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English Definitionto bury; funeral rites
Simplified Script烧埋
Traditional Script燒埋
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄠ ㄇㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu1maai4
Word Decomposition
shāoto burn; to cook; to stew; to bake; to roast; to heat; to boil (tea, water etc); fever; to run a temperature; (coll.) to let things go to one's head
máito bury; to hide

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Words With Same Head Word    
烧毁shāohuǐto burn; to burn down
烧饼shāobingbaked sesame seed-coated cake
烧香shāoxiāngto burn incense
烧伤shāoshāngburn (injury)
烧到shāodàoto have a fever reaching (a certain temperature)
Words With Same Tail Word    
压埋yāmáito crush and bury
掩埋yǎnmáito bury
活埋huómáito bury alive
葬埋zàngmáito bury
被埋bèimáito be buried
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