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话 (話) huà

  1. huà noun spoken words / talk / conversation / dialect / language
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: For example, 扁舌头说圆话 'to beat with the tongue and speak circular [words]' (Suyu, p. 47; Unihan '話')
  2. huà noun dialect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (Unihan '話')

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讲话电话神话对话童话佳话白话普通话话剧会话_的话_公用电话谈话笑话不像话茶话会废话闹笑话闲话实话俗话网际电话话题空话听话无话可说宫话说话假话大话回话费话说风凉话换句话说答话神话人物话说北京话官话官话方言客家话句话话语说话者白话文土话西南官话平话江淮官话粤北土话潮州话

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《言部》 Yán Radical 2
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 1
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《緇衣》 The Black Robes 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
话言 話言 不知話言 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
明白 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2
《緇衣》 The Black Robes in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2