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English Definition(located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing something; (indicating an action in progress)
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄗㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoi6
Part of Speech(动) verb, (介) preposition, (副) adverb
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic,Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
在座zàizuòto be present
在于zàiyúto be in; to lie in; to consist in; to depend on; to rest with
在乎zàihuto care about; equivalent of 在于
在意zàiyìto care about; to mind
在世zàishìto be alive
Words With Same Tail Word    
现在xiànzàinow; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays
正在zhèngzàijust at (that time); right in (that place); right in the middle of (doing something)
存在cúnzàito exist; to be; existence
实在shízàireally; actually; indeed; true; real; honest; dependable; (philosophy) reality
所在suǒzàiplace; location; whereabouts; domicile; to be located; to belong to (organization etc)
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