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English Definitionslow in one's reactions; sluggish (in movement or thought)
Simplified Script迟钝
Traditional Script遲鈍
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔˊ ㄉㄨㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci4deon6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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Word Decomposition
chílate; delayed; slow; (Chinese surname)
dùnblunt; stupid

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Words With Same Head Word    
迟到chídàoto arrive late
迟早chízǎosooner or later
迟疑chíyíto hesitate
迟缓chíhuǎnslow; sluggish
迟迟chíchílate (with a task etc); slow
Words With Same Tail Word    
愚钝yúdùnstupid; slow-witted
顽钝wándùnblunt (instrument); stupid; thick-headed
鲁钝lǔdùnstupid; slow on the uptake
味觉迟钝wèijué chídùnamblygeustia; loss of food taste
思想顽钝sīxiǎng wándùnblunt thinking; apathy
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