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下降
Main
English Definitionto decline; to drop; to fall; to go down; to decrease
Simplified Script下降
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxiàjiàng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄚˋ ㄐㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)haa6gong3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
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)
jiàngto drop; to fall; to come down; to descend

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    
空降kōngjiàngairborne
以降yǐjiàngsince (some point in the past)
伞降sǎnjiàngto parachute into; parachuting
势降shìjiàngpotential drop (elec.)
升降shēngjiàngrising and lowering
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