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English Definitionto surrender; to yield; to flex
Simplified Script屈挠
Traditional Script屈撓
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄩ ㄋㄠˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wat1naau4
Word Decomposition
bent; to feel wronged; (Chinese surname)
náoto scratch; to thwart; to yield

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Words With Same Head Word    
屈服qūfúto surrender; to yield
屈原qūyuánQu Yuan (340-278 BC), famous Warring States statesman and poet, author of Sorrow at Parting 离骚 Lisao in Songs of Chu 楚辞
屈尊qūzūnto condescend; to deign
屈从qūcóngto capitulate
屈才qūcáito waste talent
Words With Same Tail Word    
阻挠zǔnáoto thwart; to obstruct (something)
干挠gānnáovariant of 干擾, to interfere
痒痒挠yǎngyang náobackscratcher (made from bamboo etc)
不屈不挠bùqū bù náounyielding; indomitable
百折不挠bǎi zhé bù náoto keep on fighting in spite of all setbacks (idiom); to be undaunted by repeated setbacks; to be indomitable
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