Chinese Riddle 1 中国谜语1:有面没有口

Riddle 1:

没有口,有没有手,有四脚,自己不会走。

English Translation:

It has a face but no mouth, it has feet but no hands. Though it has four feet, it can’t walk by itself.

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1 yǒu to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
2 麪, 麵 miàn face; side; surface; aspect; top; classifier for flat surfaces such as drums, mirrors, flags etc; variant of ; flour; noodles
3 没有 沒有 méi yǒu haven’t; hasn’t; doesn’t exist; to not have; to not be
4 kǒu mouth; classifier for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc); classifier for bites or mouthfuls
5 jiǎo foot; leg (of an animal or an object); base (of an object); Classifiers: ; classifier for kicks
6 shǒu hand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; classifier for skill; Classifiers:
7 suī although; even though
8 four; 4
9 zhī classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc
10 jiǎo foot; leg (of an animal or an object); base (of an object); Classifiers: ; classifier for kicks
11 自己 oneself; one’s own
12 不会 不會 huì improbable; unlikely; will not (act, happen etc); not able; not having learned to do sth; (Tw) (polite response) not at all; don’t mention it
13 zǒu to walk; to go; to run; to move (of vehicle); to visit; to leave; to go away; to die (euph.); from; through; away (in compound verbs, such as 撤走 ); to change (shape, form, meaning)
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