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English Definitionto bind; to yoke; to impede
Simplified Script牵绊
Traditional Script牽絆
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄢ ㄅㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hin1bun6
Word Decomposition
qiānto lead along; to pull (an animal on a tether); (bound form) to involve; to draw in
bànto trip; to stumble; to hinder

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Words With Same Head Word    
牵制qiānzhìto control; to curb; to restrict; to impede; to pin down (enemy troops)
牵引qiānyǐnto pull; to draw (a cart); to tow
牵扯qiānchěto involve; to implicate
牵连qiānliánto implicate; implicated; to link together
牵涉qiānshèto involve; implicated
Words With Same Tail Word    
纽绊niǔbànsee 纽襻
羁绊jībàntrammels; fetters; yoke; to restrain; to hinder; restraint
磕磕绊绊kēkē bàn bànbumpy (of a road); limping (of a person)
推理之绊tuīlǐ zhī bànSpiral: Suiri no Kizuna
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