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The Chinese word meishi - 美食 - mĕishí
(delicacy in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

fine food, cate

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( meishi / mĕishí ) with pronunciation (English translation: delicacy )
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美食 ( meishi / mĕishí ) is composed of these characters: (mei) , (shi)
The traditional Chinese characters of mĕishí are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 美食 ( meishi / mĕishí ) 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 qizi renwei xia shi yidao meishi.
Wŏ qīzi rènwéi xiā shì yīdào mĕishí.

 – English translation: My wife thinks that shrimps are a delicacy.

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beauty  |  food

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