哀求 (ai qiu): meaning, pronunciation, examples, strokes

1. What does 哀求 mean in English?

哀求 (Chinese PinYin: āi qiú) is a mandarin Chinese noun or verb describing an action of begging, entreating or pleading. It is a polysemous word, it can mean (1) to pray for; (2) to cry on; (3) to beg for help from someone; (4) to make an emotional appeal; (5) to ask for forgiveness.

Literally: 哀 (sorrow) + 求 (pleading)

2. How to pronounce 哀求 ?

Chinese Pinyin: [āi qiú]

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3. Synonyms And Antonyms of 哀求

Synonyms (同义词): 乞求, 央告, 恳求, 苦求, 乞求, 乞请, 请求

Antonyms (反义词): 命令 (command)

4. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 哀求

Fixed expression (固定搭配): 苦苦哀求 (make an earnest request of sb)

Collocations (词语连用): 百般哀求, 跪地哀求, 尽力哀求

Idioms (成语): (None)

5. How to use 哀求 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences containing 哀求.

5.1 哀求有什么用.

English: Begging does not help.

5.2 遇到坏人要和他斗智斗勇,哀求是没有用的。

English: Pleading is useless when facing bad guys, you need to use some strategy and tactics.

5.3 无论小女孩如何哀求他,他都不理

English: He ignored the little girl’s earnest begging.

5.4 经我一再哀求,爸爸才同意带我一起去。

English: After repetitive begging, my dad finally allowed me to come along.

5.5 无论我们怎么哀求,妈妈始终守口如瓶,就是不告诉我们其中的祕密。

English: No matter how hard we begged, mom just wouldn’t tell us the secret.

5.6 小王哀求妈妈带她去动物园玩.

English: Xiao Wang entreats his mother to take him to the zoo.

5.7 敌人举手投降,向我军哀求饶命。

English: The enemy surrendered to us and begged for mercy.

5.8 他哀求着她能够原谅他。

English: He is asking for forgiveness from her.

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