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English Definitionto plan; to intend; to calculate; plan; intention; calculation
Simplified Script打算
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄚˇ ㄙㄨㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daa2syun3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (助动) auxiliary verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic,Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from
suànto regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute

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Words With Same Head Word    
打电话dǎ diànhuàto make a telephone call
打扮dǎbanto decorate; to dress; to make up; to adorn; manner of dressing; style of dress
打扰dǎrǎoto disturb; to bother; to trouble
打针dǎzhēnto give or have an injection
打篮球dǎ lánqiúto play basketball
Words With Same Tail Word    
计算jìsuànto count; to calculate; to compute
合算hésuànworthwhile; to be a good deal; to be a bargain; to reckon up; to calculate
总算zǒngsuànat long last; finally; on the whole
结算jiésuànto settle a bill; to close an account
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