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English Definitionback end of a ship; aft
Simplified Script船尾
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨㄢˊ ㄨㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)syun4mei5
Word Decomposition
chuánboat; vessel; ship
wěitail; remainder; remnant; extremity; sixth of the 28 constellations; measure word for fish

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
船只chuánzhīship; boat; vessel
船舶chuánbóshipping; boats
船队chuánduìfleet (of ships)
船厂chuánchǎngshipyard; shipbuilder's yard
船主chuánzhǔship's captain; owner of ship
Words With Same Tail Word    
马尾mǎwěiponytail (hairstyle); horse's tail; slender fibers like horse's tail (applies to various plants); Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
交尾jiāowěito copulate (of animals); to mate
截尾jiéwěito dock; to trim (esp. the tail of an animal)
扫尾sǎowěito complete the last stage of work; to round off
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