拐杖

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See also: 柺杖 and 枴杖

Chinese[edit]

kidnap; to turn cane, walking stick
simp. and trad.
(拐杖)
alt. forms 枴杖
柺杖

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Noun[edit]

拐杖

  1. walking stick (Classifier: m; m)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In Mandarin, 拐杖 (guǎizhàng) is the most commonly used term for walking stick. By contrast, 手杖 (shǒuzhàng) can be used to describe a cane that has other uses, such as hiking or scaring away wild snakes.