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English Definitionsurgery (branch of medicine)
Simplified Script外科
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄞˋ ㄎㄜ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ngoi6fo1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
wàioutside; in addition; foreign; external
branch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes etc); to fine somebody

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
外语wàiyǔforeign language
外国wàiguóforeign (country)
外边wàibianoutside; outer surface; abroad; place other than one's home
外交wàijiāodiplomacy; diplomatic; foreign affairs
外地wàidìparts of the country other than where one is
Words With Same Tail Word    
内科nèikēinternal medicine; general medicine
学科xuékēsubject; branch of learning; course; academic discipline
本科běnkēundergraduate course; undergraduate (attributive)
前科qiánkēcriminal record; previous convictions
专科zhuānkēspecialized subject; branch (of medicine); specialized training school
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