弦外之音

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Chinese[edit]

bow string; string of mus. instr.
 
outside; in addition; foreign
outside; in addition; foreign; external
's; him/her/it; this sound; noise; news
trad. (弦外之音/絃外之音) /
simp. (弦外之音)
Literally: “notes outside of the string”.

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弦外之音

  1. unsaid meaning of one's words; unspoken implication

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