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delicacy, fine food, cate
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美食 ( meishi / mĕishí ) is composed of these characters:
, 食 (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 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 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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