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子弟
Main
English Definitionchild; the younger generation
Simplified Script子弟
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzǐdì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗˇ ㄉㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi2dai6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)
younger brother; junior male; I (modest word in letter)

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Words With Same Head Word    
子弹zǐdànbullet
子孙zǐsūnoffspring; posterity
子女zǐnǚchildren; sons and daughters
子丑zǐchǒufirst two of the twelve earthly branches 十二地支; by ext., the earthly branches
子京zǐjīngsee 紫荆
Words With Same Tail Word    
兄弟xiōngdìbrothers; younger brother; I, me (humble term used by men in public speech); brotherly; fraternal
徒弟túdìapprentice; disciple
表弟biǎodìyounger male cousin via female line
仁弟réndì(honorific written address to younger man) My dear young friend
令弟lìngdìhonorable little brother
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