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探亲
Main
English Definitionto go home to visit one's family
Simplified Script探亲
Traditional Script探親
Pinyintànqīn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
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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