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wèishǒuwèiwěi afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous
afraid of the slightest thing

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        wèijù, [畏懼], to fear/to dread/foreboding
        jìngwèi, to revere
        
        
        wèi, to fear
        wèisuō, [畏縮], to cower/to flinch/to quail/to recoil
        wèizuì, to dread punishment/afraid of being arrested for a crime
        dàwúwèi, [大無畏], utterly fearless
        bùwèi, unafraid/to defy
        wèishǒuwèiwěi, afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous/afra...
        wèisuōbùqián, [畏縮不前], to shrink back in fear (idiom); too cowardly to advance
        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        dídíwèi, [敵敵畏], dichlorvos CH7ClPÒ, organic phosphate used as insecticide (loanword)/also called...
        
        bùwèiqiángbào, [不畏強暴], not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
        
        
        

        shǒu, head/chief/first (occasion, thing etc)/classifier for poems, songs etc
        shǒuxiān, first (of all)/in the first place
        shǒuxí, chief (representative, correspondent etc)
        yuánshǒu, head of state
        shǒuxiàng, prime minister (of Japan or UK etc)
        zìshǒu, to give oneself up/to surrender (to the authorities)
        shǒuyào, the most important/of chief importance
        shǒudū, capital (city)/CL:個|个[gè]
        shǒulǐng, [首領], head/boss/chief
        shǒushì, [首飾], jewelry/head ornament
        bǐshǒu, dagger
        shǒufǔ, capital city of an autonomous region
        shǒunǎo, [首腦], head (of state)/summit (meeting)/leader
        zuìkuíhuòshǒu, [罪魁禍首], criminal ringleader, main offender (idiom); main culprit/fig. main cause of a di...
        shǒuzhǎng, [首長], senior official
        shǒuxuǎn, [首選], first choice/premium/to come first in the imperial examinations
        huíshǒu, to turn around/to look back/to recollect
        zhǎnshǒu, [斬首], to behead
        shǒufā, [首發], first issue/first public showing
        shǒuyìngshì, premiere of a movie
        shǒuyǎn, maiden stage role/first performance/first public showing
        shǒuyìng, premiere (of a play or film)/opening night/first-run/to premiere (a film)
        bǎngshǒu, top of the list
        shīshou, [屍首], corpse/carcass/dead body
        
        
        jùshǒu, to gather/to meet
        ángshǒukuòbù, [昂首闊步], striding forward with head high (idiom); to walk with spirited and vigorous step...
        shǒují, [首級], severed head
        wéishǒu, [為首], head/be headed by
        fǔshǒuchēngchén, [俯首稱臣], to bow before (idiom)/to capitulate
        qiáoshǒu, [翹首], to raise one's head and look around (esp. at the state of the nation)
        shǒuchuàng, [首創], to create/original creation/to be the first to do sth
        shǒudāngqíchōng, [首當其衝], to bear the brunt
姿         sāoshǒunòngzī, to stroke one's hair coquettishly (idiom)
        shǒuqūyīzhǐ, to count as number one (idiom); second to none/outstanding
        fǔshǒu, to bend one's head
        ángshǒutǐngxiōng, head high, chest out (idiom); to keep up one's spirits/in fine mettle (of animal...
        
        wèishǒuwèiwěi, afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous/afra...
        shǒurèn, first person to be appointed to a post
        ángshǒu, head high/in high spirits/to raise one's head (e.g. of neighing horse)
        
        shǒucì, first/first time/for the first time
        
        shǒufù, richest individual/top millionaire
        shǒuwèi, first place
        qiáoshǒuyǐdài, [翹首以待], to hold one's breath (in anticipation) (idiom)/to anxiously await
        
        tòngxīnjíshǒu, bitter and hateful (idiom)/to grieve and lament (over sth)
        
        shàngshǒu, seat of honor/first place
        
        kòushǒu, to kowtow/also written 磕頭|磕头[kē tóu]
        
        huòshǒu, [禍首], chief offender/main culprit
        shǒulún, [首輪], first round (of a competition etc)
        shǒuwěi, head and tail
        fěishǒu, bandit
        
        
        ménshǒu, [門首], doorway/gate/entrance
        
        
        shǒujì, first season/first quarter
        shǒujiā, first company/first house/first person
        shǒuchàng, to initiate
        shǒulì, first case/first instance
        
        
        bùshǒu, the key or radical by which a character is arranged in a traditional Chinese dic...
        

        wěi/yǐ, tail/remainder/remnant/extremity/sixth of the 28 constellations/classifier for f...
        jīwěijiǔ, [雞尾酒], cocktail (loanword)
        jiéwěi, [結尾], ending/coda/to wind up
        wěiba, tail
        cóngtóudàowěi, [從頭到尾], from start to finish/from head to tail/the whole (thing)
        chètóuchèwěi, [徹頭徹尾], lit. from head to tail (idiom); thoroughgoing/through and through/out and out/fr...
        wěishēng, [尾聲], coda/epilogue/end
        lánwěi, [闌尾], appendix/vermiform appendix (anatomy)
        xiǎngwěishé, [響尾蛇], rattlesnake
        wěisuí, [尾隨], to tail behind/to tag along/to follow on the heels of
        chuánwěi, back end of a ship/aft
        yànwěifú, swallow-tailed coat/tails
        Mǎwěi/mǎwěi, [馬尾], Mawei district of Fuzhou city 福州市[Fú zhōu shì], Fujian, ponytail (hairstyle)/hor...
        shōuwěi, to wind up/to bring to an end/to finish
        wěidēng, [尾燈], tail light (on vehicle)
        
        mòwěi, end/tip/extremity
        wěibù, back part/rear or tail section
        
        fèngwěiyú, [鳳尾魚], anchovy
        
        wěiyì, tail wing/empennage (arrow feathers or tail assembly of plane)/tail unit
        lánwěiyán, [闌尾炎], appendicitis (medicine)
        wěiqì, [尾氣], exhaust (i.e. waste gas from engine)/emissions
        jiǔwěihú, nine-tailed fox (mythological creature)
        
        
        sǎowěi, [掃尾], to complete the last stage of work/to round off
        wěigǔ, coccyx/tailbone
        hǔtóushéwěi, [虎頭蛇尾], lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
        húliwěiba, lit. fox's tail (idiom); visible sign of evil intentions/to reveal one's evil na...
        wèishǒuwèiwěi, afraid of the head, terrified of the tail (idiom); ever fearful and nervous/afra...
        yúwěiwén, [魚尾紋], wrinkles of the skin/crow's feet
        jiētóuxiàngwěi, [街頭巷尾], top of streets, bottom of alleys (idiom); everywhere in the city
        
        wěishù, [尾數], remainder (after rounding a number)/decimal part (of number after the decimal po...
        wěiyīn, final sound of a syllable/rhyme (e.g. in European languages)
        yúwěi, [魚尾], fishtail
        
        cíwěi, [詞尾], suffix
        
        wěiqí, [尾鰭], tail or caudal fin
        
        yǒutóuyǒuwěi, [有頭有尾], where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth/t...
        shǒuwěi, head and tail
        yáotóubǎiwěi, [搖頭擺尾], to nod one's head and wag one's tail (idiom)/to be well pleased with oneself/to ...
        qiàowěiba, [翹尾巴], to be cocky
        
        niánwěi, end of the year
        gǒuwěixùdiāo, [狗尾續貂], lit. to use a dog's tail as a substitute for sable fur (idiom)/fig. a worthless ...
        
        

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