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English Definitionto communicate with the spirits; psychic; (ears) sensitive; (information) accurate
Simplified Script通灵
Traditional Script通靈
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄥ ㄌㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tung1ling4
Word Decomposition
tōngto go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.
língquick; alert; efficacious; effective; to come true; spirit; departed soul; coffin

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Words With Same Head Word    
通过tōngguòby means of; through; via; to pass through; to get through; to adopt; to pass (a bill or inspection etc); to switch over
通知tōngzhīto notify; to inform; notice; notification
通讯tōngxùncommunications; news story; dispatch
通信tōngxìnto correspond (by letter etc); to communicate; communication
通常tōngchángregular; usual; normal; usually; normally
Words With Same Tail Word    
心灵xīnlíngbright; smart; quick-witted; heart; thoughts; spirit
失灵shīlíngout of order (of machine); not working properly; a failing (of a system)
不灵bùlíngnot work; be ineffective
亡灵wánglíngdeparted spirit
哭灵kūlíngto weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead
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