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English Definitiontwisting; to twine; to wind; to pester; to bother
Simplified Script缠绕
Traditional Script纏繞
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄢˊ ㄖㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cin4jiu2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
chánto wind around; to wrap round; to coil; tangle; to involve; to bother; to annoy; to pester
ràoto wind; to coil (thread); to rotate around; to spiral; to move around; to go round (an obstacle); to by-pass; to make a detour; to confuse; to perplex

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
缠夹chánjiāto annoy; to bother; to harass
缠手chánshǒutroublesome; hard to deal with
缠扰chánrǎoto harass; to disturb
缠结chánjiéto coil around; knot; to entangle
缠络chánluòto wind around; to twist and turn (of road or river)
Words With Same Tail Word    
围绕wéiràoto revolve around; to center on (an issue)
环绕huánràoto surround; to circle; to revolve around
卷绕juǎnràoto wind; to coil; to spool; to loop around; winding
旋绕xuánràoto curl up; to wind around
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