to kill; to murder; to attack; to weaken or reduce; to smart (dialect); (used after a verb) extremely

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暗杀 暗殺 an4 sha1
to assassinate

巴氏杀菌 巴氏殺菌 ba1 shi4 sha1 jun1

半路杀出的程咬金 半路殺出的程咬金 ban4 lu4 sha1 chu1 de5 cheng2 yao3 jin1
see 半路殺出個程咬金|半路杀出个程咬金

半路杀出个程咬金 半路殺出個程咬金 ban4 lu4 sha1 chu1 ge4 cheng2 yao3 jin1
lit. Cheng Yaojin ambushes the enemy (saying); fig. sb shows up unexpectedly and disrupts the plan; sb whose presence is regarded as irksome

棒杀 棒殺 bang4 sha1
pushing sb to failure by excessive criticism

背杀 背殺 bei4 sha1
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind; sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face; abbr. for 背影殺手|背影杀手

背影杀手 背影殺手 bei4 ying3 sha1 shou3
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind; sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face; abbr. to 背殺|背杀

被自杀 被自殺 bei4 zi4 sha1
a death claimed to be a suicide by the authorities

搏杀 搏殺 bo2 sha1
fighting; killing

捕杀 捕殺 bu3 sha1
to hunt and kill (an animal or fish)

残杀 殘殺 can2 sha1
to massacre; to slaughter

残杀者 殘殺者 can2 sha1 zhe3
killer; butcher; slaughterer

惨杀 慘殺 can3 sha1
to slaughter; to kill mercilessly

冲杀 衝殺 chong1 sha1
to charge

刺杀 刺殺 ci4 sha1
to assassinate; (military) to fight with a bayonet; (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)

打杀 打殺 da3 sha1
to kill

大规模杀伤性武器 大規模殺傷性武器 da4 gui1 mo2 sha1 shang1 xing4 wu3 qi4
weapons of mass destruction

大量杀伤武器 大量殺傷武器 da4 liang4 sha1 shang1 wu3 qi4
weapons of mass destruction

大杀风景 大殺風景 da4 sha1 feng1 jing3
to be a blot on the landscape; to dampen spirits; to spoil the fun; to be a wet blanket

大屠杀 大屠殺 da4 tu2 sha1
massacre; Holocaust

大屠杀事件 大屠殺事件 da4 tu2 sha1 shi4 jian4
massacre; Holocaust

敌杀死 敵殺死 di2 sha1 si3
Decis (insecticide brand)

毒杀 毒殺 du2 sha1
to kill by poisoning

扼杀 扼殺 e4 sha1
to strangle; to throttle

封杀 封殺 feng1 sha1
to shut out; to block; to smother

赶尽杀绝 趕盡殺絕 gan3 jin4 sha1 jue2
to kill to the last one (idiom); to exterminate; to eradicate; ruthless

故杀 故殺 gu4 sha1
premeditated murder

过失杀人 過失殺人 guo4 shi1 sha1 ren2
see 過失致死罪|过失致死罪

奸杀 姦殺 jian1 sha1
to rape and murder

缴枪不杀 繳槍不殺 jiao3 qiang1 bu4 sha1
“surrender and your life will be spared”

劫杀 劫殺 jie2 sha1
to rob and kill

借刀杀人 借刀殺人 jie4 dao1 sha1 ren2
to lend sb a knife to kill sb; to get sb else to do one's dirty work; to attack using the strength of another (idiom)

绝杀 絕殺 jue2 sha1
to deal the fatal blow (sports, chess etc); to score the winning point

砍杀 砍殺 kan3 sha1
to attack with a bladed weapon

坑杀 坑殺 keng1 sha1
to bury alive; to ensnare

扣杀 扣殺 kou4 sha1
to smash a ball; to spike

滥杀 濫殺 lan4 sha1
to kill indiscriminately; to massacre

滥杀无辜 濫殺無辜 lan4 sha1 wu2 gu1
willfully slaughter the innocent (idiom)

勒杀 勒殺 lei1 sha1
to strangle

连环杀手 連環殺手 lian2 huan2 sha1 shou3
serial killer

猎杀 獵殺 lie4 sha1
to kill (in hunting)

猎杀红色十月号 獵殺紅色十月號 lie4 sha1 hong2 se4 shi2 yue4 hao4
"The Hunt for Red October", a novel by Tom Clancy

马杀鸡 馬殺雞 ma3 sha1 ji1
massage (loanword)

秒杀 秒殺 miao3 sha1
(Internet) flash sale; (sports or online gaming) rapid dispatch of an opponent

抹杀 抹殺 mo3 sha1
to erase; to cover traces; to obliterate evidence; to expunge; to blot out; to suppress

谋杀 謀殺 mou2 sha1
to murder; to assassinate; intentional homicide

谋杀案 謀殺案 mou2 sha1 an4
murder case

谋杀罪 謀殺罪 mou2 sha1 zui4

南京大屠杀 南京大屠殺 nan2 jing1 da4 tu2 sha1
the Nanjing Massacre of 1937-38

南京大屠杀事件 南京大屠殺事件 nan2 jing1 da4 tu2 sha1 shi4 jian4
The Rape of Nanking (1997 documentary book by Iris Chang 張純如|张纯如)

虐杀 虐殺 nve4 sha1
to kill (or assault) sadistically

捧杀 捧殺 peng3 sha1
to praise sb in a way that puts them at a disadvantage

拼杀 拼殺 pin1 sha1
to grapple (with the enemy); to fight at the risk of one's life

剖腹自杀 剖腹自殺 pou1 fu4 zi4 sha1

扑杀 撲殺 pu1 sha1
to kill; to cull

枪杀 槍殺 qiang1 sha1
to shoot dead

情杀 情殺 qing2 sha1
murder as a crime of passion

杀草快 殺草快 sha1 cao3 kuai4

杀虫 殺蟲 sha1 chong2

杀虫剂 殺蟲劑 sha1 chong2 ji4
insecticide; pesticide

杀虫药 殺蟲藥 sha1 chong2 yao4

杀敌 殺敵 sha1 di2
to attack the enemy

杀掉 殺掉 sha1 diao4
to kill

杀毒软件 殺毒軟件 sha1 du2 ruan3 jian4
antivirus software

杀蠹药 殺蠹藥 sha1 du4 yao4

杀风景 殺風景 sha1 feng1 jing3
variant of 煞風景|煞风景

杀富济贫 殺富濟貧 sha1 fu4 ji4 pin2
robbing the rich to help the poor

杀害 殺害 sha1 hai4
to murder

杀虎斩蛟 殺虎斬蛟 sha1 hu3 zhan3 jiao1
lit. to kill the tiger and behead the scaly dragon

杀机 殺機 sha1 ji1
desire to commit murder; great danger

杀鸡给猴看 殺雞給猴看 sha1 ji1 gei3 hou2 kan4
lit. to kill a chicken in front of a monkey; fig. to make an example of sb (by punishment) to frighten others

杀鸡儆猴 殺雞儆猴 sha1 ji1 jing3 hou2
lit. killing the chicken to warn the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres

杀鸡警猴 殺雞警猴 sha1 ji1 jing3 hou2
lit. killing the chicken to warn the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres

杀鸡取卵 殺雞取卵 sha1 ji1 qu3 luan3
lit. to kill the chicken to get the eggs (idiom); fig. to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

杀鸡吓猴 殺雞嚇猴 sha1 ji1 xia4 hou2
lit. killing the chicken to scare the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres

杀鸡焉用牛刀 殺雞焉用牛刀 sha1 ji1 yan1 yong4 niu2 dao1
don't use a sledgehammer on a nut; aquila non capit muscam

杀鸡宰鹅 殺雞宰鵝 sha1 ji1 zai3 e2
kill the chickens and butcher the geese (idiom)

杀价 殺價 sha1 jia4
to beat down the price; to haggle; to slash one's prices

杀进 殺進 sha1 jin4
to storm (a city etc); to raid

杀进杀出 殺進殺出 sha1 jin4 sha1 chu1
to execute a lightning raid; (investment) to buy, then quickly sell; (tourism) to visit a destination for only a short stay

杀绝 殺絕 sha1 jue2
to exterminate

杀菌 殺菌 sha1 jun1
disinfectant; to disinfect

杀菌剂 殺菌劑 sha1 jun1 ji4
a disinfectant

杀菌作用 殺菌作用 sha1 jun1 zuo4 yong4

杀戮 殺戮 sha1 lu4
to massacre; to slaughter

杀螺剂 殺螺劑 sha1 luo2 ji4
snail poison

杀马特 殺馬特 sha1 ma3 te4
Chinese subculture of young urban migrants, usually of low education, with exaggerated hairstyles, heavy make-up, flamboyant costumes, piercings etc (loanword from "smart")

杀灭 殺滅 sha1 mie4
to exterminate

杀牛宰羊 殺牛宰羊 sha1 niu2 zai3 yang2
slaughter the cattle and butcher the sheep; to prepare a big feast (idiom)

杀气 殺氣 sha1 qi4
murderous spirit; aura of death; to vent one's anger

杀气腾腾 殺氣騰騰 sha1 qi4 teng2 teng2
ferocious; murderous-looking

杀青 殺青 sha1 qing1
to put the last hand to (a book, a film etc); to finalize; to kill-green (a step in the processing of tea leaves)

杀球 殺球 sha1 qiu2
to spike the ball (volleyball etc); to smash (tennis etc)

杀人 殺人 sha1 ren2
homicide; to murder; to kill (a person)

杀人案 殺人案 sha1 ren2 an4
murder case; homicide case

杀人案件 殺人案件 sha1 ren2 an4 jian4
(case of, incident of) murder

杀人不过头点地 殺人不過頭點地 sha1 ren2 bu4 guo4 tou2 dian3 di4
It's all exaggeration, you don't need to take it seriously; a fuss about nothing; nothing to write home about

杀人不眨眼 殺人不眨眼 sha1 ren2 bu4 zha3 yan3
to murder without blinking an eye (idiom); ruthless; cold-blooded

杀人犯 殺人犯 sha1 ren2 fan4
murderer; homicide

杀人放火 殺人放火 sha1 ren2 fang4 huo3
to kill and burn (idiom); murder and arson

杀人鲸 殺人鯨 sha1 ren2 jing1
killer whale (Orcinus orca)

杀人狂 殺人狂 sha1 ren2 kuang2
homicidal maniac

杀人如麻 殺人如麻 sha1 ren2 ru2 ma2
to kill people like scything flax (idiom); human life as grass; a politician acting with total disregard for the life of his countrymen

杀人未遂 殺人未遂 sha1 ren2 wei4 sui4
attempted murder

杀人越货 殺人越貨 sha1 ren2 yue4 huo4
to kill sb for his property (idiom); to murder for money

杀软 殺軟 sha1 ruan3
antivirus software; abbr. for 殺毒軟件|杀毒软件

杀伤 殺傷 sha1 shang1
to kill or injure

杀伤力 殺傷力 sha1 shang1 li4
destructive power; harmfulness

杀生 殺生 sha1 sheng1
to take the life of a living creature

杀手 殺手 sha1 shou3
killer; murderer; hit man; (sports) formidable player

杀手级应用 殺手級應用 sha1 shou3 ji2 ying4 yong4
killer application; killer app

杀手锏 殺手鐧 sha1 shou3 jian3
(fig.) trump card

杀熟 殺熟 sha1 shu2
to swindle associates, friends or relatives

杀鼠药 殺鼠藥 sha1 shu3 yao4
rat poison

杀死 殺死 sha1 si3
to kill

杀头 殺頭 sha1 tou2
to behead

杀一儆百 殺一儆百 sha1 yi1 jing3 bai3
lit. kill one to warn a hundred (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres

杀一警百 殺一警百 sha1 yi1 jing3 bai3
variant of 殺一儆百|杀一儆百

杀婴 殺嬰 sha1 ying1

杀真菌 殺真菌 sha1 zhen1 jun1
fungicidal; to have a fungicidal effect

杀真菌剂 殺真菌劑 sha1 zhen1 jun1 ji4

杀彘教子 殺彘教子 sha1 zhi4 jiao4 zi3
to kill a pig as a lesson to the children (idiom); parents must teach by example

杀猪宰羊 殺豬宰羊 sha1 zhu1 zai3 yang2
to kill the pigs and slaughter the sheep (idiom)

上阵杀敌 上陣殺敵 shang4 zhen4 sha1 di2
to go into battle; to strike at the enemy

射杀 射殺 she4 sha1
to shoot dead (with a gun, or bow and arrow)

生杀大权 生殺大權 sheng1 sha1 da4 quan2
life-and-death power; ultimate power

时间是把杀猪刀 時間是把殺豬刀 shi2 jian1 shi4 ba3 sha1 zhu1 dao1
lit. time is a butcher's knife; fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving; nothing gold can stay

嗜杀成性 嗜殺成性 shi4 sha1 cheng2 xing4

厮杀 廝殺 si1 sha1
to fight at close quarters; hand-to-hand

肃杀 肅殺 su4 sha1
austere; stern; harsh; somber and desolate (autumn or winter)

他杀 他殺 ta1 sha1
homicide (law)

天杀的 天殺的 tian1 sha1 de5
Goddam!; goddamn; wretched

投杀 投殺 tou2 sha1
(sports) (cricket) to bowl a batsman out

屠杀 屠殺 tu2 sha1
to massacre; massacre; bloodbath; carnage

屠杀者 屠殺者 tu2 sha1 zhe3
killer; butcher

畏罪自杀 畏罪自殺 wei4 zui4 zi4 sha1
to commit suicide to escape punishment

问客杀鸡 問客殺雞 wen4 ke4 sha1 ji1
lit. asking guests whether or not to butcher a chicken for them (idiom); fig. hypocritical show of affection (or hospitality)

误杀 誤殺 wu4 sha1
to mistakenly kill; manslaughter

卸磨杀驴 卸磨殺驢 xie4 mo4 sha1 lv2
lit. to kill the donkey when the grinding is done (idiom); to get rid of sb once he has ceased to be useful

凶杀 兇殺 xiong1 sha1
to murder; assassination

凶杀案 兇殺案 xiong1 sha1 an4
murder case

眼露杀气 眼露殺氣 yan3 lu4 sha1 qi4
to have a murderous look in one's eyes (idiom)

掩杀 掩殺 yan3 sha1
to make a surprise attack; to pounce on (an enemy)

一笔抹杀 一筆抹殺 yi1 bi3 mo3 sha1
to blot out at one stroke; to reject out of hand; to deny without a hearing

以眦睚杀人 以眥睚殺人 yi3 zi4 ya2 sha1 ren2
to kill sb for a trifle

缢杀 縊殺 yi4 sha1
to strangle to death

预谋杀人 預謀殺人 yu4 mou2 sha1 ren2
premeditated murder

宰杀 宰殺 zai3 sha1
to slaughter; to butcher; to put down

斩杀 斬殺 zhan3 sha1
to behead

折杀 折殺 zhe2 sha1
to not deserve (one's good fortune etc)

诛尽杀绝 誅盡殺絕 zhu1 jin4 sha1 jue2
to wipe out; to exterminate

诛杀 誅殺 zhu1 sha1
to kill; to murder

追杀 追殺 zhui1 sha1
to chase to kill

自杀 自殺 zi4 sha1
to kill oneself; to commit suicide; to attempt suicide

自杀式 自殺式 zi4 sha1 shi4
suicide (attack); suicidal

自杀式爆炸 自殺式爆炸 zi4 sha1 shi4 bao4 zha4
suicide bombing

自杀式炸弹 自殺式炸彈 zi4 sha1 shi4 zha4 dan4
a suicide bomb

自杀炸弹杀手 自殺炸彈殺手 zi4 sha1 zha4 dan4 sha1 shou3
suicide bomber

自相残杀 自相殘殺 zi4 xiang1 can2 sha1
to massacre one another (idiom); internecine strife