"Palm" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shǒu zhǎng palm
 shǒu xīn palm (of one's hand) / control (extended meaning from having something in the palm of one's hand)
 zōng lu:2 palm
 jiǎ mào to impersonate / to pose as (someone else) / to counterfeit / to palm off (a fake as a genuine)
 zhǎng xīn hollow of the palm
 bā zhǎng palm of the hand / classifier: slap
 bīng lang betel palm (Areca catechu) / betel nut
 zōng lu:2 palm tree
 mā sa (coll.) to remove (crinkles, dirt) with the palm of the hand
 zōng lu:2 yóu palm oil
 shǒu xiàng palmistry / features of a palm (in palmistry)
 zhǎng shàng míng zhū lit. a pearl in the palm (idiom) / fig. beloved person (esp. daughter)
 lí māo leopard cat / raccoon dog / palm civet
 guǒ zi lí masked palm civet (Paguma larvata)
 tiě shù sago palm (Cycas revoluta)
 zōng lu:2 shù palm tree
 diào bāo to steal sb's valuable item and substitute a similar-looking but worthless item / to sell a fake for the genuine article / to palm off
 fǎn zhǎng lit. to turn over one's palm / fig. everything is going very well.
 sū tiě sago palm (Cycas revoluta)
 zōng shù palm tree
 hùn chōng to pass oneself off as sb / to palm sth off as
 hún chōng to pass oneself off as sb / to palm sth off as
 zhǎng palm of the hand / sole of the foot / paw / horseshoe / to slap / to hold in one's hand / to wield
 zōng lu:2 kē Arecaceae or Palmae, the palm family
 yē coconut palm / Taiwan pr. [ye2]
 lu:2 palm tree
 bīn betel palm (Areca catechu) / betel nut / Taiwan pr. bin1
 bīng betel palm (Areca catechu) / betel nut / Taiwan pr. [bin1]
 xuān to roll up one's sleeves / to slap with the palm
 fàn cè bèi yè Sanskrit on Talipot palm leaves (idiom) / Buddhist scripture
 yī ge bā zhǎng pāi bù xiǎng lit. 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
 bèi duō pattra palm tree (loan from Sanskrit, Corypha umbraculifera), whose leaves were used as paper substitute for Buddhist sutras
 zōng máo palm fiber / coir
 yē yóu palm oil
 guāng láng arenga or sugar palm (Arenga pinnata)
 zōng diàn palm fiber mat
 zōng zhī zhǔ rì Palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter)
 zōng zhī quán rì Palm Sunday (Christian Festival one week before Easter)
 zōng lu:2 shǔ palm tree genus (Areca spp.)
 zōng tǎn coir mat / palm fiber matting
 zōng biān woven palm fiber (used in handicraft) / coir / woven coconut fiber
 zōng fù palm fiber / rope of palm fiber / coir (coconut fiber)
 zōng bēng rectangular frame with a palm fiber mat woven across it (placed on a bed frame as the sleeping surface)
 zōng shéng rope of palm fiber / coir (coconut fiber)
 yóu zōng oil palm
 fān shǒu wéi yún fù shǒu biàn yǔ lit. turning his hand palm up he gathers the clouds, turning his hand palm down he turns them to rain / very powerful and capable (idiom)
 pú kuí Chinese fan palm / Livistona chinensis
 bèi duō luó shù Talipot palm (Corypha umbraculifera), whose leaves were used as writing media
 bèi yè pattra palm tree (Corypha umbraculifera), whose leaves were used as paper substitute for Buddhist sutras
 bèi yè zōng pattra palm tree (Corypha umbraculifera), whose leaves were used as paper substitute for Buddhist sutras
 bèi yè jīng sutra written on leaves of pattra palm tree
 Jù Zōng lu:2 saw palmetto (Serenoa repens, a small palm, an extract of whose fruit is used medicinally)
 māo shǐ kā fēi "kopi luwak" or civet coffee, made from coffee beans plucked from Asian palm civet's feces
 zōng lu:2 rén yóu palm kernel oil
 zhǎng xiàng palmistry / features of a palm (in palmistry)
 gǔ zhǎng (have sb in) the palm of one's hand / fig. (under) one's complete control
 yē zi māo Asian palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus), also called toddy cat
 shǒu xīn shǒu bèi dōu shì ròu lit. both the palm and the back of the hand are made of flesh (idiom) / fig. to both be of equal importance / to value both equally
 zōng yǔ yàn (bird species of China) Asian palm swift (Cypsiurus balasiensis)
 bái bí xīn palm civet (Paguma larvata)
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