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English Definitionsoul; mind; idea
Simplified Script魂灵
Traditional Script魂靈
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄨㄣˊ ㄌㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wan4ling4
Word Decomposition
húnsoul; spirit; immortal soul, i.e. that can be detached from the body
língquick; alert; efficacious; effective; to come true; spirit; departed soul; coffin

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Words With Same Head Word    
魂不守舍hún bù shǒu shèto be preoccupied (idiom); to be inattentive; to be frightened out of one's mind
魂不附体hún bù fù tǐlit. body and soul separated (idiom); fig. scared out of one's wits; beside oneself
魂牵梦萦hún qiān mèng yíngto miss; to yearn day and night
魂牵梦绕hún qiān mèng ràoto be captivated; to wonder; enchanting
Words With Same Tail Word    
心灵xīnlíngbright; smart; quick-witted; heart; thoughts; spirit
失灵shīlíngout of order (of machine); not working properly; a failing (of a system)
不灵bùlíngnot work; be ineffective
亡灵wánglíngdeparted spirit
哭灵kūlíngto weep before a coffin or a memorial to the dead
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