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垂危
Main
English Definitionclose to death; life-threatening (illness)
Simplified Script垂危
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinchuíwēi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨㄟˊ ㄨㄟ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seoi4ngai4
Word Decomposition
chuíto hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
wēidanger; to endanger; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
垂直chuízhíperpendicular; vertical
垂下chuíxiàto hang down
垂垂chuíchuígradually; to drop
垂幕chuímùcanopy
垂感chuígǎndrape effect (fashion)
Words With Same Tail Word    
濒危bīnwēiendangered (species); in imminent danger; critically ill
倾危qīngwēiin danger of collapse; in a parlous state; (of person) treacherous
命危mìngwēicritical; life threatening (medicine)
安危ānwēisafety and danger; safety
扶危fúwēito help those in distress
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