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The Chinese word kanshu - 看书 - kànshū
(to read a book in Chinese)

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English translation

to read a book

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Chinese characters  ( kanshu / kànshū ) with pronunciation (English translation: to read a book )
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看书 ( kanshu / kànshū ) is composed of these characters: (kan) , (shu)
看书 ( kanshu / kànshū ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 看书 ( kanshu / kànshū ) 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).

Ta zai wanshang kanshu.
Tā zài wănshang kànshū.

 – English translation: He reads books in the evening.

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to look at  |  book

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