作死

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Chinese[edit]

 
to regard as; to take (somebody) for; to do; to make
 
to die; inpassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
simp. and trad.
(作死)

Etymology[edit]

From (zuò, “(dialectal Wu) to look for trouble, to be pretentious”) + (, “death”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

作死

  1. (neologism, slang) to seek death, to invite death by recklessness; to look for trouble
    作死?!  ―  Nǐ shì yào zuōsǐ a?!  ―  Are you trying to get into trouble or what?
    作死 [Cantonese]  ―  Zok3 sei2 nei5 aa4? [Jyutping]  ―  Are you trying to get into trouble?

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