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English Definitionmechanism; gear; machine-operated; office; agency; organ; organization; establishment; institution; body; strategum; scheme; intrigue; plot; trick
Simplified Script机关
Traditional Script機關
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄍㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1gwaan1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
machine; engine; opportunity; intention; aircraft; pivot; crucial point; flexible (quick-witted); organic; (Chinese surname)
guānto close; to shut; to turn off; to concern; to involve; (Chinese surname); mountain pass

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Words With Same Head Word    
机场jīchǎngairport; airfield
机器jīqìmachine; equipment
机会jīhuìopportunity; chance; occasion
机械jīxièmachine; machinery; mechanical; (old) cunning; scheming
机构jīgòumechanism; structure; organization; agency; institution
Words With Same Tail Word    
有关yǒuguānto have something to do with; to relate to; related to; to concern; concerning
海关hǎiguāncustoms (i.e. border crossing inspection)
相关xiāngguānrelated; relevant; pertinent; to be interrelated; (statistics) correlation
难关nánguāndifficulty; crisis
攻关gōngguānto storm a strategic pass; fig. to tackle a key problem
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