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English Definitionconductor (music)
Simplified Script指挥家
Traditional Script指揮家
Pinyinzhǐhuī jiā
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓˇ ㄏㄨㄟ ㄐㄧㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi2fai1 gaa1
Word Decomposition
指挥zhǐhuīto conduct; to command; to direct; conductor (of an orchestra)
jiāhome; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle etc); measure word for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
指挥官zhǐhuī guāncommander
指挥棒zhǐhuī bàngbaton
指挥者zhǐhuī zhěconductor; director
指挥所zhǐhuī suǒcommand post
指挥部zhǐhuī bùheadquarters
Words With Same Tail Word    
国家guójiācountry; nation; state
大家dàjiāeveryone; influential family; great expert
专家zhuānjiāexpert; specialist
文学家wénxué jiāwriter; man of letters
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