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English Definitionto yield; to surrender
Simplified Script降服
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄤˊ ㄈㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hong4fuk6
Word Decomposition
xiángto surrender; to capitulate; to subdue; to tame
clothes; dress; garment; to serve (in the military, a prison sentence etc); to obey; to convince; to admire; to acclimatize; to take (medicine); mourning clothes; to wear mourning clothes

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
降伏xiángfúto subdue; to vanquish; to tame
降妖xiángyāoto subdue monsters
降将xiángjiàngsurrendered enemy general
降龙伏虎xiáng lóng fúhǔto vanquish dragons and tigers (idiom)
降妖伏磨xiángyāo fú móto conquer all kinds of demons
Words With Same Tail Word    
克服kèfú(try to) overcome (hardships etc); to conquer; to put up with; to endure
佩服pèifúto admire
西服xīfúsuit; Western-style clothes (historical usage)
说服shuìfúto persuade; to convince; to talk somebody over
屈服qūfúto surrender; to yield
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