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The Chinese word kan dianshi - 看电视 - kàn diànshì
(to watch television in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

kàn diànshì

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English translations

to watch television,
to watch TV

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( kan dianshi / kàn diànshì ) with pronunciation (English translation: to watch television )

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看电视 ( kan dianshi / kàn diànshì ) is composed of these characters: (kan) , (dian) , (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
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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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