Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China


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  *哭* | 哭* | *哭
to cry / to weep
HSK 3
to weep
HSK 6
to cry bitterly
lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom) / both funny and extremely embarrassing / between laughter and tears
sound of weeping
to wail
to bawl, disturbing others
to cry / to wail
to weep endlessly / interminable wailing
to wail at a funeral / formal wailing while offering sacrifice to the departed
weeping bitter tears
to wail like ghosts and howl like wolves (idiom)
to pull a long face / to wear a mournful expression
to snivel (usually humorous)
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
to lament / to complain tearfully / to wail accusingly
to bawl / to cry / to wail / to howl / also written 號哭|号哭
to weep in sorrow
to bawl / to wail / to cry
lit. cries of grief shake the heavens / great sorrow (idiom)
to weep disconsolately / to cry on each other's shoulder
to wail and whine / piteous weeping
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears
to share one's feeling of grief with others (idiom)
weeping and gnashing one's teeth (idiom)
sobbing tone / sob / dirge / opera tune portraying mourning
to weep / to snivel
to weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead
lit. the child who cries gets the candy (idiom) / fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
to make a terrible scene (idiom) / to throw a tantrum
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 cry one's heart out
autumnal sadness
to wail / to bawl (idiom)
to cry loudly
squeal
to sing instead of weep (idiom)
crybaby
to burst into tears / to sob loudly / to bawl
lit. a child who cries gets to feed at the breast (idiom) / fig. the squeaky wheel gets the grease
lit. wolves howling, devils groaning (idiom); pathetic screams
to have eyelids swollen from crying / very unhappy (idiom)
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears
variant of 鬼哭狼嚎


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