卻說

MandarinEdit

simpl. 却说
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin quèshuō
Zhuyin ㄑㄩㄝˋ ㄕㄨㄛ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰɥ̯œ⁵¹ ʂu̯ɔ⁵⁵/

VerbEdit

卻說 (traditional, Pinyin quèshuō, simplified 却说)

  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 08:54