旗號

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Chinese[edit]

banner; flag
 
day of a month; (suffix used after) name of a ship; (ordinal) number; bugle; roar; cry
trad. (旗號)
simp. (旗号)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

旗號

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) banner

Usage notes[edit]

In modern Mandarin, is used more figuratively than literally (usually within a slightly negative context). For example, "Under the banner of raising money for charity, he pocketed a lot of money."