zāo yù
v./n. to befall, to encounter (something bad); (bitter) experience
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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zhōng guó zāo yù le wǔ shí nián lái zuì yán zhòng de hàn zāi .
phr. China was visited by the worst drought in 50 years.
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duì zāi qū rén mín zāo yù de bú xìng , wǒ men jì yǔ shēn shēn de tóng qíng .
phr. We showed deep sympathy with the people who suffered misfortune in the disaster area.