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English Definitionsmiling genially; to beam
Simplified Script色夷
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄜˋ ㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sik1ji4
Word Decomposition
color; look; appearance; sex; lust
non-Han people, esp. to the East of China; barbarians; to wipe out; to exterminate; to tear down; to raze

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Words With Same Head Word    
色彩sècǎitint; coloring; coloration; (fig.) flavor; character
色情sèqíngerotic; pornographic
色泽sèzécolor and luster
色光sèguāngcolored light
色友sèyǒuphotography enthusiast
Words With Same Tail Word    
凌夷língyíto deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 陵夷
攘夷rǎngyíto repel the barbarians
东夷dōngyíEastern Barbarians, non-Han tribe living to the east of China c 2200 BC
虾夷xiāyíEmishi or Ebisu, ethnic group of ancient Japan, thought to be related to modern Ainus
蛮夷mányícommon term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory; barbarian
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