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English Definitionexquisite; meticulous
Simplified Script细腻
Traditional Script細膩
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧˋ ㄋㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai3nei6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Word Decomposition
thin or slender; finely particulate; thin and soft; fine; delicate; trifling; (of a sound) quiet; frugal
greasy; soft; unctuous; intimate; tired of

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Words With Same Head Word    
细菌xìjūnbacterium; germ
细心xìxīncareful; attentive
细胞xìbāocell (biology)
细节xìjiédetails; particulars
细小xìxiǎotiny; fine; minute
Words With Same Tail Word    
油腻yóunìgrease; greasy food; oily; rich (of food); fatty; greasy and dirty; a slippery character
厌腻yànnìto detest; to abhor
滑腻huánì(of skin) satiny
甜腻tiánnìsweet and unctuous; (fig.) overly sentimental
肥腻féinì(of foods) fatty; greasy
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