歇後語

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Chinese[edit]

to rest
 
back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
trad. (歇後語)
simp. (歇后语)
Literally: “words after a pause”.
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歇後語

  1. xiehouyu (An idiomatic two part double pun. Part one is akin to a riddle, while part two is usually a double pun based on part one. The second part is often omitted. An example in English might be "make like a tree and leave.")

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