• shèng

    ㄕㄥˋ

    leftover

    to remain, to be left, to have as remainder

    • chéng

      ㄔㄥˊ

      hitch/ride

      surname Cheng

    • dāo

      ㄉㄠ

      knife

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A HITCH-hiker carrying a KNIFE - you can guess what was leftover at the end of the ride!

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shèng xià

ㄕㄥˋ ㄒㄧㄚˋ

leftover + below

to remain, left over

shèng

ㄕㄥˋ ㄩˊ

leftover + surplus

remainder, surplus

shèng

ㄕㄥˋ ㄋㄩˇ

leftover + woman

"leftover woman" (successful career woman who has remained single)