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English Definitionlimits; bounds; dividing line
Simplified Script界线
Traditional Script界線
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄝˋ ㄒㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gaai3sin3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
jièboundary; scope; extent; circles; group; kingdom (taxonomy)
线 xiànthread; string; wire; line

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
界限jièxiànboundary; marginal
界乎jièhūvariant of 介乎
界别jièbiékingdom (taxonomy)
界定jièdìngdefinition; to delimit
界尺jièchǐungraduated ruler; straightedge
Words With Same Tail Word    
路线lùxiànitinerary; route; political line (e.g. right revisionist road)
光线guāngxiànlight ray; light; illumination; lighting (for a photograph)
战线zhànxiànbattle line; battlefront; front
电线diànxiànwire; power cord
直线zhíxiànstraight line; sharply (rise or fall)
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