笑点 (laughing point): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 17, 2018

笑点 (Chinese PinYin: [xiào diǎn]; traditional Chinese:笑點) may mean: (1) noun. Laughing point or haha point; (2) noun. At the point everyone bursts out laughing; (3) noun. Punchline; (4) noun. Funny part of a story; (5) noun. A video program by Tencent Sport. Literally: 笑 (laughing) + 点 (point). The word has become a buzzword and can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 笑点很低 (a low laughing point), 我的笑点 (your laughing point), 找到笑点 (find out the laughing point).

1. How to pronounce 笑点 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [xiào diǎn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 笑点

Synonyms: 哈哈点,

Antonyms: 哭点 (crying point),

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

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 笑点很低 (a low laughing point), 我的笑点 (your laughing point), 找到笑点 (find out the laughing point),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 笑点 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 笑点.

4.1 你的笑点很低

Translation: Your laughing point is really low ( = You can be easily amused).

4.2 是的,沉默为笑点增强效果,因为它加深了紧张感。

Translation: Yes, silence adds power to the punchline because it heightens the tension.

4.3 而且有时他解释过了我也找不到笑点。

Translation: And sometimes, even after explanation, I just don’t find the laughing point.

4.4 这一事件成为奥巴马参选演说中的笑点,一位发言人还揶揄说切尼先生是“家族的害群之马。”

Translation: Their shared ancestry became a popular laughing point in Mr Obama’s stump speech and a spokesman joked that Mr Cheney was “the black sheep of the family”.

4.5 听众会大笑是因为他们明白了笑点所在。

Translation: They laugh because they “get the funny part of the joke.”

4.6 他在写剧本时用的是母语,许多笑点都与他的方言有关

Translation: He wrote the script in his native tongue, and many jokes are linked to the dialect.

4.7 正确位置和正确时间的停顿帮助观众捕捉到笑点。

Translation: The well-placed and timed pause will help ensure that the audience hears the punchline.

4.8 在笑点之前使用停顿还有一个重要作用。

Translation: The pause plays another important role when used just before the punchline.

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