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English Definition(of a liquid or gas) to leak; to divulge (a secret); to leak
Simplified Script泄漏
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄝˋ ㄌㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sit3lau6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
xièto leak (of water or gas); to drip; to drain; to discharge; to leak out; to divulge (secrets); to give vent (to anger, spite etc); to disperse; to reduce
lòuto leak; to divulge; to leave out by mistake; waterclock or hourglass (old)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
泄出xièchūto leak out; to release (liquid or gas)
泄露xièlòuto leak (information); to divulge
泄液线xiè yèxiànseton
Words With Same Tail Word    
走漏zǒulòuto leak (of information, liquid etc); to divulge
偷漏tōulòuto evade (taxes)
地漏dìlòudrain; underground drainpipe; floor gutter; 25th of 2nd lunar month
崩漏bēnglòuuterine bleeding
更漏gēnglòuwater clock used to mark night watches
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