TRANSLATION EXAMPLE Birds

Chinese Readings
"What Birds Can Teach Us. Observe intently the birds of heaven, because they do not sow seed" - Learn Chinese Translation Example.

Consider, please, the following Chinese text (the characters belonging to the list of 1,000 most commonly used Chinese characters are highlighted in yellow -
for the list of the most frequently used Chinese characters click here):

观察飞道理。“你们细心观察天上的飞。飞种,不收,也不在房里储粮,你们的天父尚且养活它们,难道你们不比飞贵重吗?”耶稣在加利利海附近的山上,发表了一个著名的演讲。他在这个演讲里,说了上述这话。当时的听众不仅有耶稣的门,还有一大群很可能会成为门的人。他们从各地来,要听他说话。这些人大都是民,带着有病的人来找耶稣,求他医治。耶稣治好一切有病的,但满足群众的属灵需要更为重要。于是耶稣就开口教导他们,并在这个场合提到观察飞

The text above is composed by a total of 202 characters. 175 of them (86%), highlighted in yellow, belong to the list of 1,000 most commonly used Chinese characters -
for the list of the most frequently used Chinese characters click here.

English translation:

What Birds Can Teach Us. "OBSERVE intently the birds of heaven, because they do not sow seed or reap or gather into storehouses; still your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth more than they are?" Jesus Christ said these words in a famous sermon given on a mountainside near the Sea of Galilee. His audience was not limited to his followers. A great crowd of potential disciples from all parts of the land were present. Many of them were poor people who had brought the sick for Jesus to cure. Having cured all the ailing ones, Jesus gave attention to the more important spiritual needs. Among the lessons he taught was the one mentioned above.

List of different Chinese characters contained in the text above:

观察飞鸟领悟道理你们细心天上的不撒种收割也在仓房里储粮父尚且养活它难比贵重吗耶稣加利海附近山坡发表了一个著名演讲他这说述番话当时听众仅有门徒还大群很可能会成为人从各地拥来要些都是贫民带着病找求医治好切但满足属灵需更于就开口教导并场合提到

This translation example demonstrates again that it's wise to learn Chinese starting from the most commonly used words and characters.


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