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English Definitionto describe; description; appearance; look
Simplified Script形容
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄥˊ ㄖㄨㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jing4jung4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xíngto appear; to look; form; shape
róngto hold; to contain; to allow; to tolerate; appearance; look; countenance; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
形成xíngchéngto form; to take shape
形势xíngshìcircumstances; situation; terrain
形式xíngshìouter appearance; form; shape; formality
形象xíngxiàngimage; form; figure; visualization; vivid
形状xíngzhuàngform; shape
Words With Same Tail Word    
内容nèiróngcontent; substance; details
笑容xiàoróngsmile; smiling expression
不容bùróngmust not; cannot; to not allow; cannot tolerate
阵容zhènróngtroop arrangement; battle formation; line-up (of a sports team etc)
纵容zòngróngto indulge; to connive at
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