17:08 Aug 31, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: thunder
to explain a storm
mike church

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na +1lei sheng
Serge L
naLei2 Ming2
na筽獴 (read as lei2yu3)
Diana Peng



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lei sheng

Chinese English Pinyin
雷聲 thunder lei2sheng1
殷 roll of thunder yin3
霆 clap of thunder ting2
霹 clap of thunder pi1
靂 clap of thunder li4
雷 (surname), thunder lei2
砰 sound of crashing, thunder peng1
轟 explosion, bang, boom, rumble, strike (by thunder or a bomb) hong1

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Serge L.

Serge L
Local time: 20:33

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agree  Donglai Lou
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筽獴 (read as lei2yu3)

This is the equivalent term to thunder strom.
For other usage of the word, see Serge L. 's post.

Diana Peng
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Local time: 14:33
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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2 days 1 hr
Lei2 Ming2

Translated as Lei Ming, on the one hand to avoid confusion with Lei Yu, which actually indicates a storm, but Lei Ming explains the phenomenon, at the same time, emphasizes the sound effect.

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