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English Definitiontender; gentle; to die prematurely
See alsoyāo variant of ; to die young; to die prematurely (from traditional character )
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄧㄠ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jiu1

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夭亡yāowángto die young
夭折yāozhéto die young or prematurely; to come to a premature end; to be aborted prematurely
Words With Same Tail Word    
早夭zǎoyāoto die young
靠夭kàoyāovariant of 靠腰
逃之夭夭táo zhī yāo yāoto escape without trace (idiom); to make one's getaway (from the scene of a crime); to show a clean pair of heels
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