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English Definitionstate of affairs; state; mode; situation
Simplified Script状态
Traditional Script狀態
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄨㄤˋ ㄊㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zong6taai3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zhuàngaccusation; suit; state; condition; strong; great; -shaped
tài(bound form); appearance; shape; form; state; attitude; (grammar) voice

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Words With Same Head Word    
状况zhuàngkuàngcondition; state; situation
状元zhuàngyuántop scorer in the palace examination (highest rank of the Imperial examination system); see 榜眼 and 探花; top scorer in college entrance examination 高考; (fig.) the most brilliantly talented person in the field; leading light
状告zhuànggàoto sue; to take to court; to file a lawsuit
状物zhuàngwù...-shaped thing (suffix)
状语zhuàngyǔadverbial adjunct (adverb or adverbial clause)
Words With Same Tail Word    
形态xíngtàishape; form; pattern; morphology
姿态zītàiattitude; posture; stance
动态dòngtàimovement; motion; development; trend; dynamic (science)
事态shìtàisituation; existing state of affairs
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