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English Definitionability; competence
Simplified Script才干
Traditional Script才幹
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄞˊ ㄍㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)coi4gon3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
cáiability; talent; somebody of a certain type; a capable individual; only; only then; just now
gàntree trunk; main part of something; to manage; to work; to do; capable; cadre; to kill (slang); to fuck (vulgar)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
才能cáinéngtalent; ability; capacity
才智cáizhìability and wisdom
才不cáibùby no means; definitely not; as if!; yeah right!
才分cáifènability; talent; gift
才女cáinǚtalented girl
Words With Same Tail Word    
能干nénggàncapable; competent
骨干gǔgàndiaphysis (long segment of a bone); fig. backbone
树干shùgàntree trunk
罗干luógànLuo Gan
苦干kǔgànto work hard
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