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[拋磚引玉] pāozhuānyǐnyù lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, please give us your valued opinion (e.g. commonplace remarks as a foreword to a distinguished speech)

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        pāoqì, [拋棄], to abandon/to discard/to renounce/to dump (sb)
        pāo, [拋], to throw/to toss/to fling/to cast/to abandon
        pāokāi, [拋開], to throw out/to get rid of
        pāomáo, [拋錨], to drop anchor/to break down (of a car etc)
        pāoshòu, [拋售], to dump (selling abroad more cheaply than cost price at home)
        pāoguāng, [拋光], to polish/to burnish
        pāotóulòumiàn, [拋頭露面], to show your face in public (derog.)
线         pāowùxiàn, [拋物線], parabola
        
        
        pāosǎ, [拋灑], to drip/to flow out/to sprinkle
        
        pāozhuānyǐnyù, [拋磚引玉], lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, ple...
        pāowùmiàn, [拋物面], paraboloid (geometry)
        
        pāozhì, [拋擲], to throw/to cast
        
        

        zhuān, [塼]/[甎]/[磚], variant of 甎|砖[zhuān], variant of 磚|砖[zhuān], brick/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        cízhuān, [瓷磚], ceramic tile
        zhuāntou, [磚頭], brick
        zhuānkuài, [磚塊], brick
        
        dìzhuān, [地磚], floor tile
        qiāoménzhuān, [敲門磚], lit. a brick as a door knocker (idiom); fig. a temporary expedient/to use sb as ...
        
        
        pāozhuānyǐnyù, [拋磚引玉], lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, ple...
        bīngzhuān, [冰磚], ice-cream brick
        
        
        zhuānwǎ, [磚瓦], tiles and bricks
        
        qìzhuān, [砌磚], to lay bricks/bricklaying
        

        yǐnqǐ, to give rise to/to lead to/to cause/to arouse
        xīyǐn, to attract (interest, investment etc)/CL:個|个[gè]
        yǐn, to draw (e.g. a bow)/to pull/to stretch sth/to extend/to lengthen/to involve or ...
        yǐnqíng, engine (loanword)/CL:臺|台[tái]
        yǐnbào, to cause to burn/to ignite/to detonate/a fuse
        yǐnfā, [引發], to lead to/to trigger/to initiate/to cause/to evoke (emotions)
        gōuyǐn, to seduce/to tempt
        zhǐyǐn, to guide/to show/to point (the way)
        yǐndǎo, [引導], to guide/to lead (around)/to conduct/to boot/introduction/primer
        xīyǐnlì, attractive force (such as gravitation)/sex appeal/attractiveness
        yǐnyòu, [引誘], to coerce (sb into doing sth bad)/to lure (into a trap)/to seduce
        yǐnyòng, to quote/to cite/to recommend/to appoint
        yǐnrénzhùmù, to attract attention/eye-catching/conspicuous
        yǐnlì, gravitation (force)/attraction
        
        yǐnchū, to extract/to draw out
        yǐnrénzhùyì, to attract attention/eye-catching/conspicuous
        yǐndù, to extradite
        yǐnjìn, [引進], to recommend/to introduce (from outside)
        yǐnrù, to draw into/to pull into/to introduce
        
        qiānyǐn, [牽引], to pull/to draw (a cart)/to tow
        yǐnjiàn, [引薦], to recommend sb/to give a referral
        yǐnrénrùshèng, [引人入勝], to enchant/fascinating
        suǒyǐn, index
        
        
        yǐnlù, to guide/to show the way
        yǐnchǎn, [引產], to induce labor (childbirth)
        yǐnxìn, a detonator
线         yǐnxiàn, [引線], a fuse/an electrical lead/a leading-line/a pull-through
        yǐnyǐwéiróng, [引以為榮], to regard it as an honor (idiom)
        yǐnxiàng, to lead to/to draw to/to steer towards
        sōusuǒyǐnqíng, Internet search engine
        yǐnshù, to quote
        yǐnhào, [引號], quotation mark (punct.)
退         yǐntuì, to retire from office/to resign
        yǐnhuǒshāoshēn, [引火燒身], to invite trouble
        yǐnshéchūdòng, lit. to pull a snake from its hole/to expose a malefactor (idiom)
        yuányǐn, to quote/to cite/to recommend (one's friend's, associates etc)
        
        yǐnjīngjùdiǎn, [引經據典], lit. to quote the classics/to quote chapter and verse (idiom)
穿线         chuānzhēnyǐnxiàn, [穿針引線], lit. a leading-line to thread a needle (idiom); fig. a go-between
        
        
        
        wànyǒuyǐnlì, [萬有引力], gravity
        yǐnyǔ, [引語], quotation
        yǐnyán, foreword/introduction
        yǐnzi, introduction/primer/opening words
        qiānyǐnlì, [牽引力], motive force/traction
        
        yǐnzhèng, [引證], to cite/to quote/to cite as evidence
        yǐnshēn, to extend (the meaning of a word, an analogy etc)/derivation
        yǐnwén, quotation/citation
        yǐnjiùcízhí, [引咎辭職], to admit responsibility and resign
        yǐnlìchǎng, [引力場], gravitational field
        
        yǐnhánggāogē, to sing at the top of one's voice (idiom)
        pāozhuānyǐnyù, [拋磚引玉], lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, ple...
        yǐndé, index (loanword)
        
        yǐnshēnyì, [引申義], extended meaning (of an expression)/derived sense
        zhāoyǐn, to attract
        dòuyǐn, to make fun of
        
        
        yǐnjiù, to take the blame/to accept responsibility (for a mistake)
        
        

        yùmǐ, corn/maize/CL:粒[lì]
        yù, jade
        yùmǐbǐng, [玉米餅], corn cake/Mexican tortilla
        yùmǐfěn, cornflour/corn starch
        yùmǐmiàn, [玉米麵], cornmeal/maize flour
        yùshí, precious stones/jade and stone
        bǎoyù, [寶玉], precious jade/treasures
        
        
        tíngtíngyùlì, slender and elegant (of a woman)
        
        
        
        jīnyùliángyán, gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
        
        
        ruǎnyù, [軟玉], nephrite/Ca(Mg,Fe)3(SiǑ)4
        
        
        
        
        
        jīntóngyùnǚ, lit. golden boys and jade maidens (idiom)/attendants of the Daoist immortals/fig...
        
        
        yùshǔshǔ, corn
        
        Yùshù, [玉樹], Yushu Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: yus hru'u bod rigs rang skyong khu...
        jīnyù, gold and jade/precious
        
        
        
        
        yùdì, the Jade Emperor
        Yùlán, [玉蘭], Yulan magnolia
        yùtù, the Jade Hare/the moon
        pāozhuānyǐnyù, [拋磚引玉], lit. to throw a brick to attract jade (idiom); fig. I offer a humble remark, ple...
        
        
        yùlù, gyokuro (shaded Japanese green tea)/(old) early-morning autumn dew/fine liquor
        
        
        yùmǐhuā, popcorn
        
        
        rúhuāsìyù, delicate as a flower, refined as a precious jade (idiom)/(of a woman) exquisite
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        YùhuángDàdì, Jade Emperor
        
        bìyù, jasper
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        měiyù, fine jade
        
        
        
        
        
        Yùshān, Yushan county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
        yùqì, jade artifact
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bīngqīngyùjié, [冰清玉潔], clear as ice and clean as jade (idiom); spotless/irreproachable/incorruptible
        
        
        
        
        
        

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