yāo

  1. yāo noun waist
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
    Notes: For example, 弯着腰 'back bent.' (Ye Shengtao, 1999, p. 22; Guoyu '腰' n 1; Kroll 2015 '腰' 1; NCCED '腰' 1; Unihan '腰')
  2. yāo noun kidney
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
    Notes: (NCCED '腰' 2; Unihan '腰')
  3. yāo noun waist [of a garment]
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Clothing 服装
    Notes: (NCCED '腰' 3)
  4. yāo noun a pocket / a wallet / a purse
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Clothing 服装
    Notes: Of a garment (NCCED '腰' 4)
  5. yāo noun middle / midpoint
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '腰' n 2; Kroll 2015 '腰' 1a; NCCED '腰' 5)
  6. yāo noun loins
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Informal (Kroll 2015 '腰' 2)
  7. yāo measure word a measure word for belts
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '腰' n 4; Kroll 2015 '腰' 3)
  8. yāo verb to wear around the waist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '腰' v)

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