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English Definitionspring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life; (Chinese surname)
See alsochūn old variant of (from traditional character )
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔㄨㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceon1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
春天chūntiānspring (season)
春节chūnjiéSpring Festival (Chinese New Year)
春假chūnjiàspring break
春耕chūngēngto plow a field in the spring
Words With Same Tail Word    
青春qīngchūnyouth; youthfulness
长春chángchūnChangchun subprovincial city and capital of Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
三春sānchūnthe three spring months
伊春yīchūnYichun prefecture level city in Heilongjiang
叫春jiàochūnto caterwaul; to call like an animal in heat
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