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磕头
Simplified 磕头
Traditional 磕頭
Pin Yin
ke1 tou2
English
  • to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground)
Examples:
1. 彼拉里惊喜交集,磕头三次后,便象进来时一样白髯拂地地爬了出去。
Billali rose upon his knees with astonishing alacrity, bowed his head thrice, and his white beard sweeping the ground, crawled down the apartment as he had crawled up it.
2. 刘四爷很满意有这么多人来给他磕头祝寿。 更足以自傲的是许多老朋友也赶着来贺喜。
Fourth Master Liu was gratified by the number of people who came to kowtow and congratulate him, and his elation increased with the arrival of many old friends to wish him a happy birthday.
3. 我不想给他这样的无名小卒磕头
I'm not going to kowtow to a mere nobody like him.
4. 我搜搜刮刮,东挪西借,就差没有向人磕头了。
I've raked, and scraped, and borrowed and all but begged.
5. 假若打算认命,好吧,去磕头认干爹,而后等着娶那个臭妖怪。
If he accepted his fate, then he should kowtow, ask Fourth Master to be his " foster father" and prepare to many that hag.
6. 古代大臣见到皇帝要磕头
In ancient times officials kowtowed to the emperor when they met with him.
7. 二十八也不去磕头,看谁怎样得了祥子!
Not even on the twenty-eighth was he going to kowtow to anyone, and who dared touch him!
8. 许多善男信女在磕头祈祷。
Numerous devout men and women are kowtowing and praying.
9. 磕头行礼
To perform the ceremony of the Kotow
10. 办喜事,垫箱钱,什么都办好在那里,就等女儿女婿来磕头
Yes, everything's ready for the wedding, dowry and all-all you want now is for your future son-in-law to come and kowtow to you.