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English Definitionto train; to breed
Simplified Script培育
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄟˊ ㄩˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pui4juk6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
péito bank up with earth; to cultivate (lit. or fig.); to train (people)
to have children; to raise or bring up; to educate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
培养péiyǎngto cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
培训péixùnto cultivate; to train; to groom; training
培植péizhíto cultivate; to train; cultivation; training
培亚péiyàPraia, capital of Cape Verde (Tw)
培修péixiūto repair earthworks
Words With Same Tail Word    
教育jiàoyùto educate; to teach; education
体育tǐyùsports; physical education
发育fāyùto develop; to mature; growth; development; (sexually) mature
抚育fǔyùto nurture; to raise; to foster; to tend
孕育yùnyùto be pregnant; to produce offspring; to nurture (a development, school of thought, artwork etc); fig. replete with (culture etc)
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