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English Definitionto pervade; to fill the air; diffuse; everywhere present; about to inundate (water); permeated by (smoke); filled with (dust); to saturate (the air with fog, smoke etc)
See alsomímàn variant of 彌漫 (from traditional character 瀰漫)
Simplified Script弥漫
Traditional Script彌漫
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧˊ ㄇㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)nei4maan6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
full; to fill; completely; more
mànfree; unrestrained; to inundate

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