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English Definitionto perish; to ruin; to destroy
Simplified Script毁灭
Traditional Script毀滅
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄟˇ ㄇㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wai2mit6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
huǐto destroy; to damage; to ruin; to defame; to slander
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    
毁坏huǐhuàito damage; to devastate; to vandalize; damage; destruction
毁损huǐsǔnimpair, damage
毁伤huǐshāngto injure; to damage
毁容huǐróngto disfigure; to spoil the beauty of
毁掉huǐdiàoto destroy
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
熄灭xīmièto stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
剿灭jiǎomièto eliminate (by armed force)
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