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English Definitionto hide (as an undercover agent); an insider (in a gang of thieves); a mole
Simplified Script卧底
Traditional Script臥底
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄛˋ ㄉㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngo6dai2
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Word Decomposition
to lie; to crouch
background; bottom; base; end (of the month, year etc); remnants; (math.) radix; base; under; underneath

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Words With Same Head Word    
卧房wòfángbedroom; a sleeping compartment (on a train)
卧龙wòlónglit. hidden dragon; fig. emperor in hiding; nickname of Zhuge Liang 诸葛亮Wolong giant panda nature reserve 卧龙大熊猫保护区 in Wenchuan county, northwest Sichuan; Wolong district of Nanyang city 南阳, Henan
卧蚕wòcánplump lower eyelids (considered to be an attractive feature)
Words With Same Tail Word    
彻底chèdǐthorough; thoroughly; complete
到底dàodǐfinally; in the end; when all is said and done; after all; to the end; to the last
年底niándǐthe end of the year; year-end
月底yuèdǐend of the month
归根到底guīgēn dàodǐafter all; in the final analysis; ultimately
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