绑赴市曹

MandarinEdit

simpl. 市曹
trad. 綁赴市曹

EtymologyEdit

Literally: tie up and take to the market place (where public executions were carried out)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bǎng fù shìcáo
Zhuyin ㄅㄤˇ ㄈㄨˋ ㄕˋ ㄘㄠˊ
IPA (key) /pɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ fu⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂʐ̩⁵¹ t͡sʰɑʊ̯³⁵/

IdiomEdit

绑赴市曹 (simplified, Pinyin bǎng fù shìcáo, traditional 綁赴市曹)

  1. (archaic) to carry out a public execution in a city center (as a warning to others)
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