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[歇後語] xiēhòuyǔ saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is the intended meaning of the allegory presented in the first part

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        xiē, to rest
        Mǎxiēěr, [馬歇爾], Marshall (name)/George Catlett Marshall (1880-1959), US general in WWII and Secr...
        Mǐxiēěr, [米歇爾], Michel or Mitchell (name)/George Mitchell (1933-), US Democratic party politicia...
        xiēsīdǐlǐ, hysteria (loanword)/hysterical
        
        Mìxiēgēnzhōu, Michigan, US state
        jiànxiē, [間歇], to stop in the middle of sth/intermittent/intermittence
        tíngxiē, to stop for a rest
        xiēyè, [歇業], to close down (temporarily or permanently)/to go out of business
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        xiēxi, to have a rest/to stay for the night/to go to bed/to sleep
        xiējiǎo, [歇腳], to stop on the way for a rest
        
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        ānxiē, to go to bed/to retire for the night
        
        xiēshǒu, to rest/to take a break
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        ránhòu, [然後], after/then (afterwards)/after that/afterwards
        Hòu/hòu, [後], surname Hou, empress/queen, back/behind/rear/afterwards/after/later
        zuìhòu, [最後], final/last/finally/ultimate
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        hòumian, [後面], rear/back/behind/later/afterwards
        hòulái, [後來], afterwards/later
        hòuhuǐ, [後悔], to regret/to repent
        bèihòu, [背後], behind/at the back/in the rear/behind sb's back
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        hòuguǒ, [後果], consequences/aftermath
        huánghòu, empress/imperial consort
        shāohòu, [稍後], in a little while/in a moment/later on
退         hòutuì, [後退], to recoil/to draw back/to fall back/to retreat
        shēnhòu, [身後], posthumous/one's social background/behind the body
        hòubèi, [後備], reserve/backup
        mùhòu, [幕後], behind the scenes
        hòumén, [後門], the back door/fig. under the counter (indirect way for influence or pressure)/an...
        hòutái, [後台]/[後臺], backstage, backstage/the area behind a theatrical stage/backstage supporter
        hòuyuàn, [後院], rear court/back garden/backyard (also fig.)
        luòhòu, [落後], to fall behind/to lag (in technology etc)/backward/to retrogress
        jīnhòu, [今後], hereafter/henceforth/in the future/from now on
        suíhòu, [隨後], soon after
        wǎnghòu, [往後], from now on/in the future/time to come
        jiǔhòu, [酒後], after drinking/under the influence of alcohol
        hòubèi, [後背], the back (human anatomy)/the back part of sth
        hòuzuò, [後座], empress's throne/(fig.) first place in a feminine competition, back seat/pillion
        hòuyuán, [後援], reinforcement/back-up/supporting force
        hòudài, [後代], posterity/later periods/later ages/later generations
        wánghòu, queen/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        guòhòu, [過後], after the event
        shìhòu, [事後], after the event/in hindsight/in retrospect
        hòuwèi, [後衛], rear guard/backfield/fullback
        
        qiánhòu, [前後], around/from beginning to end/all around/front and rear
        hòuzhě, [後者], the latter
        cǐhòu, [此後], after this/afterwards/hereafter
        hòubian, [後邊], back/rear/behind
        hòutou, [後頭], behind/in the back/the rear side/later/in future
        zhànhòu, [戰後], after the war/post-war
        hòupái, [後排], the back row
        hòuyì, [後裔], descendant
        hòutiān, [後天], the day after tomorrow/post-natal/acquired (not innate)/a posteriori
        hòufāng, [後方], the rear/far behind the front line
        
        hòunǎosháo, [後腦勺], back of the head
        hòuxù, [後續], follow-up/(dialect) to remarry
        hòuqī, [後期], late stage/later period
        
        wǔhòu, [午後], afternoon
        
        
        hòuqín, [後勤], logistics
        hòuyízhèng, [後遺症], (medicine) sequelae/residual effects/(fig.) repercussions/aftermath
        xiānhòu, [先後], early or late/priority/in succession/one after another
        shànhòu, [善後], to deal with the aftermath (arising from an accident)/funeral arrangements/repar...
        hòuhuìyǒuqī, [後會有期], I'm sure we'll meet again some day. (idiom)/Hope to see you again.
        
        zuìhòutōngdié, [最後通牒], ultimatum
        hòudùn, [後盾], support/backing
        rìhòu, [日後], sometime/someday (in the future)
        hòushìjìng, [後視鏡], rearview mirror
        hòurén, [後人], later generation
        
        hòunǎo, [後腦], hindbrain/back of the head
        tuōhòutuǐ, [拖後腿], to impede/to obstruct/to hold back
        hòushì, [後事], future events/and what happened next... (in fiction)/funeral arrangements
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        hòuchè, [後撤], to pull back (an army)/to retreat
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        tàihòu, Empress Dowager
        hòukōngfān, [後空翻], backward somersault/backflip
        hòulù, [後路], escape route/retreat route/communication lines to the rear/alternative course of...
        
        hòuchén, [後塵], lit. trailing dust/fig. sb's footsteps/course in life
        zǒuhòumén, [走後門], lit. to enter by the back door/fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial chan...
        
        chǎnhòu, [產後], postnatal
        qíhòu, [其後], next/later/after that
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        
        jiǎohòugēn, [腳後跟], heel
        mǎhòupào, [馬後炮]/[馬後砲], lit. firing after the horse/fig. belated action/giving advice in hindsight, lit....
        
        hòushì, [後世], later generations
        hòumā, [後媽], (coll.) stepmother
        kōngqiánjuéhòu, [空前絕後], unprecedented and never to be duplicated/the first and the last/unmatched/unique
        hòugōng, [後宮], harem/chambers of imperial concubines
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        hòushēng, [後生], young generation/youth/young man
        
        
        hòuzuò, [後坐], recoil (of a gun)/backlash
        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        hòubèi, [後輩], younger generation
        zhēngxiānkǒnghòu, [爭先恐後], striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
        kāihòumén, [開後門], to open the back door/fig. under the counter/to do a secret or dishonest deal/to...
        dúhòugǎn, [讀後感], impression of a book/opinion expressed in a book review
        
        
        
        hòulún, [後輪], rear wheel
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        
        hòuláijūshàng, [後來居上], lit. late-comer lives above (idiom); the up-and-coming youngster outstrips the o...
        
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        
        
        
        hòupà, [後怕], lingering fear/fear after the event/post-traumatic stress
        hòuzhuì, [後綴], suffix (linguistics)
        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        zhìhòu, [滯後], to lag behind
        
        
        
        dàhòutiān, [大後天], three days from now/day after day after tomorrow
        
        yùhòu, [預後], prognosis
        Xiānhòuzuò, Cassiopeia (constellation)
        
        hòusì, [後嗣], heir/descendant/posterity
        
        qiánpūhòujì, [前仆後繼], one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen ...
        hòugài, [後蓋], back cover/shell (of crab etc)
        
        
        
        hòuyāo, [後腰], lower back
        hòujìn, [後進], less advanced/underdeveloped/lagging behind/the younger generation/the less expe...
        hòubèijūn, [後備軍], rearguard
        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        ānqiánmǎhòu, [鞍前馬後], to follow everywhere/to always be there for sb at their beck and call
        xiānzhǎnhòuzòu, [先斬後奏], first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
        qiánfùhòujì, [前赴後繼], to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
        
        
        cháyúfànhòu, [茶餘飯後], leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
        
        
        hòuyuànqǐhuǒ, [後院起火], a fire in one's backyard/conflict close to home
        hòuhuà, [後話], something to be taken up later in speech or writing
        
        guānhòugǎn, [觀後感], impression or feeling after visiting or watching (movies, museums etc)
        ěrhòu, [爾後], henceforth/thereafter/subsequently
        
        
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        
        zhānqiángùhòu, [瞻前顧後], to look forward and back/to consider prudently/overcautious
        zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng, [置之死地而後生], place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on S...
        liúhòulù, [留後路], to leave oneself a way out
        qiūhòusuànzhàng, [秋後算賬], lit. to settle accounts after autumn/settle scores at an opportune moment (idiom...
        
        hòujìyǒurén, [後繼有人], to have qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking
        shòuhòufúwù, [售後服務], after-sales service
        
        hòumǔ, [後母], stepmother
        hòufù, [後父], stepfather
        
        
        
        hòunián, [後年], the year after next
        jiěfànghòu, [解放後], after liberation (i.e. after the Communist's victory)/after the establishment of...
        hòuzhàng, [後賬], undisclosed account/to settle matters later/to blame sb after the event
        
        
        
        xiēhòuyǔ, [歇後語], saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is t...
        bóshìhòu, [博士後], postdoc/a postdoctoral position
        
        
        hòuhuànwúqióng, [後患無窮], it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánhòuwén, [前後文], context/the surrounding words/same as 上下文
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        hòuyuán, [後緣], trailing edge (of airplane wing)
        
        hòujì, [後記], epilogue/afterword
        
        
        HòuJīn, [後金], Later Jin dynasty (from 1616-)/Manchu Khanate or kingdom that took over as Qing ...
        
        
        
        
        hòutíng, [後庭], backyard/imperial harem/anus
        
        chěhòutuǐ, [扯後腿], to be a drag or hindrance on sb
        wúhòu, [無後], to lack male offspring
        chéngqiánqǐhòu, [承前啟後], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
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        dàhòunián, [大後年], three years from now/year after year after next year
        huángtàihòu, [皇太後], empress dowager
        yǔhòuchūnsǔn, [雨後春筍], lit. after rain, the spring bamboo (idiom); fig. rapid new growth/many new thing...
        
        
        

        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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