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English Definitioneven; even if; even though; no matter how
Simplified Script哪怕
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄋㄚˇ ㄆㄚˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)naa5paa3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
how; which
to be afraid; to fear; to dread; to be unable to endure; perhaps; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
哪儿nǎrwhere?; wherever; anywhere
哪些nǎxiēwhich ones?; who?; what?
哪个nǎgewhich; who
哪像nǎxiàngunlike; in contrast to
哪知nǎzhīwho would have imagined?; unexpectedly
Words With Same Tail Word    
恐怕kǒngpàfear; to dread; I'm afraid that...; perhaps; maybe
害怕hàipàto be afraid; to be scared
可怕kěpàawful; dreadful; fearful; formidable; frightful; scary; hideous; horrible; terrible; terribly
生怕shēngpàto fear; afraid; extremely nervous; for fear that; to avoid; so as not to
不怕bùpàfearless; not worried (by setbacks or difficulties); even if; even though
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