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English Definitionto encumber; to be a burden on; to implicate
Simplified Script拖累
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄛ ㄌㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)to1leoi6
Word Decomposition
tuōto drag; to tow; to trail; to hang down; to mop (the floor); to delay; to drag on
lěito implicate; to involve; to bring trouble

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Words With Same Head Word    
拖延tuōyánto delay; to put off; to procrastinate
拖鞋tuōxiéslippers; sandals; flip-flops
拖拉机tuōlā jītractor
拖欠tuōqiànin arrears; behind in payments; to default on one's debts
拖拉tuōlāto drag along; to haul; (fig.) to procrastinate; shilly-shallying; sluggish; (computing) drag and drop; (loanword) tola, unit of weight, approx. 11.664 grams
Words With Same Tail Word    
积累jīlěito accumulate; accumulation; cumulative; cumulatively
受累shòulěito get dragged into; to get involved (on somebody else's account)
带累dàilěito get somebody involved in one's trouble
牵累qiānlěito weigh down; to trouble; to implicate (somebody); tied down (by affairs)
累累lěilěiagain and again; innumerable; repeated; riddled with; accumulated; countless
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