拐杖

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

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NounEdit

拐杖 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin guǎizhàng, measure word /, or )

  1. walking stick

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Usage notesEdit

  • In Mandarin, 拐杖 guǎizhàng is the most commonly used term for walking stick. By contrast, 手杖 shǒuzhàng can be used to describe a cane that has other uses, such as hiking or scaring away wild snakes.
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