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English Definitionto listen (to); to listen (in)
Simplified Script收听
Traditional Script收聽
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄡ ㄊㄧㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sau1teng1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
shōuto receive; to accept; to collect; to put away; to restrain; to stop; in care of (used on address line after name)
tīng(literary pronunciation, still advocated in Taiwan) to rule; to sentence; to allow

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
收拾shōushito put in order; to tidy up; to pack; to repair; (coll.) to sort somebody out; to fix somebody
收入shōurùto take in; income; revenue
收获shōuhuòto harvest; to reap; to gain; crop; harvest; profit; gain; bonus; reward
收音机shōuyīn jīradio
收集shōujíto gather; to collect
Words With Same Tail Word    
好听hǎotīngpleasant to hear
旁听pángtīngto visit (a meeting, class, trial etc)
倾听qīngtīngto listen attentively
窃听qiètīngto eavesdrop; to wiretap
监听jiāntīngto monitor; to listen in; to eavesdrop
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