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English Definitionto accuse; to denounce; to make a complaint against; denunciation
Simplified Script控诉
Traditional Script控訴
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄨㄥˋ ㄙㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hung3sou3
Word Decomposition
kòngto control; to accuse; to charge; to sue; to invert a container to empty it; (suffix) (slang) buff; enthusiast; devotee; -phile or -philia
to complain; to sue; to tell

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
控制kòngzhìcontrol; to exercise control over; to contain
控股kònggǔto own a controlling number of shares in a company
控告kònggàoto accuse; to charge; to sue; to indict
控件kòngjiàna control (e.g. button, text box etc) (computing)
控罪kòngzuìcriminal charge; accusation
Words With Same Tail Word    
起诉qǐsùto sue; to bring a lawsuit against; to prosecute
上诉shàngsùto appeal (a judicial case); appeal
投诉tóusùcomplaint; to file a complaint; to sue
申诉shēnsùto file a complaint; to appeal (to an authority, a higher court of justice etc); complaint; appeal
倾诉qīngsùto say everything (that is on one's mind)
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