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English DefinitionSpring Festival (Chinese New Year)
Simplified Script春节
Traditional Script春節
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨㄣ ㄐㄧㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceon1zit3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
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Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
chūnspring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life; (Chinese surname)
jiéfestival; holiday; node; joint; section; segment; part; to economize; to save; to abridge; moral integrity; measure word for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses

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Words With Same Head Word    
春天chūntiānspring (season)
春假chūnjiàspring break
春耕chūngēngto plow a field in the spring
春运chūnyùn(increased) passenger transportation around Chinese New Year
Words With Same Tail Word    
季节jìjiétime; season; period
调节tiáojiéto adjust; to regulate; to harmonize; to reconcile (accountancy etc)
时节shíjiéseason; time
细节xìjiédetails; particulars
情节qíngjiéplot; circumstances
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