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English Definitionfirst-class
Simplified Script第一流
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyindìyī liú
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧˋ ㄧ ㄌㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)dai6jat1 lau4
Word Decomposition
第一dìyīfirst; number one; primary
liúto flow; to disseminate; to circulate or spread; to move or drift; to degenerate; to banish or send into exile; stream of water or something resembling one; class, rate or grade

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
第一例dìyī lìfirst case; first instance; first time (something is done)
第一手dìyī shǒufirst-hand
第一次dìyī cìthe first time; first; number one
第一步dìyī bùstep one; first step
第一炮dìyī pào(fig.) opening shot
Words With Same Tail Word    
交流jiāoliúto exchange; exchange; communication; interaction; to have social contact (with somebody)
轮流lúnliúto alternate; to take turns
电流diànliúelectric current
主流zhǔliúmain stream (of a river); fig. the essential point; main viewpoint of a matter; mainstream (culture etc)
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