Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 17:04
拐杖 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin , measure word 個/个, 跟 or 把)
- walking stick
- guǎigùn 拐棍 (alternative forms: 柺棍, 枴棍)
- qīnglí 青藜 (archaic)
- shǒuzhàng 手杖
- 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.