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yǐng zi
n. shadow; reflection; vague impression; vestige
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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zài lù dēng xià mian néng kàn dào zì jǐ de yǐng zi
phr. Under the street lamp you can see your shadow.
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yǐng zi shì zěn me xíng chéng de ?
phr. How does the shadow take shape?
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dà lóu de yǐng zi dào lì zài hú zhōng .
phr. The building is reflected upside down in the lake.
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tā de yǐng zi tóu shè dào le dì shang
phr. His shadow was projected onto the ground.
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tā zǎo jiù bǎ nà shìr wàng de yǐng zi dōu méi le .
phr. He forgot about that thing a long time ago and doesn't have the vaguest impression of it.
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tā hěn máng, wǒ men chéng rì dōu bú jiàn tā de yǐng zi .
phr. He is very busy, and we never catch a glimpse of him all day long.