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English Definitionlit. to argue who is right and wrong (idiom); to quibble; a storm in a teacup
Simplified Script争长论短
Traditional Script爭長論短
Pinyinzhēng cháng lùn duǎn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥ ㄔㄤˊ ㄌㄨㄣˋ ㄉㄨㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zang1 coeng4 leon6 dyun2
Word Decomposition
zhēngto strive for; to vie for; to argue or debate; deficient or lacking (dialect); how or what (literary)
chánglength; long; forever; always; constantly; forte
lùnopinion; view; theory; doctrine; to discuss; to talk about; to regard; to consider; per; by the (kilometer, hour etc)
duǎnshort; brief; to lack; weak point; fault

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