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English Definitionhabitually (in the past); as one used to do formerly; as it used to be
Simplified Script往常
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄤˇ ㄔㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)wong5soeng4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
wǎngto go (in a direction); to; towards; (of a train) bound for; past; previous
chángalways; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
往往wǎngwǎngoften; frequently
往来wǎngláidealings; contacts; to go back and forth
往返wǎngfǎnto go back and forth; to go to and fro; round trip
往事wǎngshìpast events; former happenings
往年wǎngniánin former years; in previous years
Words With Same Tail Word    
非常fēichángvery; very much; unusual; extraordinary
经常jīngchángfrequently; constantly; regularly; often; day-to-day; everyday; daily
常常chángchángfrequently; usually; often
正常zhèngchángregular; normal; ordinary
异常yìchángexceptional; abnormal; an anomaly
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