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English Definitionplot; conspiracy
Simplified Script阴谋
Traditional Script陰謀
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣ ㄇㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jam1mau4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yīnovercast (weather); cloudy; shady; Yin (the negative principle of Yin and Yang); negative (electric.); feminine; moon; implicit; hidden; genitalia; (Chinese surname)
móuto plan; to seek; scheme

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Words With Same Head Word    
阴天yīntiāncloudy day; overcast sky
阴影yīnyǐng(lit. and fig.) shadow
阴暗yīn'àndim; dark; overcast; darkness; shadow; (fig.) dismal; gloomy; somber; murky; shadowy (side)
阴干yīngānto dry in the shade
阴冷yīnlěnggloomy and cold
Words With Same Tail Word    
参谋cānmóustaff officer; to give advice
图谋túmóuto conspire
预谋yùmóupremeditated; to plan something in advance (esp. a crime)
串谋chuànmóuto conspire
元谋yuánmóuYuanmou county in Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彝族自治州, Yunnan
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