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肃杀
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English Definitionaustere; stern; harsh; somber and desolate (autumn or winter)
Simplified Script肃杀
Traditional Script肅殺
Pinyinsùshā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄨˋ ㄕㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)suk1saat3
Word Decomposition
respectful; solemn; to eliminate; to clean up; (Chinese surname)
shāto kill; to murder; to fight; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); to counteract; (used after a verb) extremely

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Words With Same Head Word    
肃清sùqīngto purge
肃反sùfǎnpurge of counter-revolutionary elements (esp. Stalin's purges of the 1930 and Mao's purges 1955-57); abbr. for 肃清反革命分子
肃宁sùníngSuning county in Cangzhou 沧州, Hebei
肃州sùzhōuSuzhou district of Jiuquan City 酒泉市, Gansu
肃慎sùshènancient ethnic group of northeast frontier of China
Words With Same Tail Word    
自杀zìshāto kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide
屠杀túshāto massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage
暗杀ànshāto assassinate
刺杀cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
抹杀mǒshāto erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress
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