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English Definitionlawsuit
Simplified Script诉讼
Traditional Script訴訟
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄨˋ ㄙㄨㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sou3zung6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
to complain; to sue; to tell

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
诉苦sùkǔto grumble; to complain; grievance
诉诸sùzhūto appeal (to reason, sentiment, charity etc); to resort to (a course of action)
诉冤sùyuānto complain; to vent one's grievances
诉求sùqiúto appeal; to demand (an answer); requirement; demand; claim; appeal; (marketing) message
诉状sùzhuàngindictment; plea; complaint
Words With Same Tail Word    
涉讼shèsòngto be involved in a lawsuit
争讼zhēngsòngdispute involving litigation; legal dispute
听讼tīngsòngto hear litigation (in a law court); to hear a case
词讼císònglawsuit; legal case
诤讼zhèngsòngto contest a lawsuit
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