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I have been on multiple sentence bases and have found words such as 胡言乱语,词不达意。。。But is there another, better term?

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    Better in what sense? The examples you give are great for what they say. Apr 5 '15 at 13:19
  • Right like Colin said, what's the context?
    – Mou某
    Apr 5 '15 at 13:28
  • what is a sentence base? Anyhow online dictionaries contain many more possible translations with example sentences。(iciba e。g。has 5 to begin with,all different from the 2 in above question)
    – user6065
    Apr 5 '15 at 13:51
  • I heard 鸟语 used before to refer to "unintelligible language", but it depends on the context as said by the fellows here above. Apr 8 '15 at 6:24
  • I think 胡言乱语 is a very good translation. You need a context to suggest better translations for that particular context.
    – tvk
    Apr 15 '15 at 2:15
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胡说八道 hu2 shuo1 ba1 dao4

This is a 四字词 which means to talk rubbish.

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  • Hello! Welcome to Chinese Language SE. Nice answer! Apr 19 '15 at 15:43
  • 胡说八道 is used for nonsense/lie more.
    – user4072
    Apr 19 '15 at 16:02
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if I do this translation, I would say 一派胡言

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