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ChineseEdit

hand; convenient; -er foot; to be sufficient
simp. and trad.
(手足)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

手足

  1. (literary) brother
  2. (literary) hands and feet

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 兄弟 (“brothers”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 兄弟手足昆仲昆季
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 兄弟
Mandarin Beijing 哥兒弟兄
Taiwan 兄弟
Jinan 弟兄弟兄們兄弟
Xi'an 弟兄
Wuhan 弟兄兄弟
Chengdu 弟兄
Yangzhou 弟兄
Hefei 弟兄兄弟
Cantonese Guangzhou 兄弟
Hong Kong 兄弟
Taishan 兄弟
Gan Nanchang 兄弟
Hakka Meixian 兄弟
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 兄弟
Liudui (S. Sixian) 兄弟
Hsinchu (Hailu) 兄弟
Dongshi (Dabu) 兄弟
Zhuolan (Raoping) 兄弟
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 兄弟
Jin Taiyuan 弟兄兄弟
Min Bei Jian'ou 兄弟
Min Dong Fuzhou 兄弟兄弟哥
Min Nan Xiamen 兄弟
Quanzhou 兄弟
Zhangzhou 兄弟
Taipei 兄弟
Kaohsiung 兄弟
Tainan 兄弟
Taichung 兄弟仔
Yilan 兄弟
Lukang 兄弟
Sanxia 兄弟
Kinmen 兄弟
Magong 兄弟
Hsinchu 兄弟仔
Chaozhou 兄弟
Wu Suzhou 弟兄
Wenzhou 兄弟
Xiang Changsha 弟兄兄弟
Shuangfeng 弟兄兄弟

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
あし
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

手足 ‎(hiragana てあし, romaji teashi)

  1. hands and feet, arms and legs, limbs
  2. someone who waits on hand and foot or is at someone's beck and call
    社長 (しゃちょう)手足 (てあし)となって (はたら)きます。
    Shachō no teashi to natte hatarakimasu.
    In my work I wait on the president hand and foot.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

手足 ‎(sujok) ‎(hangeul 수족)

  1. Hanja form? of 수족.