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公民
Main
English Definitioncitizen
Simplified Script公民
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyingōngmín
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥ ㄇㄧㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1man4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
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)
mínthe people; nationality; citizen; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

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    
人民rénmínthe people
农民nóngmínpeasant; farmer
居民jūmínresident; inhabitant
渔民yúmínfisherman; fisher folk
移民yímínto immigrate; to migrate; emigrant; immigrant
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