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English Definitionto implicate; implicated; to link together
Simplified Script牵连
Traditional Script牽連
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄢ ㄌㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hin1lin4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
qiānto lead along; to pull (an animal on a tether); (bound form) to involve; to draw in
liánto link; to join; to connect; continuously; in succession; including; (used with , etc) even; company (military); (Chinese surname)

Related Words

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    
接连jiēliánon end; in a row; in succession
一连yīliánin a row; in succession; running
连连liánliánrepeatedly; again and again
相连xiāngliánto link; to join; link; connection
二连èrliánErlian basin in Inner Mongolia
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