Chinese Word Entry

末位淘汰
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄇㄛˋ ㄨㄟˋ ㄊㄠˊ ㄊㄞˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): mò wèi táo tài
Definitions:
  1. sacking the worst-performing employee

  2. elimination of the worst-performing contestant


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Chinese characters used in this word

end, close, tip, powder, posterity, final, last, insignificant
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄛˋ (mò)
Cantonese: mut6
Japanese: マツ、 バツ / すえ
Korean:
Vietnamese: mạt

rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some, position, post, status, seat
Readings
Mandarin: ㄨㄟˋ (wèi), ㄌㄧˋ (lì)
Cantonese: wai2, wai6
Japanese: イ / くらい、 ぐらい、 くらいする
Korean:
Vietnamese: vị

select, wash in sieve, weed out
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄠˊ (táo)
Cantonese: tou4
Japanese: トウ / よな.げる
Korean:
Vietnamese: đào

washing, sieving, filtering, weeding out, luxury, excessive, scour, wash out
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄞˋ (tài)
Cantonese: taai3
Japanese: タ、 タイ / おご.る、 にご.る、 よな.げる
Korean:
Vietnamese: thái, thải, vè, thảy