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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *尾* | 尾* | *尾
tail / remainder / remnant / extremity / sixth of the 28 constellations / classifier for fish
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *尾* | 尾* | *尾
horse's tail / pointed posterior section of a locust etc
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
ending / coda / to wind up
end credits (of a movie etc) / ending (of a movie etc)
Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
ponytail (hairstyle) / horse's tail / slender fibers like horse's tail (applies to various plants)
Tienwei township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan
suffix
fishtail
to copulate (of animals) / to mate
from start to finish / from head to tail / the whole (thing)
drifting (motorsport)
outer corner of the eye
to wind up / to bring to an end / to finish
to dock / to trim (esp. the tail of an animal)
hair ends
Iricdaceae, the iris family
Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong
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.
end of the year
(bird species of China) black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
unfinished / incomplete
end of the month
head and tail
the rear (tail) of a plane etc
appendix / vermiform appendix (anatomy)
lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
(coll.) lowest-ranking (student, participant etc) / to rank at the bottom of the list / to finish last
top of streets, bottom of alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city
end / tip / extremity
afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous / afraid of the slightest thing
back of the line / last one in line
back end of a ship / aft
to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom) / to be well pleased with oneself / to have a lighthearted air
(bird species of China) greater racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)
to hide the head and show the tail (idiom); to give a partial account / half-truths
suffix
to complete the last stage of work / to round off
the rhyming part of a syllable / in a Chinese syllable, the medial vowel plus final consonant (if any)
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through / lack of sticking power / short attention span
lit. a tortoise laughing at a soft-shelled turtle for having no tail (idiom) / fig. the pot calling the kettle black
Matsuo (Japanese surname and place name)
word ending / suffix / inflection (grammar)
to tailgate / to hit the car in front as a result of tailgating
(bird species of China) hair-crested drongo (Dicrurus hottentottus)
to finish off / to wind up
(bird species of China) ashy drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)
lit. dragon's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together / head-to-tail / one thing starts where the other leaves off
the long tail
(bird species of China) little forktail (Enicurus scouleri)
lit. from head to tail (idiom); thoroughgoing / through and through / out and out / from top to bottom
lit. would rather be a chicken's head than a phoenix's tail (idiom) / fig. to prefer to be a big fish in a small pond rather than a small fish in a big pond
coccyx
(bird species of China) slaty-backed forktail (Enicurus schistaceus)
(bird species of China) bronzed drongo (Dicrurus aeneus)
(bird species of China) lesser racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus remifer)
(bird species of China) crow-billed drongo (Dicrurus annectans)
(bird species of China) black-backed forktail (Enicurus immaculatus)
serpens cauda
(bird species of China) spotted forktail (Enicurus maculatus)
(bird species of China) white-crowned forktail (Enicurus leschenaulti)


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