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English Definitionvulgar; petty
Simplified Script委琐
Traditional Script委瑣
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˇ ㄙㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wai2so2
Word Decomposition
wěito entrust; to cast aside; to shift (blame etc); to accumulate; roundabout; winding; dejected; listless; committee member; council; end; actually; certainly; (Chinese surname)
suǒfragmentary; trifling

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Words With Same Head Word    
委员wěiyuáncommittee member; committee; council
委托wěituōto entrust; to trust; to commission
委任wěirènto appoint
委外wěiwàito outsource
委婉wěiwǎntactful; euphemistic; (of voice etc) suave; soft
Words With Same Tail Word    
烦琐fánsuǒtedious; convoluted; fiddly; pedantic
猥琐wěisuǒwretched (esp. appearance); vulgar
繁琐fánsuǒmany and complicated; mired in minor details
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