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English Definitionto exchange; to swap; to switch (telecom); commutative (math); to commute
Traditional Script交換
Simplified Script交换
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄠ ㄏㄨㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaau1wun6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jiāoto hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
huànto exchange; to change (clothes etc); to substitute; to switch; to convert (currency)

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
交際jiāojìcommunication; social intercourse
交易jiāoyì(business) transaction; business deal
交談jiāotánto discuss; to converse; chat; discussion
Words With Same Tail Word    
轉換zhuǎnhuànto change; to switch; to convert; to transform
兌換duìhuànto convert; to exchange
更換gēnghuànto replace (a worn-out tire etc); to change (one's address etc)
替換tìhuànto exchange; to replace; to substitute for; to switch
調換diàohuànto exchange; to change places; to swap
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