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河流
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English Definitionriver
Simplified Script河流
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinhéliú
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄜˊ ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ho4lau4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
river
liúto flow; to disseminate; to circulate or spread; to move or drift; to degenerate; to banish or send into exile; stream of water or something resembling one; class, rate or grade

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Words With Same Head Word    
河道hédàoriver course; river channel
河南hénánHenan province (Honan) in central China, abbr. , capital Zhengzhou 郑州
河北héběiHebei province (Hopeh) in north China surrounding Beijing, short name , capital Shijiazhuang 石家庄
河套hétàoriver bend; the Great Bend of the Yellow River in Inner Mongolia
河伯hébóname or river God associated with Yellow river
Words With Same Tail Word    
交流jiāoliúto exchange; exchange; communication; interaction; to have social contact (with somebody)
轮流lúnliúto alternate; to take turns
电流diànliúelectric current
主流zhǔliúmain stream (of a river); fig. the essential point; main viewpoint of a matter; mainstream (culture etc)
潮流cháoliútide; current; trend
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