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English Definitioncrisis
Simplified Script危机
Traditional Script危機
Pinyinwēijī, Taiwan pr. wéijī
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟ ㄐㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngai4gei1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
wēidanger; to endanger; (Chinese surname)
machine; engine; opportunity; intention; aircraft; pivot; crucial point; flexible (quick-witted); organic; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
危险wēixiǎndanger; dangerous
危害wēihàito jeopardize; to harm; to endanger; harmful effect; damage
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    
司机sījīchauffeur; driver
收音机shōuyīn jīradio
洗衣机xǐyī jīwasher; washing machine
手机shǒujīcell phone; mobile phone
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