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to watch television, to watch TV
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看电视 ( kan dianshi / kàn diànshì ) is composed of these characters:
, 电 (dian)
, 视 (shi)
看电视 ( kan dianshi / kàn diànshì ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 看电视 ( kan dianshi / kàn diànshì ) ⓘWriting in Pinyin Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication. If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).
Wo xihuan kan dianshi.
Wŏ xĭhuan kàn diànshì. – English translation: I like watching TV.
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television | to watch
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