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鼻子
bí zi

鼻子
nose




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鼻子bízi
     1. n. nose
     2. n. (dialectal Mandarin, including, Sichuan) snot; mucus
Components
     1. (anatomy) nose
     2. nose-like object; protruding part or the handle of an object
     3.    pinhole
     4.    (geography) cape
     5. initial; founding; beginning; original
           鼻祖 - forefather; initiator
     6. (Min) nasal mucus; snot
     7. (Hakka, Min) to smell
     1. (zh-alt-form, 籽, seed)
     2. young; tender; small
     3. (Prefix attached to nouns, denoting a part of, belonging to or individual.) sub-
     4. (astrology) First earthly branch: (rat in the Chinese zodiac, 11th solar month, 11pm to 1am (midnight))
     5. Viscount, fourth of five ranks of Chinese aristocracy under the (Zhou dynasty).
     6. (physics, biology) -on
     7. (Suffix for small objects or general diminutive suffix.)
     8. small, round object
     9. (Xiamen, Quanzhou)
     10. (Zhangzhou, Taiwan)
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