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Meaning of 降

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hill) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ jiàng ] to descend, to fall; to drop, to lower
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  • Pinyin: jiàng

    English Definition: to drop; to fall; to come down; to descend
    Chinese Definition:
    ①下落,落下:下降。降旨。降临。降旗。空降。
    ②减低,贬抑:降低。降价。降职。降解。降心相从(抵制自己心志以服从别人)。
    ③落升提。

    Example Words:
    下降 xià jiàng to decline; to drop; to fall; to go down; to decrease
    降低 jiàng to reduce; to lower; to bring down
    降水 jiàng shuǐ rain and snow; precipitation (meteorology)
    降价 jiàng jià to cut the price; to drive down the price; to get cheaper
    降落 jiàng luò to descend; to land
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  • Pinyin: xiáng

    English Definition: to surrender; to capitulate; to subdue; to tame
    Chinese Definition:
    ①投降。[例]曷为不言降。——《公羊传》。注:“降者自优之文。”[例]每得降卒。——《资治通鉴·唐纪》。[例]琮已降。——《资治通鉴》。
    ②诈云欲降。
    ③指言盖降。[合]降附(投降归附);降骨(投降者的骨骸)。
    ④降服,使驯服。[例]六卿三族,降听政也。——《左传·哀公二十六年》。注:“和同也。”[例]其能降以相从也。——《左传·隐公十一年》。注:“降,降心也。”[例]降虏兼千帐,居人有万家。——唐·杜甫《秦州杂诗二十首》。[例](太公)又与了我五钱银子做盘缠,教我再去请好法师降他。——《西游记》。[合]降发(降伏;制伏);降视(降伏);降龙(以佛法降伏神龙)。

    Example Words:
    投降 tóu xiáng to surrender; surrender
    降服 xiáng to yield; to surrender
    降伏 xiáng to subdue; to vanquish; to tame
    受降 shòu xiáng to accept surrender
    诈降 zhà xiáng feigned surrender
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