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English Definitionocean
Simplified Script海洋
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄏㄞˇ ㄧㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hoi2joeng4
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
hǎiocean; sea; great number of people or things; (dialect) numerous; (Chinese surname)
yángocean; vast; foreign; silver dollar or coin

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
海关hǎiguāncustoms (i.e. border crossing inspection)
海边hǎibiāncoast; seaside; seashore; beach
海峡hǎixiáchannel; strait
海拔hǎibáheight above sea level; elevation
Words With Same Tail Word    
西洋xīyángthe West (Europe and North America); countries of the Indian Ocean (traditional)
汪洋wāngyángvast body of water
三洋sānyángSanyō, Japanese electronics company
出洋chūyángto go abroad (old)
刘洋liúyángLiu Yang (1978-), China's first female astronaut in space (June 16, 2012)
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