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光明
Main
English Definitionlight; radiance; (fig.) bright (prospects etc); openhearted
Simplified Script光明
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinguāngmíng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄤ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwong1ming4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
guānglight; ray; bright; shiny; glossy; smooth; only; merely; to use up
míngbright; opposite: dark ; (of meaning) clear; to understand; next; public or open; wise; generic term for a sacrifice to the gods; Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); (Chinese surname); Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God

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Words With Same Head Word    
光荣guāngrónghonor and glory; glorious
光辉guānghuīradiance; glory; brilliant; magnificent
光线guāngxiànlight ray; light; illumination; lighting (for a photograph)
光临guānglín(formal) to honor with one's presence; to attend
光亮guāngliàngbright
Words With Same Tail Word    
说明shuōmíngto explain; to illustrate; to indicate; to show; to prove; explanation; directions; caption
文明wénmíngcivilized; civilization; culture
表明biǎomíngto make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known
证明zhèngmíngproof; certificate; identification; testimonial; to prove; to testify; to confirm the truth of
发明fāmíngto invent; an invention
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