"Pierce" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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穿 chuān to wear / to put on / to dress / to bore through / to pierce / to perforate / to penetrate / to pass through / to thread
 cì thorn / sting / thrust / to prick / to pierce / to stab / to assassinate / to murder
 huá pò to cut open / to rip / to streak across (lightning, meteor etc) / to pierce (scream, searchlight etc)
 cì pò to puncture / to pierce
穿 dòng chuān to penetrate / to pierce / to see clearly / to have an insight into
 tǒng pò to pierce / to prod through
 zòng guàn lit. warp string in weaving / fig. vertical or north-south lines / to pass through / to cross lengthwise / to pierce (esp. north-south or top-to-bottom)
穿 chuān dòng pierce
 biān ancient stone acupuncture needle / to criticize / to pierce
 bò thumb / to break / to tear / to pierce / to split
 chuò to pierce / to break through
 cì chuō to puncture / to pierce
穿 cì chuān to skewer / to impale / to pierce through
 guàn chuàn to pierce through / to string together
 guàn to pierce through / to pass through / to be stringed together / string of 1000 cash
 záo bì tōu guāng lit. to pierce the wall to steal a light (idiom) / fig. to study diligently in the face of hardship
 jué to pierce, to stab / to take
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