TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

enter + flesh, "insert flesh into a part of one's body".

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +2, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人人月人 (OOBO), four-corner 80227)

  1. (vulgar) fuck, (male) to have sex with someone

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 973, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29246
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2931, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+808F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping caau3, Yale chaau3)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin cào (cao4), Wade-Giles ts'ao4)

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin cào)

  1. (vulgar) to fuck, to have sex with someone
    肏你媽! = Fuck your mother!

InterjectionEdit

  1. (slang, vulgar) a word used to express one's anger.

See alsoEdit

Alternate form:

Usage notesEdit

  • Commonly used as the English "fuck" as a slang term. Often, the similar-sounding euphemism (pinyin kào) is used as an interjection.
Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 14:18