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Pīnyīn
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HSK
subject (of a talk or conversation) / topic
HSK 5
microphone / (telephone) receiver / handset
HSK 6
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  *话* | 话* | *话
dialect / language / spoken words / speech / talk / words / conversation / what sb said / CL: 種|种, , , ,
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  *话* | 话* | *话
old variant of 話|话
It is said that ... (at the start of a narrative) / to discuss / to recount
call charge
words / speech / utterance / discourse
stage play / modern drama / CL: 臺|台,
Song and Yuan literary form based on vernacular folk stories
ability to have one's say and be listened to / influence / clout
one's speaking voice / tone / implication
manipulative talk / (sales) patter / CL:
chatterer
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow
phonograph or radio (old term) / chatterbox / talkative person
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow
phone operator
tone of voice / topic / subject under discussion
topic under discussion / thread of discussion
be that as it may
a pretext for gossip / a matter for derision
to say good-bye / to bid sb farewell
plum candy / preserved plum
subject (under discussion) / thread (of an argument)
to be on the verge of saying what is on one's mind
one's words carry an implicit meaning
one's words carry an implicit meaning
the conversation is disagreeable (idiom)
to reminisce
when views are irreconcilable, it's a waste of breath to continue discussion (idiom)
telephone booth
erhua variant of 話茬|话茬
A still tongue makes a wise head. (idiom)
one's words carry barbs / one's remarks are sarcastic
to use seemingly innocent conversation topics as a pretext to glean information / to touch upon other matters not central to the topic being discussed
calling card (telephone)
too much talk is a nuisance (idiom)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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