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English Definitionvictory or defeat; the outcome of a battle
Simplified Script胜负
Traditional Script勝負
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥˋ ㄈㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing3fu6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
shèngvictory; success; to beat; to defeat; to surpass; victorious; superior to; to get the better of; better than; surpassing; superb (of vista); beautiful (scenery); wonderful (view); (Taiwan pr. [sheng1]) able to bear
to bear; to carry (on one's back); to turn one's back on; to be defeated; negative (math. etc)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
胜地shèngdìwell-known scenic spot
胜仗shèngzhàngvictory; victorious battle
胜任shèngrènqualified; competent (professionally); to be up to a task
胜似shèngsìto surpass; better than; superior to
Words With Same Tail Word    
担负dānfùto shoulder; to bear; to undertake
辜负gūfùto fail to live up (to expectations); unworthy (of trust); to let down; to betray (hopes); to disappoint
抱负bàofùaspiration; ambition
正负zhèngfùpositive and negative
肩负jiānfùto shoulder (a burden); to bear; to suffer (a disadvantage)
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