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English Definitionbutton or key (on a device); keystroke; to press a button
Simplified Script按键
Traditional Script按鍵
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄢˋ ㄐㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)on3gin6
Measure Words
Word Decomposition
ànto press; to push; to leave aside or shelve; to control; to restrain; to keep one's hand on; to check or refer to; according to; in the light of; (of an editor or author) to make a comment
jiànkey (on a piano or computer keyboard); button (on a mouse or other device); chemical bond; linchpin

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Words With Same Head Word    
按照ànzhàoaccording to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of
按时ànshíon time; before deadline; on schedule
按摩ànmómassage; to massage
按劳分配àn láo fēnpèidistribution according to work
按下ànxiàto press down; to press a button
Words With Same Tail Word    
关键guānjiàncrucial point; crux; key; crucial; pivotal
三键sānjiàntriple bond (chemistry); triple link
价键jiàjiànvalence bond (chemistry)
单键dānjiànsingle bond (chemistry)
氢键qīngjiànhydrogen bond
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