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基本
Main
English Definitionbasic; fundamental; main; elementary
Simplified Script基本
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinjīběn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄅㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1bun2
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
base; foundation; basic; radical (chemistry); (slang) gay
běnroots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; measure word for books, periodicals, files, etc.; originally

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
基础jīchǔbase; foundation; basis; underlying
基地jīdìbase (of operations); industrial or military base; al-Qaeda
基层jīcéngbasic level; grass-roots unit; basement layer
基金jījīnfund
基督教jīdū jiàoChristianity; Christian
Words With Same Tail Word    
课本kèběntextbook
根本gēnběnfundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all
资本zīběncapital (economics)
成本chéngběn(manufacturing, production etc) costs
书本shūběnbook
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