聊天

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("to chat") +  ("day"), literally, "chatting away the day".

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin liáotiān
Zhuyin ㄌㄧㄠˊ ㄊㄧㄢ
IPA (key) /li̯ɑʊ̯³⁵ tʰi̯ɛn⁵⁵/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing, erhua-ed)
(聊天兒聊天儿)
Pinyin liáotiānr
Zhuyin ㄌㄧㄠˊ ㄊㄧㄢㄦ
IPA (key) /li̯ɑʊ̯³⁵ tʰjɑɻ⁵⁵/

VerbEdit

聊天 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin liáotiān)

  1. to chat
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:18