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English Definitionice-jam flood (arising when river downstream freezes more than upstream)
Simplified Script凌汛
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄥˊ ㄒㄩㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ling4seon3
Word Decomposition
língto approach; to rise high; thick ice; to insult or maltreat; (Chinese surname)
xùnhigh water; flood; to sprinkle water

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Words With Same Head Word    
凌晨língchénvery early in the morning; in the wee hours
凌乱língluànmessy; disarrayed; disheveled; chaos
凌夷língyíto deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 陵夷
凌志língzhìLexus; see also 雷克萨斯
凌河línghéLinghe district of Jinzhou city 锦州市, Liaoning
Words With Same Tail Word    
防汛fángxùnflood control; anti-flood (precautions)
伏汛fúxùnsummer flood
春汛chūnxùnspring flood
桃汛táoxùnspring flood (at peach-blossom time)
渔汛yúxùnfishing season
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