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消灭
Main
English Definitionto put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
Simplified Script消灭
Traditional Script消滅
Pinyinxiāomiè
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄠ ㄇㄧㄝˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu1mit6
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
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    
消息xiāoxinews; information
消费xiāofèito consume
消失xiāoshīto disappear; to fade away
消化xiāohuàto digest; digestion; digestive
消除xiāochúto eliminate; to remove
Words With Same Tail Word    
扑灭pūmièto eradicate; to extinguish
歼灭jiānmièto wipe out; to crush; to annihilate
毁灭huǐmièto perish; to ruin; to destroy
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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