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English Definitionto approach; to get close to; to sneak up on; near to
Simplified Script挨近
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄞ ㄐㄧㄣˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aai1gan6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
āiin order; in sequence; close to; adjacent to; to lean against
jìnnear; close to; approximately

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
挨个āigèone by one; in turn
挨家āijiāfrom house to house, one by one
挨户āihùfrom house to house, one by one
挨擦āicāto press against; to nuzzle up to
挨次āicìin sequence; in the proper order; one by one; in turn
Words With Same Tail Word    
最近zuìjìnrecent; recently; these days; latest; soon; nearest (of locations); shortest (of routes)
附近fùjìn(in the) vicinity; nearby; neighboring; next to
接近jiējìnto approach; to get close to
靠近kàojìnnear; to approach
临近línjìnclose to; approaching
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