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English Definitionbirthday
Simplified Script生日
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄥ ㄖˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saang1jat6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
shēngto be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student
sun; day; date, day of the month; abbr. for 日本, Japan

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
生物shēngwùorganism; living creature; life form; biological
Words With Same Tail Word    
节日jiérìholiday; festival
星期日xīngqī rìSunday
礼拜日lǐbài rìSunday
早日zǎorìsoon; shortly; on a day quite soon; promptly
假日jiàrìholiday; non-working day
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