The Martian 5, Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

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  • 囗:吵員尼星開厂:留乛:己發八:並警火十:報聲太在一:瓦現醒丿:特後丶:自的空遺被離衣𠄌:組 Neil Keleher. Chinese Symbols and Meanings,

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

    After the crew left, Watney was awakened by his suit alarm and discovered that he'd been abandoned on Mars.

    Chinese Symbol Words (Traditional)
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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.


    在組員離開後 瓦特尼 被 太空衣的 警報聲吵 醒 並發現 自己 被遺留 在火星


    在组员离开后 瓦特尼 被 太空衣的 警报声吵 醒 并发现 自己 被遗留 在火星

    Word Definitions
    With Pinyin Pronounciation

    After the crew left
    在組員離開後 T
    在组员离开后 S
    瓦特尼 T
    was, by
    (his) space suit's
    太空衣的 T
    警報聲吵 T
    警报声吵 S
    woken up
    it was then (that he) discovered
    並發現 T
    并发现 S
    自己 T
    被遺留 T
    被遗留 S
    on Mars
    在火星 T

    Chinese Symbol Words (Simplified)
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