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English to Chinese
What is the Chinese phonetic translation of long life?
What does the Chinese symbol Shou mean on jewelry?
The symbol "壽" on Chinese jewelry signifies "longevity" or "long life".
What is the Italian translation of 'long life'?
Lunga vita is an Italian equivalent of the English phrase "long life." Specifically, the feminine adjectivelunga means "long." The feminine noun vita means "life." The pronunciation is "LOON-gah VEE-tah." ...
Asked in English to Latin
Latin translation for for life?
The basic answer would be "pro vita". Added: True, but pro means "for" in the sense of "in favor of," "for the benefit of," "on behalf of," or "in exchange for." If "for life" is construed as meaning "as long as one lives," a better translation is in omnem vitam. ...
Asked in Literature & Language
Phonetic transcription of the word was?
Most Americans say something like "wuzz," using a long schwa vowel. It is long because it ends in a voiced consonant. The great dialectical and regional variety in the treatment of English vowel sounds has made the definitive phonetic transcription of common English words impossible. No single phonetic spelling is necessarily the correct one. ...
Asked in Chinese Language and Culture
What do the Chinese believe about the number 9?
The number 9 in Chinese is written as 九 [jiǔ]. It has the same pronunciation with the character 久, which means lasting long. And the number 9 is the biggest in uni-digits, so it is often used to represent the long life. ...
What is the official Chinese food?
Noodles are probably the nearest to an official Chinese food. Noodles or mein as they are known throughout China have a huge significance for the Chinese as they symbolise a long life, which is why they should never be cut! They are even served in some regions in place of a birthday cake. ...