This website uses cookies. Find out more or .
wāi
adj./v. askew, slanting; improper, underhand; (dialect) to recline
New VIDEO
    stop (for )
    one (for )
 n/a 
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.
EXAMPLES
​,​。
​,​。
zhàn zài wǒ de wèi zhi kàn, nǐ huì fā xiàn nà zuò tǎ shì wāi de .
phr. From my point of view, you will find the tower is crooked.
​。
​。
nà kē shù zhǎng wāi le .
phr. That is a slanting tree.
xié mén wāi dào
idiom. devious means, crooked ways; dishonest methods
wāi fēng
n. unhealthy trend
bǎ bí zi dōu qì wāi le
phr. so angry that the nose goes awry; very angry with an obvious facial expression
shàng liáng bú zhèng xià liáng wāi
idiom. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower ones will go aslant. -- When the superiors (or parents) do not set a good example, the subordinates (or children) are not expected behave well.
wāi guā liè zǎo
idiom. crooked melon and cracked date, (fig. of person) have an ugly appearance
wāi mén xié dào
idiom. devious means, crooked ways; dishonest methods (same as 邪门歪道)
wāi lǐ
n. false reasoning, lame argument, fallacy
wāi lù
n. crooked path, dishonest practices, improper means
wāi qī niǔ bā
adj. askew, crooked, shapeless and twisted