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English Definitionto twist; to warp; to distort
Simplified Script扭曲
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄧㄡˇ ㄑㄩ
Cantonese (Jyutping)nau2kuk1
Word Decomposition
niǔto turn; to twist; to wring; to sprain; to swing one's hips
bent; crooked; wrong; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
扭转niǔzhuǎnto reverse; to turn around (an undesirable situation)
扭亏niǔkuīto make good a deficit; to reverse a loss
扭伤niǔshānga sprain; a crick; to sprain
扭力niǔlìtorque; turning force; torsion
扭打niǔdǎto wrestle; to grapple; to scuffle
Words With Same Tail Word    
歪曲wāiqūto distort; to misrepresent
委曲wěiqūsinuous; devious; full details of a story; to stoop
弯曲wānqūto bend; to curve around; curved; crooked; to wind; to warp
拳曲quánqūto curl up; to bend
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