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  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
to sit / to take a seat / to take (a bus, airplane etc) / to bear fruit / variant of
to ride (in a vehicle)
  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
surname Zuo
saddle horse / mount
coordinate (geometry)
to sit down
to be situated / to be located (of a building)
cushion / (motorbike) seat / CL: 塊|块
sitting posture
to be imprisoned
to bear fruit
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
sit-up (physical exercise)
to take the car, bus, train etc
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to sit quietly / to meditate / to stage a sit-in
to sit cross-legged (as in the lotus position)
to be on an equal footing
please, have a seat
to convalesce for a month following childbirth, following a special diet, and observing various taboos to protect the body from exposure to the "wind"
to work office hours / on duty
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to sit in a circle / seated around (a narrator)
system of polar coordinates
lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom) / restless / fidgety
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
to sit on the ground or the floor (idiom)
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
seat (at a banquet) / to attend a banquet
lit. as if sitting on pins and needles (idiom) / fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation
to be seated
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
seat / chair
to sentence the accuser (and free the falsely accused defendant)
recoil (of a gun) / backlash
to sit around / to sit idly
to treat as guilty those associated with an offender (family, neighbors etc)
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
to hold an inconsequential job / to receive a cold reception / to be kept waiting for an assignment or audience / to be out in the cold / to be sidelined / to warm the bench / to cool one's heels
to work as a hostess in a bar or KTV
to sit upright
benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
to sit silently
to sit upright and still (idiom)
to sit and pontificate; to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
to sit in the lotus position
to be restless
tradesman / shopkeeper
inside informer / mole / plant
variant of 座駕|座驾
lit. don't sit under the eaves (where tiles may fall from the roof) (idiom); fig. keep out of danger
lit. a wealthy person does not sit under the eaves (idiom); fig. a rich man does not expose himself to danger
to be the reigning emperor / to ascend to the imperial throne
to sit and await success or failure (idiom); to wait to see the outcome of a fight before taking sides / to sit on the fence
to give up one's seat / to be seated
coordinate system (geometry)
to sit facing each other
lit. sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight (idiom) / fig. watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted
to sit astride / to ride
to travel by / to ride on
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
lit. just sitting and eating, one can deplete even a mountain of wealth (idiom) / fig. to spend one's money without generating any income
to sit with legs dangling
vegetative existence / to consume passively without doing anything useful
to sit together
lit. to sit tight on the fishing terrace despite the storm (idiom) / fig. to stay calm in a tense situation
intrinsic coordinates (geometry)
crossed leg posture (usu. of Buddha)
sitting with one leg crossed (usu. of Bodhisattva)
to enjoy (the benefit of sth) without lifting a finger; to sit back and enjoy (favorable circumstances)
pedestal type WC
bar girl / professional escort
Chinese drum-shaped stool
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
to sit properly / to sit up straight
to serve as evidence of (an accusation etc); to reinforce (a perception); to bear out; to substantiate
seating toilet
toilet seat
to be in prison
unable to sit or stand still (out of nervousness etc) (idiom)
to be embarrassed / to be put in a difficult situation
to sit and watch, but remain indifferent (idiom)
to turn a blind eye to
(Buddhism) to sit in contemplation
to do a parachute jump
to take an elevator
sciatic nerve
method of coordinates (geometry)
coordinate space
recoil (of a gun) / backlash / reactive force
(of a horse, dog etc) to sit back on one's haunches and refuse to be coaxed forward / (of a person) to brace oneself to resist being made to go forward / (fig.) to dig one's heels in

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