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English Definitionto flow; to flood
Simplified Script流泻
Traditional Script流瀉
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄡˊ ㄒㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lau4se3
Word Decomposition
liúto flow; to disseminate; to circulate or spread; to move or drift; to degenerate; to banish or send into exile; stream of water or something resembling one; class, rate or grade
xièto flow out swiftly; to flood; a torrent; diarrhea; laxative

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
流动liúdòngto flow; to circulate; to go from place to place; to be mobile; (of assets) liquid
流域liúyùriver basin; valley; drainage area
流传liúchuánto spread; to circulate; to hand down
流氓liúmángrogue; hoodlum; gangster; immoral behavior
Words With Same Tail Word    
腹泻fùxièdiarrhea; to have the runs
倾泻qīngxièto pour down in torrents
奔泻bēnxiè(of torrents) rush down; pour down
排泻páixièvariant of 排泄; to excrete (urine, sweat etc)
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