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閒談
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English Definitionto chat
See alsoxiántán variant of 閒談 (from traditional character 閑談)
Traditional Script閒談
Simplified Script闲谈
Pinyinxiántán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄢˊ ㄊㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)haan4taam4
Word Decomposition
xiánvariant of , idle; unoccupied; leisure; free time
tánto speak; to talk; to converse; to chat; to discuss; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
閒話xiánhuàdigression; gossip; complaint; scandal
閒人xiánrénidle person; idler; unconcerned person
閒口xiánkǒuidle talk
閒扯xiánchěto chat; idle talk
閒晃xiánhuàngto hang around; to hang out
Words With Same Tail Word    
會談huìtántalks; discussions
座談zuòtánto have an informal discussion
交談jiāotánto discuss; to converse; chat; discussion
洽談qiàtánto discuss
暢談chàngtánto chat; a long talk; verbose; to talk freely to one's heart's content
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