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liáo
v./adv. chat, talk; (lit.) depend; (lit.) for the moment; (lit.) slightly
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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liáo tiān
v. chat
xián liáo
v./n. chat, gossip; small talk
bǎi wú liáo lài
phr. the time hangs heavy on one's hands, bored stiff
mín bù liáo shēng
idiom. the people have no means of livelihood; the masses live in dire poverty
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tā xié xiě shī liáo yǐ zì wèi
phr. He writes some poems just to console himself.
liáo biǎo
phr. (lit.) to slightly express (one's feelings, etc.)
xià cì zài liáo
phr. talk again next time