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洗澡垫
xǐ zǎo diàn



洗澡垫
bathmat


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洗澡xǐzǎo
     1. v. to take a shower or bath; to wash oneself; to bathe
           我 先 洗 個 澡。 - I'm just gonna take a shower.
     2. v. (dialectal) to swim
     3. usage. Note that in casual conversation Chinese speakers do not usually distinguish between taking a shower and taking a bath as is customary in English;浸浴.
shǐ
     1. cause, send on a mission, order
     2. envoy, messenger, ambassador
     3. to order to do
     4. to send; to dispatch
     5. to let; to make; to cause to
     6. to use; to employ
     7. to play; to play with; to resort to; to dally with
     8. to indulge
     9. (Cantonese) need to do something; have to
           你 唔使 攞lo2 咁 多! - You don't need to get so much!
     10. (Cantonese) need something; require; want strongly
     11. (historical) to send as an envoy abroad
     12. envoy; messenger
zǎo
     1. wash, bathe
diàn
     1. advance money, pay for another
     2. cushion
     3. pad, cushion, mat.
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