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English Definitionto abandon (cultivated fields); no longer cultivated; to lie waste; wasted; to neglect (one's work or study)
Simplified Script荒废
Traditional Script荒廢
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄤ ㄈㄟˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)fong1fai3
Word Decomposition
huāngdesolate; shortage; scarce; out of practice; absurd; uncultivated; to neglect
fèito abolish; to abandon; to abrogate; to discard; to depose; to oust; crippled; abandoned; waste

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
荒唐huāngtángbeyond belief; preposterous; absurd; intemperate; dissipated
荒谬huāngmiùabsurd; ridiculous
荒地huāngdìwasteland; uncultivated land
Words With Same Tail Word    
作废zuòfèito become invalid; to cancel; to delete; to nullify
半途而废bàntú ér fèito give up halfway (idiom); leave something unfinished
报废bàofèito scrap; to be written off
三废sānfèithree types of waste product, namely: waste water 废水, exhaust gas 废气, industrial slag 废渣
偏废piānfèito give unequal emphasis to; doing some things at the expense of others
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