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出发
Main
English Definitionto set off; to start (on a journey)
Simplified Script出发
Traditional Script出發
Pinyinchūfā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨ ㄈㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceot1faat3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
chūto go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; measure word for dramas, plays, operas, etc.
to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop; to make a bundle of money; measure word for gunshots (rounds)

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Words With Same Head Word    
出现chūxiànto appear; to arise; to emerge; to show up
出去chūqùto go out
出租车chūzū chētaxi; (Taiwan) rental car
出口chūkǒuan exit; to speak; to export; (of a ship) to leave port
出租汽车chūzū qìchētaxi; cab (PRC); hire car (Tw)
Words With Same Tail Word    
启发qǐfāto enlighten; to explain (a text etc); to stimulate (a mental attitude); enlightenment; revelation; motivation
沙发shāfāsofa (loanword); (Internet slang) the first reply or replier to a forum post
开发kāifāto exploit (a resource); to open up (for development); to develop
爆发bàofāto break out; to erupt; to explode; to burst out
蒸发zhēngfāto evaporate; evaporation
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