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English Definitionto 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
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Pinyin, Taiwan pr.
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄒㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sik1
Part of Speech(动) verb

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Words With Same Head Word    
熄灭xīmièto stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
熄火xīhuǒ(of fire, lamp etc) to go out; to put out (fire); (fig.) to die down; (of a vehicle) to stall
熄灯xīdēngturn out the lights; lights out
熄灭者xīmiè zhěextinguisher
Words With Same Tail Word    
吹熄chuīxīto blow out (a flame)
把弄熄bǎnòng xīdouse
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