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English Definitioninitial; starting (point)
Simplified Script初始
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨ ㄕˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)co1ci2
Word Decomposition
chūat first; (at the) beginning; first; junior; basic
shǐto begin; to start; then; only then

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Words With Same Head Word    
初步chūbùinitial; preliminary; tentative
初级chūjíjunior; primary; entry level
初期chūqīinitial stage; beginning period
初中chūzhōngjunior high school; abbr. for 初级中学
初见chūjiànat first sight
Words With Same Tail Word    
开始kāishǐto begin; beginning; to start; initial
原始yuánshǐfirst; original; primitive; original (document etc)
伊始yīshǐoutset; beginning
创始chuàngshǐto initiate; to found
倡始chàngshǐto initiate
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