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English Definitionbasically; on the whole
Simplified Script基本上
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinjīběn shang
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄅㄣˇ ㄕㄤ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1bun2 soeng6
Part of Speech(连) conjunction, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
基本jīběnbasic; fundamental; main; elementary
shàngon top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); superior; regarding

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Words With Same Head Word    
基本功jīběn gōngbasic skills; fundamentals
基本法jīběn fǎBasic Law
基本点jīběn diǎnbasis point (finance), abbr. to 基点
基本性jīběn xìngfundamentality
基本面jīběn miànbasic aspect
Words With Same Tail Word    
晚上wǎnshangevening; night; in the evening
路上lùshangon the road; on a journey; road surface
早上zǎoshangearly morning
地上dìshangon the ground; on the floor
戴上dàishangto put on (hat etc)
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