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ChineseEdit

trip; travel to roam; travel
trad. (旅遊/旅游) /
simp. (旅游)

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VerbEdit

旅遊

  1. to travel (away from one's home for a particular purpose); to tour
    旅遊城市 / 旅游城市  ―  lǚyóu chéngshì  ―  tourist city
    大眾旅遊時代 / 大众旅游时代  ―  dàzhòng lǚyóu shídài  ―  age of mass tourism
    本來旅遊後來不了了之 [MSC, trad.]
    本来旅游后来不了了之 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā běnlái qǐng wǒ lǚyóu, dàn hòulái jiù bùliǎoliǎozhī le. [Pinyin]
    He had invited me to go travelling with him, but the idea came to nothing.
    星期搬家來著怎麼旅遊 [MSC, trad.]
    星期搬家来着怎么旅游 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shàng ge xīngqī hái bānjiā láizhe, zěnme huì zài lǚyóu ne? [Pinyin]
    She moved house only last week, how can she be travelling now?
    你們這次旅遊自助還是跟團兒 [MSC, trad.]
    你们这次旅游自助还是跟团儿 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐmen zhèicì lǚyóu shì zìzhù háishi gēntuánr a? [Pinyin]
    For this trip, are you travelling by yourselves or with a tour group?

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Usage notesEdit

旅遊旅游 (lǚyóu) is used to convey a sense of travelling for the purpose of leisure (e.g. sight-seeing), while 旅行 (lǚxíng) is used when any sense of travel is implied. Use 參觀参观 (cānguān) to express tour as in a short trip to a certain place, and 巡迴巡回 (xúnhuí) to express tour as in a performance circuit.

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