Meaning of 诿

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诿 (Trad.: 諉)
Pinyin: wěi
English Definition: to shirk; to give excuses
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ wěi ] to appoint, to commission, to send
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Example Words
推诿 tuī wěi to shirk responsibility; to blame others; to pass the buck
诿过 wěi guò to put the blame on sb else
互相推诿 xiāng tuī wěi mutually shirking responsibilities (idiom); each blaming the other; passing the buck to and fro; each trying to unload responsibilities onto the other
无可推诿 tuī wěi to admit of no excuse (idiom)
争功诿过 zhēng gōng wěi guò to attribute merit to oneself but shift blame to others (idiom)
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