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English Definitionto be in charge of the cooking; to be the chef; head cook; chef
Simplified Script掌勺
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄤˇ ㄕㄠˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoeng2zoek3
Word Decomposition
zhǎngpalm of the hand; sole of the foot; paw; horseshoe; to slap; to hold in one's hand; to wield
sháospoon; ladle; abbr. for 公勺, centiliter (unit of volume)

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Words With Same Head Word    
掌握zhǎngwòto grasp (often fig.); to control; to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny); to master; to know well; to understand something well and know how to use it; fluency
掌管zhǎngguǎnin charge of; to control
掌嘴zhǎngzuǐto slap
掌厨zhǎngchúto prepare meals; chef
Words With Same Tail Word    
公勺gōngsháoserving spoon; centiliter (i.e. 10 ml), abbr. to
刮勺guāsháoscraper; trowel; putty knife
汤勺tāngsháosoup ladle
脑勺nǎosháoback of the head
舀勺yǎosháoscoop; dipper
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