(yán yóu zhōng )

言不由衷 English Translation

The English meaning of (yán yóu zhōng ) is:

  • to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek
  • saying one thing but meaning sth different

Breakdown

(yán )

words / speech / to say / to talk

( yóu )

can't help (doing sth)

(zhōng )

inner feelings