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English DefinitionTaiyuan prefecture level city and capital of Shanxi province 山西省 in central north China
Simplified Script太原
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄞˋ ㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taai3jyun4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Word Decomposition
tàihighest; greatest; too (much); very; extremely; (of generations) great-grand
yuánformer; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source; Hara (Japanese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
太阳tàiyangsun; abbr. for 太阳穴
太太tàitaimarried woman; Mrs.; Madam; wife
太空tàikōngouter space
太平tàipíngpeace and security; place name
太极拳tàijí quánshadowboxing or Taiji, T'aichi or T'aichichuan; traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation; a martial art
Words With Same Tail Word    
草原cǎoyuángrassland; prairie
平原píngyuánfield; plain
中原zhōngyuánCentral Plain, the middle and lower regions of the Yellow river, including Henan, western Shandong, southern Shanxi and Hebei
复原fùyuánto restore (something) to (its) former condition; to recover from illness; recovery
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