v.throw overboard; disregard; ignore
cast aside bad habits
He left his wife alone.
He left the money and went away.
v.carefully scoop off the surface of liquid
skim the cream off
try to skim off the grease
v.infmlimitate a certain accent awkwardly
like to affect a Beijing accent
n.stroke running downwards from right to left in Chinese script
The first stroke of the word "I" is skimming.
measure wordused for things resembling the left-falling stroke
with a double beard
Words and phrases with 撇
- NoteWhen pronounced as "piě", "撇" means leaning outwards and forwards. When pronounced as "piē", it refers to leave it alone, such as "撇下儿女"; it also refers to the substance that is gently scooped to separate the surface of the liquid, such as "撇沫子".
Chinese Characters with pinyin piē
- 瞥shoot a glance at