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English Definitionspring and autumn; four seasons; year; a person's age; annals (used in book titles); Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC); Spring and Autumn Annals, chronicle of Lu State (722-481 BC)
Simplified Script春秋
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨㄣ ㄑㄧㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceon1cau1
Word Decomposition
chūnspring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life; (Chinese surname)
qiūautumn; fall; harvest time; a swing; (Chinese surname)

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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    
中秋zhōngqiūthe Mid-autumn festival, the traditional moon-viewing festival on the 15th of the 8th lunar month
仲秋zhòngqiūsecond month of autumn; 8th month of the lunar calendar
初秋chūqiūearly autumn; 7th month of the lunar calendar
千秋qiānqiūa thousand years; your birthday (honorific)
张秋zhāngqiūCho Chang (Harry Potter)
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