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English Definitionto implicate; to involve; to bring trouble
See alsoléi rope; to bind together; to twist around; (Chinese surname) (from traditional character )
lěi to accumulate; continuous; repeated
lèi tired; weary; to strain; to wear out; to work hard
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)leoi6
Part of Speech(动) verb

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Words With Same Head Word    
累积lěijīto accumulate
累计lěijìto accumulate; cumulative
累及lěijíto involve; to affect
累犯lěifànto repeatedly commit an offense; repeat offender; habitual criminal; recidivist; recidivism
累累lěilěiagain and again; innumerable; repeated; riddled with; accumulated; countless
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
拖累tuōlěito encumber; to be a burden on; to implicate
牵累qiānlěito weigh down; to trouble; to implicate (somebody); tied down (by affairs)
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