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Pinyinkāiduān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄞ ㄉㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hoi1dyun1
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.)
duānend; extremity; item; port; to hold something level with both hands; to carry; regular

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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    
极端jíduānextreme
尖端jiānduānsharp pointed end; the tip; the cusp; tip-top; most advanced and sophisticated; highest peak; the best
争端zhēngduāndispute; controversy; conflict
终端zhōngduānend; terminal
弊端bìduānmalpractice; abuse; corrupt practice
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