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English Definitionsudden; abrupt; unexpected
Simplified Script突然
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyintūrán, Taiwan pr. túrán
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨ ㄖㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dat6jin4
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to dash; to move forward quickly; to bulge; to protrude; to break through; to rush out; sudden
ráncorrect; right; so; thus; like this; -ly

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Words With Same Head Word    
突出tūchūprominent; outstanding; to give prominence to; to protrude; to project
突击tūjīsudden and violent attack; assault; fig. rushed job; concentrated effort to finish a job quickly
突破tūpòto break through; to make a breakthrough; to surmount or break the back of (a task etc); (of ball sports) to break through a defense
突袭tūxísurprise attack
突厥tūjuéTurkic ethnic group
Words With Same Tail Word    
虽然suīránalthough; even though; even if
当然dāngránonly natural; as it should be; certainly; of course; without doubt
忽然hūránsuddenly; all of a sudden
自然zìránnature; natural; naturally
仍然réngránstill; yet
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