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English Definitionto form; to take shape
Simplified Script形成
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄥˊ ㄔㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jing4sing4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xíngto appear; to look; form; shape
chéngto succeed; to finish; to complete; to accomplish; to become; to turn into; to be all right; OK!; one tenth; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
形势xíngshìcircumstances; situation; terrain
形式xíngshìouter appearance; form; shape; formality
形象xíngxiàngimage; form; figure; visualization; vivid
形容xíngróngto describe; description; appearance; look
形状xíngzhuàngform; shape
Words With Same Tail Word    
完成wánchéngto complete; to accomplish
变成biànchéngto change into; to turn into; to become
构成gòuchéngto constitute; to form; to compose; to make up; to configure (computing)
赞成zànchéngto approve; to endorse; (literary) to assist
达成dáchéngto reach (an agreement); to accomplish
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