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45 minutes ago, roddy said:

See also 开裆裤。

See too much!

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Tomsima
1 hour ago, roddy said:

See also 开裆裤。

haha its always the key vocab that evades you!

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Tomsima

 

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sai1, another common character that Ive managed to overlook until today perhaps? came up in conversation when talking about a cat that was eating away happily, the cats cheeks were referred to as 腮; when i asked what it meant, I was told it was the same as 臉頰. Anybody willing to clarify if they are synonymous, or if there is a preference for using 腮 to describe animal cheeks as opposed to human cheeks?

 

edit: just realised this is the character in 腮幫子 (although still not sure if this word counts as 方言 or 普通話?)

 

edit 2: 發腮 was the word about the cat, appears to mean when a (male) cats face gets all fat in the face from hormonal changes in their first year, apparently 'very cute'

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Shelley

Apparently called "stud jowls" and are not present in neutered toms. Personally I don't find them cute, and I am a cat person.

 

I wonder if the difference is jowls vs cheek?

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