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葡萄干
pú tao gān



葡萄干
sultana


Definitions

Chinese > English
葡萄干pútáogān
     1. n. raisin
Components
葡萄pútáo, er=y
     1. n. grape
     2. adj. (Cantonese, slang) jealous
     1. (zh-only, 葡萄)
táo, tao
     1. (zh-only, 葡萄)
gàn
     1. main part of something; body; trunk
     2. to concern; to be implicated in; implication
     3. dry
           樹幹 - trunk of a plant
           我 喉嚨 很 乾gān。 - My throat feels dry.
           軀幹 - body of animals
     4. clean
           幹道 - main road; high street
           乾gān淨 - clean
     5. to do
     6. adoptive; foster
           你 在 幹 什麼? - What are you doing?
     7. in vain; for nothing
     8. to work
     9. One of the Eight Trigrams (☰).
           幹活 - to work
           乾乾道 - ways of heaven; natural law
           你 是 幹 什麼 的? - What is your job?
     10. (vulgar) to fuck, to engage in sexual intercourse
           幹恁娘! - Fuck your mother! , MN
           幹.你.媽! - Fuck your mother!
     11. (vulgar) to kill
           幹掉 他! - Kill him!
     12. (vulgar chiefly Taiwan) to steal
           誰 幹 走 了 我 的 筆?! - Who stole my pen?!
     13. (vulgar chiefly Taiwan) to blame, to condemn
           公 幹 - criticized by everyone
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