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柜子
guì zi



柜子
cupboard


Definitions

櫃子
English > Chinese
cupboard
     1. 碗柜,木橱
Components
     1. Simplified form of 櫃
     2. , a type of willow
     3. Used in 柜柳
guì
     1. cabinet; cupboard
     2. wardrobe
     3. counter
     4. (Hong Kong, Taiwan) Short for 貨櫃, shipping container
     1. (literary) child; offspring
     2. son
           獨生子 - dúshēngzǐ - only son
           愛子 - àizǐ - beloved son
           一 子 一 女 - yī zǐ yī nǚ - one son and one daughter
     3. (literary) descendant; posterity
     4. (Christianity) the Son
     5. (in compounds) person
           女子 (nǚzǐ) - female; woman
     6. (literary) master; teacher
     7. (literary) A respectful title for teachers, usually attached after their surnames.
           孔子 (Kǒngzǐ) - Master Kong (Confucius)
           老子 (Lǎozǐ) - Laozi
     8. (literary, polite) you
     9. Alternative form of 籽 (seed); also its second-round simplified form.
           葵花子 (kuíhuāzǐ) - sunflower seed
     10. egg
           魚子 (yúzǐ) - caviar
     11. young; tender; small
     12. Prefix attached to nouns, denoting "a part of", "belonging to" or "individual". sub-
           子目錄 (zǐmùlù) - subdirectory
     13. (astrology) First earthly branch: rat in the Chinese zodiac, 11th solar month, midnight (11:00 pm to 1:00 am)
     14. (historical) viscount (fourth of five ranks of Chinese aristocracy under the Zhou dynasty)
     15. (physics, biology) -on
     16. (Min Nan) grain-like object; particle; granule
     17. (Min Nan, music) rhythm
     18. (Min Nan)
     19. Suffix:
     20.    Used to nominalize.
     21.    瓶子zi - píngzi - bottle
     22.    刷子zi - shuāzi - brush
     23.    胖子zi - pàngzi - fat person
     24.    (colloquial) Used in some classifiers.
     25.    一下子zi - yīxiàzi - all of a sudden
     26. small, round object
           算盤子jí (sǹg-pôaⁿ-jí) - abacus bead, MN
     27. (Xiamen, Quanzhou)
     28. (Zhangzhou, Taiwan)
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