手杖

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ChineseEdit

hand; convenient cane, walking stick
simp. and trad.
(手杖)

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NounEdit

手杖 (classifiers (), (gēn), ())

  1. (literally) any kind of long or short rod with a handle; a cane
  2. (by extension) walking stick

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Usage notesEdit

  • 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.
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