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公元
Main
English DefinitionCE (Common Era); Christian Era; AD (Anno Domini)
Simplified Script公元
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyingōngyuán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥ ㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1jyun4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
gōngpublic; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; maternal gradfather; male (animal)
yuáncurrency unit (esp. Chinese yuan); first; original; primary; fundamental; constituent; part; era (of a reign); (math.) argument; variable; (Tw) (geology) eon; (Chinese surname); the Yuan or Mongol dynasty (1279-1368)

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Words With Same Head Word    
公司gōngsī(business) company; company; firm; corporation; incorporated
公里gōnglǐkilometer
公斤gōngjīnkilogram (kg)
公园gōngyuánpark (for public recreation)
公共汽车gōnggòng qìchēbus
Words With Same Tail Word    
美元měiyuánAmerican dollar; US dollar
日元rìyuánJapanese yen (unit of currency); also written 日圆
单元dānyuánunit (forming an entity); element; (in a residential building) entrance or staircase
多元duōyuánpoly-; multi-; multi-element; multivariant; multivariate (math.)
状元zhuàngyuántop scorer in the palace examination (highest rank of the Imperial examination system); see 榜眼 and 探花; top scorer in college entrance examination 高考; (fig.) the most brilliantly talented person in the field; leading light
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