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bow
baʊ
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments.
  2. A slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in playing certain stringed instruments.
  3. A weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow.
  4. Front part of a vessel or aircraft.
  5. A knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces.
  6. A decorative interlacing of ribbons.
  7. An appearance by actors or performers at the end of the concert or play in order to acknowledge the applause of the audience.
  8. Bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting.
  9. Something curved in shape.
(动) As a verb
  1. Yield to another's wish or opinion.
  2. Bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head.
  3. Play on a string instrument with a bow.
  4. Bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting.
  5. Bend one's back forward from the waist on down.
Hyphenationbow
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
gōnga bow (weapon); to bend; to arch (one's back etc); (Chinese surname)
船首chuánshǒuship's bow
屈服qūfúto surrender; to yield
鞠躬jūgōng, júgōng (Tw)to bow; (literary) to bend down
弯腰wānyāoto stoop
gōngto bow; to salute
弓腰gōngyāoto bow; to bend at the waist
蝴蝶结húdié jiébow; bowknot
躬身gōngshēnto bow
zhěnto bow; to lower the head in shame, long and sharp of the head, weak and dull
弓身gōngshēnto bend the body at the waist; to bow
敬个礼jìng gè lǐto give a bow or salute; to bow
línto bend (or lower) one's head; to bow (usually refer to submission or admission of a wrong doing)
chánto bend or lower of one's head; to bow (usually refer to submission or admission of a wrong doing), to take, to choose, to dwell, to stop
俯身fǔshēnto lean over; to bend over; to stoop; to bow
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