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Main
English Definitionto 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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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinliú
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lau4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Basic

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Words With Same Head Word    
流利liúlìfluent
流动liúdòngto flow; to circulate; to go from place to place; to be mobile; (of assets) liquid
流域liúyùriver basin; valley; drainage area
流传liúchuánto spread; to circulate; to hand down
流氓liúmángrogue; hoodlum; gangster; immoral behavior
Words With Same Tail Word    
交流jiāoliúto exchange; exchange; communication; interaction; to have social contact (with somebody)
河流héliúriver
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)
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