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English Definitionto shoot dead (with a gun, or bow and arrow)
Simplified Script射杀
Traditional Script射殺
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄜˋ ㄕㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)se6saat3
Word Decomposition
shèto shoot; to launch; to allude to; radio- (chemistry)
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    
射击shèjīto shoot; to fire (a gun)
射手shèshǒuarcher; shooter; marksman; (football etc) striker
射程shèchéngrange; reach; firing range
射中shèzhòngto hit the target
射出shèchūemission; ejaculation
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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