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English Definitionaustere; stern; harsh; somber and desolate (autumn or winter)
Traditional Script肅殺
Simplified Script肃杀
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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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肅清sùqīngto purge
肅反sùfǎnpurge of counter-revolutionary elements (esp. Stalin's purges of the 1930 and Mao's purges 1955-57); abbr. for 肅清反革命份子
肅寧sùníngSuning county in Cangzhou 滄州, Hebei
肅州sùzhōuSuzhou district of Jiuquan City 酒泉市, Gansu
肅慎sùshènancient ethnic group of northeast frontier of China
Words With Same Tail Word    
自殺zìshāto kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide
屠殺túshāto massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage
暗殺ànshāto assassinate
刺殺cìshāto assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
抹殺mǒshāto erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress
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