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English Simpl/pinyin/sound Traditional
metaphor
to compare
to liken to
analogy
figure of speech
figuratively
bǐ yù 比喻
(literary metaphor) father
Chinese toon (Toona sinensis)
tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima)
椿 chūn 椿
the dawn of a new epoch (metaphor)
daybreak
dawn
Taiwan pr. [shu4]
shǔ
a metaphor
to describe sth as
an analogy
a simile
an allegory
metaphor àn yù 暗喻
modern day metaphor for an honest politician
Bao Zheng (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
Bāo Zhěng 包拯
metaphor
to compare
to draw a parallel
to match
analogy
comparison
bǐ nǐ 比擬
(literary) (of a lamb) to kneel to suckle at the breast (used as a metaphor for filial piety) gùi rǔ 跪乳
great furnace (metaphor for a place where character is forged) hóng lú 洪爐
to use sth as a metaphor jiè yù 借喻
metaphor
to refer to
jiè zhǐ 借指
mirror (as a metaphor for sth beautiful, bright and flat -- such as a lake -- or sth that provides clarity and insight) míng jìng 明鏡
metaphor
analogy
simile
pì yù 譬喻
metaphor yǐn yù 隱喻
fish and water (metaphor for an intimate relationship or inseparability) yú shǔi 魚水

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