Chinese Word Entry

耍賴

Simplified Chinese form: 耍赖

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄕㄨㄚˇ ㄌㄞˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): shuǎ lài
Cantonese (Jyutping): saa2 laai6
Definitions:
  1. to act shamelessly

  2. to refuse to acknowledge that one has lost the game, or made a promise etc

  3. to act dumb

  4. to act as if sth never happened


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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

rely, depend on, accuse falsely
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄞˋ (lài)
Cantonese: laai6
Japanese: ライ (rai) / たのむ (tanomu)、 たよる (tayoru)、 たより (tayori)
Korean: 뢰 (roe)
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