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严酷
Main
English Definitionbitter; harsh; grim; ruthless; severe; cut-throat (competition)
Simplified Script严酷
Traditional Script嚴酷
Pinyinyánkù
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄢˊ ㄎㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jim4huk6
Word Decomposition
yántight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father; (Chinese surname)
ruthless; strong (e.g. of wine); (loanword) cool; hip

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Words With Same Head Word    
严重yánzhònggrave; serious; severe; critical
严格yángéstrict; stringent; tight; rigorous
严肃yánsùsolemn; grave; serious; earnest; severe
严厉yánlìsevere; strict
严密yánmìstrict; tight (organization, surveillance etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
残酷cánkùcruel; cruelty
冷酷lěngkùgrim; unfeeling; callous
优酷yōukùYouku (website)
扮酷bànkùto act cool
炙酷zhìkùtorrid weather
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