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English Definitionto surrender; surrender
Simplified Script投降
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄡˊ ㄒㄧㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tau4hong4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
tóuto cast; to send; to throw oneself (into the river etc); to seek refuge; to place oneself into the hands of
xiángto surrender; to capitulate; to subdue; to tame

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
投入tóurùto throw into; to put into; to throw oneself into; to participate in; to invest in; absorbed; engrossed
投机tóujīto speculate (on financial markets); opportunistic; congenial; agreeable
投资tóuzīinvestment; to invest
投票tóupiàoto vote; vote
投标tóubiāoto bid; to make a tender
Words With Same Tail Word    
受降shòuxiángto accept surrender
纳降nàxiángto surrender; to accept defeat
诈降zhàxiángfeigned surrender
迫降pòxiángto force somebody to surrender
誓死不降shìsǐ bù xiángto vow to fight to the death
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