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The Chinese word Xi lan - 锡兰 - Xī lán
(Ceylon in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

Xī lán

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English translations

Ceylon, Sri Lanka

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( Xi lan / Xī lán ) with pronunciation (English translation: Ceylon )

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锡兰 ( Xi lan / Xī lán ) is composed of these characters: (xi) , (lan)
锡兰 ( Xi lan / Xī lán ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 锡兰 ( Xi lan / Xī lán ) 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).

Tamen zai Xi lan shuo shenme yuyan?
Tāmen zài Xī lán shuō shénme yŭyán?

 – English translation: What language do they speak in Ceylon?


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