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"Nod" in Chinese?

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How do I Say "Nod" in Chinese?

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"Nod" in Chinese : 点头

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Pronunciation : Nod
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. nodden; cf. OHG. kn, genuot, to shake, and E. nudge.]
Definition : 1. To bend or incline the upper part, with a quick motion; as, nodding plumes.

2. To incline the head with a quick motion; to make a slight bow; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness, with the head; as, to nod at one.

3. To be drowsy or dull; to be careless. Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream. Pope.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Nod
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To incline or bend, as the head or top; to make a motion of assent, of salutation, or of drowsiness with; as, to nod the head.

2. To signify by a nod; as, to nod approbation.

3. To cause to bend. [Poetic] By every wind that nods the mountain pine. Keats.

t. [imp. & p. p. Nodded; p. pr. & vb. n. Nodding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Nod
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A dropping or bending forward of the upper oart or top of anything. Like a drunken sailor on a mast, Ready with every nod to tumble down. Shak.

2. A quick or slight downward or forward motion of the head, in assent, in familiar salutation, in drowsiness, or in giving a signal, or a command. A look or a nod only ought to correct them [the children] when they do amiss. Locke. Nations obey my word and wait my nod. Prior. The land of Nod, sleep.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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