(wāi)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. askew
  2. crooked
  3. devious
  4. recline to take a rest (colloquial)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • wāi > wai1

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
歪曲 wāiqū to distort/to misrepresent/to twist/crooked/askew/aslant
病病歪歪 bìng bing wāi wāi sick and weak/feeble and listless
东倒西歪 dōng dǎo xī wāi to lean unsteadily from side to side (idiom)/to sway/(of buildings etc) to lean at a crazy angle
脚正不怕鞋歪 jiǎo zhèng bù pà xié wāi lit. a straight foot has no fear of a crooked shoe/an upright man is not afraid of gossip (idiom)
口眼歪斜 kǒu yǎn wāi xié facial nerve paralysis
乐歪 lè wāi to be thrilled/(of sb's mouth) to form a grin
哩溜歪斜 lī liū wāi xié crooked/deformed/twisted
腻歪 nì wai (of a couple) to be sweet to each other/lovey-dovey/variant of 膩味|腻味[nì wei]
弄歪 nòng wāi to distort
七扭八歪 qī niǔ bā wāi misshapen/crooked/uneven (idiom)
上梁不正下梁歪 shàng liáng bù zhèng xià liáng wāi lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom)/fig. subordinates imitate their superiors' vices
爽歪歪 shuǎng wāi wāi to feel great/blissful/to be in bliss
歪打正着 wāi dǎ zhèng zháo to succeed by a lucky stroke
歪点子 wāi diǎn zi illegal device/devious/crooked
歪风 wāi fēng unhealthy trend/noxious influence
歪风邪气 wāi fēng xié qì noxious winds, evil influences (idiom)/malignant social trends
歪瓜劣枣 wāi guā liè zǎo ugly/repulsive/also written 歪瓜裂棗|歪瓜裂枣[wāi guā liè zǎo]
歪瓜裂枣 wāi guā liè zǎo ugly/repulsive
歪果仁 wāi guǒ rén Internet slang for 外國人|外国人[wài guó rén]
歪理 wāi lǐ fallacious reasoning/preposterous argument
歪门邪道 wāi mén xié dào dishonest practices
歪曲 wāi qū to distort/to misrepresent
歪歪扭扭 wāi wāi niǔ niǔ crooked/not straight/staggering from side to side
歪歪斜斜 wāi wāi xié xié shuddering/trembling/a trembling scrawl (of handwriting)
歪斜 wāi xié crooked/askew/oblique/slanting/out of plumb
歪嘴 wāi zuǐ twisted mouth/wry mouth
邪门歪道 xié mén wāi dào lit. devil's gate, crooked path (idiom)/corrupt practices/crooked methods/dishonesty

HSK 1

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HSK 3

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HSK 4

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HSK 5

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HSK 6

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