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文明
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English Definitioncivilized; civilization; culture
Simplified Script文明
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinwénmíng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄣˊ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)man4ming4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
wénlanguage; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle; (old) measure word for coins; Kangxi radical 67; (Chinese surname)
míngbright; opposite: dark ; (of meaning) clear; to understand; next; public or open; wise; generic term for a sacrifice to the gods; Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); (Chinese surname); Ming (c. 2000 BC), fourth of the legendary Flame Emperors, 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God

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Words With Same Head Word    
文化wénhuàculture; civilization; cultural
文章wénzhāngarticle; essay; literary works; writings; hidden meaning
文学wénxuéliterature
文艺wényìliterature and art
文学家wénxué jiāwriter; man of letters
Words With Same Tail Word    
说明shuōmíngto explain; to illustrate; to indicate; to show; to prove; explanation; directions; caption
表明biǎomíngto make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known
证明zhèngmíngproof; certificate; identification; testimonial; to prove; to testify; to confirm the truth of
光明guāngmínglight; radiance; (fig.) bright (prospects etc); openhearted
发明fāmíngto invent; an invention
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