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English Definitionto fail; to come to nothing; to fall through (of plans, hopes); to lie
Simplified Script脱空
Traditional Script脫空
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄛ ㄎㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tyut3hung1
Word Decomposition
tuōto shed; to take off; to escape; to get away from
kōngempty; air; sky; in vain

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Words With Same Head Word    
脱离tuōlíto separate oneself from; to break away from; diastasis (medicine); abscission; abjunction (botany)
脱手tuōshǒu(not of regular commerce) to sell or dispose of (goods etc); to get rid of; to unload
脱落tuōluòto drop off; to come off; to lose (hair etc); to omit (a character when writing)
脱身tuōshēnto get away; to escape (from obligations); to free oneself; to disengage
脱贫tuōpínto lift oneself out of poverty
Words With Same Tail Word    
太空tàikōngouter space
上空shàngkōngoverhead; in the sky
高空gāokōnghigh altitude
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