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English Definitionto exist; to be; existence
Simplified Script存在
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄨㄣˊ ㄗㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cyun4zoi6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
cúnto exist; to deposit; to store; to keep; to survive
zài(located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing something; (indicating an action in progress)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
存款cúnkuǎnto deposit money (in a bank etc); bank savings; bank deposit
存放cúnfàngto deposit; to leave in somebody's care
存货cúnhuòstock; inventory (of material)
存储cúnchǔto store up; to stockpile; (computer) to save; to store; memory; storage
存亡cúnwángto live or die; to exist or perish
Words With Same Tail Word    
现在xiànzàinow; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays
正在zhèngzàijust at (that time); right in (that place); right in the middle of (doing something)
实在shízàireally; actually; indeed; true; real; honest; dependable; (philosophy) reality
所在suǒzàiplace; location; whereabouts; domicile; to be located; to belong to (organization etc)
好在hǎozàiluckily; fortunately
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