YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definitionto redeem
Simplified Script赎回
Traditional Script贖回
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄨˊ ㄏㄨㄟˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)suk6wui4
Word Decomposition
shúto redeem; to ransom
huíto circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; Hui ethnic group (Chinese Muslims); time; measure word for acts of a play; section or chapter (of a classic book)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
赎价shújiàprice paid to redeem an object; (religion) price paid to redeem somebody; ransom
赎罪shúzuìto atone for one's crime; to buy freedom from punishment; redemption; atonement
赎罪日shúzuì rìYom Kippur or Day of Atonement (Jewish holiday)
Words With Same Tail Word    
来回láihuíto make a round trip; return journey; back and forth; to and fro; repeatedly
返回fǎnhuíto return to; to come (or go) back
退回tuìhuíto return (an item); to send back; to go back
收回shōuhuíto regain; to retake; to take back; to withdraw; to revoke
挽回wǎnhuíto retrieve; to redeem
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables