鍋貼

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See also: 锅贴

Chinese[edit]

pot; pan; boiler
 
to stick; to paste; to keep close to; to fit snugly; subsidize; allowance
trad. (鍋貼)
simp. (锅贴)

Etymology[edit]

From (guō, “wok, pot”) + (tiē, “to stick”), referring to the dumpling's adhesion to the surface of the pan when frying.

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Noun[edit]

鍋貼

  1. (food) potsticker (a Chinese-style pan-fried dumpling)
  2. (colloquial, jokingly) slap on the face

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