告诉

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Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("to inform") +  ("to narrate, to accuse").

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

告诉

  1. (Mandarin) to tell; to inform
    • 一点告诉 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Qǐng màn yīdiǎn gàosù tā. [Pinyin]
      Please don't tell him yet.
  2. (law) to file a lawsuit against someone

See also[edit]

  • (Min Nan, "to tell") + pronoun + kóng (ex. Góa ū lín kóng-kòe - I told you).