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English Definitionendangered (species); in imminent danger; critically ill
Simplified Script濒危
Traditional Script瀕危
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄧㄣ ㄨㄟ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pan4ngai4
Word Decomposition
bīnto approach; to border on; near
wēidanger; to endanger; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
濒临bīnlínon the edge of; (fig.) on the verge of; close to
濒于bīnyúnear to; approaching (collapse)
濒死bīnsǐnearing death; on the point of demise; approaching extinction
濒河bīnhébordering a river; riparian
濒海bīnhǎicoastal; bordering the sea
Words With Same Tail Word    
倾危qīngwēiin danger of collapse; in a parlous state; (of person) treacherous
命危mìngwēicritical; life threatening (medicine)
垂危chuíwēiclose to death; life-threatening (illness)
安危ānwēisafety and danger; safety
扶危fúwēito help those in distress
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