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English Definitionto frustrate; to inhibit; to make things difficult
Simplified Script折挫
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄜˊ ㄘㄨㄛˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zit3co3
Word Decomposition
zhéto break; to fracture; to snap; to suffer loss; to bend; to twist; to turn back; to change direction; convinced; to convert into (currency); discount; rebate; tenth (in price); measure word for theatrical scenes; to fold; accounts book
cuòobstructed; to fail; to oppress; to repress; to lower the tone; to bend back; to dampen

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
折合zhéhéto convert into; to amount to; to be equivalent to
折磨zhémóto persecute; to torment
折射zhéshèto refract; refraction; to reflect (in the figurative sense: to show the nature of)
折中zhézhōngto compromise; to take the middle road; a trade-off; eclectic
Words With Same Tail Word    
下挫xiàcuò(of sales, prices etc) to fall; to drop; decline; slump
力挫lìcuòto win as a result of tenacious effort; to fight off tough competition
受挫shòucuòthwarted; obstructed; setback
重挫zhòngcuòdevastating setback; slump (in stock market etc); crushing defeat; to cause a serious setback; to plummet
顿挫dùncuòa transition (stop and change) in spoken sound, music or in brush strokes; a cadence; punctuated by a transition; with syncopated cadence (brush stroke in painting)
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