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Main
English Definitiongovernment official; governmental; official; public; organ of the body; (Chinese surname)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinguān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gun1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced

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Words With Same Head Word    
官员guānyuánofficial (in an organization or government); administrator
官方guānfānggovernment; official (approved or issued by an authority)
官僚主义guānliáo zhǔyìbureaucracy
官司guānsilawsuit
官僚guānliáobureaucrat; bureaucracy; bureaucratic
Words With Same Tail Word    
军官jūnguānofficer (military)
器官qìguānorgan (part of body tissue); apparatus
法官fǎguānjudge
教官jiàoguānmilitary instructor
长官zhǎngguānsenior official; senior officer; commanding officer; sir (term of address for senior officer)
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