See also: 説明 and 说明

ChineseEdit

to speak; to say; persuade (politically)
 
clear; bright; to understand
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
trad. (說明)
simp. (说明)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

說明

  1. to explain; to account for; to illustrate; to specify
    除非另有說明 / 除非另有说明  ―  chúfēi lìngyǒu shuōmíng  ―  unless otherwise specified
    現在科學可以說明許多神秘 [MSC, trad.]
    现在科学可以说明许多神秘 [MSC, simp.]
    Xiànzài kēxué kěyǐ shuōmíng xǔduō shénmì de shì. [Pinyin]
    Science can now account for many mysterious things.
  2. to show; to indicate; to mean; to prove
    說明什麼 / 说明什么  ―  Zhè shuōmíng shénme?  ―  What does this show?

SynonymsEdit

  • (to explain):
  • (to show):

NounEdit

說明

  1. explanation; instruction; direction; account; note

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
せつ
Hyōgaiji
めい
Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

說明(せつめい) (setsumei (kyūjitai, shinjitai 説明)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 説明: explanation

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

說明 (seolmyeong) (hangeul 설명)

  1. Hanja form? of 설명 (explanation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

說明

  1. Hán tự form of thuyết minh (to explain).