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English Definitionto disappear; to fade away
Simplified Script消失
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄠ ㄕ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu1sat1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xiāoto disappear; to vanish; to eliminate; to spend (time); have to; need
shīto lose; to miss; to fail

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
消息xiāoxinews; information
消费xiāofèito consume
消灭xiāomièto put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
消化xiāohuàto digest; digestion; digestive
消除xiāochúto eliminate; to remove
Words With Same Tail Word    
损失sǔnshīloss; damage; to lose; to suffer damage
丧失sàngshīto lose; to forfeit
迷失míshīto lose (one's bearings); to get lost
过失guòshīerror; fault; (law) negligence; delinquency
流失liúshīdrainage; to run off; to wash away
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