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English Definitiondark; hell; netherworld; hades
Simplified Script幽冥
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄡ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau1ming5
Word Decomposition
yōuremote; hidden away; secluded; serene; peaceful; to imprison; in superstition indicates the underworld; ancient district spanning Liaonang and Hebei provinces
míngold variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
幽默yōumò(loanword) humor; humorous
幽静yōujìngquiet; secluded; isolated; peaceful
幽僻yōupìsecluded; quiet and remote; obscure and faraway
幽囹yōulíngto keep in confinement; to confine
幽州yōuzhōuYouzhou, ancient province in north Hebei and Liaoning; Fanyang 范阳 ancient city near modern Beijing
Words With Same Tail Word    
杳冥yǎomíngdim and dusky; far and indistinct
窈冥yǎomíngvariant of 杳冥
邈冥冥miǎo míngmíngfar off; distant
风雨晦冥fēngyǔ huì míngconditions of extreme adversity (idiom)
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