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English Definitionshould
Simplified Script本该
Traditional Script本該
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄣˇ ㄍㄞ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bun2goi1
Word Decomposition
běnroots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; measure word for books, periodicals, files, etc.; originally
gāishould; ought to; probably; must be; to deserve; to owe; to be somebody's turn to do something; that; the above-mentioned

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Words With Same Head Word    
本子běnzibook; notebook; edition
本质běnzhìessence; nature; innate character; intrinsic quality
本事běnshiability; skill
本来běnláioriginal; originally; at first; it goes without saying; of course
本领běnlǐngskill; ability; capability
Words With Same Tail Word    
应该yīnggāiought to; should; must
活该huógāi(coll.) serve somebody right; deservedly; ought; should
不该bùgāishould not; to owe nothing
合该hégāiought to; should
但该dàngāibut this
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