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汤匙
tāng chí



汤匙
spoon


Definitions

湯匙
English > Chinese
spoon
     1. 匙;调羹;一匙的量
Components
     1. Simplified form of 湯
tāng
     1. (literary or regional) hot or boiling water
           赴湯蹈火 - to defy all difficulties and dangers, lit=to go through boiling water and tread on fire
     2. broth; stock
           高湯 - boullion
     3. soup; water in which something has been boiled; beverage
           薑 湯 - ginger tea
           我們 晚餐 喝 湯。 - We will have soup for dinner.
           元宵 用 水 煮,隨 湯 一起 吃。 - Sweet dumplings are boiled and served in hot water.
     4. decoction of medicinal herbs
           白 虎 湯 - White Tiger Decoction
     5. hot spring
     6. (dialectal Mandarin) dinner; meal
           喝 湯兒r - to have a meal Central Mandarin
     7. (Min Nan) pus
     8. Tang of Shang, founder of the Shang Dynasty of China
           湯 ^顯-祖 - Tang Xianzu (playwright of the Ming dynasty)
     9. Used in 湯湯 (turbulent, tr=tàngtàng)
           湯shāng湯shāng - torrential
chí
     1. spoon
     2. key
           鑰匙shi - key -
           士啤 匙si4 - spare key -
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tāng chí




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