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公开
Main
English Definitionpublic; to publish; to make public
Simplified Script公开
Traditional Script公開
Pinyingōngkāi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥ ㄎㄞ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1hoi1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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)
kāito open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc); to operate (a vehicle); carat (gold); abbr. for Kelvin, 开尔文; abbr. for 开本, book format; ; (to hold (meeting, exhibition, etc.)

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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    
离开líkāito depart; to leave
召开zhàokāito convene (a conference or meeting); to convoke; to call together
展开zhǎnkāito unfold; to carry out; to be in full swing; to launch
分开fēnkāito separate; to part
睁开zhēngkāito open (one's eyes)
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