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ㄕㄨㄛ

shuō

say

说 is a 9 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as shuō in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as shuì.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (speech) and (exchange).

  • ㄕㄨㄛ

    shuō

    say

    • ㄧㄢ ˊ

      yán

      speech

    • ㄉㄨㄟ ˋ

      duì

      exchange

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To engage in speech is to say something
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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 说

shuō
shuì

Definitions for 说 pronounced as shuō

  • to speak
  • to say
  • to explain
  • to scold
  • to tell off
  • a theory (typically the last character in a compound, as in 日心說|日心说 heliocentric theory)

Definitions for 说 pronounced as shuì

  • to persuade

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