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English Definitionto search (a place); to search (a database etc)
Simplified Script搜索
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄡ ㄙㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sau2saak3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
sōuto search
suǒto search; to demand; to ask; to exact

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
搜集sōujíto gather; to collect
搜查sōucháto search
搜救sōujiùsearch and rescue
搜寻sōuxúnto search; to look for
搜捕sōubǔto hunt and arrest (fugitives); to track down and arrest; a manhunt
Words With Same Tail Word    
探索tànsuǒto explore; to probe
思索sīsuǒto think deeply; to ponder
线索xiànsuǒtrail; clues; thread (of a story)
勒索lèsuǒto blackmail; to extort
比索bǐsuǒpeso (currency in Latin America) (loanword); Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau (Tw)
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