且說

MandarinEdit

simpl. 且说
trad.

EtymologyEdit

(temporarily; tentatively) + (speak)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qiěshuō
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄝˇ ㄕㄨㄛ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂu̯ɔ⁵⁵/

VerbEdit

且說 (traditional, Pinyin qiěshuō, simplified 且说)

  1. (archaic) Let us now speak for a moment about; Let us now turn to

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

In earlier times, an author would frequently use this expression to indicate the end of one story line, and the beginning of another.

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:34