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English Definitionbrute force
Simplified Script蛮力
Traditional Script蠻力
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄢˊ ㄌㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)maan4lik6
Word Decomposition
mánbarbarian; bullying; very; quite; rough; reckless
power; force; strength; ability; strenuously; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
蛮横mánhèngrude and unreasonable
蛮夷mányícommon term for non-Han peoples in former times, not exclusively derogatory; barbarian
蛮子mánzibarbarian; slave servant; (old) contemptuous term for people from southern China (used by northern Chinese people)
蛮干mángànto act rashly; to act precipitously regardless of the consequences; reckless; foolhardy; daredevil
蛮悍mánhànrude and violent; fierce and reckless
Words With Same Tail Word    
努力nǔlìgreat effort; to strive; to try hard
能力nénglìcapability; ability
有力yǒulìpowerful; forceful; vigorous
用力yònglìto exert oneself physically
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