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Pīnyīn
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dragonfly
lit. the dragonfly touches the water lightly / superficial contact (idiom)
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  *蜻* | 蜻* | *蜻
see 蜻蜓
Odonata, order consisting of about 6,000 species of dragonflies and damselflies
damselfly / lacewing
the sword moves like a dragon-fly (modern idiom) / fig. unexpected winning move / unconventional gambit
Odonata, order consisting of about 6,000 species of dragonflies and damselflies
green lacewing
lit. the dragon-fly shakes the stone tower (idiom); fig. to overestimate one's capabilities


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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