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English Definitionto distort; to misrepresent
Simplified Script歪曲
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄞ ㄑㄩ
Cantonese (Jyutping)waai1kuk1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
wāiaskew; at a crooked angle; devious; noxious; (coll.) to lie on one's side
bent; crooked; wrong; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
歪嘴wāizuǐtwisted mouth; wry mouth
歪斜wāixiécrooked; askew; oblique; slanting; out of plumb
歪理wāilǐfallacious reasoning; preposterous argument
歪风wāifēngunhealthy trend; noxious influence
歪才wāicáiskewed talent
Words With Same Tail Word    
扭曲niǔqūto twist; to warp; to distort
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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