大陆 (da lu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | June 1, 2018

大陆 (Chinese PinYin: [dà lù]; traditional Chinese:大陸) may mean: (1) noun. continent, e.g. 湿润大陆性气候 (humid continental climate); (2) noun. mainland China, e.g. 在香港和大陆之间穿梭 (travel between Hong Kong and Mainland China). Literally: 大 (big) + 陆 (land). It is a medium-high frequency word that can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce大陆?

Chinese Pinyin: [dà lù]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 大陆

Synonyms: 内地, 陆地, 中国大陆,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 大陆.

Fixed expression: 新大陆 (a new continent; the New World), 亚欧大陆 (Eurasia), 欧洲大陆 (the continent of Europe), 中国大陆 (mainland China),

Collocation: 亚洲大陆 (the Asian continent), 大陆漂移 (continental drifting), 大陆学生 (students from mainland China), 整个大陆 (the whole continent), 大陆游客 (tourists from mainland China),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: 大陆架 (continental shelf), 大陆性气候 (continental climate),

4. How to use 大陆 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 大陆.

4.1 欧洲大陆的地震有近一半是发生在希腊境内的。

Translation: The European continent has nearly half of the earthquakes occurred in Greece.

4.2 中国大陆每周有超过100个航班从北京、上海和广州飞到美国各大热门城市。

Translation: There are more than 100 flights per week from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou of mainland China to major cities in the United States.

4.3 美国东北部为湿润的大陆性气候。

Translation: The northeastern United States has a humid continental climate.

4.4 他们还希望找到他们认为位在于印度洋或太平洋的一个新大陆。

Translation: They also hoped to find a new continent which they thought existed in the Indian or Pacific Ocean.

4.5 澳大利亚是一个被印度洋和太平洋海洋环抱的国家和大陆。

Translation: Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans.

4.6 中国大陆科技巨头腾讯正在尝试做一些前所未有的事情:把国内最大的在线手游带到全世界。

Translation:The tech giant Tencent from mainland China is trying to do something that’s never been done before: take the biggest online mobile game in China global.

4.7 这可能将导致大陆游客赴美人数大幅攀升。

Translation: This is likely to lead to a sharp jump in the number of mainland tourists to America.

4.8 美国商务部称去年,八十万一千名中国大陆游客到美国旅游,使得美国经济总量增加了五十亿美元。

Translation: The U. S. Commerce Department says 801,000 Mainland Chinese visited the U. S. last year, adding $5 billion to the U.S. economy.

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