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ㄒㄩㄥ

xiōng

fierce

凶 is a 4 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as xiōng in the first tone.

In traditional Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (container) and (govern).

  • ㄒㄩㄥ

    xiōng

    fierce

    • ㄑㄧㄢ ˇ

      qiǎn

      container

    • ˋ

      govern

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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the governor fiercely governs the container
by 华语

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Does [she own g]overnment bonds? They'll soon be worthless if the GOVERNment can't CONTAIN the fierce group, and it spreads *across* the land.
by vms5q

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 凶

Definitions for 凶 pronounced as xiōng

  • vicious
  • fierce
  • ominous
  • inauspicious
  • famine
  • variant of 兇|凶[xiong1]
  • terrible
  • fearful

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