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English Definitionin common; universal
Simplified Script共通
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨㄥˋ ㄊㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung6tung1
Word Decomposition
gòngcommon; general; to share; together; total; altogether; abbr. for 共产党, Communist party
tōngto go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.

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Words With Same Head Word    
共同gòngtóngcommon; joint; jointly; together; collaborative
共和国gònghé guórepublic
共产党gòngchǎn dǎngCommunist Party
共鸣gòngmíngresonance (physics); sympathetic response to something
共青团gòng qīng tuánthe Communist Youth League, abbr. for 共产主义青年团
Words With Same Tail Word    
交通jiāotōngto be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison
普通pǔtōngcommon; ordinary; general; average
沟通gōutōngto join; to connect; to link up; to communicate
流通liútōngto circulate; to distribute; circulation; distribution
畅通chàngtōngunimpeded; free-flowing; straight path; unclogged; move without obstruction
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