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English Definitionto lose; to forfeit
Simplified Script丧失
Traditional Script喪失
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄤˋ ㄕ
Cantonese (Jyutping)song3sat1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
sàngto lose something abstract but important (courage, authority, one's life etc); to be bereaved of (one's spouse etc); to die; disappointed; discouraged
shīto lose; to miss; to fail

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
丧生sàngshēngto die; to lose one's life
丧亡sàngwángto die
丧偶sàng'ǒubereaved of one's spouse (literary)
丧命sàngmìngto lose one's life
丧妻sàngqīdeceased wife
Words With Same Tail Word    
损失sǔnshīloss; damage; to lose; to suffer damage
消失xiāoshīto disappear; to fade away
迷失míshīto lose (one's bearings); to get lost
过失guòshīerror; fault; (law) negligence; delinquency
流失liúshīdrainage; to run off; to wash away
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