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English Definitionto jeopardize; to harm; to endanger; harmful effect; damage
Simplified Script危害
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinwēihài, Taiwan pr. wéihài
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟ ㄏㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngai4hoi6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
wēidanger; to endanger; (Chinese surname)
hàito do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
危险wēixiǎndanger; dangerous
危急wēijícritical; desperate (situation)
危及wēijíto endanger; to jeopardize; a danger (to life, national security etc)
危亡wēiwángat stake; in peril
Words With Same Tail Word    
灾害zāihàicalamity; disaster
损害sǔnhàiharm; to damage; to impair
伤害shānghàito injure; to harm
迫害pòhàito persecute; persecution
侵害qīnhàito encroach on; to infringe on
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