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English Definitionto replace (a worn-out tire etc); to change (one's address etc)
Simplified Script更换
Traditional Script更換
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄥ ㄏㄨㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gang1wun6
Word Decomposition
gēngto change or replace; to experience
huànto exchange; to change (clothes etc); to substitute; to switch; to convert (currency)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
更动gēngdòngto change; to replace; to alter
更改gēnggǎito alter
更新gēngxīnto replace the old with new; to renew; to renovate; to upgrade; to update; to regenerate
更正gēngzhèngto correct; to make a correction
更代gēngdàisubstitution; replacing former general; change of leader
Words With Same Tail Word    
交换jiāohuànto exchange; to swap; to switch (telecom); commutative (math); to commute
转换zhuǎnhuànto change; to switch; to convert; to transform
兑换duìhuànto convert; to exchange
替换tìhuànto exchange; to replace; to substitute for; to switch
调换diàohuànto exchange; to change places; to swap
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