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char. language; sign, signal (as means of communication); proverb; word, sentence; (of birds or insects) twitter
Other meanings
[yù]   char. (lit.) tell, inform
[yǔ]   char. to speak, to express oneself
    speech (for )
    to say, to talk; speech, word; character, word, sentence (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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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hàn yǔ
n. Chinese language
chéng yǔ
n. idiom, set phrase
lí yǔ
n. slang
huān shēng xiào yǔ
idiom. happy laughters and chatters
niáo yǔ
n. birds' songs or chirps; foreign languages
shóu yǔ
n. sign language, dactylology
yì yǔ pò dì
idiom. to hit the mark with a single comment
xián yán suì yǔ
idiom. groundless talk, idle gossip