[ tou -tye ]
/ ˈtaʊ ˈtyɛ /
the face of a mythical animal with a gaping mouth appearing as a motif in ancient Chinese art.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Also Pinyin, tao tie [tou -tyoe]. /ˈtaʊ ˈtyɒɛ/.
Origin of t'ao t'ieh
From the Chinese word tāotiè
Words nearby t'ao t'ieh
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