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台阶
Main
English Definitionsteps; flight of steps; step (over obstacle); fig. way out of an embarrassing situation; bench (geology)
Simplified Script台阶
Traditional Script台階
Pinyintáijiē
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄞˊ ㄐㄧㄝ
Cantonese (Jyutping)toi4gaai1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
tái(classical) you (in letters); variant of ; Taiwan (abbr.); (Chinese surname)
jiērank or step; stairs

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Words With Same Head Word    
台湾táiwānTaiwan
台独táidúTaiwan Independence (movement); abbr. for 台湾独立运动
台海táihǎiabbr. for 台湾海峡, Taiwan strait
台北táiběiTaibei or Taipei, capital of Taiwan
台商táishāngTaiwanese businessman; Taiwanese company
Words With Same Tail Word    
二阶èrjiēsecond order; quadratic (math.)
低阶dījiēlow level
官阶guānjiēofficial rank
石阶shíjiēstone step
进阶jìnjiēadvanced
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