to hold; to contain; to grasp; to take hold of; handle; particle marking the following noun as a direct object; classifier for objects with handle; classifier for small objects: handful


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把拔 把拔 ba3 ba2

把柄 把柄 ba3 bing3
handle; (fig.) information that can be used against sb

把持 把持 ba3 chi2
to control; to dominate; to monopolize

把持不定 把持不定 ba3 chi2 bu4 ding4
indecisive (idiom)

把舵 把舵 ba3 duo4
to hold the rudder; to hold (to take, to be at) the helm; to steer

把风 把風 ba3 feng1
to keep watch (during a clandestine activity); to be on the lookout

把关 把關 ba3 guan1
to guard a pass; to check on sth

把酒 把酒 ba3 jiu3
to raise one's wine cup

把酒言欢 把酒言歡 ba3 jiu3 yan2 huan1
to drink and chat merrily (idiom)

把马子 把馬子 ba3 ma3 zi3
to pick up a girl; to get a girl

把脉 把脈 ba3 mai4
to feel the pulse; to take sb's pulse

把妹 把妹 ba3 mei4
to pick up a girl; to get a girl

把袂 把袂 ba3 mei4
to have an intimate friendship

把门 把門 ba3 men2
to stand as a goalkeeper; to keep guard on a gate

把尿 把尿 ba3 niao4
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she urinates

把屎 把屎 ba3 shi3
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she defecates

把式 把式 ba3 shi4
person skilled in a trade; skill

把守 把守 ba3 shou3
to guard

把手 把手 ba3 shou3
handle; grip; knob

把头 把頭 ba3 tou2
labor contractor; gangmaster

把玩 把玩 ba3 wan2
to turn around in one's hands; to play with; to fiddle with

把稳 把穩 ba3 wen3
trustworthy; dependable

把握 把握 ba3 wo4
to grasp (also fig.); to seize; to hold; assurance; certainty; sure (of the outcome)

把戏 把戲 ba3 xi4
acrobatics; jugglery; cheap trick; game

把兄弟 把兄弟 ba3 xiong1 di4
sworn brothers

把总 把總 ba3 zong3
low-level officer of the army from the Ming to the mid Qing Dynasty

把儿 把兒 ba4 er5
a handle

把子 把子 ba4 zi5

拜把子 拜把子 bai4 ba3 zi5
become sworn brothers

变把戏 變把戲 bian4 ba3 xi4
to perform magic; to do magic tricks; prestidigitation

并把 並把 bing4 ba3
to include

车把 車把 che1 ba3
handlebar (bicycle etc); shaft (rickshaw etc)

车把式 車把式 che1 ba3 shi5
expert cart-driver; charioteer

搭把手 搭把手 da1 ba3 shou3
to help out

搭把手儿 搭把手兒 da1 ba3 shou3 er5
erhua variant of 搭把手

打把势 打把勢 da3 ba3 shi5
drill (in sword play); to thrash around; to demonstrate gymnastic skills; to solicit financial help (in an indirect way); to show off

打把式 打把式 da3 ba3 shi5
variant of 打把勢|打把势

倒把 倒把 dao3 ba3
to play the market; to speculate (on financial markets); to profiteer

舵把 舵把 duo4 ba3
tiller of a boat

二把刀 二把刀 er4 ba3 dao1
inexpert; a botcher

二把手 二把手 er4 ba3 shou3
deputy leader; the second-in-command

镐把 鎬把 gao3 ba3
pickaxe handle

个把 個把 ge4 ba3
one or two; a couple of

鬼把戏 鬼把戲 gui3 ba3 xi4
sinister plot; dirty trick; cheap trick

花把势 花把勢 hua1 ba3 shi4
expert flower grower

花把式 花把式 hua1 ba3 shi4
expert flower grower

火把 火把 huo3 ba3

火把节 火把節 huo3 ba3 jie2
Torch Festival

捞一把 撈一把 lao1 yi1 ba3
to profiteer; to gain some underhand advantage

两把刷子 兩把刷子 liang3 ba3 shua1 zi5
ability; skill

眉毛胡子一把抓 眉毛鬍子一把抓 mei2 mao5 hu2 zi5 yi1 ba3 zhua1
careless; any-old-how, regardless of the specific task

捏一把汗 捏一把汗 nie1 yi1 ba3 han4
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)

捏一把冷汗 捏一把冷汗 nie1 yi1 ba3 leng3 han4
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)

枪把儿 槍把兒 qiang1 ba4 er5
butt of a gun

扫把 掃把 sao4 ba3

扫把星 掃把星 sao4 ba3 xing1
bearer of ill luck; person with the evil eye; comet

色字头上一把刀 色字頭上一把刀 se4 zi4 tou2 shang4 yi1 ba3 dao1
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust; fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences

刹把 剎把 sha1 ba3
brake lever; crank handle for stopping or turning off machinery

舍得一身剐,敢把皇帝拉下马 捨得一身剮,敢把皇帝拉下馬 she3 de5 yi1 shen1 gua3 - gan3 ba3 huang2 di4 la1 xia4 ma3
one who does not fear the death of thousand cuts will dare to unhorse the emperor (proverb); to a fearless person, no fence is high enough

什么风把你吹来的 什麼風把你吹來的 shen2 me5 feng1 ba3 ni3 chui1 lai2 de5
What brings you here? (idiom)

时间是把杀猪刀 時間是把殺豬刀 shi2 jian1 shi4 ba3 sha1 zhu1 dao1
lit. time is a butcher's knife; fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving; nothing gold can stay

手把 手把 shou3 ba4

铁将军把门 鐵將軍把門 tie3 jiang1 jun1 ba3 men2
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom); fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside

偷鸡不成蚀把米 偷雞不成蝕把米 tou1 ji1 bu4 cheng2 shi2 ba3 mi3
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom); fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off; to go for wool and come back shorn

偷鸡不着蚀把米 偷雞不著蝕把米 tou1 ji1 bu4 zhao2 shi2 ba3 mi3
see 偷雞不成蝕把米|偷鸡不成蚀把米

头发胡子一把抓 頭髮鬍子一把抓 tou2 fa5 hu2 zi5 yi1 ba3 zhua1
lit. hair and beard all in one stroke; fig. to handle different things by the same method; one method to solve all problems; one size fits all

投机倒把 投機倒把 tou2 ji1 dao3 ba3
speculation and profiteering (idiom); buying and selling on speculation

拖把 拖把 tuo1 ba3

无把握 無把握 wu2 ba3 wo4

吸把 吸把 xi1 ba3
toilet plunger

新官上任三把火 新官上任三把火 xin1 guan1 shang4 ren4 san1 ba3 huo3
the new boss cracks the whip three times; a new broom sweeps clean; fig. vigorous new policies

严把 嚴把 yan2 ba3
to be strict; to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)

一把好手 一把好手 yi1 ba3 hao3 shou3
expert; dab hand

一把屎一把尿 一把屎一把尿 yi1 ba3 shi3 yi1 ba3 niao4
to have endured all sorts of hardships (to raise one's children) (idiom)

一把手 一把手 yi1 ba3 shou3
working hand; member of a work team; participant

一把死拿 一把死拿 yi1 ba3 si3 na2
stubborn; inflexible

一把眼泪一把鼻涕 一把眼淚一把鼻涕 yi1 ba3 yan3 lei4 yi1 ba3 bi2 ti4
with one's face covered in tears (idiom)

一把钥匙开一把锁 一把鑰匙開一把鎖 yi1 ba3 yao4 shi5 kai1 yi1 ba3 suo3
One key opens one lock.; There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)

一把抓 一把抓 yi1 ba3 zhua1
to attempt all tasks at once; to manage every detail regardless of its importance

一抓一大把 一抓一大把 yi1 zhua1 yi1 da4 ba3
a dime a dozen; a great deal of

印把子 印把子 yin4 ba4 zi5
seal of authority; official seal