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English Definitionear-piercing
Simplified Script刺耳
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘˋ ㄦˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci3ji5
Word Decomposition
thorn; sting; thrust; to prick; to pierce; to stab; to assassinate; to murder; to stimulate; to irritated; splinter
ěrear; handle (archaeology); and that is all (classical Chinese)

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    
中耳zhōng'ěrmiddle ear
侧耳cè'ěrto bend an ear (to); to listen
倾耳qīng'ěrto prick up one's ear; to listen attentively
内耳nèi'ěrinner ear
凸耳tū'ěrflange; lug
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