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巴士
Main
English Definitionbus (loanword); motor coach
Simplified Script巴士
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinbāshì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄚ ㄕˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)baa1si2
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
to long for; to wish; to cling to; to stick to; something that sticks; close to; next to; spread open; informal abbr. for bus 巴士; bar (unit of pressure); nominalizing suffix on certain nouns, such as 尾巴, tail; Ba state during Zhou dynasty (in east of modern Sichuan); abbr. for east Sichuan or Chongqing; (Chinese surname); abbr. for Palestine or Palestinian; abbr. for Pakistan
shìmember of the senior ministerial class (old); scholar (old); bachelor; honorific; soldier; noncommissioned officer; specialist worker; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
巴结bājieto fawn on; to curry favor with; to make up to
巴不得bā bùdé(coll.) to be eager for; to long for; to look forward to
巴西bāxīBrazil
巴黎bālíParis, capital of France
巴斯bāsīBath city in southwest England
Words With Same Tail Word    
女士nǚshìlady; madam; Miss; Ms
战士zhànshìfighter; soldier; warrior
人士rénshìperson; figure; public figure
博士bóshìdoctor; court academician (in imperial China); Ph.D.
烈士lièshìmartyr
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