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English Definitionto imagine; to fancy
Simplified Script想象
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄤˇ ㄒㄧㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)soeng2zoeng6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
xiǎngto think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss (feel wistful about the absence of somebody or something)
xiàngelephant; shape; form; appearance; to imitate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
想念xiǎngniànto miss; to remember with longing; to long to see again
想法xiǎngfǎway of thinking; opinion; notion; to think of a way (to do something)
想到xiǎngdàoto think of; to call to mind; to anticipate
想像xiǎngxiàngto imagine; to conceive of; to visualize; imagination
想开xiǎngkāito get over (a shock, bereavement etc); to avoid dwelling on unpleasant things; to accept the situation and move on
Words With Same Tail Word    
现象xiànxiàngappearance; phenomenon
形象xíngxiàngimage; form; figure; visualization; vivid
对象duìxiàngtarget; object; partner; boyfriend; girlfriend
气象qìxiàngmeteorological feature; meteorology; atmosphere; ambience; scene
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