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Bob Dylan Thomas

all you geo-sinologists out there...

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Bob Dylan Thomas

...can anyone help with accurate translations of:

Carbon monoxide (i'd guess at tan4dan1yang3)

Deforestation

Reforestation

also: in expressing "asian values", would you go for ya4zhou1 zhun3ze2 or ya4zhou1 jia4zhi2??

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Carbon Monoxide is 一氧化碳. and just in case you were interested, Carbon Dioxide is 二氧化碳.

Deforestation is: 砍伐森林

Reforestation is: 重新造林

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Guest Yau
Reforestation is: 重新造林

It's grammatically correct and exactly the same as dictionaries.

However, I'd only say "造林" for daily use.

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Quest
Deforestation is: 砍伐森林

Reforestation is: 重新造林

伐林 and 造林?

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also: in expressing "asian values", would you go for ya4zhou1 zhun3ze2 or ya4zhou1 jia4zhi2??

maybe 亚洲人的价值观?

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holyman

think its 毁林 and 造林 for deforestation and reforestation.

i remember the ex-prime minister of singapore used 亚洲价值观。

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