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下令
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English Definitionto give an order; to command
Simplified Script下令
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxiàlìng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄚˋ ㄌㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)haa6ling6
Word Decomposition
xiàdown; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)
lìngto order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make something happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
下午xiàwǔafternoon; p.m.
下去xiàqùto go down; to descend; to go on; to continue; (of a servant) to withdraw
下课xiàkèto finish class; to get out of class
下雨xiàyǔto rain
下班xiàbānto finish work; to get off work
Words With Same Tail Word    
命令mìnglìngto order; to command
司令sīlìngcommanding officer
法令fǎlìngdecree; ordinance
指令zhǐlìngorder; command; instruction
禁令jìnlìngprohibition; ban
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