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TranslingualEdit

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 戈女金口山 (IVCRU), four-corner 3871, composition)

  1. speak, say, talk
  2. scold, upbraid

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Yale syut3)


MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shuō
Zhuyin ㄕㄨㄛ
IPA (key) /ʂu̯ɔ⁵⁵/
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NounEdit

(simplified, Pinyin shuō, traditional )

  1. (literary) theory; explanation

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin shuō, traditional )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to speak; to say; to explain
    诸水之间空气分为上下
    Shén shuō, zhūshuǐ zhījiān yào yǒu kōngqì, jiāng shuǐ fēnwéi shàngxià.
    And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
    汉语
    huì shuō Hànyǔ ma?
    Can you speak Chinese?
  2. criticize, scold, upbraid
    怎么天天
    zěnme tiāntiān dōu shuō ?
    Why do you constantly criticize me?

SynonymsEdit

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VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin shuì, traditional )

  1. (literary) to persuade

VerbEdit

(simplified, Pinyin yuè, traditional )

  1. (archaic) to delight in; to be happy

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Pinyin shuō (shuo1), shuì (shui4), yuè (yue4), Wade-Giles shuo1, shui4, yüeh4)

CompoundsEdit

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Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 09:58