吹牛

CantoneseEdit

NounEdit

吹牛

  1. Vernacular equivalent of 吹水

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chuīniú
Zhuyin ㄔㄨㄟ ㄋㄧㄡˊ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰu̯eɪ̯⁵⁵ ni̯oʊ̯³⁵/
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VerbEdit

吹牛 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin chuīniú)

  1. to brag; to boast

SynonymsEdit

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