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English Definitionto initiate; to start; to found
Simplified Script开创
Traditional Script開創
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄞ ㄔㄨㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hoi1cong3
Word Decomposition
kāito open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc); to operate (a vehicle); carat (gold); abbr. for Kelvin, 开尔文; abbr. for 开本, book format; ; (to hold (meeting, exhibition, etc.)
chuàngto begin; to initiate; to inaugurate; to start; to create

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
开始kāishǐto begin; beginning; to start; initial
开学kāixuéfoundation of a University or College; school opening; the start of a new term
开玩笑kāi wánxiàoto play a joke; to make fun of; to joke
开展kāizhǎnto launch; to develop; to unfold; (of an exhibition etc) to open
开放kāifàngto bloom; to open; to be open (to the public); to open up (to the outside); to be open-minded; unrestrained by convention; unconstrained in one's sexuality
Words With Same Tail Word    
独创dúchuàngoriginal; creativity; original creation
首创shǒuchuàngto create; original creation; to be the first to do something
初创chūchuàngstartup (company, phase etc); newly established; in the early stages
原创yuánchuàngoriginality; creativity; innovation
自创zìchuàngto create; to come up with (an idea etc)
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