Last modified on 25 June 2014, at 23:58

步摇

ChineseEdit

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trad.

EtymologyEdit

(step) + (to sway back and forth)

this type of headpiece had dangling gold and pearl pieces which would sway back and forth as one walked.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

步摇

  1. (archaic) a type of head ornament that was inserted just beneath a hair bun, it had gold and pearls which dangled from it as one walked

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