白话

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 白話

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin báihuà
Zhuyin ㄅㄞˊ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
IPA (key) /paɪ̯³⁵ xu̯a̠⁵¹/
Homophones
白話/白话
白樺/白桦
白化

Noun[edit]

白话 (simplified, Pinyin báihuà, traditional 白話)

  1. vernacular (Chinese); the vernacular variety, especially Cantonese
  2. an empty promise