哀叹 (ai tan): meaning, pronunciation, examples, strokes

By | October 7, 2017

1. What does 哀叹 mean in English?

哀叹 (Chinese PinYin: āi tàn; traditional Chinese: 哀嘆) often means bemoaning, bewailing, deploring and lamenting in Chinese, it is a verb, or noun (non-countable) in mandarin Chinese. It can be used in formal and informal situations to describe the act of a sigh or bemoaning. Some commonly used phrases include: 独自哀叹 (lament alone), 哀叹不已 (lament incessantly), 哀叹不幸 (lament one’s misfortune).

Literally:哀 (sadly) + 叹(sigh)

2. How to pronounce 哀叹 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi tàn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 哀叹

Synonyms: 悲叹, 叹息, 唉声叹气

Antonyms: 欢呼

4. What are the fixed expression, collocations and idioms that contains 哀叹

Fixed expression: (None)

Collocations: 独自哀叹 (lament alone), 哀叹不已 (lament incessantly), 哀叹不幸 (lament one’s misfortune),

Idioms: (None)

5. How to use 哀叹 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 哀叹.

5.1 过去的美好日子总是让他哀叹。

Translation: He always sighed for the good old days gone by.

5.2 宗教信仰是受压迫生物的哀叹,是这个无情的世界的心灵,是空虚社会的灵魂。

Translation: Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions.

5.3 强者征服今天,懦夫哀叹昨天,懒汉坐等明天。

Translation: The able men conquest today, the coward bemoan yesterday, the sluggard sit and wait for tomorrow.

5.4 灰暗的天空,悲伤的情绪,哀叹的抱怨,都会在美好的回忆中烟消云散。

Translation: The gray sky, sad moods, and complaining sighs will all be gone in the happy memories.

5.5 回顾我的人生, 青春的随想曲随风而去, 我哀叹着, 但是我没有遗憾.

Translation: “Looking back on my life, I sigh. The caprice of youth goes with the wind, I’ve no regrets.” ― Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

5.6 我的眼睛含着泪, 我的心从不哀叹, 我的思想从来不害怕, 因为我战胜了谎言

Translation: My eyes in tears, Heart never sighs, My mind never fears, I conquer the lies” ― Munia Khan

5.7 尝试一下, 你生来是向高处飞的, 不要坐在岸边等待和哀叹.

Translation: “Give it a try.. for you are born to fly high; don’t sit on the shores, don’t wait and sigh.” ― Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

5.8 哀叹是人面对困难时的一种情感上的反应.

Translation: “A sigh is an emotional response to being set a difficult task.” ― Deborah Levy, Hot Milk

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