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English Definition(dialect) to gather (something)
Simplified Script敛巴
Traditional Script斂巴
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄢˇ ㄅㄚ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)lim6baa1
Word Decomposition
liǎnto hold back; to restrain; to control (oneself); to collect
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

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Words With Same Head Word    
敛步liǎnbùto restrain motion; to check one's step
敛衽liǎnrènold-fashioned women's obeisance
敛财liǎncáito accumulate wealth; to rake in money
敛迹liǎnjìto refrain; to give up evil (temporarily); to cover one's traces; to lie low; to retire (from view)
敛钱liǎnqiánto collect money; to raise funds (for charity)
Words With Same Tail Word    
尾巴wěibatail; colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
哑巴yǎbamute; muted; a dumb person; to be dumb
嘴巴zuǐbamouth; slap in the face
眨巴zhǎbato blink; to wink
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