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English Definitionto deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 凌夷
Simplified Script陵夷
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧㄥˊ ㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ling4ji4
Word Decomposition
língmound; tomb; hill; mountain
non-Han people, esp. to the East of China; barbarians; to wipe out; to exterminate; to tear down; to raze

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陵园língyuáncemetery; mausoleum park
陵墓língmùtomb; mausoleum
陵寝língqǐntomb (of king or emperor)
陵川língchuānLingcuan county in Jincheng 晋城, Shanxi
陵水língshuǐLingshui Lizu Autonomous County, Hainan; abbr. for 陵水黎族自治县
Words With Same Tail Word    
凌夷língyíto deteriorate; to decline; to slump; also written 陵夷
攘夷rǎngyíto repel the barbarians
东夷dōngyíEastern Barbarians, non-Han tribe living to the east of China c 2200 BC
色夷sèyísmiling genially; to beam
虾夷xiāyíEmishi or Ebisu, ethnic group of ancient Japan, thought to be related to modern Ainus
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