The Martian 9, Chinese Symbols and Meanings In Context

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  • 囗:恩尼開厂:原馬乛:尋了子發八:內鈴並薯其十:打找一:一瓦現丿:節箱特物個他便丶:感資滿的塞定立刻 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

    Watney then searched for additional supplies and discovered a sealed packet of potatoes originally intended to be used for Thanksgiving.

    Chinese Symbol Words (Traditional)
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    Easy Sorted Chinese Symbols
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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

    瓦特尼 便立刻 尋找 其他 物資 並發現 一個 原定 感恩節 打開 的 箱子內塞滿了 馬鈴薯

    Simplified

    瓦特尼 便立刻 寻找 其他 物资 并发现 一个 原定 感恩节 打开 的 箱子内塞满了 马铃薯

    Word Definitions
    With Pinyin Pronounciation

    Watney
    waˇteˋniˊ
    瓦特尼 T
    then
    便bianˋliˋkeˋ
    便立刻 T
    searched for
    xunˊzhaoˇ
    尋找 T
    寻找 S
    other
    qiˊta¯
    其他 T
    supplies
    wuˋzi¯
    物資 T
    物资 S
    and so discovered
    bingˋfa¯xianˋ
    並發現 T
    并发现 S
    an
    yiˋge˙
    一個 T
    一个 S
    originally intended (for)
    yuanˊdingˋ
    原定 T
    Thanksgiving
    ganˇen¯jieˊ
    感恩節 T
    感恩节 S
    opening
    daˇkai¯
    打開 T
    打开 S
    (connecting grammar particle)
    de˙
    T
    sealed container filled with
    xiang¯ziˇneiˋsai¯滿manˇle˙
    箱子內塞滿了 T
    箱子内塞满了 S
    potatoes
    maˇlingˊshuˇ
    馬鈴薯 T
    马铃薯 S

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