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English Definitionnext in sequence; second; the second (day, time etc); secondary; vice-; sub-; infra-; inferior quality; substandard; order; sequence; hypo- (chemistry); measure word for enumerated events: time
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄘˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ci3
Part of Speech(量) measure word
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Words With Same Head Word    
次要cìyàosecondary
次数cìshùnumber of times; frequency; order number (in a series); power (math.); degree of a polynomial (math.)
次品cìpǐnsubstandard products; defective; seconds
次序cìxùsequence; order
次之cìzhīsecond (in a competition); occupying second place
Words With Same Tail Word    
其次qícìnext; secondly
层次céngcìlayer; level; gradation; arrangement of ideas; (a person's) standing
档次dàngcìgrade; class; quality; level
人次réncìperson-times; visits; measure word for number of people participating
依次yīcìin order; in succession
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