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私语
sī yǔ

私语
to whisper




Definitions

Chinese > English
私语sīyǔ
     1. v. literary to whisper; to talk in hushed tones
Components
     1. self; personal; private
           私人 - personal
           私有 - private
     2. selfish
           自私 - selfish
     1. to speak; to say
     2. (of an animal) to chirp; to hoot
     3. speech; language
     4. (linguistics) spoken language (contrary to written language 文)
     5. expression; words
     6. saying; proverb; set phrase
     7. movement or signal which transmits information
     8. chirping; tweet
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