演說

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See also: 演説 and 演说

Chinese[edit]

 
to develop; to evolve; to practice; to perform; to play; to act
to speak; to say; persuade (politically)
trad. (演說)
simp. (演说)

Etymology[edit]

In its original literary sense, attestable from at least the Tang dynasty. The "speech" sense may be from Japanese 演説 (えんぜつ) (enzetsu).

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

演說

  1. to make a speech; to address
  2. (literary) to deduce; to infer; to derive

Noun[edit]

演說

  1. speech; address