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English Definitionto divorce
Simplified Script离异
Traditional Script離異
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧˊ ㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei4ji6
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)
different; other; hetero-; unusual; strange; surprising; to distinguish; to separate; to discriminate

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    
差异chāyìdifference; discrepancy
优异yōuyìexceptional; outstandingly good
奇异qíyìfantastic; bizarre; odd; exotic; astonished
诧异chàyìflabbergasted; astonished
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