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English Definitiondynasty; reign (of a king)
Simplified Script朝代
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄠˊ ㄉㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ciu4doi6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5
Word Decomposition
cháoimperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards; abbr. for 朝鲜 Korea
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
朝鲜cháoxiǎnKorean Joseon or Chosun dynasty 1392-1910; North Korea; Korea as geographic term
朝阳cháoyángChaoyang district in east and northeast Beijing, a county level district of Beijing municipality; Chaoyang prefecture level city in Liaoning province 辽宁省 in northeast China; Chaoyang district of Changchun city 长春市, Jilin; Chaoyang county in Chaoyang 朝阳, Liaoning
朝着cháozhefacing; advancing (towards)
朝天cháotiānto have an audience with the Emperor; to be presented at court; to look skyward; to look up; Chaotian district of Guangyuan city 广元市, Sichuan
朝中cháozhōngNorth Korea-China
Words With Same Tail Word    
现代xiàndàimodern times; modern age; modern era; Hyundai, South Korean company
时代shídàiage; era; epoch; period (in one's life); Time, US weekly news magazine
年代niándàia decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period
古代gǔdàiancient times; olden times
交代jiāodàito hand over; to explain; to make clear; to brief (somebody); to account for; to justify oneself; to confess; to finish (colloquial)
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