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tail / colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
HSK 5
Ali Baba, character from The Arabian Nights
Alibaba, PRC e-commerce company
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  *巴* | 巴* | *巴
Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan) / abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing / surname Ba / abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian / abbr. for Pakistan
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to long for / to wish / to cling to / to stick to / sth that sticks / close to / next to / spread open / informal abbr. for bus 巴士 / bar (unit of pressure) / nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail
mouth / CL: 張|张 / slap in the face / CL: 個|个
chin / CL: 個|个
(coll.) large bus / coach / (abbr. for 大型巴士)
(suffix) very / extremely
lymph (loanword) / lymphatic
Cuba
dick / penis (vulgar)
mute / muted / a dumb person / to be dumb
mud
Europe
China-Pakistan (relations) / China-Bahamas
minibus
guoba (scorched rice at the bottom of the pan)
rumba (loanword)
to blink / to wink
stammeringly
to stutter
dry / parched / dull / insipid
waiting anxiously / impatient
amoeba (loanword)
Danba county (Tibetan: rong brag rdzong) in Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州, Sichuan (formerly in Kham province of Tibet)
jitterbug (loanword)
pathetic / pitiful
minibus
India and Pakistan
harsh / savage / fierce
Shut up!
lit. fox's tail (idiom); visible sign of evil intentions / to reveal one's evil nature / evidence that reveals the villain
wrinkled / crumpled / unironed
samba (dance) (loanword)
table salt
Zhenba County in Hanzhong 漢中|汉中, Shaanxi
(female usage) older brother (loanword from Korean "oppa") / male friend
Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia
pig's tail (meat)
Zhongba county, Tibetan: 'Brong pa rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet
lit. rat's tail; fig. a follower of inferior stature
Manitoba, province of Canada
Aqaba (port city in Jordan)
Gamba county, Tibetan: Gam pa rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet
tight (i.e. lacking money) / hard up / same as 緊巴巴|紧巴巴
millibar (mbar or mb), unit of pressure (equal to hectopascal)
Curitiba (city in Brazil)
Bonaparte (name) / Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Emperor of France 1804-1815
to be cocky
marimba (loanword)
tight fitting / hard up (i.e. lacking money)
jojoba
Manitoba province, Canada
fenugreek
(dialect) to gather (sth)
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) (abbr. for 九龍巴士|九龙巴士)
pub / also written 酒吧
Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia (Tw)
Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Emperor of France 1804-1815
jitterbug (loanword)
very fierce
Paya Lebar, a place in Singapore
Khampa, subdivision of Tibetan ethnic group / former Tibetan province of Kham, now split between Tibet and Sichuan
Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras (Tw)
Aruba, variant of 阿魯巴|阿鲁巴
Sabah, state of Malaysia in north Borneo 婆羅洲|婆罗洲
Aba, southeast Nigerian city / Aba, the Lisu 傈僳 word for grandfather
Tsongkhapa (1357-1419), Tibetan religious leader, founder of the Gelugpa school 格魯派|格鲁派
to bundle up
to leave loose ends / to leave matters unresolved
Israeli-Palestinian
bigmouth / blabbermouth
to have one's tail between one's legs
to tuck one's tail between one's legs / fig. to back down / in a humiliating situation
to slap
to slap
Bathsheba, wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David (according to the Hebrew Bible)
to obstruct / to be a drag on sb / to delay finishing off a job
thin / scrawny / emaciated
stammering / stuttering / not speaking fluently
America and Pakistan / America and Brazil / America and Panama
Cuba Libre
fenugreek
Aruba, island in the Caribbean, a self-governing part of the Netherlands
(Tw) (slang) a prank, prevalent in Chinese schools and known as "happy corner" in Hong Kong, in which several people carry a victim with his legs spread open, bringing his groin up against a pole or tree trunk


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