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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1消灭 消滅 xiāo mièxiao1 mie4to put an end to; to annihilate; to cause to perish; to perish; annihilation (in quantum field theory)
2 mièmie4to extinguish or put out; to go out (of a fire etc); to exterminate or wipe out; to drown
3灭亡 滅亡 miè wángmie4 wang2to be destroyed; to become extinct; to perish; to die out; to destroy; to exterminate
4毁灭 毀滅 huǐ mièhui3 mie4to perish; to ruin; to destroy
5歼灭 殲滅 jiān mièjian1 mie4to wipe out; to crush; to annihilate
6熄灭 熄滅 mièxi1 mie4to stop burning; to go out (of fire); to die out; extinguished
7灭绝 滅絕 miè juémie4 jue2to extinguish; to become extinct; to die out
8半明不灭 半明不滅 bàn míng mièban4 ming2 bu4 mie4dull (lamplight)
9濒灭 瀕滅 bīn mièbin1 mie4on the brink of extinction
10濒于毁灭 瀕於毀滅 bīn huǐ mièbin1 yu2 hui3 mie4on the brink of ruin (idiom)
11不可磨灭 不可磨滅 mièbu4 ke3 mo2 mie4indelible
12宠妾灭妻 寵妾滅妻 chǒng qiè miè chong3 qie4 mie4 qi1favor the concubine and do away with the wife (idiom); spoil one's mistress and neglect one's wife
13除害灭病 除害滅病 chú hài miè bìngchu2 hai4 mie4 bing4to eradicate diseases and scourges (idiom)
14大绝灭 大絕滅 jué mièda4 jue2 mie4mass extinction
15大灭绝 大滅絕 miè juéda4 mie4 jue2mass extinction
16大义灭亲 大義滅親 miè qīnda4 yi4 mie4 qin1to place righteousness before family (idiom); ready to punish one's own family if justice demands it
17断灭 斷滅 duàn mièduan4 mie4annihilation (of soul, Sanskrit uccheda)
18断灭论 斷滅論 duàn miè lùnduan4 mie4 lun4annihilation (of soul, Sanskrit uccheda)
19焚尸灭迹 焚屍滅跡 fén shī miè fen2 shi1 mie4 ji4to burn the corpse to destroy the evidence (idiom)
20扶清灭洋 扶清滅洋 qīng miè yángfu2 Qing1 mie4 yang2Support the Qing, annihilate the West! (Boxer rebellion slogan)
21覆灭 覆滅 mièfu4 mie4destruction
22攻灭 攻滅 gōng miègong1 mie4to conquer; to defeat (militarily)
23幻灭 幻滅 huàn mièhuan4 mie4(of dreams, hopes etc) to vanish; to evaporate; (of a person) to become disillusioned; disillusionment
24灰飞烟灭 灰飛煙滅 huī fēi yān mièhui1 fei1 yan1 mie4lit. scattered ashes and dispersed smoke (idiom); fig. to be annihilated; to vanish in a puff of smoke
25毁灭性 毀滅性 huǐ miè xìnghui3 mie4 xing4destructive; devastating
26寂灭 寂滅 mièji4 mie4to die out; to fade away; nirvana (Buddhism)
27假途灭虢 假途滅虢 jiǎ miè guójia3 tu2 mie4 Guo2lit. a short-cut to crush Guo (idiom); fig. to connive with sb to damage a third party, then turn on the partner
28歼灭射击 殲滅射擊 jiān miè shè jian1 mie4 she4 ji1annihilation fire
29剿灭 剿滅 jiǎo mièjiao3 mie4to eliminate (by armed force)
30绝灭 絕滅 jué mièjue2 mie4to annihilate; to exterminate; extinction
31苦集灭道 苦集滅道 miè dàoku3 ji2 mie4 dao4the Four Noble Truths (Budd.), namely: all life is suffering , the cause of suffering is desire , emancipation comes only by eliminating passions , the way to emancipation is the Eight-fold Noble Way 八正道 ; also called 四谛
32沦灭 淪滅 lún mièlun2 mie4to perish; extinction
33灭茬 滅茬 miè chámie4 cha2to clear stubble from fields (agriculture)
34灭虫宁 滅蟲寧 miè chóng nìngmie4 chong2 ning4bephenium, anti-parasitic worm medicine
35灭除 滅除 miè chúmie4 chu2to eliminate; to kill off
36灭此朝食 滅此朝食 miè zhāo shímie4 ci3 zhao1 shi2lit. not to have breakfast until the enemy is destroyed; anxious to do battle (idiom)
37灭掉 滅掉 miè diàomie4 diao4to eliminate
38灭顶 滅頂 miè dǐngmie4 ding3to be drowned (figurative and literal)
39灭度 滅度 miè mie4 du4to extinguish worries and the sea of grief; nirvana (Buddhism)
40灭火 滅火 miè huǒmie4 huo3to extinguish a fire; firefighting
41灭火器 滅火器 miè huǒ mie4 huo3 qi4fire extinguisher
42灭迹焚尸 滅跡焚屍 miè fén shīmie4 ji4 fen2 shi1to burn a corpse to destroy evidence (idiom)
43灭尽天良 滅盡天良 miè jìn tiān liángmie4 jin4 tian1 liang2to be utterly without conscience (idiom)
44灭绝净尽 滅絕凈盡 miè jué jìng jìnmie4 jue2 jing4 jin4to be totally exterminated (idiom)
45灭绝人性 滅絕人性 miè jué rén xìngmie4 jue2 ren2 xing4to be devoid of all humanity; inhuman; bestial
46灭绝种族 滅絕種族 miè jué zhǒng mie4 jue2 zhong3 zu2genocide
47灭菌 滅菌 miè jūnmie4 jun1to sterilize
48灭口 滅口 miè kǒumie4 kou3to kill sb to prevent them from divulging a secret; to silence sb
49灭门 滅門 miè ménmie4 men2to exterminate an entire family
50灭失 滅失 miè shīmie4 shi1loss (of sth through natural disaster, theft etc) (law)
51灭鼠药 滅鼠藥 miè shǔ yàomie4 shu3 yao4rat poison
52灭音器 滅音器 miè yīn mie4 yin1 qi4muffler (of an internal combustion engine)
53灭种 滅種 miè zhǒngmie4 zhong3to commit genocide; to become extinct; extinction of a race
54灭种罪 滅種罪 miè zhǒng zuìmie4 zhong3 zui4genocide
55灭族 滅族 miè mie4 zu2extermination of an entire family (ancient Chinese punishment)
56泯灭 泯滅 mǐn mièmin3 mie4to obliterate; to die out; to disappear
57明灭 明滅 míng mièming2 mie4to flicker; to flash on and off; to brighten and fade
58磨灭 磨滅 mièmo2 mie4to obliterate; to erase
59破灭 破滅 mièpo4 mie4to be shattered; to be annihilated (of hope, illusions etc)
60扑灭 撲滅 mièpu1 mie4to eradicate; to extinguish
61人不为己,天诛地灭 人不為己,天誅地滅 rén wèi , tiān zhū mièren2 bu4 wei4 ji3 , tian1 zhu1 di4 mie4Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you.; Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
62杀灭 殺滅 shā mièsha1 mie4to exterminate
63杀人灭口 殺人滅口 shā rén miè kǒusha1 ren2 mie4 kou3to kill a witness (idiom)
64生灭 生滅 shēng mièsheng1 mie4life and death
65生物大灭绝 生物大滅絕 shēng miè juésheng1 wu4 da4 mie4 jue2great extinction of species
66双氯灭痛 雙氯滅痛 shuāng miè tòngshuang1 lu:4 mie4 tong4diclofenac painkiller; also called 扶他林
67天诛地灭 天誅地滅 tiān zhū miètian1 zhu1 di4 mie4to stand condemned by heaven and earth (idiom)
68吞灭 吞滅 tūn miètun1 mie4to absorb
69亡国灭种 亡國滅種 wáng guó miè zhǒngwang2 guo2 mie4 zhong3country destroyed, its people annihilated (idiom); total destruction
70习善灭恶 習善滅惡 shàn miè èxi2 shan4 mie4 e4to learn good and forsake evil (idiom) (formal writing)
71相互保证毁灭 相互保證毀滅 xiāng bǎo zhèng huǐ mièXiang1 hu4 Bao3 zheng4 Hui3 mie4Mutual Assured Destruction
72兴灭继绝 興滅繼絕 xīng miè juéxing1 mie4 ji4 jue2lit. to restore the state and revive old families (idiom); fig. to restore sth that has been destroyed or forgotten
73淹灭 淹滅 yān mièyan1 mie4to submerge; to flood; to bury
74炎炎者灭 炎炎者滅 yán yán zhě mièyan2 yan2 zhe3 mie4Over-elation brings disaster. (idiom)
75夷灭 夷滅 mièyi2 mie4to massacre; to die out
76已灭 已滅 mièyi3 mie4extinct
77湮灭 湮滅 yīn mièyin1 mie4to destroy; to disappear; annihilation
78隐灭 隱滅 yǐn mièyin3 mie4to fade away; to vanish; to disappear
79种族灭绝 種族滅絕 zhǒng miè juézhong3 zu2 mie4 jue2genocide
80诛灭 誅滅 zhū mièzhu1 mie4to wipe out; to exterminate
81自趋灭亡 自趨滅亡 miè wángzi4 qu1 mie4 wang2to invite destruction (idiom)
82自取灭亡 自取滅亡 miè wángzi4 qu3 mie4 wang2to court disaster (idiom); to dig one's own grave
83自生自灭 自生自滅 shēng mièzi4 sheng1 zi4 mie4to emerge and perish on its own; to run its course (idiom)
84族灭 族滅 mièzu2 mie4to execute all of sb's relatives (as punishment) (old)

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