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下巴
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English Definitionchin
Simplified Script下巴
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinxiàba
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄚˋ ㄅㄚ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)haa6baa1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xiàdown; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)
to long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; something that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail; Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan); abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian; abbr. for Pakistan

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Words With Same Head Word    
下午xiàwǔafternoon; p.m.
下去xiàqùto go down; to descend; to go on; to continue; (of a servant) to withdraw
下课xiàkèto finish class; to get out of class
下雨xiàyǔto rain
下班xiàbānto finish work; to get off work
Words With Same Tail Word    
尾巴wěibatail; colloquial pr. [yi3 ba5]
哑巴yǎbamute; muted; a dumb person; to be dumb
嘴巴zuǐbamouth; slap in the face
敛巴liǎnba(dialect) to gather (something)
眨巴zhǎbato blink; to wink
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