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English Definitionremainder (after rounding a number); decimal part (of number after the decimal point); mantissa (i.e. fractional part of common logarithm in math.); small change; balance (of an account)
Simplified Script尾数
Traditional Script尾數
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˇ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mei5sou3
Word Decomposition
wěitail; remainder; remnant; extremity; sixth of the 28 constellations; measure word for fish
shùnumber; figure; several

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Words With Same Head Word    
尾巴wěibatail; colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
尾声wěishēngcoda; epilogue; end
尾子wěizitail; end; small change; odd sum remaining after large round number
尾击wěijīattack from the rear
尾期wěiqīfinal period; the end (of a term); the close
Words With Same Tail Word    
多数duōshùmajority; most
少数shǎoshùsmall number; few; minority
无数wúshùcountless; numberless; innumerable
大多数dàduō shù(great) majority
分数fēnshù(exam) grade; mark; score; fraction
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