幽默

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

As an Old Chinese word, it was attested in Chu Ci and meant "quiet, tranquil". In contemporary times, it is used to translate English humour.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yōumò
Zhuyin ㄧㄡ ㄇㄛˋ
IPA (key) /i̯oʊ̯⁵⁵ mu̯ɔ⁵¹/
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AdjectiveEdit

幽默 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yōumò)

  1. (obsolete) quiet, tranquil
  2. humorous

NounEdit

幽默 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yōumò)

  1. humour

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 03:35