翻身

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Chinese[edit]

flit about; translate; turn over
 
body; torso; person; life; status; pregnancy; (a measure word used for clothes) suit
simp. and trad.
(翻身)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

翻身

  1. to turn over; to double over
  2. to turn around
  3. to stand up
  4. to free oneself; to emancipate oneself

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

翻身

  1. emancipation
  2. (classical Chinese dance) a turning technique in which the dancer keeps the torso tilted while stretching out both arms on a vertical plane, spinning to resemble an electric fan

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (翻身):
  • Japanese: 翻身 (ほんしん) (honshin)