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English Definitionfate; destiny
Simplified Script命运
Traditional Script命運
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧㄥˋ ㄩㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ming6wan6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
mìnglife; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title, etc.
yùnto move; to transport; to use; to apply; fortune; luck; fate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
命令mìnglìngto order; to command
命名mìngmíngto give a name to; to dub; to christen; to designate; named after; naming
命题mìngtíproposition (logic, math.); to assign an essay topic
命中mìngzhòngto hit (a target)
命危mìngwēicritical; life threatening (medicine)
Words With Same Tail Word    
幸运xìngyùnfortunate; lucky; fortune; luck
搬运bānyùnfreight; transport; portage; to transport; to carry
航运hángyùnshipping; transport
托运tuōyùnto consign (goods); to check through (baggage)
海运hǎiyùnshipping by sea
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