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English Definitionto go home to visit one's family
Simplified Script探亲
Traditional Script探親
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄢˋ ㄑㄧㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taam3can1
Part of Speech(动宾式) verb object
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
tànto explore; to search out; to scout; to visit; to stretch forward
qīnparent; one's own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss; (Internet slang) dear

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
探索tànsuǒto explore; to probe
探讨tàntǎoto investigate; to probe
探望tànwàngto visit; to call on somebody; to look around
探测tàncèto probe; to take readings; to explore; exploration
探险tànxiǎnto explore; to go on an expedition; adventure
Words With Same Tail Word    
相亲xiāngqīnblind date; arranged interview to evaluate a proposed marriage partner; to be deeply attached to each other
乡亲xiāngqīnfellow countryman (from the same village); local people; villager; the folks back home
单亲dānqīnsingle parent
令亲lìngqīnYour esteemed parent (honorific)
做亲zuòqīnto become related by marriage; to marry
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