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作揖
Simplified 作揖
Traditional 作揖
Related words 打躬作揖 
Pin Yin
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English
  • make a bow with hands folded in front
Examples:
1. "刘姥姥已在炕沿上坐了.板儿便躲在背后,百般的哄他出来作揖,他死也不肯."
"By now Granny Liu had seated herself on the edge of the kang, and Baner took refuge behind her. Coaxed to come forward and bow, he would not budge."
2. "宝玉见是一个仙姑,喜的忙来作揖"
"Overjoyed by the apparition of this fairy, Baoyu made haste to greet her with a bow."
3. 所有的作揖和深深鞠躬都没有引起她的注意。
All that bowing and scraping did not impress him.
4. 周仲伟脸也涨红了,一边说,一边就拱手作揖,又拓开了两臂,把朱吟秋他们两个拦到椅子里,硬要他们坐下去。
Chou Chung-wei's face was quite flushed now, and as he spoke he bowed to his visitors with clasped hands. Then he spread out his arms to keep them in their seats and prevent them from leaving.
5. 眉卿作一个六十度的鞠躬,竭力忍住了笑,方才仰起头来。 她每次看见这位何慎庵的瓜皮小帽以及捧着手杖在一起作揖的神气,总忍不住要笑。
Doing her best to keep a straight face, Mei-thing made an especially low bow in order to hide her amusement, for every time she saw him in his little round cap, bobbing up and down with his stick held in front of him, she just couldn't help laughing.
6. ——冯云卿仿佛是对他的女儿说,一面就起身迎出去。 可是那位来客脚快,早走进了厢房,嘴里喊着“云翁”,拱着的两手夹住一枝手杖,连连作揖
He gasped, and rose to go out to meet him; but his visitor was too quick for him, and almost immediately appeared in the doorway and called his name, at the same time shaking his clasped hands together, with his walking stick dangling between them.
7. 黑处作揖
In Bowing in a dark place each man follows his own iclination
8. 他们很感动地作揖还礼。
Moved, the boys clasped both hands before their face, and swung them down as they bowed.
9. 作揖打恭
To make a Bow and to salute with folden hands
10. 他们常常称他做刘半农的“作揖主义”的拥护者。 他自己也常说他喜欢托尔斯泰的“无抵抗主义”。
When they attacked the "compliant bow" philosophy of the conservative professor Liu Pan-nung, Chueh-hsin confessed he rather liked Tolstoy's "policy of non-resistance."