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English Definitionto take over (from one another); to alternate; to replace; to relay
Simplified Script更替
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄥ ㄊㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gang1tai3
Word Decomposition
gēngto change or replace; to experience
to substitute for; to take the place of; to replace; for; on behalf of; to stand in for

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Words With Same Head Word    
更换gēnghuànto replace (a worn-out tire etc); to change (one's address etc)
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
Words With Same Tail Word    
代替dàitìto replace; to take the place of
接替jiētìto replace; to take over (a position or post)
交替jiāotìto replace; alternately; in turn
倒替dǎotìto take turns (responsibility); to replace
枪替qiāngtìto substitute for somebody in sitting an examination
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