The most common and simple way to say shut up in Chinese
If you search the internet, shut up is translated into Chinese as 闭嘴 [bì zuǐ] - It literally means close your mouth. It is often used to let somebody stop talking. It is a little impolite.
Other phrases or sentences to express shut up in Chinese
住口 [zhù kǒu] / 住嘴 [zhù zuǐ] - Shut up. Stop talking. It is a little rude, and is often used from the elder to the younger.
钳口 [qián kǒu] - Keep silent. It is usually used to force somebody to keep mouth shut.
不要说话 [bú yào shuō huà] - Don’t speak.
让你说话了吗？ [ràng nǐ shuō huà le ma？] - Don’t speak (in an angry tone).
别说了 [bié shuō le] - Don’t talk.
不要吵 [bú yào chǎo] – Don’t be noisy.
Here are some polite expressions to express shut up: 安静一下 [ān jìng yí xià] - Be quiet. 请安静 [qǐnɡ ān jìnɡ] - Please keep quite. A Chinese teacher often uses this to draw the students’ attention or to begin a class. 保持安静 [bǎo chí ān jìng] - Keep silent. Maintain silent. 你能安静一点吗？[nǐ néng ān jìng yì diǎn ma？]- Could you be quiet please?
打住 [dǎ zhù] - Stop talking (with a little angry).
得了吧 [dé le ba] - Come on, that’s not true! It is a kind of slang in Chinese, just to stop someone from talking. When someone is talking about something which is very boring or you are not interested, and he/she just won’t stop, you could use 得了吧[dé le ba].
你省省吧 [nǐ shěng shěng ba] – You are talking enough. It is another way to tell someone who is taking too much.
消停会儿 [xiāo tíng huì ér] – Have a break. Just stop for a while.
闭上你的乌鸦嘴 [bì shàng nǐ de wū yā zuǐ] - Shut your mouth up. Close your big mouth. It is specifically used to stop someone from talking something bad, and when you are saying this you are clearly getting a little angry with the one who are talking.
你不说话没人把你当哑巴 [nǐ bù shuō huà méi rén bǎ nǐ dāng yǎ bā] - No one will take you for a mute if you don't talk.
Other common phrases saying shut up in ancient China
请勿多言 [qǐng wù duō yán] - Please do not say more. 无（毋）需多言 [wú xū duō yán] - There is no need to say more.
慎言 [shèn yán] - Be careful in speech.
闭口不言 [bì kǒu bù yán] / 缄口无言 [jiān kǒu wú yán] - Shut one's mouth, and don’t say anything.
言多必失 [yán duō bì shī] – Loose lips sink ships. It means if someone talks too much, there must be some mistakes.
沉默是金 [chén mò shì jīn] – Silence is gold.
休得聒噪 [xiū dé guō zào] - Don’t be too noisy.
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