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English Definitionto chat (1980s Beijing slang); to chew the fat
Simplified Script砍大山
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinkǎn dàshān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄢˇ ㄉㄚˋ ㄕㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ham2 daai6saan1
Word Decomposition
kǎnto chop; to cut down; to throw something at somebody
大山dàshānDashan, stage name of Canadian Mark Henry Rowswell (1965-), actor and well-known TV personality in PRC

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Words With Same Head Word    
砍伐kǎnfáto hew; to cut down
砍伤kǎnshāngto wound with a blade or hatchet; to slash; to gash
砍价kǎnjiàto bargain; to cut or beat down a price
砍刀kǎndāochopper (for wood etc)
砍断kǎnduànto chop off
Words With Same Tail Word    
侃大山kǎn dàshānto chatter idly; to gossip; to boast or brag
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