梗 (buzzword): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | February 24, 2018

梗 (Chinese PinYin: [gěng]; traditional Chinese: 梗) may mean: (1) noun. jokes; (2) noun. funny stories; (3) noun. backstory; (4) noun. origin. It is a common typo of the word 哏 which refers to funny, amusing stories. It is mostly used in informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 老梗 (boring old stories), 幽默梗 (funny stories), 经典梗 (classical funny stories).

1. How to pronounce 梗?

Chinese Pinyin: [gěng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 梗

Synonyms: 桥段, 故事, 笑点, 哏, 幽默的故事,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 梗

Fixed expression: 老梗 (boring old stories), 幽默梗 (funny stories),

Collocation: 经典梗 (classical funny stories),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 什么梗 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 梗.

4.1 这是什么梗?

Translation: What is the backstory behind this?

4.2 你最近看到最好笑的梗是什么?

Translation: What are the funny stories you have recently read?

4.3 你跟我说这是个好笑的梗。可是我没有笑。这并不好笑。而是有点儿怪异。

Translation: You told me it was a funny story. But I’m not laughing. It’s not funny. It’s a bit weird.

4.4 这故事说的是我怎么样得到这份新工作的。与老板的相遇真是一个搞笑梗。

Translation: The story of how I got my new job, and came to be on such good terms with my boss is a funny one.

4.5 来自法国的米歇尔要讲个搞笑又大概有点悲剧的梗。那时她正在伦敦旅游,天气很冷还下着雨。

Translation: Michele from France had a funny and maybe somewhat painful story to tell. She was visiting London and the weather was very cold and rainy.

4.6 看看这个梗

Translation: Look at this funny story.

4.7 如果允许我离题一会儿,我就给你们讲个有趣的梗。

Translation: I’ll tell you a funny story,if I may digress from my subject for a monent.

4.8 读一则有趣的梗,讲一个笑话或者和别人分享一首无厘头的歌。

Translation: Read a funny story, tell a joke or share a silly song with someone.

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