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破镜
Main
English Definitionbroken mirror; fig. broken marriage; divorce
Simplified Script破镜
Traditional Script破鏡
Pinyinpòjìng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄛˋ ㄐㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)po3geng3
Word Decomposition
broken; damaged; worn out; lousy; rotten; to break, split or cleave; to get rid of; to destroy; to break with; to defeat; to capture (a city etc); to expose the truth of
jìngmirror; lens

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
破坏pòhuàidestruction; damage; to wreck; to break; to destroy
破产pòchǎnto go bankrupt; to become impoverished; bankruptcy
破烂pòlànworn-out; rotten; dilapidated; tattered; ragged; rubbish; junk
破获pòhuòto uncover (a criminal plot); to break open and capture
破裂pòlièto rupture; to fracture; to break down; (linguistics) plosion
Words With Same Tail Word    
眼镜yǎnjìngspectacles; eyeglasses
望远镜wàngyuǎn jìngbinoculars; telescope
显微镜xiǎnwēi jìngmicroscope
棱镜léngjìngprism; prismatic lens
明镜míngjìngmirror (as a metaphor for something beautiful, bright and flat -- such as a lake -- or something that provides clarity and insight); Der Spiegel
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