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[言語] yányǔ words
speech
(spoken) language
yányu to speak
to tell

Character Composition

Character Compounds

Word Compounds


        liúyán, to leave a message/to leave one's comments/message
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        huǎngyán, [謊言], lie
        yǔyán, [語言], language/CL:門|门[mén],種|种[zhǒng]
        yán, words/speech/to say/to talk
        yùyán, [預言], to predict/prophecy
        yáoyán, [謠言], rumor
        fāyán, [發言], to make a speech/statement/utterance/CL:個|个[gè]
        shìyán, oath/promise/pledge
        nuòyán, [諾言], promise
        chuányán, [傳言], rumor/hearsay
        yánlùn, [言論], expression of opinion/views/remarks/arguments
        yányǔ/yányu, [言語], words/speech/(spoken) language, to speak/to tell
        zhíyán, forthright speak/to talk bluntly
        kěyán, it may be said
        xuānyán, declaration/manifesto
        húyánluànyǔ, [胡言亂語], babbling nonsense (idiom); crazy and unfounded ravings/double Dutch
        yíyán, [遺言], words of the deceased/last words of the dying/wisdom of past sages
        liúyán, rumor/gossip/to spread rumors
        
        dàiyánrén, spokesperson
        zìyánzìyǔ, [自言自語], to talk to oneself/to think aloud/to soliloquize
        fāyánrén, [發言人], spokesperson
        yánxíng, words and actions/what one says and what one does
        míngyán, saying/famous remark
        shíyán, lit. to eat one's words/to break a promise/to go back on one's word/to renege/un...
        tiányánmìyǔ, [甜言蜜語], sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery
        fāyánquán, [發言權], the right of speech
        yáncí, [言辭], words/expression/what one says
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        yánguīzhèngzhuàn, [言歸正傳], to return to the topic (idiom)/to get back to the main point
        liúyánfēiyǔ, [流言蜚語], rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip/lies and slanders
        yùyánjiā, [預言家], prophet
        yīyánbùfā, [一言不發], to not say a word (idiom)
        zhèngyán, [證言], testimony
        Fāngyán/fāngyán, the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄[Yáng Xióng] in ...
        miàobùkěyán, too wonderful for words
        yuànyán, complaint
        
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        géyán, maxim
        chàngsuǒyùyán, [暢所欲言], lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite t...
        yīyánnánjìn, [一言難盡], hard to explain in a few words (idiom); complicated and not easy to express succ...
        zhēnyán, admonition/exhortation/dictum/the biblical Book of Proverbs
        chénmòguǎyán, habitually silent (idiom)/reticent/uncommunicative
        yǔyánxué, [語言學], linguistics
        duànyán, [斷言], to assert/assertion
        wúyán, [無言], to remain silent/to have nothing to say
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        
        
        qiānyánwànyǔ, [千言萬語], thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say/talking nonstop
        
        yùyán, fable/CL:則|则[zé]
        zhēnyán, true statement/incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀羅尼|陀罗尼)
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        xiányánsuìyǔ, [閑言碎語], idle gossip/irrelevant nonsense/slanderous rumor
        zhíyánbùhuì, [直言不諱], straight talk, nothing taboo (idiom); frank and straightforward/to speak bluntly...
        wūyánhuìyǔ, [污言穢語], filthy speech/obscenities
        
        
        yántán, [言談], discourse/words/utterance/what one says/manner of speech
        chūyánbùxùn, [出言不遜], to speak rudely
        yánbùyóuzhōng, to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek/saying one thing...
        
        yángyán, [揚言], to put about (a story, plan, threat etc)/to let it be known (esp. of threat or m...
        wēiyánsǒngtīng, [危言聳聽], frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk/reds under the beds
        nányánzhīyǐn, [難言之隱], a hidden trouble hard to mention (idiom)/sth too embarrassing to mention/an emba...
        yánwàizhīyì, unspoken implication (idiom)/the actual meaning of what was said
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        zhìlǐmíngyán, wise saying/words of wisdom
        èyán, [惡言], evil tongue/malicious talk
        
        yáncí, [言詞], variant of 言辭|言辞[yán cí]
        yánguòqíshí, [言過其實], to exaggerate/to overstate the facts
        jiǎnyánzhī, [簡言之], in simple terms/to put things simply/briefly
        chángyán, common saying
        huànyánzhī, [換言之], in other words
        shīyán, slip of the tongue/indiscretion/to blurt out a secret
        
        yánqíngxiǎoshuō, [言情小說], romantic fiction
        
        dàyánbùcán, [大言不慚], to boast shamelessly/to talk big
        qiányán, preface/forward/introduction
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
        yánjiǎnyìgāi, [言簡意賅], concise and comprehensive (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        jīnyùliángyán, gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
        
        néngyánshànbiàn, [能言善辯], glib of tongue (idiom)/eloquent
        zhǐyánpiànyǔ, [只言片語], just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases
        
        yīyányīxíng, every word and action (idiom)
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        yánchuán, [言傳], to convey in words
        fèifǔzhīyán, words from the bottom of one's heart
        yāoyán, heresy
        chūyán, to speak/words
        xùyán, preface/introductory remarks/preamble/prelude
        xiányánxiányǔ, [閒言閒語], idle gossip
        
        
        guǎyán, taciturn/reticent
        yìyúyánbiǎo, [溢於言表], to exhibit one's feelings in one's speech
簿         liúyánbù, visitor's book/CL:本[běn]
        yǐnyán, foreword/introduction
        jìnyán, [進言], to put forward a suggestion (to sb in a senior position)/to offer a word of advi...
        
        chányán, [讒言], slander/slanderous report/calumny/false charge
        
        
        huāyánqiǎoyǔ, [花言巧語], graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words/cheating whe...
        
        xìyán, [戲言], joking matter/to go back on one's words
        yīyánjiǔdǐng, one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
        yánchuánshēnjiào, [言傳身教], to teach by words and example (idiom)
        zhōngyán, loyal advice/sincere advice
        lěngyánlěngyǔ, [冷言冷語], cold words and sarcastic comments (idiom); to mock and ridicule
        shēngyán, [聲言], profess/pronouncement/declare/declaration
        kǒuchūkuángyán, to speak conceited nonsense/to come out with arrogant claptrap
        kuángyán, ravings/delirious utterances/kyōgen (a form of traditional Japanese comic theate...
        
        
        zhuìyán, [贅言], superfluous words/unnecessary detail
        yánbùjíyì, [言不及義], to talk nonsense (idiom)/frivolous talk
        háoyánzhuàngyǔ, [豪言壯語], bold, visionary words
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bùyánbùyǔ, [不言不語], to not say a word (idiom)/to keep silent
        
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        
        yánmíng, to state clearly
        
        dǎoyán, [導言], introduction/preamble
        zhàngyìzhíyán, [仗義執言], to speak out for justice (idiom); to take a stand on a matter of principle
        
        
        tóngyánwújì, [童言無忌], children's words carry no harm (idiom)
        wàngyán, lies/wild talk/to tell lies/to talk nonsense/fantasy (literature)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        yánxíngyīzhì, word and actions coincide (idiom); to live up to one's word/to match words with ...
        míngyán, [銘言], motto/slogan
        
        
        
        
        

        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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