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Xin Wen - Daily Mandarin Lesson

"News" in Mandarin Chinese

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Xin Wen

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Meaning

news

Pronunciation

Tone marks: ►xīn wén
Tone numbers: xin1 wen2

Chinese Characters

Traditional: 新聞
Simplified: 新闻

First Character: 新 (xīn) – meso- (chem.); new; newly
Second Character: 聞 (wén) – (surname); hear; sniff at

Examples of Xīn Wén

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Zhè zé xīnwén hěn yǒuqù.
這則新聞很有趣。
这则新闻很有趣。
This news is very interesting.

Tā shì yī wèi hěn jìng yè de xīnwènjìzhē.
她是一位很敬業的新聞記者。
她是一位很敬业的新闻记者。
She is a dedicated journalist.
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