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PinYin yī mìng wū hū    Simplified 一命呜呼    Traditional 一命嗚呼
  1. to die (idiom)
  2. to breathe one's last
  3. to give up the ghost

Chinese meanings
  1. yī mìng wūhū
    指死(含诙谐意)。

Chinese meanings
  1. yī mìng wū hū
    【近义】与世长辞、命赴黄泉、葬玉埋香
    【反义】长命百岁
    【释义】呜呼:叹词,古代祭文末多有此词,后即以此为死亡的代称。指人死亡。
    【用例】汤峻岩说:“杀两个叫花子开张!这两个叫花子就是这样~了。(毛泽东《湖南农民运动考察报告》)

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