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English Definitionto ask; to invite; please (do something); to treat (to a meal etc); to request
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Pinyinqǐng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄑㄧㄥˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceng2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
请问qǐngwènExcuse me, may I ask...?
请假qǐngjiàto request leave of absence
请求qǐngqiúto request; to ask; request
请客qǐngkèto give a dinner party; to entertain guests; to invite to dinner
请教qǐngjiàoto ask for guidance; to consult
Words With Same Tail Word    
邀请yāoqǐngto invite; invitation
申请shēnqǐngto apply for something; application (form etc)
聘请pìnqǐngto engage; to hire (a lawyer etc)
宴请yànqǐngto entertain (for dinner); to invite to dinner
提请tíqǐngto propose
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