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English Definitionto pull; to draw (a cart); to tow
Simplified Script牵引
Traditional Script牽引
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄢ ㄧㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hin1jan5
Part of Speech(动) verb
Word Decomposition
qiānto lead along; to pull (an animal on a tether); (bound form) to involve; to draw in
yǐnto draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch something; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
牵制qiānzhìto control; to curb; to restrict; to impede; to pin down (enemy troops)
牵扯qiānchěto involve; to implicate
牵连qiānliánto implicate; implicated; to link together
牵涉qiānshèto involve; implicated
牵牛qiānniúmorning glory (Pharbitis nil); Altair (star); Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎织女
Words With Same Tail Word    
吸引xīyǐnto attract (interest, investment etc)
指引zhǐyǐnto guide; to show; to point (the way); directions; guidance; guidelines
援引yuányǐnto quote; to cite; to recommend (one's friend's, associates etc)
勾引gōuyǐnto seduce; to tempt
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