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tail / colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
to follow sb's tracks / to tail / to shadow / tracking
HSK 7-9
  *尾* | 尾* | *尾
tail / remainder / remnant / extremity / sixth of the 28 constellations / classifier for fish
  *尾* | 尾* | *尾
horse's tail / pointed posterior section of a locust etc
  *巴* | 巴* | *巴
to long for / to wish / to cling to / to stick to / sth that sticks / close to / next to / spread open / informal abbr. for bus 巴士 / bar (unit of pressure) / nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail
  *翎* | 翎* | *翎
tail feathers / plume
  *翟* | 翟* | *翟
long-tail pheasant
back part; rear section; tail section
lit. fox's tail (idiom); visible sign of evil intentions / to reveal one's evil nature / evidence that reveals the villain
lit. to beat the return drum (idiom) / fig. to give up / to turn tail
  *罡* | 罡* | *罡
stars of the Big Dipper that constitute the tail of the dipper
head and tail
mining waste / waste remaining after processing ore / tailings
lit. tail wind / Bon voyage!
tail light (on vehicle)
(a peacock) spreads its tail
ponytail (hairstyle) / horse's tail / slender fibers like horse's tail (applies to various plants)
  *纣* | 纣* | *纣
crupper (harness strap running over a horse's hindquarters and under its tail)
mythical animal that brings luck and wards off evil, having head of a dragon and lion's body, often with hoofs, wings and tail / also written 辟邪 / fig. valiant soldier
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous / afraid of the slightest thing
hem of a skirt / shirt tail
dull gray / gloomy / dejected / crestfallen / with one's tail between one's legs
lit. from head to tail (idiom); thoroughgoing / through and through / out and out / from top to bottom
  *髾* | 髾* | *髾
tail of a comet / long hair
lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
  *隹* | 隹* | *隹
short-tailed bird
to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs
  *旄* | 旄* | *旄
banner decorated with animal's tail
to follow sb / to tail / to shadow
tail or caudal fin
  *蕰* | 蕰* | *蕰
hippuris or mare's tail
to tail behind / to tag along / to follow on the heels of
to hide the head and show the tail (idiom); to give a partial account / half-truths
lit. to behave like a dog wagging its tail, seeking its master's affection (idiom) / fig. to fawn on sb / to bow and scrape / to grovel
to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom) / to be well pleased with oneself / to have a lighthearted air
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom) / fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece
  *鹖* | 鹖* | *鹖
crossbill / long-tailed pheasant
  *亃* | 亃* | *亃
mythical animal, said to have yellow body and white tail
large tail obstructs action (idiom); bottom heavy / fig. rendered ineffective by subordinates
from start to finish / from head to tail / the whole (thing)
tailed larva / Cercaria (microscopic larva of parasitic Miracidium flatworm)
  *鼫* | 鼫* | *鼫
long-tailed marmot
peacock feathers on an official's hat displaying his rank (traditional) / pheasant tail feathers on warriors' helmets (opera)
(zoology) (of a lizard etc) to shed its tail; to autotomize its tail / (animal husbandry) to cut the tail short; to dock the tail
swallow-tailed coat / tails
tail feathers
(Tw) to tail (sb) (abbr. for 跟蹤監視|跟踪监视)
bucking bar (metal bar fixing the tail of a rivet as it is driven)
to follow sb's tracks / to tail
(bird species of China) blue-tailed bee-eater (Merops philippinus)
long tail
(bird species of China) fork-tailed drongo-cuckoo (Surniculus dicruroides)
(bird species of China) fire-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga ignicauda)
(bird species of China) greater racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)
to dock; to trim (esp. the tail of an animal)
(bird species of China) pheasant-tailed jacana (Hydrophasianus chirurgus)
(bird species of China) red-tailed minla (Minla ignotincta)
(bird species of China) fire-tailed myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura)
(bird species of China) grey-tailed tattler (Tringa brevipes)
(bird species of China) chestnut-tailed starling (Sturnia malabarica)
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)
(bird species of China) white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
(bird species of China) white-tailed flycatcher (Cyornis concretus)
(bird species of China) white-tailed robin (Myiomela leucura)
(bird species of China) white-tailed nuthatch (Sitta himalayensis)
(bird species of China) white-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)
(bird species of China) racket-tailed treepie (Crypsirina temia)
(bird species of China) short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)
(bird species of China) short-tailed parrotbill (Neosuthora davidiana)
(bird species of China) short-tailed shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris)
(bird species of China) rufous-tailed robin (Larvivora sibilans)
(bird species of China) red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)
(bird species of China) green-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga nipalensis)
(bird species of China) wire-tailed swallow (Hirundo smithii)
lit. rat's tail; fig. a follower of inferior stature
lit. like stepping on a tiger's tail or spring ice (idiom) / fig. extremely dangerous situation
pig's tail (meat)
(bird species of China) red-tailed laughingthrush (Trochalopteron milnei)
to follow sb / to tail / to shadow / also written 盯梢
(bird species of China) pin-tailed snipe (Gallinago stenura)
(bird species of China) pin-tailed green pigeon (Treron apicauda)
(bird species of China) long-tailed thrush (Zoothera dixoni)
(bird species of China) large-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus)
(bird species of China) long-tailed sibia (Heterophasia picaoides)
(bird species of China) long-tailed minivet (Pericrocotus ethologus)
(bird species of China) long-tailed rosefinch (Carpodacus sibiricus)
(bird species of China) long-tailed jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)
(bird species of China) long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae)
(bird species of China) long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis)
(bird species of China) long-tailed parakeet (Psittacula longicauda)
Argus / in Greek mythology, a monster with 100 eyes, transformed into peacock's tail
turkey tail mushroom (Trametes versicolor)
to join head to tail / bumper-to-bumper (of traffic jam)
(bird species of China) bar-tailed treecreeper (Certhia himalayana)
(bird species of China) black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa)
(bird species of China) black-tailed gull (Larus crassirostris)
(bird species of China) white-tailed rubythroat (Calliope pectoralis)
lit. dragon's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
lit. a tortoise laughing at a soft-shelled turtle for having no tail (idiom) / fig. the pot calling the kettle black

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