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杀灭
Main
English Definitionto exterminate
Simplified Script杀灭
Traditional Script殺滅
Pinyinshāmiè
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄚ ㄇㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saat3mit6
Word Decomposition
shāto kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely
mièto extinguish or put out; to go out (of a fire etc); to exterminate or wipe out; to drown

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
杀害shāhàito murder
杀价shājiàto beat down the price; to haggle; to slash one's prices
杀伤shāshāngto kill and injure
杀人shārénhomicide; to murder; to kill (a person)
杀死shāsǐto kill
Words With Same Tail Word    
消灭xiāomièto put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
扑灭pūmièto eradicate; to extinguish
歼灭jiānmièto wipe out; to crush; to annihilate
毁灭huǐmièto perish; to ruin; to destroy
熄灭xīmièto stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
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