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handwriting
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language / CL: 門|门, 種|种
HSK 4
to make a speech / statement / utterance / CL: 個|个
HSK 5
rumor
HSK 6
topolect / dialect
HSK 6
fable / CL: 則|则
HSK 6
to predict / prophecy
HSK 6
preface / introductory remarks / preamble / prelude
HSK 6
to leave a message / to leave one's comments / message
declaration / manifesto
(typically preceded by …[jiu4 xx5] or …|…[dui4 xx5] etc) as far as ... is concerned; speaking in terms of ...
one sentence / brief remark
saying / famous remark
promise
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words / speech / to say / to talk
Classical Chinese
the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄 in 1st century, containing over 9000 characters
to assert / assertion
to be a spokesperson / to be an ambassador (for a brand) / to endorse
to have heard what was said
foreword / introduction
maxim
lie
to pledge / to promise / oath / vow
to say clearly / to argue clearly / to pronounce / pronounced
to speak forthrightly / to talk bluntly
to make a suggestion / to state (one's views, ideas etc) / suggestion / advice / idea
natural language
preface / forward / introduction
slip of the tongue / indiscretion / to blurt out a secret
assembly language
rumor / gossip / to spread rumors
rumor / hearsay
to say candidly / to acknowledge frankly
lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite topic / to hold forth to one's heart's content
to speak / words
ravings / delirious utterances / kyōgen (a form of traditional Japanese comic theater)
complaint
dumbstruck and unable to reply (idiom); left speechless / at a loss for words
it may be said
to put about (a story, plan, threat etc) / to let it be known (esp. of threat or malicious story) / to threaten
lies / wild talk / to tell lies / to talk nonsense / fantasy (literature)
words of the deceased / last words of the dying / wisdom of past sages
lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony
taciturn / reticent
too wonderful for words
comparatively speaking
slander / slanderous report / calumny / false charge
joking matter / to go back on one's words
words of advice on parting
testimony
to speak cautiously / to guard one's tongue
object oriented language
to distinguish oneself through one's writing (one the three imperishables 三不朽) / to expound one's theory
true statement / incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀羅尼|陀罗尼)
tactful / diplomatic / mild and indirect
to speak conceited nonsense / to come out with arrogant claptrap
wise saying / words of wisdom
low-level (computer) language
words from the bottom of one's heart
common saying
loyal advice / sincere advice
advice / to advise
to exaggerate / to boast
to suffer unspeakable misery / indescribably painful / hellish
to speak incoherently / to ramble / to talk irresponsibly
sweet words / fine talk
to keep silent (idiom)
habitually silent (idiom) / reticent / uncommunicative
to put forward a suggestion (to sb in a senior position) / to offer a word of advice
evil tongue / malicious talk
valued advice
superfluous words / unnecessary detail
to speak out for justice (idiom); to take a stand on a matter of principle
metalanguage
heresy
(linguistics) eye dialect
needless to say / it goes without saying
admonition / exhortation / dictum / the biblical Book of Proverbs
gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
to recommend (in words) / to suggest
introductory remarks
to propose / to put forward (an idea) / to initiate
machine language
promise / one's word / pledge / abbreviation
to say, without careful consideration
Mo Yan (1955-), Chinese novelist, winner of 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature
good words
inexpressible (idiom) / beyond description
dissenting words
motto / slogan
slander / calumny / to accuse unjustly
to reprove / forthright admonition
to state / to declare / pronouncement / declaration
to say (sth that relates to oneself)
introduction / preamble
a pack of lies
to start to speak
to claim falsely (literary)
repeated gaffes

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