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English Definitionto freeze; to solidify; to congeal; fig. with rapt attention
Simplified Script凝固
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄧㄥˊ ㄍㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jing4gu3
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
níngto congeal; to concentrate attention; to stare
hard; strong; solid; sure; assuredly; undoubtedly; of course; indeed; admittedly

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
凝结níngjiéto condense; to solidify; to coagulate; clot (of blood)
凝视níngshìto gaze at; to fix one's eyes on
凝聚níngjùto condense; to coagulate; coacervation (i.e. form tiny droplets); aggregation; coherent
凝冰níngbīngto freeze
凝块níngkuàiclot; blood clot
Words With Same Tail Word    
巩固gǒnggùto consolidate; consolidation; to strengthen
坚固jiāngùfirm; firmly; hard; stable
牢固láogùfirm; secure
顽固wángùstubborn; obstinate
根深蒂固gēn shēn dì gùdeep-rooted (problem etc)
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