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引起
Main
English Definitionto give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
Simplified Script引起
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyǐnqǐ
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
yínqǐ
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄣˇ ㄑㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jan5hei2
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yǐnto draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch something; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
引导yǐndǎoto guide; to lead (around); to conduct; to boot; introduction; primer
引进yǐnjìnto recommend; to introduce (from outside)
引发yǐnfāto lead to; to trigger; to initiate; to cause; to evoke (emotions)
引入yǐnrùto draw into; to pull into; to introduce
引擎yǐnqíngengine (loanword)
Words With Same Tail Word    
一起yīqǐin the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
对不起duì bù qǐunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
从…起cóng … qǐstarting from …
兴起xīngqǐto rise; to spring up; to burgeon; to be aroused; to come into vogue
发起fāqǐto originate; to initiate; to launch (an attack, an initiative etc); to start; to propose something (for the first time)
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