Pinyin/Amazon River

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Amazon River

The Amazon River is the largest river in the world.

Amazon Her shih shihjieh zuih dah herliur.


It is the world's second longest river after the Nile, and flows through the tropical forests of South America, mainly in Brazil.

ta zaih Nile Her zhihouh shih shihjieh dih-2 charng herliur, zhuuyaoh liurjing Brazil d Narnmeei rehdaih senlirn.


Its headwaters are in the Andes Mountains in Peru in the west of South America, and flows eastward into the Atlantic Ocean near the equator.

ta d yuarntour zaih Narnmeei xibuh, Peru d Andes Shanmaih, xiahngdong liur ruh chihdaoh fuhjihn d Dahxi Yarng.



Amazon River is the largest by its volume of water.

Amazon Her d shuiiliahng zuih dah.


Its volume of flow is bigger than the total of the next 8 largest rivers in the world.

ta d liurliahng dahyur ta zhihouh 8-tiaor shihjieh zuih dah herliur d zoongher.


It has the world's largest river basin, and has about 1/5 of the world's total river flow.

ta yoou shihjih zuih dah d liuryuh, zhahn shihjieh zoong liurliahng d 1/5.



During the rainy season, parts of the Amazon exceed 190km in width.

zaih yuujih, buhfehn Amazon d kuanduh chaoguoh 190km.


Because of its huge size, it is sometimes called the River Sea.

youryur tiiji juhdah, yooushir beih chengweir Her Haai.


It is the world's largest river but not the longest.

ta shih shihjieh zuih dah herliur err bushih zuih charng.


The world's longest river is the Nile.

shihjieh zuih charng d herliur shih Nile Her.