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English Definitionto speak; to say
Simplified Script口称
Traditional Script口稱
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄡˇ ㄔㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau2cing1
Word Decomposition
kǒumouth; measure word for things with mouths (people, domestic animals, cannons, wells etc); measure word for bites or mouthfuls
chēngto weigh; to state; to name; name; appellation; to praise

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Words With Same Head Word    
口语kǒuyǔcolloquial speech; spoken language; vernacular language; slander; gossip
口号kǒuhàoslogan; catchphrase
口袋kǒudàipocket; bag; sack
口气kǒuqìtone of voice; the way one speaks; manner of expression; tone
口头kǒutóuoral; verbal
Words With Same Tail Word    
宣称xuānchēngto assert; to claim
名称míngchēngname (of a thing); name (of an organization)
简称jiǎnchēngto be abbreviated to; abbreviation; short form
声称shēngchēngto claim; to state; to proclaim; to assert
职称zhíchēngone's professional position; title; job title
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