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普通
Main
English Definitioncommon; ordinary; general; average
Simplified Script普通
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinpǔtōng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄆㄨˇ ㄊㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)pou2tung1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
general; popular; everywhere; universal
tōngto go through; to know well; (suffix) expert; to connect; to communicate; open; to clear; measure word for letters, telegrams, phone calls, etc.

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Words With Same Head Word    
普遍pǔbiànuniversal; general; widespread; common
普及pǔjíto spread extensively; to generalize; widespread; popular; universal; ubiquitous; pervasive
普查pǔchácensus; general survey; general investigation; reconnaissance survey
普京pǔjīngVladimir Putin (1952-), president of Russia
普世pǔshìecumenical; universal
Words With Same Tail Word    
交通jiāotōngto be connected; traffic; transportation; communications; liaison
沟通gōutōngto join; to connect; to link up; to communicate
流通liútōngto circulate; to distribute; circulation; distribution
畅通chàngtōngunimpeded; free-flowing; straight path; unclogged; move without obstruction
卡通kǎtōngcartoon (loanword)
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