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English Definitionto die
Simplified Script丢命
Traditional Script丟命
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄡ ㄇㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)diu1ming6
Word Decomposition
diūto lose; to put aside; to throw
mìnglife; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title, etc.

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
丢人diūrénto lose face
丢脸diūliǎnto lose face; humiliation
丢失diūshīto lose; lost
丢弃diūqìto discard; to abandon
丢三落四diū sān là sìforgetful; empty-headed
Words With Same Tail Word    
生命shēngmìnglife; living; biological
革命gémìngrevolution; revolutionary (politics)
拼命pīnmìngto do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
寿命shòumìnglife span; life expectancy; lifetime (of a machine)
使命shǐmìngmission (diplomatic or other); set task
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