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English Definitionlate; delayed; slow; (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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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
迟钝chídùnslow in one's reactions; sluggish (in movement or thought)
Words With Same Tail Word    
推迟tuīchíto postpone; to put off; to defer
延迟yánchíto delay; to postpone; to keep putting something off; to procrastinate; (computing) to lag
迟迟chíchílate (with a task etc); slow
凌迟língchíthe lingering death; the death of a thousand cuts (old form of capital punishment)
尉迟yùchí(Chinese surname)
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