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The Chinese word tiankong - 天空 - tiánkōng
(sky in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

tiánkōng

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English translations

sky, heaven, celestial

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Chinese characters  ( tiankong / tiánkōng ) with pronunciation (English translation: sky )

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天空 ( tiankong / tiánkōng ) is composed of these characters: (tian) , (kong)
The traditional Chinese characters of tiánkōng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 天空 ( tiankong / tiánkōng ) 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).

Na zhi niao zai tiankong zhong feixiang.
Nà zhī niăo zaì tiānkōng zhōng fēixiáng.

 – English translation: That bird is flying in the sky.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

sky  |  empty
天空 ( tiankong / tiánkōng ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 237)
More words that mean sky in Chinese
kōng ( 空 ), tiān ( 天 )
More words that mean heaven in Chinese
tiāntáng ( 天堂 )

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