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巴蜀
Main
English DefinitionSichuan; originally two provinces of Qin and Han
Simplified Script巴蜀
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbāshǔ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄚ ㄕㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baa1suk6
Word Decomposition
to long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; something that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail; Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan); abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian; abbr. for Pakistan
shǔshort name for Sichuan 四川 province; one of the Three Kingdoms 三国 after the fall of the Han dynasty

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Words With Same Head Word    
巴士bāshìbus (loanword); motor coach
巴结bājieto fawn on; to curry favor with; to make up to
巴不得bā bùdé(coll.) to be eager for; to long for; to look forward to
巴西bāxīBrazil
巴黎bālíParis, capital of France
Words With Same Tail Word    
邦美蜀bāng měi shǔBuon Me Thuot
得陇望蜀dé lǒng wàng shǔlit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized; fig. endless greed; insatiable desire
乐不思蜀lè bùsī shǔindulge in pleasure and forget home and duty (idiom)
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