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English Definitionto descend; to arrive; to come
Simplified Script降临
Traditional Script降臨
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄤˋ ㄌㄧㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gong3lam4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
jiàngto drop; to fall; to come down; to descend
línto face; to overlook; to arrive; to be (just) about to; just before

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
降低jiàngdīto reduce; to lower; to bring down
降价jiàngjiàto cut the price; to drive down the price; to get cheaper
降落jiàngluòto descend; to land
降水jiàngshuǐrain and snow; precipitation (meteorology)
降到jiàngdàoto fall to
Words With Same Tail Word    
面临miànlínto face something; to be confronted with
光临guānglín(formal) to honor with one's presence; to attend
来临láilínto approach; to come closer
濒临bīnlínon the edge of; (fig.) on the verge of; close to
再临zàilínto come again
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