Chinese Word Entry

猴子偷桃
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄏㄡˊ ㄗ˙ ㄊㄡ ㄊㄠˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): hóu zi tōu táo
Cantonese (Jyutping): hau4 zi2 tau1 tou4
Definitions:
  1. "monkey steals the peach" (martial arts), distracting an opponent with one hand and seizing his testicles with the other

  2. (coll.) grabbing sb by the balls


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Chinese characters used in this word

monkey, ape, monkey-like
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄡˊ (hóu)
Cantonese: hau4
Japanese: コウ、 ゴ / さる
Korean:
Vietnamese: hầu

child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac, offspring, fruit, seed of, 1st terrestrial branch
Readings
Mandarin: ㄗˇ (zǐ), ㄗˊ (zí), ㄗ˙ (zi)
Cantonese: zi2
Japanese: シ、 ス、 ツ / こ、 -こ、 ね、 み、 おとこ
Korean:
Vietnamese: tử, tý, tí
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

to steal, burglar, thief
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄡ (tōu)
Cantonese: tau1
Japanese: チュウ、 トウ / ぬすむ
Variants
Semantic variant form:

peach, marriage, surname
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄠˊ (táo), ㄊㄧㄠ (tiāo), ㄓㄠˋ (zhào)
Cantonese: tou4
Japanese: トウ / もも
Korean:
Vietnamese: đào