wei3
tail; remainder; remnant; extremity; sixth of the 28 constellations; classifier for fish

yi3
horse's tail; pointed posterior section of a locust etc

strokes 7
radical
strokes after radical 4
白斑尾柳莺 白斑尾柳鶯 bai2 ban1 wei3 liu3 ying1
(bird species of China) Kloss's leaf warbler (Phylloscopus ogilviegranti)

白额圆尾鹱 白額圓尾鸌 bai2 e2 yuan2 wei3 hu4
(bird species of China) bonin petrel (Pterodroma hypoleuca)

白冠长尾雉 白冠長尾雉 bai2 guan1 chang2 wei3 zhi4
(bird species of China) Reeves's pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii)

白冠燕尾 白冠燕尾 bai2 guan1 yan4 wei3
(bird species of China) white-crowned forktail (Enicurus leschenaulti)

白喉红尾鸲 白喉紅尾鴝 bai2 hou2 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) white-throated redstart (Phoenicurus schisticeps)

白喉扇尾鹟 白喉扇尾鶲 bai2 hou2 shan4 wei3 weng1
(bird species of China) white-throated fantail (Rhipidura albicollis)

白喉针尾雨燕 白喉針尾雨燕 bai2 hou2 zhen1 wei3 yu3 yan4
(bird species of China) white-throated needletail (Hirundapus caudacutus)

白颈长尾雉 白頸長尾雉 bai2 jing3 chang2 wei3 zhi4
(bird species of China) Elliot's pheasant (Syrmaticus ellioti)

白眉扇尾鹟 白眉扇尾鶲 bai2 mei2 shan4 wei3 weng1
(bird species of China) white-browed fantail (Rhipidura aureola)

白头硬尾鸭 白頭硬尾鴨 bai2 tou2 ying4 wei3 ya1
(bird species of China) white-headed duck (Oxyura leucocephala)

白尾地鸦 白尾地鴉 bai2 wei3 di4 ya1
(bird species of China) Xinjiang ground jay (Podoces biddulphi)

白尾海雕 白尾海鵰 bai2 wei3 hai3 diao1
(bird species of China) white-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

白尾蓝地鸲 白尾藍地鴝 bai2 wei3 lan2 di4 qu2
(bird species of China) white-tailed robin (Myiomela leucura)

白尾蓝仙鹟 白尾藍仙鶲 bai2 wei3 lan2 xian1 weng1
(bird species of China) white-tailed flycatcher (Cyornis concretus)

白尾鹲 白尾鸏 bai2 wei3 meng2
(bird species of China) white-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)

白尾梢虹雉 白尾梢虹雉 bai2 wei3 shao1 hong2 zhi4
(bird species of China) Sclater's monal (Lophophorus sclateri)

白尾䴓 白尾鳾 bai2 wei3 shi1
(bird species of China) white-tailed nuthatch (Sitta himalayensis)

白尾鹞 白尾鷂 bai2 wei3 yao4
(bird species of China) hen harrier (Circus cyaneus)

白腰叉尾海燕 白腰叉尾海燕 bai2 yao1 cha1 wei3 hai3 yan4
(bird species of China) Leach's storm petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa)

斑背大尾莺 斑背大尾鶯 ban1 bei4 da4 wei3 ying1
(bird species of China) marsh grassbird (Locustella pryeri)

斑背燕尾 斑背燕尾 ban1 bei4 yan4 wei3
(bird species of China) spotted forktail (Enicurus maculatus)

斑尾塍鹬 斑尾塍鷸 ban1 wei3 cheng2 yu4
(bird species of China) bar-tailed godwit (Limosa lapponica)

斑尾鹃鸠 斑尾鵑鳩 ban1 wei3 juan1 jiu1
(bird species of China) barred cuckoo-dove (Macropygia unchall)

斑尾林鸽 斑尾林鴿 ban1 wei3 lin2 ge1
(bird species of China) common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus)

斑尾榛鸡 斑尾榛雞 ban1 wei3 zhen1 ji1
(bird species of China) Chinese grouse (Tetrastes sewerzowi)

北长尾山雀 北長尾山雀 bei3 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) long-tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

北红尾鸲 北紅尾鴝 bei3 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) Daurian redstart (Phoenicurus auroreus)

藏头露尾 藏頭露尾 cang2 tou2 lu4 wei3
to hide the head and show the tail (idiom); to give a partial account; half-truths

叉尾鸥 叉尾鷗 cha1 wei3 ou1
(bird species of China) Sabine's gull (Xema sabini)

叉尾太阳鸟 叉尾太陽鳥 cha1 wei3 tai4 yang2 niao3
(bird species of China) fork-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga christinae)

长尾 長尾 chang2 wei3
the long tail

长尾地鸫 長尾地鶇 chang2 wei3 di4 dong1
(bird species of China) long-tailed thrush (Zoothera dixoni)

长尾缝叶莺 長尾縫葉鶯 chang2 wei3 feng2 ye4 ying1
(bird species of China) common tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)

长尾阔嘴鸟 長尾闊嘴鳥 chang2 wei3 kuo4 zui3 niao3
(bird species of China) long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae)

长尾鹩鹛 長尾鷯鶥 chang2 wei3 liao2 mei2
(bird species of China) grey-bellied wren-babbler (Spelaeornis reptatus)

长尾林鸮 長尾林鴞 chang2 wei3 lin2 xiao1
(bird species of China) Ural owl (Strix uralensis)

长尾奇鹛 長尾奇鶥 chang2 wei3 qi2 mei2
(bird species of China) long-tailed sibia (Heterophasia picaoides)

长尾山椒鸟 長尾山椒鳥 chang2 wei3 shan1 jiao1 niao3
(bird species of China) long-tailed minivet (Pericrocotus ethologus)

长尾鸭 長尾鴨 chang2 wei3 ya1
(bird species of China) long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis)

长尾夜鹰 長尾夜鷹 chang2 wei3 ye4 ying1
(bird species of China) large-tailed nightjar (Caprimulgus macrurus)

长尾鹦鹉 長尾鸚鵡 chang2 wei3 ying1 wu3
(bird species of China) long-tailed parakeet (Psittacula longicauda)

长尾贼鸥 長尾賊鷗 chang2 wei3 zei2 ou1
(bird species of China) long-tailed jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)

长尾朱雀 長尾朱雀 chang2 wei3 zhu1 que4
(bird species of China) long-tailed rosefinch (Carpodacus sibiricus)

彻头彻尾 徹頭徹尾 che4 tou2 che4 wei3
lit. from head to tail (idiom); thoroughgoing; through and through; out and out; from top to bottom

赤尾噪鹛 赤尾噪鶥 chi4 wei3 zao4 mei2
(bird species of China) red-tailed laughingthrush (Trochalopteron milnei)

船尾 船尾 chuan2 wei3
back end of a ship; aft

船尾座 船尾座 chuan2 wei3 zuo4
Puppis (constellation)

词尾 詞尾 ci2 wei3
suffix

从头到尾 從頭到尾 cong2 tou2 dao4 wei3
from start to finish; from head to tail; the whole (thing)

大盘尾 大盤尾 da4 pan2 wei3
(bird species of China) greater racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus paradiseus)

淡尾鹟莺 淡尾鶲鶯 dan4 wei3 weng1 ying1
(bird species of China) Alström's warbler (Seicercus soror)

低尾气排放 低尾氣排放 di1 wei3 qi4 pai2 fang4
low emissions (from car exhaust)

吊车尾 吊車尾 diao4 che1 wei3
(coll.) lowest-ranking (student, participant etc); to rank at the bottom of the list; to finish last

短尾矮袋鼠 短尾矮袋鼠 duan3 wei3 ai3 dai4 shu3
quokka

短尾鹱 短尾鸌 duan3 wei3 hu4
(bird species of China) short-tailed shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris)

短尾鹪鹛 短尾鷦鶥 duan3 wei3 jiao1 mei2
(bird species of China) streaked wren-babbler (Napothera brevicaudata)

短尾鹩鹛 短尾鷯鶥 duan3 wei3 liao2 mei2
(bird species of China) rufous-throated wren-babbler (Spelaeornis caudatus)

短尾信天翁 短尾信天翁 duan3 wei3 xin4 tian1 weng1
(bird species of China) short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)

短尾鸦雀 短尾鴉雀 duan3 wei3 ya1 que4
(bird species of China) short-tailed parrotbill (Neosuthora davidiana)

短尾鹦鹉 短尾鸚鵡 duan3 wei3 ying1 wu3
(bird species of China) vernal hanging parrot (Loriculus vernalis)

短尾贼鸥 短尾賊鷗 duan3 wei3 zei2 ou1
(bird species of China) parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)

队尾 隊尾 dui4 wei3
back of the line; last one in line

发冠卷尾 髮冠卷尾 fa4 guan1 juan3 wei3
(bird species of China) hair-crested drongo (Dicrurus hottentottus)

方尾鹟 方尾鶲 fang1 wei3 weng1
(bird species of China) grey-headed canary-flycatcher (Culicicapa ceylonensis)

凤尾鱼 鳳尾魚 feng4 wei3 yu2
anchovy

钩嘴圆尾鹱 鉤嘴圓尾鸌 gou1 zui3 yuan2 wei3 hu4
(bird species of China) Tahiti petrel (Pterodroma rostrata)

狗尾续貂 狗尾續貂 gou3 wei3 xu4 diao1
lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom); fig. a worthless sequel to a masterpiece

古铜色卷尾 古銅色卷尾 gu3 tong2 se4 juan3 wei3
(bird species of China) bronzed drongo (Dicrurus aeneus)

龟尾市 龜尾市 gui1 wei3 shi4
Gumi city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea

龟笑鳖无尾 龜笑鱉無尾 gui1 xiao4 bie1 wu2 wei3
lit. a tortoise laughing at a soft-shelled turtle for having no tail (idiom); fig. the pot calling the kettle black

褐翅叉尾海燕 褐翅叉尾海燕 he4 chi4 cha1 wei3 hai3 yan4
(bird species of China) Tristram's storm petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami)

贺兰山红尾鸲 賀蘭山紅尾鴝 he4 lan2 shan1 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) Alashan redstart (Phoenicurus alaschanicus)

黑背燕尾 黑背燕尾 hei1 bei4 yan4 wei3
(bird species of China) black-backed forktail (Enicurus immaculatus)

黑叉尾海燕 黑叉尾海燕 hei1 cha1 wei3 hai3 yan4
(bird species of China) Swinhoe's storm petrel (Oceanodroma monorhis)

黑长尾雉 黑長尾雉 hei1 chang2 wei3 zhi4
(bird species of China) mikado pheasant (Syrmaticus mikado)

黑喉红尾鸲 黑喉紅尾鴝 hei1 hou2 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) Hodgson's redstart (Phoenicurus hodgsoni)

黑颈长尾雉 黑頸長尾雉 hei1 jing3 chang2 wei3 zhi4
(bird species of China) Mrs. Hume's pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae)

黑卷尾 黑卷尾 hei1 juan3 wei3
(bird species of China) black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)

黑眉长尾山雀 黑眉長尾山雀 hei1 mei2 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) black-browed bushtit (Aegithalos bonvaloti)

黑尾塍鹬 黑尾塍鷸 hei1 wei3 cheng2 yu4
(bird species of China) black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa)

黑尾地鸦 黑尾地鴉 hei1 wei3 di4 ya1
(bird species of China) Mongolian ground jay (Podoces hendersoni)

黑尾蜡嘴雀 黑尾蠟嘴雀 hei1 wei3 la4 zui3 que4
(bird species of China) Chinese grosbeak (Eophona migratoria)

黑尾鸥 黑尾鷗 hei1 wei3 ou1
(bird species of China) black-tailed gull (Larus crassirostris)

红背红尾鸲 紅背紅尾鴝 hong2 bei4 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) rufous-backed redstart (Phoenicurus erythronotus)

红腹红尾鸲 紅腹紅尾鴝 hong2 fu4 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) white-winged redstart (Phoenicurus erythrogastrus)

红头长尾山雀 紅頭長尾山雀 hong2 tou2 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) black-throated bushtit (Aegithalos concinnus)

红尾伯劳 紅尾伯勞 hong2 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) brown shrike (Lanius cristatus)

红尾鸫 紅尾鶇 hong2 wei3 dong1
(bird species of China) Naumann's thrush (Turdus naumanni)

红尾歌鸲 紅尾歌鴝 hong2 wei3 ge1 qu2
(bird species of China) rufous-tailed robin (Larvivora sibilans)

红尾鹲 紅尾鸏 hong2 wei3 meng2
(bird species of China) red-tailed tropicbird (Phaethon rubricauda)

红尾水鸲 紅尾水鴝 hong2 wei3 shui3 qu2
(bird species of China) plumbeous water redstart (Phoenicurus fuliginosus)

红胁蓝尾鸲 紅脅藍尾鴝 hong2 xie2 lan2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) red-flanked bluetail (Tarsiger cyanurus)

狐狸尾巴 狐狸尾巴 hu2 li5 wei3 ba5
lit. fox's tail (idiom); visible sign of evil intentions; to reveal one's evil nature; evidence that reveals the villain

虎头蛇尾 虎頭蛇尾 hu3 tou2 she2 wei3
lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish

虎尾 虎尾 hu3 wei3
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

虎尾春冰 虎尾春冰 hu3 wei3 chun1 bing1
lit. like stepping on a tiger's tail or spring ice (idiom); fig. extremely dangerous situation

虎尾镇 虎尾鎮 hu3 wei3 zhen4
Huwei town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan

花尾榛鸡 花尾榛雞 hua1 wei3 zhen1 ji1
(bird species of China) hazel grouse (Tetrastes bonasia)

黄腹扇尾鹟 黃腹扇尾鶲 huang2 fu4 shan4 wei3 weng1
(bird species of China) yellow-bellied fantail (Chelidorhynx hypoxantha)

灰背燕尾 灰背燕尾 hui1 bei4 yan4 wei3
(bird species of China) slaty-backed forktail (Enicurus schistaceus)

灰喉针尾雨燕 灰喉針尾雨燕 hui1 hou2 zhen1 wei3 yu3 yan4
(bird species of China) silver-backed needletail (Hirundapus cochinchinensis)

灰卷尾 灰卷尾 hui1 juan3 wei3
(bird species of China) ashy drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)

灰尾漂鹬 灰尾漂鷸 hui1 wei3 piao1 yu4
(bird species of China) grey-tailed tattler (Tringa brevipes)

火尾绿鹛 火尾綠鶥 huo3 wei3 lv4 mei2
(bird species of China) fire-tailed myzornis (Myzornis pyrrhoura)

火尾太阳鸟 火尾太陽鳥 huo3 wei3 tai4 yang2 niao3
(bird species of China) fire-tailed sunbird (Aethopyga ignicauda)

火尾希鹛 火尾希鶥 huo3 wei3 xi1 mei2
(bird species of China) red-tailed minla (Minla ignotincta)

机尾 機尾 ji1 wei3
the rear (tail) of a plane etc

鸡尾酒 雞尾酒 ji1 wei3 jiu3
cocktail (loanword)

急性阑尾炎 急性闌尾炎 ji2 xing4 lan2 wei3 yan2
acute appendicitis (medicine)

夹起尾巴 夾起尾巴 jia1 qi3 wei3 ba5
to tuck one's tail between one's legs; fig. to back down; in a humiliating situation

夹尾巴 夾尾巴 jia1 wei3 ba5
to have one's tail between one's legs

尖尾滨鹬 尖尾濱鷸 jian1 wei3 bin1 yu4
(bird species of China) sharp-tailed sandpiper (Calidris acuminata)

交尾 交尾 jiao1 wei3
to copulate (of animals); to mate

街头巷尾 街頭巷尾 jie1 tou2 xiang4 wei3
top of streets, bottom of alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city

接尾词 接尾詞 jie1 wei3 ci2
suffix (in Japanese and Korean grammar)

结尾 結尾 jie2 wei3
ending; coda; to wind up

截尾 截尾 jie2 wei3
to dock; to trim (esp. the tail of an animal)

金头扇尾莺 金頭扇尾鶯 jin1 tou2 shan4 wei3 ying1
(bird species of China) golden-headed cisticola (Cisticola exilis)

九尾龟 九尾龜 jiu3 wei3 gui1
nine-tailed turtle of mythology; The Nine-tailed Turtle, novel by late Qing novelist Zhang Chunfan 張春帆|张春帆

九尾狐 九尾狐 jiu3 wei3 hu2
nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)

巨蛇尾 巨蛇尾 ju4 she2 wei3
serpens cauda

宽尾树莺 寬尾樹鶯 kuan1 wei3 shu4 ying1
(bird species of China) Cetti's warbler (Cettia cetti)

蓝额红尾鸲 藍額紅尾鴝 lan2 e2 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) blue-fronted redstart (Phoenicurus frontalis)

蓝头红尾鸲 藍頭紅尾鴝 lan2 tou2 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) blue-capped redstart (Phoenicurus coeruleocephala)

阑尾 闌尾 lan2 wei3
appendix; vermiform appendix (anatomy)

阑尾切除术 闌尾切除術 lan2 wei3 qie1 chu2 shu4
appendectomy (medicine)

阑尾炎 闌尾炎 lan2 wei3 yan2
appendicitis (medicine)

蓝腰短尾鹦鹉 藍腰短尾鸚鵡 lan2 yao1 duan3 wei3 ying1 wu3
(bird species of China) blue-rumped parrot (Psittinus cyanurus)

烂尾 爛尾 lan4 wei3
unfinished; incomplete

老鼠尾巴 老鼠尾巴 lao3 shu3 wei3 ba5
lit. rat's tail; fig. a follower of inferior stature

留尾巴 留尾巴 liu2 wei3 ba5
to leave loose ends; to leave matters unresolved

龙头蛇尾 龍頭蛇尾 long2 tou2 she2 wei3
lit. dragon's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish

闾尾 閭尾 lv2 wei3
coccyx

绿尾虹雉 綠尾虹雉 lv4 wei3 hong2 zhi4
(bird species of China) Chinese monal (Lophophorus lhuysii)

马尾 馬尾 ma3 wei3
Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian

马尾 馬尾 ma3 wei3
ponytail (hairstyle); horse's tail; slender fibers like horse's tail (applies to various plants)

马尾辫 馬尾辮 ma3 wei3 bian4
ponytail

马尾穿豆腐,提不起来 馬尾穿豆腐,提不起來 ma3 wei3 chuan1 dou4 fu5 - ti2 bu5 qi3 lai5
lit. like tofu strung on horsetail, you can't lift it; fig. let's not talk of this (pun on 提)

马尾港 馬尾港 ma3 wei3 gang3
Mawei harbor, the harbor of Fuzhou city

马尾军港 馬尾軍港 ma3 wei3 jun1 gang3
Mawei naval base at Fuzhou city (in Qing times)

马尾区 馬尾區 ma3 wei3 qu1
Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian

马尾水 馬尾水 ma3 wei3 shui3
Mawei river through Fuzhou city

马尾水师学堂 馬尾水師學堂 ma3 wei3 shui3 shi1 xue2 tang2
Mawei River naval college, alternative name for Fuzhou naval college 福州船政學堂|福州船政学堂, set up in 1866 by the Qing dynasty

马尾松 馬尾松 ma3 wei3 song1
Masson pine (Pinus massoniana, Chinese red pine, horsetail pine)

末尾 末尾 mo4 wei3
end; tip; extremity

瑙蒙短尾鹛 瑙蒙短尾鶥 nao3 meng2 duan3 wei3 mei2
(bird species of China) Naung Mung scimitar babbler (Jabouilleia naungmungensis)

年尾 年尾 nian2 wei3
end of the year

宁为鸡头,不为凤尾 寧為雞頭,不為鳳尾 ning4 wei2 ji1 tou2 - bu4 wei2 feng4 wei3
see 寧做雞頭,不做鳳尾|宁做鸡头,不做凤尾

宁做鸡头,不做凤尾 寧做雞頭,不做鳳尾 ning4 zuo4 ji1 tou2 - bu4 zuo4 feng4 wei3
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

欧亚红尾鸲 歐亞紅尾鴝 ou1 ya4 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) common redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)

盘尾树鹊 盤尾樹鵲 pan2 wei3 shu4 que4
(bird species of China) racket-tailed treepie (Crypsirina temia)

蟠尾丝虫 蟠尾絲蟲 pan2 wei3 si1 chong2
Onchocerca volvulus, the filarial parasite worm causing "river blindness" or onchocerciasis, the second most common cause of blindness in humans

蟠尾丝虫症 蟠尾絲蟲症 pan2 wei3 si1 chong2 zheng4
"river blindness" or onchocerciasis, the second most common cause of blindness in humans, caused by the filarial parasite worm Onchocerca volvulus

片尾 片尾 pian4 wei3
end credits (of a movie etc); ending (of a movie etc)

翘尾巴 翹尾巴 qiao4 wei3 ba5
to be cocky

全须全尾儿 全鬚全尾兒 quan2 xu1 quan2 yi3 er5
(Beijing dialect) intact; in one piece

日本叉尾海燕 日本叉尾海燕 ri4 ben3 cha1 wei3 hai3 yan4
(bird species of China) Matsudaira's storm petrel (Oceanodroma matsudairae)

扫尾 掃尾 sao3 wei3
to complete the last stage of work; to round off

煞尾 煞尾 sha1 wei3
to finish off; to wind up

扇尾沙锥 扇尾沙錐 shan1 wei3 sha1 zhui1
(bird species of China) common snipe (Gallinago gallinago)

汕尾 汕尾 shan4 wei3
Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong

汕尾市 汕尾市 shan4 wei3 shi4
Shanwei prefecture level city in Guangdong province

狮尾狒 獅尾狒 shi1 wei3 fei4
gelada (Theropithecus gelada), Ethiopian herbivorous monkey similar to baboon; also written 吉爾達|吉尔达

收尾 收尾 shou1 wei3
to wind up; to bring to an end; to finish

收尾音 收尾音 shou1 wei3 yin1
final (i.e. final consonant or stop of some syllables in Asian phonetics)

首尾 首尾 shou3 wei3
head and tail

首尾相接 首尾相接 shou3 wei3 xiang1 jie1
to join head to tail; bumper-to-bumper (of traffic jam)

首尾音 首尾音 shou3 wei3 yin1
onset and rime

鼠尾草 鼠尾草 shu3 wei3 cao3
sage (Salvia officinalis)

甩尾 甩尾 shuai3 wei3
drifting (motorsport)

松尾 松尾 song1 wei3
Matsuo (Japanese surname and place name)

塔尾树鹊 塔尾樹鵲 ta3 wei3 shu4 que4
(bird species of China) ratchet-tailed treepie (Temnurus temnurus)

田尾 田尾 tian2 wei3
Tienwei township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan

田尾乡 田尾鄉 tian2 wei3 xiang1
Tienwei township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县, Taiwan

拖尾巴 拖尾巴 tuo1 wei3 ba5
to obstruct; to be a drag on sb; to delay finishing off a job

尾巴 尾巴 wei3 ba5
tail; colloquial pr.

尾部 尾部 wei3 bu4
back part; rear or tail section

尾大不掉 尾大不掉 wei3 da4 bu4 diao4
large tail obstructs action (idiom); bottom heavy; fig. rendered ineffective by subordinates

尾灯 尾燈 wei3 deng1
tail light (on vehicle)

尾骨 尾骨 wei3 gu3
coccyx; tailbone

尾击 尾擊 wei3 ji1
attack from the rear

尾款 尾款 wei3 kuan3
balance (money remaining due)

尾矿 尾礦 wei3 kuang4
mining waste; waste remaining after processing ore; tailings

尾矿库 尾礦庫 wei3 kuang4 ku4
slag heap; dump of mining waste

尾流 尾流 wei3 liu2
wake (trailing behind a ship, airplane etc); slipstream

尾闾骨 尾閭骨 wei3 lv2 gu3
coccyx

尾期 尾期 wei3 qi1
final period; the end (of a term); the close

尾鳍 尾鰭 wei3 qi2
tail or caudal fin

尾气 尾氣 wei3 qi4
exhaust (i.e. waste gas from engine); emissions

尾欠 尾欠 wei3 qian4
balance due; small balance still to pay; final remaining debt

尾梢 尾梢 wei3 shao1
the tip; the end; the very end

尾生 尾生 wei3 sheng1
Wei Sheng (legendary character who waited for his love under a bridge until he was drowned in the surging waters); sb who keeps to their word no matter what

尾声 尾聲 wei3 sheng1
coda; epilogue; end

尾数 尾數 wei3 shu4
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)

尾水 尾水 wei3 shui3
tailwater; outflow (from mill or power plant)

尾水渠道 尾水渠道 wei3 shui3 qu2 dao4
outflow channel

尾随 尾隨 wei3 sui2
to tail behind; to tag along; to follow on the heels of

尾牙 尾牙 wei3 ya2
a year-end dinner for employees

尾页 尾頁 wei3 ye4
last page

尾翼 尾翼 wei3 yi4
tail wing; empennage (arrow feathers or tail assembly of plane); tail unit

尾音 尾音 wei3 yin1
final sound of a syllable; rhyme (e.g. in European languages)

尾蚴 尾蚴 wei3 you4
tailed larva; Cercaria (microscopic larva of parasitic Miracidium flatworm)

尾羽 尾羽 wei3 yu3
tail feathers

尾羽龙 尾羽龍 wei3 yu3 long2
caudipteryx (a feathered dinosaur)

尾韵 尾韻 wei3 yun4
rhyme

尾张国 尾張國 wei3 zhang1 guo2
Owari or Owari-no-kuni, Japanese fiefdom during 11th-15th century, current Aichi prefecture around Nagoya

尾注 尾註 wei3 zhu4
endnote

尾椎 尾椎 wei3 zhui1
coccyx; tailbone

尾缀 尾綴 wei3 zhui4
(lit.) to follow sb; (linguistics) suffix; ending; (computing) file name extension

尾子 尾子 wei3 zi5
tail; end; small change; odd sum remaining after large round number

畏首畏尾 畏首畏尾 wei4 shou3 wei4 wei3
afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous; afraid of the slightest thing

吴头楚尾 吳頭楚尾 wu2 tou2 chu3 wei3
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together; head-to-tail; one thing starts where the other leaves off

无尾熊 無尾熊 wu2 wei3 xiong2
koala

无尾猿 無尾猿 wu2 wei3 yuan2
ape

细尾獴 細尾獴 xi4 wei3 meng3
meerkat; see 狐獴

线尾燕 線尾燕 xian4 wei3 yan4
(bird species of China) wire-tailed swallow (Hirundo smithii)

响尾蛇 響尾蛇 xiang3 wei3 she2
rattlesnake

小盘尾 小盤尾 xiao3 pan2 wei3
(bird species of China) lesser racket-tailed drongo (Dicrurus remifer)

小燕尾 小燕尾 xiao3 yan4 wei3
(bird species of China) little forktail (Enicurus scouleri)

楔尾伯劳 楔尾伯勞 xie1 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) Chinese grey shrike (Lanius sphenocercus)

楔尾绿鸠 楔尾綠鳩 xie1 wei3 lv4 jiu1
(bird species of China) wedge-tailed green pigeon (Treron sphenurus)

楔尾鸥 楔尾鷗 xie1 wei3 ou1
(bird species of China) Ross's gull (Rhodostethia rosea)

鸦嘴卷尾 鴉嘴卷尾 ya1 zui3 juan4 wei3
(bird species of China) crow-billed drongo (Dicrurus annectans)

烟黑叉尾海燕 煙黑叉尾海燕 yan1 hei1 cha1 wei3 hai3 yan4
(bird species of China) Wilson's storm petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)

燕尾蝶 燕尾蝶 yan1 wei3 die2
swallow tail butterfly (family Papilionidae)

眼尾 眼尾 yan3 wei3
outer corner of the eye

燕尾服 燕尾服 yan4 wei3 fu2
swallow-tailed coat; tails

摇头摆尾 搖頭擺尾 yao2 tou2 bai3 wei3
to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom); to be well pleased with oneself; to have a lighthearted air

曳尾鹱 曳尾鸌 ye4 wei3 hu4
(bird species of China) wedge-tailed shearwater (Puffinus pacificus)

银喉长尾山雀 銀喉長尾山雀 yin2 hou2 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) silver-throated bushtit (Aegithalos glaucogularis)

银脸长尾山雀 銀臉長尾山雀 yin2 lian3 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) sooty bushtit (Aegithalos fuliginosus)

有头无尾 有頭無尾 you3 tou2 wu2 wei3
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through; lack of sticking power; short attention span

有头有尾 有頭有尾 you3 tou2 you3 wei3
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.

鱼尾 魚尾 yu2 wei3
fishtail

鱼尾板 魚尾板 yu2 wei3 ban3
fishplate (in railway engineering)

鱼尾纹 魚尾紋 yu2 wei3 wen2
wrinkles of the skin; crow's feet

语尾 語尾 yu3 wei3
word ending; suffix; inflection (grammar)

鸢尾 鳶尾 yuan1 wei3
Iricdaceae, the iris family

鸢尾花 鳶尾花 yuan1 wei3 hua1
iris (family Iridaceae)

月尾 月尾 yue4 wei3
end of the month

云南白斑尾柳莺 雲南白斑尾柳鶯 yun2 nan2 bai2 ban1 wei3 liu3 ying1
(bird species of China) Davison's leaf warbler (Phylloscopus davisoni)

韵尾 韻尾 yun4 wei3
the rhyming part of a syllable; in a Chinese syllable, the medial vowel plus final consonant (if any)

沼泽大尾莺 沼澤大尾鶯 zhao3 ze2 da4 wei3 ying1
(bird species of China) striated grassbird (Megalurus palustris)

赭红尾鸲 赭紅尾鴝 zhe3 hong2 wei3 qu2
(bird species of China) black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)

针尾绿鸠 針尾綠鳩 zhen1 wei3 lv4 jiu1
(bird species of China) pin-tailed green pigeon (Treron apicauda)

针尾沙锥 針尾沙錐 zhen1 wei3 sha1 zhui1
(bird species of China) pin-tailed snipe (Gallinago stenura)

针尾鸭 針尾鴨 zhen1 wei3 ya1
(bird species of China) northern pintail (Anas acuta)

猪尾巴 豬尾巴 zhu1 wei3 ba5
pig's tail (meat)

追尾 追尾 zhui1 wei3
to tailgate; to hit the car in front as a result of tailgating

字尾 字尾 zi4 wei3
suffix

棕额长尾山雀 棕額長尾山雀 zong1 e2 chang2 wei3 shan1 que4
(bird species of China) rufous-fronted bushtit (Aegithalos iouschistos)

棕扇尾莺 棕扇尾鶯 zong1 shan4 wei3 ying1
(bird species of China) zitting cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

棕尾伯劳 棕尾伯勞 zong1 wei3 bo2 lao2
(bird species of China) red-tailed shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)

棕尾褐鹟 棕尾褐鶲 zong1 wei3 he4 weng1
(bird species of China) ferruginous flycatcher (Muscicapa ferruginea)

棕尾虹雉 棕尾虹雉 zong1 wei3 hong2 zhi4
(bird species of China) Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus)

棕尾鵟 棕尾鵟 zong1 wei3 kuang2
(bird species of China) long-legged buzzard (Buteo rufinus)