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Translingual[edit]

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han character[edit]

(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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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , , Yale syut3)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shuō
Zhuyin ㄕㄨㄛ
IPA (key) /ʂu̯ɔ⁵⁵/
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Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuō, traditional )

  1. (literary) theory; explanation

Verb[edit]

(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?

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Verb[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin shuì, traditional )

  1. (literary) to persuade

Verb[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yuè, traditional )

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

Hanzi[edit]

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

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