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English Definitionto spell; to transliterate
Simplified Script拼写
Traditional Script拼寫
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄣ ㄒㄧㄝˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ping3se2
Word Decomposition
pīnto piece together; to join together; to stake all; adventurous; at the risk of one's life; to spell
xiěto write

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Words With Same Head Word    
拼命pīnmìngto do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
拼搏pīnbóto struggle; to wrestle
拼刺pīncìbayonet charge
拼力pīnlìto spare no efforts
拼合pīnhéto fit together; to put together
Words With Same Tail Word    
听写tīngxiědictate; dictation
描写miáoxiěto describe; to depict; to portray; description
抄写chāoxiěto copy; to transcribe
书写shūxiěto write
撰写zhuànxiěto write; to compose
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