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English Definitionto glitter; to gleam; to sparkle; to flash
Traditional Script忽閃
Simplified Script忽闪
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨ ㄕㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fat1sim2
Word Decomposition
to neglect; to overlook; to ignore; suddenly; (Chinese surname)
shǎnto dodge; to duck out of the way; to beat it; shaken (by a fall); to sprain; to pull a muscle; lightning; spark; a flash; to flash (across one's mind); to leave behind; (Internet slang) (of a display of affection) "dazzlingly" saccharine; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
忽然hūránsuddenly; all of a sudden
忽視hūshìto neglect; to ignore
忽略hūlüèto neglect; to overlook; to ignore
忽哨hūshàoto whistle (with fingers in one's mouth); nowadays written 呼哨
Words With Same Tail Word    
撲閃pūshǎnto wink; to blink
躲閃duǒshǎnto evade; to dodge (out of the way)
閃閃shǎnshǎnflickering; sparkling; glistening; glittering
電閃diànshǎnlightning flashes
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