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char. be close to, be on the verge of
Other meanings
[chuí]   v. hang down, let drop; to flow downward; to leave a name (in history)
[chuí]   char. (of of one's elders or superiors) condescend
丿    slash (for )
    earth (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
shēng mìng chuí wēi
phr. be one the verge of death
chuí wēi
adj. close to death, life-threatening (illness)
chuí lǎo
v. approach old age, get old