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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 pāipai1to pat; to clap; to slap; to swat; to take (a photo); to shoot (a film); racket (sports); beat (music)
2拍摄 拍攝 pāi shèpai1 she4to film; to shoot (a picture)
3拍子 pāi zipai1 zi5beat (music); paddle-shaped object (flyswatter etc); racket (sports)
4拍打 pāi dapai1 da5to pat; to slap; (of a bird) to flap (one's wings)
5波涛拍岸 波濤拍岸 tāo pāi ànbo1 tao1 pai1 an4waves beating on the bank (idiom)
6步伐合拍 pāibu4 fa2 he2 pai1to walk in step (idiom)
7苍蝇拍 蒼蠅拍 cāng ying pāicang1 ying5 pai1flyswatter
8筹拍 籌拍 chóu pāichou2 pai1to prepare to film; to plan a shoot
9初刻拍案惊奇 初刻拍案驚奇 chū pāi àn jīng Chu1 ke4 Pai1 an4 Jing1 qi2Slapping the Table in Amazement (Part I), first of two books of vernacular stories by Ming dynasty novelist Ling Mengchu 凌蒙初
10吹吹拍拍 chuī chuī pāi pāichui1 chui1 pai1 pai1to boast and flatter
11吹牛拍马 吹牛拍馬 chuī niú pāi chui1 niu2 pai1 ma3to resort to bragging and flattering
12吹拍 chuī pāichui1 pai1to resort to bragging and flattering; abbr. for 吹牛拍马
13捶台拍凳 捶檯拍凳 chuí tái pāi dèngchui2 tai2 pai1 deng4to be in great rage (idiom)
14打拍 pāida3 pai1to beat time; to mark rhythm on drum or clapper boards
15打拍子 pāi zida3 pai1 zi5to beat time
16电蚊拍 電蚊拍 diàn wén pāidian4 wen2 pai1electric mosquito swatter
17二刻拍案惊奇 二刻拍案驚奇 Èr pāi àn jīng Er4 ke4 Pai1 an4 Jing1 qi2Slapping the Table in Amazement (Part II), second of two books of vernacular stories by Ming dynasty novelist Ling Mengchu 凌蒙初
18法拍 pāifa3 pai1judicial auction; to sell by judicial auction
19翻拍 fān pāifan1 pai1to reproduce photographically; to duplicate; to adapt (as a movie); to remake (a movie); adaptation; reproduction; remake
20逢迎拍马 逢迎拍馬 féng yíng pāi feng2 ying2 pai1 ma3to be unctuous (idiom)
21奉承拍马 奉承拍馬 fèng chéng pāi feng4 cheng2 pai1 ma3to bow and scrape; apple-polish (idiom)
22跟拍 gēn pāigen1 pai1to document on film the course of events; to follow sb with a camera
23航拍 háng pāihang2 pai1aerial photography (video or still)
24荷兰式拍卖 荷蘭式拍賣 lán shì pāi màiHe2 lan2 shi4 pai1 mai4Dutch auction; descending-price auction
25合拍 pāihe2 pai1in time with (i.e. same rhythm); to keep in step with; fig. to cooperate
26横拍握法 橫拍握法 héng pāi heng2 pai1 wo4 fa3a tennis grip
27急拍拍 pāi pāiji2 pai1 pai1hurried; impatient; rushed
28节拍 節拍 jié pāijie2 pai1beat (music); meter
29节拍器 節拍器 jié pāi jie2 pai1 qi4metronome
30开拍 開拍 kāi pāikai1 pai1to begin shooting (a movie, a scene of a movie etc); to start the bidding (auction); to start a trading session (stock market)
31空拍 kōng pāikong1 pai1aerial photography (video or still) (Tw)
32空拍机 空拍機 kōng pāi kong1 pai1 ji1drone equipped for aerial photography
33溜须拍马 溜鬚拍馬 liū pāi liu1 xu1 pai1 ma3to smooth whiskers and pat a horse's bottom (idiom); to use flatter to get what one wants; to toady; boot-licking
34慢半拍 màn bàn pāiman4 ban4 pai1(music) a half-beat behind; (fig.) rather slow (in performing a task, comprehending etc)
35拍岸 pāi ànpai1 an4lit. to slap the table (in amazement, praise, anger, resentment etc); fig. astonishing!, wonderful!, dreadful! etc; to beat against the shore (of waves)
36拍案称快 拍案稱快 pāi àn chēng kuàipai1 an4 cheng1 kuai4to slap the table and applaud (idiom)
37拍案大怒 pāi àn pai1 an4 da4 nu4to pound the table in anger (idiom)
38拍案而起 pāi àn ér pai1 an4 er2 qi3lit. to slap the table and stand up (idiom); fig. at the end of one's tether; unable to take it any more
39拍案叫绝 拍案叫絕 pāi àn jiào juépai1 an4 jiao4 jue2slap the table and cheer (成语 saw); amazing!; great!; lit. slap the table and shout with praise (idiom); fig. wonderful!; amazing!; great!
40拍案惊奇 拍案驚奇 pāi àn jīng pai1 an4 jing1 qi2to slap the table in amazement (idiom); wonderful!; amazing!
41拍板 pāi bǎnpai1 ban3clapper-board; auctioneer's hammer; to beat time with clappers
42拍出 pāi chūpai1 chu1to sell at auction; to reach a given price at auction
43拍档 拍檔 pāi dàngpai1 dang4partner
44拍电 拍電 pāi diànpai1 dian4to send a telegram
45拍电影 拍電影 pāi diàn yǐngpai1 dian4 ying3to make a movie
46拍发 拍發 pāi pai1 fa1to send; to cable (a telegram)
47拍号 拍號 pāi hàopai1 hao4time signature (music)
48拍黄瓜 拍黃瓜 pāi huáng guāpai1 huang2 gua1smashed cucumber salad
49拍击 拍擊 pāi pai1 ji1to smack; to beat
50拍客 pāi pai1 ke4citizen journalist (typically posting short, self-produced documentary videos on the Web)
51拍立得 pāi Pai1 li4 de2Polaroid (Tw)
52拍马 拍馬 pāi pai1 ma3to urge on a horse by patting its bottom; fig. to encourage; same as 拍马屁 , to flatter or toady
53拍马奉承 拍馬奉承 pāi fèng chéngpai1 ma3 feng4 cheng2to lick sb.'s boots; to flatter (idiom)
54拍马屁 拍馬屁 pāi pai1 ma3 pi4to flatter; to fawn on; to butter sb up; toadying; boot-licking
55拍马舞刀 拍馬舞刀 pāi dāopai1 ma3 wu3 dao1to whip up one's steed and flourish one's sword (idiom)
56拍马舞剑 拍馬舞劍 pāi jiànpai1 ma3 wu3 jian4to whip up one's steed and flourish one's sword (idiom)
57拍马者 拍馬者 pāi zhěpai1 ma3 zhe3flatterer; toady
58拍卖 拍賣 pāi màipai1 mai4to auction; auction sale; to sell at a reduced price
59拍卖会 拍賣會 pāi mài huìpai1 mai4 hui4auction; Classifiers:
60拍卖商 拍賣商 pāi mài shāngpai1 mai4 shang1auctioneer; auction house
61拍拍屁股走人 pāi pāi gu zǒu rénpai1 pai1 pi4 gu5 zou3 ren2to make oneself scarce; to slip away; to take a French leave
62拍片 pāi piànpai1 pian4to film; to make a film
63拍婆子 pāi zipai1 po2 zi5to chase girls; to hang around with girls
64拍手 pāi shǒupai1 shou3to clap one's hands
65拍手称快 拍手稱快 pāi shǒu chēng kuàipai1 shou3 cheng1 kuai4to clap and cheer (idiom)
66拍手成交 pāi shǒu chéng jiāopai1 shou3 cheng2 jiao1to strike (hands upon) a bargain (idiom)
67拍手赞成 拍手贊成 pāi shǒu zàn chéngpai1 shou3 zan4 cheng2to clap one's hands in approval (idiom)
68拍拖 pāi tuōpai1 tuo1(dialect) to date sb
69拍膝而歌 pāi ér pai1 xi1 er2 ge1to sing, beating time on one's knees (idiom)
70拍戏 拍戲 pāi pai1 xi4to shoot a movie
71拍胸脯 pāi xiōng pai1 xiong1 pu2to vouch for
72拍演 pāi yǎnpai1 yan3(dialect) to perform; to act (in a play etc)
73拍照 pāi zhàopai1 zhao4to take a picture
74拍纸簿 拍紙簿 pāi zhǐ pai1 zhi3 bu4writing pad
75拍砖 拍磚 pāi zhuānpai1 zhuan1(slang) to throw brickbats; to criticize harshly
76拍桌打凳 pāi zhuō dèngpai1 zhuo1 da3 deng4to strike the table and the stool (idiom)
77乒乓球拍 pīng pāng qiú pāiping1 pang1 qiu2 pai1ping-pong paddle
78搇头拍子 搇頭拍子 qìn tóu pāi ziqin4 tou2 pai1 zi5a timid person
79球拍 qiú pāiqiu2 pai1racket
80实拍 實拍 shí pāishi2 pai1candid photograph; genuine photograph (not set up or doctored)
81讨拍 討拍 tǎo pāitao3 pai1(Tw) (coll.) to seek sympathy
82偷拍 tōu pāitou1 pai1to take a picture of a person without permission or without their knowledge
83投拍 tóu pāitou2 pai1to start shooting (a film); to invest in (a movie); to put (sth) up for auction
84一个巴掌拍不响 一個巴掌拍不響 ge zhǎng pāi xiǎngyi1 ge5 ba1 zhang3 pai1 bu4 xiang3lit. one palm alone cannot clap (proverb); fig. it takes two persons to start a dispute; it takes two to tango; it's difficult to achieve anything without support
85一拍即合 pāi yi1 pai1 ji2 he2lit. to be together from the first beat (idiom); to hit it off; to click together; to chime in easily
86一拍两散 一拍兩散 pāi liǎng sànyi1 pai1 liang3 san4(of marriage or business partners) to break up (idiom); to separate
87抓拍 zhuā pāizhua1 pai1to capture (an image); to snap (a photo)
88自拍 pāizi4 pai1to take a picture or video of oneself
89自拍杆 自拍桿 pāi gǎnzi4 pai1 gan3selfie stick; also written 自拍杆
90自拍模式 pāi shìzi4 pai1 mo2 shi4camera self-timer mode (for delayed shutter release)
91自拍器 pāi zi4 pai1 qi4camera self-timer (for delayed shutter release)
92自拍神器 pāi shén zi4 pai1 shen2 qi4selfie stick
93自拍照 pāi zhàozi4 pai1 zhao4selfie

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