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东北
Main
English Definitionnortheast; Northeast China; Manchuria
Simplified Script东北
Traditional Script東北
Pinyindōngběi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄨㄥ ㄅㄟˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dung1bak1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
dōngeast; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord; (Chinese surname)
běinorth; to be defeated (classical)

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Words With Same Head Word    
东西dōngxithing; stuff; person
东南dōngnánsoutheast
东方dōngfāngeast; the East; the Orient; (Chinese surname)
东部dōngbùthe east; eastern part
东面dōngmiàneast side (of something)
Words With Same Tail Word    
西北xīběinorthwest; Northwest China (Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang)
台北táiběiTaibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan
台北táiběi
河北héběiHebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
湖北húběiHubei Province (Hupeh) in central China, abbr. , capital Wuhan 武汉
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