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[說明] shuōmíng to explain
to illustrate
to indicate
to show
to prove
explanation
directions
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Character Composition

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        shuì/shuō, [說], to persuade, to speak/to say/to explain/to scold/to tell off/a theory (usually i...
        láishuō, [來說], to have one's say/to interpret a topic (from a certain point of view)/now we com...
        shuōhuà, [說話], to speak/to say/to talk/to gossip/to tell stories/talk/word
        tīngshuō, [聽說], to hear (sth said)/one hears (that)/hearsay/listening and speaking
        shuōmíng, [說明], to explain/to illustrate/to indicate/to show/to prove/explanation/directions/cap...
        zàishuō, [再說], to say again/to put off a discussion until later/moreover/what's more/besides
        shuōhuǎng, [說謊], to lie/to tell an untruth
        shuōfú, [說服], to persuade/to convince/to talk sb over/Taiwan pr. [shuì fú]
        shuōshíhuà, [說實話], to speak the truth/truth to tell/frankly
        yějiùshìshuō, [也就是說], in other words/that is to say/so/thus
        shuōfǎ/shuōfa, [說法], to expound Buddhist teachings, way of speaking/wording/formulation/one's version...
        shuōbudìng, [說不定], can't say for sure/maybe
        xiǎoshuō, [小說], novel/fiction/CL:本[běn],部[bù]
        húshuō, [胡說], to talk nonsense/drivel
        
        shuōshuo, [說說], to say sth
        chuánshuō, [傳說], legend/folklore/tradition/it is said/they say that...
        shuōlesuàn, [說了算], to have the final say/to be the one in charge
        
        húshuōbādào, [胡說八道], to talk rubbish
        jùshuō, [據說], it is said that/reportedly
        
        
        shíhuàshíshuō, [實話實說], to tell the truth/to tell it as it is
        shuōláihuàcháng, [說來話長], start explaining and it's a long story (idiom); complicated and not easy to expr...
        
        shuōxiào, [說笑], to chat and laugh/to crack jokes/to banter
        yǎnshuō, [演說], speech/to deliver a speech
        shuōchàng, [說唱], spoken and sung/hip-hop (music genre)
        huàshuō, [話說], It is said that ... (at the start of a narrative)/to discuss/to recount
        xiāshuō, [瞎說], to talk drivel/to assert sth without a proper understanding or basis in fact/not...
        shuōfúlì, [說服力], persuasiveness
        huànjùhuàshuō, [換句話說], in other words
        yībānláishuō, [一般來說], generally speaking
        chánghuàduǎnshuō, [長話短說], to make a long story short (idiom)
        hǎoshuō, [好說], you're too kind (humble)/with pleasure! (indicating agreement)/easy to handle
        suīshuō, [雖說], though/although
        shuōjiào, [說教], to preach
        
        zǒngdeláishuō, [總的來說], generally speaking/to sum up/in summary/in short
        wúhuàkěshuō, [無話可說], to have nothing to say (idiom)
        jiùshìshuō, [就是說], in other words/that is
        shuōdào/shuōdao, [說道], to state/to say (the quoted words), to discuss/reason (behind sth)
        
        shuōdàozuòdào, [說到做到], to be as good as one's word (idiom)/to keep one's promise
        
        
        Xiǎoshuōjiā/xiǎoshuōjiā, [小說家], School of Minor-talks, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家[zhū zǐ bǎ...
        shuōmíngshū, [說明書], (technical) manual/(book of) directions/synopsis (of a play or film)/CL:本[běn]
        
        yóushuì, [遊說], to lobby/to campaign/to promote (an idea, a product)/(old) to visit various rule...
        quànshuō, [勸說], to persuade/persuasion/to advise
        
        shuìkè, [說客], (old) itinerant political adviser/(fig.) lobbyist/go-between/mouthpiece/also pr....
        yàoshuō, [要說], as for/when it comes to
        sùshuō, [訴說], to tell sb
        shuōsāndàosì, [說三道四], to make thoughtless remarks (idiom)/to criticize/gossip
        
        
        
        jiěshuō, [解說], to explain/to comment
        
        súhuàshuō, [俗話說], as the proverb says/as they say...
        dàotīngtúshuō, [道聽途說], gossip/hearsay/rumor
        
        
        shuōqǐ, [說起], to mention/to bring up (a subject)/with regard to/as for
        
        qiěbùshuō, [且不說], not to mention/leaving aside
        tánqíngshuōài, [談情說愛], to discuss passion and talk of love (idiom); to express love with terms of endea...
        
        xìshuō, [細說], to tell in detail
        xuéshuō, [學說], theory/doctrine
        ànlǐshuō, [按理說], it is reasonable to say that...
        duǎnpiānxiǎoshuō, [短篇小說], narrative/short story
        
        yībānshuōlái, [一般說來], generally speaking/in general
        fǎnguòláishuō, [反過來說], on the other hand
        néngshuōhuìdào, [能說會道], can talk really well (idiom); the gift of the gab
        
        
        shùshuō, [述說], to recount/to narrate/to give an account of
        
        jǔlìláishuō, [舉例來說], for example
        
        
        èrhuàbùshuō, [二話不說], not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection/without demur
        jiěshuōyuán, [解說員], commentator
        
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        xiànshēnshuōfǎ, [現身說法], to talk from one's personal experience/to use oneself as an example
        
        yánqíngxiǎoshuō, [言情小說], romantic fiction
        shuōdìng, [說定], to agree on/to settle on
        ànshuō, [按說], in the ordinary course of events/ordinarily/normally
        
        
        
        yǒushuōyǒuxiào, [有說有笑], talking and laughing/to jest/cheerful and lively
        shuōqíng, [說情], to intercede/to plead for sb else
        
        
        píngshuō, [評說], to comment/to evaluate
        
        shuōbushàng, [說不上], to be unable to say or tell/to not be worth mentioning
        zhòngshuōfēnyún, [眾說紛紜], opinions differ (idiom)
        shuōyībùèr, [說一不二], to say one and mean just that (idiom); to keep one's word
        
        shuōlǐ, [說理], to reason/to argue logically
        méishuōde, [沒說的], really good
        
        
        tántiānshuōdì, [談天說地], to talk endlessly/talking of anything under the sun
        zhǐshuōbùzuò, [只說不做], to be all talk and no action
        shuōshū, [說書], folk art consisting of story-telling to music
        chángpiānxiǎoshuō, [長篇小說], long novel
        zhàoshuō, [照說], normally/ordinarily speaking
        
        jiǎshuō, [假說], hypothesis
        
        
        zìbùbìshuō, [自不必說], to not need dwell on (idiom)
        
        jiěshuōcí, [解說詞], a commentary
        shuōméi, [說媒], matchmaking
        
        shuōqīn, [說親], to act as a matchmaker
        zhōngpiānxiǎoshuō, [中篇小說], novella
        
        
        
        shuōchángdàoduǎn, [說長道短], lit. to discuss sb's merits and demerits (idiom); to gossip
        
        
        
        
        chéngshuō, [成說], accepted theory or formulation

        míngbai, clear/obvious/unequivocal/to understand/to realize
        míngtiān, tomorrow
        zhèngmíng, [證明], proof/certificate/identification/testimonial/CL:個|个[gè]/to prove/to testify/to c...
        cōngming, [聰明], acute (of sight and hearing)/clever/intelligent/bright/smart
        míngxiǎn, [明顯], clear/distinct/obvious
        shuōmíng, [說明], to explain/to illustrate/to indicate/to show/to prove/explanation/directions/cap...
        míngxīng, star/celebrity
        Míng/míng, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)/surname Ming/Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary...
        sānmíngzhì, sandwich (loanword)/CL:個|个[gè]
        biǎomíng, to make clear/to make known/to state clearly/to indicate/known
        fāmíng, [發明], to invent/invention/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        
        shēngmíng, [聲明], statement/declaration/CL:項|项[xiàng],份[fèn]
        míngnián, next year
        míngzhì, sensible/wise/judicious/sagacious
        míngquè, [明確], clear-cut/definite/explicit/to clarify/to specify/to make definite
        guāngmíng, light/illumination/radiance (esp. glory of Buddha etc)/fig. bright prospects/ope...
        míngmíng, obviously/plainly/undoubtedly/definitely
        wénmíng, civilized/civilization/culture/CL:個|个[gè]
        bùmíng, not clear/unknown/to fail to understand
        límíng, dawn/daybreak
        chámíng, to investigate and find out/to ascertain
        
        tòumíng, transparent/open (non-secretive)
        míngxìnpiàn, postcard
        jīngmíng, astute/shrewd
        Gāomíng/gāomíng, Gaoming district of Foshan city 佛山市[Fó shān shì], Guangdong, brilliant/superior/...
        míngliǎo, [明瞭], to understand clearly/to be clear about/plain/clear/also written 明瞭|明了[míng liǎo...
        shīmíng, to lose one's eyesight/to become blind/blindness
        Běnjiémíng, [本傑明], Benjamin (person name)
        míngrì, tomorrow
        míngliàng, bright/shining/glittering/to become clear
        míngzhī, to be fully aware of/to know perfectly well
        shénmíng, deities/gods
        zhǐmíng, to show clearly/to designate/to indicate
        fēnmíng, clear/distinct/evidently/clearly
        guāngmíngzhèngdà, just and honorable/open and aboveboard/without tricks (idiom)
        míngmèi, bright and beautiful
        shuōmíngshū, [說明書], (technical) manual/(book of) directions/synopsis (of a play or film)/CL:本[běn]
        zìzuòcōngmíng, [自作聰明], to think oneself clever (idiom)/self-styled genius/a smart aleck
        xiǎocōngming, [小聰明], clever-clever/clever in trivial matters/sharp but petty-minded
        fāmíngjiā, [發明家], inventor
        xiānmíng, [鮮明], bright/clear-cut/distinct
        zhàomíng, lighting/illumination
        xiàluòbùmíng, unaccounted/unknown whereabouts
        míngbǎizhe, [明擺著], evident/clear/undoubted
        mínglǎng, bright/clear/obvious/forthright/open-minded/bright and cheerful
        Míngnísūdá, [明尼蘇達], Minnesota, USA
        shēnmíng, to declare/to aver/to state formally
        
        Míngnísūdázhōu, [明尼蘇達州], Minnesota
        
        míngzi, see 松明[sōng míng]
        
        kāimíng, [開明], enlightened/open-minded/enlightenment
        yīngmíng, wise/brilliant
        
        cōngmingcáizhì, [聰明才智], intelligence and wisdom
        biāomíng, [標明], to mark/to indicate
        míngzhìzhījǔ, [明智之舉], sensible act
        Hǎimíngwēi, Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), American novelist and journalist
        zhèngmíngshū, [證明書], certificate
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        zhùmíng, to clearly indicate
        
        zìzhīzhīmíng, knowing oneself (idiom)/self-knowledge
        zhèngdàguāngmíng, just and honorable
        
        Bómínghàn, Birmingham
        
        míngyuè, bright moon/refers to 夜明珠, a legendary pearl that can glow in the dark/CL:輪|轮[lú...
        chǎnmíng, [闡明], to elucidate/to explain clearly/to expound
        
        ānfēitāmíng, amphetamine
        
        
        míngmùzhāngdǎn, [明目張膽], openly and without fear/brazenly
        
        
        
        jiǎngmíng, [講明], to explain
        Míngníābōlìsī, Minneapolis, a nameplace in the USA, notably in Minnesota
        
        cōngminglínglì, [聰明伶俐], clever and quick-witted
        
        zhàomíngdàn, [照明彈], a flare/a very light
        
        Míngjìng/míngjìng, [明鏡], Der Spiegel, mirror (as a metaphor for sth beautiful, bright and flat -- such as...
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        guāngmínglěiluò, open and candid (idiom); straightforward and upright
        
        Míngzhì, Meiji (Japanese reign name 1868-1912)
        tiānmíng, dawn/daybreak
        fāmíngzhě, [發明者], inventor
        
        zhǎngshàngmíngzhū, lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom)/fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
        
        
        xiānjiànzhīmíng, [先見之明], foresight
        mínghuǒ, flame/open fire
        míngxī, clarity/lucid
        Míngcháo/míngzhāo, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), tomorrow morning/the following morning
        láilìbùmíng, [來歷不明], of unknown origin
        
        
        
        
        
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        míngwénguīdìng, [明文規定], expressly stipulated (in writing)
        míngxì, [明細], clear and detailed/definite/details (are as follows:)
        
        
        
        
        liǔànhuāmíng, lit. the willow trees make the shade, the flowers give the light (idiom); at one...
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        míngbiànshìfēi, to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
        míngr, [明兒], (coll.) tomorrow/one of these days/some day
        bùmíngbùbái, obscure/dubious/shady
        yánmíng, [嚴明], strict and impartial/firm
        míngzhū, pearl/jewel (of great value)
        
        tànmíng, to ascertain/to verify
        
        cōngmíngfǎnbèicōngmíngwù, [聰明反被聰明誤], a clever person may become the victim of his own ingenuity (idiom); cleverness m...
        fāmíngrén, [發明人], inventor
        Míngsīkè, Minsk, capital of Belarus
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        láilùbùmíng, [來路不明], unidentified origin/no-one knows where it comes from/of dubious background
        
        
        
        Míngdài, the Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
        
        YáoMíng, Yao Ming (1980-), retired Chinese basketball player, played for CBA Shanghai Sha...
        tòumíngdù, transparency/(policy of) openness
        
        
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        míngzhébǎoshēn, a wise man looks after his own hide (idiom)/to put one's own safety before matte...
        
        mínglǐ, sensible/reasonable/an obvious reason, truth or fact/to understand the reason or...
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        xiǎnmíng, [顯明], to reveal, make known
        
        míngzhēngàndòu, [明爭暗鬥], struggling in the light and fighting in the dark (idiom); fig. intriguing agains...
        pànmíng, to distinguish/to ascertain
        
        
        
        míngzhīgùfàn, deliberate violation (idiom); intentional crime
        mòmíngqímiào, variant of 莫名其妙[mò míng qí miào]
        míngzhèng, [明證], clear proof
        shēngmíngshū, [聲明書], statement
        
        
        xiánmíng, [賢明], wise and capable/sagacious
        míngfán, [明礬], alum
        
        
        
        
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        míngrìhuánghuā, [明日黃花], lit. chrysanthemums after the Double Ninth Festival (idiom)/fig. outdated/thing ...
        
        
        
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        jiǎnmíng, [簡明], simple and clear/concise
        
        míngwén, to state in writing (laws, rules etc)
        
        tōngmíng, brightly lit
        Qīngmíng/qīngmíng, Qingming or Pure Brightness, 5th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气[èr shí sì jié...
        
        
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        Sānmíng, Sanming prefecture level city in Fujian
        JīngWèifēnmíng, [涇渭分明], as rivers Jing and Wei separate clearly (idiom)/to be entirely different
        
        HúZhìmíng, Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), former Vietnamese leader. See also 胡志明市[Hú Zhì míng shì...
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        qǐmíngxīng, [啟明星], (astronomy) Venus
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        shēnmíngdàyì, [深明大義], to have a high notion of one's duty/to be highly principled
        jīngmíngnénggàn, [精明能幹], able and efficient
        
        míngshì, to state explicitly/to clearly indicate
        
        míngchù, [明處], clear place/out in the open
        míngyù, simile
        
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        HúZhìmíngshì, Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a. Saigon, Vietnam
        yànmíng, [驗明], to check and make clear/to ascertain/to verify sb's identity
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        ěrcōngmùmíng, [耳聰目明], sharp ears and keen eyes (idiom)/keen and alert/perceptive
        
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        diǎnmíng, [點明], to point out
        
        
        
        
        
        yánmíng, to state clearly
        
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        míngcháqiūháo, lit. seeing clearly the downy feather of autumn (idiom, from Mencius); fig. sens...
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        qízhìxiānmíng, [旗幟鮮明], to show one's colors/to have a clear-cut stand (idiom)
        míngxiā, [明蝦], prawn
        
        míngchè, clear/limpid
        
        
        
        Dōngmíng, [東明], Dongming county in Heze 菏澤|菏泽[Hé zé], Shandong
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        míngxìbiǎo, [明細表], schedule/subsidiary ledger/a detailed list
        
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        Duōmíngníjiā, Dominica/Dominican Republic/also written 多米尼加
        
        
        
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        Kūnmíng, Kunming prefecture level city and capital of Yunnan province in southwest China
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        fèngruòshénmíng, to honor sb as a God (idiom); to revere/to worship/to deify/to make a holy cow o...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ShèngDuōmínggè, [聖多明各], San Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic
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        àizēngfēnmíng, [愛憎分明], to make a clear difference between what one likes and what one hates/to have wel...
        chūnguāngmíngmèi, lovely spring sunshine
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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