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离开
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English Definitionto depart; to leave
Simplified Script离开
Traditional Script離開
Pinyinlíkāi
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄌㄧˊ ㄎㄞ
Cantonese (Jyutping)lei4hoi1
Part of Speech(动补式) verb complement
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
to leave; to part from; to be away from; (in giving distances) from; without (something); independent of; one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦, symbolizing fire; ☲; (Chinese surname)
kāito open; to start; to turn on; to boil; to write out (a prescription, check, invoice etc); to operate (a vehicle); carat (gold); abbr. for Kelvin, 开尔文; abbr. for 开本, book format; ; (to hold (meeting, exhibition, etc.)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
离婚líhūnto divorce; divorced from (one's spouse)
离休líxiūto retire; to leave work and rest (euphemism for compulsory retirement of old cadres)
离别líbiéto leave (on a long journey); to part from somebody
离去líqùto leave; to exit
离世líshìto pass away; death
Words With Same Tail Word    
公开gōngkāipublic; to publish; to make public
召开zhàokāito convene (a conference or meeting); to convoke; to call together
展开zhǎnkāito unfold; to carry out; to be in full swing; to launch
分开fēnkāito separate; to part
睁开zhēngkāito open (one's eyes)
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