爱不释手 meaning and pronunciation

爱不释手
Simplified characters
愛不釋手
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爱不释手 in English

ài bù shì shǒu

  • to love sth too much to part with it (idiom)
  • to fondle admiringly

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  • (ài): to love; affection; to be fond of; to like;
  • (bù): (negative prefix); not; no;
  • (shì): to explain; to release; Buddha (abbr. for 釋迦牟尼|释迦牟尼[Shi4 jia1 mou2 ni2]); Buddhism;
  • (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; CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1];