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life, to dwell in, existence, to live, livelihood
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生活 ( shenghuo / shēnghuó ) is composed of these characters:
, 活 (huo)
The traditional Chinese characters of shēnghuó are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Xu shifu shenghuo hen jianpu.
Xú shīfu shēnghuó hĕn jiănpŭ. – English translation: Master Xu lived a simple life.
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also: to live | alive
生活 ( shenghuo / shēnghuó ) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 43)