步搖

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See also: 步摇

Chinese[edit]

 
a step; a pace; walk; march; stages in a process
shake; to rock
trad. (步搖)
simp. (步摇)

Etymology[edit]

This type of headpiece had dangling gold and pearl pieces which would sway back and forth as one walked.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

步搖

  1. (archaic) a type of head ornament that was inserted just beneath a hair bun, with gold and pearls dangling from it as one walked

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