哀怨 (ai yuan): meaning, pronunciation, examples, strokes

By | October 13, 2017

1. What does 哀怨 mean in English?

哀怨 (Chinese PinYin: āi yuàn; traditional Chinese: 哀怨) usually means being resentful or plaintive in Chinese, it is a mandarin Chinese adjective or noun (non-countable). It is a polysemous word, it can also refers to a Korean song 애원. The word is often used in formal and informal conversations and writing to express sad, mournful and resentful moods. Some most commonly used phrases include 哀怨断肠 (being resentful and heartbroken), 哀怨凄美 (pathos).

Literally: 哀(sad) + 怨(resentment)

2. How to pronounce 哀怨 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi yuàn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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Audio source: created by Baidu Voice

3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 哀怨

Synonyms: 哀愁, 怨恨, 埋怨, 哀思, 哀恸, 愁肠寸断, 愀然不乐, 独坐愁城, 愁眉锁眼, 多愁善感, 黯然神伤, 怅然若失

Antonyms: 喜悦, 欢乐,

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

Fixed expression: (None)

Collocations: 哀怨断肠 (being resentful and heartbroken), 哀怨凄美 (pathos)

Idioms: (None)

5. How to use 哀怨断肠 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 哀怨.

5.1 我讨厌嫉妒和哀怨

Translation: I hate the jealous and the resentment.

5.2 “一般来说, 你是一个男性, 你所看到的就是你能得到的.” 我哀怨地说

Translation: ‘Naturally, you’re a male. What you see is what you’ve got,’ I said resentfully.

5.3 我父亲说, “儿子, 每个男人在他的生命里都需要一个刻薄的, 哀怨的女人”

Translation: “Son, my dad said, every man needs a bitter, resentful woman in his life.”

5.4 你可以发一些带有哀怨内容的短信, 但是不会得到回复

Translation: You can leave a plaintive message, but it will not be returned.

5.5 耐心一些, 哀怨和怨恨总会露出他本来的面目

Translation: “Be patient; resentment will always reveal itself.”― Wayne Gerard Trotman

5.6 伤疤和可怕的回忆带来的哀怨, 是一种折磨人的游戏.

Translation: “It’s a tiring game resenting the scars and the fearful memories.”― Efrat Cybulkiewicz

5.7 一种哀怨的表情很快的闪过他的脸上又消失了.

Translation: A look of pure resentment flashed across his face and disappeared.

5.8 她的哀怨而凄美。

Translation: We can find resentment and pathos in her poems.

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