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Imjagpul (legacy data - reimport)

rest / stop
The tour guide decided to allow the visitors to take a rest. But a problem: we are lacking the drinks! The two giants served the shark quickly and ran to a shop to buy some drinks.


Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

Hsieh is composed of 欠 ch'ien to yawn (hence to be deficient, to owe) as radical, and a common phonetic. It means to stop, to leave off, to rest, which senses are partially indicated by the radical.

Chinese-English (CC-CEDICT)

to rest/to take a break/to stop/to halt/(dialect) to sleep/a moment/a short while

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Cantonese slang

Cantonese (transcription)