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理性
Main
English Definitionreason; rationality; rational
Simplified Script理性
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinlǐxìng
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧˇ ㄒㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei5sing3
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up
xìngnature; character; property; quality; attribute; sexuality; sex; gender; suffix forming adjective from verb; suffix forming noun from adjective, corresponding to -ness or -ity; essence

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Words With Same Head Word    
理论lǐlùntheory; to argue; to take notice of
理解lǐjiěto comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
理由lǐyóureason; grounds; justification
理想lǐxiǎngan ideal; a dream; ideal; perfect
理发lǐfàa barber; hairdressing
Words With Same Tail Word    
任性rènxìngwillful; headstrong; unruly
个性gèxìngindividuality; personality
积极性jījí xìngzeal; initiative; enthusiasm; activity
女性nǚxìngwoman; the female sex
恶性èxìngmalignant; wicked; vicious (circle); producing evil; rapid (decline); runaway (inflation)
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