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背心
bèi xīn



背心
vest


Definitions

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背心bèixīn
     1. n. sleeveless and collarless piece of clothing; vest
English > Chinese
vest
     1. 背心
Components
bèi
     1. (anatomy) back
     2. back; backside; reverse side
     3. back of the hand
     4. to turn one's back to
     5. to abandon; to give up
     6. to betray; to be disloyal
     7. to deviate; to go contrary to; to violate
     8. unlucky; out of luck
     9. to recite
     10. to carry on the back
     11. (figurative) to carry; to bear (blame); to shoulder (responsibility)
xīn
     1. usage. When written as a bottom radical, it is similar to 灬 but is distinguished by the second stroke from the left being longer, passing under the third stroke – this is an important composition detail.
     2. heart
     3. mind
     4. thought; idea
     5. intention
     6. center; core
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