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English Definitionto establish; to set up; to found
Simplified Script建立
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄌㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gin3laap6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jiànto establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct
to stand; to set up; to establish; to lay down; to draw up; at once; immediately; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
建设jiànshèto build; to construct; construction; constructive
建议jiànyìto propose; to suggest; to recommend; proposal; suggestion; recommendation
建筑jiànzhùto construct; building
建造jiànzàoto construct; to build
建交jiànjiāoto establish diplomatic relations
Words With Same Tail Word    
成立chénglìto establish; to set up; to be tenable; to hold water
独立dúlìindependent; independence; to stand alone
孤立gūlìisolate; isolated
创立chuànglìto establish; to set up; to found
对立duìlìto oppose; to set something against; to be antagonistic to; antithetical; relative opposite; opposing; diametrical
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