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|English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]|
|English term or phrase: angel|
27 mins peer agreement (net): +1
8 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
ぱㄏ or 礨ㄠ
The first answer has the phonetic signs of "tian shi (or tian shih)." The two characters literally mean "sky or heaven" and "ambassador, envoy or messenger"
The second answer is a transliteration of the sounds of the word "angel." The term has three characters which sound like this: "an-qi-er." Usually the sound correspondence is more important than the meaning of the Chinese words. However, here the Chinese words chosen do bear some salutary meaning. An means "peace, safe. stability, calm, consolation, etc." Qi (or Chi) 礨 is a jade or gem. Er ㄠ means children, child, son or daughter. So, you can see that the second term is as popular and used almost as often as the first one.
Local time: 18:50
Native speaker of: Chinese, English
PRO pts in pair: 72
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