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English Definitionto wave; to brandish; to command; to conduct; to scatter; to disperse
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄏㄨㄟ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fai1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
挥霍huīhuòto squander money; extravagant; prodigal; free and easy; agile
挥动huīdòngto wave something; to brandish
挥师huīshīin command of the army
挥戈huīgēto brandish a spear
挥手huīshǒuto wave (one's hand)
Words With Same Tail Word    
发挥fāhuīto display; to exhibit; to bring out implicit or innate qualities; to express (a thought or moral); to develop (an idea); to elaborate (on a theme)
指挥zhǐhuīto conduct; to command; to direct; conductor (of an orchestra)
瞎指挥xiā zhǐhuīlit. to direct blindly; to issue confused orders; to give contradictory directions
总指挥zǒng zhǐhuīgeneral commander
副指挥fù zhǐhuīvice director
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