ChineseEdit

(onomat.); to pump (water) (onomat.); to pump (water)
simp. and trad.
(唧唧)

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation 1Edit


NounEdit

唧唧

  1. sighing
  2. praising
  3. chirping
Usage notesEdit

This term is found in the text of the Chinese Ballad of Mulan, 木蘭/木兰 (Mùlán cí), and Bai Juyi's poem Pipa Xing, 琵琶 (pípa xíng).

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

唧唧

  1. (Xiang, childish) milk

SynonymsEdit