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  *哭* | 哭* | *哭
to cry / to weep
to weep
to cry bitterly
sound of weeping
lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom) / both funny and extremely embarrassing / between laughter and tears
to cry loudly
weeping bitter tears
to cry / to wail
to lament / to complain tearfully / to wail accusingly
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
to weep endlessly / interminable wailing
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
to burst into tears / to sob loudly / to bawl
to weep / to snivel
to wail
to wail at a funeral / formal wailing while offering sacrifice to the departed
to wail / to bawl (idiom)
to weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead
to cry one's heart out
sullen / to scowl miserably
to snivel (usually humorous)
to weep disconsolately / to cry on each other's shoulder
sobbing tone / sob / dirge / opera tune portraying mourning
to wail like ghosts and howl like wolves (idiom)
to bawl / to wail / to cry
to make a terrible scene (idiom) / to throw a tantrum
lit. cries of grief shake the heavens / great sorrow (idiom)
lit. a child who cries gets to feed at the breast (idiom) / fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
lit. the child who cries gets the candy (idiom) / fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
to weep in sorrow
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears
mourning staff draped in white, held at a funeral to show filial piety
to pull a long face / sullen / also written 哭喪著臉|哭丧着脸
to wail and whine / piteous weeping
autumnal sadness
to bawl / to cry / to wail / to howl / also written 號哭|号哭
lit. wolves howling, devils groaning (idiom); pathetic screams
to share one's feeling of grief with others (idiom)
to sing instead of weep (idiom)
weeping and gnashing one's teeth (idiom)
to have eyelids swollen from crying / very unhappy (idiom)
variant of 鬼哭狼嚎

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