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English Definitionto detect; to investigate
Simplified Script侦查
Traditional Script偵查
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄣ ㄔㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing1caa4
Word Decomposition
zhēnto scout; to spy; to detect
cháto research; to check; to investigate; to examine; to refer to; to look up (e.g. a word in a dictionary)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
侦探zhēntàndetective; to do detective work
侦察zhēncháto investigate a crime; to scout; to reconnoiter; reconnaissance; detection; a scout
侦破zhēnpòto investigate (as detective); to solve (crime); to uncover (a plot); to sniff out; to break in and analyze; detective work; to scout
侦测zhēncèto detect; to sense
侦缉zhēnjīto track down; to investigate and arrest
Words With Same Tail Word    
检查jiǎncháinspection; to examine; to inspect
调查diàocháinvestigation; inquiry; to investigate; to survey; survey; (opinion) poll
审查shěncháto examine; to investigate; to censor out; censorship
追查zhuīcháto investigate; to track down (information)
普查pǔchácensus; general survey; general investigation; reconnaissance survey
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