Meaning of 沦

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(Trad.: 淪)
Pinyin: lún
English Definition: to sink (into ruin, oblivion); to be reduced to
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
沉沦 chén lún to sink into (vice, depravity etc); to pass into oblivion; downfall; passing
沦陷 lún xiàn to fall into enemy hands; to be occupied; to degenerate; to submerge
沦落 lún luò to degenerate; impoverished; to fall (into poverty); to be reduced (to begging)
沦丧 lún sàng to be lost; to be ruined; to perish; to wither away
沦亡 lún wáng (of a country) to perish; to be annexed; subjugation (to a foreign power)
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Example Sentences
In that year county after county fell to the enemy.
Instead of us creating goals as a means to fulfill our desires, we become enslaved by them.
"Publishing is a cultural activity, which falls under the realm of ideology," Mr. Zhang said. "My job is to be the ideological quality control."
The day you leave and cross the Kidron Valley, you can be sure you will die; your blood will be on your own head.
They removed the altars in Jerusalem and cleared away the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.