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English Definitionblank space
Simplified Script空白
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄎㄨㄥˋ ㄅㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hung1baak6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
kòngto empty; vacant; unoccupied; space; leisure; free time
báiwhite; snowy; pure; bright; empty; blank; plain; clear; to make clear; in vain; gratuitous; free of charge; reactionary; anti-communist; funeral; to stare coldly; to write wrong character; to state; to explain; vernacular; spoken lines in opera; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
空儿kòngrspare time; free time
空闲kòngxiánidle; free time; leisure; unused (place)
空隙kòngxìcrack; gap between two objects; gap in time between two events
空匮kòngkuìscarce; poor
空地kòngdìvacant land; open space
Words With Same Tail Word    
白白báibáiin vain; to no purpose; for nothing; white
洁白jiébáispotlessly white; pure white
苍白cāngbáipale; wan
黑白hēibáiblack and white; right and wrong; monochrome
坦白tǎnbáihonest; forthcoming; to confess
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