倒戈

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Chinese[edit]

 
upset; turn over; to tip; to pour; to go home; to the contrary; inverted; to fall; to collapse; to topple; to change; to fail; bankrupt
spear
simp. and trad.
(倒戈)

Etymology[edit]

(to reverse) + (halberd)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

倒戈

  1. (literaty) to turn the weapon backwards, or upside-down
  2. (figuratively) to change sides in a conflict; to defect