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tail / remainder / remnant / extremity / sixth of the 28 constellations / classifier for fish
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horse's tail / pointed posterior section of a locust etc
last page
ending / coda / to wind up
tail / colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong
Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
ponytail (hairstyle) / horse's tail / slender fibers like horse's tail (applies to various plants)
end credits (of a movie etc) / ending (of a movie etc)
coda / epilogue / end
remainder (after rounding a number) / decimal part (of number after the decimal point) / mantissa (i.e. fractional part of common logarithm in math.) / small change / balance (of an account)
cocktail (loanword)
to wind up / to bring to an end / to finish
exhaust (i.e. waste gas from engine) / emissions
end / tip / extremity
tail light (on vehicle)
the long tail
Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong province
back part / rear or tail section
from start to finish / from head to tail / the whole (thing)
unfinished / incomplete
to tail behind / to tag along / to follow on the heels of
appendix / vermiform appendix (anatomy)
head and tail
Iricdaceae, the iris family
to tailgate / to hit the car in front as a result of tailgating
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
appendicitis (medicine)
mining waste / waste remaining after processing ore / tailings
balance (money remaining due)
hair ends
Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
lit. from head to tail (idiom); thoroughgoing / through and through / out and out / from top to bottom
iris (family Iridaceae)
empennage (of an aircraft) / fletching (of an arrow) / fins (of a missile, rocket etc) / rear spoiler (of a car)
top of streets, bottom of alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city
wrinkles of the skin / crow's feet
drifting (motorsport)
lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
back of the line / last one in line
swallow-tailed coat / tails
tail or caudal fin
end of the month
acute appendicitis (medicine)
slag heap / dump of mining waste
to complete the last stage of work / to round off
sage (Salvia officinalis)
Masson pine (Pinus massoniana, Chinese red pine, horsetail pine)
a year-end dinner for employees
outer corner of the eye
wake (trailing behind a ship, airplane etc) / slipstream
lit. fox's tail (idiom); visible sign of evil intentions / to reveal one's evil nature / evidence that reveals the villain
end of the year
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous / afraid of the slightest thing
final sound of a syllable / rhyme (e.g. in European languages)
Gumi city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
(coll.) lowest-ranking (student, participant etc) / to rank at the bottom of the list / to finish last
back end of a ship / aft
caudipteryx (a feathered dinosaur)
word ending / suffix / inflection (grammar)
pig's tail (meat)
the rear (tail) of a plane etc
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.
(bird species of China) black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
attack from the rear
to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom) / to be well pleased with oneself / to have a lighthearted air
coccyx / tailbone
fishplate (in railway engineering)
appendectomy (medicine)
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom) / fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece
to dock / to trim (esp. the tail of an animal)
tail / end / small change / odd sum remaining after large round number
tailed larva / Cercaria (microscopic larva of parasitic Miracidium flatworm)
to tuck one's tail between one's legs / fig. to back down / in a humiliating situation
to be cocky
(Beijing dialect) intact / in one piece
to copulate (of animals) / to mate
to leave loose ends / to leave matters unresolved
nine-tailed turtle of mythology / The Nine-tailed Turtle, novel by late Qing novelist Zhang Chunfan 張春帆|张春帆
(lit.) to follow sb / (linguistics) suffix / ending / (computing) file name extension
to have one's tail between one's legs
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through / lack of sticking power / short attention span
to hide the head and show the tail (idiom); to give a partial account / half-truths
(phonology) coda, the part of a syllable that follows its vocalic nucleus (e.g. "u" in kòu or "n" in běn)
large tail obstructs action (idiom); bottom heavy / fig. rendered ineffective by subordinates
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together / head-to-tail / one thing starts where the other leaves off
lit. rat's tail; fig. a follower of inferior stature
coccyx / tailbone
white-headed capuchin (Cebus capucinus)

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