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English Definitionto hide; to retreat into privacy
Simplified Script消隐
Traditional Script消隱
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄠ ㄧㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu1jan2
Word Decomposition
xiāoto disappear; to vanish; to eliminate; to spend (time); have to; need
yǐnsecret; hidden; concealed; (prefix) crypto-

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Words With Same Head Word    
消息xiāoxinews; information
消费xiāofèito consume
消失xiāoshīto disappear; to fade away
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
Words With Same Tail Word    
恻隐cèyǐncompassion; empathetic
归隐guīyǐnto go back to one's native place and live in seclusion
该隐gāiyǐnCain (name); Cain (biblical character), a figure of Judeo-Christian-Muslim mythology
隐隐yǐnyǐnfaint; indistinct
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