shuō     to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks

繁体 traditional: 說
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语法 grammar: 动词 Verb
笔记 notes: In this sense 说 means the same as 告诉. 说 is used in this sense in both modern and literary Chinese (ABC 'shuō' v 1; GHC '说' 2; Kroll '說' 1; NCCED '说' 1). For example, 她低声的说 'She said in a low voice.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176)
相关的 related: 说完(Verb-complement phrase)、说对(Verb-complement phrase)、说清楚(Verb-complement phrase)、说错(Verb-complement phrase
上概念 parent concept: 语言 (Language)
话题 topic: 现代汉语 (Modern Chinese)

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