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English Definitionto exist; to survive
Simplified Script生存
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥ ㄘㄨㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sang1cyun4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
shēngto be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student
cúnto exist; to deposit; to store; to keep; to survive

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
生产shēngchǎnto produce; to manufacture; to give birth to a child
生活shēnghuólife; activity; to live; livelihood
生词shēngcínew word (in textbook); word that is unfamiliar or not yet studied
生命shēngmìnglife; living; biological
Words With Same Tail Word    
保存bǎocúnto conserve; to preserve; to keep; to save (a file etc) (computing)
库存kùcúnproperty or cash held in reserve; stock
储存chǔcúnstockpile; to store; to stockpile; storage
并存bìngcúnto exist at the same time; to coexist
依存yīcúnto depend on something for existence; dependent on
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