避邪

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Chinese[edit]

 
avoid; shun; flee; escape; leave; to keep away; to leave; to hide
demonical; iniquitous; nefarious
simp. and trad.
(避邪)

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避邪

  1. to ward off evil spirits

Usage notes[edit]

The word for bixie (chimaera-like figure common in Chinese and Persian art) in Mandarin is also pronounced bìxié, but is written 辟邪 (bìxié) which, like 避邪 (bìxié), can also mean ward off evil spirits.

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