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旗手
Main
English Definitiona flag carrier (army); ensign
Simplified Script旗手
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinqíshǒu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧˊ ㄕㄡˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4sau2
Word Decomposition
banner; flag; (in Qing times) refers to Manchurian ruling class, from 八旗 eight banners; administrative subdivision in inner Mongolia equivalent to county
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

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Words With Same Head Word    
旗子qíziflag; banner
旗帜qízhìensign; flag
旗袍qípáoChinese-style dress; cheongsam
旗号qíhàolit. a banner to distinguish an army unit or the name of its general; fig. to act in the name (of an idea or an organization); to fly the flag (as a cover for shady business); used for 旗语 semaphore
旗丁qídīngManchurian foot soldier
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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