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English Definitionto die (idiom); to breathe one's last; to give up the ghost
Simplified Script一命呜呼
Traditional Script一命嗚呼
Pinyinyī mìng wūhū
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
yí mìng wūhū
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧ ㄇㄧㄥˋ ㄨ ㄏㄨ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jat1 ming6 wu1fu1
Word Decomposition
one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1); also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
mìnglife; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title, etc.
呜呼wūhūalas; alack; welladay; wellaway; to die

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