Japanese Word Entry

拾い箸
Kana:ひろいばし
Romaji:hiroibashi
Definition: passing food from one person's chopsticks to another's (a breach of etiquette)

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Chinese characters used in this word

pick up, gather, find, go on foot, ten, collect, tidy up, accounting form of the numeral ten
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˊ (shí), ㄕㄜˋ (shè), ㄐㄧㄝˋ (jiè)
Cantonese: sap6
Japanese: シュウ (shuu)、 ジュウ (juu) / ひろ.う (hirou)、 とお (too)
Korean: 습 (seub), 십 (sib)
Vietnamese: thập, thiệp, kiệp

chopsticks
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨˋ (zhù), ㄓㄨㄛˊ (zhuó)
Cantonese: zyu3, zyu6
Japanese: チョ (cho)、 チャク (chaku) / はし (hashi)
Korean: 저 (jeo)
Vietnamese: trứ, trợ, giạ
Variants
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