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English Definitionto assassinate
Simplified Script暗杀
Traditional Script暗殺
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄢˋ ㄕㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)am3saat3
Word Decomposition
àndark; gloomy; hidden; secret; muddled; obscure; in the dark
shāto kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely

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Words With Same Head Word    
暗暗àn'ànsecretly; inwardly
暗中ànzhōngin the dark; in secret; on the sly; surreptitiously
暗示ànshìto hint; to suggest; suggestion; hint
暗淡àndàndark; dim (light); dull (color); drab; (fig.) gloomy; bleak
暗井ànjǐngblind shaft; winze
Words With Same Tail Word    
自杀zìshāto kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide
屠杀túshāto massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage
刺杀cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
抹杀mǒshāto erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress
残杀cánshāto massacre; to slaughter
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