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See also: 叩头

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ChineseEdit

knock head; (noun suffix)
trad. (叩頭)
simp. (叩头)
variant forms 扣頭扣头
 
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VerbEdit

叩頭

  1. to kowtow; to kneel and bow low enough to touch one's forehead to the ground
  2. to bow very deeply
  3. (figuratively) to act in a very submissive manner

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Kanji in this term
こう
Hyōgaiji
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

NounEdit

叩頭 (hiragana こうとう, rōmaji kōtō)

  1. a kowtow, a deep bow so low that one's head touches the ground in Chinese culture

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VerbEdit

叩頭する (hiragana こうとうする, rōmaji kōtō suru)

  1. kowtow, make a very deep bow such that one's head touches the ground in Chinese culture

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