太空人 兼 植物學家 馬克 瓦特尼 不幸 被 天線 打中 失去蹤影

    Simplified

    但 在撤离时 太空人 兼 植物学家 马克 瓦特尼 不幸 被 天线 打中 失去踪影

    Word Definitions
    With Pinyin Pronounciation

    However,
    danˋ
    T
    during the evacuation
    zaiˋcheˋliˊshiˊ
    在撤離時 T
    在撤离时 S
    Astronaut
    taiˋkong¯renˊ
    太空人 T
    (and)
    jian¯
    T
    Botanist
    zhiˊwuˋxueˊjia¯
    植物學家 T
    植物学家 S
    Mark
    maˇkeˋ
    馬克 T
    马克 S
    Watney
    waˇteˋniˊ
    瓦特尼 T
    was unfortunately
    buˋxingˋ
    不幸 T
    by
    beiˋ
    T
    an antennae
    tian¯xianˋ
    天線 T
    天线 S
    hit (and as a result)
    daˇzhong¯
    打中 T
    lost track of
    shi¯quˋzong¯yingˇ
    失去蹤影 T
    失去踪影 S

    Chinese Symbol Words (Simplified)
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