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灭杀
Main
English Definitionto exterminate
Simplified Script灭杀
Traditional Script滅殺
Pinyinmièshā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧㄝˋ ㄕㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mit6saat3
Word Decomposition
mièto extinguish or put out; to go out (of a fire etc); to exterminate or wipe out; to drown
shāto kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
灭亡mièwángto be destroyed; to become extinct; to perish; to die out; to destroy; to exterminate
灭火mièhuǒto extinguish a fire; firefighting
灭绝mièjuéto extinguish; to become extinct; to die out
灭口mièkǒuto kill somebody to prevent them from divulging a secret; to silence somebody
灭失mièshīloss (of something through natural disaster, theft etc) (law)
Words With Same Tail Word    
自杀zìshāto kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide
屠杀túshāto massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage
暗杀ànshāto assassinate
刺杀cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
抹杀mǒshāto erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress
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