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English Definitionundiscovered traitor; enemy within one's own ranks
Simplified Script内奸
Traditional Script內奸
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄟˋ ㄐㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)noi6gaan1
Word Decomposition
nèiinside; inner; internal; within; interior
jiānwicked; crafty; traitor; variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
内容nèiróngcontent; substance; details
内部nèibùinterior; inside (part, section); internal
内科nèikēinternal medicine; general medicine
内阁nèigé(government) cabinet
内战nèizhàncivil war
Words With Same Tail Word    
汉奸hànjiāntraitor (to China)
藏奸cángjiānto harbor evil intentions
锄奸chújiānto weed out the traitors
姑息养奸gūxī yǎng jiānto tolerate is to nurture an evildoer (idiom); spare the rod and spoil the child
朋比为奸péng bǐ wéi jiānto conspire; to gang up
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