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

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expression of opinion / views / remarks / arguments
(of a movie, novel etc) romantic / sentimental
  *言* | 言* | *言
words / speech / to say / to talk
words / speech / (spoken) language
to speak / to tell
words and actions / what one says and what one does
words / expression / what one says
to speak of / to refer to
to teach by words and example (idiom)
to describe / to put into words
discourse / words / utterance / what one says / manner of speech
concise and comprehensive (idiom)
one must be a man of his word and resolute in his work (proverb)
unspoken implication (idiom) / the actual meaning of what was said
to return to the topic (idiom) / to get back to the main point
to see, hear and obey (idiom); to take advice / to take sb at his word
to speak seriously / to exaggerate
words still ringing in one's ears (idiom)
variant of 言辭|言辞
to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
to give verbal instruction
to convey in words
(idiom) one's actions are in keeping with what one says
to state clearly
(of one's words) to have substance
to go back on one's word / to break one's promise / to be unfaithful / to be untrustworthy
to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek / saying one thing but meaning sth different
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
name of "speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 訁|讠
(idiom) to say one thing and do another
to talk nonsense (idiom) / frivolous talk
to become reconciled / to bury the hatchet
if you say too much, you're bound to slip up at some point (idiom)
don't blame the speaker, take note of his warning (idiom); an exhortation to speak one's mind without fear of reprisals, and with the expectation of being taken seriously
one's words reflect one's thinking (idiom)
(of a writing etc) to have no substance (idiom) / to carry no weight
simple words with a profound meaning (idiom)
to have one's words prove to be prophetic
impossible to put into words / inexpressible
(conventional letter ending) words cannot fully express what is in my heart (idiom)
imperial censor
romance novel / romantic fiction
Explaining in words is not as good as teaching by example (idiom). Action speaks louder than words.
(of one's words) to be in accord with reality (idiom)
to take a casual remark to heart (idiom)
(idiom) to say one thing and do another
(idiom) one's actions are in keeping with what one says
speech defect
speech defect
articulate in speech (idiom) / eloquent
the press / the media
the press / the media
freedom of speech

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