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English Definitionmold; rot
Simplified Script霉烂
Traditional Script霉爛
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄟˊ ㄌㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mui4laan6
Word Decomposition
méibacteria; fungi; moldy
lànsoft; mushy; well-cooked and soft; to rot; to decompose; rotten; worn out; chaotic; messy; utterly; thoroughly; crappy; bad

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
霉气méiqìa moldy smell; damp and rotten; fig. rotten bad luck
霉病méibìngmildew; fungal growth
霉蠹méidùto become mildewed and worm-eaten (of books); to mildew and rot
霉运méiyùnill luck; misfortune
霉雨méiyǔAsian rainy season; monsoon; (usually written 梅雨)
Words With Same Tail Word    
灿烂cànlànto glitter; brilliant; splendid
破烂pòlànworn-out; rotten; dilapidated; tattered; ragged; rubbish; junk
腐烂fǔlànto rot; to putrefy; (fig.) corrupt
唬烂hǔlàn(slang) (Tw) to bullshit; to fool
捣烂dǎolànto mash; to beat to a pulp
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