Chinese Word Entry

耍滑
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄨㄚˇ ㄏㄨㄚˊ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shuǎ huá
Cantonese (Jyutping): saa2 waat6
Definitions:
  1. to resort to tricks

  2. to act in a slippery way

  3. to try to evade (work, responsibility)


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Chinese characters used in this word

frolic, play, amuse, play with
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕㄨㄚˇ (shuǎ)
Cantonese: saa2
Japanese: サ (sa)、 シャ (sha) / すばや.い (subayai)
Vietnamese: sá, sái, sọa, xọa

slippery, slide, slip, flunk, polished
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄚˊ (huá), ㄍㄨˇ (gǔ)
Cantonese: gwat1, waat6
Japanese: カツ (katsu)、 コツ (kotsu) / すべ.る (suberu)、 なめ.らか (nameraka)
Korean: 활 (hwal), 골 (gol)
Vietnamese: hoạt, cốt, gột