发现 (fa xian): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 3, 2018

发现 (Chinese PinYin: [fā xiàn]; traditional Chinese:發現) may mean: (1) verb. discover, e.g. 发现问题 (identify problems); (2) noun. finding, e.g. 考古发现 (archaeological finding. Literally: 发 (launch) + 现 (appear). It is one of the basic mandarin Chinese words that will occur often in everyday use. Some example phrases and expressions are: 科学发现 (scientific discovery), 突然发现 (suddenly find out), 被发现 (be found).

1. How to pronounce 发现?

Chinese Pinyin: [fā xiàn]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 发现

Synonyms: 发觉, 察觉, 觉察, 察觉, 发掘

Antonyms: 掩盖, 埋没, 湮没,

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

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 科学发现 (scientific discovery), 突然发现 (suddenly find out), 被发现 (be found), 发现问题 (identify problems), 发现不足 (identify the insufficiency), 发现险情 (spot a danger), 良心发现 (stung by conscience),

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4. How to use 发现 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 发现.

4.1 我发现一个有趣的家伙

Translation: I found an interesting guy.

4.2 他们宣称发现了一颗新的脉冲星。

Translation: They claimed to have discovered a new pulsar.

4.3 新的科学发现将改变我们对癌症的固有认识。

Translation: The new scientific discovery will change our existing understanding of cancer.

4.4 驾驶员发现飞机的起落架不能缩回。

Translation: The pilot found that the undercarriage could not be retracted.

4.5 她装扮得漂漂亮亮的, 却发现无处可去炫耀。

Translation: She dressed herself up and found nowhere to show up.

4.6 他们对那个地方进行了彻底搜查,但是没有发现任何有价值的线索

Translation: They conducted a thorough search of the place but found no valuable clues.

4.7 如果我们在山洞里呆着,就不会被敌人发现了。

Translation: If we stay in the cave, we will not be discovered by the enemy.

4.8 奶爸可能会发现很难腾出时间来处理其他人际关系.

Translation: New dads may find it difficult to make time for the other relationships.

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