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拿手
Main
English Definitionexpert in; good at
Simplified Script拿手
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinnáshǒu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄚˊ ㄕㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)naa4sau2
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to hold; to seize; to catch; to apprehend; to take; (used in the same way as : to mark the following noun as a direct object)
shǒuhand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; measure word for skill

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
拿…来说ná … láishuōspeaking of …; to take…for example
拿出náchūto take out; to put out; to provide; to put forward (a proposal); to come up with (evidence)
拿下náxiàto arrest; to capture; to seize; to win (a set, a game etc)
拿着názhekeep
拿起náqǐto pick up
Words With Same Tail Word    
握手wòshǒuto shake hands
动手dòngshǒuto set about (a task); to hit; to punch; to touch
右手yòushǒuright hand; right-hand side
左手zuǒshǒuleft hand; left-hand side
着手zhuóshǒuto put one's hand to it; to start out on a task; to set out
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