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Glossary of Qiangliao Chapter 24 Chinese vocabulary CORRECT

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投靠
go and seek refuge with sb.
正气
honest and decent look
轻狂
extremely frivolous
勤快
diligent; hardworking
cooking stove
闲话
digression; gossip
惹是生非
stir up trouble; provoke a dispute
一五一十
systematically and in full detail
衣裳
clothing
拾掇
tidy up; fix
乱哄哄
tumultuous; in a hubbub
一心
wholeheartedly; heart and soul
save
仆人
domestic servant; page
hire; employ
有意
intentionally; on purpose
或是
or
想方设法
do everything possible
受气包
a person whom anyone can vent his spite upon; "whipping boy" (?)
凳子
stool
空荡荡
empty
even up; divide evenly
脊背
back (of the human body)
what
多余
unnecessary; superfluous
发觉
find; discover
街坊
neighbor
婶子
aunt
怜惜
have pity for
娘们儿
(a form of address for married women)
吞吞吐吐
hesitate in speech
老婆
wife
冷淡
cold'; indifferent
情报
information
复员
demobilize
千里迢迢
from afar
原先
formerly; originally
瓜葛
connection; association
对门
the building or room opposite
畜产
livestock products
锅炉
boiler
检修
examine and repair; overhaul
扳子
wrench
惊慌失措
frightened out of one's wites; be thrown into panic and vonfusion
与其
it's better… than…
表情
expression; look
愣神
stare blankly
onamatopoeia
连连
repeatedly; again and again
簌簌
tears streaming down
滴答
tic-tac
前襟
the front part of a Chinese robe or jacket
窝囊
stupid; good-for-nothing
摇晃
sway; shake
beat (kouyu for "da"(hit))
rake up
灾荒
famine due to crop failures
自顾不暇
be unable even to fend for oneself (muchless look after others)
明明
clearly; obviously
m. word
户口
registered permanent residence
obstinately
未婚夫
fiancee
坦白
frank
不忍
cannot bear to
为难
awkward; feel awkward
three
订婚
be engaged to
cast aside; throw
亏心
have a guilty conscience
肚兜
an undergarment covering the chest and abdoment
荷包
small bag
定情
pledge in love
信物
keepsake
m. word for liquid OR vendor's stand/stall
花哨
flowery
酸溜溜
sour; sad
果真
if indeed; if really; truly
有情有意
have true/genuine feeling between _____
spirit; morale (esp. low spirit or anger)
cool down
嘟哝
mutter
好端端
in perfectly good condition
呜咽
sob; sobbing
嚎啕
cry loudly
福分
good fortune
内地
inland; interior
抽打
sob; sobbing
unload
担子
a load; a burden
孤单
lonely; alone
凄凉
desolate; miserable
要不
otherwise; or else; or
而已
that is all; nothing more than ____
来往
contact; intercourse

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