liao liao  /li ˈaʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125

Usage(s):

  1. A long-gowned shopkeeper, standing in his deserted tobacco shop, read the Gimo's words, said sadly: "Mo-liao yi pao his last salvo.
  2. A peasant sadly shook his head: "Szu-te t'ai tsao liao!It was too soon that he died.

News

  1. Chinese Writer-In-Exile Liao Yiwu: A Storyteller for a Generation

    After Chinese dissident writer Liao Yiwu had his memoir confiscated by the police, he had to train his memory to become like a tape recorder, recollecting his experience in prison and the stories his fellow inmates had told him. In … The post Chinese Writer-In-Exile Liao Yiwu: A Storyteller for a Generation appeared first on The Epoch Times .
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Epoch Times

  2. Chin Ho Liao residency hearing cost San Gabriel $140,000

    SAN GABRIEL - Though the dust has settled after the most controversial two months in the city's recent history, the City Council must now foot the bill for nearly $140,000 in extra costs for an unprecedented administrative hearing to determine Councilman Chin Ho Liao's eligibility.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Pasadena Star-News

Quotes

  1. "Earlier I went to The Peak and I still saw thick smog clouding Hong Kong. Secretary Liao has explained that it was due to an increase of diesel vehicles in Guangdong. This is an unacceptable excuse," Lee said. "I think what Hong Kong people...
    on Oct 28, 2005 By: Martin Lee Source: The Standard

  2. Praising Dr Tan, Mr Goh said: "Cheng Bock works hard in Ayer Rajah, he feels for the people. He's got passion. He speaks out of conviction in and outside Parliament. He has substance. In Hokkien, we say 'wu liao'."
    on Dec 23, 2005 By: Goh Chok Tong Source: Channel News Asia

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