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English Definitionto murder; assassination
Simplified Script凶杀
Traditional Script兇殺
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩㄥ ㄕㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hung1saat3
Word Decomposition
xiōngterrible; fearful
shāto kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely

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Words With Same Head Word    
凶手xiōngshǒumurderer; assassin
凶恶xiōng'èfierce; ferocious; fiendish; frightening
凶猛xiōngměngfierce; violent; ferocious
凶器xiōngqìlethal weapon; murder weapon
凶宅xiōngzháiinauspicious abode; haunted house
Words With Same Tail Word    
自杀zìshāto kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide
屠杀túshāto massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage
暗杀ànshāto assassinate
刺杀cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
抹杀mǒshāto erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress
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