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正本
Main
English Definitionoriginal (of a document); reserved copy (of a library book)
Simplified Script正本
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhèngběn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄥˋ ㄅㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zing3bun2
Word Decomposition
zhèngstraight; upright; proper; main; principal; to correct; to rectify; exactly; just (at that time); right (in that place); (math.) positive
běnroots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; measure word for books, periodicals, files, etc.; originally

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Words With Same Head Word    
正在zhèngzàijust at (that time); right in (that place); right in the middle of (doing something)
正确zhèngquècorrect; proper
正式zhèngshìformal; official
正常zhèngchángregular; normal; ordinary
正好zhènghǎojust (in time); just right; just enough; to happen to; to chance to; by chance; it just so happens that
Words With Same Tail Word    
基本jīběnbasic; fundamental; main; elementary
课本kèběntextbook
根本gēnběnfundamental; basic; root; simply; absolutely (not); (not) at all
资本zīběncapital (economics)
成本chéngběn(manufacturing, production etc) costs
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