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离世
Main
English Definitionto pass away; death
Simplified Script离世
Traditional Script離世
Pinyinlíshì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧˊ ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei4sai3
Word Decomposition
to leave; to part from; to be away from; (in giving distances) from; without (something); independent of; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦, symbolizing fire; ☲; (Chinese surname)
shìlife; age; generation; era; world; lifetime; epoch; descendant; noble; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
离开líkāito depart; to leave
离婚líhūnto divorce; divorced from (one's spouse)
离休líxiūto retire; to leave work and rest (euphemism for compulsory retirement of old cadres)
离别líbiéto leave (on a long journey); to part from somebody
离去líqùto leave; to exit
Words With Same Tail Word    
逝世shìshìto pass away; to die
去世qùshìto pass away; to die
问世wènshìto be published; to come out
过世guòshìto die; to pass away
入世rùshìto join the WTO; to enter the world; secular
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