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联绵词

English translation: bisyllabic word

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Chinese term or phrase:联绵词
English translation:bisyllabic word
Entered by: Zhoudan
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10:53 Apr 3, 2003
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Linguistics / linguistics
Chinese term or phrase: 联绵词
分析了本来没有语源义可探的联绵词,指出了《释名》对这些词的说解基本上都是望文生义。

我知道联绵词的定义,但不知道有没有对应的英文。请赐教。
Zhoudan
Local time: 22:46
bisyllabic word
Explanation:
I'm not sure this is the correct word based on its literal meaning, but there is a reference to back it up.
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Kvasir
Canada
Local time: 08:46
Grading comment
Thank you very much.
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4 +1bisyllabic word
Kvasir


  

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1 day19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
bisyllabic word


Explanation:
I'm not sure this is the correct word based on its literal meaning, but there is a reference to back it up.


    Reference: http://www.cbs.polyu.edu.hk/ctdso/dict/CApplied/A18.htm
Kvasir
Canada
Local time: 08:46
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
Grading comment
Thank you very much.

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