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English Definitionto search; to demand; to ask; to exact
See alsosuǒ to search; to demand; to ask; to exact; large rope; isolated; (Chinese surname); abbr. for 索马里, Somalia
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄙㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saak3

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Words With Same Head Word    
索赔suǒpéito ask for compensation; to claim damages; claim for damages
索性suǒxìngyou might as well (do it); simply; just
索价suǒjiàto ask a price; to charge; asking price
索取suǒqǔto ask; to demand
索命suǒmìngto demand somebody's life
Words With Same Tail Word    
探索tànsuǒto explore; to probe
思索sīsuǒto think deeply; to ponder
搜索sōusuǒto search (a place); to search (a database etc)
线索xiànsuǒtrail; clues; thread (of a story)
勒索lèsuǒto blackmail; to extort
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