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English Definitionto assemble; to put together
Simplified Script拼凑
Traditional Script拼湊
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄧㄣ ㄘㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ping3cau3
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
Word Decomposition
pīnto piece together; to join together; to stake all; adventurous; at the risk of one's life; to spell
còuto gather together, pool or collect; to happen by chance; to move close to; to exploit an opportunity

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
拼命pīnmìngto do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
拼搏pīnbóto struggle; to wrestle
拼刺pīncìbayonet charge
拼力pīnlìto spare no efforts
拼合pīnhéto fit together; to put together
Words With Same Tail Word    
紧凑jǐncòucompact; terse; tight (schedule)
杂凑zácòuto put together various bits; to knock something together; hash (computing); see also 散列
七拼八凑qī pīn bā còuassembled at random; a motley collection
东拼西凑dōng pīn xī còuscrape together
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