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云。。。说?!

 

so i thought that: 云 meant 'cloud' for example: 天上没有云。
But why in my book does it say it can also mean: "Say / speak" ?? And then it also very conveniently doesn't give an example.

Anyone got any ideas?!

Thanks guys!! 0(O.O)0

云有两个意思吗??

For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    meant 'cloud’ is a modern Chinese word.
    meant 'say/speak' is an ancient Chinese word,and it is no longer used.For example:“古语有云”means 'as the old saying said...'.But it is an idiom“人云亦云”used now,it means you say whatever people say.

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