Chinese Word Entry

咂摸
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄗㄚ ㄇㄛ˙
Mandarin (Pinyin): zā mo
Cantonese (Jyutping): zaap3 mo2
Definitions:
  1. (dialect) to savor

  2. to test the taste of

  3. (fig.) to ponder upon

  4. to mull over


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Chinese characters used in this word

to suck, to smack the lips, (Cantonese) to cheat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗㄚ (zā)
Cantonese: sap1, zaap3
Japanese: ソウ / すう
Vietnamese: táp

search, imitate, copy, gently touch with hand, caress
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄛ (mō), ㄇㄛˊ (mó)
Cantonese: mo2, mok3
Japanese: モ、 モウ、 バク、 ボ、 マク / さぐる、 とる、 うつす
Korean: 모, 막
Vietnamese: mạc, mô, mó, mò, mọ, mua, mò
Variants
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