gnomic translation to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dict.

Translation of "gnomic" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/ˈnəʊ.mɪk/ US  /ˈnoʊ-/ formal
describes something spoken or written that is short, mysterious and not easily understood, but often seems wise
Peter is always coming out with gnomic utterances/pronouncements.
Not saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveWise and sensible
Translations of “gnomic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 精闢深奧的, 高深莫測的, 簡短晦澀的…
(Definition of gnomic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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