拜拜

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Chinese[edit]

 
to pay respect; worship; visit; salute
 
to pay respect; worship; visit; salute
simp. and trad.
(拜拜)

Etymology 1[edit]

From (bài, “to do obeisance, to bow”) + (bài, “to do obeisance, to bow”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

拜拜

  1. to worship a deity; to prostrate oneself at a place of worship

Noun[edit]

拜拜

  1. (chiefly Taiwan) religious festival in which offerings are made to a deity
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Etymology 2[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of English bye-bye, from ‎(to make a courtesy call).

Pronunciation[edit]


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Interjection[edit]

拜拜

  1. bye-bye

Verb[edit]

拜拜

  1. to break up with someone
  2. to break a habit
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