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English Definitionstab of pain; sting; fig. stimulus to action; a prick
Simplified Script刺痛
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘˋ ㄊㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci3tung3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
thorn; sting; thrust; to prick; to pierce; to stab; to assassinate; to murder; to stimulate; to irritated; splinter
tòngache; pain; sorrow; deeply; thoroughly

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
刺激cìjīto provoke; to irritate; to upset; to stimulate; to excite; irritant
刺杀cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
刺探cìtànto pry into; to spy on; to probe into
刺中cìzhòngto hit with a piercing blow
刺伤cìshāngto stab
Words With Same Tail Word    
悲痛bēitònggrieved; sorrowful
头痛tóutòngto have a headache
忍痛rěntòngto suffer; fig. reluctantly
沉痛chéntònggrief; remorse; deep in sorrow; bitter (anguish); profound (condolences)
作痛zuòtòngto ache
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