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English Definitionto impair; to degrade; to decrease; to reduce; to weaken; to detract from; impairment (e.g. of financial assets)
Simplified Script减损
Traditional Script減損
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˇ ㄙㄨㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaam2syun2
Word Decomposition
jiǎnto lower; to decrease; to reduce; to subtract; to diminish
sǔnto decrease; to lose; to damage; to harm; (coll.) to speak sarcastically; to deride; caustic; mean; one of the 64 trigrams of the Book of Changes (old)

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Words With Same Head Word    
减少jiǎnshǎoto lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower
减轻jiǎnqīngto lighten; to ease; to alleviate
减肥jiǎnféito lose weight
减弱jiǎnruòto weaken; to fall off
减低jiǎndīto lower; to reduce
Words With Same Tail Word    
亏损kuīsǔndeficit; (financial) loss
毁损huǐsǔnimpair, damage
受损shòusǔnto suffer damage
劳损láosǔnstrain (medicine)
嘴损zuǐsǔn(dialect) sharp-tongued; harsh
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