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English Definitionto drop; to fall; to come down; to descend
See alsoxiáng to surrender; to capitulate; to subdue; to tame
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄐㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gong3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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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
降临jiànglínto descend; to arrive; to come
降水jiàngshuǐrain and snow; precipitation (meteorology)
Words With Same Tail Word    
下降xiàjiàngto decline; to drop; to fall; to go down; to decrease
以降yǐjiàngsince (some point in the past)
伞降sǎnjiàngto parachute into; parachuting
势降shìjiàngpotential drop (elec.)
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