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English Definitionquota; number of places; place (in an institution, a group etc)
Simplified Script名额
Traditional Script名額
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄇㄧㄥˊ ㄜˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ming4ngaak6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
míngname; noun (part of speech); place (e.g. among winners); famous; measure word for people
éforehead; horizontal tablet or inscribed board; specified number or amount

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Words With Same Head Word    
名字míngziname (of a person or thing)
名胜míngshènga place famous for its scenery or historical relics; scenic spot
名单míngdānlist (of names)
名称míngchēngname (of a thing); name (of an organization)
Words With Same Tail Word    
总额zǒng'étotal (amount or value)
金额jīn'ésum of money; monetary value
定额dìng'éfixed amount; quota
超额chāo'éabove quota
数额shù'éamount; sum of money; fixed number
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