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English Definitionat the same time; simultaneously
Simplified Script同时
Traditional Script同時
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨㄥˊ ㄕˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tung4si4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
tónglike; same; similar; together; alike; with
shío'clock; time; when; hour; season; period; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
同志tóngzhìcomrade; (slang) homosexual
同意tóngyìto agree; to consent; to approve
同学tóngxuéto study at the same school; fellow student; classmate
同样tóngyàngsame; equal; equivalent
同情tóngqíngto sympathize with; sympathy
Words With Same Tail Word    
当时dāngshíthen; at that time; while
及时jíshíin time; promptly; without delay; timely
临时línshías the time draws near; at the last moment; temporary; interim; ad hoc
暂时zànshítemporary; provisional; for the time being
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