Chinese Word Entry

抱大腿
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄅㄠˋ ㄉㄚˋ ㄊㄨㄟˇ
Mandarin (Pinyin): bào dà tuǐ
Cantonese (Jyutping): pou5 daai6 teoi2
Definition: (coll.) to cling to sb influential or famous

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Chinese characters used in this word

embrace, hug, hold in arms, enfold
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄠˋ (bào), ㄆㄠ (pāo), ㄆㄡˇ (pǒu)
Cantonese: bou6, pou5
Japanese: ホウ (hou) / だ.く (daku)、 いだ.く (idaku)、 かか.える (kakaeru)
Korean: 포 (po)
Vietnamese: bão
Variants
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large, big, great, vast, high
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˋ (dà), ㄉㄞˋ (dài), ㄊㄞˋ (tài)
Cantonese: daai6
Japanese: ダイ (dai)、 タイ (tai)、 タ (ta) / おお- (oo-)、 おお.きい (ookii)、 -おお.いに (-ooini)、 はじめ (hajime)、 おおいに (ooini)
Korean: 대 (dae), 다 (da), 태 (tae)
Vietnamese: đại, thái

thigh, femur, legs, thighs
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨㄟˇ (tuǐ)
Cantonese: teoi2
Japanese: タイ (tai) / もも (momo)
Korean: 퇴 (toe)
Vietnamese: thối, thoái
Variants
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