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English Definitionwaist measurement; girth
Simplified Script腰围
Traditional Script腰圍
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄠ ㄨㄟˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jiu1wai4
Word Decomposition
yāowaist; lower back; pocket; middle; loins
wéito encircle; to surround; all around; to wear by wrapping around (scarf, shawl); (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
腰包yāobāowaist purse (old); (fig.) purse; pocket; waist pack; fanny pack; bum bag
腰封yāofēngwide belt; sash; (packaging) paper sash around a book or other product
腰斩yāozhǎnto chop somebody in half at the waist (capital punishment); to cut something in half; to reduce something by a dramatic margin; to terminate; to cut short
Words With Same Tail Word    
周围zhōuwéisurroundings; environment; to encompass
范围fànwéirange; scope; limit; extent
包围bāowéito surround; to encircle; to hem in
氛围fēnwéiambience; atmosphere
入围rùwéito get past the qualifying round; to make it to the finals
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