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English Definitionto lose; to throw away; to discard; to cast away
Simplified Script丢掉
Traditional Script丟掉
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄡ ㄉㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)diu1diu6
Word Decomposition
diūto lose; to put aside; to throw
diàoto fall; to drop; to lag behind; to lose; to go missing; to reduce; fall (in prices); to lose (value, weight etc); to wag; to swing; to turn; to change; to exchange; to swap; to show off; to shed (hair); (used after certain verbs to express completion, fulfillment, removal 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    
失掉shīdiàoto lose; to miss
去掉qùdiàoto get rid of; to exclude; to eliminate; to remove; to delete; to strip out; to extract
乱掉luàndiàoto throw away; to discard
做掉zuòdiàoto kill; to get rid of; (sports) to defeat; to eliminate
免掉miǎndiàoto eliminate; to scrap
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