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后代
Main
English Definitionposterity; later periods; later ages; later generations
Simplified Script后代
Traditional Script後代
Pinyinhòudài
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄡˋ ㄉㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hau6doi6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
hòuback; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon

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Words With Same Head Word    
后悔hòuhuǐto regret; to repent
后来hòuláiafterwards; later
后天hòutiānthe day after tomorrow; post-natal; acquired (not innate); a posteriori
后年hòuniánthe year after next
后面hòumianrear; back; behind; later; afterwards
Words With Same Tail Word    
现代xiàndàimodern times; modern age; modern era; Hyundai, South Korean company
时代shídàiage; era; epoch; period (in one's life); Time, US weekly news magazine
年代niándàia decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period
古代gǔdàiancient times; olden times
交代jiāodàito hand over; to explain; to make clear; to brief (somebody); to account for; to justify oneself; to confess; to finish (colloquial)
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