English translation of '谦虚'
⇒ 谦虚是一种美德。(Qiānxū shì yī zhǒng měidé.)
Modesty is a virtue.
speak modestly (pt spoke) (pp spoken)
⇒ 他谦虚了一下,最后接受了礼物。(Tā qiānxūle yīxià, zuìhòu jiēshòule lǐwù.)
He was shy about it at first, but in the end he accepted the present.
'谦虚' in Other Languages
British English: modesty NOUN
Someone who shows modesty does not talk much about their abilities or achievements.
His modesty does him credit, for the food he produces speaks for itself.
Translation of 谦虚 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary