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English Definitionsubject; branch of learning; course; academic discipline
Simplified Script学科
Traditional Script學科
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩㄝˊ ㄎㄜ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hok6fo1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
xuéto learn; to study; to imitate; science; -ology
branch of study; administrative section; division; field; branch; stage directions; family (taxonomy); rules; laws; to mete out (punishment); to levy (taxes etc); to fine somebody

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
学生xuéshengstudent; schoolchild
学习xuéxíto learn; to study
学院xuéyuàncollege; educational institute; school; faculty
学术xuéshùlearning; science; academic
Words With Same Tail Word    
内科nèikēinternal medicine; general medicine
外科wàikēsurgery (branch of medicine)
本科běnkēundergraduate course; undergraduate (attributive)
前科qiánkēcriminal record; previous convictions
专科zhuānkēspecialized subject; branch (of medicine); specialized training school
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