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English Definitionto release; to let go; to loosen; to untie; to come loose
Simplified Script松开
Traditional Script鬆開
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄨㄥ ㄎㄞ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sung1hoi1
Word Decomposition
sōngloose; to loosen; to relax
kāito open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc); to operate (a vehicle); carat (gold); abbr. for Kelvin, 开尔文; abbr. for 开本, book format; ; (to hold (meeting, exhibition, etc.)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
松动sōngdòngloose; slack; (fig.) to soften (policies, tone of voice); to give some slack; (of a place) not crowded
松口sōngkǒuto let go of something held in one's mouth; (fig.) to relent; to yield
松嘴sōngzuǐsee 松口
松土sōngtǔto plow (loosen the soil)
松垮sōngkuǎundisciplined; loose; slack
Words With Same Tail Word    
离开líkāito depart; to leave
公开gōngkāipublic; to publish; to make public
召开zhàokāito convene (a conference or meeting); to convoke; to call together
展开zhǎnkāito unfold; to carry out; to be in full swing; to launch
分开fēnkāito separate; to part
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