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[雙關語] shuāngguānyǔ pun
play on words
a phrase with a double meaning

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        Shuāng/shuāng, [雙], surname Shuang, two/double/pair/both
        shuāngbāotāi, [雙胞胎], twin/CL:對|对[duì]
        shuāngshǒu, [雙手], both hands
        shuāngfāng, [雙方], bilateral/both sides/both parties involved
        shuāngchóng, [雙重], double
        shuāngrén, [雙人], two-person/double/pair/tandem
        shuāngmiàn, [雙面], double-sided/two-faced/double-edged/reversible
        shuāngguān, [雙關], pun/play on words
        shuāngbì, [雙臂], arms/both arms/two arms
        shuāngqīn, [雙親], parents
        shuāngguānyǔ, [雙關語], pun/play on words/a phrase with a double meaning
        shuāngcéng, [雙層], double tier/double decker
        shuāngxiàng, [雙向], bidirectional/two-way/interactive
        Shuāngyú, [雙魚], Pisces (star sign)
        
        
        shuāngmóu, [雙眸], one's pair of eyes
        Shuāngzǐ, [雙子], Gemini (star sign)
        shuāngrénchuáng, [雙人床], double bed
        
        shuāngyǎn, [雙眼], the two eyes
        
        shuānghuángguǎn, [雙簧管], double reed wind instrument (such as oboe or bassoon)
        shuāngjiǎo, [雙腳], two legs/both feet
        Shuāngzǐzuò, [雙子座], Gemini (constellation and sign of the zodiac)
        Shuāngfēng, [雙峰], Twin peaks/Shuangfeng county in Loudi 婁底|娄底[Lóu dǐ], Hunan
        shuāngguǎnqíxià, [雙管齊下], lit. to paint holding two brushes (idiom); fig. to work on two tasks at the same...
        mínglìshuāngshōu, [名利雙收], both fame and fortune (idiom)/both virtue and reward
        shuāngbiān, [雙邊], bilateral
        
        jǔshìwúshuāng, [舉世無雙], unrivaled (idiom); world number one/unique/unequaled
        
        shuānghuáng, [雙簧], a form or theatrical double act, popular since Qing times, with one player seate...
        shuāngrénhuá, [雙人滑], pair skating
        shuāngshēng, [雙生], twin (adjective)/twins
        shuāngdǎ, [雙打], doubles (in sports)/CL:場|场[chǎng]
        shuāngxuéwèi, [雙學位], dual degree (academic)
        shuāngrènjiàn, [雙刃劍], double-edged sword (both lit. and fig.)
        shuāngxīng, [雙星], double star
        
        ShuāngchéngJì, [雙城記], A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 查爾斯・狄更斯|查尔斯・狄更斯[Chá ěr sī · Dí gēng sī]
        shuāngyǎnpí, [雙眼皮], double eyelid
线         shuāngqūxiàn, [雙曲線], hyperbola
        
        
        
        nánshuāng, [男雙], men's doubles (in tennis, badminton etc)
        
        shuāngyǎngshuǐ, [雙氧水], hydrogen peroxide (HÓ) solution
        shuāngguǐ, [雙軌], double-track/parallel tracks/dual-track (system)
线         shuāngjiǎoxiàn, [雙絞線], unshielded twisted pair/UTP
        shuāngxǐlínmén, [雙喜臨門], two simultaneous happy events in the family
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        shuānggàng, [雙槓], parallel bars (gymnastics event)
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        shuāngshù, [雙數], even number
        
        Shuānglìrén, [雙立人], J. A. Henckels (brand)
        
        
        
        shuāngguǎi, [雙拐], crutches
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shuāngxiūrì, [雙休日], week with two rest days
        
        

        guānxi, [關係]/[關系], relation/relationship/to concern/to affect/to have to do with/guanxi/CL:個|个[gè],...
        guānyú, [關於], pertaining to/concerning/with regard to/about/a matter of
        Guān/guān, [關], surname Guan, mountain pass/to close/to shut/to turn off/to concern/to involve
        méiguānxi, [沒關係], it doesn't matter
        yǒuguān, [有關], to have sth to do with/to relate to/related to/to concern/concerning
        guānxīn, [關心], to care for sth/caring/concerned
        guānjiàn, [關鍵], crucial point/crux/CL:個|个[gè]/key/crucial/pivotal
        wúguān, [無關], unrelated/having nothing to do (with sth else)
        guānzhù, [關注], to pay attention to/to follow sth closely/concern/interest/attention
        guāndiào, [關掉], to switch off/to shut off
        guānbì, [關閉], to close/to shut
        guānmén, [關門], to close a door/to lock a door/(of a shop etc) to close (for the night, or perma...
        xiāngguān, [相關], related/relevant/pertinent/to be interrelated/(statistics) correlation
        guānshàng, [關上], to close (a door)/to turn off (light, electrical equipment etc)
        guānlián, [關聯], related/linked/affiliated
        wúguānjǐnyào, [無關緊要], indifferent/insignificant
        guānzhào, [關照], to take care/to keep an eye on/to look after/to tell/to remind
        xìngguānxi, [性關係], sexual relations/sexual contact/intercourse
        nánguān, [難關], difficulty/crisis
        jīguān, [機關], mechanism/gear/machine-operated/office/agency/organ/organization/establishment/i...
        guānyā, [關押], to imprison/to lock up (in jail)
        zhìguānzhòngyào, [至關重要], extremely important/vital/crucial/essential
        gōngguān, [公關], public relations
        kāiguān, [開關], power switch/to open a gate
        guānjié, [關節], joint (physiology)/key point/critical phase
        guānjī, [關機], to turn off (a machine or device)/to finish shooting a film
        hǎiguān, [海關], customs (i.e. border crossing inspection)/CL:個|个[gè]
        guānhū, [關乎], to relate to/concerning/about
        
        guāntóu, [關頭], juncture/moment
        guānài, [關愛], to show concern and care for
        shuāngguān, [雙關], pun/play on words
怀         guānhuái, [關懷], care/solicitude/to show care for/concerned about/attentive to
        
        guānjiéyán, [關節炎], arthritis
        rénjìguānxì, [人際關系], interpersonal relationship
        guòguān, [過關], to cross a barrier/to get through (an ordeal)/to pass (a test)/to reach (a stand...
        jīguānqiāng, [機關槍], also written 機槍|机枪/machine gun
        shuāngguānyǔ, [雙關語], pun/play on words/a phrase with a double meaning
        mòbùguānxīn, [漠不關心], not the least bit concerned/completely indifferent
        guānjiàncí, [關鍵詞], keyword
        shēngsǐyōuguān, [生死攸關], matter of life and death
        shìguān, [事關], to concern/on (some topic)/about/concerning/to have importance for
        jǐnyàoguāntóu, [緊要關頭], urgent and important moment (idiom); critical juncture
        guānméndàjí, [關門大吉], to close down a business for good and put the best face on it (idiom)
        guǐménguān, [鬼門關], the gates of hell
        guānkǒu, [關口], pass/gateway/(fig.) juncture
        GuānDǎo, [關島], Guam
        tōngguān, [通關], to clear customs
        ménghùnguòguān, [矇混過關], to get away with it/to slip through/to bluff one's way out/Taiwan pr. [mēng hùn ...
        xīxīxiāngguān, [息息相關], closely bound up (idiom); intimately related
        
        guānqiǎ, [關卡], checkpoint (for taxation, security etc)/barrier/hurdle/red tape/CL:個|个[gè],道[dào...
        yǎojǐnyáguān, [咬緊牙關], lit. to bite the teeth tightly (idiom); fig. to grit one's teeth and bear the pa...
        
        Guāndōng, [關東], Northeast China/Manchuria/lit. east of Shanhai Pass 山海關|山海关[Shān hǎi guān]/Kantō...
        rénmìngguāntiān, [人命關天], human life is beyond value (idiom)
        guānzi, [關子], climax (in a story)
        àimèiguānxì, [曖昧關係], shady relationship/affair/adulterous relationship
        guānqiè, [關切], to be deeply concerned/to be troubled (by)
        shèhuìguānxì, [社會關係], social relation
        guāntǎnàmówān, [關塔那摩灣], Guantanamo Bay (in Cuba)
        
        
        bìguān, [閉關], to close the passes/to seal off the country/seclusion (monastic practice, e.g. o...
        guānshuì, [關稅], customs duty/tariff
        shìbùguānjǐ, [事不關己], a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
        kuānguānjié, [髖關節], pelvis/hip joint
        
        guòguānzhǎnjiàng, [過關斬將], to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom)/abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五...
        bǎguān, [把關], to guard a pass/to check on sth
        guānlián, [關連], variant of 關聯|关联[guān lián]
        xiāngguānxìng, [相關性], correlation
        GuānYǐngshān, [關穎珊], Michelle Kwan
        yáguān, [牙關], jaw/mandibular joint
        guānjiànzì, [關鍵字], keyword
        
西         Guānxī, [關西], Kansai region, Japan/Guanxi or Kuanhsi town in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县[Xīn zhú Xi...
        
        Yángguān, [陽關], Yangguan or Southern Pass on the south Silk Road in Gansu, 70 km south of Dunhua...
        jìnguān, [進關], inbound customs (international trade)
        Xiàguān, [下關], Xiaguan district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
        biānguān, [邊關], border station/strategic defensive position on frontier
        
        
        
        
怀         guānhuáibèizhì, [關懷備至], the utmost care (idiom); to look after sb in every possible way
        
        
        
        
        guāntíng, [關停], (of a power plant, refinery etc) to shut down
        GuānGōng, [關公], Lord Guan (i.e. 關羽|关羽[Guān Yǔ])
        
        
        bàoguān, [報關], to declare at customs
        
        
        
        guòwǔguānzhǎnliùjiàng, [過五關斬六將], lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom)/fig. to surmount all dif...
        
        dàguān, [大關], (reach a) critical point
        guānài, [關隘], mountain pass
        
        
        
        
        bìguānzìshǒu, [閉關自守], close the country to international intercourse
        
        
        
        
        gōngguān, [攻關], to storm a strategic pass/fig. to tackle a key problem
        
        niánguān, [年關], end of the year
        
        
        bìguānsuǒguó, [閉關鎖國], to close the passes and seal off the country/to close a country to exclude forei...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Mǎguān, [馬關], Maguan county in Wenshan Zhuang and Miao autonomous prefecture 文山壯族苗族自治州|文山壮族苗族自...
        hǎiguānzǒngshǔ, [海關總署], General Administration of Customs (GAC)
        
        

        yǔ/yù, [語], dialect/language/speech, to tell to
        Yīngyǔ, [英語], English (language)
        yǔyán, [語言], language/CL:門|门[mén],種|种[zhǒng]
        Fǎyǔ, [法語], French (language)
西         Xībānyáyǔ, [西班牙語], Spanish language
        zhòuyǔ, [咒語], incantation/spell/enchantment/curse
        yǔqì, [語氣], tone/manner of speaking/mood/CL:個|个[gè]
        yǔyīn, [語音], voice/colloquial (rather than literary) pronunciation of a Chinese character
        Déyǔ, [德語], German (language)
        yányǔ/yányu, [言語], words/speech/(spoken) language, to speak/to tell
        Éyǔ, [俄語], Russian (language)
        shùyǔ, [術語], term/terminology
        húyánluànyǔ, [胡言亂語], babbling nonsense (idiom); crazy and unfounded ravings/double Dutch
        Pútáoyáyǔ, [葡萄牙語], Portuguese (language)
        cíyǔ, [詞語], word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases)/term (e.g. ...
        huàyǔ, [話語], words/speech/utterance/discourse
        Rìyǔ, [日語], Japanese language
        Lādīngyǔ, [拉丁語], Latin (language)
        biāoyǔ, [標語], written slogan/placard/CL:幅[fú],張|张[zhāng],條|条[tiáo]
        zìyánzìyǔ, [自言自語], to talk to oneself/to think aloud/to soliloquize
        ànyǔ, [暗語], code word
        yànyǔ, [諺語], proverb
        míyǔ, [謎語], riddle/conundrum/CL:條|条[tiáo]
        tiányánmìyǔ, [甜言蜜語], sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery
        yòngyǔ, [用語], choice of words/wording/phraseology/term
        liúyánfēiyǔ, [流言蜚語], rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip/lies and slanders
        lǐyǔ, [俚語], slang
        yǔfǎ, [語法], grammar
        yǔdiào, [語調], intonation/CL:個|个[gè]
        shuāngguānyǔ, [雙關語], pun/play on words/a phrase with a double meaning
        ěryǔ, [耳語], to whisper in sb's ear/a whisper
        wàiyǔ, [外語], foreign language/CL:門|门[mén]
        shǒuyǔ, [手語], sign language
        Ālābóyǔ, [阿拉伯語], Arabic (language)
        sīyǔ, [私語], murmur
        píngyǔ, [評語], comment/evaluation
        dīyǔ, [低語], mutter
        
        Hélányǔ, [荷蘭語], Dutch (language)
        duǎnyǔ, [短語], phrase/clause (grammar)
        Hànyǔ, [漢語], Chinese language/CL:門|门[mén]
        mǔyǔ, [母語], native language/mother tongue/(linguistics) parent language
        súyǔ, [俗語], common saying/proverb/colloquial speech
        yǔyánxué, [語言學], linguistics
        wàiláiyǔ, [外來語], imported word
        qiānyánwànyǔ, [千言萬語], thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say/talking nonstop
        xìyǔ, [細語], to chat with a low voice
        yǔjù, [語句], sentence
        
        yǔwén, [語文], literature and language
        xiányánsuìyǔ, [閑言碎語], idle gossip/irrelevant nonsense/slanderous rumor
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        Ruìdiǎnyǔ, [瑞典語], Swedish (language)
        jiéshùyǔ, [結束語], concluding remarks
        wūyánhuìyǔ, [污言穢語], filthy speech/obscenities
        liúxíngyǔ, [流行語], popular jargon/catchword
        kǒuyǔ, [口語], colloquial speech/spoken language/vernacular language/slander/gossip/CL:門|门[mén]
        
        yǔcí, [語詞], word/significative/predicate
        yǔlù, [語錄], quotation (from a book or existing source)
        
        chéngyǔ, [成語], Chinese set expression, often made up of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 chara...
        èyǔ, [惡語], evil words/malicious talk
        shīyǔzhèng, [失語症], aphasia or aphemia (loss of language)
        gǔyǔ, [古語], ancient language/old expression
        
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
        bùkětóngrìéryǔ, [不可同日而語], lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in...
        zhǐyánpiànyǔ, [只言片語], just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases
        zhǔyǔ, [主語], subject (in grammar)
        wèiyǔ, [謂語], (grammatical) predicate
        huìyǔ, [穢語], obscene language
        tǔyǔ, [土語], dialect/patois
        
        
        yǔxì, [語系], language family
        qíyǔ, [旗語], signal flags (for communicating between ships or army units)/semaphore
        xiányánxiányǔ, [閒言閒語], idle gossip
        
        jiéyǔ, [結語], concluding remarks
        Tàiyǔ, [泰語], Thai (language)
        Yuèyǔ, [粵語], Cantonese language
        yǐnyǔ, [引語], quotation
        yìyǔ, [囈語], to talk in one's sleep/crazy talk
        yǔyì, [語義], meaning of words/semantic
        jìngyǔ, [敬語], honorific (e.g. in grammar of oriental languages)
        yǔyìxué, [語義學], semantics
        
        huāyánqiǎoyǔ, [花言巧語], graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words/cheating whe...
        
        
        yǔjìng, [語境], context
        kǒutóuyǔ, [口頭語], pet phrase/regularly used expression/manner of speaking
        duànyǔ, [斷語], conclusion/judgement/verdict
        Guóyǔ, [國語], Chinese language (Mandarin), emphasizing its national nature/Chinese as a primar...
        lěngyánlěngyǔ, [冷言冷語], cold words and sarcastic comments (idiom); to mock and ridicule
        yǔyì, [語意], meaning/content of speech or writing/semantic
        
        Gāolúyǔ, [高盧語], Gaulish or Gallic (language)
        yǔxù, [語序], word order
        fǎnyǔ, [反語], irony
        yǎyǔ, [啞語], sign language
        háoyánzhuàngyǔ, [豪言壯語], bold, visionary words
        
        bùyánbùyǔ, [不言不語], to not say a word (idiom)/to keep silent
        
        yǔzhòng, [語種], language type (in a classification)
        yǔyīnxué, [語音學], phonetics
        
        
        xiēhòuyǔ, [歇後語], saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is t...
        yǐnyǔ, [隱語], secret language/codeword
        yǔsè, [語塞], to be at a loss for words/speechless
        
        yǔgǎn, [語感], a feel for language/instinctive understanding
        YìnŌuyǔ, [印歐語], Indo-European (language)
        biǎoyǔ, [表語], predicative
        wàiguóyǔ, [外國語], foreign language
        Zàngyǔ, [藏語], Tibetan language
        
        yǔyānbùxiáng, [語焉不詳], to mention sth without elaborating (idiom); not giving details
        yīyǔdàopò, [一語道破], one word says it all (idiom)/to hit the nail on the head/to be pithy and correct
        Lúnyǔ, [論語], The Analects of Confucius 孔子[Kǒng zǐ]
        
        lüèyǔ, [略語], abbreviation
        
        
        yǔzhùcí, [語助詞], auxiliary word
        
        biāozhǔnyǔ, [標準語], standard language
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Hányǔ, [韓語], Korean language (esp. in context of South Korea)
        
        
        
        biāoyǔpái, [標語牌], placard
        yǔqìcí, [語氣詞], modal particle
        lěngyǔ, [冷語], cold words/sarcasm/sneering talk
        
        bīnyǔ, [賓語], object (grammar)
        shūmiànyǔ, [書面語], written language
        wàngyǔ, [妄語], to tell lies/to talk nonsense
        
        yǔqìzhùcí, [語氣助詞], modal particle
        bǔyǔ, [補語], complement (grammar)
        

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