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English Definitionto escape from a famine; to get away from a famine-stricken region
Simplified Script逃荒
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄠˊ ㄏㄨㄤ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tou4fong1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
táoto escape; to run away; to flee
huāngdesolate; shortage; scarce; out of practice; absurd; uncultivated; to neglect

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
逃避táobìto escape; to evade; to avoid; to shirk
逃走táozǒuto escape; to flee; to run away
逃税táoshuìto evade a tax
逃跑táopǎoto flee from something; to run away; to escape
逃生táoshēngto flee for one's life
Words With Same Tail Word    
灾荒zāihuāngnatural disaster; famine
备荒bèihuāngto prepare against natural disasters
凶荒xiōnghuāng(literary) famine
包荒bāohuāngto be tolerant; to be forgiving; to conceal; to cover
丧荒sānghuāngmourning ceremonial
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