台湾 (tai wan): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 27, 2018

台湾 (also 宝岛; Chinese PinYin: [tái wān]; traditional Chinese: 台灣) may mean: (1) noun. Taiwan, e.g. 台湾省 (Taiwan Province); (2) noun. an asteroid with the same name. Literally: 台 (stage) + 湾 (bay). Taiwan is the biggest island province of China with a population of 23.4 million, located some 180 kilometres (112 miles) off the southeastern coast of mainland China across the Taiwan Strait. The term can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 台湾?

Chinese Pinyin: [tái wān]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 台湾

Synonyms: 福尔摩沙 (Formosa), 宝岛, 中华台北

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 台湾人 (Taiwanese), 台湾海峡 (Taiwan Straits), 台湾岛 (Taiwan Island),

Collocation: 台湾当局 (Taiwan authorities), 台湾制造 (made in Taiwan), 台湾艺人 (Taiwanese pop stars), 台湾地图 (map of Taiwan), 宝岛台湾 (Taiwan Island),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 台湾 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 台湾.

4.1 比起那些旅游景点,这些摄影师更感兴趣的住在台湾的人。

Translation: The photographers were more interested in the people living in Taiwan, than the tourist attractions it has to offer.

4.2 台湾有二千三百万人口。

Translation: Taiwan is home to twenty-three million people.

4.3 尽管台湾占地不到地球的百分之一,但它拥有多样化的景观,从蜿蜒的峡谷,迷雾覆盖的山脉到温泉和热带海滩。

Translation: Although Taiwan occupies less than one percent of the Earth’s land, it is home to a diverse landscape, ranging from winding gorges and misty mountains to hot springs and tropical beaches.

4.4 如果你在台湾,你一定要去太鲁阁。 这个地方的名字意思是“美丽”,是台湾第二大热门的旅游目的地。

Translation: If you are in Taiwan you must visit Taroko. This place owes its name to the word “beautiful”, and is the second most popular destination in Taiwan.

4.5 巴士海峡是菲律宾亚米岛和台湾兰花岛之间的水道。

Translation: The Bashi Channel is a waterway between Y’Ami Island of the Philippines and Orchid Island of Taiwan.

4.6 中国共产党十九大后,台湾问题或将摆上议事日程

Translation: After the 19th CPC Congress, the Taiwan issue may be put on the agenda.

4.7 在台湾, 八月节是家人团聚庆祝的美好日子

Translation: ‘Mid-Autumn Festival’ – A wonderful day of family celebration in Taiwan.

4.8 这是距离台北最近的原住民村落,也是了解在汉族文化盛行之前的台湾本土文化的好地方。

Translation: This is the closest aboriginal village to Taipei and a great place to learn about the indigenous culture of Taiwan before Han Chinese culture takes precedence.

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