ChineseEdit

quiet; sad quiet; sad
simp. and trad.
(悄悄)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

悄悄

  1. quiet
    門口悄悄交談 [MSC, trad.]
    门口悄悄交谈 [MSC, simp.]
    Yī xiǎo qún rén zhàn zài ménkǒu, qiāoqiāo de jiāotánzhe. [Pinyin]
    A small group of people stand about by the gate, talking quietly.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

悄悄

  1. in secret; stealthily; without allowing others to notice
    最終協議談判正在悄悄進行 [MSC, trad.]
    最终协议谈判正在悄悄进行 [MSC, simp.]
    Zuìzhōng xiéyì de tánpàn zhèngzài qiāoqiāo jìnxíng. [Pinyin]
    Negotiations on the final agreement are progressing in secret.
    孩子悄悄洋蔥 [MSC, trad.]
    孩子悄悄洋葱 [MSC, simp.]
    Háizǐmen qiāoqiāo rēngdiào ròuchuàn shàng de yángcōng. [Pinyin]
    The children secretly threw away the rings of raw onions in their kebabs.

SynonymsEdit