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English Definitionto cost; to spend; fee; wasteful; expenses; (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄈㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fai3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
费用fèiyòngcost; expenditure; expense
费力fèilìto expend a great deal of effort
费事fèishìtroublesome; to take a lot of trouble to do something
费劲fèijìnto require effort; strenuous
费城fèichéngPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania; abbr. for 费拉德尔菲亚
Words With Same Tail Word    
消费xiāofèito consume
浪费làngfèito waste; to squander
公费gōngfèiat public expense
学费xuéfèituition fee; tuition
自费zìfèi(be) at one's own expense
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