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交代
Main
English Definitionto hand over; to explain; to make clear; to brief (somebody); to account for; to justify oneself; to confess; to finish (colloquial)
Simplified Script交代
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinjiāodài
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄠ ㄉㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaau1doi6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jiāoto hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
交流jiāoliúto exchange; exchange; communication; interaction; to have social contact (with somebody)
交通jiāotōngto be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison
交换jiāohuànto exchange; to swap; to switch (telecom); commutative (math); to commute
交际jiāojìcommunication; social intercourse
交易jiāoyì(business) transaction; business deal
Words With Same Tail Word    
现代xiàndàimodern times; modern age; modern era; Hyundai, South Korean company
时代shídàiage; era; epoch; period (in one's life); Time, US weekly news magazine
年代niándàia decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period
古代gǔdàiancient times; olden times
后代hòudàiposterity; later periods; later ages; later generations
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