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English Definition(of fire, lamp etc) to go out; to put out (fire); (fig.) to die down; (of a vehicle) to stall
Simplified Script熄火
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧ ㄏㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sik1fo2
Word Decomposition
to extinguish; to put out (fire); to quench; to stop burning; to go out (of fire, lamp etc); to come to an end; to wither away; to die out
huǒfire; urgent; ammunition; fiery or flaming; internal heat (Chinese medicine); hot (popular); measure word for military units (old); (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
熄灭xīmièto stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
熄灯xīdēngturn out the lights; lights out
熄灭者xīmiè zhěextinguisher
熄灭率xīmiè lǜextinctivity
Words With Same Tail Word    
救火jiùhuǒfire fighting
烟火yānhuǒsmoke and fire; fireworks
起火qǐhuǒto catch fire; to cook; to get angry
怒火nùhuǒrage; fury; hot anger
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