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    shuō     to teach / to recite / to explain

Traditional: 說
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Grammar: Verb
Notes: In the sense of 解释 or 说明 (ABC 'shuō' v 2; GHC '说' 1; Kroll '說' 2; NCCED '说' 2) Etymology: 說,釋也。从言、兌。一曰談說。(Shuo Wen) to explain, from 言 with duì 兑 as phonetic (Norman 1988, p. 69)
Related: 说完Verb-complement phrase)、说对Verb-complement phrase)、说清楚Verb-complement phrase)、说错Verb-complement phrase
Topic: Classical Chinese

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