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徘徊
Main
English Definitionto dither; to hesitate; to pace back and forth; by ext. to hover around; to linger
Simplified Script徘徊
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinpáihuái
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄞˊ ㄏㄨㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pui4wui4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
páiirresolute
huáisee 徘徊, to dither; to hesitate; to pace back and forth; irresolute

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不要徘徊bùyào páihuáido not loiter
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