青藜

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Chinese[edit]

green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.) Chenopodium album
simp. and trad.
(青藜)

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Noun[edit]

青藜 (classifiers (), (gēn), ())

  1. (archaic) walking stick

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In Mandarin, 拐杖 (guǎizhàng) is the most commonly used term for walking stick. By contrast, 手杖 (shǒuzhàng) can be used to describe a cane that has other uses, such as hiking or scaring away wild snakes.