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English Definitionquick; alert; efficacious; effective; to come true; spirit; departed soul; coffin
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ling4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
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Words With Same Head Word    
灵活línghuóflexible; nimble; agile
灵魂línghúnsoul; spirit
灵巧língqiǎodeft; nimble; ingenious
灵感línggǎninspiration; insight; a burst of creativity in scientific or artistic endeavor
灵敏língmǐnsmart; clever; sensitive; keen; quick; sharp
Words With Same Tail Word    
心灵xīnlíngbright; smart; quick-witted; heart; thoughts; spirit
失灵shīlíngout of order (of machine); not working properly; a failing (of a system)
不灵bùlíngnot work; be ineffective
亡灵wánglíngdeparted spirit
哭灵kūlíngto weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead
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